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Archive US: Trading

  • *Graphic: World FX rates in 2017 http://tmsnrt.rs/2egbfVh. *Wall Street dips, dollar flat. NEW YORK, March 31- An index of world stocks dipped on Friday as investors locked in a quarterly gain that has given equities their best start to a year since 2012, while oil prices finished their worst quarter since 2015..

  • *S&P 500, Dow on pace for best 1st qtr since 2013. March 31- Wall Street edged lower on Friday, held down by Exxon and JPMorgan Chase as investors wrapped up a strong quarter and weighed whether corporate earnings reports will justify the market's lofty valuations. Major indexes have hit a series of record highs following the election of President Donald Trump on...

  • *Graphic: World FX rates in 2017 http://tmsnrt.rs/2egbfVh. *Wall Street little changed, dollar dips. NEW YORK, March 31- An index of world stocks dipped on Friday as investors locked in a quarterly gain that has given equities their best start to a year since 2012, while the dollar inched lower after a Federal Reserve official said the U.S. central bank was in no rush...

  • JPM: Buy on the next pullback

    Stephen Parker of J.P. Morgan Private Bank gives CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis his outlook for the markets, and when investors should buy.

  • March 31- U.S. stocks were slightly lower on Friday, dragged down by technology stocks as investors locked in gains of what is likely to be Wall Street's strongest first-quarter performance in four years. A raft of strong economic data and the possibility of fiscal stimulus under President Donald Trump have driven U.S. equities to record highs since his...

  • NEW YORK, March 30- Equities in world markets edged higher on Thursday, led by gains on Wall Street after an upward revision to U.S. economic growth, while U.S. crude oil rose to trade above $50 per barrel for the first time in three weeks. The euro slipped after data showed easing inflation in Spain and Germany, pushing back bets on tighter policy from the European...

  • March 30- Wall Street gained on Thursday, led by financial shares, after data showed U.S. economic growth was stronger than previously reported last quarter, helped by robust consumer spending, and the tech-heavy Nasdaq set a record closing high. U.S. economic growth slowed less than previously reported in the fourth quarter as robust consumer spending...

  • Bespoke’s Hickey: Here’s what Q2 could bring

    What’s ahead for the S&P 500? Paul Hickey of Bespoke Investment Group discusses with Brian Sullivan.

  • The big ETF that’s down more than 50 percent this year

    The triple-levered natural gas ETF (UGAZ) has plunged this year. Bill Baruch of IITrader and Gina Sanchez of Chantico Global discuss with Brian Sullivan.

  • March 30- U.S. stocks gained on Thursday, led by financial shares, after data showed U.S. economic growth was stronger than previously reported last quarter, helped by robust consumer spending. U.S. economic growth slowed less than previously reported in the fourth quarter as robust consumer spending provided a boost, the Commerce Department said.

  • NEW YORK, March 30- Equities in key world markets edged higher on Thursday, led by gains on Wall Street after an upward revision to U.S. economic growth data, while U.S. crude rose to trade above $50 per barrel for the first time in three weeks. The euro slipped after data showed easing inflation in Spain and Germany, paring back bets on tighter policy from the European...

  • Markets are about to head 5 percent higher: Technician

    Rich Ross of Evercore ISI explains why the charts are showing a 5 percent rally ahead for the S&P.

  • CNBC's Jim Cramer suggested there could be a "pause" in the stock after Samsung's new Galaxy S8 flagship device received positive reviews. Gross domestic product increased 2.1 percent, compared with the previously reported 1.9 percent, the Commerce Department said. The market has been range bound in the past few days after hitting a series of record highs,...

  • JOHANNESBURG, March 30- South Africa's rand firmed against the dollar on Thursday in volatile trade following a confirmation that President Jacob Zuma plans to fire Finance Minister Pravin Grodhan, while stocks were dragged lower by the fraught political environment. At 1500 GMT, the rand traded at 12.8300 per dollar, 1.7 percent firmer from its New York close...

  • NEW YORK, March 30- Equities in key world markets edged higher on Thursday, supported by an advance in U.S. crude to trade above $50 per barrel for the first time in three weeks, while stocks on Wall Street also got a lift from growth data. The euro slipped after data showed easing inflation in Spain and Germany, paring back bets on tighter policy from the European...

  • March 30- U.S. stocks were higher in morning trading on Thursday as bank stocks gained after data showed that the domestic economy grew at a faster pace in the fourth-quarter than previously estimated. Gross domestic product increased 2.1 percent, compared with the previously reported 1.9 percent, the Commerce Department said. The market has been range bound...

  • Stock markets everywhere have rallied so far in 2017, with Wall Street hitting record highs on hopes that the U.S. administration will usher in financial deregulation and sweeping tax cuts. Many are now arguing that markets have become too reluctant to consider several key risks, including potentially-disruptive elections in Europe and no guarantees that...

  • Who’s behind the mysterious trades on the VIX?

    A huge player appears to be betting big on a volatility spike. Pravit Chintawongvanich of Macro Risk Advisors discusses with Brian Sullivan.

  • Stocks set for first losing month since Trump’s win

    The S&P is poised to log its first down month since October. Erin Gibbs of S&P Global and Matt Maley of Miller Tabak discuss with Brian Sullivan.

  • NEW YORK, March 29- Stocks rose slightly on Wall Street on Wednesday, just enough to buoy a global equities index, while crude futures hit a week high after a smaller-than-expected build in U.S. inventories. Chicago Fed President Charles Evans said he favors further rate hikes this year, while Boston Fed President Eric Rosengren said the Fed should raise rates...