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  • NEW YORK, April 19- U.S. Oil prices quickly recovered from lows reached early on Monday, after a deal to freeze oil output by OPEC and non- OPEC producers fell apart on Sunday. "It does feel like we are really drifting and taking cues from risk sentiment at this point," said Gennadiy Goldberg, an interest rate strategist at TD Securities in New York.

  • NEW YORK, April 19- Argentina made a triumphant return to the international bond markets on Tuesday, launching a bigger-than-expected US $16.5 bn offering that amassed a whopping US $68 bn- plus in orders. "Argentina is a grab-fest out there," one New York- based investor told IFR. It also is selling a US $2.75 bn three-year at 6.25%, a US $4.5 bn five-year at 6.875% and a...

  • Freefall skydivers

    Wall Street banks reported ugly quarters for FICC trading desks, which took a beating in a volatile market.

  • *Crude oil prices helped by news of Kuwait strike. TOKYO, April 19- Asian share markets rose on Tuesday, taking their cue from gains on Wall Street after a strike in Kuwait helped spark a recovery in crude oil prices. Japan's Nikkei stock index was up 3.4 percent in early trading, a day after it plunged by that same percentage as investors assessed the impact of...

  • NEW YORK, April 18- Oil prices edged lower on Monday after producers failed to agree on a plan to curb global supply at a meeting in Qatar, while world stock markets rose and the Dow Jones industrial average closed above 18,000 for the first time since July. In Qatar, some 18 oil-exporting nations, including OPEC members, failed to agree to stabilize output at January...

  • Fear barometer rises

    The Credit Suisse Fear Barometer is near record highs, but why? Dennis Davitt and Rich Ross discuss with Dominic Chu.

  • The big trade on Facebook

    One options trader has an interesting way to play the tech giant. Dennis Davitt and Rich Ross discuss with Dominic Chu.

  • NEW YORK, April 18- U.S. U.S. bonds had gained a bid overnight as oil prices plunged after a deal to freeze oil output by OPEC and non- OPEC producers fell apart on Sunday. "Oil prices are going to continue to be very important to the market," said Mary Ann Hurley, vice president in fixed income trading at D.A.

  • NEW YORK, April 18- Oil prices steadied on Monday as a strike in Kuwait offset concern over producers' failure to agree on a plan to curb global supply at a meeting in Qatar, while world stock markets rose. Weighing on oil prices earlier was the failure in Doha of some 18 oil-exporting nations, including OPEC members, to agree to stabilize output at January levels...

  • NEW YORK, April 18- Argentina returned to the international bond markets for the first time in 15 years on Monday as it winds down a long-running battle with investors following its 2001 default, IFR reported. Argentina announced a US $10 bn- $15 bn bond, whose proceeds will help pay off the holders of its defaulted bonds who had rejected the payment terms of the...

  • *Nikkei skids as investors assess Kumamoto quake impact. NEW YORK, April 18- Oil prices slumped on Monday after producers failed to agree on a plan to curb global supply at a meeting in Qatar, while world stock markets edged higher. Some 18 oil-exporting nations, including OPEC members, had gathered in Doha, the capital of Qatar, over the weekend in an attempt to agree...

  • April 18- Wall Street reversed course on Monday, lifted by Hasbro, Walt Disney and a recovery in oil prices. Crude was down about 2 percent, recovering from a near 7 percent fall spurred by the collapsed talks in Doha among major producers to tackle a stubborn global surplus. "I think it was widely anticipated that a deal was unlikely over the weekend and the market has...

  • NEW YORK, April 18- Argentina returned to the international bond markets for the first time in 15 years on Monday as it winds down a long-running battle with investors following its 2001 default, IFR reported. Argentina announced a US $10- $15 bln bond, whose proceeds will help pay off the holders of its defaulted bonds who had rejected the payment terms of the...

  • "I think what we're seeing is more a function of the momentum that's been in place and a bit of flow specific action," said Ian Lyngen, senior government bond strategist at CRT Capital in Stamford, Connecticut. Treasuries had earlier gained a bid as oil and stock prices declined, after a deal to freeze oil output by OPEC and non- OPEC producers fell apart on Sunday.

  • *Nikkei skids as investors assess Kumamoto quake impact. LONDON, April 18- A dive in oil prices sent stock markets lower on Monday after producers meeting in Qatar failed to agree on a plan to curb global supply, quashing the more optimistic tone which prevailed for much of the past week. Some 18 oil-exporting nations, including OPEC members, had gathered in Doha, the...

  • *Hopes for China growth revival can be dashed- analyst. SHANGHAI, April 18- China and Hong Kong stocks tracked regional markets lower on Monday morning, with sentiment soured by a tumble in crude oil futures after weekend talks among exporters failed to reach agreement on production cuts. China's central bank governor Zhou Xiaochuan told a meeting in Washington...

  • Is the S&P 72% overvalued?

    A comparison between the S&P 500 market cap and GDP yields an uncomfortable conclusion. Nicholas Colas and Gina Sanchez discuss with Dominic Chu.

  • The Dow's big revenue problem

    Should the Dow's big expected revenue decline be a cause for concern? Nicholas Colas and Gina Sanchez discuss with Dominic Chu.

  • *Indexes tally 7th up week in past 9. *Crude down ahead of producer meeting. April 15- Wall Street dipped on Friday as oil price declines weighed on energy shares and Apple dragged on the market, but major indexes still posted gains for the week.

  • April 15- Wall Street was slightly lower on Friday as investors digested U.S. corporate earnings as well as data that pointed to a slow global economic recovery, ahead of a crucial meeting of oil producers to help tackle a global surplus. Crude was down more than 2 percent ahead of Sunday's meeting in Doha, led by top exporters Saudi Arabia and Russia, to discuss a...