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  • NEW YORK, Feb 14- A gauge of global equity markets dipped on Tuesday and the dollar strengthened as U.S. Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen struck a hawkish tone on the timing of an interest rate hike. Yellen said in prepared remarks before the U.S. Senate Banking Committee that the central bank will likely need to raise interest rates at an upcoming meeting,...

  • *Yellen to speak in Washington at 10:00 a.m. ET. Yellen starts her testimony before the Senate Banking Committee at 10:00 a.m. ET. "The market is pricing in good times ahead but the question is whether the administration is going to be able to deliver on the promises made," said Andre Bakhos, managing director at Janlyn Capital in Bernardsville, New Jersey.

  • Feb 14- U.S. stock index futures were flat on Tuesday, a day after Wall Street hit record highs and ahead of a speech by Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen, which will be scrutinized for the central bank's plan on the timing of interest rate hikes. *Yellen gives a semiannual testimony before the Senate Banking Committee at 10:00 a.m. ET in Washington, facing...

  • Here's what could take us to Dow 22,000: Siegel

    Professor Jeremy Siegel of the Wharton School discusses what could propel the Dow to 22,000 in this interview with Brian Sullivan.

  • Here's the biggest risk to the rally: Siegel

    What will it take to the stop the rally in its tracks? Professor Jeremy Siegel of the Wharton School discusses in this interview with Brian Sullivan.

  • Apple shares hit all time high — and may have more room to run

    Is Apple still a buy after closing at an all-time high? Ari Wald of Oppenheimer and Erin Gibbs of S&P Global discuss with Brian Sullivan.

  • *Financials lead Wall Street higher. Financials and banks in particular led equities on Wall Street higher as investors bet Trump's tax reform plans and softer regulatory environment will boost economic growth and corporate profits. "Investors are willing to say the prospects for growth are higher now than they were, and they're not just saying it, they're...

  • Feb 13- U.S. equity indexes hit record highs on Monday, with the benchmark S&P 500' s market value topping $20 trillion as investors bet tax cuts promised by President Donald Trump would boost the economy. "Day after day, corporate executives from a variety of industries are being brought to the White House to consult with the president. Business does seem to be back...

  • *Greenback hits two-week peak vs yen after Trump-Abe meeting Investors await Yellen's testimony before Congress. NEW YORK, Feb 13- The dollar rose to a near three-week high against a basket of currencies on Monday, lifted investments, as well as bets on whether the Federal Reserve may raise interest rates more quickly. It's been friendly for stocks and also for...

  • *Palladium touches highest since Jan. 25. NEW YORK/ LONDON, Feb 13- Gold prices slipped on Monday as the dollar rose and equities climbed, but political and economic uncertainties in the United States and Europe are expected to provide support for now. The spot price was down 0.7 percent at $1,225.71 an ounce by 2:51 p.m. EST, falling further below last week's...

  • Here's why it's time to short gold: Trader

    Todd Gordon of TradingAnalysis.com believes that gold is headed lower, and he bets against the yellow metal.

  • *Financials lead Wall Street higher. Financials and banks in particular led equities on Wall Street higher as investors bet Trump's tax reform plans and softer regulatory environment will boost economic growth and corporate profits. Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Trump opened talks at the White House on Monday, with Trudeau seeking to nurture...

  • *Financials lead Wall Street higher. Financials and banks in particular led equities on Wall Street higher as investors bet Trump's tax reform plans and softer regulatory environment will boost economic growth and corporate profits. "It's interesting and it's very important that the financials are on the leading edge of the reflation trade," said Peter Kenny,...

  • *Investors await Yellen's testimony before Congress. NEW YORK, Feb 13- The dollar rose to a near three-week high against a basket of currencies on Monday, lifted investments as well as bets on whether the Federal Reserve might raise interest rates more quickly. It's been friendly for stocks and also for the dollar, "said Thierry Albert Wizman, global interest rates...

  • SAO PAULO, Feb 13- Brazilian orange juice producers ended 2016 with the lowest level of stocks on record, as sagging processing yields and a smaller crop reduced output in the world's largest exporter. The industry group said frozen, concentrated orange juice stocks at the end of the crop year on June 30 are projected at 70,290 tonnes, or enough for three weeks of...

  • NEW YORK, Feb 10- Buoyant oil prices since Donald Trump's election have provided no lasting halo effect for energy stocks as the sector's profit rebound has lacked vigor, but that could change in the week ahead with a fresh crop of quarterly scorecards. Helped by OPEC output cuts, oil prices are up roughly 20 percent since Trump's victory, and U.S. crude has held...

  • NEW YORK, Feb 10- Buoyant oil prices since Donald Trump's election have provided no lasting halo effect for energy stocks as the sector's profit rebound has lacked vigor, but that could change in the week ahead with a fresh crop of quarterly scorecards. Helped by OPEC output cuts, oil prices are up roughly 20 percent since Trump's victory, and U.S. crude has held...

  • Feb 10- Wall Street's main stock indexes rose to fresh all-time closing highs as a spike in oil prices supported energy shares and investors renewed their optimism about President Donald Trump's economic agenda. The benchmark S&P 500 has surged 8.3 percent since Trump's Nov. 8 election, fueled by expectations he will lower corporate taxes, reduce regulations...

  • Bond yields set to sink: BofAML technician

    Paul Ciana of Bank of America Merrill Lynch spots a telling pattern on the chart of the 5-year Treasury yield.

  • The big market shift that many may have missed

    The relationships among different sectors have loosened lately. Matt Maley of Miller Tabak and Nick Colas of Covergex discuss with Eric Chemi.