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  • *Wall St gains in early trading. NEW YORK, April 11- The U.S. dollar dropped to its lowest level in nearly eight months on Monday, lifting metals prices and commodity sector stocks, and U.S. crude reversed losses to trade above $40 a barrel. On Wall Street, stocks opened higher led by miners and ahead of results from Alcoa, seen as the unofficial start to quarterly...

  • Treasury yields rose across the curve on Monday as growing hopes of stimulus in China and the potential for intervention in Japan helped support bids for riskier assets like oil and stocks. With no major U.S. data due and thin liquidity, Monday's bond market activity followed a theme of improved risk appetite from Friday, when Treasury yields rose from their...

  • April 11- Wall Street was set to open higher on Monday as investors braced for corporate earnings season, with Alcoa set to post first-quarter results after the market closes. "We're in a bit of a holding pattern until earnings, which kick off with Alcoa tonight, but more importantly the banks will start to report by mid-week," said Aaron Clark, a portfolio manager at...

  • LONDON, April 11- World markets struggled for direction on Monday, with renewed strength in the yen, government bonds and gold pointing to heightened caution among investors, but a sharp rebound in European stocks suggesting a pent-up appetite for risk. Europe's main indices fell as much as 1 percent, Japan's yen rose to a 17- month high against the dollar and...

  • MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan was a few ticks lower, after Wall Street ended with modest gains on Friday even as the S&P 500 still suffered its biggest weekly decline in two months. Japan's Nikkei stock index skidded 1.2 percent in early trading. Data released early on Monday showed Japan's core machinery orders fell 9.2 percent in...

  • *Oil climb lifts stocks in U.S., Europe. NEW YORK, April 8- Global equity markets advanced on Friday, buoyed by a jump in oil prices, but were lower for the week as the dollar gave up early gains against the yen. Stocks on Wall Street and in Europe were lifted by energy names, with Brent and U.S. crude oil jumping more than 6 percent as drawdowns in U.S. crude stocks fed hopes a...

  • Global markets hitting a wall?

    Technical analyst Dana Lyons sees disturbing signs in the chart of the global Dow. He discusses with Brian Sullivan.

  • Financial sector stumbles to start 2016

    What's behind the financial lag? Boris Schlossberg and Gina Sanchez discuss with Brian Sullivan.

  • April 8- A sharp rally in crude oil and energy shares kept U.S. stocks in positive territory on Friday, but indexes were on track to post losses for the week and a drop in shares of biotechs kept a lid on the Nasdaq. The index has mostly rallied since mid-February along with oil prices and as worries over China eased. Peter Kenny, senior market strategist at Global...

  • *Oil climb lifts stocks in U.S., Europe. Stocks on Wall Street and in Europe were lifted by energy names, with Brent and U.S. crude oil jumping more than 6 percent as drawdowns in U.S. crude stockpiles fed hopes a punishing global glut that has persisted for nearly two years may be nearing tipping point. "Crude oil continues to be one of the two principal drivers of equity...

  • April 8- A sharp rally in crude oil drove gains on the S&P 500 and the Dow on Friday, but a fall in healthcare and technology stocks pushed the Nasdaq into negative territory. Fed Chair Janet Yellen said on Thursday that the U.S. economy was on "a solid course," while New York Fed President William Dudley said on Friday a cautious and gradual approach to raising rates was...

  • *Oil climb lifts stocks in U.S., Europe. Stocks on Wall Street and in Europe were lifted by energy names, as both Brent and U.S. crude oil saw gains of more than 5 percent on hopes a global excess of crude could be nearing a tipping point. "You've kind of got this story of we are still expanding but there is a litany of risks, or weak points, to the expansion that could easily...

  • April 8- A strong rebound in oil pushed U.S. stocks higher on Friday, while investors took comfort in Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen's positive comments on the economy. Crude jumped more than 6 percent on rising hopes that top producers would agree to freeze output and positive economic indicators in the United States and Europe hinted at an increase in...

  • *But soaring crude output in Iraq, Iran compounds glut. LONDON, April 8- Oil prices rose on Friday, lifted by hopes that a punishing global excess of crude oil could be nearing a tipping point and firm economic indicators from the United States and Germany that cast a positive light on growth in fuel demand. "You have declining supply in the United States and a...

  • *But soaring crude output in Iraq, Iran compounds glut. LONDON, April 8- Oil prices rose on Friday, lifted by fresh hopes over a proposed freeze in oil production and firm economic indicators from the United States and Germany that cast a positive light on growth in fuel demand. "You have declining supply in the United States and a declining rig rate," said Bjarne...

  • LONDON, April 8- Gold fell on Friday as strength in equities prompted investors to cash in some of the previous day's gains, but remained on track for its biggest weekly rise in five as the Federal Reserve stayed cautious on U.S. rate hikes. Spot gold was down 0.4 percent at $1,236.00 an ounce at 0937 GMT, while U.S. gold futures for June delivery were flat at $1,237.50...

  • NEW YORK, April 7- Argentina will begin meeting investors Monday as it returns to the international bond market for the first time in 15 years and closes the book on a long and bitter battle with its creditors. A market pariah since a US $100 bn default in 2001, Argentina has made peace with litigant investors under the administration of new President Mauricio...

  • NEW YORK, April 7- U.S. Oil slipped around 1 percent and Wall Street stocks were down 1.5 percent. Federal Open Market Committee meeting released Wednesday at 2 p.m. highlighted concerns about the Federal Reserve's limited ability to tackle a global economic slowdown, reducing the odds of a rate increase this year.

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    Valeant shares have plunged amid a wild accounting scandal. Erin Gibbs and Dennis Davitt discuss with Brian Sullivan.

  • Is volatility back?

    With the VIX rising, are volatile times here again? Dennis Davitt of Harvest Volatility Management and Erin Gibbs of S&P Investment Advisory discuss with Brian Sullivan.