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Archive US: Trading

  • Bonds are doing something few expected

    The 10-year yield dipped below 2.2% on Tuesday, hitting a 5-month low. Max Wolff of 55 Capital and Craig Johnson of Piper Jaffray discuss with Brian Sullivan.

  • NEW YORK, April 18- Sterling jumped, along with gold, while stocks and the U.S. dollar fell on Tuesday after Britain called a snap election for June, adding to investor concerns over geopolitical instability. The British pound rallied as much as 2.7 percent against the U.S. dollar to hit its highest level since early October after British Prime Minister Theresa May...

  • French opinion polls show that far-right leader Marine Le Pen and centrist Emmanuel Macron qualifying next Sunday for the May 7 run-off, but the gap with conservative Francois Fillon and far-leftist Jean-Luc Melenchon has been tightening. "There are election fears in France and geopolitical fears in Asia," said Gennadiy Goldberg, an interest rate strategist...

  • NEW YORK, April 18- Sterling jumped along with gold, and stocks and the U.S. dollar fell on Tuesday, after Britain called a snap election for June, adding to investors concern about geopolitical instability. Sterling jumped as much as 1.6 percent against the dollar to hit its highest levels since mid-December, after British Prime Minister Theresa May surprised...

  • NEW YORK, April 18- Stock indexes and the U.S. dollar fell on Tuesday as a snap general election call in Britain added to a growing list of uncertainties for investors, including saber-rattling in the Korean Peninsula and an election in France. Vice President Mike Pence arrived in Tokyo after reassuring South Korea of an "iron-clad" alliance with the United States...

  • *Goldman Sachs down on profit, revenue miss. April 18- Disappointing quarterly results from corporate heavyweights Goldman Sachs and Johnson& Johnson dragged down major Wall Street indexes on Tuesday. "The key for the market is still earnings, economic growth etc, and politics is merely a daily side show," said Paul Nolte, portfolio manager at Kingsview Asset...

  • Vice President Mike Pence reassured Japan of American commitment to reining in North Korea's nuclear and missile ambitions on Tuesday, after warning that U.S. strikes in Syria and Afghanistan showed the strength of its resolve. There are election fears in France and geopolitical fears in Asia, said Gennadiy Goldberg, an interest rate strategist at TD...

  • April 18- U.S. motorcycle maker Harley-Davidson Inc kept its 2017 outlook unchanged despite first-quarter shipments hitting the high end of the company's forecast. Milwaukee- based Harley's shares were down 4 percent at $57.00 in premarket trading on Tuesday. Demand for Harley's motorcycles continues to be slow as its loyal baby boomer demographic ages and...

  • The Milwaukee- based company's shares were down 5.5 percent at $56.15 in premarket trading on Tuesday. Harley's shipments have been hurt amid rising competition as rivals such as Japan's Honda Motor Co Ltd and Polaris Industries Inc, which makes Indian motorcycles, cut prices to lure buyers forcing the company to offer dealer rare rebates on its 2016...

  • TORONTO, April 17- Canada's main stock index posted its biggest gain in more than six weeks on Monday as heavyweight banking stocks bounced back from a recent slip and several industrial miners also gained as Chinese data showed surprising growth. The heavyweight financials group jumped 1.4 percent as bond yields recovered somewhat from multi-month lows,...

  • NEW YORK, April 17- U.S. stocks rose after three straight sessions of losses as investors shifted their focus to earnings and the greenback steadied after Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said dollar strength is good over long periods of time. Tensions over North Korea weighed on the dollar earlier. North Korea had a failed missile test launch over the weekend,...

  • NEW YORK, April 17- U.S. stocks bounced back on Monday after the S&P 500 closed the previous session at a two-month low, in a broad rally led by recently beaten-down bank and technology shares. Stocks rebounded after investors last week sought safe-haven assets due to geopolitical tensions, mainly out of Syria and North Korea. "The market started out on an up note...

  • A new method for predicting VIX spikes

    How do you know whether a VIX spike is coming? Andrew Thrasher, portfolio manager at the Financial Enhancement Group, explains.

  • NEW YORK, April 17- U.S. stocks rose on Monday after the S&P 500 closed the previous session at a two-month low, in a broad rally lead by recently beaten-down bank and tech shares. S&P 500 component Netflix, due to report results after the bell, was up 2.6 percent at $146.68. "We could exit this earnings season with double-digit growth, and thats the only data we should...

  • Waiting on the sidelines? It’s time to buy: Technician

    Ari Wald of Oppenheimer says the recent slide is over. He discusses with Stacey Gilbert of Susquehanna and Brian Sullivan.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, April 17- Shares of Snap fell 1.5 percent on Monday as the Snapchat owner faced criticism for comments allegedly made by its CEO about not prioritizing growth in India and Spain because they were "poor" countries. Twitter users using the# boycottsnapchat hashtag called for uninstalling the Snapchat app after a legal document unsealed last week...

  • Treasury avoids naming China as currency manipulator. *Most major European markets closed for Easter Monday. NEW YORK, April 17- Tensions over North Korea pressured the dollar against the yen and lifted gold prices on Monday, while U.S. stocks rose after three straight days of losses as investors shifted their focus to earnings.

  • Small cap stocks are about to fall further: Trader

    Todd Gordon of TradingAnalysis.com lays out why small cap stocks are about to see an even bigger drop.

  • April 17- U.S. stocks edged higher on Monday and were on track to snap a three-day losing streak as investors shifted focus to the first-quarter earnings season, with geopolitical concerns taking a back seat. President Donald Trump's national security adviser, H.R. McMaster, said on Sunday the United States, its allies and China were working on a range of...

  • Treasury avoids naming China as currency manipulator. *Most major European markets closed for Easter Monday. NEW YORK, April 17- Geopolitical tensions over North Korea pressured the dollar against the yen and lifted gold prices on Monday, while U.S. stocks edged higher after three straight days of losses.