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  • High-yield defaults rate rises

    What's behind the uptick in defaults? Diane Vazza, head of global fixed income research at S&P, discusses with Brian Sullivan.

  • Time for inflation protection?

    Is it time to buy Treasury Inflation-Protected Securities? Todd Gordon and Eddy Elfenbein discuss with Brian Sullivan.

  • NEW YORK/ LONDON, April 4- Gold fell on Monday after strong U.S. economic data boosted investor risk sentiment and a top U.S. Spot gold eased 0.5 percent to $1,216.10 an ounce by 3:01 p.m. EDT, while U.S. gold for June delivery settled down 0.3 percent at $1,219 an ounce. On Monday, Boston Fed President Eric Rosengren, who is usually cautious, said it was "surprising" that...

  • *Metals prices fall on China demand concern. NEW YORK, April 4- The dollar pulled off earlier lows on Monday in the wake of comments from a U.S. A typically dovish U.S. central banker, Boston Fed President Eric Rosengren, said it was "surprising" that futures markets currently imply one or zero rate hikes this year, a prediction he said could prove "too pessimistic."

  • April 4- Wall Street was little changed on Monday as a fall in oil prices hit materials stocks, offsetting a rise in healthcare shares. While the Fed's projections point to two rate hikes this year, traders expect only one, according to the CME Group's FedWatch program. That uncertainty is going to remain with us, "said Scott Brown, chief economist at Raymond James in...

  • *Wall St set to open higher, China shut for holiday. Wall Street looked set to open higher, according to index futures, after shares rose sharply in Europe and modest gains in Asia. Brent crude, the international benchmark, fell as far as $38.18, its lowest since March 4, before recovering to trade up 18 cents at $38.85.

  • What's next for the commodities trade?

    Erin Gibbs and Phil Streible talk commodities with Brian Sullivan.

  • Dividend stocks crush the buybackers

    Stocks with high dividends are beating those with substantial buyback programs. Erin Gibbs and Phil Streible discuss with Brian Sullivan.

  • NEW YORK/ LONDON, April 1- Gold fell more than 1 percent on Friday after U.S. Spot gold was down 1 percent at $1,220.07 an ounce by 2:49 p.m. EDT, having earlier touched a low of $1,208.45, while U.S. gold futures for June delivery settled down $12.1 an ounce at $1223.50. I don't agree with that- I think the fed will hike just once this year, "said Bill O'Neill, co-founder of...

  • April 1- Wall Street extended a seven-week rally on Friday after upbeat U.S. jobs and factory data hinted at stronger corporate earnings without increasing concerns of potential U.S. interest rate hikes. "It's a very solid number overall, but I don't think it changes anything as far as the Fed's outlook," said Jon Adams, a senior investment strategist and portfolio...

  • San Jose, California- based Energous's shares rose 18 percent to a year-high on Tuesday after the company announced the Pegatron deal. The stock has risen 26 percent this year to trade at $10 on Friday. With the development of its first product nearing completion, Energous aims to sign up more partners "at the rate of one per month," Chief Executive Stephen Rizzone...

  • NEW YORK, April 1- The dollar rose and stocks on Wall Street edged up on Friday on better-than-expected U.S. jobs and factory data, suggesting stronger corporate earnings ahead, but a gloomy manufacturing report in Japan knocked global equity markets lower. Nonfarm payrolls increased 215,000 and the unemployment rate rose to 5.0 percent from an eight-year low...

  • TORONTO, April 1- BlackBerry Ltd reported a larger-than-expected slide in fourth-quarter revenue on Friday, hurt by soft sales of its new Priv smartphone and other devices, sending its shares more than 8 percent in early trading. The smartphone industry pioneer, which lost its early lead in the market to bigger rivals like Apple Inc, said revenue fell to $464...

  • April 1- Wall Street started the second quarter with losses on Friday after data showed U.S. employment rose more than expected in March, a sign of economic strength that could allow the Federal Reserve to gradually raise interest rates this year. The Labor Department's report showed non-farm payrolls increased 215,000 in March, more than the 205,000...

  • "The USDA estimate is more than what everyone expected," said Kaname Gokon at the Okato Shoji brokerage in Tokyo. Some dealers, however, noted the USDA survey reflected farmer intentions in the first half of March and the recent decline in prices may have diminished their appetite to plant the crop. "Some market participants believe that the corn acreage will...

  • *Jobless claims rose unexpectedly last week. March 31- Wall Street ended the first quarter with a whimper on Thursday after a seven-week rally that rescued the S&P 500 from its worst start to a year since 2009.. "The job number looks like it's going to be positive on Friday, so you'll get a little uptake there," said Phil Blancato, head of Ladenburg Thalmann Asset...

  • A file photo of Chesapeake Energy headquarters in Oklahoma City.

    After a rocky first quarter, what will Q2 bring? Boris Schlossberg and Gina Sanchez discuss with Brian Sullivan.

  • Is Brazil overbought?

    What's next for the Brazil trade? Boris Schlossberg of BK Asset Management and Gina Sanchez of Chantico Global discuss with Brian Sullivan.

  • *Jobless claims rose unexpectedly last week. March 31- Wall Street was set to end the first quarter with a whimper on Thursday after a month-long rally that rescued the S&P 500 from its worst start to a year since 2009.. "A lot of people are trying to hold the market up here because it's going to give everyone a break," said Phil Blancato, head of Ladenburg Thalmann Asset...

  • March 31- Wall Street was set to end a tumultuous first quarter on a quiet note with the three major indexes eking out small gains on Thursday, led by healthcare stocks. Crude oil rose slightly, hovering near $40 a barrel. "Everyone continues to search for information about where the economy is and if it is really firming up like we think and hope it is," said Dan Farley,...