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Archive US: Trading

  • Nov 1- Wall Street sold off on Tuesday, with the S&P 500 closing at the lowest level since July 7, amid growing concern over the impending U.S. presidential election and prospects for higher U.S. interest rates. The tumultuous presidential race between Democrat Hillary Clinton and Republican Donald Trump has appeared to tighten in the past week after news that...

  • A peek at the private markets

    What is the trading of non-public companies telling us about market sentiment? Atish Davda of EquityZen discusses with Brian Sullivan.

  • Emerging markets & election risk

    Would a surprise Donald Trump win crush emerging market stocks? Eddy Elfenbein of Crossing Wall Street and Ari Wald of Oppenheimer discuss with Brian Sullivan.

  • Nov 1- Wall Street sold off sharply on Tuesday, with the S&P 500 touching a nearly four-month low, amid growing concern over the impending U.S. presidential election and prospects for higher U.S. interest rates. The tumultuous presidential race between Democrat Hillary Clinton and Republican Donald Trump has appeared to tighten in the past week after news that...

  • Trader shorts one of the Dow's worst-performing stocks

    Andrew Keene of AlphaShark shorts Nike, which he sees moving down even more.

  • NEW YORK, Nov 1- U.S. The S&P 500 stock index dropped below 2,100 to its lowest level since July 7, when markets were roiled by Britain's vote the prior month to leave the European Union. "Because the S&P got under 2,100 it got some people's attention," said Lou Brien, market strategist at DRW Trading in Chicago.

  • *Wall St. dips; European stocks fall for 7th straight day. NEW YORK, Nov 1- Global equity prices and the dollar fell sharply on Tuesday as investors sought safe havens amid mounting uncertainty about next week's U.S. presidential election. "I think that it's a combination of uncertainty over the impact of the election and the uncertainty of what higher interest...

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Nov 1- Shares of Tesla Motors Inc and SolarCity Corp tumbled on Tuesday ahead of expected financial details from the electric carmaker on a pending $2.6 billion merger that has been met with widespread investor skepticism. Shares of Tesla were down 4.1 percent in afternoon trading to $189.60 and shares of solar panel installer SolarCity were...

  • Nov 1- Wall Street sold off sharply on Tuesday, with the S&P 500 touching a nearly four-month low, amid growing concern over the impending U.S. presidential election and prospects for higher U.S. interest rates. The tumultuous presidential race between Democrat Hillary Clinton and Republican Donald Trump has appeared to tighten in the past week after news that...

  • Chicago- based ADM and agribusiness rivals such as Bunge Ltd and Cargill Inc make money buying, selling, storing, transporting and processing grains and oilseeds around the world. Export sales of corn and soybeans from the United States, home to the bulk of ADM's assets, were well ahead of the normal pace in the third quarter due to crop shortages in South America.

  • Nov 1- Wall Street slipped in late morning trading on Tuesday amid uncertainty surrounding the U.S. presidential election and tepid construction spending data. Democrat Hillary Clinton held a 5 percentage point lead over Republican rival Donald Trump, according to a Reuters/Ipsos opinion poll released on Monday, down only slightly since the FBI said last...

  • NEW YORK, Nov 1- The dollar slipped, demand for gold picked up and stocks edged lower on Tuesday as investors sought safe havens amid mounting uncertainty about next week's U.S. presidential election. The U.S. dollar hit its lowest level in more than two weeks against the euro on Tuesday on U.S. political uncertainty, while the Mexican peso hit a more than three-week...

  • *ISM data expected at 10 a.m. ET. Nov 1- Wall Street looked set to open slightly higher on Tuesday, a day after all three major indexes recorded their worst monthly performance since January. Wall Street ended barely changed on Monday as investors digested the latest large-scale corporate mergers as well as the most recent twist in a tumultuous U.S. presidential...

  • *Spot gold was nearly unchanged at $1,277.50 an ounce at 0111 GMT. *MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan fell 0.12 percent. *The European Central Bank bought 17.195 billion euros of public sector assets last week as part of its quantitative easing program, above the 16.548 billion euros it purchased a week earlier, it said on Monday.

  • TORONTO, Oct 31- Canada's benchmark stock index ended a touch higher on Monday as gold miners gained, but energy stocks fell and Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc slumped on a report its former executives are the focus of a U.S. criminal probe. "Part of this is just letting a little bit of that enthusiastic air out of the balloon," said Craig Fehr, Canadian...

  • *Wall Street little changed despite flurry of M&A news. *Oil slips as non- OPEC producers don't back supply limits. NEW YORK, Oct 31- Oil prices fell sharply on Monday to touch a one-month low on doubts about OPEC's ability to implement its planned production cut, while global equity prices were shaky as Wall Street struggled to build on a sentiment boost from a string...

  • The ‘garbage indicator’ tracks economic growth

    If the economy stinks, that may be a good thing. Torsten Slok, chief international economist at Deutsche Bank, discusses the so-called “garbage indicator” with Brian Sullivan.

  • International ETFs lead in the second half of the year

    A few choice international ETFs have soared in the second half of the year. Boris Schlossberg of BK Asset Management and Matt Maley of Miller Tabak discuss global plays with Brian Sullivan.

  • *Oil slips as non- OPEC producers don't back supply limits. NEW YORK, Oct 31- Oil prices fell sharply on Monday to touch a one-month low on doubts about OPEC's ability to implement its planned production cut, while global equity prices were shaky as Wall Street struggled to build on a sentiment boost from a string of M&A deals. Oil prices dropped more than $1 a barrel...

  • Betting against Mexican stocks ahead of the election

    Todd Gordon of TradingAnalysis.com bets against Mexican stocks ahead of next week's election.