Archive US: Trading

  • NEW YORK, June 12- U.S. stock index futures were lower in early trading, indicating Wall Street may open with losses on Monday, the first trading day after the worst mass shooting in U.S. history. S&P e-mini futures were down 0.27 percent at 2090.50 after about 20 minutes of trading. Earlier on Sunday, a man armed with an assault rifle killed 50 people at a packed gay...

  • NEW YORK, June 10- Puerto Rico's benchmark General Obligation bond fell in price on Friday in choppy trading after the U.S. House of Representatives passed legislation aimed at helping the U.S. territory fix its fiscal mess. Late on Thursday the House passed the "Puerto Rico Oversight, Management and Economic Stability Act", by a vote of 297-127, with the U.S. Senate...

  • June 10- U.S. stocks dropped for a second straight day on Friday following another drop in oil prices and renewed worries about the global economy. Ahead of Britain's June 23 referendum on whether to stay in the European Union, a poll showed those in favor of Britain exiting the EU, or "Brexit," were well ahead of those who favor remaining. If Brexit occurs, that's a major...

  • NEW YORK, June 10- Investors swapped equities for less risky assets such as U.S. Treasuries and the yen on Friday on fears about the impact of Britain's June 23 referendum on whether it should leave the European Union. Ten-year yields in Germany, Japan and Britain all struck record lows.

  • How to beat a flat market

    Goldman Sachs released their list of best stocks to buy. Kim Forrest of Fort Pitt Capital and Gina Sanchez of Chantico Global discuss with Dominic Chu.

  • Hunting for yield? Try these sectors

    With global yields at record lows, where should investors turn? Kim Forrest of Fort Pitt Capital and Gina Sanchez of Chantico Global discuss with Dominic Chu.

  • NEW YORK, June 10- Investors swapped equities for less risky assets such as U.S. Treasury bonds and the Japanese yen on Friday on fears about the potential impact of Britain's referendum on whether it should leave the European Union, which takes place in less than two weeks. Britain will hold a referendum on its European Union membership on June 23.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, June 10- New sales of U.S. municipal bonds are expected to slow next week to $5.7 billion from the year high of $12 billion in the week just ended, according to preliminary Thomson Reuters data. That surge in municipal bond issuance was met by strong demand from investors, many drawn to the market in an attempt to escape low or negative interest rate...

  • NEW YORK, June 10- As U.S. stocks close in on new record highs, some investors are betting on a return of the wild ride that marked the first two months of the year. That leaves investors facing an uncertain remainder of 2016, featuring a vote on whether Britain will stay within the European Union, the U.S. presidential election, the possibility of interest rate hikes...

  • This chart tells me there’s more pain in store for financials

    Financials are one of the worst-performing sectors of the S&P 500. Todd Gordon of TradingAnalysis.com trades Goldman Sachs.

  • NEW YORK, June 10- Investors swapped equities for less risky assets such as U.S. treasury bonds and the Japanese yen on Friday on fears about the potential impact of the British referendum vote in less than two weeks on whether it should leave the European Union. Britain will hold a referendum on its European Union membership on June 23. Ten-year yields in Germany,...

  • June 10- Global growth worries and a sharp drop in oil prices sent jitters through Wall Street, leading the three major U.S. indexes lower for the second straight day on Friday. Financial stocks came under pressure again as global issues, including uncertainty over interest rate hikes and the impending vote on Britain's membership in the European Union, sent...

  • June 10- Global growth worries and a sharp drop in oil prices sent jitters through Wall Street, leading the three major U.S. indexes lower for the second straight day on Friday. Financial stocks came under pressure again as global issues, including uncertainty over interest rate hikes and the impending vote on Britain's membership in the European Union, sent...

  • June 10- Wall Street was set to open lower for the second straight day on Friday as oil prices retreated and worries about global growth pushed investors to seek refuge in safe haven assets. Wall Street ended lower on Thursday, with the S&P 500 and the Dow also snapping a three-day rally as lower oil prices wiped the sheen off materials and energy stocks as well as...

  • June 9- U.S. stocks retreated on Thursday after three days of gains as oil prices fell and global growth worries drove investors to safer assets like bonds. "It was a cautious tone investors took, investing in utilities and other high-dividend stocks and selling some more volatile sectors and securities, like small caps," said Tim Ghriskey, chief investment...

  • *Oil falls, weighs on equities. June 9- U.S. stocks retreated on Thursday after three days of gains as oil prices fell and global growth worries drove investors to safer assets like bonds. That record could fall in coming days, said Bruce Zaro, chief technical strategist at Bolton Global Asset Management in Boston.

  • Oil is going down, so I’m going to play this stock: Trader

    Andrew Keene of AlphaShark thinks that oil is heading down. He shows traders how to play petrochemical manufacturer Valero.

  • These pricey stocks are too crowded

    Pricey food stocks have become popular because of their dividends. Ari Wald of Oppenheimer & Co. and Larry McDonald of ACG Analytics discuss if these stocks are really worth the money with Michelle Caruso-Cabrera.

  • The problem with gold, stocks and bonds rallying together

    Gold, stocks and bonds are rallying together. Ari Wald of Oppenheimer & Co. and Larry McDonald of ACG Analytics discuss which will break out first with Michelle Caruso-Cabrera.

  • NEW YORK, June 9- U.S. British and German sovereign debt yields fell to record lows, driven by concerns about Britain's referendum on European Union membership later this month and the European Central Bank's commencement of its corporate bond purchase program. "It's a demand for securities and yield," said Tom Tucci, head of Treasuries trading at CIBC in New York.