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Archive US: Trading

  • NEW YORK, April 7- Wall Street's three major indexes were virtually unchanged on Friday but fell well below session highs in late-afternoon trading after a key Federal Reserve official shed more light on the Fed's plan to reduce its balance sheet while investors digested a weak jobs report. New York Fed President William Dudley discussed the U.S. central...

  • The obscure index that could determine where stocks are going next

    Do investors need to start watching the Taiwan plastics index? Matt Maley of Miller Tabak and Gina Sanchez of Chantico Global discuss with Eric Chemi.

  • What’s behind the lightening-fast dip buying?

    The market’s slips are getting shallower and shallower. Matt Maley of Miller Tabak and Gina Sanchez of Chantico Global discuss with Eric Chemi.

  • April 6- Wall Street's major indexes closed slightly higher on Thursday but finished well off session highs as investors were nervous about upcoming talks between China's President Xi Jinping and U.S. The leaders of the world's two biggest economies are to greet each other at the president's Mar-a-Lago retreat in Palm Beach, Florida, late Thursday afternoon,...

  • *Europe stocks rise, Wall Street trades flat. The toughest U.S. action in Syria's six-year-old civil war raised geopolitical uncertainty in the Middle East and initially hit assets such as equities and oil. U.S. crude rose 51 cents to $52.21 a barrel and Brent was last up 39 cents to $55.28.

  • JPMorgan says you should watch this stock

    Twilio shared jump in Friday's session.

  • *US NFP data underwhelms as jobs growth falls sharply. LONDON, April 7- Surprisingly weak U.S. jobs data soured sentiment for risky assets on Friday and oil prices retreated from the one-month highs hit earlier in the day as risk of escalating U.S. military action in Syria ebbed. Federal Reserve hiking rates in its June meeting, which was as high as 70 percent...

  • SYDNEY, April 7- Bonds, gold and the yen jumped in Asia on Friday, while stocks retreated, as investors fled to safe assets after the United States launched cruise missiles against an airbase in Syria, raising the risk of confrontation with Russia and Iran. "It was a knee-jerk reaction because markets are starting to come back a little, as it doesn't seem like there...

  • TAIPEI, April 7- Taiwan stocks fell on Friday, in line with some regional peers, as a U.S. missile strike in Syria raised geopolitical risks and as a widely-awaited summit between the leaders of the United States and China got underway. As of 0331 GMT, the main TAIEX index fell 0.5. The Taiwan dollar softened T $0.09 to T $30.650 per.

  • *Asia ex- Japan set for 0.2 pct weekly gain, Nikkei 0.85 pct loss. SINGAPORE, April 7- Asian stocks drifted early on Friday after Wall Street and the dollar clocked tentative gains, with markets cautious over the talks between the U.S. and Chinese presidents and U.S. employment data later on Friday. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan was flat,...

  • NEW YORK, April 6- Traders in the equity options market are betting the U.S. energy sector is ripe for a bounce with one gauge of sentiment, options on the largest energy sector tracking fund, dipping to its least bearish position in six months. Recent trading in the options on the Energy Select Sector SPDR Fund and individual energy company options, including Devon...

  • April 6- Wall Street's major indexes closed slightly higher on Thursday but finished well off session highs as investors were nervous about upcoming talks between China's President Xi Jinping and U.S. The leaders of the world's two biggest economies are to greet each other at the president's Mar-a-Lago retreat in Palm Beach, Florida, late Thursday afternoon,...

  • Strategist Bob Doll on what could derail the rally

    Bob Doll, chief equity strategist at Nuveen Asset Management, discusses the state of the markets in with Brian Sullivan.

  • Market records around the corner?

    Max Wolff of 55 Capital and Chris Verrone of Strategas Research Partners discuss the next move for the market with Brian Sullivan.

  • April 6- Wall Street's three major indexes on Thursday rebounded from Wednesday's sharp decline as investors reconsidered their reaction to Federal Reserve meeting minutes. The stock market had closed lower on Wednesday, reversing a rally after signals that the Fed would start to trim its $4.5 billion balance sheet this year. "People in hindsight decided the...

  • Trader bets on more upside for gold

    Todd Gordon of TradingAnalysis.com sees gold heading higher.

  • President Donald Trump and his Chinese counterpart, Xi Jinping, start their two-day meeting later in the day, and top of the agenda is the possibility of Trump using U.S.- China trade ties to pressure Beijing to do more to rein in North Korea's arms program. U.S. House of Representatives speaker Paul Ryan said Wednesday that the tax reform bill could take longer...

  • NEW YORK, April 6- Global equity markets and the dollar edged higher on Thursday, helped by fresh data showing a tighter U.S. labor market, as investors stayed cautious before the first meeting between U.S. Key stock indexes in Europe and on Wall Street climbed but a gauge of global equities was little changed, with gains offset by a decline in emerging markets.

  • *Focus on Trump Xi meeting in Florida. *Jobless claims hit lowest in 2 years. LONDON, April 6- Stocks staged a cautious fight back on Thursday before a potentially tense meeting between U.S.

  • *Risk sentiment sours as Fed talks of paring balance sheet. LONDON, April 6- Stocks slipped and bonds rose on Thursday, with risk appetite soured by signs the Federal Reserve might start paring asset holdings later this year just as the chance of early U.S. fiscal stimulus seems to be evaporating. Topping the agenda at Trump's Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida will be...