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Archive US: Trading

  • NEW YORK, Dec 16- U.S. stocks fell on Friday, weighed by a more than 4 percent drop in Oracle shares, while recently battered stocks in the real estate and utilities sectors posted the largest gains. Treasuries after a report that a Chinese Navy warship seized a U.S. underwater drone on Thursday in international waters in the South China Sea. The news about the drone...

  • Jack Bouroudjian calls for mega rally

    Longtime trader Jack Bouroudjian makes the bull case for stocks, in this interview with Eric Chemi.

  • Do stocks have a big China problem?

    Max Wolff of 55 Capital and Eddy Elfenbein of the Crossing Wall Street blog discuss the impact of Chinese markets with Eric Chemi.

  • NEW YORK, Dec 16- Benchmark U.S. stock index rallies, in anticipation of fiscal stimulus measures by the incoming administration of President-elect Donald Trump, could also be laying the seeds for equity market troubles from a stronger dollar and rising bond yields. "We are putting fuel on the fire here potentially, because nothing has actually happened,...

  • *Dollar eases after hitting 14- year highs. NEW YORK, Dec 16- The dollar and U.S. stocks dipped on Friday, taking a breather after this week's big moves after the Federal Reserve signaled a faster pace of U.S. interest rate increases next year. "We took direction from the Fed, but over the next couple of weeks we'll see some more cleaning up of positions heading into the...

  • Dec 16- The S&P 500 and the Dow were little changed in early afternoon trading on Friday, but the Nasdaq was dragged down by a fall in technology shares. The Federal Reserve, which raised interest rates for the second time in nearly a decade on Wednesday, sees a faster pace of rate hikes in 2017, partly due to the potential economic benefits from President-elect...

  • *Dollar eases slightly from 14- year highs. NEW YORK, Dec 16- The dollar and U.S. stocks dipped on Friday, taking a breather after this week's big moves on the Federal Reserve's signal for a faster pace of U.S. interest rate increases next year. "We took direction from the Fed but over the next couple of weeks we'll see some more cleaning up of positions heading into the...

  • Dec 16- The S&P 500 and the Nasdaq were little changed on Friday, while the Dow continued to march towards 20,000, a level it has never breached. The Fed sees three rate hikes next year instead of the two foreseen in September, partly as a result of the expected economic benefits under President-elect Donald Trump. "We're at a point where there's not much to factor in,"...

  • Dec 16- U.S. stocks opened higher on Friday, with the three major indexes on track to post weekly gains and the Dow within spitting distance of 20,000, a level it has never breached. The Fed sees three rate hikes next year instead of the two foreseen in September, partly as a result of the expected economic benefits under President-elect Donald Trump.

  • Dec 16- U.S. stocks looked set to open higher on Friday, with the three major indexes on track to post weekly gains and the Dow within spitting distance of 20,000, a level it has never breached. The Fed sees three rate hikes next year instead of the two foreseen in September, partly as a result of the expected economic benefits under President-elect Donald Trump.

  • Dec 16- U.S. stock index futures were higher on Friday, with all three major indexes on track to post weekly gains and the Dow pushing towards the 20,000 mark. *The Fed sees three rate hikes next year instead of the two foreseen in September, partly as a result of the expected economic benefits under President-elect Donald Trump. *U.S. stocks have been on a tear since the...

  • *Dollar at 14- year high versus FX basket. NEW YORK, Dec 15- The dollar hit a 14- year high and bond yields rose broadly on Thursday, extending gains from a day earlier when the Federal Reserve hiked U.S. interest rates and signaled increases would follow at a faster pace next year. President-elect Donald Trump, who will be sworn in next month, is expected to cut taxes and...

  • NEW YORK, Dec 15- U.S. stocks rose on Thursday, led by gains in bank shares, a day after the Federal Reserve raised interest rates for the second time in nearly a decade. The Fed sees three rate hikes next year instead of the two foreseen in September, partly as a result of the fiscal stimulus expected to hit under President-elect Donald Trump. Art Hogan, chief market...

  • Trader bets on a Coca-Cola rally

    Andrew Keene of AlphaShark.com bets on beverage giant Coca-Cola heading higher.

  • Goldman’s polar portfolio picks

    The Goldman Sachs options team suggests betting on stocks that benefit from frigid weather. Erin Gibbs of S&P Global and Ari Wald of Oppenheimer discuss with Brian Sullivan.

  • Could Star Wars drive the Dow to 20,000?

    What will the release of “Rogue One” mean for underperforming Dow component Disney? Erin Gibbs of S&P Global and Ari Wald of Oppenheimer discuss with Brian Sullivan.

  • *Dollar at 14- year high versus FX basket. NEW YORK, Dec 15- The dollar hit a 14- year high and bond yields rose broadly on Thursday, extending gains from a day earlier when the Federal Reserve hiked U.S. interest rates and signaled increases would follow at a faster pace next year. President-elect Donald Trump, who will be sworn in next month, is expected to cut taxes and...

  • NEW YORK, Dec 15- U.S. stocks rose on Thursday, led by gains in bank shares, a day after the Federal Reserve raised interest rates for the second time in nearly a decade. The Fed sees three rate hikes next year instead of the two foreseen in September, partly as a result of the fiscal stimulus expected to hit under President-elect Donald Trump. Art Hogan, chief market...

  • Dec 15- Yahoo Inc shares fell more than 5 percent on Thursday after the technology company disclosed a second massive data breach that raised fears Verizon might kill a deal to buy its core internet business. Silicon Valley- based Yahoo said late on Wednesday that it had uncovered a 2013 cyber attack that compromised data of more than 1 billion user accounts, the...

  • Dec 15- Yahoo Inc shares fell almost 5 percent on Thursday after the technology company disclosed a second massive data breach that raised fears Verizon might kill a deal to buy its core internet business. Silicon Valley- based Yahoo said late on Wednesday that it had uncovered a 2013 cyber attack that compromised data of more than 1 billion user accounts, the...