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  • Nov 15- The major three U.S. stock indexes were higher on Tuesday as tech stocks rebounded from a post-election drubbing and energy stocks were boosted by a rise in oil prices. The S&P technology sector, was up 1.5 percent after falling about 3 percent since Donald Trump's shock victory on Nov. 8 while the S&P financial sector was down 0.4 percent after rising 13.9...

  • SEATTLE/ BANGALORE, Nov 15- Boeing Co shares fell on Tuesday after United Continental Holdings said it will defer jetliner orders worth nearly $5 billion as part of a cost-saving drive. Boeing shares fell 1.8 percent in early trading on the New York Stock Exchange and were last down 1.6 percent at $147.56. "We don't know when are they going to come but they are going...

  • Trader makes bearish bet on bonds

    Todd Gordon of TradingAnalysis.com believes the TLT can rise.

  • Nov 15- The S&P 500 and the Nasdaq were higher in early afternoon trading on Tuesday as tech stocks were back in demand after a post-election drubbing, while the Dow took a breather following a six-day rally. The S&P technology sector, which had fallen about 3 percent since Donald Trump's shock victory, rose 1.19 percent. "The underlying fundamentals of the economy...

  • SEATTLE, Nov 15- Boeing Co shares dropped on Tuesday after United Continental Holdings said it will convert orders for 61 Boeing 737 jetliners, worth nearly $5 billion at list prices, into newer 737 MAX models for delivery in later years. United's orders "will switch over to MAXs on the order book when finalized," Boeing spokesman Doug Alder told Reuters in an email.

  • NEW YORK, Nov 15- U.S. 30- year Treasury bond prices rose on Tuesday, after falling five straight sessions as investors took a breather selling government debt in the wake of a higher inflation outlook under the administration of President-elect Donald Trump. Trump has vowed to increase infrastructure spending to boost the economy, a move that would stoke...

  • SEATTLE, Nov 15- Boeing Co shares dropped on Tuesday after United Continental Holdings said it will cancel orders for 61 Boeing 737 jetliners worth nearly $5 billion at list prices, and buy newer 737 models for delivery in later years. "737 output is their only realistic way to increase cash flow," said Richard Aboulafia, an aerospace analyst at the Teal Group in...

  • NEW YORK, Nov 15- Oil prices jumped nearly 4 percent on Tuesday on bets OPEC members will agree to cut output while stocks edged higher, led by technology shares that had fallen recently. Bank stocks were the largest weight on Wall Street. "We're sort of poised for a little bit of a pullback here as people reassess what the new administration is likely to accomplish,"...

  • Nov 15- The S&P 500 and the Nasdaq rose on Tuesday as tech stocks were back in demand after a post-election drubbing, while the Dow took a breather following a six-day rally. The S&P technology sector, which had fallen about 3 percent since Donald Trump's shock victory, rose 1.29 percent. "The underlying fundamentals of the economy hasn't really changed and if the...

  • *Microsoft, Amazon, Apple boost S&P, Nasdaq. Nov 15- The S&P 500 and the Nasdaq opened higher on Tuesday, helped by a recovery in tech stocks, while the Dow Jones Industrial average fell after rising for six straight days. Both indexes had rallied in the past week since the shock victory of Donald Trump in the U.S. election on expectations of higher fiscal spending and...

  • *Dow Jones on track to rise for 7th straight day. *U.S. airlines rise after Buffett's Berkshire buys stake. Nov 15- Wall Street looked set to open slightly higher on Tuesday as a rally fueled by Donald Trump's victory in the U.S. election lost some steam, with investors still uncertain about his policies.

  • NEW YORK, Nov 14- The U.S. dollar hit an 11- month peak against a basket of currencies on Monday as the risk of faster U.S. inflation and wider budget deficits sent Treasury bond yields shooting higher. President-elect Donald Trump takes office in January. On Wall Street, the Dow Industrials set a record high, led by financial stocks, on bets on higher interest rates...

  • "I think all we're doing is trimming our sails a little from the violently positive rally we had post-election results last week," said Mark Luschini, chief investment strategist at Janney Montgomery Scott in Philadelphia. The tech-heavy Nasdaq Composite has been under pressure since the Nov. 8 election as investors poured money into sectors such as...

  • Peter Boockvar's key market theme for 2017

    Peter Boockvar, chief market analyst with The Lindsey Group, discusses the bond market, small cap stocks and more with Brian Sullivan.

  • Are the banks overbought?

    Banks have hit their most overbought levels in nearly three decades, according to Bespoke Investment Group. Max Wolff, 55 Capital, and Boris Schlossberg, BK Asset Management, discuss with Brian Sullivan.

  • NEW YORK, Nov 14- The dollar rose to an 11- month high against a basket of major currencies on Monday, in step with a jump in U.S. bond yields as traders bet fiscal and trade policies under a Donald Trump administration would stoke inflation. Trump's stunning U.S. presidential win last week also sparked expectations of similar victories in Europe in the coming...

  • NEW YORK, Nov 14- Several big-name hedge fund investors remained significantly underweight financial stocks at the end of the third quarter, helping sow the seeds of the rally in bank shares following Donald Trump's surprising victory in the U.S. presidential race. Omega Advisors, run by billionaire Leon Cooperman and Steven Einhorn, dissolved its stake in...

  • NEW YORK, Nov 14- The U.S. dollar hit an 11- month peak against a basket of currencies on Monday as the risk of faster inflation and wider budget deficits sent Treasury bond yields shooting higher. President-elect Donald Trump takes office in January. On Wall Street, the Dow Industrials set a record high led by financial stocks, on bets on higher interest rates and...

  • Trading Nation: Bond breakdown

    Max Wolff, Market Strategist, 55 Capital, and Boris Schlossberg, BK Asset Management, discuss what's happened to the bond market since Trump's election.

  • *Harman soars after Samsung's $8 bln takeover offer. The tech-heavy Nasdaq Composite has remained under pressure since the Nov. 8 election as investors poured more money into sectors such as financials, industrials and energy, which are seen benefiting from President-elect Donald Trump's policies. Since valuations of these companies have been driven up in...