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    Todd Gordon of TradingAnalysis.com bets on the TLT ahead of Donald Trump's inauguration.

  • Elliott and Bluescape, which was founded by ex- TXU Corp. CEO John Wilder, said in a filing that NRG's shares were "deeply undervalued." NRG, an electric power company with headquarters in Princeton, New Jersey and Houston Texas, saw its stock rise 5.9 percent to $15.47 on the New York Stock Exchange on Tuesday. Wilder is credited with overhauling electric utility TXU...

  • *Dollar index hits lowest since Dec. 8. NEW YORK, Jan 17- U.S. stocks fell on Tuesday as financials and other big post-election gainers lost ground. Biotech and pharma stocks declined after President-elect Donald Trump said in a Washington Post interview over the weekend that he would target companies over drug pricing and that he was ready to unveil a plan to...

  • Jan 17- U.S. stocks fell on Tuesday, weighed down by financial and healthcare stocks, as investors turned skittish following President-elect Donald Trump's remarks on the dollar and drug pricing. Biotech and pharma stocks declined after Trump told the Washington Post that he would target companies over drug pricing and that he was ready to unveil a plan to...

  • Congress, pushed by President-elect Donald Trump, is moving quickly to repeal the Affordable Care Act, popularly known as Obamacare. The company, which sells employer-based insurance as well as Medicare and Medicaid, has said it will pull out of Obamacare individual exchanges in 2017 because it was losing money. Shares in UnitedHealth, up nearly 14 percent...

  • Jan 17- Wall Street was set to open lower on Tuesday as investors sought safe-haven assets following British Prime Minister Theresa May's comments on Brexit and U.S. May said Britain would leave the European Union's single market when it exits the EU, but the final deal would be put to a parliamentary vote, helping U.S. stock futures trim some losses.

  • Jan 17- U.S. stock index futures fell the most this year as investors sought safe-haven assets following President-elect Donald Trump's comments on the dollar and British Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit speech. *May said her plans for Britain's exit from the European Union mean that it could no longer remain in the single market but she would seek a deal...

  • Jan 17- Gold prices rose on Tuesday to hover near seven-week highs hit the day before, with safe-haven demand boosted ahead of a speech in which British Prime Minister Theresa May is expected to discuss plans for a "hard Brexit". Spot gold had risen 0.3 percent to $1,205.93 per ounce by 0324 GMT. "Gold is going to do very well in the first half of the year due to Brexit...

  • TORONTO, Jan 16- Canada's main stock index fell on Monday, with financials down and several auto parts makers losing ground as U.S. President-elect Donald Trump upped pressure on carmakers to build in the United States. The most influential weights on the Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index included Magna International Inc, which fell 3.1...

  • TORONTO, Jan 16- Canada's main stock index pulled back in morning trade on Monday, with several auto parts makers losing ground as U.S. The most influential weights on the Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index included Magna International Inc, which fell 3.3 percent at C $56.86, and Linamar Corp, which lost 3.7 percent to C $55.51.

  • Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange on January 5, 2017.

    Tom Lee, head of research at Fundstrat Global Advisors, discusses his case for buying six "laggard" industries in an interview with Eric Chemi.

  • *Britain's FTSE extends historic winning streak. NEW YORK, Jan 13- European stocks advanced on Friday, while the S&P 500 and Nasdaq rose in line with gains in U.S. Bank of America Merrill Lynch, for instance, reported a 47- percent rise in fourth-quarter profit, while JP Morgan Chase also reported strong earnings, with a 24- percent rise in profit.

  • *BofA, Wells Fargo, JPMorgan post profit above estimates. Jan 13- An increase in Facebook pushed the Nasdaq to a record high on Friday, and the S&P 500 also rose after major U.S. banks kicked off the fourth-quarter earnings season with strong results. Wall Street has surged since President-elect Trump's unexpected election victory on optimism he will cut...

  • *BofA, Wells Fargo, JPMorgan post profit above estimates. Jan 13- The S&P 500 rose on Friday after major U.S. banks kicked off the fourth-quarter earnings season with strong results, helping fuel confidence about a recent market rally. Wall Street has surged since President-elect Trump's unexpected election victory on optimism he will cut corporate taxes, spend...

  • Trading Nation: Best tech bets

    Fast Money traders Guy Adami and Tim Seymour discuss investors' best tech bet now.

  • *Britain's FTSE extends historic winning streak. *Oil falls on China concerns, set for weekly drop on OPEC doubts. NEW YORK, Jan 13- European stocks advanced on Friday, while the S&P 500 and Nasdaq rose in line with gains in U.S.

  • NEW YORK, Jan 13- U.S. Friday's yield increase wiped out much of the week's fall tied to traders scaling back bond bets on potentially higher inflation and federal borrowing under the incoming Trump administration and a Republican-controlled Congress. "There is not a whole lot of conviction in rates until we hear more from Congress about what they are shooting...

  • A United States Customs agent waits for a northbound truck crossing the border to enter the United States from Nogales, Sonora, Mexico.

    Strife is raging between Republicans over the next big piece of legislation: corporate tax reform.

  • CHICAGO, Jan 13- U.S. soybean futures rose on Friday on follow-through buying on the U.S. Agriculture Department's surprise cut to its domestic production estimate and ending stocks on Thursday, traders said. said Jason Britt, president at Central States Commodities. At 11:01 a.m. CST, Chicago Board of Trade soybean futures for March delivery were up 7-3/ 4 cents...

  • NEW YORK, Jan 13- European and U.S. stocks advanced on Friday, on track to close the week on a firmer note, while the dollar recovered as investors were encouraged by upbeat bank earnings and positive U.S. economic data. Bank of America Merrill Lynch kicked off the U.S. bank earning season, reporting a 47 percent rise in fourth-quarter profit thanks to an upswing in...