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Archive US: Trading

  • NEW YORK, Nov 4- Global equity markets were jittery on Friday, even as Wall Street clung to modest gains as investors looked past worries about the outcome of the U.S. presidential election to snap an eight-day losing streak. Oil prices remained weak on skepticism about whether OPEC members will adhere to planned production limits, boosting concerns about low...

  • Nov 4- Wall Street gained modestly on Friday after a strong U.S. employment report as investors sought bargains after a spate of selling sparked by uncertainty over the impending U.S. elections. Investors have been unnerved by signs of a tightening presidential race between Democrat Hillary Clinton and Republican Donald Trump, after Clinton had until...

  • *Wall St up slightly as investors await election. NEW YORK, Nov 4- Global equity markets slipped amid investor concerns about the outcome of the U.S. presidential election on Nov. 8, while oil prices remained weak on concerns about surging inventories and whether OPEC members will adhere to planned production limits. The index hit a 4- month low, but found some...

  • *S&P posts longest losing streak since 2008. Nov 4- Wall Street was little changed at the open on Friday as uncertainty about the outcome of the U.S. presidential election continued to weigh on investors' minds and data showing a strong pace of hiring in October had little impact on the market. Investors have been unnerved by signs the U.S. presidential race between...

  • Nov 3- Starbucks Corp reported higher-than-expected quarterly revenue, while sales at established cafes in its Americas region matched Wall Street's expectations, sending its shares up as much as 6.7 percent in extended trading. Same-store sales for the U.S.-dominated Americas region were up 5 percent, matching estimates compiled by Consensus Metrix.

  • Nov 3- The S&P 500 fell for an eighth straight session on Thursday, its longest losing streak since the 2008 financial crisis, as Facebook shares weighed and investors grappled with uncertainty over next week's U.S. presidential election. Investors have been unnerved by signs the U.S. presidential race between Democrat Hillary Clinton and Republican Donald...

  • For investment value, look international: Meb Faber

    Do non-U.S. stocks present better bargains right now? Max Wolff of 55 Capital and Meb Faber of Cambria Investment Management discuss with Brian Sullivan.

  • Bubble fears overblown?

    Those who think stocks in a bubble are missing something, according to Max Wolff of 55 Capital and Meb Faber of Cambria Investment Management. They discuss with Brian Sullivan.

  • *Yields rise as Bank of England projects higher inflation. NEW YORK, Nov 3- Global equity prices drifted lower on Thursday as worries about the U.S. presidential election continued to weigh on investor sentiment, while sterling rose after a UK court ruled that the British government needed parliamentary approval to trigger Brexit. Treasury prices slipped...

  • Nov 3- Wall Street fell modestly on Thursday, with the S&P 500 headed for its longest losing streak since the 2008 financial crisis, as Facebook shares weighed and investors grappled with uncertainty over next week's U.S. presidential election. Investors have been unnerved by signs the U.S. presidential race between Democrat Hillary Clinton and Republican...

  • Nov 3- U.S. stocks reversed course to trade lower on Thursday as concerns over the tightening race for the White House and a fall in Facebook's shares weighed on sentiment. Facebook fell as much as 5.9 percent to a more than three-month low of $119.61 after the social media giant warned that revenue growth would slow this quarter. Investors have been unnerved by...

  • *Pound surges more than 1 percent as UK govt loses Brexit ruling. NEW YORK, Nov 3- Global equity prices, rattled by worries about the U.S. presidential election, steadied on Thursday after a UK court ruled that the British parliament must approve a government decision to trigger Brexit, lifting the pound to a three-week high. "The market is having a bit of a rethink...

  • *Shares rise as much as 6.77 pct to $13.40. Shares of the company, which reported strong growth in ad revenue, rose as much as 6.77 percent to $13.40 in morning trading on Thursday. The Wall Street Journal has started laying off employees and reducing the number of sections in the newspaper, while the New York Times said in April it would shut some of its Paris...

  • NEW YORK, Nov 3- Oil prices dipped on Thursday, with losses limited as an attack on a Nigerian pipeline cut the country's output even as investors remained skeptical about OPEC's planned production limit and surprised at a big build in U.S. crude inventories. Brent crude was down 20 cents, or 0.4 percent, at $46.66 a barrel by 11:05 a.m. EDT. U.S. crude was down 31 cents,...

  • *UK court rules parliament approval must to trigger Brexit. Facebook fell as much as 5.5 percent to a more than three-month low of $120.12 after the social media giant warned that revenue growth would slow this quarter. Tension in markets, rattled by U.S. election nerves, also eased after a UK court ruling that parliament must approve a government decision to...

  • *Q3 adj profit $0.09/ share vs est loss 0.03/ share. Nov 3- U.S. natural gas producer Chesapeake Energy Corp reported a surprise adjusted profit, helped by lower expenses, and said it expects to exit the next two years at higher production rates. Shares of Chesapeake, which also kept its 2017 budget nearly unchanged, rose as much as 9 percent to $5.80 on Thursday.

  • NEW YORK, Nov 3- U.S. corporate pensions benefited from the rise in bond yields in October, but their ability to generate income to meet future payouts to retired workers remained below year-ago levels, Wilshire Consulting said on Thursday. The fall in asset values was more than offset by the fall in liability values resulting from the significant rise in bond...

  • *UK court rules parliament approval must to trigger Brexit. Tension in markets, rattled by U.S. election nerves, eased after a UK court ruling that parliament must approve a government decision to trigger Brexit. Facebook fell 4 percent to $122.25, a day after the social media giant warned that revenue growth would slow this quarter.

  • *Bank of England predicts inflation to overshoot targets. Treasury prices fell on Thursday, with long-dated bonds underperforming, after the Bank of England scrapped plans to cut interest rates and indicated that inflation is likely to rise further. "We are responding to the bearishness of the Bank of England statement," said Tom Tucci, head of Treasuries...

  • *UK court rules parliament approval must to trigger Brexit. Tension in global markets rattled by U.S. election nerves eased after a UK court ruling that parliament must approve a government decision to trigger Brexit. Facebook fell 5 percent to $120.87 in premarket trading, a day after the social media giant warned that revenue growth would slow this quarter.