*EPL Oil to be acquired by Energy XXI for $2.3 bln. NEW YORK, March 12- U.S. stocks declined on Wednesday, putting the S&P 500 on track for a third straight decline after its most recent record high, as concerns grew over the strength of China's economy. London copper, seen as a proxy for China's economic health, fell for a fourth day to its lowest level since July 2010.» Read More
*Nikkei hits 3- week high, Asia ex- Japan shares off 6- week low. TOKYO, Nov 14- Asian stocks bounced from six-week lows on Thursday, spurred by Federal Reserve Vice Chair Janet Yellen's dovish comments which suggested the U.S. economy could count on stimulus support for a longer period than markets anticipate.
TOKYO, Nov 14- Asian share markets were set to bounce on Thursday after Federal Reserve Vice Chair Janet Yellen said the Fed has "more work to do" to help the economy, spurring U.S. stocks higher and putting the dollar on the defensive.
NEW YORK, Nov 13- The Dow and the S&P 500 ended at record highs on Wednesday, driven by gains in consumer discretionary shares after results from Macy's eased some worries about the holiday season.
*Wall Street stocks gain on prospects for accommodative Fed. *Treasury yields ease before Yellen's Senate Banking Committee appearance.
NEW YORK, Nov 13- The Dow and the S&P 500 closed at record highs on Wednesday after Macy's strong results relieved anxiety about how retailers will fare during the holiday season and spurred a rally in consumer discretionary shares. The Dow Jones industrial average rose 70.96 points or 0.45 percent, to end unofficially at a record 15,821.63.
PARIS, Nov 13- European stocks dropped on Wednesday, with a broad benchmark hitting a three-week low, as uncertainty over the outlook for equity-friendly monetary stimulus from central banks prompted investors to book recent hefty profits.
*Wall Street erases some losses on dovish Feds comments. NEW YORK, Nov 13- Uncertainty about a potential. Wall Street followed overseas markets lower, with concerns the Fed could start to scale back its stimulus efforts damping investors' appetite for risky assets.
NEW YORK, Nov 13- Wall Street opened lower Wednesday as uncertainty over how soon the Federal Reserve will begin to scale back its stimulus efforts curbed investors' appetite for risky assets.
NEW YORK, Nov 13- Wall Street was set to open lower Wednesday as uncertainty over how soon the Federal Reserve will begin to scale back its stimulus efforts curbed investors' appetite for risky assets. On Tuesday, Minneapolis Fed Bank President Narayana Kocherlakota and Atlanta Fed President Dennis Lockhart said monetary policy should remain accommodative.
LONDON, Nov 13- Emerging stocks dropped more than 1 percent to two-month lows and currencies fell on Wednesday on renewed speculation of a withdrawal of risk-supporting U.S. monetary stimulus. The MSCI emerging stock index was down 1.25 percent on Wednesday at its lowest since early September.
LONDON, Nov 13- European stocks were led lower by energy stocks on Wednesday, on concern the U.S. central bank could trim its stimulus programme sooner than expected, although a leading index remained in its recent tight trading range.
TOKYO, Nov 13- Japanese stocks retreated from a three-week high on Wednesday as concerns about an imminent turn in U.S. monetary policy dented risk appetite, while Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group outperformed after raising its earnings forecast.
*Investors await Yellen's Senate confirmation hearing for top Fed post. TOKYO, Nov 13- Asian shares sagged and the dollar wobbled on Wednesday as investors pondered mixed signals from U.S. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan fell about 0.7 percent, while Japan's Nikkei stock average slipped 0.6 percent.
*Wall Street edges lower with Fed speakers in focus. A measure of global equity performance was down slightly as stocks on Wall Street and in Europe fell, a day after the Dow Jones industrial average hit yet another record close. Matt Toms, head of public fixed income at ING Investment Management, said of the Fed stimulus. "
*US Airways shares fall after antitrust settlement. *Dish Network's stock up on quarterly results. Driving the market "has been worries over the timing of the taper," said Quincy Krosby, market strategist with Prudential Financial, which is based in Newark, New Jersey.
NEW YORK, Nov 12- U.S. stocks edged lower on Tuesday as rising bond yields fueled debate over how soon the Federal Reserve may begin trimming its stimulus program. The Dow Jones industrial average fell 32.43 points or 0.21 percent, to end unofficially at 15,750.67. The Nasdaq Composite Index added just 0.131 of a point or 0 percent, to close unofficially at 3,919.92.
*US Airways shares fall after antitrust settlement. Shares of Pioneer Natural Resources, up 77 percent this year, led the S&P Energy sector lower, with a 3 percent loss to $183.47. We've had a technical breakdown here with a lot of consolidating, "said Dennis Dick, proprietary trader at Bright Trading LLC in Las Vegas.
*Infineon drops 5.6 pct after warning of lower revenues. LONDON, Nov 12- European shares edged lower on Tuesday as a fresh set of weak corporate results put the brakes on a rally that had pushed a major regional equity index to a five-year high last week.
*Wall Street edges lower with Fed speakers in focus. A measure of global equity performance was down slightly as stocks on Wall Street and in Europe fell, a day after the Dow Jones industrial average hit yet another record close.
*Infineon drops 6 pct after warning of lower revenues. LONDON, Nov 12- European shares edged lower on Tuesday as a fresh set of weak corporate results put the brakes on a rally that had pushed a key regional equity index to a five-year high last week.