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Investing Securities

  • NEW YORK, Aug 15- Low-cost exchange-traded funds are a favorite of individual investors. ETF assets reached $2.9 trillion in 2017, up 32 percent in the last year, according to Investment Company Institute, a trade group. Of the $5 trillion in assets in company-sponsored 401 plans, two-thirds are held in mutual funds, the ICI says.

  • NEW YORK, Aug 15- Low-cost exchange-traded funds are a favorite of individual investors. ETF assets reached $2.9 trillion in 2017, up 32 percent in the last year, according to Investment Company Institute, a trade group. Of the $5 trillion in assets in company-sponsored 401 plans, two-thirds are held in mutual funds, the ICI says.

  • NEW YORK, Aug 15- Low-cost exchange-traded funds are a favorite of individual investors. ETF assets reached $2.9 trillion in 2017, up 32 percent in the last year, according to Investment Company Institute, a trade group. Of the $5 trillion in assets in company-sponsored 401 plans, two-thirds are held in mutual funds, the ICI says.

  • NEW YORK, Aug 15- Low-cost exchange-traded funds are a favorite of individual investors. ETF assets reached $2.9 trillion in 2017, up 32 percent in the last year, according to Investment Company Institute, a trade group. Of the $5 trillion in assets in company-sponsored 401 plans, two-thirds are held in mutual funds, the ICI says.

  • NEW YORK, Aug 15- Low-cost exchange-traded funds are a favorite of individual investors. ETF assets reached $2.9 trillion in 2017, up 32 percent in the last year, according to Investment Company Institute, a trade group. Of the $5 trillion in assets in company-sponsored 401 plans, two-thirds are held in mutual funds, the ICI says.

  • NEW YORK, Aug 15- U.S. Treasury yields added to their earlier increase on Tuesday as data showed domestic store sales in July grew at its strongest pace in seven months, supporting the view of solid consumer spending in the third quarter. At 8:42 a.m., benchmark 10- year Treasury yield rose to its highest level in a week, last up 6 basis points at 2.278 percent, while...

  • U.S. 30- YEAR TREASURY BOND PRICES FALL MORE THAN 1 POINT, 30- YEAR YIELD RISES TO 2.862 PCT.

  • TREASURY YIELDS EXTEND RISE AFTER STRONGER-THAN-FORECAST U.S.

  • LONGER-DATED TREASURY YIELDS HIT SESSION HIGHS AHEAD OF U.S.

  • Aug 15- U.S. stock index futures were higher on Tuesday as North Korea's leader delayed a decision on firing missiles towards the U.S. Pacific territory of Guam, pointing to receding tensions between the United States and North Korea. *Pyongyang's plans to fire missiles near Guam prompted a surge in tensions in the region last week, with President Donald Trump...

  • LONDON, Aug 15- Euro zone government bond yields rose with other global benchmarks on Tuesday as North Korean tensions eased and expectations for a U.S. rate hike later this year rebounded. North Korea's state media said its leader had delayed a decision on firing missiles towards the U.S. Pacific territory of Guam while he watches the United States' actions for a...

  • BEIJING, Aug 15- China will tighten regulations to fend off corporate debt risks, the country's state planner said on Tuesday, adding that it will seek to achieve total separation between bond-issuing companies and local government credit. The National Development and Reform Commission also said it would fend off corporate debt default risks and allow firms...

  • LONDON, Aug 15- Euro zone government bond yields rose with other global benchmarks on Tuesday as North Korean tensions eased and expectations for a U.S. rate hike later this year rebounded. North Korea's state media said its leader had delayed a decision on firing missiles towards the U.S. Pacific territory of Guam while he watches U.S. actions a little longer.

  • TOKYO, Aug 15- Japanese government bond prices were little changed on Tuesday, while the market's advance was curbed by receding geopolitical concerns. Yields had declined steadily over the past week as tensions between the United States and North Korea escalated. But risk aversion began to ebb on Monday and the region's shares rallied as North Korea's leader...

  • Aug 15- For other diaries, please see:. 16- Aug Japan 1- year discount bill auction 16- Aug Sweden Auction of Treasury bills 16- Aug Spain Auction of 6- and 12- month Treasury bills 17- Aug Japan 3- month discount bill auction 17- Aug Japan Auction of 5- year government bonds 17- Aug Spain Bond auction 21- Aug Norway Auction of Treasury bills 21- Aug Netherlands DTC...

  • Aug 15- For other diaries, please see:. 16- Aug Japan 1- year discount bill auction 16- Aug Sweden Auction of Treasury bills 16- Aug Spain Auction of 6- and 12- month Treasury bills 17- Aug Japan 3- month discount bill auction 17- Aug Japan Auction of 5- year government bonds 17- Aug Spain Bond auction 21- Aug Norway Auction of Treasury bills 21- Aug Netherlands DTC...

  • George Soros in January said at his annual media dinner held at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland that "it's impossible to predict" Trump's actions but that he was nonetheless "convinced that he is going to fail." Soros Fund Management held put options on PowerShares QQQ Trust, SPDR S&P 500 ETF and iShares Russell 2000 ETF as of June 30, according to...

  • NEW YORK, Aug 14- Stocks around the world rose along with U.S. Treasury bond yields and the U.S. dollar on Monday as investors regained some appetite for riskier assets as the United States and North Korea appeared to take a break from their war of words. After a week of market jitters from increasingly aggressive exchanges between the nuclear-armed nations,...

  • NEW YORK, Aug 14- Stocks around the world rose along with U.S. Treasury bond yields and the U.S. dollar on Monday as investors regained some appetite for riskier assets on easing nervousness about a nuclear stand-off between the United States and North Korea. After a week of market jitters from escalating rhetoric between the nuclear-armed nations, investors...

  • NEW YORK, Aug 14- U.S. Treasury yields returned to session highs in midafternoon trading on Monday after New York Federal Reserve President William Dudley told the Associated Press he supported another rate increase this year if the economy improves further. At 2:12 p.m., the benchmark 10- year Treasury yield was up 3.5 basis points at 2.222 percent, while the...