Archive US: Trading

  • Jim Paulsen, chief investment strategist at Leuthold Group, joins 'Squawk Box' to discuss Tuesday's earnings reports and whether there is room in the market for a surge.

  • KUALA LUMPUR, April 23- Malaysian palm oil futures fell to their lowest in a week on Tuesday, their second straight day of losses as concerns persisted over high inventory levels in the world's second largest producer. The benchmark palm oil contract for July delivery on the Bursa Malaysia Derivatives Exchange closed down 0.1 percent at 2,170 ringgit a tonne,...

  • *Oil majors boost London's FTSE 100. *Thomas Cook surges on possible takeover bid. The pan-European STOXX 600 index fell 0.3 percent by 0930 GMT after seven straight sessions of gains, with all major indices in the red except oil major-heavy London's FTSE 100 which rose 0.4 percent.

  • The pan-European STOXX 600 index edged lower after seven straight sessions of gains by 0737 GMT, with all major indices in the red except oil major-heavy London's FTSE 100 which moved marginally higher. Belgium's Melexis, which supplies semiconductor solutions for cars, slipped 6 percent after first quarter net income tumbled and the company said it expects...

  • HONG KONG/ TOKYO, April 23- World oil prices jumped to near 6- month highs on Tuesday as the United States tightened sanctions on Iran, sending shares of energy companies higher and boosting currencies of several major crude producers. Brent crude oil futures rose 0.7 percent to $74.57 per barrel by 0630 GMT, their highest since November, after Washington said it...

  • *Beneficiaries of higher oil prices lead gains. TOKYO, April 23- Japan's Nikkei average ended modestly higher on Tuesday, with oil-related stocks leading the gains after Washington moved to end all Iran sanctions waivers, while recent gainers such as Fast Retailing and Yaskawa Electric dropped on profit-taking. Oil prices were near 2019 highs on Tuesday after...

  • Cut tech exposure or get burned, long-time bull Richard Bernstein suggests

    Big tech is vulnerable to the corporate profits slowdown, according to Institutional Investor hall of famer Richard Bernstein.

  • Long-time bull warns tech stocks could tumble

    Institutional Investor hall of famer Richard Bernstein expects a challenging earnings season for big tech companies.

  • Health care stocks are coming off their worst week of the year, but there could be one name on the mend. Matt Maley of Miller Tabak and Chad Morganlander of Washington Crossing Advisors discuss.

  • Michael Yee, Jefferies Biotech analyst, and Les Funtleyder, E-Squared Capital Management, join 'The Exchange' to discuss the health care sector and why investors are taking their bets off the stocks.

  • Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Margaret Reid, senior portfolio manager and vice president at the Union Bank Private Bank, joins CNBC's "Fast Money Halftime Report" team to discuss what earnings the market is anticipating this week.

  • NEW YORK, April 22- Crude oil jumped almost 3% on Monday after the United States said it will tighten a clamp-down on Iranian oil exports in May while U.S. equities were little changed as Wall Street braced for corporate results in a busy earnings week. Brent crude, the global benchmark, rose as much as 3.3 percent a barrel and was last up $1.98 to $73.95.

  • The S&P 500 closed slightly lower last week, ending its three-week winning streak, but hovered about 1% away from a record high hit in September on U.S.- China trade hopes and a largely upbeat earnings season. Also helping was a surge in oil prices, with the United States set to announce a further clampdown on Iranian oil exports, tightening global supplies.

  • NEW YORK, April 21- It looks like something has to give in global markets. Stocks and bonds around the world have rallied atypically together since the start of the year, rewarding investors both bullish and bearish on the direction of global growth. "The Fed is between a rock and a hard place," said Kathleen Gaffney, a portfolio manager at Eaton Vance Management in...

  • CRUDE OIL FUTURES RISE TO NOV. 2018 HIGHS ON REPORT THAT WASHINGTON WILL END ALL IRAN SANCTION WAIVERS.

  • WASHINGTON/ NEW YORK April 21- Risk-taking has been the rage since the Federal Reserve quit hiking interest rates at the end of last year. That rebounding mood on Wall Street may be welcomed by a president that has been demanding the Fed cut rates after markets fell sharply last year, and complaining that even pausing at the current level is the wrong call.

  • Efforts to streamline operations and create surge capacity helped railway crews reroute the 50 to 60 daily trains that use the east-west main line that floodwaters severed for almost two weeks, Chief Executive Lance Fritz told Reuters. Net income at Union Pacific, which serves the Western two-thirds of the country, rose 6.2 percent to $1.4 billion, or $1.93 per...

  • *Saudi Arabia oil exports fall to 7 mln bpd in Feb- JODI. NEW YORK, April 18- Oil futures edged up on Thursday as a drop in crude exports from OPEC's de facto leader, Saudi Arabia, and a draw in U.S. drilling rigs and oil inventories supported prices. Brent crude futures settled at $71.97 a barrel, up 35 cents from their last close and near Wednesday's five-month high of...

  • April 18- Shares of Pinterest Inc surged almost 30 percent in their stock market debut on Thursday, valuing the online scrapbook company at around $16 billion and signaling investor appetite for new tech listings. IPO market as ride-hailing company Uber Technologies Inc prepares for its highly anticipated debut, particularly with shares in smaller rival...

  • Three stock picks ahead of the busiest week of the earnings season

    These three stocks look like buys ahead of the busiest week of the earnings season, according to Craig Johnson of Piper Jaffray and Mark Tepper of Strategic Wealth Partners.