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  • Sept 20- U.S. stocks were little changed in early afternoon trading on Wednesday as investors awaited the Federal Reserve's policy decision for clues on the future path of interest rates. Investors will closely follow Fed Chair Janet Yellen's press conference for views on inflation. The central bank is likely to keep interest rate unchanged and say that it...

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    A spike in trading of Equifax options weeks before the company disclosed its massive data breach has prompted inquiries.

  • Professor Robert Shiller on investing abroad

    Robert Shiller, professor of economics at Yale University, discusses the Russian stock market and investing internationally with Brian Sullivan.

  • Sept 20- The S&P and the Dow were little changed on Wednesday but hovered near record levels as investors waited to hear from the Federal Reserve on future interest rate hikes this year while the tech-heavy Nasdaq was pulled lower by a drop in Apple. Fed Chair Janet Yellen will hold a press conference half an hour later, which will be closely watched for views on...

  • *Wall Street little changed in early New York trading. NEW YORK, Sept 20- U.S. stocks and the dollar were steady on Wednesday with investors cautious ahead of a U.S. "If they are slightly more dovish in their language, I think you could see a reversal in the banks, but I don't see a lot of activity," said Aaron Clark, portfolio manager at GW&K Investment Management.

  • Sept 20- U.S. crude oil stockpiles jumped last week as imports and production increased, while distillate inventories fell the most in nearly six years and gasoline inventories also declined, as the Gulf Coast recovers from the impact from Hurricane Harvey, the Energy Information Administration said on Wednesday. "The impact of Hurricane Harvey can still be...

  • The Russell 2000 index of smaller-company stocks was up 3 points, or 0.3 percent, to 1,444.. THE QUOTE: "The market is basically in a holding pattern until the Fed announcement," said Quincy Krosby, chief market strategist at Prudential Financial. "There's one thing about Janet Yellen: She does not surprise markets, so if she wants a rate hike by the end of December, she...

  • NEW YORK— The latest on developments in financial markets:. Johnson Controls rose 3 percent and American Airlines rose 2.3 percent. Bed Bath and Beyond plunged 15 percent after reporting earnings and sales that missed analysts' forecasts.

  • *U.S. stocks hit record closing highs. NEW YORK, Sept 19- Global stock markets inched higher on Tuesday and the dollar dipped as investors awaited signals from the U.S. Investors will be watching for signals that the Fed will raise rates in December, and for any clues on personnel changes as the end of Fed Chair Janet Yellen's term approaches and after the...

  • Professor Robert Shiller of Yale University discusses market valuation with Brian Sullivan.

  • Sept 19- The three major U.S. stock indexes edged higher on Tuesday, logging closing records, with financial stocks providing the biggest boost a day ahead of the Federal Reserve's concluding statement from its two-day policy meeting. The U.S. central bank is expected to announce when it will begin paring its bond holdings, and while a September interest rate...

  • The full interview with Robert Shiller on market psychology, bitcoin and more

    Professor Robert Shiller of Yale University discusses market psychology, bitcoin and more in this interview with Brian Sullivan.

  • Dow posts record high as the Fed kicks off two-day monetary policy meeting

    Telecom sector leads while Fiat Chrysler is forced to recall 500,000 Ram pick up trucks.

  • UNION, N.J. _ Bed Bath& Beyond Inc. on Tuesday reported fiscal second-quarter earnings of $94.2 million. The average estimate of 12 analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 95 cents per share. Bed Bath& Beyond shares have dropped 33 percent since the beginning of the year, while the Standard& Poor's 500 index has increased 12 percent.

  • Have bond yields finally bottomed?

    A look at the recent rise in yields, with Boris Schlossberg of BK Asset Management, Craig Johnson of Piper Jaffray and Brian Sullivan.

  • Boris Schlossberg of BK Asset Management says we're at a risk of a sell-off in either equities, bonds or both.

  • The Richfield, Minnesota, company said Tuesday that for fiscal 2021 it expects earnings per share of $4.75 to $5.00. Best Buy Co. said that it also expects enterprise revenue of $43 billion for 2021 compared with $39.4 billion in fiscal 2017.. This fall, it's showcasing experiences of voice-activated devices from the likes of Amazon's Alexa-controlled Echo...

  • Sept 19- U.S. stocks were slightly higher on Tuesday, helped by gains in financial, technology and telecom stocks, but indexes traded in a narrow range as investors stayed away from making major bets ahead of the Federal Reserve's policy meeting. While a September interest rate increase is not expected, investors will closely watch Fed Chair Janet Yellen's views...

  • *Nigeria, Libya to attend OPEC, non- OPEC meeting on Friday-source. The market, however, remained buoyant ahead of Friday's meeting between the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries with non- OPEC producers to discuss progress of their 1.8- million barrel-per-day supply cut deal. Nigeria and Libya will send representatives to the meeting despite...

  • Here's how to trade a sideways market

    Todd Gordon of TradingAnalysis.com sees the market trading in a range, and he's got a way to play the consolidation.