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  • *Relief in Asia as Pyongyang has a party, not a missile test. Japan's Nikkei rose 1.4 percent after Pyongyang held a massive celebration to congratulate the nuclear scientists and technicians who steered the country's sixth and largest nuclear test a week earlier. "It's too early to say the risks are gone, but one thing for sure is that market players now think the...

  • *Relief in Asia as Pyongyang has a party, not a missile test. SYDNEY, Sept 11- The U.S. dollar won a reprieve from risk aversion on Monday after North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un decided to hold a party over the weekend rather than launch another missile, tempering safe havens such as the yen and Treasuries. Japan's Nikkei rose 1.4 percent after Pyongyang held a massive...

  • *Relief in Asia as Pyongyang holds back on missile test. SYDNEY, Sept 11- The U.S. dollar won a reprieve from risk aversion on Monday after North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un decided to hold a party over the weekend rather than launch another missile, tempering safe havens like the yen and Treasuries. Japan's Nikkei rose 1 percent after Pyongyang held a massive...

  • NEW YORK, Sept 8- High dividend yield stocks such as telecoms and utilities are looking more tempting as investors become increasingly nervous about the outlook for equities and as U.S. A nuclear test from North Korea on Sunday rattled investors when markets opened on Tuesday after the extended holiday weekend, pushing the yield on benchmark 10- year Treasury...

  • NEW YORK, Sept 8- The S&P 500 ended slightly lower on Friday as investors braced for potential damage from Hurricane Irma as it drove toward Florida, while a decline in big tech names like Apple and Facebook pushed the Nasdaq down more sharply. Insurance Index up 2.1 percent, recouping some losses after being under pressure recently as the southern United States...

  • Wunderlich's Art Hogan on the sectors to avoid

    Art Hogan, chief market strategist at Wunderlich Securities, breaks down which sectors to stay away from, in this interview with Brian Sullivan.

  • The full interview with Wunderlich's Art Hogan

    Art Hogan, chief market strategist at Wunderlich Securities, discusses his latest market outlook with Brian Sullivan.

  • Trading the five most expensive S&P 500 stocks

    Boris Schlossberg of BK Asset Management, Erin Gibbs of S&P Global discuss the stocks with the highest forward price-earnings ratios with Brian Sullivan.

  • If Apple's demo disappoints, the entire market could fall with it

    All eyes are on Apple's demo on September 12th. If the company doesn't excite investors, that could trigger momentum selling all across the board.

  • TORONTO, Sept 8- Canada's main stock index ended lower for a fifth straight day on Friday, with mining and energy stocks dominating the retreat and investors cautious as powerful Hurricane Irma barreled toward Florida. Teck Resources Ltd sank 5.4 percent to C $28.23, while First Quantum Minerals Ltd fell 3.8 percent to C $13.76. Hudbay Minerals Inc plunged 10.2...

  • NEW YORK, Sept 8- The S&P 500 ended slightly lower on Friday as investors braced for potential damage from Hurricane Irma as it moved toward Florida, while a decline in big tech names like Apple and Facebook pushed the Nasdaq down more sharply. Insurance Index up 2.1 percent, recouping some losses after being under pressure recently as the southern United States...

  • TORONTO, Sept 8- Canada's main stock index fell for the fifth straight day on Friday, as mining and energy stocks dominated the retreat, and with investors cautious over the impact of Hurricane Irma on Florida. The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index fell 39.21 points, or 0.26 percent, to 14,985.32. Four of the index's 10 key sectors were higher.

  • NEW YORK, Sept 8- The S&P 500 ended slightly lower on Friday as investors braced for potential damage from Hurricane Irma as it moved toward Florida, while a decline in big tech names like Apple and Facebook pushed the Nasdaq down more sharply.

  • Financials lead market as Treasuries sell off Friday

    Equities finished session mixed Friday.

  • SAN FRANCISCO/ NEW YORK, Sept 8- Investors have flocked to U.S. defense stocks amid escalating tensions with North Korea and President Donald Trump's promises to boost the military, but with towering valuations, their steepest gains may be behind them. Partly due to the situation with North Korea, the index is now valued at about 20.5 times earnings estimates for...

  • Target shares dip following retailer's promise to slash prices

    Target said the price cuts would be on items including cereal, paper towels, and more.

  • Equifax shares plunge after data breach

    Wall Street analysts are concerned over the negative business ramifications from Equifax's data breach announcement Thursday.

  • NEW YORK, Sept 8- High dividend yield stocks such as telecoms and utilities are looking more tempting as investors become increasingly nervous about the outlook for equities and as U.S. A nuclear test from North Korea on Sunday rattled investors when markets opened on Tuesday after the extended holiday weekend, pushing the yield on benchmark 10- year Treasury...

  • *Dollar index at its weakest since Jan. 2015. Sept 8- U.S. stocks were mixed in choppy late morning trading on Friday as investors assessed the financial impact of Hurricane Harvey and tracked Hurricane Irma as it plowed toward Florida. Irma was set to hit Florida as early as Saturday, with FEMA warning that parts of Florida could be out of electricity for days, if not...

  • NEW YORK, Sept 8- U.S. long-dated Treasury yields rose from 10- month lows on Friday, in line with gains in Europe, after Reuters reported that European Central Bank policymakers at Thursday's meeting discussed reducing stimulus for the euro zone. As a result, bond yields in Europe rose, with the peripheral markets- Italy, Spain, Portugal- getting the brunt of the...