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  • NEW YORK, April 12- U.S. I do like a low-interest rate policy, "Trump told the Wall Street Journal. "We rallied a bit on these remarks," said Gene Tannuzzo, senior portfolio manager at Columbia Threadneedle in Minneapolis.

  • Finding a key level for the S&P–in a chart of the yen

    Does the Japanese currency hold the key for stocks? Boris Schlossberg of BK Asset Management and Chad Morganlander of Washington Crossing Advisors discuss with Dominic Chu.

  • *Hopes for less tension after Russia, China comments. Investor anxiety about possible U.S. military showdowns against Syria and North Korea remained at elevated levels as they piled into Treasuries, sending the 30- year yield briefly to a near three-month low. North Korea warned of a nuclear attack on the United States for any sign of aggression as a U.S. Navy...

  • *Wall Street stocks fall, defensive sectors popular. Treasury yields were little changed as demand tied to worries about Syria and North Korea offset investor selling ahead of a 30- year bond auction. President Donald Trump said in a tweet on Tuesday North Korea was "looking for trouble" and the United States would "solve the problem" with or without China's help...

  • *U.S. sells $12 billion 30- year bonds at 1 p.m. EDT. Investor anxiety about possible U.S. military showdowns against Syria and North Korea remained at elevated levels as they piled into Treasuries, sending the 30- year yield to hover above a near three-month low. North Korea warned of a nuclear attack on the United States for any sign of aggression as a U.S. Navy...

  • NEW YORK, April 11- U.S. stocks ended down but well off the day's lows on Tuesday, with worries over geopolitical risks dragging down sentiment as investors readied for the start of U.S. earnings. The worries drove investors into gold and other safe-haven assets and pushed up the CBOE Volatility index, Wall Street's "fear gauge," which closed above 15 for the first...

  • Soybeans extended early declines after the USDA raised its forecast of global soybean stocks at the end of the 2016-17 marketing year to 87.41 million tonnes, from 82.82 million in March and well above an average of trade estimates for 83.91 million. The USDA pegged Brazil's crop at 111 million tonnes, up from 108 million last month. "They pumped up Brazil and...

  • Which bank to buy ahead of earnings?

    Dennis Davitt of Harvest Volatility Management and Craig Johnson of Piper Jaffray discuss the bank stocks with Dominic Chu.

  • Is economic optimism fading?

    The bond and gold markets appear to indicate a dampening of economic expectations. Dennis Davitt of Harvest Volatility Management and Craig Johnson of Piper Jaffray discuss with Dominic Chu.

  • NEW YORK, April 11- The U.S. government debt market rallied on Tuesday with the 30- year yield touching near three-month lows as fresh concerns about the French presidential election and possible U.S. military action against Syria and North Korea spurred safe-haven demand for Treasuries. "The catalyst today was largely geopolitical with heightened concerns...

  • The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said Syrian government warplanes dropped barrel bombs on rebel-held areas of Hama province on Tuesday, a day after the United States said their use could lead to further U.S. strikes in Syria. Trump ordered a missile strike on the war-torn country last week as a response to a poison gas attack that his administration...

  • NEW YORK, April 11- The U.S. government debt market rallied on Tuesday with the 30- year yield touching near three-month lows as fresh concerns about the French presidential election and possible U.S. military action against Syria and North Korea spurred safe-haven demand for Treasuries. "The catalyst today was largely geopolitical with heightened concerns...

  • Shares of Azul SA jumped as much as 9 percent in their market debut after a bigger-than-expected dual initial public offering in New York and Sao Paulo raised 2 billion reais for the market's No. 3 carrier. The measure removes a barrier to foreigners who have poured millions into Brazilian airlines this decade, from Gol partner Delta Air Lines to Chinese Azul...

  • In a letter circulated to employees on Monday and seen by Reuters, United Chief Executive Oscar Munoz declined to apologize for the rough manner in which the passenger was handled, instead expressing regret that "this situation arose" and telling staff that "there are lessons we can learn from this experience." According to Tyler Bridges, a passenger who was on...

  • Soybeans extended early declines after the USDA raised its forecast of global soybean stocks at the end of the 2016-17 marketing year to 87.41 million tonnes, from 82.82 million in March and well above an average of trade estimates for 83.91 million. The USDA pegged Brazil's crop at 111 million tonnes, up from 108 million last month. "They pumped up Brazil and...

  • "The company has a very black eye, and they need to do some PR work, but I dont think it will have any effect on the fundamentals," said portfolio manager Craig Hodges of Hodges Capital in Dallas. According to Tyler Bridges, a passenger who was on board the flight from Chicago to Louisville, Kentucky, the man who was dragged off before takeoff said repeatedly that he was...

  • SAO PAULO, April 11- Brazilian airline stocks surged on Tuesday as an end to limits on foreign capital and the sector's first new listing in more than a decade opened the door to more investment in the industry amid an incipient recovery and a wave of airport privatizations. Shares of Azul SA jumped as much as 9 percent in their market debut after a...

  • Treasury yields fell on Tuesday for a second straight day as anxiety about possible U.S. military strikes against Syria and North Korea and the outcome of the French presidential election spurred safe-haven demand for U.S. government debt. "Any escalation in geopolitical concerns could push us back lower in yields," said Justin Lederer, Treasury strategist at...

  • SAO PAULO, April 11- Preferred shares in Brazilian airline Azul SA opened at 21.85 reais in its market debut on Tuesday, 4 percent higher than the 21 reais price of its initial public offering, underscoring firming investor demand for the sector. The dual offering in São Paulo and New York valued Azul at $2.4 billion. Signs of an economic recovery and an reports of a...

  • Treasury yields fell on Tuesday for a second straight day as anxiety about possible U.S. military strikes against Syria and North Korea and the outcome of the French presidential election spurred demand for low-risk government debt. "Any escalation in geopolitical concerns could push us back lower in yields," said Justin Lederer, Treasury strategist at...