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  • U.S. 30- YEAR TREASURY BOND PRICES TURN FLAT, PARE EARLIER FALL; 30- YEAR YIELD LAST AT 3.141 PCT.

  • SOHN CONFERENCE: LIGHT STREET CAPITAL FOUNDER GLEN KACHER SAYS HE LIKES PALO ALTO NETWORKS.

  • NEW YORK, April 23- A gauge of global equity markets retreated on Monday as U.S. bond yields moved closer to the 3 percent level that has unnerved investors in recent months and a fall in commodity prices pressured materials stocks. The auction sizes are getting bigger, "said Larry Milstein, head of agency and government trading at R.W. Pressprich& Co. in New York.

  • *10- year Treasury yield inches close to key 3- pct level. *Q1 profits now seen up 19.9 pct vs 18.6 pct earlier. April 23- Wall Street's three major indexes struggled for direction on Monday as Treasury yields inched up to levels that have spooked investors in recent months.

  • NEW YORK/ LONDON, April 23- Palladium sank more than 5 percent on Monday amid U.S. hints it might relieve. sanctions on Russia's Rusal, while gold hit a two-week. The United States said it could give sanctions relief to Russian aluminum giant Rusal if Russian tycoon Oleg Deripaska cedes control of the company, easing fears that Washington might extend sanctions to...

  • MUMBAI, April 23- Infosys Ltd, India's second-biggest IT firm, plans to renew its focus on digital services as it looks to boost growth amid shrinking profit margins in its legacy business and rising competition from local and international rivals. Digital services- such as cloud, big data and analytics which accounted for more than a quarter of Infosys' revenue...

  • *Europe pressing Trump over Russia sanctions. WASHINGTON/ MOSCOW, April 23- The United States on Monday gave American customers of Russia's biggest aluminum producer more time to comply with sanctions, and said it would consider lifting them if United Company Rusal Plc's major shareholder, Russian tycoon Oleg Deripaska, ceded control of the company.

  • U.S. intelligence agencies have said Russia meddled in the 2016 U.S. presidential election campaign, and Russia is also blamed for a nerve agent attack on a former spy in Britain last month. The challenge for the G7 is that it also needs Moscow's help to solve the crisis in Syria, where Russia and Iran are backing Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.

  • MEXICO CITY, April 23- The Mexican unit of Brazilian construction firm Odebrecht said on Monday it will fight the sanctions announced last week by the Mexican government, dismissing them as unfair and unjustified. Mexico banned federal institutions and state governments from doing business with Odebrecht for 2-1/ 2 years and fined two units of the companies...

  • Meant to Be, Bebe Rexha& Florida Georgia Line. You Make It Easy, Jason Aldean. 2. Rearview Town, Jason Aldean.

  • NEW YORK, April 23- Below is a table listing of some of the hedge fund managers who spoke at the Sohn Investment Conference in New York on Monday, in order of appearance, and the investment ideas they presented. INVESTOR FIRM PICK NOTES John Long Pond Bullish on Sees over 60 Khoury Capital D.R. Stock could rise 60 percent and hit $160 a share.

  • The decision by the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals upheld a lower court ruling in favor David Slater, the photographer whose camera was used to take the photos. Slater was on a trip to Sulawesi, Indonesia, and argued that his company, Wildlife Personalities Ltd., owned worldwide commercial rights to the photos, including a now-famous selfie of the monkey's...

  • *Europe pressing Trump over Russia sanctions. WASHINGTON/ MOSCOW, April 23- The U.S. government on Monday gave American customers of Russia's biggest aluminum producer more time to comply with sanctions, sending aluminum prices into a tailspin but lifting shares of the company, United Company Rusal Plc.. Aluminum prices rallied last week to their highest in...

  • NEW YORK, April 23- Hedge fund managers at the high-profile 2018 Sohn Investment Conference in New York pitched stock ideas on Monday ranging from online food ordering to homebuilders that should benefit from the growing clout of the millennial generation. John Khoury, founder and managing partner of $2.7 billion hedge fund Long Pond Capital, revealed a long...

  • April 23- U.S. liquefied natural gas company Cheniere Energy Inc said it planned to make a final investment decision to build the third liquefaction train at its Corpus Christi LNG export facility in Texas in the first half of 2018:. *Cheniere said on Friday its Cheniere Corpus Christi Holdings LLC subsidiary engaged financial institutions to arrange up to $6.4...

  • RPT-SOHN CONFERENCE: SOCIAL CAPITAL CEO CHAMATH PALIHAPITIYA SAYS BULLISH ON BOX INC.

  • MINNEAPOLIS— The Minnesota Court of Appeals says four protesters can use an unusual "necessity defense" against criminal charges related to efforts to shut down two Enbridge Energy oil pipelines. The protesters admit that they turned the emergency shut-off valves on two pipelines in 2016 in Clearwater County of northwestern Minnesota as part of a...

  • SAN FRANCISCO, April 23- Pier 1 Imports Inc's stock plunged to its lowest level since 2009 on Monday after an analyst recommended investors avoid the shares until the furniture and home decorations retailer reverses falling sales. But in a client note on Monday, Raymond James analyst Budd Bugatch cut his rating on Pier 1 to "underperform" from "market perform," and...

  • SOHN CONFERENCE: SOCIAL CAPITAL CEO CHAMATH PALIHAPITIYA SAYS BULLISH ON BOX INC.

  • WASHINGTON, April 23- U.S. home sales increased for a second straight month in March amid a rebound in activity in the Northeast and Midwest regions, but a dearth of houses on the market and higher prices remain headwinds as the spring selling season kicks off. "Existing home sales look okay today with some clouds further out on the horizon from rising home prices...