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Oil traders are liquidating positions as oil prices drop and uncertainty mounts
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Stocks edge up as focus turns to jobless claims, new home sales
European shares gain from cash moving off the sidelines, central bank stimulus.
Economic recovery optimism boosts stock index futures
S&P 500 up 11% from October lows; trading slows ahead of Thanksgiving holiday.
U.S. stocks climb slowly as European shares rally on stimulus hope
European stocks extended a two-month high as lenders rallied on speculation the European Central Bank will step up stimulus. U.S. index futures and Asian shares rose.S&P 500 Index futures expiring in December rose 0.2% Monday, while the MSCI Asia Pacific Index advanced 0.4%.The Stoxx Europe 600
Stocks set for fifth week of gains with the help of central bankers
Efforts to stimulate economic growth boosts investor sentiment; S&P up 11% this year.
Soros' Quantum puts $500 million with Gross at Janus
Bill Gross, the bond manager who joined Janus Capital Group Inc. (JNS) in September, won a $500 million mandate from a vehicle managed by George Soros's investment firm.Quantum Partners LP, a private vehicle managed by Soros Fund Management, invested in a separate account with a strategy similar to
Global economic worries send stocks lower; focus turns to U.S. data
Salesforce, Keurig knocked lower by weak forecasts; secondary offering sinks GoPro.
Investors hit pause button awaiting Fed minutes
With massive bond buying program over, investors seek hints of rate hike plan.
Investor confidence boosts European stocks; U.S. shares flat
European stocks rose for a second day as a report showed German investor confidence advanced for the first time this year. U.S. futures were little changed, while Asian shares rallied.The Stoxx Europe 600 Index climbed 0.6% to 339.23 at 10:16 a.m. in London. It has rebounded 9.4% from this year's
Stocks, dollar climb but gold drops
The dollar strengthened to a seven-year high against the yen and U.S. equity-index futures rose while gold declined. European bonds gained and stocks pared losses.The dollar appreciated 0.5% to 116.35 yen at 10:45 a.m. in London. Gold slid 0.7%. S&P 500 futures rose 0.2% while Stoxx Europe 600
Stock-index futures gain, indicating an S&P 500 rebound
After slipping from a record high, stock futures point to the S&P's advancing again.
Stock-index futures signal pullback from record highs
U.S. stock-index futures declined, signaling benchmark gauges may fall from record levels, as investors consider valuations that are the highest since 2009.Citigroup Inc. dropped in German trading after U.S., Swiss and British regulators fined the bank to settle a probe into the rigging of
Stock-index futures flat as investors pause after another record
Valuations getting high but solid earnings provide strong foundation for market gains.
Stock-index futures flat as focus turns to earnings
Stock-index futures were little changed, after the Standard & Poor's 500 Index posted a third weekly gain, as investors watched corporate results.
U.S. stock futures little changed before jobs data
S&P heads for a weekly gain as October's jobs report expected to add to signs of strength in the U.S. economy