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Giuseppe Montefinese
21 Feb, 2014 | 05:36 PM
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U.S. stock indexes finished fractionally lower on Friday after swinging between gains and losses through the session. M&A continued to grab headlines along with another round of earnings, soft U.S. Home Sales data and the peace deal in Ukraine.  Telecom and Energy were the S&P 500’s worst performers while Utilities and Discretionary topped gains.  Gold rose, oil slipped, and the dollar was relatively flat.  ...
Parasnand Madho
27 Jan, 2014 | 11:07 AM
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The schedule for the week of January 27th includes:  ...
Parasnand Madho
8 Jan, 2014 | 09:33 AM
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Ahead of the Bell: Dow futures are trading down 28 points and S&P futures are trading down 2 points.  U.S. stock-index futures signaled a weak open on Wall Street today with investors reacting cautiously to the ADP payrolls report ahead of the Federal Reserve's latest policy minutes. ...
Parasnand Madho
18 Dec, 2013 | 09:29 AM
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Ahead of the Bell: Dow futures are trading up 34 points and S&P futures are trading up 3 points.  The spotlight will be on the Federal Reserve today as market participants await the central bank's decision on its $85 billion a month stimulus program, which has pumped cheap money into the global monetary system for the last five years. ...
Parasnand Madho
17 Dec, 2013 | 09:11 AM
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Ahead of the Bell: Dow futures are trading up 19 points and S&P futures are trading up 2 points.  Indications appear to be pointing towards caution as the Federal Reserve gather for a final momentous policy meeting today.  Some market participants think the Fed will begin tapering its $85 billion a month bond-buying program before the end of the year, while economists polled by Reuters feel the central bank will start in March.  Investor sentiment was boosted by upbeat manufacturing output and a jump in euro zone business activity. ...
Parasnand Madho
13 Dec, 2013 | 09:23 AM
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Ahead of the Bell: Dow futures are trading up 39 points and S&P futures are trading up 7 points.  Stocks are headed for the biggest two-week decline since June on concerns the Federal Reserve could start tapering its bond-buying program as early as the end of the month. A better-than-expected retail sales report in the previous trading session and an upbeat jobs report last week has increased speculation that the central bank will start winding down its quantitative easing program after its FOMC policy meeting next week. ...