S&P 500 Fluctuates After Record Amid Yellen Comments

Posted by Forexsq 7 days ago (http://www.bloomberg.com)
img The Standard & Poor’s 500 Index fluctuated, after climbing to an all-time high yesterday, as Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said slack remains in the U.S. labor market.

The S&P 500 fell less than 0.1 percent to 1,992.26 at 10:08 a.m. in New York. The benchmark gauge is heading for a 1.9 percent weekly increase, its biggest gain since April. The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 12.43 point

Russian Aid Convoy Without Consent Deemed Invasion by Ukraine

Posted by Forexsq 7 days ago (http://www.bloomberg.com)
img Trucks carrying humanitarian aid from Russia crossed the border into Ukraine, which said the move amounted to an invasion as the convoy moved without its consent.

Russia is invading under the cover of the aid trucks, Valentyn Nalyvaychenko, the head of Ukraine’s security council, said on TV5. More than 150 trucks entered the country without a Red Cross escort through a border checkpoint in a r

Family Dollar Rejects Dollar General Bid on Antitrust Issue

Posted by Forexsq 8 days ago (http://www.bloomberg.com)
img Family Dollar Stores Inc. (FDO) spurned a $9 billion offer from Dollar General Corp. in favor of a lower bid from Dollar Tree Inc. (DLTR), saying it was concerned the Dollar General deal wouldn’t be able to pass antitrust hurdles.

The board unanimously rejected the Dollar General proposal and reaffirmed last month’s pact to merge with Dollar Tree, according to a statement today from the Matthe

Dollar flatlines ahead of Yellen, Draghi at Jackson Hole | Top Forex Brokers

Posted by Forexsq 7 days ago (http://www.topforexbrokers.com)
img The dollar was steady on Friday after its strongest weekly run since March and world stocks were near all-time highs as markets waited for steers from the Federal Reserve and... moreShare it now!

How to protect your retirement from the next big crash

Posted by Forexsq 7 days ago (http://www.marketwatch.com)
img The market has been setting all-time highs — it's up almost 200% since the lows of March 2009. Over three-quarters, 77%, of companies reporting earnings beat estimates. We can look forward to the market rise that historically occurs after midterm elections.

I think we're on track to see 18,000 on the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, -0.07%

While the market seems to be on a positive track,

Dollar Poised for Biggest Weekly Gain Since January

Posted by Forexsq 7 days ago (http://www.bloomberg.com)
img The dollar headed for its biggest weekly gain versus the euro in more than six months before Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen and European Central Bank President Mario Draghi speak today in Jackson Hole, Wyoming.

The yen gained against most of its 16 major peers after A Russian aid convoy crossed the border into Ukraine, which said it hadn’t consented to the move, The U.S. currency retreated

Europe Stocks Rise as Data Signals Need for Stimulus

Posted by Forexsq 8 days ago (http://www.bloomberg.com)
img European stocks rose to the highest level this month as investors bet that a slowdown in euro-area manufacturing and services growth will increase pressure on the European Central Bank do more to support the recovery.

Raiffeisen Bank International AG (RBI) rallied the most since January 2012 after posting second-quarter net income that exceeded analysts’ projections. Nobel Biocare Holding AG a

S&P 500 Tops Record Level on Fed Bets Before Jackson Hole

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img U.S. stocks climbed, sending the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index above a closing record, as investors speculated the Federal Reserve will continue to support the economy as central bankers meet in Jackson Hole.

The S&P 500 added 0.1 percent to 1,988.94 at 9:34 a.m. in New York, above a closing high of 1,987.98 reached July 24.

“Markets are looking for some indication from Yellen as to what happ

Russia's first McDonald's shut down

Posted by Forexsq 8 days ago (http://money.cnn.com)
img Russian officials have shut four McDonald's restaurants in Moscow, including the first to open in the city nearly 25 years ago at the end of the Cold War.

McDonald's (MCD) said the restaurants were closed Wednesday following a claim by Russia's federal consumer agency. Local media said the agency accused the company of "sanitary violations."

Dollar Declines From 11-Month High Before Yellen; Krone Rallies

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img The dollar fell from the highest in 11 months versus the euro before Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen speaks tomorrow at a meeting of central bankers in Jackson Hole, Wyoming.

The U.S. currency rallied yesterday after minutes of the July Fed meeting showed policy makers raised the possibility they may raise interest rates sooner than anticipated. Norway’s krone gained the most in more than a

Futures little changed with Fed minutes on tap

Posted by Forexsq 9 days ago (http://www.reuters.com)
img U.S. stock futures were little changed, after the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index climbed toward a record yesterday, as companies from Lowe’s Cos. to Target Corp. fell amid weaker forecasts and investors awaited minutes from the Federal Reserve’s last meeting.

Target lost 1.8 percent after reducing its earnings outlook as slumping sales and a money-losing push into Canada take a toll on profit. Lo

U.S. Stock Futures Are Little Changed Before Fed Minutes

Posted by Forexsq 9 days ago (http://www.bloomberg.com)
img U.S. stock futures were little changed, after the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index climbed toward a record yesterday, as companies from Lowe’s Cos. to Target Corp. fell amid weaker forecasts and investors awaited minutes from the Federal Reserve’s last meeting.

Target lost 1.8 percent after reducing its earnings outlook as slumping sales and a money-losing push into Canada take a toll on profit. Lo

Dollar hits multi-month highs on U.S.-economy optimism

Posted by Forexsq 9 days ago (http://www.marketwatch.com)
img The dollar rose against other major currencies on Wednesday in Asia following strong U.S. housing data and as geopolitical tensions eased in Eastern Europe.

The greenback hit a four-month high against the yen and the British pound and a nine-month high against the euro after the data showed U.S. home construction surged in July, bolstering the case for the U.S. economic recovery and a rate hik

Ukraine Gains Against Rebels as Diplomacy Intensifies

Posted by Forexsq 9 days ago (http://www.bloomberg.com)
img Ukraine’s armed forces said they continue to push back separatists in fighting in the country’s east ahead of a possible face-to-face meeting of the Russian and Ukrainian leaders next week.

Soldiers from Ukraine’s National Guard captured the city of Ilovaysk, leading separatists to counter-attack using tanks and artillery, the National Guard said in a statement today on its website. Nine Ukrai

Jobless Claims in U.S. Declined More Than Forecast | Top Forex Brokers

Posted by Forexsq 8 days ago (http://www.topforexbrokers.com)
img The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits fell slightly more than expected last week, pointing to a sustained improvement in labor market conditions. Initial claims for state... moreShare it now!
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