Stock market http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/23009/all en US STOCKS-Futures drop after rally as investors book profit http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130103/us-stocks-futures-drop-after-rally-investors-book-profit <p>* Jobless claims, ADP employment report on tap</p> <p>* Fed to release minutes from FOMC Dec meeting</p> <p>* Costco December same-store sales up 9 pct</p> <p>* Futures off: S&amp;P 4 pts, Dow 20 pts, Nasdaq 4.75 pts</p> <p>By Angela Moon</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130103/us-stocks-futures-drop-after-rally-investors-book-profit" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Costco Costco Wholesale Corp Dow Jones Industrial Average Economy of the United States Entertainment Futures contract Investment Labor NASDAQ NASDAQ-100 Quotation Stock market Thomson Reuters Thu, 03 Jan 2013 13:22:27 +0000 5730966 at http://www.globalpost.com US STOCKS-Fed minutes short-circuit Wall St rally http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130103/us-stocks-fed-minutes-short-circuit-wall-st-rally <p>* Fed to continue asset buys as doubts grow * Investors eye congressional-White House battles ahead * Retailers post December sales * Positive jobs data has little impact * Indexes down: Dow 0.16 pct, S&amp;P 0.21 pct, Nasdaq 0.38 pct By Chuck Mikolajczak NEW YORK, Jan 3 (Reuters) - U.S. stocks dipped on Thursday after signs the Federal Reserve has growing concern about its highly stimulative monetary policy, giving investors reason to pull back after a two-day rally.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130103/us-stocks-fed-minutes-short-circuit-wall-st-rally" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Dow Jones & Company Dow Jones Industrial Average Economy of the United States Entertainment Environment Financial economics Futures contract Health Labor Law New York Stock Exchange Person Career Politics Quotation Stock market US Federal Reserve USD Thomson Reuters Fri, 04 Jan 2013 04:15:04 +0000 5731089 at http://www.globalpost.com U.S. data lifts European shares to 22-month highs http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130104/us-data-lifts-european-shares-22-month-highs <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <p>* FTSEurofirst 300 index ends 0.4 pct higher</p> <p>* Euro STOXX 50 up 0.3 pct, may rise 7 pct in H1</p> <p>* Transocean leads market as settles oil spill charges</p> <p>By Atul Prakash</p> <p>LONDON, Jan 4 (Reuters) - European shares set a 22-month high on Friday, buoyed by supportive data and led by rig contractor Transocean, which agreed to settle U.S. government charges over BP's Gulf of <a href="http://www.globalpost.com/internal/section-config/mexico">Mexico</a> oil spill.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130104/us-data-lifts-european-shares-22-month-highs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Disaster Economics Euro Stoxx 50 Financial economics Health Indexes Investment Labor Man Made Disaster Quotation Religion Social Issues Stock market STOXX Technical analysis Transocean Thomson Reuters Fri, 04 Jan 2013 18:15:29 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5731159 at http://www.globalpost.com GLOBAL MARKETS-U.S. stocks fall from 5-year high; euro firms http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130107/global-markets-us-stocks-fall-5-year-high-euro-firms <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p><body></body></p> <p>* Wall Street shares retreat from 5-year high</p> <p>* Euro rises on bets ECB might leave rates alone</p> <p>* Oil prices slip with stocks, growth view caps losses</p> <p>* Dollar pulls back from 2-1/2-year high versus yen</p> <p>By Richard Leong</p> <p>NEW YORK, Jan 7 (Reuters) - U.S. stock prices receded from<br /> five-year highs on Monday, while the euro rose against the<br /> dollar on bets the European Central Bank might refrain from<br /> signaling more interest rate cuts on Thursday.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130107/global-markets-us-stocks-fall-5-year-high-euro-firms" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Company Location Dow Jones Industrial Average Economic consequences of the 2006 Thai coup d'├ętat Economic history Economics Economy of the European Union Euro European Union Flash Crash Futures contract Labor Late-2000s financial crisis Law Person Career Quotation Stock market Stock market crashes Thomson Reuters Tue, 08 Jan 2013 01:46:22 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5731420 at http://www.globalpost.com GLOBAL MARKETS-U.S. stocks fall from 5-year high; euro rises http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130108/global-markets-us-stocks-fall-5-year-high-euro-rises <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p><body></body></p> <p>* Wall Street shares dial back from 5-year high</p> <p>* Euro rises on bets ECB might leave rates alone</p> <p>* Oil prices slip with stocks, growth view caps losses</p> <p>* Dollar pulls back from 2-1/2-year high versus yen</p> <p>By Richard Leong</p> <p>NEW YORK, Jan 7 (Reuters) - Wall Street stock prices<br /> retreated from five-year highs on Monday, while the euro rose<br /> against the dollar on bets the European Central Bank might<br /> refrain from signaling more interest rate cuts on Thursday.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130108/global-markets-us-stocks-fall-5-year-high-euro-rises" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Company Location Dow Jones Industrial Average Economic consequences of the 2006 Thai coup d'├ętat Economic history Economics Economy of the European Union Euro European Union Foreign exchange market Futures contract Labor Late-2000s financial crisis Late-2000s recession in Europe Law Person Career Person Location Quotation Stock market Thomson Reuters Tue, 08 Jan 2013 14:03:50 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5731559 at http://www.globalpost.com Hong Kong shares close down 0.9 pct; China property, insurance sink http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130108/hong-kong-shares-close-down-09-pct-china-property-insurance-sin <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p><body></body></p> <p>HONG KONG, Jan 8 (Reuters) - Hong Kong shares closed at<br /> their lowest in a week on Tuesday, as investors took profit on<br /> mainland property counters after an official media report raised<br /> fears of more stringent enforcement of sector curbs, stalling<br /> its strong gains in recent months.</p> <p>The Hang Seng Index closed down 0.9 percent at<br /> 23,111.1, its lowest since Jan. 2. The China Enterprises Index<br /> of the top Chinese listings in Hong Kong fell 2.2<br /> percent.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130108/hong-kong-shares-close-down-09-pct-china-property-insurance-sin" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Acquisition Economy of Hong Kong Hang Seng Index Hang Seng Index Constituent Stocks Hong Kong HSBC Investment Ping An Insurance Stock market Technology Thomson Reuters Tue, 08 Jan 2013 14:05:23 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5731567 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 2-HSBC's Ping An stake sale at risk over funding doubts -sources http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130108/update-2-hsbcs-ping-stake-sale-at-risk-over-funding-doubts-sour <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p><body></body></p> <p>* CDB was to finance bulk of CP's purchase of the stake</p> <p>* Sale was Asia's 2nd-biggest M&amp;A deal announced last year</p> <p>* CP has major interests in China from agriculture to retail</p> <p>By Heng Xie and Clare Baldwin</p> <p>BEIJING/HONG KONG, Jan 8 (Reuters) - HSBC's sale of its $9.4<br /> billion stake in Ping An Insurance to Thailand's CP<br /> Group has been thrown into jeopardy after state-run China<br /> Development Bank (CDB) voiced concerns over funding for the<br /> deal, sources told Reuters.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130108/update-2-hsbcs-ping-stake-sale-at-risk-over-funding-doubts-sour" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Acquisition Business Relation Company Location Financial economics Hang Seng Index Constituent Stocks HSBC Investment Person Career Person Location Ping An Insurance Ping An Insurance Quotation Stock market Technology The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Thomson Reuters Tue, 08 Jan 2013 14:15:07 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5731598 at http://www.globalpost.com Hong Kong shares may ease, HSBC's Ping An deal in focus http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130108/hong-kong-shares-may-ease-hsbcs-ping-deal-focus <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>HONG KONG, Jan 9 (Reuters) - Hong Kong shares could start lower on Wednesday, after Wall Street retreated from last week's rally and companies started to report results for the fourth quarter.</p> <p>On Tuesday, the Hang Seng Index ended down 0.9 percent at 23,111.2, its lowest this year after a strong start to 2013. The China Enterprises Index of the top Chinese listings in Hong Kong slumped 2.2 percent.</p> <p>Elsewhere in Asia, Japan's Nikkei was down 0.48 percent, while South Korea's KOSPI edged up 0.1 percent at 0043 GMT.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130108/hong-kong-shares-may-ease-hsbcs-ping-deal-focus" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Economy of Hong Kong Hang Seng Index Constituent Stocks Stock market Technology Thomson Reuters Wed, 09 Jan 2013 01:45:13 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5731938 at http://www.globalpost.com Hong Kong shares bounce from week low, China crawls higher http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130109/hong-kong-shares-bounce-week-low-china-crawls-higher <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* HSI +0.4 pct, H-shares +1 pct, CSI +0.1 pct</p> <p>* Indexes running into resistance at recent highs</p> <p>* Ping An bucks China insurers recovery in HK</p> <p>* China banks leads HK gains after UBS upgrade</p> <p>By Clement Tan</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130109/hong-kong-shares-bounce-week-low-china-crawls-higher" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Economy of Hong Kong Hang Seng Index Constituent Stocks Stock market Thomson Reuters Wed, 09 Jan 2013 05:15:50 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5731968 at http://www.globalpost.com Hong Kong shares close up 0.5 pct, bouncing off week lows http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130109/hong-kong-shares-close-05-pct-bouncing-week-lows <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>HONG KONG, Jan 9 (Reuters) - Hong Kong shares rebounded from its lowest in a week on Wednesday, resuming a start-of-the year rally that has the main indexes headed towards multi-month highs, with Chinese banks stronger following a brokerage's upgrade for the sector.</p> <p>The Hang Seng Index ended up 0.5 percent at 23,218.5, recovering from its lowest close since Dec. 31 set on Tuesday. The China Enterprises Index of the top Chinese listings in Hong Kong rose 0.9 percent.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130109/hong-kong-shares-close-05-pct-bouncing-week-lows" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Economy of Asia Economy of Hong Kong Stock market Thomson Reuters Wed, 09 Jan 2013 08:30:25 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5732005 at http://www.globalpost.com European shares up on telecom network talk, earnings http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130109/european-shares-telecom-network-talk-earnings <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* FTSEurofirst 300 index advances 0.3 percent</p> <p>* Telecoms gain on talk of pan-European network</p> <p>* Positive start to U.S. earnings improves sentiment</p> <p>By Atul Prakash</p> <p>LONDON, Jan 9 (Reuters) - European shares advanced to trade near a 22-month peak on Wednesday, with talks of creating a regional network boosting telecom shares, while an encouraging start to the U.S. earnings season buoyed investor sentiment.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130109/european-shares-telecom-network-talk-earnings" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Entertainment Indexes Politics Stock market STOXX Thomson Reuters Wed, 09 Jan 2013 13:00:09 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5732086 at http://www.globalpost.com FTSE 100 hits highest level since May 2008 on earnings optimism http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130109/ftse-100-hits-highest-level-may-2008-earnings-optimism <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* FTSE 100 index closes 0.7 percent higher</p> <p>* Banks add over 20 points to the index after Llods upgrade</p> <p>* Alcoa's improving revenues and outlook lifts miners</p> <p>* Uptrend since the new year is on track - technicals</p> <p>By Alistair Smout</p> <p>LONDON, Jan 9 (Reuters) - Britain's blue-chip stocks hit their highest level since May 2008 on Wednesday, with gains led by banking stocks and miners after a reassuring start to the U.S. earnings season boosted demand for riskier assets.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130109/ftse-100-hits-highest-level-may-2008-earnings-optimism" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Entertainment Financial economics Investment Stock market Thomson Reuters Wed, 09 Jan 2013 17:45:04 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5732240 at http://www.globalpost.com US STOCKS-Wall Street rises after Alcoa reports earnings http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130109/us-stocks-wall-street-rises-after-alcoa-reports-earnings <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* Alcoa shares down after positive outlook for the year</p> <p>* Fourth-quarter earnings, revenues seen up 1.9 pct</p> <p>* Herbalife up 4.2 pct on news hedge fund manager Loeb took stake</p> <p>* Indexes finish up: Dow 0.5 pct, S&amp;P 0.3 pct, Nasdaq 0.5 pct</p> <p>By Gabriel Debenedetti</p> <p>NEW YORK, Jan 9 (Reuters) - U.S. stocks rose on Wednesday, as the first group of earnings reports started to trickle in, without giving a clear direction of how well corporations did during the fourth quarter.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130109/us-stocks-wall-street-rises-after-alcoa-reports-earnings" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Economy of the United States Hospitality Stock market Thomson Reuters Wed, 09 Jan 2013 21:30:23 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5732356 at http://www.globalpost.com US STOCKS-Futures gain as China data spurs growth hopes http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130110/us-stocks-futures-gain-china-data-spurs-growth-hopes <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* Jobless claims, wholesale inventories data on tap</p> <p>* Tiffany shares slide after earnings estimates</p> <p>* Futures up: Dow 25 pts, S&amp;P 4.2 pts, Nasdaq 5 pts</p> <p>By Rodrigo Campos</p> <p>NEW YORK, Jan 10 (Reuters) - U.S. stock index futures rose on Thursday, alongside other risk assets, as stronger-than-expected exports in China, the world's second-biggest economy, raised hopes for a more robust recovery in the global economy this year.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130110/us-stocks-futures-gain-china-data-spurs-growth-hopes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Entertainment Financial economics Investment Labor Stock market Thomson Reuters Thu, 10 Jan 2013 14:46:32 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5732619 at http://www.globalpost.com US STOCKS-Wall St set to rise as China data spurs growth hopes http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130110/us-stocks-wall-st-set-rise-china-data-spurs-growth-hopes <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* Wholesale inventories data on tap</p> <p>* Tiffany shares slide after earnings estimates</p> <p>* Nokia ADRs rally after results</p> <p>* Futures up: Dow 45 pts, S&amp;P 7.7 pts, Nasdaq 18 pts</p> <p>By Rodrigo Campos</p> <p>NEW YORK, Jan 10 (Reuters) - U.S. stocks were set to rise at the open on Thursday as stronger-than-expected exports in China, the world's second-biggest economy, raised hopes for a more robust recovery in the global economy this year.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130110/us-stocks-wall-st-set-rise-china-data-spurs-growth-hopes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Entertainment Finance Financial economics Stock market Thomson Reuters Thu, 10 Jan 2013 14:46:37 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5732620 at http://www.globalpost.com