Futures contract http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/23010/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 GLOBAL MARKETS-U.S. fiscal deal prompts rally in stocks, commodities http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130103/global-markets-us-fiscal-deal-prompts-rally-stocks-commodities <p>* Global shares jump after U.S. Congress passes budget deal * Dollar down, euro rises on increase in risk appetite * Oil jumps as commodities join rally in risky assets By Ryan Vlastelica NEW YORK, Jan 2 (Reuters) - Global stock surged while commodities rallied on Wednesday after U.S. legislators struck a deal to halt a round of automatic fiscal tightening that threatened to push the world's largest economy into recession. The deal reached on Tuesday to avert the "fiscal cliff" put off the immediate pain of income tax hikes for almost all U.S.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130103/global-markets-us-fiscal-deal-prompts-rally-stocks-commodities" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bond Business Company Location Economic history Economics Economy of the European Union Economy of the United States Euro Financial economics Foreign exchange market Futures contract Government debt Politics Quotation USD Yield curve Thomson Reuters Thu, 03 Jan 2013 15:49:34 +0000 5730978 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 GLOBAL MARKETS-U.S. stocks slip before earnings; oil dips http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130107/global-markets-us-stocks-slip-earnings-oil-dips <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>* Brent crude dips below $111 a barrel</p> <p>* Dollar pulls back from 2-1/2-year high versus yen</p> <p>NEW YORK, Jan 7 (Reuters) - U.S. stock prices fell on Monday<br /> on worries about disappointing company results while world oil<br /> prices dipped on profit-taking, but signs of improvement in the<br /> global economy capped the losses.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130107/global-markets-us-stocks-slip-earnings-oil-dips" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Company Location Currency Dow Jones Industrial Average Economic history Economics Economy of the European Union Euro Futures contract Japanese yen Labor Law Person Career Quotation World oil market chronology from Thomson Reuters Mon, 07 Jan 2013 19:58:08 +0000 5731390 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 5731420 at http://www.globalpost.com European stock index futures signal lower open http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130108/european-stock-index-futures-signal-lower-open <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>LONDON, Jan 8 (Reuters) - European stock index futures<br /> pointed to a lower open on Tuesday after recent advances to<br /> 22-month highs, with investors seen trading cautiously before<br /> the start of the fourth quarter earnings season.</p> <p>At 0703 GMT, futures for Euro STOXX 50, Germany's<br /> DAX and France's CAC were 0.2 percent lower.</p> <p> </p> CDATA DAX Economics Euro Stoxx 50 Financial economics Futures contract Investment Stock Stock market index future STOXX Thomson Reuters Tue, 08 Jan 2013 13:54:47 +0000 5731504 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 5731559 at http://www.globalpost.com US STOCKS-Wall St set to dip as earnings season begins http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130108/us-stocks-wall-st-set-dip-earnings-season-begins <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>* Yum shares fall on shrinkage of sales in China</p> <p>* Monsanto stock jumps after strong earnings, raised outlook</p> <p>* Sears says CEO to step down, shares rise</p> <p>* Futures off: Dow 20 pts, S&amp;P 2.5 pts, Nasdaq 1 pt</p> <p>By Rodrigo Campos</p> <p>NEW YORK, Jan 8 (Reuters) - U.S. stocks were set to tick<br /> lower at the open on Tuesday as an earnings season expected to<br /> show sluggish corporate growth gets under way.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130108/us-stocks-wall-st-set-dip-earnings-season-begins" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Company Location Dow Jones Industrial Average Economy of the United States Equity Financing Financial economics Futures contract Investment NASDAQ NASDAQ-100 Person Career Quotation Sears Holdings Corporation Thomson Reuters Tue, 08 Jan 2013 14:45:32 +0000 5731609 at http://www.globalpost.com European stock index futures signal higher open http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130111/european-stock-index-futures-signal-higher-open <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>LONDON, Jan 11 (Reuters) - European stock index futures pointed to a higher open on Friday, as investors use signs of an improvement in the global economy to add to equities holdings, according to dealers.</p> <p>At 0702 GMT, futures for Euro STOXX 50 were up by 0.4 percent. The futures contracts for Germany's benchmark DAX and for France's CAC-40 were both up by 0.3 percent.</p> Financial economics Futures contract Futures exchanges Thomson Reuters Fri, 11 Jan 2013 07:30:24 +0000 5733009 at http://www.globalpost.com Momentum begins to slow with FTSE 100 at 4-1/2 yr highs http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130111/momentum-begins-slow-ftse-100-at-4-12-yr-highs <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 up 0.3 percent</p> <p>* Financial lead gainers</p> <p>* Aviva, IAG boosted by broker upgrades</p> <p>* Miners slip as China inflation stokes policy concerns</p> <p>By David Brett</p> <p>LONDON, Jan 11 (Reuters) - London's blue chip index closed marginally higher on Friday as demand for oil and financial stocks kept it at multi-year highs, but an overshoot in China inflation data weakened mining stocks.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130111/momentum-begins-slow-ftse-100-at-4-12-yr-highs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Entertainment Financial risk Futures contract Religion Stock market Thomson Reuters Fri, 11 Jan 2013 17:45:41 +0000 5733268 at http://www.globalpost.com GLOBAL MARKETS-Nikkei soars on yen weakness, Asian shares slip http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130115/global-markets-nikkei-soars-yen-weakness-asian-shares-slip <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>* MSCI Asia ex-Japan falls as Korea hurt by falling Apple suppliers</p> <p>* Nikkei ends at 32-month highs after yen hits highs the day before</p> <p>* Japan warns of excessive yen weakness, easing yen selling</p> <p>* Platinum hits three-month high, eyes parity with gold</p> <p>* European shares likely inch lower</p> <p>By Chikako Mogi</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130115/global-markets-nikkei-soars-yen-weakness-asian-shares-slip" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Futures contract Japanese yen Nikkei 225 Thomson Reuters Tue, 15 Jan 2013 01:15:15 +0000 5734504 at http://www.globalpost.com US STOCKS-Futures fall as earnings, data eyed http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130115/us-stocks-futures-fall-earnings-data-eyed <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>NEW YORK, Jan 15 (Reuters) -</p> <p>U.S. stock index futures slipped on Tuesday as investors faced what is expected to be a lackluster earnings season, while a batch of economic data was on tap for later in the morning, including retail sales and regional manufacturing.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130115/us-stocks-futures-fall-earnings-data-eyed" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Futures contract Thomson Reuters Tue, 15 Jan 2013 13:00:27 +0000 5734678 at http://www.globalpost.com US STOCKS-Futures dip as Intel offsets China data; earnings in focus http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130118/us-stocks-futures-dip-intel-offsets-china-data-earnings-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>NEW YORK, Jan 18 (Reuters) - U.S. stock index futures were slightly lower on Friday after a disappointing earnings outlook from Intel offset news of better-than-expected economic growth in China.</p> <p>* Shares of Intel Corp slumped 4.9 percent at $21.57 in premarket trading after the tech company forecast quarterly revenue that missed expectations. A sharp increase in capital spending plans for the year also concerned analysts.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130118/us-stocks-futures-dip-intel-offsets-china-data-earnings-focus" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Futures contract Intel Thomson Reuters Fri, 18 Jan 2013 12:45:23 +0000 5736091 at http://www.globalpost.com European stock index futures signal slightly higher start http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130121/european-stock-index-futures-signal-slightly-higher-start <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>LONDON, Jan 21 (Reuters) - European stock index futures pointed to a slightly higher open on Monday as a political attempt to break a U.S. budget impasse revived appetite for shares, although buying momentum was subdued as a key index hovered just below 18-month highs.</p> <p>At 0701 GMT, futures for the Euro STOXX 50 and France's CAC were up 0.3 percent, while contracts on Germany's DAX were up 0.1 percent.</p> Financial economics Futures contract Thomson Reuters Mon, 21 Jan 2013 07:30:21 +0000 5737108 at http://www.globalpost.com GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian shares rise; BOJ easing spurs volatile yen, Nikkei trading http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130121/global-markets-yen-asian-shares-mark-time-boj-decision <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>* MSCI Asia ex-Japan inches to fresh 17-1/2-month high</p> <p>* BOJ eases further, open-ended commitment to buy assets from 2014</p> <p>* Yen falls and Nikkei jumps briefly after BOJ, but both reverse course</p> <p>By Chikako Mogi</p> <p>TOKYO, Jan 22 (Reuters) - Asian shares rose on Tuesday amid optimism over the global growth outlook, but bold easing measures from the Bank of Japan failed to lift Tokyo equities and the yen rebounded from a brief sell-off as investors digested the central bank's actions.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130121/global-markets-yen-asian-shares-mark-time-boj-decision" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bank of Japan Business Economics Futures contract Inflation Japanese yen Macroeconomics Money Politics Stock market Thomson Reuters Tue, 22 Jan 2013 00:45:24 +0000 5737520 at http://www.globalpost.com