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Nov 9, 2015

Wall St falls more than 1 pct on global growth fears

Nov 9 (Reuters) – U.S. stock indexes fell 1 percent in late
morning trading on Monday, their biggest fall in six weeks, as
weak Chinese trade data and a cut in the OECD’s global growth
forecast sparked fears about a global economic slowdown.

The selloff was broad based, with all the 10 major S&P
sectors in the red, led by a decline in consumer discretionary
and energy stocks. Only two of the 30 components of the Dow
Jones industrial average were higher.

Nov 9, 2015

Wall St lower on fresh signs of global weakness

Nov 9 (Reuters) – U.S. stocks were lower on Monday morning
after weak Chinese trade data and an OECD report warning of a
global slowdown spurred concerns about weakening demand.

Data showed China’s October exports fell for a fourth month,
while imports also dropped, leaving the world’s second largest
economy with a record high trade surplus of $61.64 billion. The
U.S. is one of China’s biggest trade partners.

Nov 9, 2015

Wall St set to open lower on new signs of global weakness

Nov 9 (Reuters) – Wall Street was set to open slightly lower
on Monday after weak Chinese trade data and an OECD report
warning of a global slowdown spurred concerns about weakening
demand.

Data showed China’s October exports fell 6.9 percent, down
for a fourth month, while imports dropped 18.8 percent, leaving
the world’s second largest economy with a record high trade
surplus of $61.64 billion. The U.S. is one of China’s biggest
trade partners.

Nov 9, 2015

Stock futures lower after weak Chinese trade data

By Abhiram Nandakumar

(Reuters) – U.S. stock index futures were slightly lower on Monday after weak Chinese trade data for October rekindled concerns about slowing global economic growth.

* Data showed China’s October exports fell 6.9 percent, down for a fourth month, while imports slipped 18.8 percent, leaving the country with a record high trade surplus of $61.64 billion.

Nov 9, 2015

Futures lower after weak Chinese trade data

Nov 9 (Reuters) – U.S. stock index futures were slightly
lower on Monday after weak Chinese trade data for October
rekindled concerns about slowing global economic growth.

* Data showed China’s October exports fell 6.9 percent, down
for a fourth month, while imports slipped 18.8 percent, leaving
the country with a record high trade surplus of $61.64 billion.

Nov 6, 2015

Wall St dips as jobs data boosts odds of Dec rate hike

Nov 6 (Reuters) – U.S. stock indexes were slightly lower in
afternoon trading on Friday after a stronger-than-anticipated
jobs report hardened the chance that the Federal Reserve would
finally raise interest rates in December.

Eight of the 10 major S&P sectors were lower, with the
interest-rate sensitive utilities sector’s 3.83
percent decline easily the worst. The financials sector
was up 0.84 percent, led by bank stocks.

Nov 6, 2015

Wall St little changed; jobs data boosts odds of Dec rate hike

Nov 6 (Reuters) – U.S. stock indexes were little changed in
choppy morning trading on Friday after a
stronger-than-anticipated jobs report hardened the chance that
the Federal Reserve would finally raise interest rates in
December.

Eight of the 10 major S&P sectors were lower, with the
interest-rate sensitive utilities sector’s 3.42
percent decline easily the worst. The financials sector
was up 1.25 percent, led by bank stocks.

Nov 6, 2015

Wall St drops as jobs data boosts chances of Dec rate hike

Nov 6 (Reuters) – U.S. stocks were slightly lower on Friday
after a stronger-than-expected October jobs report boost
prospects that the Federal Reserve will raise interest rates
next month.

Nine of the 10 major S&P sectors were lower, with the
interest-rate sensitive utilities sector’s 3 percent
decline easily the worst. The financials sector, up 1
percent, was the only gainer.

Nov 6, 2015

Indexes set for lower open after strong jobs data

Nov 6 (Reuters) – U.S. stock indexes were set to open lower
on Friday after data showed job growth surged in October,
pointing to a stronger labor market and boosting prospects that
the Federal Reserve will raise interest rates next month.

The Labor Department report showed nonfarm payrolls
increased by 271,000 in October, beating the 180,000 expected.
September’s figures were revised lower to 137,000 from 142,000.

Nov 6, 2015

Stock futures flat ahead of nonfarm payrolls data

By Abhiram Nandakumar

(Reuters) – U.S. stock index futures were little changed on Friday ahead of the comprehensive monthly jobs report, which could influence the Federal Reserve’s decision to raise interest rates next month.

* The report by the Labor Department, due at 8:30 a.m. ET, is expected to show that nonfarm payrolls increased 180,000 in October, above the 139,000 jobs per month average for August and September.

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