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Aug 19, 2014

Wall St joins global stocks rally; dollar ahead

NEW YORK, Aug 19 (Reuters) – Wall Street got a lift from the
U.S. housing sector and extended a global stock markets rally on
Tuesday as investors shifted focus from political crises to
expectations monetary policy will remain accommodative.

The dollar climbed smartly as the euro sank to a nine-month
low against the greenback. U.S. Treasuries yields rose.

Aug 19, 2014

Wall St adds to global stocks rally; dollar up

NEW YORK, Aug 19 (Reuters) – Wall Street got a lift from the
U.S. housing sector and extended a global stock markets rally on
Tuesday as investors shifted focus from political crises to
expectations monetary policy likely will remain accommodative.

The dollar climbed smartly as the euro sank to a nine-month
low against the greenback. U.S. Treasuries yields edged up.

Aug 19, 2014

Wall Street extends global stocks rally; dollar up

NEW YORK, Aug 19 (Reuters) – Global stock markets rose on Tuesday as investors turned bolder on signs the Ukraine crisis was easing and monetary policy appeared likely to remain accommodative.

The dollar climbed smartly as the euro sank to a nine-month low against the dollar. U.S. Treasuries yields fell.

Aug 18, 2014

Wall St jump takes stock index to 14-year peak on fading Ukraine worries

NEW YORK, Aug 18 (Reuters) – U.S. and European stock prices
surged on Monday, taking a leading U.S. equities index to a
14-year high, as investors breathed easier over the Ukraine
crisis and knocked oil prices to lows not seen in more than a
year.

U.S. bond prices dropped and the dollar rose after dipping
on Friday, when the government in Kiev said its artillery had
hit a Russian armored column. Russia denied its forces had
crossed into Ukraine.

Aug 18, 2014

Wall St joins Ukraine relief rally; oil hits 14-month low

NEW YORK, Aug 18 (Reuters) – U.S. stock prices jumped on
Monday, following the path of equities in Europe, as investors
breathed easier over the crisis in Ukraine and knocked oil
prices to lows not seen in more than a year.

U.S. bond prices dropped and the dollar rose after dipping
on Friday, when the government in Kiev said its artillery had
hit a Russian armored column. Russia denied its forces had
crossed into Ukraine.

Aug 18, 2014

Wall Street joins Ukraine-relief rally; oil at 14-month low

NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. stock prices jumped on Monday, joining equities rallies in Europe, as investors breathed easier over the crisis in Ukraine and knocked oil prices to lows not seen in more than a year.

U.S. bond prices dropped and the dollar rose after dipping on Friday, when the government in Kiev said its artillery had hit a Russian armored column. Russia denied its forces had crossed into Ukraine.

Aug 11, 2014

Wall St. adds to world equities gains on Russia relief

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Global stocks bounced after recent sell-offs and core government debt prices fell on Monday as markets saw receding risks of direct conflict between Russia and Ukraine while Middle East tensions diminished.

Wall Street, which erased a week’s losses on Friday during a rally ignited by Russia’s ending of military exercises near its Ukraine border, on Monday extended the global gains many see as fragile.

Aug 8, 2014

Yield gains dwindle as Russia military tensions ease

NEW YORK, Aug 8 (Reuters) – U.S. Treasuries yields on Friday
hit 14-month lows on anxious buying driven by American
airstrikes against Islamist militants in Iraq before U.S. debt
prices eased on news that Russia was winding up military
exercises near the Ukraine border

The air strikes ordered by President Barack Obama had fueled
investor worries already heightened by the Ukraine crisis,
tit-for-tat economic sanctions between Russia and the West, and
Argentina’s unresolved debt default.

Aug 8, 2014

Yields fall to 14-month lows on Iraq, Ukraine unease

NEW YORK, Aug 8 (Reuters) – U.S. Treasuries climbed again on
Friday, leaving benchmark yields at 14-month lows, amid a
sell-off in global equities markets after President Barack Obama
ordered targeted air strikes in Iraq.

The air strikes fueled investor anxieties already heightened
by the Ukraine crisis, tit-for-tat economic sanctions between
Russia and the West, and Argentina’s unresolved debt default.

Aug 7, 2014

Ten-year yields hit 14-month low after downing of Ukraine fighter jet

NEW YORK, Aug 7 (Reuters) – U.S. Treasuries prices rose on
Thursday, knocking benchmark 10-year yields to closing lows last
seen in mid-2013, as news that a Ukrainian fighter jet had been
downed rattled investors already worried about a Russian ban of
Western food imports.

Ten-year notes, whose yields topped 2.50 percent
on Tuesday, were up 17/32 in price at the New York close to
yield 2.417 percent, the lowest payout since June 20, 2013,
according to Reuters data.