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May 15, 2015

Fed, data take center stage as earnings dwindle

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Investors will watch for any change in the economic outlook from housing data and remarks by various Federal Reserve speakers next week, while retailers will take over on the earnings front as the first-quarter reporting season trickles to its end.

The highlight comes at the end of the week with Fed Chair Janet Yellen speaking on the economic outlook on Friday. Any hint of a downgrade to the economy could signal a delay in monetary policy tightening; central bank watchers now expect the Fed to begin raising interest rates in September.

May 15, 2015

Wall St Week Ahead-Fed, data take center stage as earnings dwindle

NEW YORK, May 15 (Reuters) – Investors will watch for any
change in the economic outlook from housing data and remarks by
various Federal Reserve speakers next week, while retailers will
take over on the earnings front as the first-quarter reporting
season trickles to its end.

The highlight comes at the end of the week with Fed Chair
Janet Yellen speaking on the economic outlook on Friday. Any
hint of a downgrade to the economy could signal a delay in
monetary policy tightening; central bank watchers now expect the
Fed to begin raising interest rates in September.

Apr 25, 2015

Global equities hit record highs, dollar weakens on gloomy data

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Equity markets worldwide climbed to record highs on Friday as solid corporate earnings and an all-time peak for the Nasdaq stock index stoked investor optimism, while the dollar eased on gloomy U.S. economic data.

Amazon.com Inc (AMZN.O: Quote, Profile, Research), Microsoft Corp (MSFT.O: Quote, Profile, Research) and Google Inc (GOOGL.O: Quote, Profile, Research) led Wall Street higher, pushing the Nasdaq to a second straight record closing high a day after it topped a record that had stood for more than 15 years.

Apr 24, 2015

Equities hit record highs, dollar weakens on gloomy data

NEW YORK, April 24 (Reuters) – Equity markets worldwide
climbed to record highs on Friday as solid corporate earnings
and an all-time peak for the Nasdaq stock index stoked investor
optimism, while the dollar eased on gloomy U.S. economic data.

Amazon.com Inc, Microsoft Corp and Google
Inc led Wall Street higher, pushing the Nasdaq to a
second straight record closing high a day after it topped a
record that had stood for more than 15 years.

Apr 24, 2015

Global equities hit record highs, dollar weakens

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Equity markets around the world climbed to record highs on Friday as solid corporate earnings and an all-time peak for the Nasdaq stock index stoked investor optimism, while the dollar eased.

Amazon.com Inc (AMZN.O: Quote, Profile, Research), Microsoft Corp (MSFT.O: Quote, Profile, Research) and Google Inc (GOOGL.O: Quote, Profile, Research) led Wall Street higher, prepping the Nasdaq for a second straight record closing high. On Thursday, it topped a record high that had stood for more than 15 years.

Apr 24, 2015

Equities hit record highs, dollar weakens

NEW YORK, April 24 (Reuters) – Equity markets around the
world rode to all-time highs on Friday as solid corporate
earnings and a record peak for the Nasdaq stock index stoked
investor optimism, but the dollar eased.

Amazon.com Inc, Microsoft Corp and Google
Inc led Wall Street higher, prepping the Nasdaq for a
second straight record closing high. On Thursday, it busted
through a record high that had stood for more than 15 years.

Apr 24, 2015

Equities hit all-time high, Nasdaq to extend record

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Equities across the globe rode to all-time highs on Friday, with positive corporate earnings and a record peak for the Nasdaq Composite stoking investor optimism.

U.S. giants Amazon (AMZN.O: Quote, Profile, Research, Stock Buzz), Microsoft (MSFT.O: Quote, Profile, Research, Stock Buzz) and Google (GOOGL.O: Quote, Profile, Research, Stock Buzz) led Wall Street higher, prepping the Nasdaq for a second straight record closing high. On Thursday, the index broke a closing record that had stood for more than 15 years.

Apr 20, 2015

Wall St rallies on China stimulus, earnings

NEW YORK, April 20 (Reuters) – U.S. stocks rose on Monday,
reversing much of the previous session’s sharp decline, as
China’s steps to stimulate its slowing economy and as earnings
lured money back into equities.

In the second industry-wide cut in two months, China’s
central bank on Sunday reduced the amount of cash that banks
must hold as reserves in a move to help spur bank lending and
combat slowing growth.

Apr 20, 2015

Wall St bounces back with eyes on earnings, China

NEW YORK, April 20 (Reuters) – U.S. stocks rose on Monday,
cutting into the previous session’s sharp decline, as China’s
steps to stimulate its slowing economy and as earnings,
including those from Morgan Stanley, lured money back into
equities.

In the second industry-wide cut in two months, China’s
central bank on Sunday reduced the amount of cash that banks
must hold as reserves in a move to help spur bank lending and
combat slowing growth.

Apr 20, 2015

Wall St to rise at open with eyes on China, earnings

NEW YORK, April 20 (Reuters) – U.S. stocks were set to open
higher on Monday, following a sharp decline in the previous
session, as Chinese steps to stimulate its slowing economy and
earnings, including those from Morgan Stanley, lured money back
into equities.

In the second industry-wide cut in two months, China’s
central bank on Sunday reduced the amount of cash that banks
must hold as reserves in a move to help spur bank lending and
combat slowing growth.

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      "Rodrigo is the Team Leader of the U.S. Equity Markets beat, specializing in market trends and technical analysis. He joined the corporate debt team at Reuters soon after receiving his MS degree from Columbia University's Graduate School of Journalism in 2006. Born and raised in Bogotá, he's fluent in Spanish."
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