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Aug 15, 2014

Wall Street Week Ahead: U.S. stocks a safe haven, even after panic selloffs

NEW YORK (Reuters) – As headlines about an apparent escalation of the conflict in eastern Ukraine hit traders’ screens, selling was the word on Wall Street. Once again, though, for many it looked like nothing but another buying opportunity in U.S. stocks.

Benchmark U.S. Treasury yields hit their lowest in 14 months on Friday after Ukraine said its forces had attacked and partly destroyed a Russian armored column that entered Ukrainian territory overnight.

Aug 15, 2014

Wall St Week Ahead-U.S. stocks a safe haven, even after panic selloffs

NEW YORK, Aug 15 (Reuters) – As headlines about an apparent
escalation of the conflict in eastern Ukraine hit traders’
screens, selling was the word on Wall Street. Once again,
though, for many it looked like nothing but another buying
opportunity in U.S. stocks.

Benchmark U.S. Treasury yields hit their lowest in 14 months
on Friday after Ukraine said its forces had attacked and partly
destroyed a Russian armored column that entered Ukrainian
territory overnight.

Aug 14, 2014

Asia shares up as investors bank on more stimulus

NEW YORK (Reuters) – A global stock gauge rose on Wednesday, boosted by a technology-led rebound on Wall Street, while Brazilian markets were shaken by the death of presidential candidate Eduardo Campos in a plane crash.

Investors were optimistic about a possible de-escalation of the conflict on the Russia-Ukraine border, giving stocks support, while copper, a barometer for global economic growth, fell more than 1 percent to a seven-week low.

Aug 13, 2014

Global stocks rise, led by Wall Street rebound

NEW YORK (Reuters) – A global stock gauge rose on Wednesday, boosted by a technology-led rebound on Wall Street, while Brazilian markets were shaken by the death of presidential candidate Eduardo Campos in a plane crash.

Investors were optimistic about a possible de-escalation of the conflict on the Russia-Ukraine border, giving stocks support, while copper, a barometer for global economic growth, fell more than 1 percent to a seven-week low.

Aug 13, 2014

Stocks rise, led by Wall St rebound; copper slides

NEW YORK, Aug 13 (Reuters) – A global stock gauge rose on
Wednesday, boosted by a technology-led rebound on Wall Street,
while Brazilian markets were shaken by the death of presidential
candidate Eduardo Campos in a plane crash.

Investors were optimistic about a possible de-escalation of
the conflict on the Russia-Ukraine border, giving stocks
support, while copper, a barometer for global economic growth,
fell more than 1 percent to a seven-week low.

Aug 13, 2014

Global stocks rise on hopes of conflicts cooling; copper slides

NEW YORK (Reuters) – A global gauge of stock markets rose on Wednesday as investors were cautiously optimistic about de-escalation of conflicts in Ukraine and Iraq, but copper, a barometer for global economic growth, fell more than 1 percent to a seven-week low.

Recent anxiety over the standoff between Russia and Ukraine ebbed slightly after Polish Foreign Minister Radoslaw Sikorski said late on Tuesday that the possibility of Russia’s military invading eastern Ukraine had receded after Moscow agreed to send in humanitarian aid under Red Cross auspices.

Aug 13, 2014

Stocks rise on hopes of conflicts cooling; copper slides

NEW YORK, Aug 13 (Reuters) – A global gauge of stock markets
rose on Wednesday as investors were cautiously optimistic about
de-escalation of conflicts in Ukraine and Iraq, but copper, a
barometer for global economic growth, fell more than 1 percent
to a seven-week low.

Recent anxiety over the standoff between Russia and Ukraine
ebbed slightly after Polish Foreign Minister Radoslaw Sikorski
said late on Tuesday that the possibility of Russia’s military
invading eastern Ukraine had receded after Moscow agreed to send
in humanitarian aid under Red Cross auspices.

Aug 12, 2014

Global stocks fall with German sentiment; oil tumbles

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Brent crude oil hit a 13-month low on Tuesday as ample North American production outweighed concern over supply from the Middle East, while stocks and the euro were pressured by plunging investor morale in Germany, Europe’s largest economy.

German shares fell more than 1 percent and the euro weakened against the U.S. dollar after the ZEW gauge of economic sentiment fell to its lowest since December 2012. German investors fretted over the impact that sanctions against Russia over its support of Ukrainian separatists could have on the German economy.

Aug 12, 2014

Stocks, euro fall with German sentiment; oil tumbles

NEW YORK, Aug 12 (Reuters) – Brent crude oil hit a 13-month
low on Tuesday as ample North American production outweighed
concern over supply from the Middle East, while stocks and the
euro were pressured by plunging investor morale in Germany,
Europe’s largest economy.

German shares fell more than 1 percent and the euro weakened
against the U.S. dollar after the ZEW gauge of economic
sentiment fell to its lowest since December 2012. German
investors fretted over the impact that sanctions against Russia
over its support of Ukrainian separatists could have on the
German economy.

Aug 12, 2014

German sentiment weighs on stocks, euro; oil slides

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Brent crude oil hit a nine-month low on Tuesday as ample North American production outweighed concern over supply from the Middle East, while stocks and the euro were pressured by plunging investor morale in Germany, Europe’s largest economy.

German shares fell and the euro weakened against the dollar after a gauge of economic sentiment fell to its lowest level since December 2012. The ZEW survey in August came as sanctions against Russia over its support of Ukrainian separatists raised fears about the impact on Germany’s economy.

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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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