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US Bond Yields Surge as Stocks Hit Record Highs; 30-Yr Auction Sees Solid Demand

US Treasury bond yields rose to the highest levels since late July Thursday, helping trim the amount of global government debt trading with negative yields, as investors shifted cash into riskier markets amid renewed trade hopes and …

Intel CFO George Davis: Our Stock Is Too Cheap

Three quarters into joining chip giant Intel (INTC) as chief financial officer, George Davis is still discovering the nuances of the job. Intel announced a mammoth buyback plan, $20 billion, when it reported third-quarter earnings on…

Gold recoups some of its recent losses, but holds below $1,500

Gold futures settled higher Wednesday, a day after the precious metal lost its grip on the psychologically significant $1,500 mark amid gains in stocks, yields and a firmer U.S. dollar — all headwinds for the commodity. On Wednesday,…

Oil prices finish lower as U.S. crude supplies post weekly rise of nearly 8 million barrels

Oil futures finished lower on Wednesday after U.S. government data revealed that domestic crude supplies rose for a second week in a row, by nearly 8 million barrels. The build of 7.9 million barrels in crude supplies, along with build…

Warren Presidential Nomination Could Create Huge Shorting Opportunity: Report

Sen. Elizabeth Warren's nomination for president would create a huge opportunity to short the market, according to one Wall Street investor. Billionaire investor Marc Lasry told investors to short the market immediately when it becomes…

Dow, Nasdaq Hit Record Closes, S&P Slips

Here Are 3 Hot Things to Know About Stocks Right Now The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed at a record high Tuesday after hitting another record intraday high, a day after the three major U.S. benchmark indexes posted record…

Asian markets rise on renewed hopes for trade deal

Asian markets gained in early trading Monday on renewed optimism over U.S.-China trade talks. In an interview with Bloomberg Television on Sunday, U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said “we’re making good progress” and that there was…

Fitbit Shares Surge on Accord to Be Bought by Google for $2.1 Billion

Alphabet's Google  (GOOGL)  definitively agreed to acquire Fitbit (FIT) , the prominent healthcare-wearables company, for $7.35 a share, or $2.1 billion, a deal that pits the internet-search and technology giant directly against archrival…

Cisco Remains Attractive Despite Arista’s Blow-Up

Arista Networks (ANET) posted earnings after the bell on Thursday and the company beat analyst expectations on both the top and bottom lines. However, management reported disappointing Q4 guidance, including revenue estimates that were…

Federal Reserve Hints at a Pause After Trimming Rates for a Third Time

The Federal Reserve on Wednesday voted to cut its official benchmark lending rate by 25 basis points - its third such rate cut of the year - amid expectations the U.S. economy still needs protection from the global economic slowdown. The…