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Lower rates could boost housing stocks, but risks remain

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Lower U.S. interest rates could help support outperforming U.S. homebuilder stocks, even as they raise worries about the economy, while a bonanza of industry data and Federal Reserve speakers next week are likely to help shape the outlook. After underperforming in 2018, the PHLX Housing Index .HGX is up about 30% Read More

Wall Street ends sharply higher on German stimulus optimism

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. stocks rebounded on Friday as an ebbing bond rally and news of potential German economic stimulus brought buyers back to the equities market, closing the book on a tumultuous week. FILE PHOTO: Traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S., August 14, Read More

Dollar firms, global stocks soar on ECB rate cut expectations

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. and European stocks surged on Friday on expectations the European Central Bank will cut interest rates but the dollar pared gains against the euro after a report said the German government was prepared to take on new debt to lift the economy. The dollar hit a two-week high against the Read More

Feature: USGC ULSD jumps as export demand to Brazil surges

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Houston — Brazilian demand for US Gulf Coast diesel (gasoil) this month — spurred by a refinery outage and state-run pricing — has helped drain supplies and push spot differentials past a one-month high. Not registered? Receive daily email alerts, subscriber notes & personalize your experience. Register Now S&P Global Platts assessed USGC ULSD Thursday Read More

Wall Street jumps on German stimulus hopes

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Technology shares led Wall Street’s advance on Friday as a waning bond rally and news of potential German economic stimulus brought buyers back to the market at the close of a turbulent week. FILE PHOTO: Traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S., Read More

Wall Street Week Ahead: Lower rates could boost housing stocks, but risks remain

15 hours ago DieselGasoil Comments Off on Wall Street Week Ahead: Lower rates could boost housing stocks, but risks remain
NEW YORK (Reuters) – Lower U.S. interest rates could help support outperforming U.S. homebuilder stocks, even as they raise worries about the economy, while a bonanza of industry data and Federal Reserve speakers next week are likely to help shape the outlook. FILE PHOTO: Traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange Read More

Dollar firms, stocks soar on ECB rate cut expectations

16 hours ago DieselGasoil Comments Off on Dollar firms, stocks soar on ECB rate cut expectations
NEW YORK (Reuters) – The dollar strengthened while U.S. and European stocks surged on Friday amid growing expectations the European Central Bank will cut interest rates to stimulate the economy and after China said it plans to boost disposable income to spur consumption. Benchmark U.S. Treasury yields rose from three-year lows but government bond yields Read More

Wall Street climbs at end of turbulent week

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(Reuters) – Hopes of more official stimulus for the economy and the easing of a bond market rally drove a broad rise in U.S. stocks on Friday, as a bruising week for markets drew to a close. FILE PHOTO: Traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S., Read More

European middle distillates cracks hit 2019 highs as crude slips

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London — European middle distillate cracks have climbed to their highest this year amid falling crude prices, a closed arbitrage from Asia and expectations of greater demand as International Maritime Organization 2020 regulations on marine fuels loom. Not registered? Receive daily email alerts, subscriber notes & personalize your experience. Register Now The front-month 10 ppm Read More

Wall Street set to bounce after turbulent week

19 hours ago DieselGasoil Comments Off on Wall Street set to bounce after turbulent week
(Reuters) – Hopes of more official stimulus for the economy and the easing of a bond market rally put Wall Street on track to open sharply higher on Friday, as a bruising week for markets drew to a close. FILE PHOTO: Traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New Read More