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Dollar, U.S. yields slide on Fed official rate talk

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – The U.S. dollar weakened and Treasury yields slid on Friday after a top Federal Reserve official said U.S. interest rates were near a neutral rate, while the S&P 500 ended positive after a seesaw session helped by optimism over U.S.-China trade ties. Traders work on the floor of the New York Read More

S&P, Dow advance on trade optimism; Nvidia sinks Nasdaq

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – The S&P 500 and Dow Industrials rose on Friday after President Donald Trump said the United States may not have to impose further tariffs on Chinese goods, but falling shares of Nvidia Corp (NVDA.O) dragged down the Nasdaq. All three indexes had been lower in early trade as an underwhelming outlook Read More

Regulator 'stunned and terrified' after causing PG&E stock surge

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(Reuters) – The chief of California’s top utilities regulator said on Friday he was shocked to learn that reassurances he made to investors about PG&E (PCG.N) caused the embattled power utility’s stock to surge over 40 percent in a matter of minutes. Employees of Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E) work in the aftermath of the Read More

Oil edges up in volatile session but falls for sixth straight week

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Oil ended slightly firmer after volatile trading on Friday, supported by expectations that the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries would agree to cut output next month, though prices fell for the sixth straight week amid global oversupply concerns. FILE PHOTO: A worker checks the valve of an oil pipe at Read More

Dollar falls as Fed officials ring note of caution, pound bounces

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – The dollar fell broadly on Friday in the wake of cautious comments from two U.S. Federal Reserve officials about global economic growth, while sterling rose following losses tied to fears about a Brexit deal. British Pound Sterling and U.S. Dollar notes are seen in this June 22, 2017 illustration photo. REUTERS/Thomas Read More

Wall Street advances on trade optimism; Nvidia, Facebook lag

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – The S&P 500 and Dow Industrials rose on Friday after President Donald Trump said the United States may not have to impose further tariffs on Chinese goods. Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S., November 7, 2018. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid All three indexes Read More

Oil edges up in volatile session but headed for weekly loss

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Oil traded up slightly in a volatile session on Friday, supported by expectations that the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries would agree to cut output next month, though prices were set to for a weekly drop on underlying oversupply worries. FILE PHOTO: A worker checks the valve of an oil Read More

PG&E shares, debt rebound as regulator soothes bankruptcy fear

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(Reuters) – Shares of embattled utility PG&E Corp (PCG.N) surged 37 percent on Friday as fears it could be bankrupted by potential liability from California’s deadliest-ever wildfire were assuaged by signs of support from a regulator. Employees of Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E) work in the aftermath of the Camp Fire in Paradise, California, U.S., Read More

S&P 500 wavers after Trump trade comments, Nvidia hits Nasdaq

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(Reuters) – The S&P 500 swung between gains and losses on Friday following conflicting reports on a U.S. trade deal with China, while weakness in chipmaker Nvidia weighed on the Nasdaq. Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S., November 7, 2018. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid President Donald Trump Read More

PG&E shares, debt recover as regulator eases bankruptcy fears

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(Reuters) – Shares of embattled utility PG&E Corp (PCG.N) jumped 40 percent on Friday as fears it could be bankrupted by the fallout of California’s deadly wildfires were eased by signs of support for the company from one regulator. Employees of Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E) work in the aftermath of the Camp Fire in Read More