U.S. Markets News
* Yellen comments leave rate expectations unchanged on Wall Street
* Crude oil falls ahead of U.S. long weekend (Adds close of U.S. markets)
NEW YORK, May 22 - U.S. stocks ended weaker on Friday after Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen indicated the central bank was poised to raise interest rates this year, in line with broad expectations on Wall Street.
(Adds details on latest data in paragraph 5, table) May 22 - Speculators further scaled back bullish bets on the U.S. dollar in the latest week, pushing the currency's net long position to the lowest in over nine months, according to Reuters calculations and data from the Commodity Futures Trading Commission released on Friday. The value of the dollar's net long position fell to $25.81 billion in the week ended May 19, from $29.11 billion the previous week. Net longs on the
NEW YORK, May 22 - U.S. stock investors have been enjoying an extended period of low volatility and steady gains, but with the Federal Reserve on track to raise interest rates this year and major indexes near records, the market could get a bit choppier in coming weeks.
May 22 - Speculators further scaled back bullish bets on the U.S. dollar in the latest week, pushing the currency's net long position to the lowest over nine months, according to Reuters calculations and data from the Commodity Futures Trading Commission released on Friday.
All American Indices
|Symb||Index||Mkt Report||Time||Last||Chg||Chg %|
|.DJI||Dow Jones Industrial Average||View||9:32pm BST||18,232.02||-53.72||-0.29%|
|.IXIC||Nasdaq Composite Index||View||10:16pm BST||5,089.36||-1.43||-0.03%|
|.TRXFLDUSP||Thomson Reuters Equity US Index||9:40pm BST||192.88||-0.40||-0.21%|
|.TRXFLDCAP||Thomson Reuters Equity Canada Index||9:45pm BST||284.33||-0.11||-0.04%|
|.GSPTSE||S&P/TSX Composite Index||View||9:41pm BST||15,200.76||-2.85||-0.02%|
|.XAX||AMEX Composite Index||View||10:51pm BST||2,460.80||-27.23||-1.09%|
|.MXX||MXSE IPC||View||9:06pm BST||44,874.04||-223.35||-0.50%|