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Doing a Buffett? Bet on S&P 500 causes flap on options market

14 Jan 2019

NEW YORK An anonymous trader caused a stir in the U.S. equity options market on Monday with a massive bet that recalled Warren Buffett's famous wager on global stocks more than a decade ago.

U.S. stocks pause after five-day rally; dollar rebounds

11 Jan 2019

NEW YORK Wall Street ended little changed on Friday, taking a breather following a five-day winning streak, while the dollar rebounded against most currencies from earlier losses tied to expectations the U.S. central bank is in no hurry to raise interest rates. | Video

GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks ease after five-day rally; dollar rebounds

11 Jan 2019

NEW YORK, Jan 11 An index of world stock markets eased on Friday after a five-day winning streak, as a rally fueled by hopes that Sino-U.S. trade tensions will ease and that the U.S. central bank will be patient on monetary policy took a breather.

Stocks rise for fifth straight day as the Fed supports

10 Jan 2019

NEW YORK An index of world stock markets rose on Thursday as worries over the lack of clear signs of a resolution to the U.S.-China trade spat were offset by an assurance by Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell that the U.S. central bank has the ability to be patient on monetary policy.

CORRECTED-GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks rise for fifth straight day as the Fed supports

10 Jan 2019

* Powell says Fed can be patient as U.S. economy evolves in 2019

CORRECTED-GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks little changed as trade talks, data disappoint

10 Jan 2019

NEW YORK, Jan 10 An index of world stock markets was little changed on Thursday after a four-day winning streak, as investors fretted over the lack of clear signs that a U.S.-China trade spat was resolved and over sluggish global economic growth.

Stocks boosted by U.S.-China trade hope, oil prices soar

10 Jan 2019

NEW YORK Stocks around the world extended recent gains and oil prices jumped on Wednesday on optimism the United States and China may be inching toward a trade deal, soothing fears of an all-out trade war and its possible impact on global growth.

GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks rise on U.S.-China trade hope; oil prices soar

09 Jan 2019

* More Fed officials say caution needed before more rate hikes

GLOBAL MARKETS-Hopes for U.S.-China trade talks boost stocks, oil

09 Jan 2019

* More Fed officials say caution needed before more rate hikes

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