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Mortgage rates slide to a 13-month low

home buyers
From Andrea Riquier: Rates for home loans fell, with no bottom in sight as investors increasingly brace for slowing economic growth.
NYSE:XHB March 21, 2019 6:19pm

Dollar moves higher, recovering from post-Fed losses

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From Anneken Tappe: The U.S. dollar climbed in Thursday trading, retracing some of its losses from the previous session that it incurred after the Federal Reserve reinforced its dovish policy stance.
NYSE:UUP March 21, 2019 6:16pm

Could the Mueller report could hurt the stock market?

donald trump speaking
From Chris Matthews: two years of the Trump administration, but equity strategists and analysts say markets may soon have to deal with its ramifications, as Special Counsel Robert Mueller reportedly nears the end of his investigation into possible ties between the Trump campaign and Russia's meddling in the 2016 election.
NYSE:SPY March 21, 2019 6:14pm

Oil prices remain above $60

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From Myra P. Saefong and William Watts: Oil futures struggled for direction on Thursday, with U.S. benchmark holding above the key $60 mark as it seesawed between modest gains and losses, but global oil prices eased back from the four-month high set in the previous session.
NYSE:USO March 21, 2019 2:33pm

Dow Jones Industrial Average jumps 200 points

tech stocks
From Fred Imbert: Stocks rose on Thursday as Apple and Micron surged to lead the tech sector higher.
INDEXDJX:.DJI March 21, 2019 2:31pm

Trouble in the US economy? 10-year Treasury yield falls to 14-month low,

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From Thomas Franck: The yield on the benchmark 10-year Treasury note fell to its lowest level since January 2018 on Thursday, a day after the Federal Reserve held interest rates steady and suggested it will keep rates the same for the rest of the year.
Nasdaq:IEF March 21, 2019 2:29pm

After EIA natural gas report release, prices move lower

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From Myra P. Saefong: The U.S. Energy Information Administration reported Thursday a modest decline in U.S. natural-gas supplies|NEW] that domestic supplies of natural gas fell by 47 billion cubic feet for the week ended March 15. The data included a slight upward revision to the previous week's total stocks. Analysts polled by S&P Global Platts had expected a decline of 48 billion cubic feet. Total stocks now stand at 1.143 trillion cubic feet, down 315 billion cubic feet from a year ago and 556 billion below the five-year average, the government said. April natural gasNGJ19, -0.50% traded at $2.811 per million British thermal units, down about a penny, or 0.3%, from Wednesday's settlement.
NYSE:UNG March 21, 2019 1:15pm

Financial sector sees another day in the red, as Fed’s dovish messages weigh on yields

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From Tomi Kilgore: Financial stocks fell Friday, and were the only sector of the S&P 500'sSPX, +0.70% 11 sectors to be losing ground, as Treasury yields extending declines amid growing concerns of a slowing economy. The SPDR Financial Select Sector ETF XLF, -0.54% declined 0.4%, and has now lost 3.2% amid a 3-session losing streak. Among some of the financial ETF's most heavily weighted components, shares of J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. JPM, -1.85% fell 1.8% to pace the Dow Jones Industrial Average's DJIA, +0.58% decliners, Bank of America Corp. BAC, -1.71%shed 1.4%, Citigroup Inc. C, -1.03% slid 1.0%, Goldman Sachs Group Inc.GS, -0.38% gave up 0.3% and Wells Fargo & Co. WFC, -1.44% lost 1.2%. Meanwhile, the yield on the 10-year Treasury yield declined 1.4 basis points to a 14-month low of 2.451%, in the wake of the Federal Reserve's dovish message, in which the central bank cut its outlook for economic growth and inflation, as well as its projections for interest-rate hikes to none from two. Lower Treasury yields can hurt bank profits, as they narrow the spread between what banks earn on longer-term assets, like loans, that are funded by shorter-term liabilities.
NYSE:XLF March 21, 2019 1:13pm

Even as the dollar rallies, Gold nears a 3-week high

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From Myra P. Saefong & Rachel Koning Beals: Gold prices on Thursday extended a climb that began in the after-hours electronic trading session, on track to log their highest finish in three weeks, in the wake of the Federal Reserve's dovish policy statement.
NYSE:GLD March 21, 2019 1:10pm

U.S. Silver production at the lowest level in more than 70 years

long and stacked silver bars
From Steve St. Angelo: With the latest release by the USGS, silver production in the U.S. is now the lowest in more than 70 years.  We have to go all the way back until the year after World War II ended to see U.S. silver production less than it was in 2018.  While many reasons can be attributed to the decline, the main factors are falling ore grades and mine economics.
NYSE:SLV March 21, 2019 1:08pm

Bank stocks drop after 10-year yield hits 15-month low following Fed update

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From Mark Decambre: Popular gauges of financial institutions on Wall Street traded solidly lower after the Federal Reserve Wednesday downgraded its forecast for U.S. economic growth and indicated that policy makers wouldn't hike rates in 2019. That reaffirmation of its earlier dovishness provides a poor environment for bank's, whose business models perform better in a rising interest-rate environment. The 10-year Treasury note fell to 2.53%, hitting its lowest level since early January of 2018, after the Fed policy update. Meanwhile, the Financial Select Sector SPDR ETF XLF, -2.06% fell 0.6%, while the S&P 500's financial sector was off by 1.2% and the Invesco KBW Bank ETF KBWB, -3.03% was 1.8% lower in late-Wednesday action. Although the Federal Open Market Committee held interest rates at a range of 2.25% to 2.50% as expected, it downgraded its economic outlook, dropping its gross domestic product forecast to 2.1% for 2019, from 2.3% before, and said that the winding down of its balance sheet would end in September. Meanwhile, the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, -0.55% the Nasdaq Composite Index COMP, +0.07% and the S&P 500 index SPX, -0.29% all headed modestly higher after the Fed decision.
NYSE:KBE March 20, 2019 6:25pm

Dow Jones Industrial Average closes lower as Fed-fueled gains fizzle

dow jones
From Sue Chang & Chris Matthews: U.S. stocks closed mostly lower Wednesday, failing to defend gains on the back of the Federal Reserve's decision to keep key interest rates unchanged, as widely expected.
INDEXDJX:.DJI March 20, 2019 6:23pm

A Complete List Of NYSE And NASDAQ-Listed Cannabis Companies

stock ticker board
From Alex Oleinic: As the cannabis industry keeps pushing forward, more companies are moving to list their stock on a major U.S. exchange like the NYSE or NASDAQ.
NYSE:MJ March 20, 2019 6:20pm

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