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Wallstreet-013013_21Oct14-lg.jpg After ending the previous session notably higher, stocks are likely to see some further upside in early trading on Tuesday. The major index futures are currently pointing to a higher open for the markets, with the Dow futures up by 60 points.
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Trading in the index futures suggests that Wall Street stocks may open notably higher on Tuesday after staying afloat yesterday. Positive earnings from blue chips such as Apple and better than expected Chinese GDP data could provide some reason for traders to pick up stocks.
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Asian stocks parred early gains to end mixed on Tuesday, as concerns over sluggish economic growth in China and the risk of deflation in Europe kept traders on tenterhooks. Risk-averse investors also pondered over timing and extent of policy tightening in the U.S. ahead of the Federal Open Market Committee...
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European stocks look set to inch higher on Tuesday, with tech stocks likely to be in focus after Apple Inc. posted third-quarter earnings that beat analysts' expectations on strong iPhone sales. Total SA shares may also see heightened activity after the French oil and gas giant confirmed that its...

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Stocks Extend Recovery Ahead Of Apple Earnings - U.S. Commentary



Stocks moved notably higher over the course of the trading day on Monday, extending the strong upward move seen last Friday. The gains on the day continued the recent recovery by the markets, with the Nasdaq and the S&P 500 closing higher for the third consecutive session.
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Sensex, Nifty Rise To Over One-week Highs



India's benchmark indexes Sensex and Nifty rose to over one-week highs on Tuesday, with metal, auto, banking and power stocks pacing the gainers, after the government on Monday decided to bring about an ordinance to resolve the uncertainty stemming from the Supreme Court's decision to cancel 214 coal...
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Indian Shares Rally After Reform Measures



Indian shares rose sharply on Monday, with auto, oil/gas, cement and banking stocks pacing the gainers, after the government announced deregulation of diesel prices and hiked natural gas prices, a move that will help the government reduce its subsidy burden. A strong showing of the Bharatiya Janata...
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Dollar Holds Weekly Losses On Talk Of Further Fed Support



The dollar was little changed on Friday, holding weekly losses against the euro and yen after a number of Federal Reserve officials said they preferred to hold down interest rates for the foreseeable future. St. Louis Federal Reserve Bank President James Bullard went even further Thursday, saying...
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European Stocks Rally On Hopes For ECB Stimulus



European stocks rallied on Tuesday, as investors digested a slew of earnings and bet the European Central Bank will step up its economic stimulus to revitalize the euro zone economy. The euro dropped and German bond yields rose on reports that the ECB is considering buying bonds issued by companies...
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Canadian Stocks Look To Extend Relief Rally -- Canadian Commentary



Canadian stocks are likely to open higher Tuesday, extending recent gains on positive global cues. A rally in European markets amid expectations that the European Central Bank will announce further stimulus to revive the eurozone economy, is expected to aid sentiment. Speculation that the U.S....
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Gold Crawls To Monthly High Near $1,250



Gold prices are slightly higher Tuesday morning, with traders continuing to seek the safe haven yellow metal despite a recovery in global equity masters. Gold is up on lingering concerns about the eurozone economy and a weaker dollar amid speculation the U.S. Federal Reserve may not hike rates soon. A...
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Treasuries Closely Modestly Higher Following Recent Pullback



After pulling back sharply over the course of the two previous sessions, treasuries regained some ground during trading on Monday. Bond prices failed to sustain an early upward move and pulled back near the unchanged line before moving back to the upside going into the close.
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