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©2015 Bloomberg News O01JBZ6K50XS (Bloomberg) — U.S. equity-index futures were little changed after the biggest weekly surge in oil prices since August helped the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index erase its losses for the year. The yen was stronger for a fifth day, while Japanese stock-index futures gained after the Topix index

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©2015 Bloomberg News NZ3RLI6K50XV (Bloomberg) — As commodity prices tumble to the lowest since the global financial crisis, the dividends paid by the world’s largest oil producers and miners look increasingly hard to justify. Take the world’s largest 500 companies by sales. Of the 20 expected to pay the highest

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 ©2015 Bloomberg News NYQY7R6KLVRB (Bloomberg) — U.S. stocks fell the most in two weeks as crude plunged past $40 a barrel to send energy shares tumbling. Treasuries fell after Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen indicated increasing confidence in the economy two weeks before central bank officials meet. The Standard &

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©2015 Bloomberg News NW8EEE6KLVRO (Bloomberg) — Gold is starting to shed its reputation as a dead asset, and bulls can thank signs that the U.S. economy is starting to sputter for the boost. The metal climbed above its 200-day moving average on Wednesday for the first time in about five

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©2015 Bloomberg News NW4Q0Q6JTSES (Bloomberg) — The dollar traded at a three-week low even after Federal Reserve officials continued to back the case for higher interest rates this year, spurring gains in emerging- market assets. U.S. stocks held at their highest level in seven weeks in light holiday trading. The greenback

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©2015 Bloomberg News NUUPGX6KLVR9 (Bloomberg) — The biggest collapse in commodity prices in a generation is giving some investors the best returns of any asset class. Over the past 12 months, eight of the 10 best-performing U.S. exchange-traded funds were securities that benefited from declines in raw-material prices, with five

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©2015 Bloomberg News NUBN7Q6KLVR4 (Bloomberg) — European stocks rose, U.S. futures climbed and the yen weakened as investors took solace that the resumption of trading in Chinese equities failed to spark a deeper selloff. All except two of the 19 industry groups in the Stoxx Europe 600 Index advanced as

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©2015 Bloomberg News NT8XNB6JTSEF (Bloomberg) — A renewed slump in commodities damped inflation expectations and boosted demand for Treasuries, while China’s shock devaluation of its currency continued to unsettle emerging markets. The Bloomberg Commodity Index sank to a 13-year low as declines in assets from copper to oil boosted the

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©2015 Bloomberg News NRTE7J6TTDS0 (Bloomberg) — Gold futures extended declines into a ninth day for the longest slump since the collapse of Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc. as holdings in the largest exchange-traded product backed by bullion tumbled to the lowest in almost seven years. Futures for August delivery on the

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©2015 Bloomberg News NQ07LM6KLVR7 (Bloomberg) — A rice glut that sent prices slumping more than a year ago is shrinking, just as El Nino arrives to parch paddies across Asia. Global inventories were already heading for an eight-year low, including stockpiles so spoiled that top exporter Thailand may sell most

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