WHOLESALE INVENTORIES ROSE 0.9 PERCENT
The Commerce Department said Monday that wholesale
inventories rose 0.9 percent in June after rising a revised 0.9 percent in May,
which was originally reported as rising 0.8 percent. Most economists on Wall
Street were expecting inventories to rise 0.5 percent during the month.
ADD1: US EQUITIES REVIEW: BROADLY HIGHER; FINCLS, TECHS LEAD RALLY
--DJIA up 148; Nasdaq 60; S&P; 500 up 19 --Chip stocks higher; airlines fall
By Rebecca Byrne, After an indecisive start, U.S.
stocks ended higher Monday as optimism over the interest rate outlook fueled
US CREDIT REVIEW: BONDS UP 5/32 AFTER RETRACING EARLY LOSSES
Treasury prices managed to close slightly higher Monday after the bond market
spent most of the session erasing the losses posted overseas and in early U.S.
trading. In spite of the comeback, traders were generally somewhat bearish.
UK STOCKS REVIEW: UP AS TECH, TELECOMS, INSURANCE ISSUES FIRM
U.K. blue chip equities had a
steady but unspectacular start to the week, as a strong performance by
insurance, retail and most telecoms stocks left the benchmark index with modest
gains at the end of the day. The FTSE-100 index closed up 35.4 points, or 0.5%,
GERMAN STOCKS PM: DAX AT INTRADAY LOWS, FOLLOWING NASDAQ DOWN
German's DAX moved sideways near intraday lows
toward the end of trade on bearish impetus from U.S. stock markets, which saw
the Nasdaq Composite and the Dow showing signs of weakness. In overall thin
turnover, Deutsche Telekom AG was near the top of daily percentage gainers as
US EQUITIES MIDDAY: WAVERING, SEEKING DIRECTION IN NEWS VACUUM
--DJIA up 16; Nasdaq 6; S&P; 500 up 3 --Chip stocks higher; financial shrs slip
By Rebecca Byrne, U.S. stocks hovered around
unchanged levels in midday trade, with little economic or earnings news to
US DEBT FUTURES ALERT: SEP BONDS STEADY BUT RANGE-BOUND