Nikkei advances on trade deficit data

Japan, Greater China and Australia bourses positive

NYSE liquidity drive pushes midday auction

Move will target thinly traded US stocks

Deere jumps after lifting profit forecast

US stocks fall as April core inflation climbed more than expected

Risks not reflected in bank fine reaction

Full litigation risk clouded by lack of regulatory transparency

Growth stalls as oil dividend remains unspent

Markets puzzled by weak consumer spending given crude price drop

Best Buy jumps after strong product cycle

US stocks on S&P 500 poised for record high

US shares ride high on a reluctant rally

Equities look the least unappealing of assets right now

Bird flu scare fails to deter Hormel

US stocks muted ahead of release of Fed minutes

Urban Outfitters sinks to worst S&P performer

US stocks lack direction after scaling fresh peak

Ann leaps after Ascena declares plans

US stocks advance with telecoms and healthcare leading the way

Investors look for clues in bank minutes

Spotlight on data from US, Asia and Europe in week ahead

S&P 500 inches to record closing high

Weak data renew pressure on dollar

Deere shares fall on rating downgrade

Excess inventory of tractors weighs on agricultural equipment maker

Relief for investors as US profit fears ease

Pressure on results lifted as dollar retreats and oil price rises

Kohl’s declines after weak February sales

US stocks gain after weekly jobless claims fall

Bond yields challenge US stock valuations

Ageing equity bull run requires revenue boost

Macy’s falls on lower profits

Retailer blames West Port disputes and other factors

Gap shares slip as sales miss forecasts

Broad market under pressure from bond volatility

Small banks’ shares ahead of big rivals

Financials await tighter policy from Federal Reserve

Bond woes trigger broad market turmoil

US Treasury yields reverse early rise