The dollar rose sharply against a basket of major currencies buoyed by a bullish US jobs reported which stoked investor expectations for a faster pace of monetary policy tightening.
The U.S. dollar index, which measures the...Today's Hot News
5 key factors for the markets on Friday
Here are the top five things you need to know in financial markets on Friday, February 1:
1. Wage inflation in focus for employment report
Focus on Friday’s economic calendar will center on the U.S. Labor Department’s January nonfarm payrolls report at 8:30AM ET...Today's Hot News
Gold prices fell sharply amid dollar strength following a jobs report showing the US economy created more jobs than expected in January, while signs of wage growth lifted investor expectations for a faster pace of rate hikes.
Gold futures for February delivery on the Comex division of the New York Mercantile Exchange rose...
The World Gold Council published its gold-market outlook for 2018. Will gold continue its January rally or should we expect declines?
Solid Gold’s Performance in 2017
The World Gold Council begins its report with a short summary of 2017. The organization points out that gold performed relatively well, given the fact that the global...
The dollar fell heavily against a basket of major currencies despite mostly upbeat economic data while a sharp rise in the euro added to downside momentum.
The U.S. dollar index, which measures the greenback’s strength against a trade-weighted basket of six major currencies, fell 0.34% to 88.65.
The December ISM...Today's Hot News
FILE PHOTO: The air cleaner of a Harley Davidson motorcycle is seen in Singapore
By David Shepardson
WASHINGTON - Ten U.S. states and the District of Columbia said Thursday they are challenging a decision by the Trump administration to drop a requirement that Harley-Davidson Inc (N:HOG) spend $3 million to...Today's Hot News
A bitcoin logo sits on a LL 1800W power unit supplying cryptocurrency mining machines at the SberBit mining 'hotel' in Moscow, Russia, on Saturday, Dec. 9, 2017. Futureson the worlds most popular cryptocurrency surged as much as 26 percent in their debut session on Cboe Global Markets Inc.'s exchange, triggering two temporary trading...Today's Hot News
Canada PM: doesn't think Trump will pull U.S. out of NAFTA
By David Ljunggren
OTTAWA - Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said in an interview he does not think U.S. President Donald Trump will pull out of NAFTA, despite differences over how to update the trade pact, the Canadian Broadcasting Corp said on...Today's Hot News
Crypto Exchange Bitfinex, Tether Are Said Subpoenaed by CFTC
U.S. regulators are scrutinizing one of the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchanges as questions mount over a digital token linked to its backers.
The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission sent subpoenas on Dec. 6 to virtual-currency venue Bitfinex and Tether, a...Today's Hot News
5 key factors for the markets on Wednesday
- Here are the top five things you need to know in financial markets on Wednesday, January 31:
1. Fed rate decision on tap in last with Yellen as chair
The Federal Reserve is not expected to take action on interest rates at the conclusion of its two-day policy meeting at 2:00PM ET...