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Toys ‘R’ Us plans its return, with stores opening before holiday season

The plans have been in the works for months, with the goal to open a half dozen or so stores, and an online marketplace.

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The antitrust suspects: Facebook and Apple appear to be most at risk

Facebook Inc. and Apple Inc. are most at risk if government regulators are serious about pursuing antitrust actions against Big Tech.

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Women’s World Cup on pace for record TV viewership — to nearly 1 billion

The Women’s World Cup is just past the halfway mark and already it is on pace to break several viewership records, both in the U.S. and across the globe. 750 million people watched the tournament in 2015; FIFA estimates th...

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Global oil ‘choke point’ in focus after Trump calls off military strike against Iran: What you need to know

The Strait of Hormuz, the world’s most sensitive oil-transportation choke point, remains in focus, after President Donald Trump said he canceled a retaliatory strike against Iran at the last minute.

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How the Trump-Xi trade meeting could set the stock-market tone for the summer

Stock-market bulls might find their summer riding on what happens when President Donald Trump and Chinese leader Xi Jinping meet at the Group of 20 summit in Japan in the coming week..

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Oil logs 9% weekly rise — biggest since late 2016; refinery fire jolts gasoline futures

Oil futures gain on Friday, with U.S. prices tallying a rise of almost 9% for the week and highest settlement this month, while gasoline futures rally in the wake of a fire at a 150-year-old refinery complex in Philadelphia.

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OPEC readies for ‘critical’ meeting, decision on oil output cuts

The meeting of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries and its allies in early July is coming at a particularly important and volatile time for oil. Prices have been supported by major producers’ output cuts,...

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Why gold prices have climbed to their highest since 2013

Dovish statements from global central banks aren’t the only reason for gold’s rise past $1,400 an ounce to levels it hasn’t seen in nearly six years.

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Gold settles above $1,400 for the first time since 2013

Gold settles above $1,400 an ounce for the first time since 2013 as investors continue to bet on easier monetary policy from the Federal Reserve.

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U.S. oil prices score biggest gain of the year on worries of a deepening U.S.-Iran conflict

Oil futures rally Thursday, with U.S. prices scoring their highest settlement this month and posting their biggest one-day gain so far this year, after Iran shot down a U.S. military drone, adding fears of a deepening conf...

Bitcoin price punches above $10,000 on CME, marking highest trade intraday in more than a year

Bitcoin prices rose solidly Friday, with futures on CME Group Inc. trading at a level above $10,000 for the first time since in about 15 months, according to FactSet data. Bitcoin futures for June delivery were up $375, or 3.9%, at $10,000 and had hit a peak at $10,060, which would represent th...

Senate banking committee sets July date to hold hearing on Facebook Libra coin

The Senate Banking committee on Wednesday set July 16 as the date to hold a hearing centered on Facebook Inc.'s Libra coin, an ambitious cryptocurr...

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Ticker Name Last Chg Chg %
BTCUSD Bitcoin USD 5403.36 157.24 3.00%
ETHEUR Ethereum EUR 141.52 4.56 3.33%
XRPUSD Ripple USD 0.30 0.01 3.28%
BCHUSD Bitcoin Cash USD 269.30 9.30 3.58%
LTCUSD Litecoin USD 72.34 1.12 1.57%
XMRUSD Monero USD 63.31 1.24 2.00%