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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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Why gold’s breakout rally might signal the end of a long bull market for the U.S. dollar

The U.S. dollar rally is starting to roll over, but it’s hard to tell whether global central banks are feeding disdain for all major currencies, says one analyst.

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Facebook’s cryptocurrency must be stopped

After years of disregarding privacy, exploiting user data, and failing to control its platform, Facebook has now unveiled a cryptocurrency and payment system that could take down the entire global economy.

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Asian stocks retreat, led by Nikkei after weak Japan manufacturing data

Asian markets were mixed in early trading Friday, as investors refocused on geopolitical tensions.

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Gold jumps nearly 4% to settle near five-year high in reaction to Fed decision

Gold rallies to its highest settlement since 2013 after the Fed left wiggle room on potential future interest rate cuts by removing its “patient” pledge.

Ticker Name Last Chg Chg %
EURUSD Euro 1.14 0.00 0.24%
USDJPY Japanese Yen 107.32 0.00 0.00%
GBPUSD British Pound 1.27 0.00 0.37%
AUDUSD Australian Dollar 0.69 0.00 0.09%
DXY U.S. Dollar Index (DXY) 96.09 -0.54 -0.55%
BUXX WSJ Dollar Index 89.65 -0.17 -0.19%

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Asian markets rise as Fed leaves itself wiggle room, hopes for trade talks rekindled

Asian markets gained Thursday, after the U.S. Federal Reserve kept interest rates unchanged but indicated it is ready to make ease monetary policy if needed.

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FOMC holds fed funds rate steady, will 'closely monitor' data

WASHINGTON (MarketWatch) - The Federal Reserve on Wednesday left its short-term fed funds rate unchanged and said it "will closely monitor" the economy in light of growing "uncertainties." The so-called dot-plot projection...

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Asian markets suge on renewed hopes of trade deal

Asian markets surged Wednesday, following new hope on the trade front and strong gains on Wall Street.

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10-year Treasury yield ends at 21-month low

U.S. Treasury yields fall sharply Tuesday after European Central Bank President Mario Draghi says additional monetary policy stimulus could be needed, including interest rate cuts and asset purchases

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Why 7 is the ‘line in the sand’ everyone’s watching when it comes China’s yuan

It’s all about China’s currency and what many investors and economists have dubbed a “line in the sand” or a “magic number” at seven yuan-per-dollar.

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Bitcoin continues its rally, pokes above $11,000 level

A day after reaching the $10,000 mark for the first time in more than a year, the price bitcoin surged above $11,000 on Saturday.

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, a...

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...

Ticker Name Last Chg Chg %
BTCUSD Bitcoin USD 10915.78 269.86 2.53%
ETHEUR Ethereum EUR 277.58 8.92 3.32%
LTCUSD Litecoin USD 142.03 0.39 0.28%
XRPUSD Ripple USD 0.49 0.01 2.70%
BCHUSD Bitcoin Cash USD 497.80 19.00 3.97%
XMRUSD Monero USD 116.62 2.42 2.12%