• Cryptos Mixed as Bitcoin Stays at Three-Day Low
    Investing.com47 minutes ago

    Cryptos Mixed as Bitcoin Stays at Three-Day Low

    Cryptocurrencies were mixed on Thursday, as Bitcoin remained near a three-day low. Bitcoin was trading at of $8,899.50, falling 2.77% as of 8:24 AM ET (12:24 GMT) on the Bitfinex exchange. The Chicago Board Options Exchange wants to lower the increments on its futures contracts, according to a letter to the Commodity Futures Trading Commission.

  • Dollar Eases From 3-1/2 Month Highs
    Investing.com1 hour ago

    Dollar Eases From 3-1/2 Month Highs

    Investing.com - The dollar eased back from three-and-a-half month highs against a currency basket on Thursday as investors took a breather after a recent rally driven by rising Treasury yields.

  • MarketWatch1 hour ago

    Euro gives up post-ECB gains, leaves dollar to rally

    The U.S. dollar rallied after earlier range-bound trading on Thursday, as its biggest rival, the euro, retraced all the gains it had logged on the back of the European Central Bank’s policy update. The central bank left interest rates unchanged earlier Thursday.

  • Reuters2 hours ago

    Confident Draghi lifts euro to day's highs; yields dip

    The euro held at the day's highs on Thursday after ECB President Mario Draghi presented a relatively confident outlook for the euro zone economy, contrary to some expectations that he would take a more cautious stance after recent weak data. After briefly falling to its lowest since mid-January at $1.2145 after the ECB's decision to keep policy unchanged, the single currency rebounded and was trading up 0.3 percent at the day's highs of $1.2210 after Draghi played down concern over recent softness in data. "If anything, he is a tad more hawkish than forecasts and he does not strike as being particularly concerned with the level of the euro either," said Neil Jones, head of hedge fund sales at Mizuho Bank Ltd in London.

  • Stocks- U.S. Futures Point to Higher Opening Bell
    Investing.com2 hours ago

    Stocks- U.S. Futures Point to Higher Opening Bell

    Investing.com – U.S. futures pointed to a slightly higher opening bell on Thursday as earnings season continued.The S&P 500 futures was up five points or 0.19% to 2,649.50 as of 6:49 AM ET (10:49 GMT) while Dow futures increased 40 points or 0.17% to 24,118.0. Meanwhile tech heavy Nasdaq 100 futures surged 35 points or 0.54% to 6,591.00A flurry of corporate earnings are expected on Thursday, including General Motors (NYSE:GM), Amazon.com (NASDAQ:AMZN), Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT), Starbucks (NASDAQ:SBUX), American Airlines Group (NASDAQ:AAL) and many others. ...

  • Reuters3 hours ago

    Profit at Mexican conglomerate Femsa plunges on forex woes

    Mexican bottler and retailer Fomento Economico Mexicano said on Thursday that first-quarter net profit plunged, hurt by an increase in the value of the Mexican peso versus the U.S. dollar. The company also known as Femsa, which includes bottling and retail units, said first-quarter net profit tumbled to 2.02 million pesos ($110,692), from 3.29 billion pesos in the same quarter of 2017.

  • Euro holds near eight-week lows ahead of Draghi news conference
    Reuters4 hours ago

    Euro holds near eight-week lows ahead of Draghi news conference

    By Tommy Wilkes LONDON (Reuters) - The euro held near eight-week lows on Thursday as traders prepared for European Central Bank President Mario Draghi to speak with investors searching for any signals about when the ECB will begin unwinding its stimulus. The single currency trimmed earlier gains to trade flat at $1.2164 after the ECB kept rates unchanged as widely expected. "We think the ECB is probably quite happy with its forward guidance.

  • Gold Prices Struggle to Make Headway as Strength in Dollar, Yields Weighs
    Investing.com4 hours ago

    Gold Prices Struggle to Make Headway as Strength in Dollar, Yields Weighs

    Investing.com - Gold prices were off their best levels of the day on Thursday as strength in the dollar and Treasury yields continued to weigh, keeping prices within reach of three week lows.

  • MarketWatch4 hours ago

    ECB leaves interest rates unchanged

    The European Central Bank on Thursday left interest rates unchanged, as expected, and repeated that it intended to continue its program of buying 30 billion euros ($36.6 billion) of assets a month until ...

  • Dollar Steady near 3-1/2 Month Highs
    Investing.com5 hours ago

    Dollar Steady near 3-1/2 Month Highs

    Investing.com - The dollar was holding steady near three-and-a-half month highs against a basket of the other major currencies on Thursday, supported by higher Treasury yields as the U.S. 10-year bond yield held above the 3% level.

  • NYSE trader: Expect stocks to drop further, but I don't see a bear market yet
    Yahoo Finance Video22 hours ago

    NYSE trader: Expect stocks to drop further, but I don't see a bear market yet

    Jonathan Corpina of Meridian Equity Partners joins Yahoo Finance's Seana Smith to break down the latest market moves.

  • ECB: Net asset purchases to run until September or beyond...
    CNBC Videos4 hours ago

    ECB: Net asset purchases to run until September or beyond...

    European Central Bank President Mario Draghi discusses the bank’s latest decision on monetary policy.

  • ECB confidence could lead to a euro rally, strategist say...
    CNBC Videos4 hours ago

    ECB confidence could lead to a euro rally, strategist say...

    Viraj Patel, FX strategist at ING, discusses the European Central Bank's latest monetary policy decision.

  • ECB's Draghi will continue to be patient, analyst says
    CNBC Videos4 hours ago

    ECB's Draghi will continue to be patient, analyst says

    Michael Krautzberger, head of European fixed income at BlackRock, talks about the ECB's decision to leave interest rates unchanged.