• Dow holds onto gains to end a wobbly session
    Yahoo Finance2 hours ago

    Dow holds onto gains to end a wobbly session

    U.S. stocks wavered Thursday as investors continue to process trade war progress and grapple with weeks of volatility.

  • Bitcoin slumps to fresh 15-month low as crypto rout continues
    MarketWatch1 hour ago

    Bitcoin slumps to fresh 15-month low as crypto rout continues

    CRYPTOS Bitcoin prices tumbled to a fresh 15-month low on Thursday as the digital currency rout continued. Bitcoin (BTCUSD) fell to $3,230.00, down 6.1% since Wednesday at 5 p.m. Eastern Time on the Kraken exchange—its lowest level since Sept.

  • Investing.com2 hours ago

    Gold Down Slightly With Focus Squarely Back on Fed

    Investing.com - With just four trading sessions separating gold bugs from the most anticipated closing event of the year (the December Federal Reserve meeting) price swings have become almost non-existential in the yellow metal, with Thursday's 0.2% retreat again showing how muted things could get.

  • Currencies struggle for direction despite Draghi and Trump comments
    MarketWatch3 hours ago

    Currencies struggle for direction despite Draghi and Trump comments

    The euro slipped earlier in the session, after European Central Bank President Mario Draghi sounded more downbeat than expected in the central bank’s last news conference of the year. The ECB left interest rates unchanged, as expected, and confirmed it would wind down its quantitative easing efforts at the end of the month. “The slightly dovish tone of the update put pressure on the single currency,” said David Madden, market analyst at CMC Markets.

  • Here’s how ECB’s Mario Draghi walked the tightrope between caution and confidence
    MarketWatch5 hours ago

    Here’s how ECB’s Mario Draghi walked the tightrope between caution and confidence

    Mario Draghi says the European Central Bank is confident on the outlook for inflation but signals caution on the economic outlook as the institution pulls the plug on monthly asset purchases, the centerpiece of its quantitative easing program.

  • Investing.com6 hours ago

    U.S. Dollar Inches Higher After Jobless Claims

    Investing.com - The U.S. dollar was higher on Thursday, as the number of people who filed for first-time unemployment benefits hit a two-and-a-half month low.The U.S. dollar index, which measures the greenback’s strength against a basket of six major currencies, rose 0.19% to 97.20 as of 10:18 AM ET (15:18 GMT).The dollar was boosted after the U.S. Department of Labor said that the number of individuals applying for initial jobless benefits in the seven days ended Dec. 8 decreased by 27,000 to a seasonally adjusted 206,000. ...

  • Investing.com7 hours ago

    ECB’s Draghi Warns that Economic Risks are Moving to Downside, Euro Drops

    Investing.com - Despite the fact that the European Central Bank decided to pause on its asset purchase program, its president, Mario Draghi, warned that risks were leaning to the downside, sending the euro briefly to intraday lows.

  • Investing.com8 hours ago

    Bitcoin Flat; Number of Crypto Users Doubled in 2018, Study Finds

    Bitcoin was mostly flat at $3,432.10 on the Investing.com Index, as of 8:43 AM ET (13:43 GMT).

  • Gold Price Forecast – Gold markets continue to press major area
    FX Empire8 hours ago

    Gold Price Forecast – Gold markets continue to press major area

    Gold markets continue to look like they are trying to break out to the upside, but we are in an area of major resistance at the same time.

  • USD/JPY Price Forecast – US dollar continues to grind higher
    FX Empire8 hours ago

    USD/JPY Price Forecast – US dollar continues to grind higher

    The US dollar continues to grind a bit higher during the trading session on Thursday, as the Japanese yen continues to soften. However, we are in a very tight consolidation range overall, so I’m not looking for much out of this market between now and the end of the year.

  • GBP/USD Price Forecast – the British pound runs into resistance
    FX Empire8 hours ago

    GBP/USD Price Forecast – the British pound runs into resistance

    The British pound has rallied a bit during the day on Tuesday but continues to find resistance near the 1.27 level above continues offer massive resistance.

  • GBP/JPY Price Forecast – British pound heading towards resistance
    FX Empire8 hours ago

    GBP/JPY Price Forecast – British pound heading towards resistance

    The British pound has rallied a bit during the trading session on Thursday, but as you can see marked on the chart, I have a yellow circle suggesting where the sellers will probably come in and start jumping on this pair again.

  • EUR/USD Price Forecast – Euro continues to grind sideways and going nowhere
    FX Empire8 hours ago

    EUR/USD Price Forecast – Euro continues to grind sideways and going nowhere

    The Euro continues to go sideways overall during the trading session on Thursday, as we tighten up and have nowhere to go. We are in massive consolidation, and between now and the end of the year that isn’t changing.

  • AUD/USD Price Forecast – Australian dollar continues to run into resistance
    FX Empire8 hours ago

    AUD/USD Price Forecast – Australian dollar continues to run into resistance

    The Australian dollar rallied a bit during the trading session on Thursday but continues to find resistance at the same place time and time again. Because of this, I think it’s only a matter of time before the sellers come back in and push the Aussie lower in my estimation.