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Bloomberg: Asian Stocks Head for the Best Week Since February: Markets Wrap
Asian stocks rallied after their U.S. counterparts gained amid relief the latest reading on American inflation suggested less need for the Federal Reserve to accelerate monetary tightening. The dollar steadied after dropping the most since March. [more...]
Bloomberg: Google Grapples With ‘Horrifying’ Reaction to Uncanny AI Tech
The most talked-about, futuristic product from Google’s developer show isn’t even finished -- but it’s already stoking heated debate. At its I/O conference on Tuesday, Alphabet Inc.’s Google previewed Duplex, an experimental service that lets its voice-based digital assistant book appointments on its own. [more...]
Bloomberg: The Bitcoin to the Moon Refrain Grows Louder
Fundstrat Global Advisors, the research firm known for its bullish Bitcoin bets, is at it again with the second forecast in a week leading up to one of the world’s biggest cryptocurrency conferences. One Bitcoin could be worth around $36,000 by the end of 2019, Fundstrat’s Sam Doctor wrote in a report for clients Thursday. [more...]
Bloomberg: Putin Wants to `Break' With the Dollar But Dumps Euros Instead
In comments to lawmakers on Tuesday after his inauguration for a record fourth term as president, Putin said a “break” from the U.S. currency is necessary to bolster Russia’s “economic sovereignty,” especially in light of recent penalties and what he called politically motivated restrictions on trade. [more...]
Bloomberg: The U.S. Yield Curve Is the Flattest Since August 2007
The Treasury yield curve from 5 to 30 years flattened Thursday to the lowest level since August 2007, as a combination of weaker-than-expected U.S. inflation and solid demand for a record bond auction bolstered investor confidence in owning long-dated securities. [more...]
Bloomberg: Volatility's Back, But UBS Urges Investors to Stick With Stocks
The return of volatility in the stock market this year doesn’t mean the good times are ending, but investors need to be savvy about their exposure to risk. [more...]
Reuters: Oil dips from recent highs on hopes of alternatives to Iran supply
Oil prices dipped on Friday, easing from multi-year highs in the previous session on hopes that alternative supplies could replace a looming drop in Iranian exports from U.S. sanctions. [more...]
Reuters: Dollar steps back from 2018 peak on softer US inflation
The dollar hovered below a 4-1/2-month high against a basket of major currencies on Friday after tepid U.S. inflation data prompted traders to pare bets of faster rate hikes. [more...]
CNBC: ArcelorMittal beats first-quarter estimate, bullish on full year
The world's largest steelmaker ArcelorMittal reported on Friday higher-than-expected first-quarter earnings, helped by a sharp pick-up in metal prices. The company said outlook for 2018 had improved as the year progressed. [more...]
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