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Bloomberg: Stocks Mixed as Dollar Slips; Oil Near 2014 High: Markets Wrap
Most Asian stocks dipped in a holiday-hit trading session Tuesday, with the dollar stalling near a five-month high and U.S. Treasuries little changed. Crude oil steadied around its highest level since 2014. [more...]
Bloomberg: Oil Conspires With Politics to Drive Rupee Toward Record Low
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the rupee face a similar predicament -- old foes have re-emerged to keep them in check. Brent crude rose above $80 a barrel last week for the first time since 2014, and is looking ominous for the nation’s budget deficit, inflation and the currency. [more...]
Bloomberg: It’s Back to Normal for Technology Heavyweights
With tariff tensions between the U.S. and China on hold, tech investors have stopped holding their breath. [more...]
Bloomberg: Pound Could Weather Another U.K. Snap Election, Analyst Says
BMO Capital Markets is unfazed by the risk of a U.K. election. The North American bank is bullish on sterling, seeing it gaining 7 percent to $1.44 by year-end, even after reports that Prime Minister Theresa May’s party is preparing for a second national vote in just over a year. [more...]
Bloomberg: Currencies Trade Near 50-Week Average as Lira Slumps: Inside EM
Emerging-market currencies traded near the average price of the past 50 weeks as U.S. Treasury yields stayed above 3 percent, offsetting optimism with easing protectionist tensions. The lira sank to a record low on speculation Turkey’s monetary policy is too loose to guard against inflation. Brazil’s real climbed after the central bank increased its intervention. [more...]
Bloomberg: Pound Slides to This Year's Low as Brexit to Italy Risks Weigh
With the next round of Brexit talks, key U.K. economic reports and the still-unfolding Italian coalition drama set to converge in the coming days, front-end option volatility in sterling versus the U.S. currency has picked up from a one-month low reached at the start of last week. [more...]
Reuters: Asian shares stumble as dollar strengthens, oil surges
Asian shares skidded on Tuesday as a strong dollar sapped demand for emerging market assets while surging oil prices stoked concerns about a flare-up in inflation and faster U.S. interest rate increases. [more...]
Reuters: Oil prices edge up on Venezuela, Iran supply worries
Oil prices rose on Tuesday on concerns that Venezuela’s crude output could drop further following a disputed presidential election and potential U.S. sanctions on the OPEC-member. [more...]
CNBC: Bitcoin cash is a must-own, says crypto investor Brian Kelly
Cryptocurrency investor Brian Kelly said Monday bitcoin cash is the must-own digital currency of the moment.
On Saturday, bitcoin cash miners met to discuss funding for a bitcoin cash development fund, he told CNBC. [more...]
CNBC: Everything you need to know about a new EU data law called GDPR
You may have heard of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). But most likely you haven't because it sounds boring, but it's really important and CNBC has a guide to help you understand it. [more...]
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