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admin April 20, 2018

This report incorrectly stated the U.K. pound move. It has now been corrected. Getty Images The U.S. dollar gained ground against its rivals Thursday as the 10-year Treasury yield edged higher, flirting with the psychologically important 3% mark. Read: Why currency traders hate their jobs right now What are currencies doing? The ICE […]

admin April 20, 2018

The percentage of investors optimistic about the U.S. stock market jumped in the latest week, as early readings from the first-quarter earnings season pointed to strength in corporate America. Still, a myriad of uncertainties kept the reading below its historical average. According to the AAII Sentiment Survey, 37.8% of investors describe themselves as bullish, meaning […]

admin April 19, 2018

Exchange-traded funds are among the most popular ways for investors to get exposure to nearly any asset class, region, or strategy in global financial markets. However, rather than providing safety in numbers, this could become a risk factor for some assets. The question of whether the massive growth in ETFs is something to be feared […]

admin April 19, 2018

Getty Images Hiring in the U.S. has been so strong over the past few years that unemployment has fallen to a 17-year bottom and it’s likely to go even lower. The numbers: The rate of layoffs in the U.S. fell slightly in April and clung near a 45-year low, reflecting a booming jobs market […]