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US Open – Netflix misses, Iran seizes a vessel, Silver gains on gold, Bitcoin eyes $10,000

As earnings season picks up, the majority of early corporate profit reports are coming in better than expected, but US stock index futures are being weighed down on faltering trade talks between the US and China.  President Trump reiterates his complaint that his Chinese counterpart is not deliver ...

European update – Markets, UK, gold, oil, bitcoin

Earnings weigh on sentiment We’re facing another day of negative stock markets on Thursday, as earnings season gets off to the tough start that many anticipated. Source – Thomson Reuters Eikon Netflix became the latest company on Thursday to face an investor backlash as subscribers rose at ...

Business Breakfast with OANDA on Jazz FM

OANDA Senior Market Analyst Craig Erlam joins Jazz FMs Michael Wilson to discuss Netflix, Amazon, Carney’s failed IMF bid and Housing. US Open – Netflix misses, Iran seizes a vessel, Silver gains on gold, Bitcoin eyes $10,000Posted 30 minutes ago Gold eases from two-week high on profit-ta ...

US Close – Earnings, Netflix, IBM, Oil slumps, Gold shines and Bitcoin’s resilience

US stocks finished lower on soft earnings and as trade talks between the world’s two largest economies hit a roadblock on how to ease restrictions on Huawei.  Asia markets are likely to see a soft open as better than expected earnings from the first batch of S&P 500 companies is not providing a ...

European update – Markets, UK, Bitcoin, Gold, Oil

Markets flat as we await more earnings It’s been a pretty flat start to trading on Wednesday as we continue to make our way through the early stages of earnings season. Source – Thomson Reuters Eikon It feels like we’re entering into holiday mode now, with markets positioned for multiple ...

US Open – Earnings season picks up, Oil remains vulnerable, Gold steadies, and Bitcoin breaks

US equities are struggling for direction as investors weigh President Trump’s latest tariff threat to China, Fed chair Powell’s dovish reiterations, and a mix bag or earnings results.  Tuesday’s price action saw equities remember that Trump could easily become tariff man and put pressure on ...

Morning News: July 17, 2019

EU Says It Will Investigate Amazon Over Possible Anti-Competitive Business Practices How Lithium-Rich Chile Botched a Plan to Attract Battery Makers U.S. Justice Department Asks Appeals Court to Pause Antitrust Ruling Against Qualcomm A $51 Billion Manager Says Markets Are Wrong to Cheer Fed Cuts T ...

HIVE Blockchain is still not a buy, PI Financial says

With the contract disputes with strategic partner Genesis Mining now in the rearview mirror, HIVE Blockchain (HIVE Blockchain News, Stock Quote, Chart TSXV:HIVE) is back in business, according to PI Financial analyst David Kwan, who on Monday changed his rating for the stock from “Under Review” ...

USD/CAD Canadian Dollar Lower After US Retail Sales Puts Multiple Fed Rate Cuts in Question

The Canadian dollar was trading lower against the greenback on Tuesday after a surprise jump in retail sales data could give some breathing room to the Fed. The US central bank has been telegraphing an interest rate cut at the end of the month but improving fundamental indicators could make the ove ...

Bitcoin Drops on US Government Scrutiny of Facebook’s Libra

Bitcoin fell 8% on Tuesday, breaching $10,000 for the first time in two weeks after U.S. lawmakers grilled Facebook on its cryptocurrency plans, as political and regulatory scrutiny of digital coins intensifies. The biggest cryptocurrency fell to $9828.89 by around 1630 GMT after David Marcus, the ...