Wall Street breathes green, Dow targets 20,000; Again?

Wall Street closed the first week of the year 2017 in green after mixed US data spooked weak dollar groupies. Furthermore, the Fed broadcasted those traditional minutes where investors, traders, and analysts end altogether confused and in a place like the limbo. As expectations of higher interes ...

Peru stocks lower at close of trade; S&P Lima General down 0.32%

Investing.com – Peru stocks were lower after the close on Friday, as losses in the Mining, Non-Metal Minerals and Industrials sectors led shares lower. At the close in Lima, the S&P Lima General fell 0.32%. The best performers of the session on the S&P Lima General were Milpo (LM:MIL), ...

US Dollar Index smashes rivals amid weak NFP figures

The US dollar index settles the score for the week against other majors during a week full of mixed US data and the always waited NFP figure. Although, this time Nonfarm payrolls added no value to the greenback narrative, the DXY recovered some losses after trading at the low in 2017; the 101.3 ...

Trump: Briefing by spy agencies offers no proof of election hacking

Investing.com -- President-elect Donald Trump, who takes the oath of office two weeks hence, today commented that he had "constructive" briefing with intelligence officials in New York City, and noted that they did not provide any dispositive evidence that the Russians had influenced the outcome o ...

United States CFTC Oil NC net positions down to 440.1K from previous 444.9K

Australia CFTC AUD NC net positions declined to $-3.3K from previous $-1.5K

United Kingdom CFTC GBP NC net positions dipped from previous £-57.1K to £-64.7K

European Monetary Union CFTC EUR NC net positions down to €-70.1K from previous €-69.4K

United States CFTC Gold NC net positions dipped from previous $98.3K to $96.6K

United States CFTC USD NC net positions up to $81.4K from previous $9.7K

CFTC: Speculators S&P 500 Net Longs at 3-Month High

Investing.com - The Commodity Futures Trading Commission released its weekly Commitments of Traders report for the week ending January 3 on Friday.Speculative positioning in the CME and ICE currency, commodity, energy and index futures: LongShor ...

Brazil stocks lower at close of trade; Bovespa down 0.65%

Investing.com – Brazil stocks were lower after the close on Friday, as losses in the Basic Materials, Industrials and Consumption sectors led shares lower. At the close in Sao Paulo, the Bovespa lost 0.65%. The best performers of the session on the Bovespa were ALL America Latina Logistica SA ...

NZD/USD crumbles post-NFP; Is the Kiwi knocked out cold?

Over the last week, the NZD/USD brave bullish recovery was worth noting. However, what goes up at some point comes down, as the commodity currency crumbled after “slightly disappointing” (Analysts at Brown Brothers Harriman) and a “very decent” (from Fed Cleveland' ...

Fed’s Lacker: Oil price rises could cause uptick in inflation to quicken

Fed Richmond's President Jeffrey Lacker was on the wires last minutes, via Reuters, highlighting that interest rates may need to rise quicker than markets appear to expect. Key headlines (via Reuters): Greater fiscal stimulus under Trump administration implies higher interest rate ...