Crude oil weaker in Asia as weekly rig count next on the list

Investing.com - Crude prices were quoted weaker in Asia on Thursday with rig count figures by Baker Hughes at the end of the week to set the tone. On the New York Mercantile Exchange crude futures for September delivery eased 0.20% to $49.49 a barrel, while on London's Intercontinental Exchange ...

Aussie weaker ahead of trade balance data

Investing.com - The Aussie dipped in early Asia on Thursday as the trade balance lies ahead, with the dollar weaker as US nonfarm payrolls looms at the end of the week. AUD/USD traded at 0.7953, down 0.18%, while USD/JPY changed hands at 110.77, up 0.07%. GBP/USD traded at 1.3232, up 0.07%. Th ...

The Day Ahead: Top 3 things to watch

Investing.com - Here’s a preview of the top 3 things that could rock markets tomorrow BoE rate decision GBP/USD could be the ‘one to watch’, as the Bank of England reveals its decision on interest rates, widely expected to remained unchanged at 0.25%. The rate decision comes amid growing expe ...

AIG stock could set new 52-week high after earnings beat

Investing.com - American International Group Inc (NYSE:AIG) surpassed analysts expectations for second quarter earnings, suggesting that the company remains on track with its turnaround after it posted a shocking $3 billion loss in the fourth quarter of 2016. For the second quarter of 2017, AIG ' ...

Metlife barely tops second quarter estimates

Investing.com: MetLife Inc (NYSE:MET) released second quarter results that came in just above analysts' estimates, earning $1.30 per share (adjusted) in the second quarter on revenue of $17.2 billion. Analysts were looking for the company to earn $1.28 per share on revenue of $17.1 billion ...

Tesla rallying on earnings beat

Investing.com: Shares of Tesla Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA) were rallying in the after hours session after the company released its second quarter results, which came in better than analysts were expecting. Tesla lost $1.33 per share in the quarter, better than the $1.80 analyst forecast compiled by Yaho ...

Fitbit shares rally in after hours on earnings beat

Investing.com: Shares of Fitbit Inc (NYSE:FIT), a provider of health and fitness devices, were climbing during Wednesday's after hours session after the company released its second quarter results, which surpassed expectations. Fitbit posted a second-quarter loss of $58.2 million, or 25 cents ...

Investors await AIG’s earnings to gauge new CEO

Investing.com: Investors are eagerly awaiting American International Group Inc's (NYSE:AIG) second-quarter earnings, which will be released during Wednesday's after hours session. The latest earnings results will offer a glimpse into how the company is performing under the leadership of Bria ...

Dow makes history, closes above 22,000

Investing.com – The rally in the Dow showed no sign of ending, closing at a record high on Thursday, led by a jump in shares of Apple after the tech giant posted better-than-expected earnings for the quarter on Wednesday after markets closed. Shares of Apple Inc (NASDAQ:AAPL) gained more tha ...

Tesla shares higher ahead of earnings

Investing.com: Tesla Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA) shares were trading higher in the after hours session Wednesday, ahead of the company's scheduled earnings release. The company is expected to post another loss, but positive sentiment is prevailing as investors are eager to hear updates on the Model ...

SunPower shares crash after company cuts full-year forecast

Investing.com: Shares of U.S. solar panel supplier SunPower Corporation (NASDAQ:SPWR) experienced their biggest fall in about a year on Wednesday, after the company lowered its 2017 forecasts. The company now anticipates 2017 sales will fall in the range of $2.1 billion and $2.3 billion, down fro ...

Bitcoin struggles to fend off slump as rival Bitcoin Cash soars

Investing.com – Bitcoin traded lower on Wednesday, a day after the blockchain supporting the cryptocurrency split into two, creating a new competitor called “bitcoin cash”. On the U.S.-based Bitfinex exchange, Bitcoin (BitfinexUSD) fell to $2,708.1, down $27.2 or 0.99%. Bitcoin’s blockchain & ...

AMC shares plunge following earnings warning

Investing.com: AMC Entertainment Holdings Inc (NYSE:AMC) shares tanked on Wednesday after the company unveiled its expectations for a large second quarter loss while the company said it would embark on a cost reduction plan. The company added that the tough times will persist and that it will fac ...

Crude oil settles higher on mostly bullish inventory data

Investing.com – Crude futures settled higher on Wednesday, as investors cheered data showing supplies of U.S. crude fell for the fifth-straight week while refinery activity continued to grow. On the New York Mercantile Exchange crude futures for September delivery rose by 0.87% to settle a ...

Groupon’s shares reverse following pre-market losses

Investing.com: Groupon Inc (NASDAQ:GRPN) has regrouped from earlier losses, which followed the release of the company’s second quarter results which topped analysts' expectations for earnings, but revenue fell short of estimates. Groupon released its second quarter results before the opening bell, ...