Dollar down in Asia on heightened US elections probe

Investing.com - The dollar trended weaker in early Asia on Friday on a report of stepped up legal activity into allegations Russia colluded to interfere in the U.S. elections with regional data sets of note ahead. Japan reports average cash earnings for June with a 0.6% gain seen on year ...

The Day Ahead: Top 3 things to watch

Investing.com – Here’s a preview of the top 3 things that could rock markets tomorrow It’s 'Jobs Friday' Non-farm payrolls, arguably one of the most important economic events of the month, will help investors assess the strength of the U.S. economy, and provide the dollar, U.S. 10-Year, and go ...

Weight Watchers tops estimates, upgrades full-year outlook

Investing.com - Weight Watchers International Inc (NYSE:WTW)easily surpassed analysts expectations in the second quarter, and saw solid earnings and revenue growth from a larger subscriber base. Net earnings for the quarter through July 1 rose to $45.2 million, or 67 cents a share, from $30. ...

Dow shrugs of US political jitters to close at record high

Investing.com – The rally in the Dow showed no sign of ending, closing at a record high for the seventh session in a row on Thursday, as traders welcomed the last big wave of corporate earnings this week while a report that the Russia investigations is intensifying capped gains. The specia ...

Yelp soars in after hours on second quarter results, Eat24 sale

Investing.com - Yelp Inc (NYSE:YELP). posted a big earnings beat Thursday and announced the sale of its Eat24 business to GrubHub, sending shares up over 18% in early after hours trade. Yelp pulled in second-quarter net income of $7.6 million, or 9 cents a share, on sales of $208.9 million. In th ...

Viacom tops second quarter earnings expectations

Investing.com - Viacom Inc (NASDAQ:VIA) shares popped in the after hours session after the company released second quarter results which showed a growth in revenue and EPS versus the comparable period. Viacom earned $1.69 per share versus $1.09 a year ago. On an adjusted basis, EPS was $1.17 pe ...

Dynavax tumbles in after hours as FDA requests more information

Investing.com - Shares of Dynavax Technologies Corporation (NASDAQ:DVAX) have turned sharply lower in the after hours session following the company’s announcement that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has requested more detailed information about the company's proposed post-marketing ...

Dollar hits session lows as Russia investigation intensifies

Investing.com - The dollar hit session lows against a basket of global currencies, on the back of reports that the special counsel overseeing the Russia investigation, has impaneled a grand jury in Washington, to investigate Russia interference in the 2016 elections, The Wall Street Journa ...

Ubiquiti Networks shares set record following fourth quarter results

Investing.com - Ubiquiti Networks Inc's (NASDAQ:UBNT) shares soared to a record high on Thursday as investors cheered the company’s fourth quarter results and updated guidance. The developer of performance networking technology for service providers and enterprises reported fiscal fourth-quarter ...

Bitcoin claws back losses, snapping two-day losing streak

Investing.com – Bitcoin traded higher on Thursday, as investor demand returned, following a two-day slump in the digital currency, after the blockchain supporting the cryptocurrency split into two, creating a new competitor called “bitcoin cash” On the U.S.-based Bitfinex exchange, bitcoin ro ...

Stamps.com shares rally to all-time high on earnings, revenue growth

Investing.com - Stamps.com Inc (NASDAQ:STMP) rocketed to an all-time high on Thursday following more than a 30% advance in the company's share value after it released solid second quarter earnings and boosted its full year guidance. The company earned $2.08 per share in the second quarter ...

Crude oil settles 1.1% lower amid Opec compliance jitters

Investing.com – Crude futures settled lower on Thursday, as investors looked ahead to an Opec meeting next week for fresh insight into the oil cartel’s commitment to improve compliance with the deal to curb production. On the New York Mercantile Exchange crude futures for September delivery ...

Chesapeake Energy’s shares reverse as traders focus on production miss

Investing.com - Chesapeake Energy Corporation's (NYSE:CHK) shares reversed direction as Thursday's session went underway, erasing earlier gains that followed the company's report of better earnings and revenue in the second quarter. The reason for the reversal appears to be traders turning thei ...

Gold near 7-week highs; nonfarm payroll data eyed

Investing.com – Gold prices traded slightly below break even but remained close to seven-week highs on Thursday as investors awaited nonfarm payrolls data for clues about the strength of the economy amid a dip in expectations the Federal Reserve will keep to its plan to raise rates once mor ...

Avon posts surprise loss, announces sudden CEO departure

Shares of Avon Products Inc (NYSE:AVP) are trading around an 18-year low as the last remaining investors appear to be running to the exits following a surprise quarterly loss and the sudden departure of CEO Sheri McCoy. Avon posted a net loss of $45.5 million, or 12 cents a share, on revenue o ...