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U.S. stock index futures higher ahead of data

26/06/2017 - 13:02 Category: Stock Market
Investing.com - U.S. stock index futures were higher Monday ahead of U.S. data as oil gave most of its early gains.The Dow futures was up 0.32% at 8:45 ET. TheDJI closed off 0.01% Friday.The S&P 500 futures added 0.26%. The tech-heavy Nasdaq 100 futures rose 0.45%.Oil was steady after gains of over 1% earlier in the session.

Dollar touches days lows after U.S. durables miss

26/06/2017 - 12:55 Category: Forex
Investing.com - The dollar touched the day’s lows against a currency basket on Monday after data showing that U.S. durable goods orders fell again in May underlined doubts over whether the Federal Reserve will raise interest rates again later this year. The U.S. dollar index, which measures the greenback’s strength against a trade-weighted basket of six major currencies, was down 0.

Oil edges higher to start the week but glut concerns hang over market

26/06/2017 - 12:51 Category: Commodities
Investing.com - Oil prices were higher in North American trade on Monday, albeit off the best levels of the session as concerns over booming shale output growth in the U.S. remained in focus. The U.S. West Texas Intermediate crude August contract was at $43.30 a barrel by 8:50AM ET (1250GMT), up 29 cents, or around 0.

U.S. natural gas futures kick off the week with strong gains

26/06/2017 - 12:40 Category: Commodities
Investing.com - U.S. natural gas futures started the week with strong gains on Monday, extending their recovery from three-month lows as updated weather forecasting models pointed to increased summer demand in the weeks ahead. U.S. natural gas for August delivery was at $2.997 per million British thermal units by 8:40AM ET (1240GMT), up 4.

U.S. durable goods slump more than expected in May

26/06/2017 - 12:31 Category: Economic Indicators
Investing.com - U.S. orders for long lasting manufactured goods fell more than forecast in May, while the core reading bounced back only slightly from a prior decline, dampening optimism over the U.S. economy, according to official data released on Monday. Total durable goods orders, which include transportation items, decreased by 1.

Is producing original content a mistake for Facebook?

26/06/2017 - 12:28 Category: Market News
Investing.com - After Alphabet (NASDAQ:GOOGL) and Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL), it is now time for Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) to make its first step into original programming. According to sources familiar with the matter, Facebook reached out to Hollywood studios about producing TV quality shows.Facebook is reportedly willing to commit as much as 3 million dollars per episode produced, according to the Wall Street Journal.

Top 5 Things to Know in the Market on Monday

26/06/2017 - 09:52 Category: Market News
Investing.com - Here are the top five things you need to know in financial markets on Monday, June 26: 1. Oil starts the week on high note Oil prices were higher to start the week, but gains were limited amid lingering concerns over strong shale output growth in the U.S. U.S. crude was at $43.39 a barrel in early New York trade, up 40 cents, or around 0.

Ethereum sinks almost 20% as bearish momentum takes hold

26/06/2017 - 09:25 Category: Forex
Investing.com - The red-hot cryptocurrency Ethereum was under heavy selling pressure on Monday, as investors appeared to take profit on the recent rally that has seen it touch record highs. Prices dropped by as much as 19.3% on the U.S.-based GDAX exchange operated by Coinbase to a low of $250.00. It was last at $255.

European stocks trade higher after Italian bank bailout

26/06/2017 - 08:52 Category: Stock Market
Investing.com – European equities traded higher on Monday even as Italy announced that it would pay up to €17 billion ($19 billion) in taxpayers’ money to bail out two of its regional banks. Nearing midday trade in Europe, the benchmark Euro Stoxx 50 gained 0.91%, France’s CAC 40 rose 1.

Global stocks mostly higher, Italian banks, Nestle eyed

26/06/2017 - 08:40 Category: Stock Market
Investing,com - Global stocks were mostly higher Monday as oil recovered.{178|Nikkei 225}} was up 0.09% as the yen eased against the dollar.Airbag maker (Takata:7312) files for bankruptcy protection.Europe higher. DAX up 0.51%. Euro touches $1.12 as two Italian regional banks receive €17 bn state bailout.