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Investors flee health, bank and tech funds in search of safety: Lipper

Posted by on Feb 12, 2016

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Investors pulled money from U.S.-based stock funds again during the most recent week, piling into Treasuries, gold and other safe-haven assets as global market...

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Forex News

Yen Broadly Higher as Market Jitters Grow

Posted by on Feb 11, 2016

Demand for the Japanese Yen was significantly higher during the Asian trading session which helped push the currency up 2% versus the greenback.

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Fundamental Analysis

US Initial Jobless Claims Fell Significantly in the Week Ending February 6

Posted by on Feb 11, 2016

US initial claims unexpectedly fell by 16,000 to 269,000 in the week ending February 6, 2015, thereby more than reversing an unrevised 8,000 increase to 285,000 in the prior week....

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Technical Analysis

Gold Soars as Risk Appetite Plunges

Posted by on Feb 11, 2016

Gold's sharp rally off December's low of $1046 has seen its price rise more than 17 per cent in the space of a few weeks. At the time of writing today, the precious metal was...

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Investors flee health, bank and tech funds in search of safety: Lipper

Investors flee health, bank and tech funds in search of safety: Lipper

Feb 12, 2016

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Investors pulled money from U.S.-based stock funds again during the most recent week, piling into Treasuries, gold and other safe-haven assets as global market...

What’s behind the global stock market selloff?

What’s behind the global stock market selloff?

Feb 12, 2016

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Global stock markets are on their shakiest footing in...

Desperately seeking alternatives to negative rates: James Saft

Desperately seeking alternatives to negative rates: James Saft

Feb 11, 2016

(Reuters) - Right about now would be the time to be considering alternatives to negative interest...

Reduced expectations of Fed hike shift bond strategy: BlackRock

Reduced expectations of Fed hike shift bond strategy: BlackRock

Feb 11, 2016

NEW YORK (Reuters) - BlackRock Inc's chief strategist for fixed income said on Thursday his unit is shifting its approach to bond markets on new expectations that the U.S. Federal Reserve may need...

Blackstone aims new fund at troubled offshore drilling market

Blackstone aims new fund at troubled offshore drilling market

Feb 11, 2016

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Blackstone Group has launched a fund to finance the troubled offshore drilling and services sector, the U.S. private equity firm said on Thursday, anticipating a buyer's...