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2-year Treasury yield hits 19-month high, as oil rally buttresses inflation concerns

Treasury yields trade mixed Monday, with the 2-year note rate rising to a level last seen in March 2020 and the long bond's rate edging back, as a rally in oil buttressed concerns about inflation in the short-term.

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The Dow is on track for its best October in 6 years and third-quarter earnings are strong so far. What could go wrong?

A traditionally troublesome month is turning out to be anything but for the stock market…so far.

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China’s financial system near ‘peak stress,’ but spillovers yet to come: analysts

China's nearing “peak stress” levels as worries mount over its highly leveraged property sector as the saga around troubled developer China Evergrande Group plays out and investors shouldn't expect a sustained bounce in th...

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Asian markets rise; chip maker TSMC rallies on outlook upgrade

Asian shares were higher Friday after technology companies powered the biggest gain on Wall Street since March.

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Asian markets mostly higher despite lingering energy worries

Asian shares were mostly higher on Monday despite persisting worries about the region’s energy crunch and coronavirus infections.

Ticker Name Last Chg Chg %
EURUSD Euro 1.16 -0.0016 -0.14%
USDJPY Japanese Yen 114.40 0.05 0.04%
GBPUSD British Pound 1.38 -0.0014 -0.10%
AUDUSD Australian Dollar 0.75 0.0007 0.09%
DXY U.S. Dollar Index (DXY) 93.83 0.09 0.10%
BUXX WSJ Dollar Index 88.24 0.06 0.07%

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The next financial crisis is fast approaching

Central banks need to prepare because global stock markets and real estate are overvalued, while leverage is near record levels for households, corporations, banks and governments.

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Gold futures post first loss in 4 sessions as dollar and Treasury yields climb

Gold futures end lower on Tuesday, with a climb in yields for government debt and a stronger dollar combining to knock the precious metal lower for the first time in four sessions.

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U.S. stocks finish sharply higher Friday, but S&P 500 still books biggest weekly drop since February

U.S. stocks ended Friday sharply higher as investors digested a batch of mixed economic data. Major indexes started October with gains but still booked weekly losses.

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‘Stagflation is here,’ following months of rising prices, BofA analysts say

Markets are "finally getting concerned about stagflation," they said, though have yet to act upon it after data points to U.S. inflation remaining at a 30-year high.

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Venezuela introduces new currency with 6 fewer zeros

A new currency with six fewer zeros debuts Friday in Venezuela, whose currency has been made nearly worthless by years of the world's worst inflation.

Ticker Name Last Chg Chg %
BTCUSD Bitcoin USD 63932.08 -188 -0.29%
ETHEUR Ethereum EUR 3314.65 41.42 1.27%
LTCUSD Litecoin USD 186.45 0.37 0.20%
XRPUSD XRP USD 1.10 0.0230 2.13%
BCHUSD Bitcoin Cash USD 608.36 -2.70 -0.44%
XMRUSD Monero USD 255.13 2.02 0.80%