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Debt-limit standoff persists: Analysts see 20% risk of default, as White House warns of potential pain for states, localities

Congress still hasn't raised the federal borrowing limit to prevent a U.S. default, even as the Treasury Department cautions that "cash and extraordinary measures" are most likely to run out next month.

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Asian markets mixed as COVID weighs on investor sentiment

Asian shares were mixed on Friday after a hodge-podge of economic data led Wall Street to close mostly lower.

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Here’s why the U.S. dollar could end up going almost nowhere through the end of 2022

Marvin Recinos/Agence France-Presse/Getty ImagesThe U.S. dollar may struggle to rise past its current levels through the end of 2022, given the likelihood of an almost two-year gap between when the Federal Reserve may star...

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Asian markets dip lower on lackluster data from China, Japan

Stocks were mostly lower in Asia on Thursday after Japan and China released data that were weaker than expected.

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Biden will give Powell second term as Fed chair, say those who watch Washington for Wall Street

Washington observers said they are fairly certain that President Joe Biden will give Fed Chairman Jerome Powell a second four-year term at the U.S. central bank.

Ticker Name Last Chg Chg %
EURUSD Euro 1.17 -0.0034 -0.29%
USDJPY Japanese Yen 109.93 0.20 0.18%
GBPUSD British Pound 1.37 -0.0051 -0.37%
AUDUSD Australian Dollar 0.73 -0.0012 -0.16%
DXY U.S. Dollar Index (DXY) 93.25 0.31 0.34%
BUXX WSJ Dollar Index 87.79 0.31 0.35%

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Fed interest rate hike outlook due next week carries risk of hawkish surprise

Credit Suisse's Jonathan Cohn says Fed's 2024 dot is "likely to materially exceed current market pricing," while Standard Chartered Bank sees risk of a surprise in 2022 median projection.

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Gold prices end lower after back-to-back session gains

Gold futures post their first loss in three sessions on Wednesday, as prices retreat from the highest settlement in nearly two weeks.

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‘If they are going to regulate it they better do it quickly,’ says SkyBridge Capital’s Scaramucci about crypto

SkyBridge Capital’s Anthony Scaramucci on Wednesday implies that crypto is a fast-moving car and could leave regulators in the dust if they don't move to quickly provide rules of the road for the nascent digital-asset sect...

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Gold settles back above $1,800 as dollar weakens after U.S. inflation report

Gold futures end higher Tuesday, finding support as the U.S. dollar weakened after a report showing the cost of living in the U.S. rose in August at the slowest pace in seven months.

Billionaire Steve Cohen backs new cryptocurrency trading firm Radkl

A new cryptocurrency trading firm called Radkl is launching Tuesday with an undisclosed amount of financial support from billionaire Steven A. Cohen, The Wall Street Journal reported. Executives at Radkl and a spokeswoman ...

Ticker Name Last Chg Chg %
BTCUSD Bitcoin USD 47648.95 -359 -0.75%
ETHEUR Ethereum EUR 2952.05 51.49 1.78%
LTCUSD Litecoin USD 178.55 -1.14 -0.63%
XRPUSD XRP USD 1.08 0.0134 1.25%
BCHUSD Bitcoin Cash USD 647.21 25.42 4.09%
XMRUSD Monero USD 274.03 6.50 2.43%