News Articles in Forex and Currencies

U.S. stocks rise on earnings, shrug off data, Ebola fears; Dow up 0.76% U.S. stocks rose on Friday applauding a fresh batch of positive third quarter earnings, which gave investors room to shrug off soft home sales data and a new case of... Read >>

CFTC: speculators turn bearish on S&P;more bullish on Gold The Commodity Futures Trading Commission released its weekly Commitments of Traders report for the week ending October 21 on Friday. Speculative positioning in the CME... Read >>

Dollar slips on housing data, Ebola scare The dollar traded lower against most major currencies after soft home sales figures and fresh fears of an Ebola outbreak in the U.S. prompted investors to avoid the... Read >>

Gold gains on soft U.S. home sales data Gold prices edged up on Friday after soft U.S. home sales softened the dollar, though gains were seen as short lived due to ongoing expectations for the Federal Reserve... Read >>

Natural gas dips as weather forecasts stay mild Natural gas prices moved lower on Friday after updated weather forecasting models continued to call for mild autumn temperatures to hold across much of the U.S. and... Read >>

Crude drops as report of Saudi output cut refuted Oil prices dropped on Friday after markets dismissed Thursday's news reports that Saudi Arabia trimmed output in September to support the market. In the New York... Read >>

Forex - GBP/USD gains on soft U.K. housing data, firm U.K. GDP report A double shot of upbeat U.S. growth numbers and a soft U.S. housing report sent the pound firming against the dollar on Friday. In U.S. trading on Thursday, GBP USD was... Read >>

Forex - EUR/USD gains on disappointing U.S. home sales data The euro firmed against a softer dollar on Friday after data revealed that U.S. new home sales rose less than expected last month, which sent investors recalibrating... Read >>

Dollar pushes lower vs. rivals after U.S. home sales report The dollar pushed lower against a basket of other major currencies on Friday, after data showed that U.S. new home sales rose less than expected last month, although... Read >>

Forex - EUR/USD extends gains after U.S. data disappoints The euro extended earlier gains against the U.S. dollar on Friday, as demand for the greenback weakened after data showed that U.S. new home sales rose less than... Read >>