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Dollar steady, pound higher after fall in U.K. jobless rate The dollar was steady against the euro and the yen on Wednesday, while the pound moved higher after data showed that the U.K. unemployment rate fell to 7.1% in... Read >>

Forex - Pound extends gains against dollar The pound extended gains against the dollar on Wednesday, rising to fresh three week highs after data showed that the rate of unemployment in the U.K. fell to 7.1% in... Read >>

Coach shares plunge 7% in pre-market after disappointing earnings U.S. luxury goods retailer Coach reported worse than expected fiscal second quarter earnings ahead of Wednesday's opening bell, sending its shares down sharply in pre... Read >>

Forex - Euro edges higher against dollar The euro edged higher against the dollar on Wednesday, as market sentiment brightened, but gains were capped by expectations that the Federal Reserve will continue to... Read >>

U.S. softs mixed; sugar hovers near 3-1/2 year low U.S. soft futures were mixed on Wednesday, with sugar prices fluctuating near the lowest level since June 2010 as investors continued to focus on massive global... Read >>

United Technologies Q4 EPS USD1.58, vs. USD1.53 estimate U.S. multinational conglomerate United Technologies reported better than expected fourth quarter earnings ahead of Wednesday's opening bell, despite missing slightly on... Read >>

European stocks turn lower in cautious trade; Dax down 0.18% European stocks turned broadly lower on Wednesday, as investors remained cautious although sentiment remained supported after the International Monetary Fund on Tuesday... Read >>

U.S. futures slip lower, earnings ahead; Dow Jones down 0.22% U.S. stock futures pointed to a lower open on Wednesday, as markets awaited a fresh batch of fourth quarter earnings reports later in the day. Ahead of the open, the... Read >>

U.K. unemployment rate falls to 7.1% The rate of unemployment in the U.K. fell to 7.1% in November, nearing the point at which the Bank of England has said it will consider raising interest rates, but the... Read >>

Grains higher; soybeans regain ground after Tuesday’s 2.7% drop U.S. grain futures were higher on Wednesday, with soybean prices regaining ground as investors returned to the market to seek cheap valuations after prices fell nearly... Read >>