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Forex - EUR/USD falls on strong U.S. private-sector jobs report A stronger than expected industry report on hiring in the U.S. private sector strengthened the dollar against the euro on Wednesday by cementing expectations that official data will... Read >>

Dollar holds gains after mixed U.S. economic reports The dollar held gains against the other major currencies on Wednesday, following the release of mixed U.S. economic reports, as expectations for the Federal Reserve to soon begin... Read >>

U.S. oil futures pare gains after supply data Crude oil futures pared gains on Wednesday, after a government report showed that U.S. oil supplies fell more than expected last week. On the New York Mercantile Exchange, light... Read >>

Forex - GBP/USD remains lower, U.K. data still weighs The pound remained lower against the U.S. dollar on Wednesday, as downbeat U.K. service sector data released earlier in the day continued to weigh on demand for sterling. GBP USD hit... Read >>

Forex - EUR/USD remains lower after ISM report disappoints The euro remained lower against the U.S. dollar on Wednesday, after the release of disappointing U.S. service sector data as expectations for the Federal Reserve to soon begin... Read >>

Bank of Canada leaves interest rate unchanged at 1% The Bank of Canada left its benchmark interest rate unchanged in December in a widely expected decision and dampened expectations for a rate hike in the coming months, it announced... Read >>

U.S. new home sales surge 25.4% in November to 444,000 U.S. new home sales rose more than expected in November, hitting a four month high, official data showed on Wednesday. In a report, the U.S. Census Bureau said new home sales rose by... Read >>

U.S. ISM non-manufacturing PMI falls to 53.9 in November Service sector activity in the U.S. grew at a slower rate than expected in November, dampening optimism over the economic outlook, industry data showed on Wednesday. In a report, the... Read >>

Natural gas prices rise with cold weather, supply data in focus Natural gas futures held near the previous session's six month high on Wednesday, as updated weather forecasting models continued to point to colder than average temperatures in key... Read >>

U.S. stocks open lower on Fed taper speculation; Dow Jones down 0.29% U.S. stocks opened lower on Wednesday, as upbeat U.S. employment data strengthened expectations that the Federal Reserve will begin tapering its stimulus program in the coming... Read >>