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Forex - Pound at 5-year highs vs. dollar The pound rose to more than five year highs against the broadly weaker dollar on Thursday, shrugging off a decline in U.K. retail sales last month, after the Federal Reserve indicated that rates are likely to remain... Read >>

Gold rises on Fed rate outlook Gold prices were higher on Thursday, after Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen signaled the central bank was in no hurry to raise interest rates. On the Comex division of the New York Mercantile Exchange, gold for August... Read >>

U.K. retail sales fall 0.5% in May Retail sales in the U.K. fell in line with expectations in May, dampening optimism over the country's economic outlook, official data showed on Thursday. In a report, the U.K. Office for National Statistics said retail sales decreased... Read >>

Forex - Broadly weaker dollar falls against Swiss franc The broadly weaker dollar fell to more than one week lows against the Swiss franc on Thursday, a day after the Federal Reserve indicated that rates would remain on hold despite the improving U.S. economic outlook, and... Read >>

Brent oil climbs to 9-month high with Iraq violence in focus Brent oil futures rallied to the highest level since September on Thursday, as market players continued to monitor developments in Iraq, amid concerns over a disruption to global supplies. On the ICE Futures Exchange in London, Brent... Read >>

European stocks gain ground on Fed remarks; Dax up 0.75% European stocks rose on Thursday, as global equity markets found support after the Federal Reserve said interest rates would remain low for some time. During European morning trade, the DJ Euro Stoxx 50 advanced 0.87%, France's CAC... Read >>

SNB leaves interest rate unchanged, maintains EUR/CHF floor at 1.20 The Swiss National Bank kept its benchmark interest rate unchanged and reaffirmed its commitment to the minimum exchange rate of CHF1.20 per euro, it announced on Thursday. In a statement, the SNB said it was keeping its... Read >>

How Much is Enough Time in Options? - Know Your Options

Aside from determining whether you're going to buy a call or a put, deciding how much time to get on your option is probably one of the most critical elements in options trading . And while option trading provides... Read >>

Silver rallies to 5-week high as dollar drops on Fed outlook Silver prices rallied to a five week high on Thursday, as the dollar dropped after the Federal Reserve indicated that interest rates will remain low for a considerable time after the bank's bond buying program ends. On... Read >>

Forex - AUD/USD edges higher after Fed statement The Australian dollar edged higher against its U.S. counterpart on Thursday, as demand for the greenback weakened after the Federal Reserve indicated that interest rates will remain low for a considerable time after the bank's asset purchase... Read >>