US 10-Year Bond Yield Nears Three-Year High

The Dow Jones closed lower overnight, down 0.37%, but still holds just above 26,000. The US government is currently working to avert a shutdown in government operations as lawmakers need to pass...

AUD Briefly Breaks Above US$0.80

In the current low volatility environment, the 1.25% gain in the Dow Jones overnight was a relatively large one-day move. The index opened higher and then trended up for the rest of the session w...

Cryptocurrency Prices Tumble

Although US markets opened higher after the long weekend, they declined throughout the session to eventually close unchanged to slightly down. The S&P 500 closed down 0.35% after being as much a...

Gold Prices Near Multi-Year Highs

The US market was closed yesterday in observance of Martin Luther King day making for a relatively quiet session. The FTSE 100 traded sideways for the session and closed just slightly down. Late...

S&P 500 Has Best Start to Year Since 2003

US stock markets had a strong finish to the week last week with the Dow Jones closing almost 0.9% higher and the S&P 500 0.67%. This represents the best start to a year since 2003. Slightly stron...

Bond Prices Rise After Strong 30-Year Auction

US stocks opened just slightly higher overnight but rallied throughout the session to close with a substantial gain. The Dow Jones was up 205 points (0.8%) to close at a new record high. Bond yie...

China May Halt Treasury Purchases

US stock markets opened lower and traded down in the first thirty minutes of trading however they recovered most of these losses throughout the rest of the day. The market was initially shaken b...

Bond Yields Surge

US stock markets closed higher overnight with the Dow Jones gaining 0.41%. The Nasdaq 100 closed flat as Intel (INTC) stock fell due to revelations that the patch to fix the security vulnerabili...

WTI Stabilises Near Multi-Year Highs

The Dow Jones had a flat session overnight but is holding very close to record highs, currently sitting at 25,283. It was a relatively quiet session with the major indices having tight trading r...

Australia's Trade Balance Unexpectedly in Deficit

US stock markets had a strong day Friday with the Dow Jones closing 0.8% higher bringing the gain for the first week of the year to 2.2%. The stock market gains came despite some relatively weak...

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