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U.K. Pound Slides as EU Unveils Draft Brexit Treaty

U.K. Pound Slides as EU Unveils Draft Brexit Treaty

The EU's chief negotiator has laid out the bloc's view of its post-Brexit relationship with the United Kingdom as talks between London and Brussels approach March transition deadline.

Global Stocks Continue to Tank After Jerome Powell's Hawkish Testimony

Global Stocks Continue to Tank After Jerome Powell's Hawkish Testimony

Jerome Powell's Fed chair debut was devoid of drama, but his comments on the strength of the economy, alongside soaring U.S. consumer confidence, has increased bets on faster rate hikes this year.

U.S. Dollar Hits Three-Week High as Powell Unveils New Era of Straight Fed Talk

U.S. Dollar Hits Three-Week High as Powell Unveils New Era of Straight Fed Talk

A frank and straight-forward Fed chairman easily faced-down Congressional lawmakers Tuesday, but Jerome Powell's upbeat assessment of the U.S. economy has also boosted bets on faster rate hikes this year.

Eurozone Inflation in Three-Month Skid as Wage Boosts Fail to Spark Prices

Eurozone Inflation in Three-Month Skid as Wage Boosts Fail to Spark Prices

Eurozone inflation slowed again in February, raising even more doubt that ECB President Mario Draghi will be able to respond to the Fed's signals of faster interest rates this year.

Mario Draghi's Potential ECB Successor Isn't as Hawkish as Markets Expect

Mario Draghi's Potential ECB Successor Isn't as Hawkish as Markets Expect

Jens Weidmann, who heads Germany's powerful Bundesbank, cautioned investors Tuesday that only "gradual" changes in European Central Bank policy are needed over the near-term.

U.S. Equity Futures Power Higher as Bond Yields Steady, Dollar Retreats

U.S. Equity Futures Power Higher as Bond Yields Steady, Dollar Retreats

Global stocks extended Friday's rally as government bond yields eased ahead of a key set of central bank messages this week, including the first Humphrey Hawkins Testimony from Federal Reserve chairman Jerome Powell.

Wall Street Poised for Friday Rebound as VIX Eases, Bond Yields Stall

Wall Street Poised for Friday Rebound as VIX Eases, Bond Yields Stall

Wall Street futures added to gains early session gains Friday, but bond market moves, as well as equity volatility, will likely keep investors on edge after another unpredictable week for U.S. stocks.

Europe Lags Global Equity Rebound, Wall Street Futures Edge Cautiously Higher

Europe Lags Global Equity Rebound, Wall Street Futures Edge Cautiously Higher

Wall Street futures are holding on to early session gains, but bond market moves, as well as equity volatility, will likely keep investors on edge after another unpredictable week for U.S. stocks.

Cryptocurrency Expert Dennis Gartman Goes from Bearish to Neutral on Bitcoin

Cryptocurrency Expert Dennis Gartman Goes from Bearish to Neutral on Bitcoin

Dennis Gartman, editor of the Gartman Letter, told Kitco News that the digital currency's support level around $6,000 a coin has been "impressive," and while he was bearish on bitcoin at higher prices, he has now shifted his stance to neutral at today's prices.

Fed's James Bullard Cautions on Hawkish Minutes Reaction; Dow Futures Pop

Fed's James Bullard Cautions on Hawkish Minutes Reaction; Dow Futures Pop

St. Louis Fed President James Bullard said Thursday that raising rates too quickly could restrict economic growth and that market expectations of four rates hikes this year would be 'priced to perfection'.