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Financial Services, Industries

UK central bank intervenes in market to halt economic crisis

September 28, 2022

Via: ABC News

The Bank of England took emergency action Wednesday to stabilize U.K. financial markets and head off a crisis in the broader economy after the government spooked investors with a program of unfunded tax cuts, sending the pound tumbling and the […]


Energy, Industries

Oil prices rise on surprise drop in U.S. crude, fuel stocks

September 28, 2022

Via: Investing.com

Oil prices rose on Wednesday following unexpected drawdowns in U.S. crude and fuel stocks, outweighing downward pressure from the continued strength in the U.S. dollar. Brent crude futures were up $2.33, or 2.7%, at $88.60 per barrel by 11:05 a.m. […]


Financial Services, Industries

Banks take stock of payment fraud threats

September 28, 2022

Via: Payments Dive

Card fraud is an ongoing concern for financial institutions, despite the popularity of newer payment methods, the PYMNTS-Featurespace study, released on Sept. 13, highlighted. But emerging payment methods, including P2P vehicles such as Zelle, Venmo, Cash App and others, are […]


Finance Tech, Trading

World shares mostly gain after Dow tumbles into bear market

September 27, 2022

Via: ABC News

World shares were mostly higher on Tuesday as buying kicked in after heavy selling on Wall Street put the Dow Jones Industrial Average into what’s known as a bear market. U.S. futures and oil prices gained. In early European trading, […]


Energy, Industries

Germany secures natural gas deal with the UAE as Berlin rushes to replace Russian supply before winter

September 26, 2022

Via: Markets Insider

Germany signed a natural gas deal with the United Arab Emirates on Sunday, as the European country scrambles to find alternatives to cut-off Russian energy imports before winter kicks in. Under the deal, German utility giant RWE will get liquefied […]


News

Hong Kong Inflation Remains Stable As Expected

September 22, 2022

Via: Markets Insider

Hong Kong’s consumer price inflation held steady in August, after accelerating in the previous two months, data released by the Census and Statistics Department showed on Thursday. Consumer prices rose at a stable rate of 1.9 percent year-over-year in August. […]


Education, Industries

Stanford Law School tries out income-share financing

September 22, 2022

Via: Education Dive

Income-share agreements have emerged as controversial financing tools in an era of high college costs. The model’s backers say enabling students to pay for their education with a percentage of their post-graduation earnings ensures they won’t face ruinous amounts of […]


Finance Tech, Trading

Global shares decline ahead of Fed decision on rates

September 21, 2022

Via: ABC News

Global shares mostly declined Wednesday as investors looked ahead to a widely expected interest rate hike by the U.S. Federal Reserve to try to tamp down the highest inflation in decades. France’s CAC 40 fell nearly 0.1% in early trading […]


Finance Tech, Liquidity

Silver Price Forecast: Clinging to Downtrend Ahead of FOMC – Levels for XAG/USD

September 20, 2022

Via: DailyFX

WAITING ON POWELL Like most other assets this week, silver prices have seen subdued price action in the run-up to the September Fed meeting. Questions remain over whether or not Fed Chair Jerome Powell and the FOMC will deliver a […]


Energy, Industries

Energy Price Guarantee: Liz Truss’s gigantic state handout

September 20, 2022

Via: MoneyWeek

Last Thursday the new prime minister Liz Truss, who had previously dismissed “handouts” as a way of tackling the cost of living crisis, announced a taxpayer-funded “Energy Price Guarantee” that amounts to a two-year direct grant to all households, regardless […]


Finance Tech, Trading

World shares mostly higher after wobbly gains on Wall St

September 15, 2022

Via: ABC News

World shares were mostly higher on Thursday after a wobbly day of trading yielded modest gains on Wall Street. Germany’s DAX added 0.4% to 13,075.05 while the CAC 40 in Paris edged 0.1% higher to 6.230.03. Britain’s FTSE 100 climbed […]


Finance Tech, Liquidity

Gold Price Forecast: XAU/USD Back Below $1700 on Fed Rate Hike Expectations

September 15, 2022

Via: DailyFX

XAU/USD FUNDAMENTAL BACKDROP Gold looks to test July swing lows today after yesterday’s U.S. inflation ‘hangover effect’ seems to have dissipated. The U.S. dollar is bid once more weighing negatively on bullion due to renewed market anticipation of a large […]


Energy, Industries

Energy crisis: EU chief wants to tap excess producer profits

September 14, 2022

Via: ABC News

A top European Union official unveiled a plan Wednesday to cap the revenue of electricity producers that are making extraordinary profits because of the effects of Russia’s war in Ukraine and climate change, saying the proposal could raise $140 billion […]


News

US inflation falls for 2nd straight month on lower gas costs

September 13, 2022

Via: ABC News

Sharply lower prices for gas and cheaper used cars slowed U.S. inflation in August for a second straight month, though many other items rose in price, indicating that inflation remains a heavy burden for American households. Consumer prices surged 8.3% […]


Finance Tech, Liquidity

Euro Holds the High Ground Ahead of US CPI. Will EUR/USD Break Topside Resistance?

September 13, 2022

Via: DailyFX

The Euro has mostly held onto recent gains as the European Central Bank’s Isabel Schnabel reiterated hawkish weekend comments by fellow ECB board member and Bundesbank President Joachim Nagel over the weekend. The single currency was further aided by the […]


Finance Tech, Trading

Stocks making the biggest moves premarket: GameStop, American Eagle Outfitters, Asana and more

September 8, 2022

Via: CNBC

GameStop — GameStop surged 9.2% before the bell despite sharing a widening quarterly loss and declining sales. The video game retailer also announced a partnership with crypto exchange FTX. GameStop’s results could not be compared since few analysts cover the […]


Energy, Industries

As Russia vows to retaliate against oil price caps, a slate of geopolitical risks could send crude prices soaring — or bring it crashing down

September 7, 2022

Via: Markets Insider

First, as you may have heard, Russia cut the tap indefinitely for Nord Stream 1 pipeline gas flows. Russian President Vladimir Putin today blamed Germany and Western sanctions for the halt in operations, but said that gas flows could restart […]


Energy, Industries

EXPLAINER: Europe struggles with crisis as Russia cuts gas

September 7, 2022

Via: ABC News

Europe is struggling to contain an energy crisis that could lead to rolling blackouts, shuttered factories and a deep recession. The primary cause: Russia has choked off the supplies of cheap natural gas that the continent depended on for years […]


Finance Tech, Trading

Asia shares rise as Wall Street on track to end loss streak

September 7, 2022

Via: ABC News

Asian benchmarks mostly rose Thursday, as investor optimism got a perk from a rally on Wall Street that’s on track to break a three-week losing streak. Japan’s benchmark Nikkei 225 surged nearly 2.0% in morning trading to 27,964.16. Australia’s S&P/ASX […]


Finance Tech, Liquidity

Gold Price Outlook – Support Looks Brittle as Rates Remain Elevated

September 6, 2022

Via: DailyFX

The recent sell-off in the precious metal is taking a breather after testing, and rejecting sub-$1,700/oz. levels at the end of last week. US Treasury yields remain at elevated and multi-year high levels, while the US dollar continues to hit […]