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Finance Tech, Liquidity

Gold Price Update: Israeli Attack Lifts Safe Haven Appeal, Weighs on Risk Assets

April 19, 2024

Via: DailyFX

Gold prices spiked higher in the early hours of Friday morning after reports emerged of the Israeli strike on Iran. The back and forth between the two nations risks sparking a broader conflict between the two and prompted a short-lived […]


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UK economy returns to growth

March 13, 2024

Via: Sky News

The measure of everything produced in the UK – a metric called gross domestic product (GDP) – rose 0.2%, the Office for National Statistics (ONS) said. It’s the first official economic growth announcement since a recession was declared last month […]


Finance Tech, Liquidity

Euro (EUR) Price Latest – EU Core Inflation Remains Sticky, EUR/USD Testing 1.0800 Again

March 1, 2024

Via: DailyFX

Euro Area core inflation fell for the 7th straight month, data from Eurostat showed earlier, but missed expectations of a larger fall. EU core inflation is now at the lowest level in two years. Today’s release did little to shift […]


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NYCB shares tumble 26% after ‘material weakness’ disclosure rattles investors

March 1, 2024

Via: Investing.com

New York Community Bancorp (NASDAQ:CTBI) shares plunged nearly 26% on Friday after it replaced its CEO, reported a fourth-quarter loss that was more than 10 times what it previously stated and said it found “material weaknesses” in internal controls related […]


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Shares of NYCB fall more than 20% after bank discloses ‘internal controls’ issue, CEO change

February 29, 2024

Via: CNBC

Shares of New York Community Bancorp fell more than 26% on Friday after the regional lender announced a leadership change and disclosed issues with its internal controls. The regional bank announced after market close on Thursday that Alessandro DiNello, its […]


Finance Tech, Liquidity

Gold Prices Rise As PCE Data Show Inflation Decelerating As Hoped

February 29, 2024

Via: DailyFX

Gold Prices rose on Thursday following the release of a mixed bag of important economic numbers out of the United States. Perhaps the most important of these was the inflation snapshot in the Personal Consumption Expenditures series. This is known […]


Finance Tech, Trading

Online trading platform Webull is set to go public via a $7.3 billion SPAC deal

February 28, 2024

Via: CNBC

Webull is planning to go public through merging with a special purpose acquisition company in a deal that values the digital investing platform at $7.3 billion. The New York-based online brokerage will combine with SK Growth Opportunities Corporation in the […]


Finance Tech, Trading

Three fund ideas for your stocks and shares ISA

February 26, 2024

Via: MoneyWeek

As we get into ISA season, you may be looking at ways to make use of your allowance before the cut-off on 5 April 2024. ISAs are a great way to keep your savings shielded from the taxman, especially as […]


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Boeing Efforts to Improve Safety Fall Short, FAA Panel Says

February 26, 2024

Via: The Wall Street Journal

Boeing’s push to improve its safety culture after two 737 MAX crashes is falling short, according to a panel tasked with reviewing the plane maker’s practices following the accidents. The independent panel established by the Federal Aviation Administration found a […]


Finance Tech, Trading

Ethereum Spot ETF – The Next Cab Off the Rank?

February 26, 2024

Via: DailyFX

A spot Ethereum ETF is the latest talk of the market, and the anticipation is building on whether – if approved – it could replicate the success of its Bitcoin counterparts. An Ethereum ETF would allow investors to invest in […]


Finance Tech, Liquidity

Euro (EUR) Price Latest – EUR/USD Testing 200-SDMA Resistance, EUR/GBP Slipping Into Support

February 23, 2024

Via: DailyFX

German GDP fell by 0.3% in Q4 2023 compared to the third-quarter, and by 0.4% on the same quarter a year ago, data released by the Federal Statistics Office (Destatis) today confirmed. “The German economy ended 2023 in negative territory. […]


Financial Services, Industries

PayPal finance exec jumps to Flywire CFO seat

February 23, 2024

Via: Payments Dive

Pitigoi’s exit from San Jose, California-based payments giant PayPal comes on the heels of another senior finance exec’s departure. Earlier this month Gabrielle Rabinovitch left the company to take the top financial seat for merchant payments provider Worldpay after serving […]


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HSBC posts record annual profit but misses estimates on China write-down, shares tumble 7%

February 22, 2024

Via: CNBC

HSBC’s full-year 2023 pretax profit missed analysts’ estimates on Wednesday, hit by impairment costs linked to the lender’s stake in a Chinese bank, sinking its London-listed shares as much as 7%. Europe’s largest bank by assets saw its pre-tax profit […]


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Chord Energy, Enerplus to Combine in $11 Billion Deal

February 21, 2024

Via: The Wall Street Journal

Oil and gas producers Chord Energy CHRD -3.04% and Enerplus plan to combine in an $11 billion deal. The companies said Wednesday that the deal would be 90% in stock and 10% in cash. Chord shareholders would control about two-thirds […]


Finance Tech, Mobile Banking & Payments

Mastercard to be dinged by Discover deal

February 21, 2024

Via: Payments Dive

Mastercard is likely to suffer the biggest competitive blow in the card network industry if Capital One absorbs Discover Financial Services, shifting debit and credit payment flows to its newly acquired network. The deal is still subject to regulatory approvals […]


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Asian shares ease as early rate cut bets fizzle, focus on Fed minutes

February 20, 2024

Via: Investing.com

Asian stocks eased on Wednesday as diminishing expectations of early interest rate cuts from the Federal Reserve sapped risk appetite, with investors looking to the minutes of the U.S. central bank’s last meeting for clues on the policy outlook. MSCI’s […]


Industries, Manufacturing

Asian chipmaking stocks on edge before Nvidia Q4 earnings test

February 20, 2024

Via: Investing.com

Most major Asian chipmaking stocks moved in a flat-to-low range on Wednesday, tracking overnight declines in NVIDIA Corporation (NASDAQ:NVDA) as markets awaited more cues on an AI-driven boom from the chipmaker’s fourth-quarter earnings. Nvidia wiped out about $100 billion in […]


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US investor in talks with Superdry co-founder about a bid for the chain, Sky News reports

February 19, 2024

Via: Investing.com

U.S. asset manager Davidson Kempner, owner of Britain’s Oak Furnitureland, is in discussions with British fashion retailer Superdry co-founder Julian Dunkerton about backing an offer for the clothing company, Sky News reported on Monday, without citing a source. The talks […]


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Euro Slips In Holiday Thinned Market, Looks Nervously to German PMI

February 19, 2024

Via: DailyFX

The Euro lost a little ground against the United States Dollar on Monday but, as the latter’s home market is going to be largely shut down for the Presidents’ Day break, the real trading action will probably come later in […]


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Chinese EV Maker BYD Exploring Mexico Factory as Entry to U.S. Market

February 15, 2024

Via: The Wall Street Journal

Chinese automaker BYD has set its sights on Mexico as its quest for global expansion turns toward North America. The Shenzhen-based car company, whose rapid growth has made it one of the world’s largest electric-vehicle sellers, is scouting locations in […]