Monday, 26 June 2017 17:27 WIB
U.S. stocks were set to kick off the week on a sound footing Monday, with futures rising alongside a rally in oil prices and investors looking ahead to data that should provide a health check on consumer confidence.
Futures for the Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 62 points, or 0.3%, to 21,401, while those for the S&P 500 index added 6.10 points, or 0.2%, to 2,440.75. Futures for the...
Thursday, 22 June 2017 19:48 WIB
Fewer than 250,000 Americans applied for unemployment benefits in mid-June, underscoring the strength of a U.S. jobs market whose biggest problem is a growing shortage of qualified workers.
Initial jobless claims rose by 3,000 to 241,000 in the seven days stretching from June 11 to June 17, Labor Department said Thursday. Economists surveyed by MarketWatch had forecast a 240,000...
Monday, 26 June 2017 17:39 WIB
Gold for immediate delivery drops as much as 1.6% to $1,236.43/oz in London, lowest since May 16. Gold slid suddenly at 9am; trades at $1,241.86 by 10:56am.
18,149 lots traded at ~9am on Comex in New York, compared with 2,334 lots at ~10am. Prices dropped through 100-day moving avg, halted slide near 200-day measure.
Traders often use moving avgs to help identify support levels, future moves....