Dollar heads for third weekly gain as payrolls data looms

© Reuters. U.S. one dollar banknotes are seen in this illustration By Stanley White TOKYO (Reuters) – The dollar steadied on Friday ahead of data from the United States that is expected to show an increase in job creation and a lower unemployment rate for March, as the the world’s largest economy maintains a steady […]

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Bond Sell-Off, Payrolls, China GDP Target, Oil Surges – What’s up in Markets

© Reuters. By Geoffrey Smith  Investing.com — The sell-off in U.S. bonds reverberates through global markets, but Wall Street looks set for a modest bounce at the open. Non-farm payrolls are expected to have picked up smartly from January’s level; OPEC’s decision not to raise output send oil rallying and analysts scrambling to raise their forecasts. […]

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Vaccine Boost, Texas Reopening, ADP Payrolls – What’s up in Markets

© Reuters By Geoffrey Smith  Investing.com — The U.S. will have enough vaccines for all adults by May, while Texas is ending restrictions on business and lifting its mask mandate. ADP releases its private payrolls reports for February, stocks are set to bounce from their losses on Tuesday, and the European Central Bank has changed […]

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Bezos Bows Out, ADP Payrolls, Draghi’s Return, OPEC – What’s up in Markets

By Geoffrey Smith  Investing.com — Jeff Bezos bows out of Amazon on a high note, as Alphabet also blows past forecasts in the fourth quarter. ADP payrolls are due, Mario Draghi is set to be invited to be Italy’s next Prime Minister, and OPEC meets to congratulate itself on rebalancing the world oil market. Here’s what […]

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Payrolls Due, Stocks Retrace; Biden leads in Georgia – What’s up in Markets

By Geoffrey Smith  Investing.com — Joe Biden edges into the lead in Georgia, as vote-counting reaches its final stages there and in other crucial close races. Gold is up again while the dollar skids, but stocks are taking a breather. Nonfarm payrolls are expected to grow much more slowly in October, while U.S. Covid-19 cases […]

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