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Friday March 05, 2021

Why this trader is selling into the dollar index futures

CNBC's Scott Wapner discusses dollar index futures with Bill Baruch of Blue Line Futures.

Thursday February 25, 2021

Stronger pound sterling won't be a 'one day move': Analyst

Despite the strength of the British pound against the USD, Deutsche Bank's Sameer Goel doesn't expect a big break out in the currency by summer time.

Thursday February 25, 2021

Barclays: Dollar's slide could pause on vaccination progress and rising yields

James Hassett from Barclays gives his analysis on U.S. dollar direction for this year.

Tuesday February 23, 2021

U.S. dollar bounces off six-week low — Here's what to watch

CNBC's Scott Wapner discusses U.S. dollar futures with Brian Stutland of Equity Armor Investments and Scott Nations of Nations Indexes.

Markets & Economics

Friday March 05, 2021

Job growth in February may signal start of a hiring boom as the economy reopens

February's much stronger-than-expected job growth could the be start of a period...

Friday March 05, 2021

Job growth surges in February on hiring jump in restaurants and bars

Nonfarm payrolls increased by 379,000 in February, much better than the projecte...

Friday March 05, 2021

Here's where the jobs are — in one chart

The battered leisure and hospitality sector, which includes hotels and restauran...

Friday March 05, 2021

Despite rising inflation, experts say the Fed won’t budge on rates

The U.S. Federal Reserve won't step in to temper rising inflation any time soon,...

Canadian Business

Sunday - Mar 07, 2021

What's an NFT? And why are people suddenly spendin...

Sheldon Corey NFT

Digital assets known as non-fungible tokens or NFTs are the latest red hot investment, drawing millions of dollars in a matter of months. While there are fears that NFTs are yet another bubble, backers say the technology has value even if the bubble bursts.

Saturday - Mar 06, 2021

How natural gas is emerging as both villain and sa...

Natural gas

For decades, natural gas was regarded as a clean-burning fuel, especially compared with oil and coal. It's a reputation the industry is trying to keep intact, but in some recent cases, it's losing the battle.

Saturday - Mar 06, 2021

Why the rise of bitcoin could be the first shot in...

Bitcoin graphic

Bitcoin’s flirtation with mainstream acceptance and gravity-defying climb in price have made headlines around the world. Underneath the mania is a potential sea change in the world of finance that observers say was made possible by a global pandemic. And what’s at stake is nothing less than a war for the future of money.

Friday - Mar 05, 2021

Canada swung to first trade surplus since 2019 in ...

Oil by rail

January saw Canada post its first trade surplus since May 2019 as exports surged higher to start the year.

Thursday - Mar 04, 2021

Crude prices surge as OPEC+ extends most oil outpu...

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OPEC and its allies agreed to extend most oil output cuts into April, after deciding that the demand recovery from the coronavirus pandemic was still fragile despite a recent oil price rally.

Friday - Mar 05, 2021

Black-owned businesses face funding gap and lack o...

Wes Hall

Banks and public policymakers need to do more to help Black-owned businesses overcome systemic obstacles to better grow the economy for all, new report finds.