Forex News and Rumors

Stock Futures Higher Despite Weak US Employment Results

Stock market futures gained slightly this morning as February’s unemployment figures for February were less than expected. More

US Unemployment Reaches 8.1 Percent

The US Labor Department reported today that another 651,000 jobs were cut for the month of February pushing the national unemployment rate to 8.1 percent. This is the highest unemployment rate since 1983. More

Dollar Down on Unemployment Concerns

The US dollar declined to a one-week low against the euro on news that US unemployment continues to climb. More

Oil Passes $44 a Barrel

Oil rose to $44.25 a barrel by mid-day trading in Europe as lower crude inventories spark concern over gasoline supplies. More

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