Bitcoin eyes record losing streak as ‘stablecoin’ collapse crushes crypto

Bitcoin eyes record losing streak as 'stablecoin' collapse crushes crypto

Representations of the Ripple, Bitcoin, Etherum and Litecoin virtual currencies are seen on a PC motherboard in this illustration picture, February 14, 2018. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register SINGAPORE, May 13 (Reuters) – Cryptocurrencies nursed large losses on Friday, with bitcoin pinned below $30,000 and set for a record … Read more

Siemens to leave Russia due to Ukraine war, take hefty charge

Siemens to leave Russia due to Ukraine war, take hefty charge

Siemens to leave Russia after 170 years Russia makes up around 1% of total revenues Shares fall after earnings miss CEO condemns the war in Ukraine ZURICH, May 12 (Reuters) – Siemens (SIEGn.DE) will quit the Russian market due to the war in Ukraine, it said on Thursday, taking a 600 million euro ($630 million) … Read more

Stocks in a tailspin, dollar soars as hard landing fears grow

Stocks in a tailspin, dollar soars as hard landing fears grow

A broker reacts while trading at his computer terminal at a stock brokerage firm in Mumbai, India, February 1, 2020. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register World stocks drop to 1-1/2 yr low, down almost 20% YTD Europe opens down 2% US equity futures struggle Dollar hits 2yr highs on … Read more

Nasdaq falls more than 3% as US inflation data gives little relief to investors

Nasdaq falls more than 3% as US inflation data gives little relief to investors

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York City, US, May 11, 2022. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register US consumer prices slow in April; inflation still high Coinbase falls on Q1 revenue slump, net loss Indexes: Dow down 1%, S&P 500 down … Read more

Shares turn red in volatile session, yields fall after US inflation data

Shares turn red in volatile session, yields fall after US inflation data

NEW YORK/MILAN, May 11 (Reuters) – Wall Street stocks fell sharply with Treasury yields in Wednesday’s volatile session as oil prices rallied and investors worried about the potential for an economic slowdown. US equity indexes churned higher and lower after US data showed higher-than-expected core inflation, excluding items such as oil prices. Some investors appeared … Read more

US judge says Musk recklessly tweeted that ‘funding secured’ for taking Tesla private

US judge says Musk recklessly tweeted that 'funding secured' for taking Tesla private

SAN FRANCISCO, May 10 (Reuters) – A US judge has determined that Elon Musk’s 2018 tweets that funding had been secured to take electric car maker Tesla private was inaccurate and reckless, saying “there was nothing concrete” about financing from Saudi Arabia’s sovereign wealth fund at that time. San Francisco-based US District Judge Edward Chen’s … Read more

Stocks see slight recovery but negative outlook persists

Stocks see slight recovery but negative outlook persists

LONDON, May 10 (Reuters) – European stock indexes opened higher on Tuesday, with risk appetite showing some recovery after Monday’s sharp falls, but analysts said fears over lower growth were still weighing on markets. Asian equities slipped to their lowest in nearly two years overnight, before trimming losses. read more A tumble in stock markets … Read more

Bitcoin falls to 10-month low as stock markets tumble

Bitcoin falls to 10-month low as stock markets tumble

HONG KONG/LONDON, May 9 (Reuters) – Bitcoin fell to its lowest level since July 2021 on Monday as slumping equity markets continued to hurt cryptocurrencies, which are currently trading in line with so-called riskier assets like tech stocks. Bitcoin dropped to as low as $32,763.16 shortly before 1100 GMT, in its fifth consecutive session of … Read more

Stocks suffer renewed slide on growth fears, dollar extends rally

Shares gain as oil slips on hopes for Ukraine progress

LONDON, May 9 (Reuters) – Stocks fell heavily again on Monday and the dollar rocketed to a new two-decade high as worries about higher interest rates and a tightened lockdown in Shanghai deepened investors’ fears that the global economy is rapidly heading for a slowdown. After a bruising session on Friday in which US stocks … Read more

EXCLUSIVE Biden sidelined global energy partners with record emergency oil release

EXCLUSIVE Biden sidelined global energy partners with record emergency oil release

LONDON, May 9 (Reuters) – The United States announced a record-sized release of emergency crude oil reserves in March without consulting partners in the International Energy Agency, leaving them scrambling to match with releases of their own, according to two sources familiar with the matter. Unilateral action by Washington to address global supply or price … Read more