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Treasury yields sink to October low after new coronavirus case in U.S.

Treasury yields slump on Friday after another case of the coronavirus was reported in the U.S., raising worries that the pathogen may have a bigger domestic impact than initially thought. 3:44 p.m. Jan. 24, 2020

Apple shares are bound for $400, says analyst who helped spark Tesla rally this week

Investors are overlooking all the positives about Apple right now, says Wedbush analyst Dan Ives who has lifted his price target to $400. 9:31 a.m. Jan. 24, 2020

Here’s the one important takeaway from Thursday’s ECB meeting

ECB President Christine Lagarde highlights a subtle but potentially important shift in the inflation assessment. 11:44 a.m. Jan. 23, 2020

Today in Commodities

Oil remains sharply lower as U.S. rig count rises

Crude futures remained sharply lower Friday after oil-field-services company Baker Hughes said the number of U.S. oil rigs rose by 3 from last week to 676. West Texas Intermediate crude for March delivery on the New York Mercantile Exchange was off $1.40, or 2.5%, at $54.19 a barrel in recent trade.

1:12 p.m. Jan. 24, 2020

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ECB makes no monetary policy changes, launches review of monetary policy strategy

The European Central Bank, as expected, left interest rates unchanged on Thursday and maintained its commitment to purchasing 20 billion euros ($22.8 billion) a month in bonds. The ECB's deposit rate stands at -0.5%, while its main refinancing operations rate holds at 0%. In a statement, the ECB repeated that its Governing Council expects rates to remain at present or lower levels until there are solid signs stubbornly low inflation is on track to converge with the bank's target of near, but below, 2%. The ECB also reiterated it expects asset purchases to run for as long as needed to underline the accommodative impact of its policy rates, ending them shortly before it starts to raise interest rates. Also as expected, the ECB announced the launch of a review of its monetary policy strategy. ECB President Christine Lagarde is scheduled to hold a news conference at the bank's Frankfurt headquarters at 8:30 a.m. Eastern.

7:52 a.m. Jan. 23, 2020
Why investors can’t afford to sleep through this week’s ECB meeting

Nobody expects any policy changes when European Central Bank big shots meet Thursday, but Christine Lagarde could still drop some worthwhile hints about the path ahead.

2:15 a.m. Jan. 23, 2020
Bull trend persists, S&P 500 digests powerful rally atop 20-day volatility bands

Technically speaking, the U.S. benchmarks are off to a strong 2020 start, rising amid bullish market rotation, writes Michael Ashbaugh.

12:54 p.m. Jan. 21, 2020

Benchmark Rates

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Key Cross Rates

United States DollarUSD United Kingdom PoundGBP European EuroEUR Japanese YenJPY
United States DollarUSD /zigman2/quotes/210561263/realtime/sampled0.7645 /zigman2/quotes/210561242/realtime/sampled0.9068 /zigman2/quotes/210561789/realtime/sampled109.2850
United Kingdom PoundGBP /zigman2/quotes/210561263/realtime/sampled1.3080 /zigman2/quotes/210561278/realtime/sampled1.1861 /zigman2/quotes/210561291/realtime/sampled142.8700
European EuroEUR /zigman2/quotes/210561242/realtime/sampled1.1028 /zigman2/quotes/210561278/realtime/sampled0.8431 /zigman2/quotes/210561215/realtime/sampled120.4800
Japanese YenJPY /zigman2/quotes/210561789/realtime/sampled0.0092 /zigman2/quotes/210561291/realtime/sampled0.0070 /zigman2/quotes/210561215/realtime/sampled0.0083

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USDJPY/zigman2/quotes/210561789/realtime/sampled 109.2800 109.2900 109.2860 109.2740 01/24/20
USDCHF/zigman2/quotes/210561981/realtime/sampled 0.9708 0.9712 0.9719 0.9709 01/24/20
GBPUSD/zigman2/quotes/210561263/realtime/sampled 1.3079 1.3081 1.3081 1.3072 01/24/20
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USDCAD/zigman2/quotes/210561978/realtime/sampled 1.3146 1.3151 1.3149 1.3142 01/24/20
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AUDCHF/zigman2/quotes/210560928/realtime/sampled 0.6626 0.6636 0.6637 0.6627 01/24/20
AUDNZD/zigman2/quotes/210560938/realtime/sampled 1.0320 1.0340 1.0350 1.0325 01/24/20
CADJPY/zigman2/quotes/210560992/realtime/sampled 83.0900 83.1300 83.1500 83.1000 01/24/20
EUR= European Euro CHF= Swiss Franc NZD= New Zealand Dollar
USD= United States Dollar JPY= Japanese Yen GBP= United Kingdom Pound
AUD= Australian Dollar
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