Bitcoin slumps to $10,000, half its peak price, as regulatory fears grow

Bitcoin skidded a further 12 percent on Wednesday, marking an almost halving in value from its peak price, with investors spooked by fears regulators could clamp down on the volatile cryptocurrency that skyrocketed last year."

Brexit In 2018: All You Need To Know

Much to the chagrin of Bremainers, Brexit negotiations forge ahead as the United Kingdom and European Union"

Futures higher as investors weigh bank earnings

U.S. stock futures pointed to a higher open for Wall Street on Wednesday as investors assessed earnings of Bank of America and U.S. Bancorp."

Wall Street rises as jobs data shows strength in economy

U.S. stocks were pushed higher on Friday by a stronger-than-expected jobs data for November, which indicated improving economic fundamentals at the world's largest economy in the run up to a near certain interest rate hike next week."

Crude Oil Prices Rise as China Demand Supports

Crude oil prices rose for a second consecutive session on Friday, as an increase in demand from China offset mounting concerns over rising U.S. oil production. The U.S. West Texas Intermediate crude January contract was up 97 cents or about 1.71% at $57.66 a barrel by 09:00 a.m. ET (13:00 GMT), just off a three-week low of $55.83 hit overnight."

Forex - Dollar Trims Gains After U.S. Jobs Data

The dollar trimmed gains but remained supported against other major currencies on Friday, after the release of positive U.S. employment data and amid mouting optimism over a major U.S. tax reform plan."

Stocks - U.S. Futures Rise on U.S. Tax Reform Optimism

 Wall Street futures were higher on Friday, boosted by growing optimism over the U.S. tax reform overhaul and as traders awaited highly-anticipated U.S. jobs data due later in the day. The blue-chip Dow futures were up 0.16%, the S&P 500 futures added 0.18%, while the tech-heavy Nasdaq 100 futures gained 0.39%."

Bitcoin blows past $16,000, alarm bells ring louder

LONDON/NEW YORK (Reuters) - Bitcoin rocketed to a lifetime high well above $16,000 on Thursday after climbing some 67 percent over one week, intensifying the debate about whether the cryptocurrency is in a bubble about to burst."

U.S. nonfarm payrolls rise more than expected in November

The U.S monthly employment report showed that the economy created more jobs than forecast in November, the unemployment rate remained unchanged and wage inflation rose less than expected, according to official data released on Friday."

Senate tax drama intensifies; Democrats pull out of Trump meeting

President Donald Trump's push for tax cuts hit new turbulence on Tuesday, with Democrats abruptly pulling out of a planned White House meeting with him after he sent a tweet attacking them, while some Senate Republicans were demanding changes to the tax bill."

Stocks- U.S. Futures Rise Ahead of Fed Confirmation Hearing

The S&P 500 futures inched forward two points or 0.09% as of 6:51 AM ET (11:51 AM GMT) while Dow futures rose 38 points or 0.16%. Meanwhile tech heavy Nasdaq 100 futures increased three and a half points or 0.05%."

Forex- Sterling Falls To Four Day Low Amid Brexit Anxiety - The pound fell to a four day low on Tuesday as comments on the consequences of a disorderly Brexit prompted traders to sell."

OPEC meeting outcome 'more uncertain than usual' - Goldman Sachs

Crude oil prices continue to drift lower, extending yesterday's losses, as the market had expected this week's OPEC meeting to extend production limits by another 6-9 months, but this is now less certain; WTI -0.7% at $57.70/bbl, Brent -0.6% at $63.44/bbl."

Europe cheers Brexit bank verdict, on tenterhooks over Ireland

European shares opened slightly higher on Tuesday as the Bank of England deemed that UK lenders could deal with a "disorderly" Brexit, while the dollar held steady ahead of a confirmation hearing for Federal Reserve chair nominee Jerome Powell."

Top 5 Things to Know in the Market

Markets awaited comments from the next head of the Federal Reserve for fresh clues on the likely trajectory of monetary policy."