Stock futures higher on hopes diplomacy will ease Russia-Ukraine tensions
U.S. equity futures traded higher on Friday, trimming losses from Thursday’s plunge on escalating worries over the possibility Russia may invade Ukraine.
The major futures indexes suggest a gain of 0.5% when the opening bell rings. Continue reading
Bitcoin price clawing back from Thursday plunge
Bitcoin was attempting to pare the previous day’s losses, trading Friday morning above $40,000.
Bitcoin took a hit of more than 7% on Thursday as markets reacted to concerns over a possible Russia invasion of Ukraine spiked. It was the largest percentage decrease since Jan. 21, when it fell more than 11%. Continue reading
Gold spikes to nine-month high on Russia, Ukraine
Nervous investors, spooked by a Russian-Ukraine conflict, barreled into gold on Thursday, driving the price to a level not seen since June of 2021: $1,900.70 and upward momentum may continue, aiding the SPDR Gold ETF. Continue Reading