Brazilian doctors fume as President Bolsonaro gets rap for eating hot dogs while COVID-19 cases are on track to pass U.S.

2020-06-20

Brazilian doctors are fuming, joining growing ranks of furious compatriots, about President Jair Bolsonaro’s widely criticized mishandling of the country’s coronavirus crisis just as businesses begin to reopen despite rising deaths. “Yes, it’s Bolsonaro’s fault,” said Thais Couto, a 32-year-old lung surgeon in Sao Paulo, who like many doctors aroundRead More →

Oil futures on track to book a second weekly decline

2020-01-17

Oil futures struggled for direction on Friday, seesawing between modest gains and losses, with prices on track to register a loss for a second week in a row. Traders continued to weigh the prospects for energy demand in the wake of the China-U.S. trade deal on Wednesday and Senate approvalRead More →

Oil on track for weekly gains

2019-10-25

Oil futures drifted into negative territory Friday, but remained on track for weekly gains as concerns over supply appeared to take over the spotlight from longer-term worries over global economic growth and the outlook for crude demand. West Texas Intermediate crude for December delivery CLZ19, +0.07%  on the New YorkRead More →

U.S. dollar on track for losing week

2019-03-15

The U.S. dollar weakened slightly across the board in Friday trading, reversing a move higher the previous day that had snapped a four-day losing streak and leaving a closely followed index on track for a weekly loss. A popular gauge for the greenback headed lower after many mixed U.S. economicRead More →

Bitcoin trades higher, on track for 4-day win streak

2019-03-08

Bitcoin traded higher on Friday, looking to register its fourth-consecutive winning session, which would be just the second such streak of 2019. In Friday trade, a single bitcoin BTCUSD, +0.70% changed hands at $3,890.20, up 0.5% since Thursday’s level at 5 p.m. Eastern time of the Kraken exchange. The cryptocurrencyRead More →

Bitcoin on track for its best week in two months

2019-02-22

Bitcoin prices rose Friday afternoon, clawing back losses from the previous session and putting the cryptocurrency on track for its best week in two months. Most recently, a single bitcoin BTCUSD, +0.12%  was fetching $3,944.10, up 1.2% since Thursday’s level at 5 p.m. Eastern time on the Kraken exchange. TheRead More →