According to data captured in Charles Schwab’s most recent Trading Services Sentiment Survey, only 10% of traders say they have a bearish outlook for the next three to six months.
Gold gained in New York on speculation the outlook for less U.S. stimulus will spur physical purchases.
Sharp gains in major stock indexes Wednesday pushed the S&P 500, Dow and Nasdaq Composite indexes to new closing highs.
Regulators are examining evidence that a small group of senior forex traders at big banks had something else on their screens: Details of each other’s client orders. Sharing that information may have helped dealers at firms manipulate prices to maximize their own profits.