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Gold futures finish higher, near 1-week high

Gold futures moved higher on Monday, building on last week's climb to mark their highest finish in almost a week. The ICE U.S. Dollar Index was down 0.4% in Monday dealings, providing a boost to dollar-denominated gold prices.  August gold rose $3.50, or 0.2%, to settle at $1,793.50 an ounce. That was the highest settlement since June 30, when prices ended above $1,800 for the first time since September 2011. Source: Marketwatch

Gold futures log highest finish since September 2011

Gold futures marked their highest finish in nearly nine years, after climbing to nearly $1,810 an ounce during Tuesday's session. Prices had seen a "routine downside correction following recent gains" in early Tuesday action, that was "once again seen as a value-buying opportunity in the yellow metal, on strong notions more price appreciation lies ahead," said Jim Wyckoff, senior analyst at Kitco.com, in a market update. August gold rose $16.40, or 0.9%, to settle at $1,809.90 an ounce. That...

Gold Holds Gain Amid Virus Resurgence, Weaker Dollar

Gold held near the highest level in more than seven years on demand for haven assets amid the resurgence in coronavirus cases in some parts of the world, while the U.S. dollar slipped. The pace of new infections in Tokyo, Iran and elsewhere is raising concerns about a fresh wave. Australia™s two most-populous states will close their shared border from Tuesday night as authorities battle to contain a spike in cases. Any vaccine developed to ward off the novel...

Oil steady as hopeful economic data face spike in virus cases

Oil futures ended largely steady on Monday as positive economic data supported prices, while a spike in coronavirus cases in the United States that could curb fuel demand pressured prices. Brent crude settled at $43.10 a barrel, up 30 cents. U.S. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude settled at $40.63 a barrel, down 2 cents. Production by the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) has fallen to its lowest in decades. OPEC and other producers including Russia, collectively...

Wall Street jumps on strong services sector, hopes of China recovery

U.S. stocks rose sharply on Monday as a rebound in U.S. services industry activity in June and expectations of a revival in China™s economy boosted optimism, helping investors look past a surge in new coronavirus cases in the United States. A non-manufacturing activity index jumped to a reading of 57.1 last month, the highest since February, from 45.4 in May, according to a report from the Institute for Supply Management (ISM). Unofficially, the Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 459.47...

Democratic Lawmakers Raise Concerns Over TikTok Privacy Regulations
Friday, 29 May 2020 23:46 WIB | GLOBAL |Global

Fourteen Democratic members of the U.S. House of Representatives' Energy and Commerce Committee are requesting that Federal Trade Commission regulators investigate the popular video app TikTok for violations of children's privacy.

The Energy and Commerce Committee conducts oversight on the FTC's privacy unit. The lawsuit filed Thursday follows claims submitted by the Center for Digital Democracy, the Campaign for a Commercial-Free Childhood and others that TikTok failed to remove videos posted by children under the age of 13, which it had previously agreed to do in a 2019 agreement with the FTC.

The FTC fined TikTok $5.7 million in February 2019 over lax enforcement of measures designed to ensure children's privacy.

In addition to removing videos of underage children, the FTC also required the company to comply with all aspects of the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) in the future.

The 2019 case alleged that TikTok neglected to implement blocks against the collection of tweens' personal data and did not permit parents to request that their child's data be deleted ” if the parents were even aware that personal data was being collected in the first place.

After the FTC ruling, TikTok introduced an under-13 section of the app that does not permit the dissemination of personal information. Last month, the Family Pairing feature was announced, which provides parents with a way to implement restrictions on all teenage accounts, not just those under 13.

The Democratic lawmakers say that failure to comply with the FTC's mandate violates COPPA.

"The blatant disregard for the consent decree could encourage other websites to fail to adhere to settlements made with your agency, thereby weakening protections for all Americans," the letter to the FTC said.

The Chinese-owned app has been downloaded 1.9 billion times internationally, including 172 million times in the United States, The New York Times reported. Its popularity has soared since the onset the coronavirus pandemic and worldwide shelter-in-place orders, achieving record first-quarter growth.

The U.S. government has previously expressed doubts regarding the trustworthiness of the app, citing its Chinese origins. Several branches of the U.S. military, for example, have prohibited personnel from creating an account, and at least one senator has proposed legislation to ban use for federal employees.

The lawmakers' letter to the FTC comes after two Republican members of the Energy and Commerce Committee wrote a letter to the CEO of TikTok's parent company, ByteDance.

Representatives Greg Walden and Cathy McMorris Rodgers requested that the company disclose its data-collection practices for Americans and how that data is shared with the Chinese Communist Party or other Chinese state entities.

According to The Hill, TikTok has previously stated it stores American user data in Singapore and denies that it shares information with the Chinese government.

Source: VOA news

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Gold futures finish higher, near 1-week high

Gold futures moved higher on Monday, building on last week's climb to mark their highest finish in almost a week. The ICE U.S. Dollar Index was down 0.4% in Monday dealings, providing a boost to dollar-denominated gold prices.  August gold rose $3.50, or 0.2%, to settle at $1,793.50 an ounce. That was the highest settlement since June 30, when prices ended above $1,800 for the first time since September 2011. Source: Marketwatch

Gold futures log highest finish since September 2011

Gold futures marked their highest finish in nearly nine years, after climbing to nearly $1,810 an ounce during Tuesday's session. Prices had seen a "routine downside correction following recent gains" in early Tuesday action, that was "once again seen as a value-buying opportunity in the yellow metal, on strong notions more price appreciation lies ahead," said Jim Wyckoff, senior analyst at Kitco.com, in a market update. August gold rose $16.40, or 0.9%, to settle at $1,809.90 an ounce. That...

Gold Holds Gain Amid Virus Resurgence, Weaker Dollar

Gold held near the highest level in more than seven years on demand for haven assets amid the resurgence in coronavirus cases in some parts of the world, while the U.S. dollar slipped. The pace of new infections in Tokyo, Iran and elsewhere is raising concerns about a fresh wave. Australia™s two most-populous states will close their shared border from Tuesday night as authorities battle to contain a spike in cases. Any vaccine developed to ward off the novel...

Oil steady as hopeful economic data face spike in virus cases

Oil futures ended largely steady on Monday as positive economic data supported prices, while a spike in coronavirus cases in the United States that could curb fuel demand pressured prices. Brent crude settled at $43.10 a barrel, up 30 cents. U.S. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude settled at $40.63 a barrel, down 2 cents. Production by the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) has fallen to its lowest in decades. OPEC and other producers including Russia, collectively...

Wall Street jumps on strong services sector, hopes of China recovery

U.S. stocks rose sharply on Monday as a rebound in U.S. services industry activity in June and expectations of a revival in China™s economy boosted optimism, helping investors look past a surge in new coronavirus cases in the United States. A non-manufacturing activity index jumped to a reading of 57.1 last month, the highest since February, from 45.4 in May, according to a report from the Institute for Supply Management (ISM). Unofficially, the Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 459.47...

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