LONDON The dollar hit a 16-month low against the yen on Thursday and headed for its worst week since the Lehman crisis as investors scrambled for relative safety, buying up gold and top-rated bonds and dumping stocks.
After the bell on Wednesday, Tesla Motors (NASDAQ:TSLA) issued its Q4 report. While the quarter's results were awful, the shares jumped thanks to the company's 2016 guidance.
A majority are in favor of equal pay for men and women, and they believe that it's the government's job to fix the pay gap.
It's scary out there. The rout in the stock market that began around Jan. 1 took a turn for the worse early this month. By Feb. 10 the Standard & Poor's 500-stock index was down 9 percent for the year.
... * U.S. 10-year yields hit lowest in nearly three years. * European shares and dollar dip (Updates throughout, changes dateline from SINGAPORE).