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  • Watch Out Euro Bulls, Draghi Is Watching You Monday, 6 May 2013 | 11:04 PM ET
    ECB President Mario Draghi

    European Central Bank Chief Mario Draghi's latest comments that further monetary easing in the euro area is possible is making euro bulls think twice, say currency analysts.

  • No Correction in Dow, for Now: Charts Monday, 6 May 2013 | 10:11 PM ET

    This chartist says the recent rally in the Dow Jones Industrial Average is not likely to lose steam at least in the near-term. Read More.

  • Dollar Is Back on the Hunt for 100 Yen Monday, 6 May 2013 | 4:46 PM ET

    The U.S. dollar rose for a third straight session against the yen on Monday and looked set to make another run at the 100 yen level on renewed optimism about the U.S. economy.

  • Crude Orbits $105; Crosswinds of Mideast, Economy Monday, 6 May 2013 | 3:51 PM ET

    Oil edged lower as enthusiasm over last week's strong U.S. jobs report faded.

  • Gold Prices End Higher After Second Weekly Gain Monday, 6 May 2013 | 3:30 PM ET

    Gold futures settled higher, with some buyers tempted back to the market after a second week of gains suggested last month's price slide to a more than two-year low has run its course for now.

  • Treasury Yields at 3-Week Highs Ahead of New Supply Monday, 6 May 2013 | 3:17 PM ET
    U.S. Treasury

    Prices for U.S. Treasurys edged lower on Monday ahead of new supply later in the week, with investors extending a sell-off after better-than-expected jobs data on Friday.

  • After the Flash Crash, Stocks Still Moving Monday, 6 May 2013 | 3:04 PM ET
    Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange before the closing bell May 6, 2010. The Dow plunged almost 1,000 points before closing down 347 on Greek debt fears.

    After the Flash Crash, stocks continue to make big moves that fall short of triggering halts but erode confidence.

  • Asia Stocks Gain on Commodities, US Jobs Monday, 6 May 2013 | 4:10 AM ET

    Confidence returned to Asia's equity markets on Monday, helped by a brighter jobs picture in the U.S and rising commodity prices as demand expectations pick up.

  • Gold ended flat, erasing earlier gains after faster-than-expected U.S. job growth reduced any need for the Federal Reserve to boost monetary stimulus.

  • Dollar Surges vs. Yen After US Jobs Report Friday, 3 May 2013 | 5:05 PM ET

    The dollar surged more than 1 percent against the yen on Friday after strong U.S. April jobs data fueled optimism the U.S. economy may be more resilient than some had feared.

  • S&P Breaks 1600, Dow Touches 15000 on Jobs Report Friday, 3 May 2013 | 4:50 PM ET

    Stocks closed out the week with a bang, with the S&P 500 finishing above 1,600 and the Dow briefly topping 15,000 for the first time, as Wall Street cheered a better-than-expected April nonfarm payrolls report.

  • Brent, US Crude Settle Higher After US Jobs Figures Friday, 3 May 2013 | 3:32 PM ET

    Brent crude rose more than $1 to surpass $104 a barrel on Friday, after better-than-expected job growth in the United States.

  • US Treasury Yields Surge on Upbeat Jobs Report Friday, 3 May 2013 | 2:58 PM ET
    U.S. Treasury

    U.S. Treasurys yields surged on Friday after employers added more jobs than expected in April, adding to hopes the economy is not slowing as badly as feared.

  • April Jobs Report Hoists EU Shares to 5-Year High Friday, 3 May 2013 | 11:46 AM ET

    European shares closed higher on Friday after non-farm payrolls data from the U.S. came in better-than-expected.

  • Fund Investors Are Fleeing US for Emerging Markets Friday, 3 May 2013 | 7:07 AM ET
    Shanghai, China

    A slow-growing developed world and worries about future U.S. bond rate action have positioned emerging markets as a go-to asset class for fund investors.

  • Asian Stocks Close Lower Ahead of US Jobs Friday, 3 May 2013 | 3:10 AM ET

    Sentiment in Asia turned cautious on Friday ahead of a key jobs report in the U.S. but Shanghai stocks rallied as investors cheered new measures by the Chinese central bank to open up its capital markets.

  • Yuan Surge Shows China Confident About Economy Friday, 3 May 2013 | 3:09 AM ET

    A record high yuan in the face of recent road bumps in China's economy is testament that Beijing remains confident in the health of the world's second largest economy.

  • Draghi Says ECB Open to Negative Rates; Euro Drops Thursday, 2 May 2013 | 5:19 PM ET

    The euro fell sharply against the dollar in choppy trading on Thursday after European Central Bank President Mario Draghi said the bank is ready for negative deposit rates.

  • Gold Settles Higher After ECB Rate Cut Thursday, 2 May 2013 | 3:52 PM ET

    Gold rose as the European Central Bank cut its interest rate for the first time in 10 months, affirming the metal's inflation-hedge appeal a day after the Federal Reserve said it would keep up its bond purchases to spur growth.

  • US Treasurys Prices Flat Ahead of Jobs Data Thursday, 2 May 2013 | 3:46 PM ET

    U.S. Treasurys prices were little changed on Thursday, as investors focused on the upcoming U.S. employment report and accommodative central bank monetary policy.

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