U.S. stocks climbed on Tuesday as Wall Street looked to first-quarter earnings.
U.S. stock index futures pointed to a higher open on Wall Street on Wednesday, after better-than-expected results from Alcoa.
Treasurys were modestly higher after the US government's auction of 3-year Treasury notes, the first of three debt auctions this week.
European stocks closed lower on Tuesday for a second day running.
A global stock sell-off, led by the technology sector, weighed on major European bourses on Monday, which all closed lower.
Gold gained nearly 2 percent on Friday after a U.S. nonfarm payrolls report came in slightly below expectations.
Gold rose more than 1 percent on Tuesday boosted by technical buying after crossing the $1,300-an-ounce mark.
The dollar bounced back a third of a percent against the yen after a steep slide against Japan's currency.
The dollar fell to a 10-day low against the yen after the Bank of Japan refrained from additional monetary easing.
Asian equity markets were mixed on Tuesday with Chinese shares outperforming but sentiment remained shaky following a global stock selloff overnight.
U.S. stock index futures moved lower on Monday, as stocks sold off in both Europe and Asia early in the day.
U.S. stocks fell on Monday, extending losses into a third session.
Stock futures tilted higher on Tuesday after a three-day decline.
U.S. bonds struggled for direction on Monday, despite a worldwide downturn in stock markets, led by the technology sector.
The dollar fell on Friday after U.S. non-farm payrolls showed job growth necessary for the Fed to wind up its asset purchasing program.
Gold settled lower after a quiet trading session on Monday, weighed down by lack of investment interest after Friday's short-covering rally.
The dollar lost ground against the yen and dipped versus the euro after U.S. jobs data last week disappointed.
Stocks closed out the week with a big thud Friday, with the Nasdaq narrowly avoiding its worst one-day loss this year as momentum names got crushed for a second day.
U.S. Treasury bonds turned higher on Friday, after a key reading on the U.S. jobs market came in slightly weaker than expected.
European stocks closed in positive territory on Friday, amid increasing hopes of an ECB bond-buying program and after U.S jobs figures.
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