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  • LONDON, May 28- Gold was little changed on Thursday as the impact of a steadier dollar was counteracted by lower European equities alongside fading optimism over a potential deal between Greece and its creditors. Spot gold was flat on the day at $1,187.46 an ounce by 1140 GMT, within reach of a two-week low of $1,183.76 hit in the previous session.

  • Dollar could be getting ready to roar Thursday, 28 May 2015 | 7:30 AM ET
    Strong dollar

    With a potential Fed rate hike as a tailwind, the dollar rally looks set to resume and it could be powerful.

  • Fed's Williams sees above-trend US growth in 2015 Thursday, 28 May 2015 | 6:57 AM ET
    San Francisco Federal Reserve President John Williams

    San Francisco Fed President John Williams said he expects above-trend economic growth in the U.S. for the rest of the year after a weak first quarter.

  • LONDON, May 28- Gold edged higher on Thursday as the dollar retreated slightly and European equities dropped alongside fading optimism over a potential deal between Greece and its creditors. "There is some support from the Greek situation, but we don't expect any major price rises for the time being," Commerzbank analyst Daniel Briesemann said, adding that gold...

  • SINGAPORE, May 28- San Francisco Fed President John Williams said on Thursday the Fed was likely to raise interest rates later this year, adding that he expects above-trend U.S. growth for the rest of 2015 after a weak first quarter. Asked by reporters in Singapore about the possible timing of a U.S. rate hike, Williams said the subject is "on the table" at every meeting...

  • Wary of 'dangerous cocktail,' markets watch data Thursday, 28 May 2015 | 6:00 AM ET
    Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    With an eye on the dollar and rates, traders are watching pending home sales and weekly jobless claims data Thursday.

  • SINGAPORE, May 28- San Francisco Fed President John Williams said on Thursday he expects above-trend economic growth in the United States for the rest of the year after a weak first quarter. Williams told reporters in Singapore that the weak economic growth in the first quarter was an "anomaly" affected by factors such as the weather. He was speaking to reporters...

  • *Share markets in China, Hong Kong, Australia skid. *Uncertainty on Greece keeps investors hopeful but wary. TOKYO, May 28- An index of Asian shares fell on Thursday as the Chinese, Hong Kong and Australian markets slipped, while the dollar scaled its highest level against the yen since 2002 on expectations the U.S.

  • SINGAPORE, May 28- A top Federal Reserve official on Thursday dove into the simmering global debate over how best to protect against future financial crises, arguing that interest rate hikes are not the answer, even as a last resort. "Despite the clear need to consider all potential tools to avoid a financial crisis, I am unconvinced that monetary policy is one of...

  • *Share markets in China Hong Kong, Australia skid. *Uncertainty on Greece keeps investors hopeful but wary. TOKYO, May 28- Asian shares shed gains on Thursday as the Chinese, Hong Kong and Australian markets slipped, while the dollar scaled a 13- year peak against the yen as it rallied on expectations the U.S.

  • *Vague hopes of deal for Greece underpin shares. *Investors still cautious amid uncertainty on Greece. TOKYO, May 28- Asian shares edged up on Thursday on vague hopes of a rescue deal for Greece while the dollar was at the helm in currency markets on expectations that the U.S.

  • SINGAPORE, May 28- Gold struggled to recover from a two-week low on Thursday as a robust dollar and the prospects of higher U.S. interest rates dented demand for the metal. *Spot gold was little changed at $1,186.95 an ounce by 0048 GMT, not far from a two-week low of $1,183.76 reached in the previous session. *Greece and its international creditors have converged on...

  • Wary of 'dangerous cocktail,' markets watch data Wednesday, 27 May 2015 | 5:58 PM ET
    Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    With an eye on the dollar and rates, traders are watching pending home sales and weekly jobless claims data Thursday.

  • Gold steadies off 2-week low as dollar loses steam Wednesday, 27 May 2015 | 3:39 PM ET

    Gold steadied on Wednesday off the previous session's two-week low as the dollar retreated after its biggest daily rise in two years.

  • Arggh! Market is screaming for a Fed decision Wednesday, 27 May 2015 | 11:47 AM ET
    Screaming man

    All this market volatility means one thing for sure: The market is SCREAMING for a Fed decision, says trader Kenny Polcari.

  • DRESDEN, Germany— Top finance officials from the Group of Seven wealthy democracies are gathering in Germany this week to discuss ways to strengthen the global economy. U.S. officials are pressing countries such as Germany that have strong finances to invest more to stimulate their economies. The Group of Seven, or G-7, meets against the background of a...

  • Santelli: Pay attention to this trade...   Wednesday, 27 May 2015 | 9:43 AM ET
    Santelli: Pay attention to this trade...

    CNBC's Rick Santelli discusses the latest action in the bond market, and the U.S. dollar.

  • How Janet Yellen could control Apple's fate Wednesday, 27 May 2015 | 8:34 AM ET
    Carl Icahn

    Carl Icahn's widely dissected bull case on Apple overlooks one key assumption: a dovish Janet Yellen continuing to delay a rate increase.

  • LONDON, May 27- Financial market trading revolved around the U.S. dollar on Wednesday with European shares rallying on the back of a weak euro and U.S. shares and commodities struggling. At midsession in Europe, the dollar was up 0.5 percent against the yen at 123.68 yen, its highest since June 2007. The fact that bets against the yen have been so much less crowded than...

  • *Gold recovers some ground after 1.7 pct slide on Tuesday. LONDON, May 27- Gold steadied on Wednesday off the previous session's two-week low as the dollar retreated after its biggest daily rise in two years, but prices remained under pressure from expectations that a U.S. rate increase may come soon. "Gold got hit by a double whammy yesterday, first of all from the...