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  • LONDON, May 6- Gold edged down on Wednesday, as the impact of stronger European shares and higher U.S. real yields counteracted the effects of a weaker dollar and prospects that the Federal Reserve will not raise interest rates at its meeting in June. Spot gold was down 0.2 percent at $1,190.53 an ounce by 1011 GMT, while U.S. gold futures for June delivery lost $3.20...

  • *Gold climbs for third straight session towards $1,200/ oz. SINGAPORE, May 6- Gold extended gains to a third session on Wednesday, boosted by weakness in the dollar and mixed U.S. economic data that increased speculation that the Federal Reserve will not raise interest rates anytime soon. Spot gold rose 0.3 percent to $1,196.36 an ounce by 0346 GMT, bringing it near...

  • Thailand takes a hammer to the baht Tuesday, 5 May 2015 | 7:08 PM ET

    Thailand's baht has long out-muscled regional peers, but amid a stumbling economy, the central bank has pulled the plug on supporting the currency.

  • Friday numbers will tell the tale: Trader   Tuesday, 5 May 2015 | 5:01 PM ET
    Friday numbers will tell the tale: Trader

    Dissecting what Tuesday trading says about rate worries, oil and the dollar, with the "Fast Money" traders.

  • How the Dow Jones industrial average fared Tuesday Tuesday, 5 May 2015 | 4:51 PM ET

    A combination of concerns knocked the U.S. stock market lower Tuesday, snapping a two-day advance. Crude oil climbed above $60 a barrel for the first time this year, raising expectations for rising inflation and interest rates. Greece's government remained in a standoff with its European creditors as a debt payment looms next week.

  • NEW YORK, May 5- Jeffrey Gundlach, chief executive of investment firm DoubleLine Capital, said on Tuesday that he believes the U.S. Federal Reserve will probably not raise interest rates this year, in part because of a lack of wage inflation. Gundlach, an influential bond investor, was speaking at DoubleLine's annual investor event at the New York Yacht Club.

  • Energy still a good place to find value: Pro   Tuesday, 5 May 2015 | 3:52 PM ET
    crude oil production oil derrick

    David Lafferty, Natixis, Cathie Wood, Ark Investments, discuss the concern about a potential rise in rates and oil prices.

  • *Greece debt talks hit snags. NEW YORK, May 5- The dollar skidded from three-week highs against the yen and one-week peaks against the euro as a mixed batch of U.S. economic data added to uncertainty about the pace of future interest rate increases. "May seasonality calls for U.S. dollar gains, but Friday's non-farm payrolls release will be the ultimate determinant...

  • Rates & home affordability   Tuesday, 5 May 2015 | 2:42 PM ET
    Rates & home affordability

    If rates begin to rise, what is the impact to the housing market, with Susan Wachter, Wharton School, and CNBC's Diana Olick.

  • NEW YORK/ LONDON, May 5- Gold rose on Tuesday as the dollar turned lower and global shares fell ahead of U.S. non-farm payroll data later in the week that could give clues as to when the Federal Reserve will raise interest rates. "Gold was firm yesterday and is continuing the trend today, with dollar weakness helping," Deutsche Borse's MNI senior analyst Tony Walters...

  • Aussie jumps despite RBA rate cut   Tuesday, 5 May 2015 | 11:45 AM ET
    Aussie jumps despite RBA rate cut

    Peter David Frank, global head of G-10 and Asia FX strategy at BBVA, talks about the Australian dollar and the euro/dollar rate.

  • Ron Insana: Jobs report may tip the Fed's hand Tuesday, 5 May 2015 | 11:36 AM ET
    Janet Yellen speaks in Washington March 18, 2015.

    Friday’s jobs report could very well be a tipping point in determining the timing of the Federal Reserve’s first rate hike, says Ron Insana.

  • *Greece debt talks hit snags. NEW YORK, May 5- The dollar fell from three-week highs against the yen and one-week peaks versus the euro as a mixed batch of U.S. economic data added to uncertainty about the pace of future interest rate increases. The euro recovered from one-week lows to trade 0.4 percent higher at $1.1187, disregarding a report that said the...

  • ISM 57.8 & negative GDP growth   Tuesday, 5 May 2015 | 10:01 AM ET
    ISM 57.8 & negative GDP growth

    CNBC's Rick Santelli discusses the latest ISM numbers, which were better than expected and up from March. And CNBC's Steve Liesman reports Q1 is looking like it will show negative growth.

  • Santelli: Rates moving up   Tuesday, 5 May 2015 | 9:55 AM ET
    Santelli: Rates moving up

    CNBC's Rick Santelli reports the latest details on Treasury yields, and activity in the U.S. dollar.

  • LONDON, May 5- Rising expectations that Norway's central bank will cut interest rates this week pushed the Norwegian crown further away from six-month highs against the euro on Tuesday. Norges Bank kept its benchmark rate at 1.25 percent at its last meeting on March 19, surprising many in the market and sending the crown soaring. Traders said the Reserve Bank of...

  • WASHINGTON— Mortgage giant Freddie Mac reported net income of $524 million for the first quarter, down sharply from the same period of 2014, as it sustained losses on the investments it uses to hedge against swings in interest rates. Freddie, based in McLean, Virginia, also said it will pay a dividend of $746 million to the U.S. Freddie's first-quarter profit...

  • LONDON, May 5- Gold edged higher on Tuesday as the dollar paused ahead of U.S. non-farm payroll data later in the week that could give clues as to when the Federal Reserve will raise interest rates. Gold fell to a six-week low of $1,170 on Friday after the Federal Reserve indicated it saw a slowdown in the U.S. economy as transitory and did not rule out a rate rise this...

  • FOREX-Dollar steadies after grim April Tuesday, 5 May 2015 | 8:09 AM ET

    LONDON, May 5- The dollar inched up against the euro on Tuesday but its longer-term rally remained in uncertain territory after the worst monthly performance in almost four years in April. The Aussie dollar gained half a percent after the Reserve Bank of Australia hinted its cycle of interest rate cuts might have ended for now with a quarter percentage point...

  • LONDON, May 5- Gold edged lower on Tuesday as the dollar and European shares rose ahead of U.S. nonfarm payrolls later in the week that could give clues on when the Federal Reserve will hike interest rates. Gold fell to a six-week low of $1,170 on Friday after the Federal Reserve indicated that it saw a recent slowdown in the U.S. economy as transitory and did not rule...