Shares of gold miners fell as gold dropped below its 50-day moving average, ahead of Yellen's highly anticipated Friday speech.
European stocks finished mixed on Wednesday, as investors focused on volatility in commodity markets and looked ahead to a speech by the Federal Reserve chair later on this week.
David Herro, Harris Associates CIO, shares his thoughts on what's working overseas in a post-Brexit market.
Markets in Asia finished mixed on Wednesday, despite Wall Street's gains overnight, as traders remained in a wait-and-see mode ahead of Jackson Hole.
Glencore reported first-half adjusted underlying profit (EBITDA) down 13 percent at $4 billion, but said it was on track to cut debt through asset sales.
The key points to watch are Glencore's debt levels, asset disposal and cash flow generation, says Religare Capital Markets' Nirgunan Tiruchelvam.
European stocks posted solid gains by Tuesday's close, as sentiment was buoyed by positive data out of the euro zone.
European markets closed under pressure on Monday as investors failed to shake off the sharp declines seen in commodities.
European stocks finished Friday in the red, as a sharp decline in mining stocks and banks added pressure to the region.
A solid recovery in commodities helped lift European stocks by the close on Thursday, as investors pored over the latest Fed minutes.
European stocks closed under slight pressure on Friday as a sharp decline in mining stocks, offset optimism surrounding the sharp uptick in oil prices.
A bright spot in Glencore's operations update was that it raised its copper production guidance, says Clarksons Platou Securities' Jeremy Sussman.
European stocks finished in the black on Thursday as investors cheered on the sharp rebound in oil prices.
John Meyer, analyst at SP Angel, comments on the latest production report from Glencore.
Europe finished mixed on Monday, as investors cheered on the rally in ARM shares, but remained concerned over global geopolitical events.
European stocks pared some losses to close higher on Thursday, after falling when the Bank of England surprised markets by holding rather than cutting interest rates.
European stocks finished with strong gains on Monday after the S&P 500 index posted an all-time record high shortly after Wall Street opened.
European stocks soared to close sharply higher on Friday, after investors cheered on the news that the U.S. had created 287,000 jobs during the month of June.
European stocks posted solid gains by Thursday's close, as investors shook off the renewed declines in oil.
European stocks finished trade sharply lower on Wednesday amid continued political and economic uncertainty in the EU following Brexit.