The dollar held below a 10-month peak after soaring on U.S. growth data, with mixed views from the Federal Reserve tempering the rally.» Read More
Stocks turned mostly lower Wednesday as better-than-expected growth in the second quarter fostered talk of Fed rate hikes.
Stock futures pointed to a higher open on Wall Street after data had the economy growing 4 percent in the second quarter.
CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. Nervousness over economic data helped drive oil prices lower. Geopolitics has not been a factor. Nat gas was up slightly on the day. And gold was slightly lower, as well.
Stocks fell Tuesday as geopolitical issues came back into play, offsetting upbeat earnings.
CNBC's Rick Santelli discusses the latest action in the bond market, and the U.S. dollar, on the first day of the 2-day Federal Reserve meeting.
With the resurgent greenback set to react further to economic data coming from the U.S., many analysts have argued that sterling has reached a tipping point.
U.S. stock-index futures rose Tuesday as investors looked to economic reports, earnings and the Fed's mid-week policy decision.
Greg Gibbs, Senior Currency Strategist at RBS, says upcoming U.S. economic data must at least meet expectations in order for the greenback to remain firm.
Fears over Ukraine unrest and an upcoming slew of US data are also pushing some currencies slightly down against the dollar.
CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. Energy was lower on both sides of the Atlantic, nat gas was down again today, as temps remained mild across the country. And gold was flat on the day.
Stocks were little changed on Monday amid activity on the corporate-deal front.
CNBC's Rick Santelli discusses the latest action in the bond market, and the U.S. dollar.
U.S. stock-index futures declined early on Monday, as investors continued to monitor geopolitical risks.
Adam Myers, European head of FX strategy at Crédit Agricole CIB, says the end of "artificial support" in the form of quantitative easing from the Fed, will push euro/dollar lower.
Sean Callow, Senior Currency Strategist at Westpac Bank, says expectations for a raft of positive U.S. data, along with the steady decline of the euro, will take the greenback higher.
Emma Lawson, Senior Currency Strategist at National Australia Bank, discusses how key events like the FOMC meeting and U.S. second quarter GDP will move the greenback this week.
The dollar fell slightly against the euro ahead of Wednesday's release of US gross domestic product growth and a Fed policy announcement.
U.S. stocks finished lower on Friday weighed by Amazon's weak earnings and Visa's lowered outlook, in addition to ongoing geopolitical concerns.
U.S. stock index futures held to negative figures on Friday despite a rebound in the durable goods report, with focus on unrest in Ukraine and Gaza.
The euro struggled to hold above eight-month lows against the dollar on Friday, hurt by a dive in Germany's Ifo survey of business sentiment.