The yen retreated toward recent lows against the dollar and the euro in Asia on Thursday, failing to capitalize on a small bounce as markets positioned for a possible scaling back of the Federal Reserve's stimulus as early as next week.» Read More
Stocks retreated for a second session Wednesday, with the S&P seeing its biggest loss in nearly five weeks, as the provisional budget deal in Washington raised speculation that the Federal Reserve could pull back on its stimulus program soon.
U.S. stock index futures wavered on either side of neutral Wednesday after U.S. lawmakers reached a deal to fund the government past mid-January added to expectations the Federal Reserve will start cutting back its stimulus program.
The euro rose for a seventh straight session against the dollar on Wednesday, driven by a combination of higher money market rates and a growing belief that the European Central Bank will keep interest rates low for some time but not cut them.
CNBC's Sharon Epperson discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. The spread between Brent and WTI is shrinking due to a changing global supply picture, she says.
CNBC's Sharon Epperson reports on metal commodities at the close.
U.S. stocksfell on Tuesday, with the S&P 500 retreating from a record close.
CNBC's Kelly Evans reports on the latest trading action in the U.S. dollar.
CNBC's Rick Santelli discusses the latest action in the bond market, and the U.S. dollar.
U.S. stock index futures pointed to a higher open on Tuesday, ahead of the publication of the JOLTS jobs openings report.
The euro stayed well-bid on Tuesday, scaling a fresh five-year high on the yen and a six-week peak against the dollar as expectations for further stimulus from the European Central Bank continued to fade.
CNBC's Sharon Epperson discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets and looks at where oil and precious metals are likely headed tomorrow.
Gold traders are focusing on the FOMC meeting next week, reports CNBC's Sharon Epperson.
U.S. stocks closed higher for a second session on Monday as Wall Street weighed moves by the Fed.
CNBC's Rick Santelli discusses the latest action in the bond market, and interest rate levels.
U.S. stock index futures pointed to a flat-to-higher open on Monday, with risk sentiment getting a second wind from strong China data after Friday's jobs number.
The euro raced to a near six-week high against the dollar and scaled a fresh five-year peak versus the yen on Monday after strong U.S. payrolls data boosted risk appetite.
CNBC's Sharon Epperson reports what gold traders are saying about the metal's future path.
U.S. stocks ran sharply higher on Friday, with the S&P 500 bouncing back after a five-session drop.
CNBC's Rick Santelli discusses the latest action in the bond market, and the U.S. dollar after a stronger-than-expected employment number this morning.
U.S. stock index futures pointed to a higher open on Wall Street on Friday, after the all-important non-farm payrolls report for November.