Momentum is across the board in the metals complex, reports CNBC's Sharon Epperson.» Read More
Kit Juckes, global head of foreign exchange strategy at Societe Generale, says the U.S. dollar is in "overshoot territory" and is unlikely to see strong moves for at least three months.
U.S. stock index futures were narrowly mixed Monday, after the Dow and S&P 500 closed higher for the third-straight week, as investors digested a handful of earnings reports and ahead of some key economic data.
The dollar edged higher on Monday but held close to a nine-month low against a basket of currencies.
Sue Trinh, senior currency strategist at RBC Capital Markets, explains which events this week pose downside risk to the greenback.
CNBC's Sharon Epperson reports gold closed slightly higher to end the week. Gold prices have added about $100 an ounce in less than 2 weeks.
In his daily CNBC.com-only video clip, Art Cashin of UBS talks with Bob Pisani about the stock market's modest gain despite big drops in Asia and Europe.
CNBC's Rick Santelli weighs in on why the U.S. dollar is losing value against the euro.
Stocks finished in positive territory Friday, with the Dow and S&P closing higher for the third-straight week, lifted by a group of encouraging earnings reports.
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 flat open on Friday.
*Tokyo's Nikkei down 2.3 pct as yen rises, China weighs. The broad weakness of the dollar remained the dominant theme for markets and a dip in Germany's Ifo business index and euro zone lending data failed to dull the euro as it hovered at $1.3820 after hitting $1.3833 overnight.
*Seoul shares drop 1 pct, Tokyo's Nikkei down 1.2 pct. By Dominic Lau and Vidya Ranganathan. Those expectations were tempered, however, by continued worries over tighter cash markets in China, leading to a lopsided and selective rally in Asian markets.
*Seoul shares drop 0.5 pct, Tokyo's Nikkei down 0.9 pct. TOKYO, Oct 25- A stronger yen depressed Japanese stocks on Friday, while the dollar was hemmed in near a two-year low against the euro, reflecting expectations the U.S. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan eased 0.1 percent, reversing earlier slight gains.
The euro hovered close to a two-year high against the dollar on Friday.
TOKYO, Oct 25- Asian shares edged up on Friday and the dollar was hemmed in near a two-year low against the euro on expectations the U.S. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan added 0.2 percent.
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.
In his daily CNBC.com-only video clip, Art Cashin of UBS talks with Bob Pisani about strong earnings coming in from many companies even though revenues aren't keeping up.
Stocks recovered the previous day's losses to close higher Thursday, with the S&P 500 regaining its footing above 1,750, as Wall Street cheered a handful of upbeat earnings and encouraging economic data from China.
U.S. stock index futures signaled a higher open on Thursday, with markets still boosted by raised hopes the Federal Reserve will not start tapering off its asset purchases until next year.
Peter Rosenstreich, Chief FX Analyst at Swissquote Bank says the strength of the euro will take its toll on smaller to mid-sized corporates.