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Putin's war games in Ukraine and a government report showing new housing sales at five-year highs both boosted the greenback on Wednesday.
CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. Oil was down on the day, as investors worry about growth in China and the U.S. Nat gas was down on the day, as well. And gold closed at $1,342.70.
Klaus Wiener, head of tactical asset allocation at Generali, says the euro will rally against the dollar until the U.S. Federal Reserve hikes interest rates.
CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. Crude was up slightly today, because of geopolitical issues around the world. Nat gas dipped on the day, and is now closer to $5 than $6. Gold closed at $1,338, and traders will watch Yellen to see where it's likely headed.
Stocks rose Tuesday as earnings from Home Depot deflected a dip in consumer confidence.
CNBC's Rick Santelli discusses the latest action in Treasury yields, and the U.S. dollar versus the Chinese yuan.
The euro could rally further against the dollar, even if the European Central Bank unveils further accommodative measures next week.
U.S. stock index futures signaled a lower start to Wall Street trade on Tuesday.
The dollar fell against a basket of major currencies after soft U.S. consumer confidence data drove bond yields lower.
Stocks rose on Monday, lifting the S&P 500 to a record, as investors continued to view lackluster data as due to the weather.
CNBC's Rick Santelli shares his thoughts on why yields are not going up and the U.S. dollar index is "going nowhere fast."
U.S. stock index futures pointed to a narrowly higher open on Monday, ahead of a quiet day for both earnings and economic data.
Arjuna Mahendran, Emirates National Bank of Dubai talks about the politics of subsidies in emerging markets and how that is hurting the economies from within along with the Fed's tapering.
The dollar lost its safe haven bounce as risk appetite improved amid expectations that Ukraine would receive international aid.
U.S. data this week will continue to reflect the impact of extreme weather, presenting a downside risk for the U.S. dollar.
U.S. stocks fluctuated on Friday, with the Nasdaq Composite rising for the week.
CNBC's Rick Santelli discusses the latest action in the bond market, and examines the dollar index.
U.S. stock index futures traded higher on Friday ahead of home sales data and speeches from Federal Reserve officials.
The National Association of Realtors delivered some bad news, sending the euro back up against the dollar.
CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. Nat gas was slightly lower today. Colder temps on the way kept the price over $6. Crude stayed high, as well, because colder temperatures make it difficult to get oil out of the ground. Gold was slightly lower today, but could still pop based on economic uncertainty.