The yen dipped against the dollar and euro on a slight reduction in geopolitically-inspired risk aversion that lifted equities across Asia.» Read More
The euro was back against the dollar on Friday, rebounding from a 2-1/2-month trough as investors booked profits on bearish positions.
CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. Gold was down on the day and oil was down slightly, but nat gas moved up after the weekly storage report, even though the number was bearish.
Selling in stocks and a surge of buying in bonds accelerated after negative reports on two key legs of the economy—manufacturing and housing.
Stocks finished sharply in the red Thursday, with the Dow down triple digits, weighed down by disappointing earnings from a handful of retailers and weak economic reports.
CNBC's Rick Santelli discusses the latest action in the bond market, and the U.S. dollar.
U.S. stock index futures shaved their losses following a better-than-expected jobless claims report, though disappointing earnings from Wal-Mart weighed.
The dollar extended losses against the yen, trading near two month lows and putting it on course for a big weekly loss.
Global bond yields are in a deep slide, taking the 10-year U.S. Treasury to a level not seen since October.
CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. A weaker dollar and decrease in inventories drove oil prices higher, while the weaker dollar drove the metal commodities higher, as well.
U.S. stocks dipped on Wednesday, with the Dow and the S&P 500 coming off record highs.
We see the ECB trying to figure out a way to keep interest rates down, says CNBC's Rick Santelli discussing the latest action in bonds and the flattening yield curve. Also Santelli checks out the play between the euro and U.S. dollar.
U.S. stock index futures pointed to a flat-to-lower open on Wednesday, with investors awaiting April inflation figures.
Erik Wytenus, Head of Foreign Exchange & Commodities at J.P. Morgan Private Bank, discusses the impact of tapering and geopolitical risks on the U.S. economy, bonds and gold.
The euro steadied against the dollar on Wednesday and rebounded from a 16-month trough against the British pound.
Traders borrowing U.S. dollars to fund investments in other currencies should beware, with analysts expecting the greenback to strengthen.
CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. Oil was up on the day, nat gas took a hit today, and gold was down slightly.
Stocks were mixed on Tuesday, with the S&P crossing 1,900 for the first time.
CNBC's Rick Santelli takes a look at how April's retail sales numbers impacted the markets, and the latest action in the U.S. dollar.
U.S. stock index futures indicated a higher start to Wall Street trade on Tuesday, with shares in Asia and Europe boosted.
The euro bounced back thanks to the Bank's of England's loose monetary policy and Asian central banks.