The U.S. dollar hovered at a six-month peak having pushed higher as investors continued to give the euro a wide berth.» Read More
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.
CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. Oil was higher on the day, again over concerns in Ukraine. Nat gas was down, due to mild temperatures. And gold closed in on $1,300.
Stocks opened higher on Monday, lifting the S&P 500 to within reach of record territory.
CNBC's Rick Santelli discusses the latest action in 10-year yields and the U.S. dollar.
Phillip Streible, RJO Futures, and Kathy Lien, BK Asset Management, provide their perspective on how mounting tensions in Ukraine are likely to impact currencies and gold prices.
U.S. stock index futures signaled a higher open on Monday, after the Dow Jones's all-time high close on Friday.