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Stocks finished in positive territory Wednesday, reversing two-straight sessions of losses, as the energy sector jumped on rising oil prices amid speculation of a U.S.-led military strike on Syria.
Kathy Lien, BK Asset Management, explains how tension over Syria is sending crude oil prices to its highest level in two years, while emerging market volatility is putting the U.S. dollar in a rut.
U.S. stock index futures pared their early losses to trade flat Wednesday following sharp losses in the previous session, but worries of a potential military strike against Syria continued to weigh.
The U.S. dollar rallied across the board on Wednesday as investors sought the greenback's safety given the possibility of Western military action in Syria.
CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets and looks at where oil and precious metals are likely headed tomorrow.
Traders are seeing a renewed interest in gold as a result of a potential military strike on Syria, reports CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis.
Stocks finished sharply lower for a second session Tuesday, with the Dow hitting a two-month low, amid escalating worries over potential U.S. military action in Syria.
U.S. stock index futures signaled a lower open on Tuesday, as shares in Europe extended losses amid fears of a potential U.S.-led military response to suspected chemical attacks in Syria.
CNBC's Courtney Reagan discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets and looks at where oil and precious metals are likely headed tomorrow.
CNBC's Sue Herera has the rundown on Monday's metals markets, as gold, copper and palladium slip, but silver and platinum tick up.
Kathy Lien, managing director of FX strategy at BK Asset Management, says the prospect of U.S. yields rising further is keeping investors interested in buying the U.S. dollar.
Stocks reversed their earlier gains in the last hour of trading Monday, with the Dow slipping below the psychologically-important 15,000 level.
A look at what traders will be watching ahead of the market's open, including a look at the U.S. dollar and oil and gas, with Stephen Schork, The Schork Report, and Camilla Sutton, Scotiabank.
U.S. stock index futures traded flat Monday after briefly spiking lower following the weaker-than-expected durable goods orders.
The dollar was little changed at 98.69 yen, hovering below Friday's high of 99.15 yen, the greenback's highest level since Aug. 5. One key factor for the dollar's near-term outlook against the yen is the recent turmoil in emerging markets such as India and Indonesia, a trader for a Japanese bank in Singapore said.
The dollar edged higher against the euro on Monday as dismal U.S. durable goods data did little to shift expectations that the U.S. Federal Reserve's wind-down of its stimulus program is around the corner.