The dollar held just below a 10-month high against a basket of currencies on Thursday after the Fed said it is no rush to raise interest rates.» Read More
The final quarter of 2013 had S&P 500 companies spending $214.4 billion on buybacks and cash dividends, according to new figures.
U.S. stocks fell on Wednesday as Ukraine back in focus.
CNBC's Rick Santelli discusses the latest action in the Treasury market. Look for arbitrage activity between the U.S. 10-year and the 10-year bund, says Santelli.
Stock futures climbed on Wednesday, after orders for U.S. durable-goods rose more than expected.
Jeremy Stretch, Head of FX Strategy at CIBC, discusses why a better-than-expected U.S. consumer sentiment report failed to spur a rally in the greenback.
The euro fell on Wednesday, with investors wary after European Central Bank officials ramped up efforts to talk down the currency, with arguably its most hawkish member hinting at a radical softening of monetary policy.
Robust equity inflows into the euro zone will continue to support a strong euro, says Jens Nordvig, Global Head of Currency Strategy at Nomura.
CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. Crude was down slightly on the day, while nat gas spiked as another "Nor'easter" bears down on the northeast. Meanwhile, gold hit a five-week low and copper was up slightly on the day.
Geoffrey Yu, FX strategist at UBS, says it is time to buy U.S. dollars, as the ECB attempts to talk the euro down, and an interest rate hike from the U.S. Federal Reserve nears.
Stocks climbed on Tuesday after consumer confidence hit a six-year high in March.
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 higher open on Tuesday, ahead of the release of several housing market indicators.
Ulrich Leuchtmann, Head of FX Research at Commerzbank, says the U.S. dollar will need better-than-expected economic data to sustain its rally.
Sterling firmed against a weaker euro on Tuesday after European monetary policy makers signaled possible monetary easing to avoid deflation.
CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. Oil was up on the day, nat gas was down slightly on the day, and gold took it on the chin.
U.S. stocks fell on Monday.
U.S. stock index futures ticked higher on Monday, ahead of the publication of flash manufacturing PMI (Purchasing Managers' Index) data.
Jonathan Barratt, Chief Investment Officer at Ayers Alliance Securities, says a recovery in the U.S. economy could offset negative impacts of a stronger dollar on commodities like copper.
The euro was hurt by signs that growth was slowing in the euro zone's largest economy, Germany.
U.S. stocks fell on Friday as investors considered Ukraine ahead of the weekend.