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The euro rose to a two-week high against the dollar on Monday, supported by expectations inflation in the euro zone will tick up.
Stocks fell on Friday as investors watched escalating tension in Ukraine.
CNBC's Rick Santelli reports on the latest action in the 10-year Treasury.
Some market strategists lament the S&P 500's early April pullback wasn't stronger.
U.S. stock index futures signaled a lower open on the last day of the week, as fears about the Ukraine-Russia situation resurged.
TOKYO/ SINGAPORE, April 25- The dollar held steady near a one-week low versus the yen on Friday, struggling to gain traction as rising tension in Ukraine undermined optimism about U.S. economic growth. The dollar last stood at 102.35 yen, not very far from a one-week low of 102.085 set on Thursday, when rising tensions in Ukraine helped keep risk appetite in check.
The dollar struggled against the yen and Swiss Franc as rising tensions in Ukraine offset optimism about U.S. economic growth.
CNBC's Bertha Coombs discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. All the noise in Ukraine pushed up gold prices today. Oil was up on the day, as was palladium, which comes from Russia.
CNBC's Ted Kemp discusses how it's not just the legal transactions of the world that support the dollar as a reserve currency, but the illegal ones such as guns and drugs.
In 25 years the U.S. dollar will probably still be the world's reserve currency, and bitcoin may not be around at all.
U.S. stocks climbed Thursday as earnings from Apple and a better-than-expected durable goods number.
CNBC's Rick Santelli discusses the latest action in the bond market, and the U.S. dollar.
U.S. stock index futures pushed higher on Thursday, as Apple and Facebook's strong earnings boosted early trade in Europe.
The euro struggled to make headway on Thursday amid caution before a speech by ECB President Mario Draghi.
CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. Downward pressure on stocks drove down oil prices today. Nat gas was up slightly on the day, albeit in a tight range. And gold was up slightly on the day, closing at $1,284.60.
Stocks mostly fell Wednesday after earnings from Boeing and AT&T.
CNBC's Rick Santelli discusses the latest action in the bond market, as short-term yields remain stubbornly higher than long-term yields. Also a look at the winning play between the U.K pound versus the U.S. dollar.
US stock index futures seesawed as investors awaited another wave of major earnings, including Dow-listed Boeing and Procter & Gamble.
The US dollar was weakened by falling equity prices, Treasury yields, and a slower-than-expected expansion in the US manufacturing sector.
CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. Crude oil prices were under pressure; traders are eying tomorrow's Department of Energy report; natural gas got a small bump up, closing at $4.74, and traders are looking for a catalyst to get back on the long side of gold.