The dollar rose above 110 yen for the first time in six years and held near a two-year peak against the euro on Wednesday.» Read More
U.S. stock index futures signaled a higher open, despite ongoing concerns about weak earnings and global central bank policy.
The Federal Reserve released minutes from its last meeting, where it discussed the procedures for hiking interest rates.
NEW YORK, May 20- The dollar fell against the yen on Tuesday for a fifth straight session, undermined by a persistent drop in U.S. The greenback could decline further against the yen if the Bank of Japan does not expand its asset purchase program.
CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. Investors bought Treasurys on a flight to safety. Commodities, meanwhile, were looking for a different catalyst. Oil was flat on the day, while nat gas was up for technical reasons; gold had a lackluster day.
Stocks fell Tuesday after quarterly earnings from Home Depot and Staples.
CNBC's Rick Santelli discusses the latest selling action in the Treasury market, and the action in the U.S. dollar.
U.S. stock index futures moved between small gains and losses Tuesday, ahead of several retail first-quarter earnings reports.
The Australian dollar fell more than half a percent, on a slide in prices of iron ore, one of the country's biggest exports.
CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. Oil was up on the day, nat gas was up slightly, and gold was up, as well, but still closed under $1,300.
Stocks finished in positive territory after hovering around the flatline for much of the session Monday, as investors remained cautious amid recent mixed economic reports.
CNBC's Rick Santelli discusses the latest action in the bond market, and the U.S. dollar.
U.S. stock index futures traded lower on Monday as global stocks continued to fall.
The dollar teetered near a three month low against the yen on Monday, hit by falling U.S. interest rates.
CNBC's Rick Santelli discusses the latest action in 10-year sovereign debt yields and the play in the U.S. dollar against the euro.
Stocks turned higher in the final hour trading, looking to close out the week on a high note, but major averages were still poised for weekly losses.
U.S. stock index futures erased their early gains Friday following a better-than-expected housing starts report.
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.