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Sean Callow, Senior Currency Strategist at Westpac Bank, expects the euro to hold near $1.40 until the European Central Bank takes action to depreciate the currency.
CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. Crude was down on the day, which could be signalling a pause in the markets. Gold was down on the day as money poured into stocks. And unseasonably cold temperatures pushed nat gas up on the day.
Stocks rallied on Monday as the voting in Crimea passed without violence and after U.S. manufacturing output jumped.
U.S. stock index futures signaled a higher open to the week, as markets appeared to shrug off referendum ramifications in Crimea.
The euro fell against the dollar and pared its gains against the yen on Monday.
The euro has continued to strengthen with strategists debating whether the boost was from China's move to diversify its foreign holdings.
CNBC's Rick Santelli reports the preliminary read on University of Michigan's March sentiment survey is 79.9.
Stocks declined on Friday as concern escalated about Ukraine.
U.S. stock index futures pointed to a slightly higher open on Friday following a selloff Thursday, but this weekend's referendum in Crimea could keep a lid on gains as investors start fretting over the fallout of the vote.
The yen heads for its biggest weekly gain in more than a month against the dollar, on tensions in Ukraine and the Chinese economy.
CNBC's Rick Santelli discusses how this morning's revised retail number is impacting Treasurys, and takes a look at the action in Japanese government bonds and the Chinese yuan.
U.S. stocks declined on Thursday, after the S&P 500 came less than four points from its record close.
U.S. stock-index futures pointed to a higher open on Thursday.
Fears the crisis in Ukraine could intensify led traders to the safe havens of the Japanese yen and Swiss franc.
CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. Oil dropped to $97 on China concerns and a huge oil inventory build this week. Nat gas took a breath on warmer temperatures. And gold was up while copper was down again.
CNBC's Rick Santelli discusses the latest action in the bond market, as the euro "continues to be a barn burner."
Stocks were little changed Wednesday, as the Dow and the S&P flirted with gains after two a two-day drop.
U.S. stock index futures slumped on Wednesday, as shares in Europe and Asia fell on concerns about China's economy and the turmoil in Ukraine.
Concerns about China and other developing economies weakened the Australian dollar and currencies closely linked to commodities markets.
CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets.