The dollar firmed in early Asian trading on Monday, though a tense situation in Ukraine was likely to keep traders on their toes.» Read More
*Asian markets monitor China/ Japan tensions, Iran developments. TOKYO/ SYDNEY, Nov 25- The dollar rose to a six-month high and the euro pushed to a new four-year peak against the yen in Asian trading on Monday, as investors positioned for yen weakness after speculators had bet on further yen declines.
Sean Darby, Chief Global Equity Strategist at Jefferies discusses the risks and opportunities in equity markets.
Jeffrey Haley, Senior Manager, FX Trading, Saxo Capital Markets says investors are getting ahead of themselves with December tapering expectations.
The yen hit a six-month low against the dollar and a four-year trough versus the euro on Monday as a deal on Iran's nuclear program sent risk higher.
In this week's CNBC forex sentiment survey, 58 percent of respondents said they were bullish on the greenback.
Barry Silbert, SecondMarket, and Dennis Gartman, The Gartman Letter, discuss the skepticism surrounding bitcoin as a viable currency.
Stocks rise, with S&P ending above 1,800.
U.S. stock index futures signaled a higher open on Wall Street on Friday.
The euro climbed to a four-year peak against the yen and rose for a second straight day versus the dollar on Friday.
CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. Crude futures closed higher in spite of a potential December taper by the Fed.
U.S. stocks rise on Thursday, with the S&P 500 halting a three-session losing run.
U.S. stock-index futures maintained Thursday gains.
David Bloom, the global head of foreign exchange strategy at HSBC, lists the currencies that would survive a flight back to the dollar.
The dollar jumped to its highest in more than four months against the yen on Thursday.
CNBC's Sharon Epperson reports gold has closed at its lowest settlement price since July. Other precious metals declined ahead of Fed minutes.
As more U.S. retirees, feeling the economic pinch back home, are pursuing the American Dream abroad in low-cost countries, pluses and pitfalls abound.
U.S. stocks fell on Wednesday after the release of minutes from the Federal Reserve's last meeting.
CNBC's Rick Santelli discusses the fixed income market and latest action in the bond market.
U.S. stock index futures signaled a higher open after optimistic remarks from outgoing Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke.
*Exporters rise as USD stays above 100 yen. TOKYO, Nov 20- Japan's Nikkei share average was flat on Wednesday morning as recent outperformers including banks and non-life insurers pulled back, offseting gains in exporters after the dollar traded above 100 yen. Panasonic Corp rose 1.5 percent, Toyota Motor Corp added 0.5 percent and Nikon Corp rose 1.4 percent.