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Stocks closed higher Friday, with the Dow posting its second best weekly gain this year, as investors looked ahead to next week's Federal Reserve policy meeting and shrugged off an earlier batch of tepid economic reports.
U.S. stock index futures held their slight gains across the board Friday, as investors digested the latest round of economic reports and ahead of next week's Federal Reserve policy meeting.
The dollar weakened against the euro and yen as investors adjusted positions ahead of the weekend and next week's U.S. Federal Reserve policy-setting meeting.
Gold has hit a 4-week low at the close of the metals market, reports CNBC's Sharon Epperson.
Stocks closed near their lows Thursday after crawling along the flatline for most of the session in lackluster trading, as investors paused after the recent market run-up and ahead of the Federal Reserve's policy-setting meeting.
U.S. stock index futures signaled a flat-to-lower open on Thursday after a week-long rally.
The dollar fell from a seven-week high as U.S. bond yields declined and as investors speculated the Fed will be cautious in reducing its stimulus.
Goldman Sachs is expecting the Fed to curb QE at the September FOMC meeting. Gold is modestly lower, reports CNBC's Sharon Epperson.
The Dow and S&P 500 finished near session highs Wednesday, with the S&P logging its seventh-consecutive session in positive territory. But the Nasdaq ended lower, dragged by Apple's sharp decline.
U.S. stock index futures hovered around the flatline Wednesday, after the S&P 500 posted its sixth-straight gain and as President Barack Obama pledged to explore Russia's diplomatic plan to remove chemical weapons from Syria.
Ashraf Laidi, Chief Global Strategist at City Index says markets have priced in a reduction of $10 billion in asset purchases from the Fed.
The dollar fell to near two-week lows against major currencies on Wednesday as some traders pared back bets on a reduction in stimulus by the Federal Reserve next week.
CNBC's Sharon Epperson looks at how oil prices have fallen as support grows for a plan for Syria to cede its possession of chemical weapons, the resulting impact on retail gasoline prices in the U.S. and how much further pump prices could fall.
Palladium is up on the day on positive industrial production data from China, while gold and silver sold off as the Syria threat recedes, with CNBC's Sharon Epperson.
Simon Derrick, chief currency strategist at BNY Mellon, discusses how the U.S. dollar is likely to fare once tapering starts and advises buying the British pound against the American currency.
Stocks closed near session highs Tuesday, with the S&P 500 posting its sixth-consecutive rally, following another upbeat round of data from China and as fears over an imminent strike on Syria receded.