The euro has continued to strengthen with strategists debating whether the boost was from China's move to diversify its foreign holdings.» Read More
Gold traders await the monetary policy statement from the Fed. CNBC's Sharon Epperson reports on the close in metals, saying copper futures saw some bids from Chinese bargain hunters.
Stocks ripped higher to close near their best levels Wednesday, with the Dow and S&P 500 setting fresh highs, after the Federal Reserve surprised Wall Street by keeping its $85 billion-a-month bond-buying program intact.
U.S. stock index futures continued to hover around the flatline Wednesday ahead of the Federal Reserve's announcement on the future of its economic stimulus program.
The dollar sank to a seven-month low on Wednesday after the Federal Reserve shocked investors by deciding to continue its massive stimulus program.
CNBC's Bertha Coombs discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. Oil hit a two-week low as concerns over Syria continued to ease. And Libyan production seems to be coming back online, as well. And nat gas hits a 7-week high.
Michael Sneyd, FX analyst at BNP Paribas, expects the U.S. dollar to gain ground against other low-yielding G10 currencies in the case of "dovish tapering", but weaken against riskier currencies.
Stocks closed higher Tuesday, with the Dow and S&P 500 finishing in positive territory for the third-straight session, as Federal Reserve policymakers kicked off their two-day meeting.
U.S. stock index futures stutter-stepped Tuesday, amid investor caution ahead of the start of the two-day Federal Reserve meeting.
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Jeremy Stretch, head of FX strategy at CIBC, says U.S. yields and dollar could continue to soften as the Fed meeting goes underway.
The euro rallied vs the dollar Tuesday after a better-than-expected German sentiment survey, but gains were muted before the Federal Reserve meeting.
Dhiren Sarin, Chief Technical Strategist, Asia Pacific at Barclays charts the markets, where he says the U.S. 10 year treasury yield could see more buying again at the current levels. He also charts gold and Brent crude.
Axel Merk, President & CIO, Merk Investments deciphers why markets are hailing Larry Summers' withdrawal from the Fed race and why Janet Yellen is the addiction markets want more of.
CNBC's Sharon Epperson discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. The Syrian risk premium is quickly deflating. Now traders turn their attention to Libyan export terminals. .
Stocks eased off their best levels Monday but still finished sharply higher, boosted by news that Larry Summers had pulled out of the race to be the next head of the Federal Reserve. Still, the Nasdaq finished lower, dragged by sharp losses in Apple.
Kevin Giddis, Raymond James; Matt Smith, Schneider Electric, and Boris Schlossberg, BK Asset Management, provide a preview of this week's trading activity in currencies, energy and fixed income, after Larry Summers withdrew from the race for Federal Reserve chairman.
U.S. stock index futures were sharply higher across the board Monday, as global stocks and bonds reacted positively to the news that Larry Summers had pulled out of the race to be the next head of the Federal Reserve.