The dollar wobbled near a six-week low against a basket of currencies on Wednesday, hampered by a growing view that the Federal Reserve needs more positive economic data before it decides to start reducing its monetary stimulus.» Read More
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.
The dollar edged lower after Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke said the Fed will maintain its ultra-easy policy for as long as needed.
CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. There was mixed price action in the energy pits today. Traders expect the downward momentum to continue, she says.
CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis reports gold edged higher at the close as traders await Ben Bernanke's speech to the National Economics Club and FOMC minutes due out on Wednesday.
U.S. stocks tallied modest declines on Tuesday as investors wait to hear from the Federal Reserve in weighing central-bank monetary moves ahead.