The U.S. dollar rose in Asia on Friday, having made a solid comeback overnight on upbeat retail sales data while the Australian dollar took a battering following more jawboning from the country's central bank chief.» Read More
Mikio Kumada, Executive Director & Global Strategist at LGT Capital Partners says that any likelihood of tapering or tightening is not very high as growth is between a low to moderate level.
The dollar soared against the euro and yen after data showing U.S. job growth unexpectedly accelerated in October.
CNBC's Sharon Epperson discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. Friday is jobs day, and traders will look to see if the number has an impact on the dollar, which could effect gold and oil prices, she says.
CNBC's Sharon Epperson looks at negotiations with Iran and what's likely to happen if sanctions are lifted and the country's crude comes back on the market.
U.S. stocks fell on Thursday, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average halting its record advance and Twitter's market debut drawing the spotlight, as investors reacted to an unexpected rate cut by the European Central Bank and a read on third-quarter U.S. economic growth.
U.S. stock index futures pointed to a higher open on Wall Street on Thursday.
The euro fell to a more than seven-week low against the dollar after the European Central Bank shocked investors by cutting interest rates.
CNBC's Sharon Epperson discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. Oil rose more than a dollar on the day, due to lower-than-expected inventory numbers. Gas was higher, as well, after a bigger-than-expected inventory draw.
Gold closed slightly higher due to weakness in the dollar. CNBC's Sharon Epperson is tracking the action at the NYMEX.
U.S. stocks mostly climbed on Wednesday, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average closing at another record, as investors bought into optimism that the Federal Reserve would continue its stimulus.
Rep. Peter Roskam, (R-IL), joins CNBC's Rick Santelli to discuss the lack of enrollment data being released for Healthcare.gov.
CNBC's Rick Santelli discusses the 5-year note. The Street loves the 5-year so the steepening may continue, he adds.
CNBC's Rick Santelli discusses advancing yields and where investors need to pay very close attention.
U.S. stock index futures pointed to a higher open on Wall Street on Wednesday.
The euro rose as stronger-than-expected German industry data increased uncertainty over whether the ECB would cut interest rates this week.
CNBC's Sharon Epperson discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets and looks at where oil and precious metals are likely headed tomorrow.
CNBC's Sharon Epperson tracks the action at the NYMEX and reports gold has trended lower but platinum metals continue to outperform.
CNBC's Rick Santelli says when it comes to the markets it's not a communication problem, its a lack of understanding and knowledge.
U.S. stocks closed mainly down, with Wall Street pausing after a two-session rise.
CNBC's Rick Santelli discusses the latest action in the bond market and details the Dow laggards.