The New Zealand dollar skidded to a six-week low after the country's central bank switched to a wait-and-see stance, while its Australian peer rose.» Read More
CNBC's Rick Santelli discusses May retail sales data, and the latest action in the bond market.
Stocks declined on Thursday after retail sales figures disappointed and energy costs rose.
U.S. stock index futures pointed higher on Thursday, with retail sales figures set to be the main focus for the session.
Retail sales missed expectations, and state unemployment benefits claims climbed higher than expected.
Hamish Pepper, Forex Strategist, Asia Pacific at Barclays, expects dollar-yen to peak at 105 amid high inflation in Japan and expectations that the central bank won't be easing soon.
CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. A mixed session today, as stocks were down. Oil was up slightly on the day, as inventories were down. Gold was flat on the day, as were copper prices.
House Majority Leader Eric Cantor's primary defeat to a tea party activist rattled investors.
U.S. stocks fell on Wednesday after the World Bank cut its outlook for global growth.
U.S. stock index futures pointed to a lower open on Wednesday, after the World Bank downgraded its global growth outlook.
The euro neared a four-month low versus the dollar and a 1-1/2 year trough against sterling on Wednesday.
CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. Oil was lower on the day, as traders watched political instability in Iraq. Metals were up -- gold surprised some, but traders differ in their opinions on where it goes from here.
US stocks mostly fell on Tuesday morning after closing at record highs.
U.S. stock index futures pointed to a lower start to Wall Street trade on Tuesday, despite more upbeat news out of China.
The dollar extended gains against the euro, amid expectations that the Federal Reserve could raise rates sooner than expected.
CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. Gold was up slightly on the day, even though the dollar was stronger. Oil was up due to strong economic data, while nat gas was down a bit.
U.S. stocks tallied slight gains on Monday, with benchmark indexes again closing at records.
CNBC's Rick Santelli discusses the latest action in the bond market, and the U.S. dollar.
U.S. stock index futures pointed to a flat-to-lower open on Wall Street on Monday, despite upbeat data from China and Japan.
Gareth Berry, FX Strategist at UBS Investment Bank, explains why the euro may find it difficult to breach the ceiling of $1.40 against the U.S. dollar.
The euro weakened against the dollar, as yield differentials between Treasuries and Bunds widened to multi-year highs.