The euro struggled to hold above eight-month lows against the dollar on Friday, hurt by a dive in Germany's Ifo survey of business sentiment.» Read More
Emma Lawson, Senior Currency Strategist at National Australia Bank, expects the crisis in Iraq to drive the Swiss franc and yen higher while the greenback is seen mixed.
CNBC's Rick Santelli discusses the latest action in the bond market, and the U.S. dollar.
Stocks rose on Friday, with equities on track for weekly losses.
U.S. stock index futures were little changed on Friday, after falling sharply a day earlier when stocks were hit by concerns about violence in Iraq.
The U.K.'s pound has roared higher as Mark Carney, the governor of the Bank of England, surprised markets.
The dollar was up around a third of a percent against the yen as markets listened to the Bank of Japan's latest comments on policy on Friday.
CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. Iraq makes traders nervous and drives oil prices higher. Gold was up on the day and nat gas spiked on weak inventory numbers.
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.