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  • SINGAPORE, July 20- The dollar hit a three-month high against a basket of major currencies on Monday, after solid U.S. inflation and housing data supported expectations for the Federal Reserve to raise interest rates in coming months. The greenback is coming off its best weekly performance in about two months, having risen last week after Fed Chair Janet Yellen...

  • *Gold falls to weakest since March 2010. *Platinum, palladium also plunge to multi-year lows. MANILA, July 20- Gold plunged 4 percent to its lowest in more than five years on Monday with platinum also sinking 5 percent to its weakest since 2009 as investors sold the precious metals on the outlook for the U.S. dollar.

  • SINGAPORE, July 20- The dollar hit a three-month high against a basket of major currencies on Monday, after solid U.S. inflation and housing data supported expectations for the Federal Reserve to raise interest rates in coming months. The greenback is coming off its best weekly performance in about two months, having risen last week after Fed Chair Janet Yellen...

  • In the euro zone, European Central Bank President Mario Draghi has promised rock-bottom interest rates for the foreseeable future and pledged to see through the bank's monthly 60 billion euro asset purchases until September next year. In Asia, China's policymakers are struggling to contain stock market mayhem that could still undermine attempts to...

  • Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    About a quarter of all S&P 500 companies will report earnings in the coming week, which could be a boost for stocks.

  • NEW YORK, July 17- The dollar rose on Friday, ending its best week of gains since May, on strong inflation and housing data that encouraged bets on a U.S. interest rates hike by the end of the year. The euro was off 0.25 percent on Friday to $1.0850, a level last seen on May 27 and down more than 2 percent on the week as currency investors shifted attention from the Greek...

  • *Gold headed toward fourth straight weekly fall. NEW YORK/ LONDON, July 17- Gold fell to a five-year low on Friday, pressured by a strong dollar and expectations for a U.S. rate hike this year, and as China bought less than expected over the past six years. "The market's saying China's been buying gold but they bought a lot less than what they should have," said Phillip...

  • Inflation? Real American wages went DOWN in June Friday, 17 Jul 2015 | 12:56 PM ET
    Federal Reserve Board Chair Janet Yellen testifies during a hearing before Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee July 16, 2015 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC.

    Every time it looks like the economic field of vision is clearing, something seems to happen to blur it up again.

  • Why the Fed really wants to raise rates: Analyst Friday, 17 Jul 2015 | 12:35 PM ET
    Janet Yellen

    Here's the real reason why the Federal Reserve wants to tighten monetary policy, Jim Bianco said.

  • NEW YORK, July 17- The dollar rose on Friday, kept on track to its best week of gains in two months by inflation and housing data that encouraged betting U.S. interest rates will rise by the end of the year. Fed Chair Janet Yellen this week said an interest rate increase was likely this year. The euro was off 0.5 percent on Friday to $1.0847, a level last seen on May 27 and...

  • *Gold headed towards fourth weekly fall. LONDON, July 17- Gold fell more than 1 percent to its lowest in five years on Friday, pressured by a strong dollar and U.S. data that increased bets on a Federal Reserve rate increase this year, while platinum hit lows not seen in more than six years. Platinum broke below $1,000 an ounce for the first time since early 2009 due to...

  • Santelli: Markets listening to 'Fed speak' Friday, 17 Jul 2015 | 9:41 AM ET
    Santelli: Markets listening to 'Fed speak'

    CNBC's Rick Santelli discusses the latest action in the bond market, and the U.S. dollar.

  • LONDON, July 17- Amid all the uncertainty swirling around financial markets, one clear picture is emerging for investors: U.S. and UK interest rates will soon rise, while most of the rest of the world is easing monetary policy. Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen and Bank of England governor Mark Carney this week gave their strongest indications to date that they...

  • NEW YORK, July 17- The U.S. The Labor Department said on Friday its Consumer Price Index rose 0.3 percent last month, the fifth straight increase. "The housing sector this year has been one of the only sectors that has shown consistent strength, so that continuing I think bodes well for the overall economy," said Thomas Simons, a money market economist at Jefferies in...

  • WASHINGTON, July 17- U.S. consumer prices rose for a fifth straight month in June as the cost of gasoline and a range of other goods increased, further signs of firming inflation that strengthen the case for an interest rate hike this year. Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen this week affirmed the U.S. central bank was keen to start raising interest rates later this...

  • Gasoline, eggs lift U.S. consumer prices in June Friday, 17 Jul 2015 | 8:31 AM ET

    WASHINGTON, July 17- U.S. consumer prices rose for a fifth straight month in June as the cost of gasoline and a range of other goods increased, further signs of firming inflation that strengthen the case for an interest rate hike this year. The Labor Department said on Friday its Consumer Price Index rose 0.3 percent last month after increasing 0.4 percent in May.

  • President Barack Obama signs the the financial reform bill into law July 21, 2010.

    Five years after the financial crisis, a battle is still being fought over Dodd-Frank, a series of reforms designed to prevent a recurrence.

  • *Gold headed towards fourth weekly fall. LONDON, July 17- Gold fell close to its lowest level in eight months on Friday pressured by a strong dollar and increasing bets on a Federal Reserve rate rise this year while platinum hit lows not seen in more than six years. "Platinum is suffering from low liquidity and the kind of storm has been facing in the past few weeks has...

  • *Focus shifts back to Fed hike risk from Greece. Currency investors have been distracted for weeks by uncertainty over whether Greece and its creditors would come to an agreement and avoid "Grexit" from the euro. "That's picked up from Greece as the main driver of our market and therefore the dollar is, in a fairly parallel move, stronger off the back of it...

  • *Market focus shifts back to Fed hike risk from Greece. *Greek worries fade as Europe moves to reopen funding. TOKYO/ SYDNEY, July 17- The dollar edged away from two-month highs against a basket of major currencies on Friday but was still on track for a solid weekly gain as the market shifted its focus to an eventual hike in U.S. interest rates.