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  • The U.S. Treasury Building.

    U.S. government debt prices were mixed on Wednesday ahead of U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson’s meeting with his Russian counterpart.

  • NEW YORK, April 12- The dollar fell broadly on Wednesday after U.S. Trump also said, during an interview with the Wall Street Journal, that his administration would not label China a currency manipulator, reversing a campaign trail pledge to do so. "The market had a big reaction, but I think it was an overreaction," said Kathy Lien, managing director at BK Asset...

  • WASHINGTON, April 12- President Donald Trump said on Wednesday that his administration will not label China a currency manipulator, backing away from a vocal campaign promise, even as he said the dollar was "getting too strong" and would eventually hurt the U.S. economy. "They're not currency manipulators," Trump told the Journal about China. The Wall Street Journal...

  • NEW YORK, April 12- U.S. I do like a low-interest rate policy, "Trump told the Wall Street Journal. "We rallied a bit on these remarks," said Gene Tannuzzo, senior portfolio manager at Columbia Threadneedle in Minneapolis.

  • Janet Yellen

    President Donald Trump told The Wall Street Journal on Wednesday that he is undecided on renominating Janet Yellen as Fed chair.

  • WASHINGTON, April 12- President Donald Trump said on Wednesday that the dollar was "getting too strong" and would eventually hurt the U.S. economy, even as he said he would like to see interest rates stay low, the Wall Street Journal reported. In an interview, Trump also said he would not label China a currency manipulator in a U.S. He also said he respected Federal...

  • President Donald Trump gestures on stage during the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in National Harbor, Maryland, U.S., on Friday, Feb. 24, 2017.

    CNBC's Steve Liesman reports the latest headlines from an interview with President Donald Trump from the Wall Street Journal.

  • NEW YORK/ LONDON, April 11- Gold jumped nearly 2 percent to a fresh five-month high on Tuesday as investors sought assets seen as havens from risk amid mounting political and security concerns over North Korea, the Middle East and the looming French election. Nov. 10 at the session high of $1,275.16. Uncertainty about the result of the upcoming French presidential...

  • Workers make brackets for Chevrolet Express Vans at VIA Motors in Orem, Utah.

    Monthly jobs openings are a gauge of the U.S. economy that's closely watched by Fed Chair Janet Yellen.

  • Santelli Exchange: Fmr. Fed. Gov. on unwinding the Fed's balance sheet

    Fmr. Fed Gov. & Treliant Advisors Chairman, Mark Olson & CNBC's Rick Santelli discuss the Fed's balance sheet, tightening & the deficit.

  • LONDON, April 11- Gold jumped more than 1 percent on Tuesday as investors sought assets seen as havens from risk amid mounting political and security concerns over North Korea, the Middle East and the looming French election. at 1412 GMT, within striking distance of its highest level since November of $1,270.46 touched on Friday. "Tensions in the Middle East...

  • Yellen raises red flag on Fed independence

    Fed Chair Janet Yellen told an audience at a University of Michigan event that the U.S. is well-served by having a nonpartisan Federal Reserve, reports CNBC's Steve Liesman.

  • LONDON, April 11- Gold rose on Tuesday as investors sought assets seen as havens from risk as political and security tensions rose over North Korea, the Middle East and the looming French election. Spot gold inched up 0.15 percent to $1,256.10 per ounce by 0935 GMT, while U.S. gold futures rose 0.5. Heightened tensions in the Korean peninsula and Middle East...

  • *Asia ex- Japan down; Nikkei closes lower on yen strength. SINGAPORE, April 11- Asian stocks fell on Tuesday as the political tinderbox in the Middle East and the Korean Peninsula added to uncertainty over the looming French vote, pushing nervous investors into safer assets such as the yen and Treasuries. European stocks were also on track for a subdued start, with...

  • TOKYO, April 11- The dollar fell against the yen in Asian trading on Tuesday, as concerns over tensions with North Korea and Syria weighed on U.S. The possibility of some kind of U.S. military action against North Korea in response to its weapons tests gained traction after President Donald Trump ordered missile strikes against Syria last week in retaliation for...

  • Yellen: Aim to sustain what has already been achieved

    Martin Currie Fund Manager Michael Browne comments on the economic outlook for the U.S., with discussion on the Federal Reserve’s own strategic road map going forward.

  • Where is the US dollar heading?

    Valentin Marinov, managing director, head of G10 FX research at Credit Agricole, reveals the two factors which impact the U.S. dollar when it comes to the Federal Reserve’s strategy.

  • *Spot gold may hit $1,241/ oz- technicals. April 11- Gold edged up on Tuesday as rising political tensions over North Korea and the Middle East buoyed safe-haven demand for the metal. Heightened tensions in the Korean peninsula and Middle East following U.S. strikes on Syria, along with the upcoming French presidential election, have made investors nervous.

  • April 11- Gold held firm on Tuesday, buoyed by its safe-haven status amid rising political tensions over North Korea and the Middle East. *The upcoming French presidential election and heightened tensions in the Korean peninsula and Middle East following the U.S. strikes on Syria have left investors nervous, even as a raft of data over recent months have pointed...

  • TOKYO, April 11- The dollar fell in Asian trading on Tuesday, as concerns over tensions with North Korea and Syria weighed on U.S. China and South Korea agreed on Monday to impose tougher sanctions on North Korea if it carries out nuclear or long-range missile tests, a senior official in Seoul said, as a U.S. Navy strike group headed to the region in a show of force.