Michael Woolfolk, Managing Director and Senior Currency Strategist at BNY Mellon, says markets may shrug off Friday's nonfarm payrolls for the month of February and focus on developments in Crimea.
CNBC's John Harwood reports President Obama proposed the Crimea referendum violates international law.
Art Cashin of UBS Financial Services discusses why higher yields didn't derail a strong gain for stocks.
U.S. bonds were little changed on Thursday, as investors awaited further news from Ukraine, as well as the crucial NFP jobs report.
As Ukraine remains in crisis mode, the country's oligarchs have more than their wealth at stake.
U.S. investments in Russia and Ukraine are not likely to be heavily impacted, long term, by current military and political tensions.
CNBC's John Harwood and Michelle Caruso-Cabrera react to President Obama's comments on the Ukrainian crisis.
President Barack Obama says he has signed an executive order that authorizes sanctions on individuals and entities responsible for violating the sovereignty and territorial integrity of Ukraine.
European stocks closed flat on Thursday, after the BoE and ECB kept interest rates at record lows.
Crimea's parliament voted to join Russia on Thursday and its Moscow-backed government set a referendum within 10 days in an escalation of the crisis over Crimea.
News of the Crimean referendum on joining Russian was well-received in Moscow, reports NBC's Jim Maceda.will respond to the latest developments.
The Crimean parliament has approved a March 16 referendum on becoming part of Russia. CNBC's Steve Sedgwick reports the Russians aren't recognizing the Kiev government, and the Kiev government isn't recognizing the Crimean government.
Arseniy Yatsenyuk, Ukraine prime minister, says that the country is in a "desperate financial plight" but that the government is trying to maintains stability and provide social standards.
Stepan Kubiv, governor of the Ukrainian Central Bank, says that the situation in Crimea influences risks and markets, adding that Ukraine is moving towards European integration.
The United States imposed a ban on the visas of Ukrainian and Russian officials who are responsible for threatening the sovereignty of Ukraine. CNBC's John Harwood has the details.
The Crimean parliament approved a March 16th referendum on becoming part of Russia, reports NBC's Jim Maceda.
Investment firms have sharply increased the protection they buy to protect against macroeconomic shocks.
Energy experts at IHS Ceraweek say market dynamics will keep the lid on prices of U.S. natural gas even if more expensive techniques are used to extract it.
Crimean lawmakers voted in favor of a referendum on whether the region should join Russia, a move that Kiev has declared illegal, reports NBC's Jim Maceda.
The euro rose to its highest level since December after comments from the ECB's Mario Draghi, reports CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera.