U.S. equities closed mixed on Friday, but managed another record close, while investors kept an eye on France's presidential election.
The yen rose against major currencies as concerns about the upcoming French elections kindled safe-haven demand for the Japanese currency.
U.S. equities closed mostly lower Thursday, taking a breather from a record-setting run, while energy dropped 1 percent.
Rob McCreery, founding partner at Libra Investment Services, discusses the impact of Fed Chair Janet Yellen's recent hint of a March interest rate hike.
Craig Chan of Nomura talks about momentum for the U.S. dollar in the near term and his expectations for Fed policy.
Gareth Berry of Macquarie says he expects the Fed to hike interest rates twice this year.
The dollar headed for a second day of losses on Thursday, falling against the euro, yen and the basket of currencies.
More than three weeks into his presidency, Trump hasn't labeled China a currency manipulator despite saying it would be a day one priority.
Equities in the United States climbed to new highs on Wednesday as investors parsed through key economic data.
CNBC's Rick Santelli reports the latest data for industrial production.
Geoff Robinson, head of fundamental equity analytics at UBS, discusses the potential impact of U.S. import taxes on businesses.
Political uncertainty is knocking the euro, and some experts are advising investors to short the common currency as a hedge against risk.
Richard Champion, deputy CIO at Canaccord Genuity Wealth Management, reacts to U.S. Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen's latest testimony.
Jan Halper-Hayes, former worldwide VP for Republicans Overseas, says that smart business reporting is needed to analyze U.S. President Donald Trump's policies.
Robert Rennie of Westpac Bank says he's been selective in buying USD.
Ray Attrill of National Australia Bank explains why he's long dollar/yen.
The greenback was previously on track for its 11th straight day of gains.
U.S. equities posted new record highs as investors digested testimony from the top Federal Reserve official.
U.S. President Donald Trump's pledge to cut taxes is one of the key reasons why, argues Nick Gartside of JPMorgan Asset Management.
Nick Gartside, international CIO of fixed income at JP Morgan, adds that he expects Fed chair Janet Yellen to raise interest rates in March "if she's brave."