U.S. stocks closed mixed, pressured by a plunge in biotechs, as investors digested Nike earnings and Fed Chair Janet Yellen's remarks.
U.S. stock index futures indicated a higher open on Friday as markets digested Thursday's speech from Fed Chair Janet Yellen.
U.S. government debt prices were lower Friday as investors reacted to Thursday's speech from Fed Reserve Chair Janet Yellen.
U.S. crude oil settled higher on Friday to end the week in positive territory following a choppy trading session.
European stocks closed sharply higher on Friday, shaking off the Volkswagen scandal and taking positive sentiment from the Federal Reserve.
Gold fell from one-month highs on Friday after Fed Chair Janet Yellen kept the door open to an increase in U.S. interest rates this year.
U.S. stocks were set for a positive start, with sentiment cautious before U.S. Federal Reserve speakers, data and a budget battle in Washington.
The dollar rallied after U.S. Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen left the door open to a hike in interest rates later this year.
U.S. stocks closed lower Thursday as investors awaited a post-close speech from Fed Chair Janet Yellen.
U.S. government debt prices were higher Thursday, as investors looked to a speech on inflation and policy from Janet Yellen.
Asian stocks were mostly lower amid choppy trade on Friday, as uncertainty over the outlook of U.S monetary policy sapped investor confidence.
European stocks closed sharply lower on Thursday, as the fallout from the Volkswagen emissions scandal caused auto stocks to tumble.
Platinum gained ground after a four-day rout prompted by fears that auto industry demand could take a hit following the Volkswagen scandal.
Oil prices seesawed on Thursday as tumbling stock prices on Wall Street offset a bullish report on U.S. crude inventories.
The U.S. dollar extended its decline against the euro on Thursday.
Asian shares traded mixed on Thursday, with Japan's Nikkei 225 index lagging on its first day of trade following a five-day long weekend.
U.S. stocks closed mildly lower in light volume trade as investors eyed oil and commodity prices, amid weak manufacturing China data.
Europe stocks finished marginally higher on Wednesday, as investors digested the latest from Volkswagen and continued to ponder China's economic health.
Oil prices fell after the EIA reported U.S. crude inventories dropped, but gasoline stockpiles rose and refinery activity eased.
U.S. Treasury prices remained lower on Wednesday as the market absorbed a fresh supply of five-year Treasury notes.
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Manufacturing in China contracted more slowly in November and the services industry grew, signs that the economy's transition is on track.
Asia's third-largest economy expanded at a 7.4 percent annual rate in the July-September quarter, compared with 7 percent in April-June.
Jan Hatzius, Goldman Sachs's top economist, expects the Federal Reserve to go gradual on rates, and for modest U.S. growth to prevail.