U.S. stocks closed more than 1 percent lower, pressured by a continued decline in oil prices and soft reports on the health of the consumer.
U.S. sovereign bond yields sank on Friday, as volatility in stocks has revived safe-haven demand for government paper, ahead of October retail sales data.
European equities closed sharply lower on Friday as slumping commodity prices and weak earnings reports weighed on investor sentiment.
Gold fell back towards near six-year lows on Friday, staying on track for a fourth straight weekly loss, on December rate hike expectations.
Oil fell over 2 percent on Friday, extending the week's loss to the largest in eight months.
U.S. stock index futures pointed to a flat open on Monday after the terror attacks in Paris over the weekend.
The dollar moved higher against major currencies on Friday as U.S. consumer sentiment beat forecasts.
Asian stocks were battered on Friday, amid sharp falls in commodity prices and growing expectations that the Fed will hike rates next month.
U.S. stocks closed more than 1 percent lower, pressured by sharp declines in oil prices, as investors eyed several speeches from Fed officials.
The bad news has piled on Petrobras over the last 12 months and Thursday evening's results will likely provide little relief for the oil giant.
U.S. government debt prices were lower Thursday, as investors anticipated the release of jobs data and comments from Fed speakers.
European equities finished sharply lower on Thursday, as oil prices and a fall in Rolls-Royce shares dented investor sentiment.
U.S. stock index futures pointed to a lower open on Friday, as investors digested October's retail sales, following a string of warnings from major retailers.
Crude prices tumbled on Thursday after the U.S. government reported a bigger-than-expected stockpile build.
Gold fell to its lowest level since early 2010 on Thursday, under pressure from expectations the Fed is on track to raise interest rates next month.
The U.S. dollar dropped for a second day on Thursday as investors booked profits from its precipitous rise in November.
Asian equities were lackluster on Thursday, with weakening commodity prices and concerns over a slower-growing China pressurizing markets.
U.S. stocks closed lower Wednesday as declines in oil prices and disappointing Macy's earnings weighed.
U.S. stock index futures indicated a lower open as traders digested the release of jobs data.
European equities finished higher, despite a speech by the European Central Bank disappointing market watchers.