Oil futures fell Tuesday after four major producers agreed to freeze output at January levels, dashing hopes for a cut to supply.
Gold steadied on Tuesday as U.S. stocks were higher, allaying earlier market jitters that had boosted the precious metal.
U.S. equities closed sharply higher on Friday as European and American bank stocks — as well as oil prices — bounced sharply.
U.S. government debt prices were lower on Friday as investors eyed the release of data ahead of the three-day Presidents Day weekend.
The euro and yen weakened Monday after a warning on volatile currency markets and huge gains from China's yuan helped settle financial nerves.
Gold fell more than 2 percent on Monday as a rebound in stock markets pointed to a sharper appetite for risk.
Traders in the U.S. are due back at work Tuesday, after markets were closed for Presidents Day, with the oil price fluctuating wildly.
Oil prices rose on Monday, by speculation that OPEC might agree to cut production to reduce a supply glut that has pushed prices lower.
Oil prices jumped on hopes of a coordinated production cut sparked by comments from the energy minister of OPEC member United Arab Emirates.
Gold took a breather after soaring 4 percent the previous day but was still set for its best week in four years.
The dollar index rose on Friday after positive consumer spending data suggested the Fed may raise interest rates this year.
European markets finished sharply higher on Friday as crude oil prices and mining stocks rebounded.
Markets in Asia dropped on Friday, with Japan's Nikkei tumbling, after a sell-off on Wall Street fueled by volatile oil and worries over bank earnings.
U.S. stock index futures indicated a higher open on Friday.
Stocks closed lower, but well off their lows, as investors digested a massive global sell-off, oil, and OPEC deal chatter.
U.S. Treasury security yields plunged on Thursday to levels not seen since 2012 in some cases, but gained back ground during the day.
European stocks ended sharply lower on Thursday, as bank and commodity stocks sold off and investors remained jittery over the global economy's health.
Asian markets closed mixed on Thursday as investors digested remarks from Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen and oil remained volatile.
U.S. stocks closed mostly lower on Wednesday as investors digested remarks from Fed Chair Janet Yellen.
U.S. stock index futures pointed to a higher open on Wednesday after a very volatile week so far.