Beige Book report was filled with commentary that is mostly positive on the US economy.
The dollar rose on Wednesday as fragile global stock markets steadied.
Currency wars are one reason Michael Farr thinks the Fed will either defer the first rate hike to next year or do one small move and then pause.
CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports on all the market moving events in Europe today, including energy stocks edging lower, and awaiting the ECB meeting.
Valentin Marinov, managing director and head of G10 FX research at Credit Agricole, discusses foreign exchange and carry trade positions.
We have what traders call "degrossing," where participants are simply taking down overall exposure a bit.
The yen and the euro rose on concerns about China, as investors unwound bets against the two currencies used to fund holding riskier assets.
CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports on a sea of red across Europe at the close.
Four Chinese regulatory agencies have issued a joint statement "encouraging" listed companies to take action to shore up their shares.
Christian Gattiker, chief strategist and head of research at Julius Baer, discusses the case for the U.S. dollar and other currencies.
The dollar lost ground against the yen and the euro as global stock markets began the week in the red, prompting investors to trim bets.
Constantin Bolz, FX strategist from UBS, talks about the equity and currency markets in light of recent comments by Federal Reserve vice chair Stanley Fischer.
CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports on all the market moving events in Europe today, including European equities down almost 9 percent.
There are still plenty of bears betting that that rally will have trouble sustaining itself in early September.
The dollar rose to one-week highs on Friday.
CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports on all the market moving events in Europe today, including the euro zone confidence rising to a fresh 4-year high.
The Dow went up 2 percent in the last 45 minutes Thursday. THAT is ridiculous.
The dollar advanced for a third consecutive session on Thursday, bolstered by data showing a much stronger U.S. economy.
CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports on all the market moving events in Europe today, including European oil majors and the Greek Prime Minister ruling out a coalition with main parties.
Derek Halpenny, European head of global markets research at Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi, talks about foreign exchange markets and the prospects for the dollar and the yuan.