Good earnings and improving economic data are causing money to pile into the U.S. stock market.
The dollar rallied on Thursday as investors plowed cash back into riskier asset classes, with an underpinning of promising data.
CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports on all the market moving events in Europe today, including Tesco's $420 million mistake and the performance of some European blue chips.
While lower oil prices contributed to a 21 percent slump in Occidental Petroleum's third-quarter profit, they have bolstered airline company earnings.
Oil is skidding amid oversupply and concerns about slowing growth and deflation. That's pressuring the stock market.
The US dollar extended broad-based gains on Wednesday after slightly higher-than-expected US inflation data and amid concerns over European banks.
CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports on all the market moving events in Europe today, including a decline for some euro zone banks.
A huge divergence in monetary policy around the world will put the macro in focus and weigh on markets, says hedge funder Kyle Bass.
Companies are maintaining guidance for the fourth quarter, easing concerns that slower global growth will hit Q4 earnings.
Valentin Marinov, director of FX strategy at Citi, says investors should still be long sterling against the euro.
Stocks staged a steady rally as Ebola fears ebbed and oil prices stabilized. Expectations the Fed will stay dovish helped too.
The euro fell sharply against the dollar on Tuesday after Reuters reported the European Central Bank was looking at buying corporate bonds.
CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports on all the market moving events in Europe today, including reports the ECB may buy corporate bonds across Europe by December and a strong rebound for Greece.
Peter Rosenstreich, Chief FX Analyst at Swissquote Bank,says the ECB will do their best before launching a bond-buying program and the euro will likely weaken further.
A number of old-school industrial companies and and multi-industry conglomerates have given investors something to cheer about with upbeat guidance.
Nick Nelson, head of global equity strategy at UBS, and Bob Parker, senior advisor at Credit Suisse, say that German stocks are an attractive buy despite the XETRA DAX being one of the worst performers this year.
Major currencies traded in tight ranges on Monday with investors facing a vacuum of data and modest price changes in global markets.
The market is much calmer this week amid expectations of a more dovish Fed, stabilization in oil prices and easing Ebola concerns.
CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports on all the market moving events in Europe today, including the ECB's buying of covered bonds and SAP reports a disappointing earnings outlook.
IBM with a big miss, and abandons its 5-year plan for $20 in earnings by 2015.