Biotechs drop on reports Rep. Waxman has sent a letter to Gilead's CEO asking him to justify the price of Hepatitis C drug Sovaldi.
Higher interest rates are a boon to banks, semiconductor firms are soaring, and Goldman's brass weigh in on high-frequency trading.
Data showing a record euro zone trade surplus in January helped the euro rise against the dollar for the first time in three days.
Antje Praefcke, forex analyst at Commerzbank, says the U.S. dollar will continue to rally after U.S. Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen signaled an interest rate hike could come earlier than expected.
Janet Yellen left traders with three takeaways: the dollar will strengthen, rates will rise, and easy money policies are on their way out.
The dollar steadied against major currencies on Thursday after being jerked higher overnight by a Federal Reserve message that a rate hike would be sooner than expected.
Valentin Marinov, director of FX strategy at Citi, and John Haynes, head of research at Investec Wealth and Investment, discuss whether U.S. Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen's time frame for an interest rate hike is reasonable.
Acceptance of bitcoin has stepped up from small transactions for pizza and online dating to what may be its biggest deal yet: a luxury villa in Bali.
The dollar rose against the yen and euro on Wednesday, following the Federal Reserve's announcement it will further unwind monetary stimulus.
CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports on all the market moving events in Europe today, including the surprise UK budget.
Stocks could move to new highs if Russia behaves, and if the Fed soothes on rates. Elsewhere, the dam is breaking on 2014's flood of IPOs.
A modest easing of tension in Ukraine and a slight increase in U.S. Treasury yields sent the euro on Tuesday against the U.S. dollar and the yen.
CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports on all the market moving events in Europe today, including gains for French car makers, including Renault.
Thanos Vamvakidis, head of European G10 FX strategy at Bank of America Merrill Lynch Global Research, says investors are in "wait and see mode" to assess how geopolitical events will develop.
CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports on all the market moving events in Europe today, including a rally in the European banking sector and a rise for U.K. home builders.
Steven Saywell, global head of foreign exchange strategy at BNP Paribas, discusses currencies and says that a lot of pessimism has been taken out of the currency market following the Crimean referendum.
The yen heads for its biggest weekly gain in more than a month against the dollar, on tensions in Ukraine and the Chinese economy.
The euro has continued to strengthen with strategists debating whether the boost was from China's move to diversify its foreign holdings.
CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports on all the market moving events in Europe today, including and tumble in European stocks and positive action in French telecom's.
With grim headlines from Ukraine and China, a bad week for major global indexes is coming to an end.