Wall Street analysts say it is increasingly possible the Trump administration will try using a stronger weapon in the currency wars than just presidential tweets.
Gold prices eased on Thursday as investors locked in profits before this week's U.S. non-farm payrolls data and as a rally in stock markets briefly halted the metal's recent strong run.
Trump has begun a process with Russia and China at the G-20 meeting that could bring lasting peace and economic prosperity to the world, writes Michael Ivanovitch.
The U.S. president may wish to pause his Fed tweets, and leave his economic advisors to watch the central bank instead, writes Michael Ivanovitch.
Gold prices hit their highest levels in nearly six years on Friday, buoyed by expectations of easier monetary policy in the U.S.
The U.S. dollar sank against its rivals on Thursday, putting it on track for its biggest two-day drop in a year after the Federal Reserve signaled it was ready to cut interest rates as early as next month.
But BlackRock's global fixed income chief also says he doesn't think the Fed will announce a rate cut until July.
The dollar weakened against other major currencies on Wednesday after the Federal Reserve held interest rates steady at its regular meeting, but signaled a possible rate cut of as much as a half a percentage point by the end of the year.
Gold prices climbed on Wednesday after the U.S. Federal Reserve signaled interest rate cuts were possible later this year, as it responded to increased economic uncertainty and tepid inflation.
Stocks in Asia rose on Wednesday following positive developments overnight on the U.S.-China trade front.
The S&P 500 is closing in on its all-time high, and is likely to sail past it, as long as the Fed promises lower interest rates and the trade war calms down.
Mario Draghi, head of the European Central Bank, had some stern words for President Donald Trump.
Trump went after Mario Draghi for opening the door to more monetary stimulus in Europe, which would weaken the euro relative to the dollar.
European Central Bank President Mario Draghi defended the tools that the organization has available.
The yield on the benchmark 10-year Treasury note fell to its lowest level since September 2017 as the Fed began its two-day policy meeting.
The outlook for Germany's economy and political stability are more uncertain than ever, writes Michael Ivanovitch.
Stocks in Asia advanced on Friday following positive developments overnight on U.S.-Mexico negotiations, while investors digested recent comments from major central bank chiefs.
European Central Bank President Mario Draghi indicated the institution could cut interest rates if needed.
European Central Bank President Mario Draghi speaks following the central bank's latest monetary policy decision.
European Central Bank President Mario Draghi speaks at a press conference after the institution decided to leave interest rates on hold.