Stocks fell on Wednesday as the corporate earnings season rolled on with companies like CSX and Bank of America releasing their quarterly numbers.
U.S. government debt prices were higher on Wednesday morning, after President Donald Trump said Tuesday there is still a "long way to go" on trade talks with China.
European stocks turned negative Wednesday afternoon as trade concerns continued to weigh on global markets.
Oil futures fell on Wednesday, extending a more than 3% drop in prices the previous session, after U.S. government data showed large builds in refined product stockpiles.
Gold rose slightly on Wednesday as the dollar dipped following remarks from the International Monetary Fund on the U.S. currency.
The dollar was little changed against most major currencies on Wednesday, pausing after prior day's gains tied to stronger-than-forecast retail sales data, while the pound fell to 27-month lows versus the greenback on jitters about a no-deal Brexit.
U.S. President Donald Trump said Tuesday that Washington and Beijing have a long way to go on trade, adding that America could place tariffs on an additional $325 billion worth of Chinese goods if needed.
Stocks fell from record highs on Tuesday after President Donald Trump cast doubt on the trade progress between China and the U.S.
European stocks closed higher on Tuesday after a muted morning session, with traders monitoring a slew of earnings reports.
Gold prices fell on Tuesday after better-than-expected U.S. retail sales data lowered expectations of an interest rate cut by the U.S. Federal Reserve and boosted the dollar.
Oil prices turned lower on Tuesday, falling by about $2 a barrel as U.S. President Donald Trump said progress has been made with Iran, signaling tensions could ease in the Mideast.
The dollar rose against a basket of currencies on Tuesday as surprisingly strong growth in U.S. retail sales in June soothed jitters about the American economy and trimmed expectations the Federal Reserve may embark on a deep interest rate cut later this month.
Minutes from the Reserve Bank of Australia's monetary policy meeting in July showed the central bank was ready to adjust interest rates if required.
U.S. Treasury yields paused a sharp climb on Monday after the 10-year note posted its biggest weekly climb since April.
Stocks slipped after reaching record highs on Monday as Wall Street remained cautious to start off the corporate earnings season.
European stocks returned to positive territory Monday afternoon, during a choppy session amid worries China's economy is slowing due to a trade war with the U.S.
Gold edged lower on Monday as global stock markets gained with investors focussing on some upbeat economic readings from mixed Chinese economic data, while a firm dollar further weighed on bullion.
Oil prices fell on Monday on mixed Chinese economic data and signs that the impact of a tropical storm on U.S. Gulf Coast production and refining would be short-lived.
The dollar was little changed to slightly higher on Monday in thin summer trading, with the greenback's upside potential hampered by expectations the Federal Reserve will cut interest rates at next week's policy meeting.
China released second-quarter figures on Monday showing that its economy slowed to 6.2% — the weakest rate in at least 27 years.