Stocks closed little changed on Friday as strong quarterly results from some of the largest U.S. companies, including Microsoft and Honeywell, counterbalanced threats made by President Donald Trump to increase tariffs on China.
U.S. government debt prices were lower on Friday morning, as traders digested criticism of the Federal Reserve from President Donald Trump.
Shares in Europe hovered around the flatline in mid-morning deals on Friday following remarks from President Donald Trump about the Federal Reserve and amid further earnings.
Asian shares came under pressure on the last trading day of the week after stocks stateside slipped amid U.S. President Donald Trump's criticism of the Federal Reserve.
The dollar held below a one-year high after U.S. President Donald Trump expressed concern about a stronger currency, although a weakening Chinese yuan reduced risk appetite.
Concerns about oversupply and the ongoing trade conflict between the United States and China weighed on oil markets.
Gold prices edged up in volatile trade after hitting a one-year low in the previous session.
Stocks fell on Thursday amid criticism of the Federal Reserve by President Donald Trump. A decline in bank shares also pushed the broader market down.
European shares fell Thursday as investors digested corporate results and cashed in recent gains.
Asian stocks closed mixed, with major markets fading after initially trading higher on the back of Wall Street's earnings-led advance, while Chinese equities extended their losing streak.
The dollar rose to a one-year high against a basket of currencies on Thursday, gaining for a third straight session.
Brent crude fell on Thursday as concerns about mounting supply returned after a brief rally on comments that Saudi Arabia's exports would fall in August.
Gold extended falls to a one-year low as the U.S. dollar firmed after Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell asserted the need for further interest rate hikes amid a strong economy.
U.S. government debt prices were lower on Thursday morning as traders awaited fresh data.
Stocks rose on Wednesday as a jump in Morgan Stanley shares led the rest of the banking sector higher.
U.S. Treasury note yields held steady on Wednesday after Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell's second day testifying in front of Congress.
European shares closed higher Wednesday, as investors maintained their focus on corporate earnings.
Asian shares closed mixed, after firmer gains seen earlier faded although investors were still assured by upbeat remarks from Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell.
The dollar rose to a three-week high on Wednesday, as demand increased after upbeat comments from U.S. He reiterated his remarks on Wednesday before a U.S. House panel.
Oil benchmark Brent crude hit a three-month low on Wednesday after a rise in U.S. crude inventories highlighted increasing global supply and concerns over weak demand.