European markets closed higher on Tuesday as investors monitored earnings reports and reacted to further political uncertainty at the White House.
Markets in Asia closed higher as investors digested better-than-expected China Caixin manufacturing PMI and political uncertainty stateside.
The dollar edged higher on Tuesday as investors consolidated positions, a day after fresh political turmoil in Washington.
Oil prices slipped as ample global supplies countered strong demand and a projected drop in U.S. crude inventories.
Gold prices dipped from seven-week highs Tuesday, after registering their biggest monthly gain in five in July.
The Dow Jones industrial average closed at a record high on Monday as Wall Street cheered on what's been a strong earnings season.
U.S. government debt prices were lower on Monday morning as investors monitored U.S.-Russia relations and digest new earnings reports.
European markets closed mixed on Monday with auto stocks leading declines after Germany said it was open to class action lawsuits against carmakers.
Major Asian indexes closed mostly higher on Monday, as markets digested the release of China PMI data and tensions in the Korean Peninsula.
News of a producers' meeting next week added to bullish sentiment driven by the threat of U.S. sanctions against OPEC member Venezuela.
The U.S. dollar hit a 2-1/2-year low against the euro on Monday.
Gold was also boosted by U.S. economic data that cast doubt on whether the Federal Reserve will raise rates again this year.
U.S. equities closed well off session lows on Friday investors shook off a sharp pullback from Amazon.com.
U.S. stock index futures pointed to a slightly higher open on Monday as investors keep their focus on earnings reports.
European stocks closed were lower on Friday after Amazon earnings miss and tobacco stocks took a tumble.s.
Asian indexes closed mostly lower on Friday as investors parsed through corporate earnings in the region.
The U.S. dollar fell as a combination of underwhelming U.S. data and political uncertainty kept traders biased toward the euro.
Oil prices extended a rally on Friday, hovering near 8-week highs on a decline in U.S. inventories.
Gold prices rose to its highest level since early June on weaker than expected U.S. inflation.
U.S. government debt prices were higher on Friday, as investors digest data releases including gross domestic product (GDP).