U.S. stock index futures pointed to a mixed open on Friday as traders looked to the release of nonfarm payrolls at 8:30 a.m. ET.
European markets provisionally closed higher on Thursday after being buoyed by corporate earnings.
Most Asia markets were lower on Thursday as the Fed stuck to a hawkish bent overnight and metal prices tumbled.
U.S. stock index futures pointed to a higher open on Thursday ahead of earnings and several pieces of data.
The Dow traded higher after the Fed gave a positive assessment of the U.S. economy while keeping rates unchanged.
European stocks close lower on earnings; Fed in focus; Sainsbury's falls 5.5%
U.S. government debt prices were mixed Wednesday after the Treasury Department said it was studying the issuance of ultra-long bonds.
Asian markets were mixed on Wednesday, as Wall Street's rise was offset by disappointment with Apple earnings, as traders eyed the Fed.
U.S. stock index futures pointed to a lower open, with the Nasdaq set to fall from a record high after mixed quarterly results from Apple.
U.S. equities closed mostly flat on Tuesday investors awaited earnings from tech giant Apple.
European markets closed higher on Tuesday as investors reacted to fresh earnings and awaited the upcoming French presidential vote.
Asia markets closed mixed as traders parsed the RBA decision's to hold steady, key bank earnings in Australia and Singapore, and the dollar.
U.S. government debt prices ticked higher after Donald Trump tweeted "our country needs a good 'shutdown' in September to fix mess!"
Gold prices fell on Monday after weaker-than-expected U.S. construction spending and manufacturing data
The euro rose against the U.S. dollar on Friday after strong euro zone inflation figures.
Oil edged below $52 on Monday as rising U.S. crude output and drilling activity countered production cuts aimed at clearing a supply glut.
U.S. stock index futures pointed to a mixed open on Tuesday as the Federal Reserve's open market committee meeting kicks off.
U.S. equities closed mostly higher in choppy trade, shaking off comments from President Donald Trump said about breaking up the big banks.
U.S. bond prices fell on Monday after a deal was reached to fund the government avoiding a shutdown.
Asia markets close up, with energy plays mostly finishing lower and several major exchanges shut for a Labor Day public holiday.