Oil prices slipped on Monday, with U.S. crude easing from two-year highs on prospects for increased output.
The dollar edged higher as traders braced to resume deliberations on the U.S. tax plan and Jerome Powell's confirmation hearing.
Gold prices rose on Monday, helped by a weaker dollar, as investors looked ahead to congressional testimony by the nominee to chair the Fed.
U.S. government debt yields rose Monday after home sales topped Street expectations and investors eyed Fed speeches.
U.S. stock index futures pointed to a flat open Monday, as investors looked ahead to a key vote on tax reform.
U.S. equities rose on Friday as investors placed bets on a strong holiday shopping season.
European shares finished under slight pressure on Friday, amid lower liquidity levels due to the Thanksgiving holiday.
Asian markets were mixed in Friday trade as investors kept an eye on Chinese equities which sold off in the last session.
The dollar fell to its lowest since late September on Friday as investors grew optimistic about the strength of the euro zone's recovery.
U.S. crude oil hit fresh two-year highs, as the shutdown of a major crude pipeline from Canada to the U.S. tightened North American markets.
Gold prices dipped, though analysts speculate the metal could rise to $1,300 next week.
U.S. government debt prices fell on Friday, as investors took their cues from the action in European bonds.
U.S. stock index futures pointed to a relatively flat open Friday, as investors gear up for more data during a shortened trading day.
European equities finished Thursday relatively flat, as investors digested stock news, amid weak trading volumes across the world.
Asian markets were subdued on Thursdsay, taking the lead from a quiet overnight session on Wall Street.
The euro rose for a third consecutive day when a flurry of business surveys pointed to a strengthening growth outlook for the region.
Oil prices eased on Thursday, but the shutdown of the Keystone pipeline and a drawdown in fuel inventories continued to bolster markets.
Gold prices nudged lower Thursday, with investors taking profits after gains in the previous session on weaker U.S. economic data.
The tech-heavy index closed 0.1 percent higher as Amazon gained more than 1 percent.
European stocks ended slightly under pressure on Wednesday, as investors digested the latest U.K. budget and earnings announcements.