Oil prices gave up gains in volatile trade on Tuesday on worries Iran and Iraq were not ready to agree on an OPEC output freeze.
Gold prices rose for a second day on Tuesday supported by an easing U.S. dollar and physical buying in Asia.
U.S. stock index futures pointed to a higher open after the four major market indexes all closed at record highs in the previous session.
U.S. equities closed higher as oil prices rose on renewed optimism that OPEC was closing in on a deal to cut production.
U.S. government debt prices were higher on Monday as investors digested the results of a note sale.
European markets closed higher Monday as dollar strength took a breather and oil prices jumped.
Asian markets traded mixed on Monday as dollar strength took a breather and oil prices surged.
The dollar fell Monday after rising 10 straight days as investors consolidated gains fueled by the election of a new Republican president.
Oil prices rose to their highest in three weeks as OPEC appeared to be moving closer to reaching an agreement to cut output.
The dollar shed some of its previous gains made on bets concerning the U.S. president-elect Donald Trump's plans for fiscal stimulus.
U.S. futures pointed to a higher open, as traders as traders digested rising oil prices and comments from Fed Vice Chairman Stanley Fischer.
Stocks closed slightly lower, led by health care, as investors digested Fed officials' remarks on monetary policy and falling oil prices.
U.S. government debt prices were mostly lower on Friday as investors eyed a host of Fed speakers on Friday.
European stocks closed lower on Friday as rising U.S. bond yields pushed the dollar higher as investors upped bets on a December rate hike.
The dollar rose on Friday as traders piled bets on a massive dose of fiscal stimulus under a Trump U.S. presidency.
Oil prices eked out gains as hopes that OPEC might agree to limit production cuts at the end of the month boosted sentiment.
Gold dropped 1 percent to a 5-1/2-month low on Friday and was set for a second week of decline as the dollar soared.
The Japanese benchmark index finished at a nearly 11-month high as shares received a boost from a weaker yen.
U.S. equities rose on Thursday as investors parsed through economic data and Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen's testimony.
U.S. government debt prices were mixed on Thursday morning as investors anticipated comments from Fed Chair Janet Yellen.