EghtesadOnline: The dollar hoarded hefty gains on Wednesday after strong U.S. retail data put a Federal Reserve rate hike back on the agenda, while Asia stocks inched ahead as tensions in the Korean peninsula simmered down a little.
EghtesadOnline: The dollar steadied on Tuesday after rallying on upbeat U.S. data that boosted Treasury yields to seven-week highs, while the focus turned to the Reserve Bank of Australia's policy decision to see if it would join a growing list of central banks adopting a hawkish tilt.
EghtesadOnline: The dollar steadied against a basket of currencies on Monday after slipping on soft U.S. economic data, with investors awaiting comments by a top Federal Reserve official for clues on whether recent strength can be sustained.
EghtesadOnline: While President Donald Trump is looking for some "very good numbers" on U.S. growth shortly, the economic data of late have fallen short of economists' forecasts.
EghtesadOnline: U.S. stocks limped into the weekend on a sluggish final day of trading, while the dollar fluctuated with oil as investors assessed data showing the U.S. economy on firm footing.
EghtesadOnline: The U.S. economy is back on track for steady growth, though not much more. Data released Friday showed consumer retail purchases rose last month, albeit less than forecast, after a March gain that was revised from a decline, indicating the early-2017 slowdown was transitory.
EghtesadOnline: Shares and the U.S. dollar dipped on Monday while U.S. bond yields slumped to five-month lows after soft U.S. economic data hurt investor sentiment already frayed by worries over North Korea and coming French elections.
EghtesadOnline: The dollar started the week on the back foot on Monday as some lackluster U.S. data and comments from Federal Reserve officials gave investors few catalysts to build on their U.S. currency exposure.
EghtesadOnline: Oil prices were little changed for a third session on Tuesday, with investors searching for direction as concern over rising U.S. shale output offsets production cuts by OPEC and non-OPEC members.
EghtesadOnline: The dollar slipped and Treasuries edged higher amid data showing tepid business investment in the U.S. even as consumers stepped up spending in the fourth quarter. American stock futures were little changed before Donald Trump’s policy speech.