Tag: U.S. Dollar Index (DXY)

Gold logs back-to-back gains to start July, second half of 2021

Gold futures finished higher Thursday, supported by opportunistic buying and an unwind of short bets overnight, amid a rise in the dollar to a three-month...

Gold prices finish higher after sharpest weekly skid in over a year

Gold futures ended higher Monday, with the precious metal scoring a partial rebound from its steepest weekly decline since March 2020. Bullion’s gains came as...

Markets are sending ‘peculiar’ signals as Fed changes tune — here’s what they mean

Financial markets went a little wild in the past week, after the Federal Reserve on Wednesday delivered an unexpected message. Policy makers penciled in two...

Dow edges lower as investors look for inflation clues

Stocks were mostly a shade lower Tuesday morning, though the tech-heavy Nasdaq Composite held on to a small gain as investors remained wait-and-see mode ahead...

U.S. Treasury yields rise to highest since mid-May as jobs data improves

U.S. government bond yields rose Thursday, and the 2-year and 10-year Treasurys hit their highest yield since mid-May, following a report showing a jump in...

Why gold’s biggest quarterly drop in 4 years doesn’t mark the end of its bull cycle

After suffering its biggest quarterly loss since 2016, gold stands as one of the few commodities trading lower this year, but prices still have room to run higher even if...

Dow trades to records but retreats in first full day of Biden presidency

U.S. stock benchmarks turned south Thursday morning, after initially extending the rally to fresh records, as investors pondered President Biden’s prospects for combating the COVID-19...

U.S. stocks close lower for the week after release of big bank quarterly results, Biden aid plan

U.S. stock benchmarks closed the week on a down note Friday, with the three major indexes registering their largest one week drop since October 30,...

Dollar suffers first annual drop since 2017

The U.S. dollar went from life preserver to castaway in a topsy-turvy 2020 that many investors think marks the start of a downtrend for the...

Biden vs. Trump: Why investors should get ready for a weaker dollar either way

MarketWatch photo illustration/Getty Images It isn’t just stock-market investors who are bracing for volatility around and beyond Election Day next month. The potential for an...

What a falling dollar means for stocks — sector by sector

A falling U.S. dollar is getting a lot of attention from stock-market investors, and according to the chart below from Wells Fargo Investment Institute, the...