News Articles in Forex and Currencies

U.S. stocks end mixed on earnings uncertainty, Bernanke; Dow up 0.17% U.S. stocks ended Friday mixed as investors applauding a cautiously optimistic speech from Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke offset those jumping to the sidelines to await fourth... Read >>

Forex - Dollar gains on weak Chinese data, Bernanke comments The dollar traded higher against most major currencies on Friday after soft data out of the Chinese service sector sparked safe haven demand for the greenback, while a cautiously... Read >>

Gold extends gains on physical demand, bargain hunting Gold prices carried Thursday's gains into Friday on reports of rising physical demand in Asia, while bottom fishers snapped up nicely priced positions after the commodity suffered... Read >>

Bernanke: Economy making progress, though recovery incomplete The U.S. economy is on the mend though recovery is incomplete, and any decision to scale back stimulus tools such as monthly bond purchases should not be construed as a step towards... Read >>

Oil falls as market braces for rising Libyan output, ignores supply data Oil prices dropped on Friday as the market braced for rising Libyan output, while soft Chinese service sector data softened demand for the growth sensitive commodity as well. Oil... Read >>

Natural gas gains on chilly U.S. weather, shrugs off inventory data Natural gas prices rose on Friday after updated weather forecasting models called for cold air to keep its grip across the central and eastern U.S., though a bearish supply report... Read >>

Forex - GBP/USD drops as dollar gains on soft Chinese data The pound dropped against the dollar on Friday after soft Chinese service sector data sent investors chasing safe haven greenback positions that came at the pound's expense. GBP USD... Read >>

EUR/USD falls as dollar gains on soft Chinese service data The euro fell against the dollar on Friday after disappointing Chinese service sector data steered investors away from risk and into safe haven dollar positions. In U.S. trading, EUR... Read >>

Dollar remains mixed vs. rivals ahead of Bernanke The dollar remained mixed against the other major currencies in quiet trade on Friday, as markets awaited a speech by Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke scheduled later in the... Read >>

Forex - GBP/USD slips lower as sentiment weakens The pound slipped lower against the U.S. dollar on Friday, as demand for the risk related sterling weakened despite positive U.K. economic reports released earlier in the day. GBP... Read >>