Dollar Hits 7-Month High on ECB Decision

The euro fell to a four-month low against the U.S. dollar and the greenback rose to its highest in seven months against a basket of major currencies on Thursday after the European Central Bank President left the door open to more monetary stimulus at its policy meeting.

Wall Street Rallies on Earnings Optimism

Wall Street advanced on Tuesday to give the S&P 500 its best day this month on the heels of solid earnings reports from names such as UnitedHealth and Netflix that put corporate profits on track to snap a four-quarter streak of declines.

Stocks Steady After Fed Minutes

The S&P 500 and the Dow Jones industrial average indexes ended Wednesday's session with slight gains as expectations for timing on a rate hike timing were largely unchanged after minutes from the most recent meeting of the U.S. Federal Reserve.