The greenback traded 0.3 percent from the lowest in seven weeks versus the yen before Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen testifies to U.S.
A worker for Kodiak Oil & Gas Corp. walks along a catwalk at the top of crude oil storage tanks on a well site outside Watford City, North Dakota.
US stocks managed to score modest gains on Friday, but the S&P 500 posted its biggest weekly drop since April as investors showed only mild enthusiasm after getting their first glimpses of earnings.
State and federal authorities are raising concerns over companies that promise to help student-loan borrowers ease their financial burden but charge hefty fees for what regulators allege are unnecessary services.
China has confirmed for the first time that Shanghai prosecutors have indicted a UK man and his American wife and business partner for work carried out in connection with GlaxoSmithKline, the UK pharmaceutical company accused of bribery in China.