ForexLive Americas FX news wrap: Stocks jump to another record. Dudley upbeat

Forex headlines for New York trade on June 19, 2017:
– Gold down $9 to $1244
– WTI crude down 63-cents to $44.11
– S&P 500 up 20 points to record 2453
Coming into the day, the market still wasn’t quite sure that Yellen was serious last week. She was optimistic and hawkish but Kaplan was cautionary on Friday and the market has been taken off balance by soft US economic data.