ForexLive Americas FX news wrap: Chicago PMI misses

Forex news for US trading on Feb 29, 2016
– Gold up $17 to $1238
– WTI crude up 97-cents to $33.75
– S&P 500 down 16 points to 1932
– JPY leads, NZD lags
Leap day was a mix of flows and low liquidity moves due to month end. The main data point of the day was soft and that led to some minor US dollar selling. Late in the day stocks sagged and USD/JPY slid.