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  • *Draghi speech, Greece in focus in Europe. "The clear outcome from the FOMC meeting was that it was seen as dovish," said John Hardy, currency strategist at Saxo Bank in Copenhagen, adding that Bullard's comments weighed on the dollar. "It feels like the market does want to consolidate a bit here, this $1.075- 1.08 area has been a sticking point but I think we will get to...

  • DIARY-Top Economic Events to March 30 Tuesday, 17 Mar 2015 | 8:01 PM ET

    LONDON- Bank of England to publish minutes of its March policy meeting- 0930 GMT. STOCKHOLM- Bank and Finans Outlook 2015. Sweden's Riksbank Governor Stefan Ingves and Sweden's Finance Minister Magdalena Andersson will attend. FRANKFURT- European Central Bank board member Benoit Coeure speaks at the ILF conference on "What is the Goal of the Capital Markets...

  • WASHINGTON, March 13- Social media and other technology are making it increasingly difficult to combat militants who are using such modern resources to share information and conduct operations, the head of the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency said on Friday. "New technologies can help groups like ISIL coordinate operations, attract new recruits, disseminate...

  • WASHINGTON, March 13- Social media and other technology are making it increasingly difficult to combat militants who are using such modern resources to share information and conduct operations, the head of the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency said on Friday. "New technologies can help groups like ISIL coordinate operations, attract new recruits, disseminate...

  • Can free speech and blasphemy live together? Saturday, 21 Feb 2015 | 12:00 PM ET
    Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo poses near a banner which reads "Charlie Hebdo, Honorary citizen of Paris," displayed in front of the City Hall.

    Terror in Copenhagen and Paris has renewed an old debate: should free speech countries adopt or strengthen blasphemy laws?

  • Copenhagen attacks: What happened Monday, 16 Feb 2015 | 4:40 AM ET
    Copenhagen attacks: What happened

    Danish police say they have detained two suspects in connection with the shootings in Copenhagen over the weekend. NBC News' Keir Simmons reports on the latest.

  • Central bank activism: What it means for rate hikes Friday, 6 Feb 2015 | 5:30 AM ET
    Central bank activism: What it means for rate hikes

    Jens Nordvig, global head of FX strategy and co-head of global markets research at Nomura Securities International, talks about "central bank activism" and when central banks will eventually raise rates.

  • Is Denmark the next Switzerland? Friday, 6 Feb 2015 | 4:20 AM ET
    Is Denmark the next Switzerland?

    James Ashley, chief economist at RBC Capital Markets, says Denmark is a completely "different kettle of fish" to Switzerland.

  • Is Denmark facing a speculative attack? Friday, 6 Feb 2015 | 2:39 AM ET

    Denmark's central bank is reaching for bigger bazookas to battle the speculators betting it will be forced to abandon its currency's peg to the euro.

  • Denmark's central bank: We'll defend euro peg Friday, 6 Feb 2015 | 1:00 AM ET
    Denmark's central bank: We'll defend euro peg

    Lars Rohde, governor of the Danish National Bank, says the central bank will do "whatever it takes" to defend the Danish krone's euro peg.

  • Will US jobs report heighten currency volatility? Thursday, 5 Feb 2015 | 9:48 PM ET
    Will US jobs report heighten currency volatility?

    Jeff Halley, Senior Manager FX Trading at Saxo Capital Markets, says on a statistical basis, January's number tends to come in below analyst expectations.

  • Is Denmark fighting a losing battle? Thursday, 5 Feb 2015 | 5:53 PM ET
    Is Denmark fighting a losing battle?

    Kathy Lien, Managing Director of FX Strategy of BK Asset Management, says she expects even more action from the Danish central bank after its fourth interest rate cut on Thursday.

  • Denmark cuts rate to -0.75% to defend the crown Thursday, 5 Feb 2015 | 10:28 AM ET
    Copenhagen, Denmark

    Denmark's central bank cut its key policy rate on Thursday for the fourth time in three weeks, dropping it to -0.75 percent—the same level as the Swiss National Bank's rate.

  • The future of the Danish krone Thursday, 5 Feb 2015 | 4:30 AM ET
    The future of the Danish krone

    Will the Danish central bank maintain its euro peg? Kamal Sharma, G10 foreign exchange strategist at BofA Merrill Lynch Global Research, weighs in with his thoughts.

  • Danske Bank CFO: Pleased with 2014 results Tuesday, 3 Feb 2015 | 5:20 AM ET
    Danske Bank CFO: Pleased with 2014 results

    Henrik Ramlau-Hansen, CFO of Danske Bank, is positive about the company's results and discusses bank closures.

  • Danske Bank CFO on Denmark's rate cut Tuesday, 3 Feb 2015 | 5:20 AM ET
    Danske Bank CFO on Denmark's rate cut

    Henrik Ramlau-Hansen, CFO of Danske Bank, discusses Denmark's recent interest rate cut and how it has affected business.

  • Despite woes, Russia optimistic on economic outlook Saturday, 31 Jan 2015 | 11:29 PM ET

    Russia's economy ministry said on Saturday it expected gross domestic product to fall 3 percent this year, more optimistic than many analysts' forecasts of a 4-5 percent drop.

  • Marlboro maker Altria's profit more than doubles Friday, 30 Jan 2015 | 12:01 PM ET
    Altria

    Marlboro maker Altria's profit more than doubled in the fourth quarter on higher cigarette prices and lower costs for paying down debt.

  • The case for buying negative yield bonds Tuesday, 27 Jan 2015 | 8:25 PM ET

    Buying negative-yield bonds -- or paying for the privilege of lending money -- may look like a sucker's game, but some see the opportunity for profits.

  • Why Denmark won’t ‘pull a Switzerland’ Monday, 26 Jan 2015 | 5:44 PM ET
    A Danish 2 kroner coin

    After Switzerland's surprise move to unpeg its franc, speculators are eyeing Denmark's currency peg, but the Danes likely won't follow suit, analysts say.