Neil Shearing, chief emerging markets economist at Capital Economics, thinks the ECB will hold interest rates on Thursday and talks about the fall of the Brazilian real.» Read More
A Greek default could be a couple of years away, and that wouldn't be such a bad thing, this strategist says.
Trichet is vigilant, a Bank of England official is dovish, and central bank managers are down on the dollar. Time for your FX Fix.
Christine Lagarde said that she wants to fix the “open wounds” left by Dominique Strauss-Kahn’s departure from the IMF.
The Greek economy needs to “go back to the fundamentals” to achieve the economic changes needed, according to a leading Greek economist.
It is the most crucial week yet for Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou in his efforts stave off default for the country.
While Greece is front and center for markets this week, some traders are watching the rally in tech with interest.
Dominique Strauss-Kahn's resignation following a sex scandal triggered worldwide discussion about who will get the top position in the Washington-based organization. Click to see the former heads of the IMF.
Risk-off investors are buying dollars but souring on kiwis.
New capital requirements proposed by global regulators demanding that the biggest banks hold extra capital by 2019 will bring about a new recession, Rochdale's vice-president for equity research Dick Bove wrote in a weekend market note.
Another week, another crucial moment in the euro crisis. Leaving aside the Groundhog Day resemblance, here's how to trade Greece's upcoming austerity vote.
Greeks vote on austerity next week. The fate of the euro, and Greece, rests on their actions. Also, Mike Darda, MKM Partners, discusses Europe's ongoing pains, and a a look at how to use currencies to profit from commodities getting hammered, with CNBC's Scott Wapner and the Money in Motion traders.
When it's hard to read the tea leaves, it's time to trade safe-haven currencies. Here's one smart approach.
The dollar rides some good economic news, for a change, and the Bank of England's Mervyn King delivers a scolding — time for your FX Fix.
After a volatile session on Thursday as the International Energy Agency unveiled plans to release strategic reserves in a bid to push oil prices lower, stocks look set for a strong end to the week.
The release of an emergency supply of oil to the market has received a mixed response from experts, with some arguing that the high oil prices seen in recent months have held back economic recovery while others say it reflects a political struggle.
As European leaders meet in Brussels with Greece potentially facing a devastating sovereign default, it is easy to forget that just six months ago it looked as though the European Union was about to turn the corner in its debt crisis, the FT reported.
To most market participants, it should not be a surprise that today we had the type of comments by ECB’s Trichet on the risks associated with Greece contagion. We are constantly hearing the analogy to the US financial crisis and a Lehman event. Also, Trichet’s comments about the link between the sovereign debt and European banks should not be a surprise as this is the key factor in the crisis.
The European Central Bank's Trichet sees red, and hedge funds see problems in Mexico. It's your Thursday FX Fix.
Financial markets should brace themselves for a restructuring of Greek debt in September, Barry Eichengreen, Professor of Economics at the University of California, Berkeley said on Thursday.
The New York Times considers the possibility that a firm or group of firms insured billions of dollars of European debt through derivatives.