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  • Buy Euro, Sell Swiss Franc: Contrarian Analyst Tuesday, 14 Jun 2011 | 2:59 AM ET
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    With the Swiss Franc sitting at a record high against the euro one analyst told CNBC.com that it could be time to bet against the safe haven currency.

  • Why Was Stanley Fischer Excluded From IMF Race? Tuesday, 14 Jun 2011 | 2:58 AM ET
    The International Monetary Fund (IMF) headquarters building is seen in Washington, DC.

    Stanley Fischer's candidacy for managing director of the International Monetary Fund was dismissed on grounds of age Monday, as the 67 year old is two years above the threshold of 65 demanded for the job.

  • What's Wrong with This Euro Zone Picture? Monday, 13 Jun 2011 | 3:22 PM ET
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    The bickering continues in Europe as a critical deadline looms for Greece — but you wouldn't know it from watching the euro against the dollar.

  • Will Israeli Role Count Against Fischer? Monday, 13 Jun 2011 | 11:35 AM ET
    The International Monetary Fund (IMF) headquarters building is seen in Washington, DC.

    In the race to become head of the International Monetary Fund, nationality is one of many factors that can help or hinder individuals, but few candidacies have the potential to be as charged as that of the Bank of Israel chief, Stanley Fischer.

  • In Greece, Some See a New Lehman Monday, 13 Jun 2011 | 11:02 AM ET
    The former Greek Prime Minister, George Papandreou

    Bond traders and officials at the European Central Bank have been unified in their warnings that a restructuring of Greece’s debt would set off an investor panic similar to the one that followed the bankruptcy of Lehman Brothers, the New York Times reports. 

  • The Parthenon in Greece

    Greece is the linchpin for a solution and resolution of the crisis. The essential element missing is this: how to do a Greek debt restructuring. Let's review what's happened and what could happen given the rich history of global debt restructuring.

  • Dollar Could Rally on Market Weakness: Analyst Monday, 13 Jun 2011 | 8:09 AM ET

    The dollar could be set to rally against the euro despite improved market sentiment around the European sovereign debt crisis, Robin Griffiths, technical strategist at Cazenove Capital told CNBC Monday.

  • Kiwi Gets Rattled, Euro Gets Greeced Monday, 13 Jun 2011 | 7:44 AM ET
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    Earthquakes in New Zealand hit the kiwi, and bickering over Greek debt dents the euro — it's time for your Monday FX Fix.

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    As Germany and the European Central Bank battle over what to do next on Greek debt restructuring, or lack of it, one economist is predicting the answer could be scrip money, and lots more trouble ahead.

  • ECB Must Face Down Populist Pressures: Economist Monday, 13 Jun 2011 | 2:06 AM ET
    Jean-Claude Trichet

    The role of consumer inflation expectations has become overplayed in the politicized environment that central banks are now operating in, and to be effective, institutions like the European Central Bank may need to be less fixated on their public credibility, Paul Donovan, economist at UBS, told CNBC.com.

  • U-turn Puts Germany on Collision Course with ECB Monday, 13 Jun 2011 | 2:03 AM ET
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    In order for a deal on Greece to be agreed, Germany dropped its demand for restructuring of Greek debt and some pain for private bond holders.

  • NY Stock Exchange Traders

    After six straight down weeks, stocks could get rocked in the week ahead amid a slew of economic reports. "Sentiment is still falling," one strategist said, though added that it "hasn't dropped into panic territory."

  • Money In Motion, June 10, 2011 Friday, 10 Jun 2011 | 5:30 PM ET
    Money In Motion, June 10, 2011

    A detailed look at currency trading, with CNBC's Melissa Lee and the Money In Motion traders.

  • Money Match Up Friday, 10 Jun 2011 | 5:30 PM ET
    Money Match Up

    Dollar or euro? Pick your poison. The dollar has a massive move vs. the euro, with CNBC's Melissa Lee and the Money in Motion traders. And with the Chinese government slated to release a slew of economic data next week, the traders look at how to use currencies to profit from it.

  • Why Central Bankers Talk Like James Bond Friday, 10 Jun 2011 | 11:22 AM ET
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    When European Central Bank President Jean-Claude Trichet said the magic words — "strong vigilance" — the euro immediately spiked. Fine. But why the code?

  • Bourdeau: Camping Out in FX Friday, 10 Jun 2011 | 11:22 AM ET

    Investors I speak with fall into three camps: those who dislike the USD, those who dislike the EUR, and those who dislike both.

  • Austerity Isn't Working; It's Time for a Plan B Friday, 10 Jun 2011 | 10:03 AM ET
    Riot policemen push back demonstrators as they try to approach the finance ministry in Athens.

    Ever since the financial crisis of 2008 it feels as if markets are never that far away from another bad news story.

  • Loonie Is Up, Risk Is Off Friday, 10 Jun 2011 | 9:24 AM ET
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    The Canadian dollar gets a lift, but risk sentiment is off. Time for your freak-out Friday FX Fix.

  • Who Really Benefits From Bailouts? Friday, 10 Jun 2011 | 5:37 AM ET
    The Parthenon in Greece

    The euro zone’s reluctance to consider some kind of restructuring for Greece – and at some point Ireland and Portugal – has been heavily criticized by economists, who believe a default of some kind by one or all three of the troubled economies is now inevitable.

  • German Parliament Votes in Favor of New Greece Aid Friday, 10 Jun 2011 | 5:18 AM ET

    The German parliament voted in favor of a resolution on Friday from the ruling coalition parties to back additional aid for Greece.