If the weak euro, strong dollar and cheap oil persist, these commodities and stocks will predictably take a hit.
The euro can't seem to catch a break, starting 2015 with a drop to a nine-year low as the timetable for central bank action appears to step up.
Economic growth in the euro zone might be better than expected in 2015 and surprise investors, according to, Jeremy Stretch, head of FX strategy at CIBC.
Oil, the new Congress and other factors are shaping up to create a new U.S. renaissance, Larry Kudlow says.
The euro fell to its lowest in 4-1/2 years against the dollar on Friday after the head of the ECB fanned expectations of QE later this month.
The U.S. dollar hit its highest level since March 2006 on Friday, as the euro fell on speculation about imminent monetary easing tactics.
CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports on all the market moving events in Europe today, including ECB President Mario Draghi's comments on the risk of deflation taking the euro lower.
The run-up in utilities is down to investors' search for solid EPS growth and consistent, low-risk yields.
Michael Every, head of Financial Markets Research, Asia-Pacific at Rabobank, says U.S. data still present a mixed picture. He later outlines his forecasts for Asian currencies in 2015.
Following Lithuania's ascension to the euro zone, the country's finance minister Rimantas Sadzius, says he is optimistic about the currency's future, which he says has been resilient through the financial crisis.
The dollar was set to end 2014 with a gain of more than 12 percent against a basket of major currencies on Wednesday.
CNBC's Simon Hobbs takes a look at the best and worst performing markets in Europe this year, and reports there is no clear majority in the Greek election.
An ETF that tracks regional banks is outperforming the S&P 500 in December, and commodity stocks have rebounded in the last week.
Boris Schlossberg, managing director at BK Asset Management, says the market is complacent on the dollar with volatility providing a "risk" to the "king dollar thesis" in 2015.
CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports on all the market moving events in Europe today, including a big hit for the oil majors and issues in Athens persist.
Corporate profits look set to expand in 2015, but changes in central bank policy or a ramp-up in inflation could be headwinds.
The yen gained sharply against both the dollar and euro on Tuesday as investors sought the traditional safety of the Japanese currency.
David Gordon, International Capital Strategies, discusses the growing concerns about another debt crisis in Greece as the euro hits its lowest level against the U.S. dollar in more than two years.
Christy Tan, head of Markets Strategy, Asia at National Australia Bank, outlines three issues that will be key for Asia next year and describes investment strategies that FX investors can take on.
The Russian ruble tumbled to a one-week low on Monday, after new figures showed the country’s economy shrinking for the first time in over 5 years.