Venezuela's currency controls give consumers cheap Scotch and Barbies, even as they struggle with shortages of staple products such as milk and medicine.
Bob Pisani would rather swing for the fences than make you yawn.
CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports on all the market moving events in Europe today, including a strong finish for European stocks and the failure of the Greek parliament to elect a new president.
Big oil stocks are still not cheap, but it may be more useful to look at capital expenditures and production estimate metrics.
Australian dollar hit a 4-1/2-year trough against its U.S. counterpart as prices of iron for construction fell in China amid weak demand.
Geoffrey Yu, foreign exchange strategist at UBS, and Richard Kelly, head of global strategy at TD Securities, discuss whether the Mexican peso is a good buy.
George Dowd, Head of Americas Foreign Exchange Sales at Societe Generale-Newedge, says the dollar rally will continue and recommends selling the euro against the greenback for the following weeks.
Richard Yetsenga, Head of Global Markets Research at ANZ, explains how a U.S. rate hike in the middle of 2015 and issues in Europe's peripheral bond markets could affect the euro-dollar pair.
The euro bounced back from two-year lows against a slightly weaker dollar on Monday, with Greece's election among risks to a calmer mood.
CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports on all the market moving events in Europe today, including a 5th straight day of gains for European stocks.
The Santa Claus Rally should not be confused with other seasonal phenomena, such as the "Free Lunch" and "January Effect."
A currency trader has absconded with $203 million in investors’ cash, in an alleged fraud that could prove to be Britain's answer to the Madoff case.
Manik Narain, head of EMEA foreign exchange and fixed income strategy at UBS, and Paul Gambles, managing partner at MBMG Group, discuss whether the Russian ruble is attractive after the country's central bank took action to stem the currency's decline.
There's a currency war going on and the ruble is just one battle, says "Fast Money" trader Brian Kelly. Where's the next battelfield?
The U.S. dollar rose against major currencies for a third session on diverging monetary policy between the Federal Reserve and other central banks.
CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports on all the market moving events in Europe today, including an underperformance from Greece due to bribery allegations and the EU tries to avoid protests in Brussels.
Some say the crisis in Russia won't ripple into Europe and the U.S. — we're not buying it, says portfolio manager Hugh Johnson.
The IPO business: This year was huge for IPOs, and 2015 may be even better.
Adam Myers, head of European FX strategy at Crédit Agricole CIB, discusses his top safe haven currency picks in 2015.
Russia's currency briefly surpassed Ukraine's Hryvnia as the worst performing currency year-to-date, but it isn't clear whether the ruble is undervalued.