Almost everyone wants to see the markets drop, but for different reasons.
CNBC's Ross Westgate reports on all the market moving events from Europe, as taper concerns linger among investors.
Ireland has become the first country to exit the international bailout program, reports CNBC's Julia Chatterley.
Miles Eakers, head of foreign exchange at Savi Trading, discusses the year-end currency trade.
Aroop Chatterjee, FX strategist at Barclays, says the yen could weaken as the Bank of Japan considers further easing measures.
The dollar firmed across the board on Thursday, helped by an upbeat U.S retail sales report that suggested the recovery of the world's largest economy is on a stable footing.
CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports European industrial production has a broad-base decline and comments on the Pope's attack on the wealth gap.
Will Hilton pop on its market debut? Feelings about the stock are mixed, but it has a lot of things going for it.
Switzerland's exchange rate peg against the euro remains "absolutely necessary", despite the upturn in the single currency, the head of the Swiss National Bank told CNBC.
CNBC's Ross Westgate reports on all the market moving events from Europe, as equities traded lower on taper fears.
Valentin Marinov, director of FX strategy at Citi, discusses the movement of the euro and Swiss franc amid tapering.
The euro rose for a seventh straight session against the dollar on Wednesday, driven by a combination of higher money market rates and a growing belief that the European Central Bank will keep interest rates low for some time but not cut them.
CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports on the deterioration in European markets and the EU is talking to the IMF, World Bank and others about assistance for the Ukraine.
Mastercard's stock purchase highlights one of the main drivers of the stock rally in the last few years.
CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera takes a look inside the Russia Direct Investment Fund with CEO Kirill Dmitriev, and discusses investing in his home country and problems associated with infrastructure construction there.
The use of the yuan in cross-border trade settlements is set to grow by 50 percent to 6 trillion yuan in 2014, according to Deutsche Bank.
Paul Gruenwald, Chief Economist, Asia Pacific at Standard & Poor's, discusses key risk scenarios and growth opportunities for Asia in 2014.
CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports on the negative activity in the European market, and the ECB's call for bank reforms and its effect on the euro.
The S&P 500 hit an historic closing high yesterday, despite complaints that the tape was "boring."
CNBC's Ross Westgate reports on all the market moving events from Europe, as EU leaders close in on reaching a banking union deal.