In 25 years the U.S. dollar will probably still be the world's reserve currency, and bitcoin may not be around at all.
Investors liked what they saw in Facebook and Apple, but Wall Street fell after a slew of earnings and data couldn't sustain the bounce.
The euro struggled to make headway on Thursday amid caution before a speech by ECB President Mario Draghi.
Valentin Marinov, director of FX strategy at Citi, says U.S. President Barack Obama's trade talks with Japan could encourage more quantitative easing from the Bank of Japan, while New Zealand's interest rate hikes make long kiwi/yen attractive.
The US dollar was weakened by falling equity prices, Treasury yields, and a slower-than-expected expansion in the US manufacturing sector.
CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports on all the market moving events in Europe today, including business activity nearing a 3-year high and euro zone debt hitting a record of 92.6% of GDP.
Peter Frank, global head of G10 and Asia FX strategy at BBVA, says weaker than expected inflation data from Australia has stopped the dollar's rally.
The European Central Bank's Mario Draghi made clear the euro's strength is a possible trigger to ease monetary policy.
CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports on all the market moving events in Europe today, including consumer confidence in the euro zone and a spike in the biotech and pharma sectors.
David Bloom, global head of foreign exchange strategy at HSBC, says the so-called "fragile five" currencies are instead "fabulous," and investors should buy into them.
Phyllis Papadavid, global FX strategist at BNP Paribas, says the Aussie dollar was set to strengthen against both the kiwi and euro.
A record Japanese trade deficit in the fiscal year fueled the dollar's rise against the yen, but tensions in Ukraine were likely to limit losses.
CNBC's Carl Quintanilla reports on all the market moving events in Europe today, including concerns over rising tensions in Ukraine and earnings in the U.S.
The dollar fell against a basket of currencies on Thursday after Federal Reserve chief Janet Yellen reiterated an accommodative monetary policy stance.
Thanos Vamvakidis, head of European G10 FX strategy at Bank of America Merrill Lynch Global Research, says "volatility" trades are attractive and suggests shorting euro/dollar.
Goldman Sachs forecasts a 12 percent decline in the New Zealand dollar over the next year as previously supportive domestic drivers start to fade.
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CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports on all the market moving events in Europe today, including a European rally led by a drop in euro zone inflation to 0.5% and a rally in financials.
Every single IPO deal this week has priced below their expected range, including three that came to market late Tuesday.
The yen fell on Wednesday, hit by comments by Japan's finance minister that traders took as a sign of a weaker yen.