January retail sales number suggests U.S. economic strength. NEW YORK, Feb 12- The dollar rose on Friday after data showed U.S. consumer spending appeared to have regained its mojo in January, supporting the possibility the Federal Reserve will continue to raise interest rates as other central banks ease policy. On Friday, the dollar rose 0.75 percent to 113.26...» Read More
With so many understandably focused on Hurricane Sandy and its aftermath, few noticed this week's economic numbers out of Germany — a key part of the European puzzle. Yet the latest data releases could well prove consequential.
Don't look now, but China may be stepping away from its practice of controlling the level of the yuan.
CNBC's Kelly Evans reports on all the market moving events from Europe, as more companies report better-than-expected earnings, helping indexes push higher.
Last week we took cheer from the level of bank funding rates as being a sign of economic recovery – talk about crumbs of comfort! We needn’t have bothered: the U.K. quarterly GDP (gross domestic product) growth statistic was a jaw-dropping 1.00 percent rise on the second quarter. Hurrah! So everything’s all right then…
Natural disasters often boost risk aversion, and Sandy is probably no exception.
The Swiss National Bank has trimmed its big euro position, taking downward pressure off the currency.
Earnings lift risk appetite, Spain says it needs a little help from its friends — it's time for your FX Fix.
CNBC's Kelly Evans reports on all the market moving events from Europe, including a look at positive earnings reports from European airlines and oil and gas firms.
As our thoughts remain with all those who have been horribly affected by the devastation that hit the U.S. Eastern seaboard and its aftermath, we are being asked about the implications of Hurricane Sandy for markets
The dollar's safe-haven status is just one factor that will keep it strong as Hurricane Sandy's floodwaters recede.
Risk on-risk off trades have been all the rage in currency markets, but this strategist says the fiscal cliff may change that.
The Bank of Japan falls short and Europeans go shopping — it's time for your FX Fix.
CNBC's Kelly Evans reports on all the market moving events from Europe, as markets move higher in the wake of Hurricane Sandy in the U.S.
Callum Henderson, Global Head of FX Research at Standard Chartered, says the BOJ's asset purchase plan should only be the start of its monetary intervention policy.
These pros say emerging market currencies are the place to be - if you're picky.
A Bank of Japan meeting looms and Australia's central bank pushes back — it's time for your FX Fix.
CNBC's Kelly Evans reports on all the market moving events from Europe, as the hurricane emergency in the U.S. forces markets to stay close.
Tom Averill, Managing Director at Rochford Capital suggests selling the EUR/USD above 1.31 on a bearish outlook for the euro zone as Spain and Greece are likely to face more troubles ahead.
If you live in the northeast, you're probably preparing for Hurricane Sandy. This currency investor has a hurricane trading plan, too.
Web-only advice and information for currency traders, with CNBC's Melissa Lee and the Money In Motion traders.