Hong Kong shares lead Asia equity markets lower. "In some ways it is reminiscent of 2008 with tightening credit markets, bank shares under pressure and worries central banks are powerless," said Shane Oliver, head of investment strategy at AMP Capital, though he suspects markets are overly pessimistic this time. The flight from risk told on most Asian shares, with...» Read More
Ever since worries over the European debt crisis began to escalate more than a year and a half ago, the biggest American blue-chip stocks have been among the few bright spots for investors. The New York Times reports.
Happy days are here again for the euro - for now, says this strategist.
Spain pain scuttles the euro rally and Switzerland keeps growing - it's time for your FX Fix.
A currency union requires strong political leadership, and complete integration of monetary institutions within a single state, to be able to survive. Yet there still seems to be a collective reluctance to acknowledge the scale of the requirements for full monetary and fiscal union in the euro zone, writes Jason Manolopoulos.
European Central Bank President Mario Draghi boosted the euro with his pledge to do what's needed for the euro zone. Here's how to trade the tough talk.
The European Central Bank chief lifts the euro and the Philippines go easy — it's time for your FX Fix.
If you've never heard of Ulan Bator, that's about to change.The Christian Science Monitor reports.
Mild mannered Switzerland is putting downward pressure on the common currency.
With the Olympics about to begin, here's how to trade the games.
British output falls and kiwis drop — it's time for your FX Fix.
The Australian dollar has been on a roll, but these strategists think the good times are going to stop.
Moody's goes negative on Germany, Japan talks tough, and the British aren't buying houses — it's time for your FX Fix.
Fighting fires isn't going to resolve the crisis, says this think tank guru.
Risk currencies take a hit and Spain's troubles dent the euro - it's time for your FX Fix.
Quarterly earnings have been decent so far, but revenues not so much. Here's a currency play on the reports.
CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis reports on the significantly higher percentage of companies missing on earnings revenues; and discussing how investors can protect their portfolio with currencies, with CNBC's Brian Sullivan and the Money In Motion traders.
The European crisis is heating up as the euro hits a 2-year low, and Spanish bond yields hit a record high. Discussing what's next for Spain, with CNBC's Brian Sullivan and the Money in Motion traders. Sean Egan of Egan-Jones Ratings Company, provides perspective.
A bailout for Spain may be "only a matter of time," this strategist says, and that's bad news for the euro.
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Aid to Spain leaves the euro in pain and commodity prices lift the loonie - it's time for your Friday FX Fix.