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  • Global Markets Update: Euro Zone Entering Recessionary Territory?

    European shares close solidly higher as Wall Street rallies. European commodity stocks are boosted by Alcoa's outlook. The ECB meets Thursday: the Euro zone enters recessionary territory. Fitch says it doesn't foresee cutting France's AAA rating this year. Fitch also says countries under review, like Italy and Spain, could be cut one or two notches. Germany's Merkel and the IMF's LaGarde are slated to meet today in Berlin. Philips says European weakness will hurt its Q4 profits. The Bank of France says the

  • How to Trade the Swiss Franc Now Tuesday, 10 Jan 2012 | 9:21 AM ET
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    The Swiss franc bounced after the Swiss National Bank president resigned, and this strategist sees a selling opportunity.

  • Short Covering Helps Euro, China Helps Aussie Tuesday, 10 Jan 2012 | 8:03 AM ET

    Chinese trade data lifts currencies down under, and short covering lifts the euro from Monday's lows — it's time for your FX Fix.

  • Why a Financial Transactions Tax Is Bad for Everyone Tuesday, 10 Jan 2012 | 6:47 AM ET
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    Amid the wailing and gnashing of teeth that are governments’ attempts to confirm the long-term viability of the euro project, we are also witnessing an attempt to introduce a financial transactions tax (FTT) or “Tobin Tax” in the European Union.

  • How to Handicap a European Central Bank Rate Cut Monday, 9 Jan 2012 | 3:37 PM ET
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    The European Central Bank is meeting on Thursday amid a wave of grim economic data. Here's one expert's take on what will happen.

  • Euro Rises, Merkel and Sarkozy Do Lunch Monday, 9 Jan 2012 | 8:07 AM ET
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    The euro lifts, the French and German leaders meet, and the Swiss go shopping - it's time for your FX Fix.

  • Can 'Super Mario' Save the Euro? Friday, 6 Jan 2012 | 7:23 PM ET
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    The euro is getting pummeled, and the upcoming European Central Bank meeting is unlikely to change its course. 

  • 'Strait' Talk Friday, 6 Jan 2012 | 5:43 PM ET
    'Strait' Talk

    Will Iran ratchet up the rhetoric on the Strait of Hormuz, with CNBC's Melissa Lee, Ret. Gen. Barry McCaffrey,and the Money In Motion traders. Crude prices rally as Iran threatens to close the Strait.

  • Money Match Up Friday, 6 Jan 2012 | 5:30 PM ET
    Money Match Up

    Looking at the "Eastern" front of the euro zone debt crisis, with CNBC's Melissa Lee, George Goncalves, Nomura, and the Money in Motion traders. Also, the latest hurdles for the euro and expectations for the ECB meeting, as well as how to make money off it.

  • Euro Dips Below $1.27 Friday, 6 Jan 2012 | 2:15 PM ET
    Euro Dips Below $1.27

    Discussing continued uncertainty over Europe and the euro dropping below $1.27 for the first time since September 2010, with CNBC's Steve Liesman, and Athanasios Orphanides, Central Bank of Cyprus governor.

  • Euro Slips, Loonie Descends Friday, 6 Jan 2012 | 8:03 AM ET
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    The euro is under pressure and Switzerland's top central banker is under fire - it's time for your FX Fix.

  • French President Nicolas Sarkozy welcomes German Chancellor Angela Merkel prior to a working lunch at the Elysee Palace in Paris.

    Creating a stronger currency union will take time, and the two leaders should concentrate on putting out the immediate fire first, by finding ways to boost growth, analysts told CNBC.com.

  • Where the Euro Is Headed Now Thursday, 5 Jan 2012 | 4:07 PM ET
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    The euro is having a rough ride, and this strategist sees more trouble ahead.

  • How to Use the Euro to Play Oil Prices Thursday, 5 Jan 2012 | 1:08 PM ET
    The Syncrude oil sands extraction facility near the town of Fort McMurray in Alberta Province, Canada.

    If oil prices resume their climb, this strategist says you can profit from a euro trade.

  • Euro Sags, Loonie Heads South Thursday, 5 Jan 2012 | 8:27 AM ET
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    A French bond sale fails to lift the euro, and the dollar is edging up - it's time for your FX Fix.

  • How to Trade on Euro Weakness Wednesday, 4 Jan 2012 | 12:39 PM ET
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    With the euro having another rough day, here's how to play investors' sour mood.

  • How to Trade Asian Currencies Now Wednesday, 4 Jan 2012 | 11:14 AM ET
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    By several measures, Asian currencies are bargains - but be careful.

  • Dollar Lifts, Euro Slips, Hungarian Forint Skids Wednesday, 4 Jan 2012 | 7:36 AM ET
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    A German bond auction underwhelms and the dollar lifts - it's time for your FX Fix.

  • 2012: Another Difficult Year for FX Traders Wednesday, 4 Jan 2012 | 12:20 AM ET
    2012: Another Difficult Year for FX Traders

    Jonathan Cavenagh, Senior FX Strategist, Westpac Bank says a post-Lehman slowdown may be in the pipeline.

  • The euro's having a good day for a change. Here's why, and how to trade the shift in mood.