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  • The Swiss Franc Is Hot, The Dollar Is Not Wednesday, 23 Feb 2011 | 9:47 AM ET

    Switzerland spells safety - for now - and the European Central Bank is scolding political leaders. Here's your daily FX Fix.

  • Can Portugal Escape a Bailout? Wednesday, 23 Feb 2011 | 2:05 AM ET
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    Following in the footsteps of Greece and Ireland, the Portuguese market looks set for a speculative attack, Silvio Peruzzo, European economist at RBS in London, told CNBC.

  • Forex: Read All About It Tuesday, 22 Feb 2011 | 4:12 PM ET

    Welcome to the Money In Motion blog!

  • European Shares To Open Lower on Libya Worries Tuesday, 22 Feb 2011 | 2:03 AM ET
    Traders sit in front of their screens at the stock exchange in Frankfurt/Munich, western Germany.

    European shares are set to fall on Tuesday as concerns grow over the political unrest in Libya and Asian stock markets tumbled.

  • Ireland's Leading Party Wants New Bailout Terms Monday, 21 Feb 2011 | 6:09 AM ET
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    The leading party in Ireland's national election campaign wants to spread the pain from the nation's bank collapse to investors in bank bonds.

  • Can the Rally Continue?     Friday, 18 Feb 2011 | 11:00 AM ET

    As Bernanke faces heat over his policies, which some believe is causing inflation around the world, investors wonder whether the rally will continue, with David Katz, Matrix Asset Advisors; Barry Knapp, Barclays. and CNBC's Guy Johnson.

  • Europe's Day of Reckoning     Wednesday, 16 Feb 2011 | 12:15 PM ET

    Discussing zero interest rate policy as an inescapable trap, and the reasons why Europe is currently caught in the throes of a true credit crisis, with Kyle Bass, Hayman Capital Partners managing partner.

  • Nice Day For The Dollar, A Little Less So For Europe Wednesday, 16 Feb 2011 | 10:43 AM ET

    The dollar delivers, and the pound takes a pounding. Here's your daily wrap of news getting attention in currency circles.

  • Liquidity-Induced Bubble Could Burst: Fund Manager Wednesday, 16 Feb 2011 | 2:45 AM ET

    "While valuations are not yet stratospheric we question where the support may come from for continued earnings growth in 2012 and 2013," Pedro de Noronha, managing partner at Noster Capital in London, said.

  • Europe Stocks Set To Open Higher on Earnings Hope Wednesday, 16 Feb 2011 | 2:10 AM ET
    A trader sits in front of a board displaying Germany's share index DAX at the stock exchange in Frankfurt/Munich, western Germany.

    European shares were set to edge up Wednesday on optimism for European companies' health as the latest raft of results is released.

  • NYSE Merger 'Far From Done Deal': Economist Tuesday, 15 Feb 2011 | 5:42 PM ET

    The plans to merge the Deutsche Boerse with the NYSE Euronext is “far from a done deal,” Benn Steil, a senior fellow at the Council of Foreign Relations and director of International Economics, told CNBC Tuesday.

  • Analysis: Why Exchange Merger Paranoia Is Unjustified Tuesday, 15 Feb 2011 | 4:27 PM ET
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    There’s an air of paranoia on Wall Street about today’s NYSE spacer deal with the Germans. But history suggests it’s unjustified.  Inevitably, the new business unveiled today will also be shaped over time by changing needs.

  • Prices are rising in China and Britain, eurozone leaders are talking (and talking), and traders would like Americans to go shopping, already.

  • Europe Shares to Open Higher, Eyes on UK Inflation Tuesday, 15 Feb 2011 | 2:15 AM ET
    Traders sit in front of their screens at the stock exchange in Frankfurt/Munich, western Germany.

    European shares are expected to open higher on Tuesday, extending the previous session's 29-month closing high.

  • The Euro And The Yuan Could Use Some Good Lovin' Monday, 14 Feb 2011 | 12:25 PM ET

    Europe gets messier, and the Chinese are (finally) buying someone else's stuff—Here's your FX Fix.

  • Hey Europe Have You Heard, There's A Party Going On Friday, 11 Feb 2011 | 2:16 PM ET
    Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak

    Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak's stepping down has kicked off a massive celebration in Egypt, but the unrest there sure isn't helping the euro.

  • An interesting take on why Germany central banker Axel Weber appears to have taken himself out of the competition.

  • Has the Euro Dodged a Bullet, or Is It Buying Time? Wednesday, 9 Feb 2011 | 3:54 PM ET
    Euro coins in hand

    Tracking the ups and downs of the euro debate is a little wearying. Policy decisions are postponed, inflation hawks suddenly turn dovish, Germany sends conflicting signals on helping (or not helping) weaker neighbors…you get the picture.

  • ...and jitters are spreading—it's time for your FX Fix.

  • European Stock Markest Set for a Mixed Open Wednesday, 9 Feb 2011 | 2:23 AM ET
    A trader sits in front of a board displaying Germany's share index DAX at the stock exchange in Frankfurt/Munich, western Germany.

    European shares were set for a mixed open on Wednesday, staying close to 29-month highs, as worries about the effect of China raising rates were offset by some strong corporate data.