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Australia trims interest rates and Spain's bond-market woes worsen — it's time for your FX Fix.
The arm-in-arm effort by central bankers to increase U.S. dollar liquidity in Europe is essentially a band-aid solution, and the euro is already backing off its gains.
Some analysts believe the euro could be heading to a new lower range, as Europe grapples with its peripheral debt crisis.
Stocks ended a highly volatile August deeply in the red, fueled by continued worries about the European debt crisis and weakening global economy. September is expected to be more of the same.
International intervention in foreign exchange markets may only give brief respite to countries that are fighting an "unwinnable war" against currency appreciation, analysts told CNBC.com.
The yen is flirting with a key level against the dollar. Will central banks intervene?
Fears that the world economy is facing another downturn are being overplayed, despite the political upheaval caused by recent unrest in the Middle East and the earthquake and subsequent tsunami in Japan, Jim O'Neill, chairman of Goldman Sachs Asset Management, said.
CNBC's Steve Liesman takes a look at how economists are changing their forecasts in response to recent events.
The G-7's intervention has halted the yen's rise, but what happens next isn't clear. Here's how to trade.
The yen is trading within range of its pre-crisis levels hours after G-7 countries intervened in the markets. Will it last?
The yen is settling into a range after coordinated intervention by G-7 countries, but there's plenty of excitement elsewhere — it's time for your FX Fix.
Markets are responding positively to the G7 move overseas, with Brian Belski, Oppenheimer & Co., and Barbara Marcin, Gabelli Blue Chip Value Fund.
Here's what you should be watching Friday, March 18.
The complexity and uncertainty surrounding Japan's nuclear crisis has created a great divide between investors who are now running from risk and those who think they can ride it out.
The yen rallied to a new all-time high against the dollar as traders speculated G-7 central bankers may be getting ready to intervene to drive the currency lower.
The world’s most developed economies, which have been racking up spending since the mid-1960s, face record levels of debt as a result of the 2008-9 financial crisis and have little room for maneuver, the International Monetary Fund warned on Wednesday. The New York Times reports.
Nicolas Sarkozy on Wednesday set out his agenda for France’s forthcoming presidency of the G20 group of leading economies, proposing measures to reduce currency fluctuations, curb commodity speculation and speed up reform of international institutions.
left/CNBC/Sections/News_And_Analysis/_Blogs/Guest_Blog/__COVER/chandler_marc_100.jpg110010055lefttruehttp://msnbcmedia.msn.comfalse1Pfalsefalse The G7 meeting begins shortly. Although often little more than photo opportunities, this meeting is attracting some attention. The risk, however, is disappointment to anything but the most base expectations.
Yesterday's late-day spike as Mr. Lockhart floated a trial balloon of help for home owners is, according to the few bulls around, a sign that there is just as much risk on the upside as the downside.
China launched a huge stimulus plan worth nearly $600 billion, kicking off what could be a round of big spending or interest rate cuts by leading economies to stave off a recession in many countries.