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  • How to Trade the Swiss Franc Now Tuesday, 10 Jan 2012 | 9:21 AM ET
    Zurich, Switzerland

    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.

  • Euro Rises, Merkel and Sarkozy Do Lunch Monday, 9 Jan 2012 | 8:07 AM ET

    The euro lifts, the French and German leaders meet, and the Swiss go shopping - it's time for your FX Fix.

  • Euro Slips, Loonie Descends Friday, 6 Jan 2012 | 8:03 AM ET

    The euro is under pressure and Switzerland's top central banker is under fire - it's time for your FX Fix.

  • Euro Sags, Loonie Heads South Thursday, 5 Jan 2012 | 8:27 AM ET

    A French bond sale fails to lift the euro, and the dollar is edging up - it's time for your FX Fix.

  • Buy the Euro and the Swiss Franc in 2012: Jim Rogers Tuesday, 3 Jan 2012 | 4:31 AM ET

    The euro and the Swiss franc will be smart currency plays in 2012, Jim Rogers, the billionaire investor and author, told CNBC Tuesday.

  • How to Trade the Risk-On Sentiment in Currencies Friday, 23 Dec 2011 | 3:04 PM ET
    Canadian flag

    Decent economic reports from the U.S. are fueling risk appetite - for now. Here's how to trade it.

  • Outrageous Predictions: A Third-Party President? Friday, 16 Dec 2011 | 2:28 AM ET

    An extended bank holiday in the European Union to halt a steep market fall, a third party candidate winning the race for the White House, and 50 European banks being nationalized are just a few of Saxo Bank's "outrageous predictions" for 2012.

  • Euro May Be Stuck, But This Trade Is Not Friday, 9 Dec 2011 | 3:46 PM ET

    Despite the drama, the euro is virtually unchanged from its January level against the dollar. This strategist has a trade that should see more action.

  • A Triple Whammy for Bears Wednesday, 30 Nov 2011 | 9:47 AM ET

    A triple whammy this morning: China, coordinated central bank action, and better than expected ADP report.

  • Swiss Exchange Lures High Frequency Traders Thursday, 27 Oct 2011 | 3:39 AM ET
    Close-up of a pen on stock price chart

    In the computerized world of markets, it’s not every second that counts – it’s every micro second.

  • Is the Swiss Franc's Slide For Real? Tuesday, 20 Sep 2011 | 3:36 PM ET

    The Swiss franc is off sharply on rumors that the central bank is going to set a new, lower peg against the euro. Maybe, maybe not.

  • How to Trade Today's Euro Zone Aid Thursday, 15 Sep 2011 | 4:08 PM ET
    Sink with faucet running

    Central banks are coordinating to open up funding for European banks, and the euro is up on the news. Whether it will last is another story.

  • Central Banks Provide Band-Aid for Europe's Ills Thursday, 15 Sep 2011 | 2:19 PM ET
    Euro bills and coins

    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.

  • Central Banks Fix Liquidity, Not Solvency Problems Thursday, 15 Sep 2011 | 12:23 PM ET
    Dollar and Euro

    Five of the world's largest central banks have announced a coordinated injection of dollars into banking systems, in response to growing concerns over liquidity problems in the euro zone. However, analysts say, they cannot solve the underlying solvency crisis.

  • Asian Currencies Fall, European Leaders Flail Thursday, 15 Sep 2011 | 8:39 AM ET

    European leaders talk and talk, and hot money cools toward Asia — it's time for your FX Fix.

  • Is British Pound About to Get a Beating? Thursday, 8 Sep 2011 | 2:55 PM ET

    With all the action on the Continent, the British pound has been out of the spotlight. It's time for a look — and you might not like it.

  • Is Norway the New Switzerland? Thursday, 8 Sep 2011 | 11:08 AM ET

    The Swiss National Bank is putting the kibosh on the franc's safe haven status, and investors are turning to Norway instead. But it could be too much too fast.

  • Central banks go easy and the Australian jobs report disappoints - it's time for your FX Fix.

  • Technical Signals On Euro Spell Trouble: Strategist Wednesday, 7 Sep 2011 | 2:59 PM ET

    It's not enough that the German court gave mixed signals to the euro. Now the technical patterns aren't looking so good either.