*Euro dips after S&P cuts long-term rating on European Union. Federal Reserve said it would start to cut its bond-buying stimulus, while the euro dipped after Standard& Poor's cut its long-term rating on the European Union.» Read More
Spain becomes the focus as euro debt fears return, with CNBC's Simon Hobbs. Meanwhile CNBC's Gary Kaminsky weighs in on the low interest rate environment. And CNBC's Rick Santelli speaks with Jeff Carter, independent trader, on the buzz at the CME.
The indices are poised to open down a day after posting worst losses in a month, with the Squawk on the Street team.
Euro zone worries mount and Malawi has a currency problem - it's time for your FX Fix.
Experts say the euro zone is facing a $5-6 trillion problem and Spain's banking system has $80 billion worth of bad loans with only $50 billion provisions. Discussing trends in the market, with John Browne, Euro Pacific Capital and Doug Sandler, RiverFront Investment Group.
The dollar stands to gain from exports of petroleum products, these strategists say.
Here's a simple strategy to play Friday's employment report using the euro and the dollar.
Most economists expect catastrophic consequences if any country exits the euro. Like most conventional wisdom, such a view will be contradicted not by opposing ideas but by the march of events.
The dollar awaits employment news and Australia has another trade deficit - it's time for your FX Fix.
The euro is on a downward path against the dollar, though the pair are likely to remain in the same general range they have been trading in for the past two years, because the greenback is not necessarily a better currency.
Unless the suggestion is that the government announces an instant conversion from euro to local currency, the minute that it did communicate such intent all depositors would withdraw their soon-to-be heavily devalued funds from local banks and place them elsewhere in the euro zone. That would precipitate a catastrophic banking crash in the home country, with corresponding knock-on effects in the entire euro zone.
"This idea that we can just pretend that there's no risk of a break-up is a little bit naïve in the sense that this fear is already out there," Jens Nordvig, Global Head of G10 forex strategy at Nomura told CNBC.
Eric Viloria, Senior Currency Strategist, GAIN Capital, says the Fed's minutes were positive for the US dollar.
Don't get carried away by a dollar rally on release of the FOMC minutes, this strategist says.
'Tis the season for a major commodity currency to do well, this strategist says.
The dollar index hits a speed bump and the loonie lifts off - it's time for your FX Fix.
Robert Rennie, Global Head of FX Strategy, Westpac Bank thinks markets are too optimistic about the upcoming U.S. non-farm payrolls data. He forecasts payrolls rose by 180,000 in March, lower than the consensus view of 203,000.
Strong economic reports from several countries have this strategist thinking of a currency trade.
The British pound has exhibited sterling performance lately. Here's one strategist's plan for its next move.
Manufacturing indicators abound, and Myanmar sets the kyat free — it's time for your FX Fix.
John Noonan, Senior FX Analyst, Thomson Reuters thinks the AUD is overvalued and could move towards 1.02. Catherine Yeung, Investment Director, Fidelity Worldwide Investment joins in the conversation.