Foreign Exchange


  • The Allure of Growth for the Euro Zone Friday, 27 Jul 2012 | 4:48 AM ET
    Euro coin in front of the giant symbol of the Euro outside the headquarters of the European Central Bank.

    A currency union requires strong political leadership, and complete integration of monetary institutions within a single state, to be able to survive. Yet there still seems to be a collective reluctance to acknowledge the scale of the requirements for full monetary and fiscal union in the euro zone, writes Jason Manolopoulos.

  • Draghi's Promises May Not be Kept     Thursday, 26 Jul 2012 | 7:30 PM ET

    Ed Ponsi, Managing Director, Barchetta Capital Management, says Mario Draghi's comments have boosted markets but it remains to be seen if "promises will be kept."

  • How to Play a Euro Pledge Thursday, 26 Jul 2012 | 2:18 PM ET
    Mario Draghi

    European Central Bank President Mario Draghi boosted the euro with his pledge to do what's needed for the euro zone. Here's how to trade the tough talk.

  • Euro Gets a Boost, Citigroup Is Glum on Greece Thursday, 26 Jul 2012 | 8:08 AM ET

    The European Central Bank chief lifts the euro and the Philippines go easy — it's time for your FX Fix.

  • Global Markets Update: Greece to Leave Euro?     Thursday, 26 Jul 2012 | 6:10 AM ET

    CNBC's Kelly Evans reports on all the market moving events from Europe, including a Citigroup report that indicates there is a 90% chance Greece will exit the euro zone within the next twelve to eighteen months.

  • Mongolia Strikes It Rich, But at What Cost? Thursday, 26 Jul 2012 | 5:09 AM ET

    If you've never heard of Ulan Bator, that's about to change.The Christian Science Monitor reports.

  • Look Who's Hammering the Euro Now Wednesday, 25 Jul 2012 | 4:30 PM ET
    Zurich, Switzerland

    Mild mannered Switzerland is putting downward pressure on the common currency.

  • Will the Olympics Strengthen the Pound? Wednesday, 25 Jul 2012 | 12:11 PM ET
    Torchbearer Dimitrios Chondrokoukis, a Greek high jump athlete, lights a cauldron with the Olympic Flame atop the Acropolis in Athens on May 16, 2012. The flame will be handed over to the London olympics officials on May 17.

    With the Olympics about to begin, here's how to trade the games.

  • Markets Across Europe Close Flat     Wednesday, 25 Jul 2012 | 11:30 AM ET

    CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports on all the market moving activity from Europe, and an update on U.S. stocks, from CNBC's Brian Shactman.

  • Weill: Time to Separate Investment Banks     Wednesday, 25 Jul 2012 | 7:44 AM ET

    "If the financial industry is structured with transparency and with limits on how much leverage can be used, I think people will have a lot more confidence," says Sanford Weill, former Chairman & CEO of Citigroup, discussing why he thinks it is time to break up the big banks.

  • Euro Stays Vulnerable, British Pound Takes a Hit Wednesday, 25 Jul 2012 | 7:38 AM ET

    British output falls and kiwis drop — it's time for your FX Fix.

  • Wall Street Legend Weill: Breaking Up Big Banks     Wednesday, 25 Jul 2012 | 7:07 AM ET

    In a wide-ranging conversation, Sanford Weill, former chairman & CEO of Citigroup, discusses the future of banking; financing philanthropy; bailouts and regulations; and reforming the Dodd-Frank Act.

  • Finding Value Amid Europe's Fiscal Crisis     Wednesday, 25 Jul 2012 | 6:09 AM ET

    Jim O'Neill, Goldman Sachs Asset Management chairman, explains how to navigate Europe's volatile equity markets.

  • Global Markets Update: Spanish Yield Curve Flat     Wednesday, 25 Jul 2012 | 6:07 AM ET

    CNBC's Kelly Evans reports on all the market moving events from Europe, including a rise in European stocks.

  • US Dollar to Appreciate     Tuesday, 24 Jul 2012 | 7:30 PM ET

    Todd Elmer, Currency Strategist at Citi says that the greenback will continue to appreciate as it is one of the very few safe havens out there.

  • Downward Bound Down Under? Tuesday, 24 Jul 2012 | 3:48 PM ET
    Australian Flag

    The Australian dollar has been on a roll, but these strategists think the good times are going to stop.

  • Markets Across Europe Edge Lower     Tuesday, 24 Jul 2012 | 11:30 AM ET

    CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports on all the market-moving activity from Europe and its impact on U.S. stocks, with CNBC's Courtney Reagan.

  • Euro Slips, Yen Is Curbed Tuesday, 24 Jul 2012 | 8:14 AM ET

    Moody's goes negative on Germany, Japan talks tough, and the British aren't buying houses — it's time for your FX Fix.

  • Where to Find Strength in US Markets     Tuesday, 24 Jul 2012 | 7:03 AM ET

    Alec Young, S&P Capital IQ, and Jeremy Siegel, University of Pennsylvania professor, discuss investment strategies, amid a slew of U.S. earnings and Europe's weak fiscal situation.

  • Global Markets Update: Watch Swatch     Tuesday, 24 Jul 2012 | 6:10 AM ET

    CNBC's Kelly Evans reports on all the market moving events from Europe, including a look at the flattening in the Spanish yield curve, a recessionary sign; and the jump in shares of Swiss watch manufacturer, Swatch Group.