TOKYO, May 22- The dollar hovered some way below last week's 4-1/ 2- year high against the Japanese currency, after being dampened by hints from two U.S.» Read More
With companies testing out plans for a euro collapse, here's one take on how things could play out.
Short euro positions hit a high and the Australian dollar gets a lift - it's time for your FX Fix.
The outlook for currencies, commodities, and futures, with Scott Bauer, SIB Equity Options; Carl Larry, Oil Outlooks and Opinions; David Woo, Bank of America; and Stephen Roach, Morgan Stanley Asia.
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Here's how to keep your trading focus between the upcoming European government bond auctions and meetings.
The euro got a bit of a lift on talk of a new grand plan, but this strategist says it's an opportunity to sell the single currency against another.
Alessio De Longis, OppenheimerFunds, discusses volatility in the currency markets and also answers to whether the euro will exist a year from now.
Guess where we'll be getting our cues from this week. From the bond markets and the politicians! Tadaaa! Fantastic! So something new to look for then! Unfortunately...not the case. Glancing at the agenda, the most important political event to be aware of is the Euro group meeting of Finance Ministers on Tuesday.
The stories that may well materialize in the next few weeks will be more heavily influenced by what happens this week to Europe's latest yield curve inversion, core bond rates, and policy announcements.
With talk of a possible euro zone breakup on the rise, here's way to value some possible outcomes.
Julian Callow, Barclays Capital chief European economist, discusses the state of UK and European banks as Italian bond yields rise to worrisome levels. "Banks will be pressured to raise capital," he says.
Italy's bond auction is a flop, and human currency traders haven't done much better - it's time for your FX Fix.
More and more analysts looking at the euro zone predict that another recession is inevitable, as banking sector tensions combined with political wrangling over the debt crisis will depress consumer confidence further.
The euro zone's "garlic belt" states (Greece, Italy, Portugal and Spain) will have to endure deflation to catch up in competitiveness with the other, "butter belt" members, according to a report by research firm Smithers & Co.
German bonds aren't selling, yields on Spanish and Italian bonds are squeezing, and the euro is showing the strain. Good thing someone's dispensing tough love.
Just in time for Thanksgiving, a passel of currency experts have offered up trades that should make you grateful.
The British fret over Europe and Germany's bond auction disappoints - it's time for your FX Fix.
Try as we might we cannot escape the euro zone crisis and its impact worldwide. Perhaps EU governments should be happy when they observe the President of the United States visiting the Prime Minister of Australia and taking time out to comment on the euro. In true Wildean fashion, it’s always better to be talked about…
Kathy Lien, Director of Currency Research at GFT Forex explains why she is bullish on the U.S. dollar.
You know all about the January effect for stocks, but history suggests the euro could get interesting in December.