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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.
Traders have been bracing for sovereign rating cuts in Europe ever since Standard & Poor's issued a warning. Here's what to do.
The euro has been trading in tandem with key commodity currencies, but that could change - and create trading opportunities.
European markets have a mostly green day after upbeat U.S. economic data -- insurance stocks are among the day's best performers. Credit Agricole falls after Fitch downgrades its long-term rating. Italy calls for a Friday confidence vote in effort to speed up austerity passage. And the IMF's Christine LaGarde says the world economic outlook is "quite gloomy" and requires action by countries outside the EU. Henry McVey, KKR head of global macro and asset allocation, discusses his investment strategy for a tu
Spain's bond sale reassures but risk aversion is high - it's time for your FX Fix.
European markets rebound, although euro zone concerns remain. Manufacturing data continues to contract. Meanwhile, Spain finds strong demand for bonds even as yields on the 5-year fall. And the euro hits an 11-month low against the dollar.
Think the euro's had enough of a fall? Think again, this strategist says.
The euro is down 2.6% in just two days - a huge move for a currency - and this strategist sees more weakness ahead. With the euro nosing below the 1.30 level against the dollar, is the worst over?
The euro is slumping, British unemployment is soaring, and dollar coins are on their way out - it's time for your FX Fix.
The outlook for the euro is iffy at best, this strategist says - but watch out for positioning risks.
Iceland's Progressive Party wants to stop trying to join the euro and adopt the Canadian dollar instead.
What is needed is an agreement, and then an undertaking, to make the euro work. This needs a centralized budgetary authority, which has control over the debt issuance process as well, to ensure that governments do not run up unsustainable public deficits. Tie that into a genuine lender of last resort role for the European Central Bank and we are almost there.
The breakdown in materials bodes ill for the Aussie dollar, this strategist says.
Europe clouds the market and the Swiss expect slowness - it's time for your FX Fix.
The Swiss National Bank will meet this week amid chatter about a possible change in the target for the franc. Here's how to get ready.
A reaction to the new deal to save the euro zone has been mixed, even though many expect the agreement should offer the euro temporary stability. What it means for currencies in the week ahead, with Nick Bennenbroek, Wells Fargo FX head of currency strategy.
The European Union summit generated some results - but not everything investors hoped for. Here's how to trade the euro now.
The euro zone agreement underwhelms and the Australian trade surplus slips — it's time for your FX Fix.
As a New York Jets fan, I despair of all the talk about the New England Patriots. I desperately want to wish the Patriots away, but I cannot. They matter. When it comes to Europe, investors around the world also face this exasperating combination of having, but not wishing to pay close attention.
You never know what the Federal Reserve will pull out of its sleeve. This strategist has a playbook for the upcoming FOMC meeting.