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European leaders talk, China creates an investment fund - it's time for your FX Fix.
CNBC's Rebecca Meehan takes a look at the European markets reaction to EU Summit talks, and looks at the German and Italian bond markets.
Hopes for the EU summit are fading, sellers of euros abound and the European Central Bank's Mario Draghi disappointed today — but here's why the euro could move higher.
CNBC's Mandy Drury discusses the morning's trading activity and the testimony of MF Global's former CEO Jon Corzine. Stocks fall as the ECB's Draghi dampened hopes the bank would be buying bonds.
CNBC's Simon Hobbs, Bob Pisani, and Fast Money's Guy Adami take a look at European shares extending losses after the ECB news conference.
The Bank of England holds steady, New Zealand stands pat, and everyone is watching the EU summit - it's time for your FX Fix.
Olivier Desbarres, Director & Head of FX Strategy at Barclays Capital, says those expecting a silver bullet from tomorrow's EU summit will be disappointed.
CNBC's Mandy Drury says it's a down day for U.S. stocks, mostly because of headlines out of Europe and fears a comprehensive deal may not be reached among EU leaders. Slowing export growth in China is another concern for investors. Also, U.S. stocks to watch.
The Bank of England surprised investors at its last meeting with a significant easing. Here's how to trade this week's get-together.
Congress is battling over whether to extend the payroll tax cuts passed last year. Here's how to use currencies to trade the debate.
Headlines on the debt crisis are coming fast and furious - and this strategist says it's time to stay away from the euro.
The US economy has not, by any means, emerged fully from the recession of 2008. The real-estate sector is still suffering grievously from the effects of the crash, and unemployment remains uncomfortably high.
Australia is growing, China is slowing, and everyone is eager for the EU summit, already - time for your FX Fix.
Analysis of the European markets, with CNBC's Ross Westgate. Europe is up ahead of the U.S. market open and Germany finds good demand in today's Bund auction.
A break-up of the single European currency would have severe consequences on the UK economy, with unemployment pushing above 4 million, the pound appreciating sharply and major banks failing, analysts at ING wrote in a market note.
Investors are pricing in sizable currency volatility in 2012 - and that has trading implications for you.
Global markets wrap with CNBC's Mandy Drury. The Dow started higher but loses its early-morning gains. 3M is higher and Bank of America agrees to pay $315 million to investors who claim they were misled about mortgage securities.
A dip in Europe on the day. S&P puts the European Financial Stability Fund on creditwatch negative. Meanwhile, Merkel downplays the possibility of a downgrade and German industrial orders in November post their biggest gain since March 2010, with CNBC's Carl Quintanilla & Gary Kaminsky, and Fast Money trader Joe Terranova.
The euro slips on credit warnings, and Metallica rocks currencies — it's time for your FX Fix.
Analysis of the global markets, particularly Europe as it manages its debt crisis, with CNBC's Ross Westgate.