Foreign Exchange


  • How to Trade the Risk-On Mood Tuesday, 24 Jan 2012 | 3:35 PM ET
    Christchurch, New Zealand

    Europe might be in a stew, but this strategist is looking at a risk-on trade.

  • Microsoft Points on the Chopping Block? Tuesday, 24 Jan 2012 | 1:47 PM ET
    Halo Waypoint

    Microsoft Points, the currency for Xbox LIVE, may be facing extinction.

  • $30B Worth of Advice     Tuesday, 24 Jan 2012 | 1:41 PM ET

    Nigel Emmett, JPMorgan Asset Management, discusses how to invest in Europe despite continued volatility and uncertainty.

  • Euro Falls on Greek Default Fears     Tuesday, 24 Jan 2012 | 12:28 PM ET

    The euro slides on fresh worries over efforts to restructure Greece's debt, with Todd Gordon, co-head of research and trading at Aspen Trading Group.

  • CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis reports on the lower U.S. open, even as tech and health care try to lead the market back to positive territory. McDonald's, J&J and Dupont announce "decent" earnings reports. And the CBOE's volatility index hovers below 20.

  • European markets are lower, mostly due to concerns over Greek debt talks. The IMF says a recession in Europe will slow the global economy this year. The IIF's Dallara tells CNBC he remains committed to getting a voluntary agreement on Greek debt. Italian prosecutors raid the offices of ratings agency Fitch. The country is also probing S&P and Moody's over potential market manipulation. With Bank of America's Michelle Meyer and Joe Terranova, Virtus Investments, on housing.

  • US stock index futures pointed to a lower open on Wall Street as concerns about the European debt crisis continued to weigh on investors' minds. European shares also dipped as Greek PSI talks look set to go back to the drawing board. EU finance ministers on Monday rejected proposals by private bondholders over the extent of the haircut they were willing to accept in order to avoid a Greek default on its debts in March.

  • US futures point to Wall Street opening down today. European shares also fell this morning as worries about a messy Greek default increased after debt talks stumbled again, while weak results from Siemens and KPN also weighed. Australian shares ended flat after shedding earlier gains on a media report that Portugal may be in need of a second bailout fund to repay 9 billion euros of debt in September. Asian trading was quiet as many markets were closed for Chinese New Year.

  • IMF's Lagarde on Global Growth     Monday, 23 Jan 2012 | 4:17 PM ET

    Christine Lagarde, managing director at the IMF, says economic growth is slowing in all markets, with CNBC's Maria Bartiromo. "No country is immune," she adds.

  • How to Play Oil's Rise Using Currencies Monday, 23 Jan 2012 | 3:40 PM ET
    Norwegian flag

    Oil prices are on the move again, and these strategists say the Norwegian krone will benefit.

  • U.S. markets are mixed as traders keep their eyes on Greece. Halliburton says its revenue will grow faster than oil and gas companies will drill this year. U.S. financials are among the day's best performers. RIM names a new CEO, Thorsten Heins, who was the company's COO.

  • European shares move higher on Greek talks. French bank stocks jump on news of more long-term borrowing from the ECB. Greece and its creditors are said to be moving close to a debt restructuring deal. Defensive stocks like utilities are laggards on the day. EU states agree to ban on Iranian oil imports. And UK profit earnings rise at the fastest rate in 10 years, according to Ernst & Young. With Fast Money trader Brian Kelly.

  • Your Currency Trade on China's Economy Monday, 23 Jan 2012 | 9:20 AM ET

    China's growth rate is slowing, and investors are hoping for easier monetary policy. Here's how to trade the possibility

  • Euro Lifts, Loonie Sails Higher Monday, 23 Jan 2012 | 8:13 AM ET

    The Greek drama plays on, and the Canadian dollar gets a lift - it's time for your FX Fix.

  • US stock index futures pointed to a mixed open on Wall Street today as investors waited on news out of Europe over losses private bondholders of Greek sovereign debt would be expected to accept. European shares are higher ahead of a meeting of euro zone finance ministers to discuss terms of a Greek debt restructuring deal, with banks rallying on a report about easier capital rules.

  • US futures point to Wall Street retreating 0.4 per cent from a six-month peak. European shares rose on a rally in banks boosted by a report saying that France and Germany are calling for a relaxation of global bank capital rules. Asian shares and the euro paused from last week's rally on Monday as investors sweated on the progress of crucial Greek talks on a debt swap deal to avoid a default, while activity was subdued due to the Lunar New Year holiday in much of Asia.

  • How to Trade the Greek Debt Talks Friday, 20 Jan 2012 | 7:18 PM ET

    The Greek drama continues to roil the euro, and this strategist has a way to play investors' shifting moods.

  • Money In Motion Web Extra     Friday, 20 Jan 2012 | 5:59 PM ET

    Web-only advice and information for currency traders, with CNBC's Melissa Lee and the Money In Motion traders.

  • The Buck Stops Here     Friday, 20 Jan 2012 | 5:58 PM ET

    The final word from the currency pits, with CNBC's Melissa Lee and the Money In Motion traders.

  • Saying Goodbye to Japan     Friday, 20 Jan 2012 | 5:48 PM ET

    Will S&P look to downgrade Japan next? In August, Moody's lowered Japan by one notch. Would an S&P downgrade help or hurt the yen, with CNBC's Melissa Lee and the Money In Motion traders.