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  • Euro Slips, Aussie Dollar Lifts Wednesday, 21 Dec 2011 | 8:11 AM ET

    Heavy bank borrowing dents the euro, and the Bank of England is dovish - it's time for your FX Fix.

  • European markets are up as the ECB lends out 489.2 billion euros in first-ever 3-year lending operation, well ahead of the 310 billion euro expectations. Banks are higher on the day, while the euro is volatile following the ECB allotment. And the Bank of England votes to hold the bank rate unchanged at .5 percent.

  • Email Clues in Tracking MF Global Client Funds Wednesday, 21 Dec 2011 | 5:25 AM ET
    MF Global

    Federal authorities investigating the collapse of MF Global have uncovered e-mails that detail the transfers of money in the firm’s last days, including transfers that contained customer money, according to people close to the investigation. The New York Times reports.

  • Roubini: Euro Zone 'In Denial,' US Postpones Reforms Wednesday, 21 Dec 2011 | 12:16 AM ET
    Nouriel Roubini

    Famous economist Nouriel Roubini, credited for predicting the financial crisis, made a plea to policymakers to take the tough action needed to address current economic problems, in an article published on the Financial Times' website.

  • The Top 15 Business Stories of 2011 Tuesday, 20 Dec 2011 | 2:42 PM ET
    This story has been a slow moving train wreck all year, and will likely go into next year as well. The Euro zone continues to struggle with the fact that some of its members haven't been as fiscally responsible as others. Who'd have thought  would become a common finance term? Thanks to our global reach, CNBC.com was on top of every twist and turn. Of particular interest to our readers were our round-ups of the  and

    What were the biggest business stories of the year? Many a journo-hotshot will be glad to tell you. But here at CNBC.com, we like when our readers tell us what interests you.

  • Fresh Ammo to Use on the Yen Tuesday, 20 Dec 2011 | 12:46 PM ET
    Japanese Flag

    The Japanese cabinet has approved an increase in financing bill issuance. Here's what it means for the yen.

  • Global Markets: Financials Make a Comeback     Tuesday, 20 Dec 2011 | 11:40 AM ET

    U.S. markets take a cue from Europe, heading up on strong housing starts and a plunge in Spanish debt yields. Financials make a comeback after taking a beating yesterday. Jefferies soars after Q4 profit beats estimates. AT&T is up even though the company dropped its bid for T-Mobile yesterday. And Red Hat's poor forecast takes its toll.

  • European shares post gains after upbeat U.S. housing data. Short-term yields plunge in the latest Spanish Treasury bill auction and German business sentiment posts an unexpected rise. The Greek Finance minister announces the country is close to a deal with private creditors. Bank stocks are among the best European performers on the day and health care stocks slide on bearish news for two Astrazeneca drugs. In the U.S., builders are up, as are utilities. With Patrick Arbor, Shatkin Arbor, James Keenan, BlackRock, and Mike Murphy, Fast Money trader.

  • Good Bye to a Hard Year and More of the Same Tuesday, 20 Dec 2011 | 9:59 AM ET
    Traders work in the ten-year U.S. Treasury Note options pit at the Chicago Board of Trade in Chicago, Illinois, U.S.

    For investors the markets have been consistently grim all year and the issues we’ve discussed from start to finish – sluggish economic growth, high and rising unemployment, sovereign debt crises and the future of the euro – are still with us and will haunt us well into 2012.

  • Euro Lifts, Volatility Lurks Tuesday, 20 Dec 2011 | 7:56 AM ET

    Euro gets a lift, Sweden gets a cut - it's time for your FX Fix.

  • Spain sold more than its maximum target of Treasury bills Tuesday as borrowing costs declined and demand soared. Meanwhile strong German IFO data boosts the euro.

  • Euro Break-Up 'Unthinkable': ECB Vice-President Tuesday, 20 Dec 2011 | 3:31 AM ET
    European Central Bank

    A break-up of the euro would be “absurd” and “unthinkable,” Vítor Constâncio, Vice-President of the European Central Bank (ECB), told CNBC Tuesday.

  • How to Trade the Swedish Central Bank Meeting Monday, 19 Dec 2011 | 3:48 PM ET

    Sweden's Riksbank will meet and reach an interest rate decision Tuesday. Here's how to get ready.

  • Global Markets: U.S. Loses Early Gains     Monday, 19 Dec 2011 | 11:40 AM ET

    The U. S. markets are down after losing early gains. Financials weigh on the markets and an explosion at an Apple components factory in Shanghai creates concerns over iPad 2 production. Kingdom Holdings invests big in Twitter. And homebuilder sentiment rises for the third straight month, according to the NAHB.

  • European shares slide as the ECB's Draghi says nothing about bond buying in speech. The ECB's Constancio says a euro zone breakup is unthinkable. Spain's incoming PM wants to reduce the deficit by $21.6 billion. Saab plans to liquidate after a Swedish court accepts its bankruptcy application. Oil stocks fall on weak economic recovery. And ratings agency Fitch says it's skeptical about Europe's ability to tackle its debt crisis. With Keith McCullough, Hedgeye Risk Management.

  • Why the Euro Could Hit 1.50 Monday, 19 Dec 2011 | 8:47 AM ET

    The euro may have had a rough week, but this strategist sees a way it could reverse course - sharply.

  • Won Slides, Euro Dips, Dollar Gets a Lift Monday, 19 Dec 2011 | 7:00 AM ET

    Kim Jong Il KOs the won, and the euro eases as investors get edgy - it's time for your FX Fix.

  • The European markets await euro zone news but rebound after a slow start. Italy's markets have a strong day and the UK struggles to get back into positive territory. Swedish Auto is down by 66 percent after Saab files for bankruptcy. And the euro is under pressure as the ECB announces it will launch a 3 year liquidity operation on Wednesday.

  • Your Currency Trade for Oil's Move Friday, 16 Dec 2011 | 9:08 PM ET

    Global economics may be pushing oil lower, but this strategist says political forces will limit its fall, and she has a trade on that view.

  • Money In Motion Web Extra     Friday, 16 Dec 2011 | 5:59 PM ET

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