RIO DE JANEIRO, Oct 30- Brazil's Vale posted a surprise loss of $1.44 billion on Thursday, hurt by a fall in the price of iron ore, higher production costs and a weakening Brazilian currency. Iron ore cash costs were also higher than analysts had expected, while Vale said the weakening Brazilian real wiped nearly $2 billion off its earnings by increasing the cost of...» Read More
China's red hot economy is cooling, and this strategist has a way to play it.
Australia may cut rates, China may start a trade war, and the Greek tragedy plays on - time for your FX Fix.
Think the euro can't fall much further? Think again, this strategist says.
Legendary hedge fund manager Kyle Bass is featured prominently in Michael Lewis' new book, "Boomerang." Lewis explains what markets want from Germany in its handling of the European debt crisis, with Mark Dow, Pharo Management.
It's one tough job market out there. Here's how to use currencies to play the nonfarm payroll report.
Europe is still scary, and safe havens are back in style - it's time for your FX Fix.
With only two countries apart from Slovakia left to approve the extension of the euro zone's bailout fund, all eyes are on the Eastern European nation of around 5 million people who are not keen on helping richer Greece.
Slovakia's parliament may vote on the expansion of the euro zone's bailout fund as soon as mid October, but the risk of a Greek default is still possible, Slovak Prime Minister Iveta Radicova told CNBC in an interview in Bratislava.
The euro's being whipsawed by talk of debt plans. Here's how to trade an actual European event.
Will Trichet reverse course and cut rates at next Thursday's ECB meeting? How to profit from next week's gathering, with CNBC's Melissa Lee and the Money in Motion traders. Also, the currency trade behind next week's jobs report, with Michelle Meyer, Bank of America Merrill Lynch.
You can profit from China's slowdown if you know where to look. Check out this strategist's idea.
Worried about Europe's troubles, but leery of using stocks to take a position? Here's the plan for you.
The dollar is rising against the euro on concerns European leaders aren't doing enough to contain the debt crisis. So what's next for the euro? Insight with Camilla Sutton, chief currency strategest at Scotia Capital.
A downgrade down under and Germans aren't shopping enough - it's time for your Friday FX Fix.
The Chinese renminbi was a more popular currency for company bond sales than the euro for the first time in the third quarter, underlining the debilitating effect of the eurozone’s sovereign debt crisis, while China has nurtured its own, potentially huge bond market. The Financial Times reports.
Risk-averse investors have been bailing out of the Australian and New Zealand dollars. Time for bargain hunting, this strategist says.
As the sovereign debt crisis worsens, there is still a lack of a long term solution. Current rumors center on Europe extending their ability to bail out periphery economies.However, politics and implementation issues pose a significant challenge.As Greece has shown, so far these bailouts haven’t worked, and with debt burdens rising and problems spreading to the core, the situation is only getting tougher.
The U.K. deputy prime minister said on Thursday that any solution to the euro zone crisis must not lead to some member states dictating terms to other European nations—such as the U.K.—that are outside the currency union.
Hungary's decision to help its citizens pay back the foreign exchange loans they took at the height of the economic boom a few years back has sparked outrage among banks and spooked foreign investors.
Germans vote yes on bailout powers, commodity prices bite - it's time for your FX Fix.