*Safe-haven bids on yen unwound on hopes for Ukraine initiative. TOKYO, April 18- The yen slipped to 10- day lows against the dollar on Friday after speculators unwound some safe-haven trades following upbeat U.S. economic data and on hopes for a diplomatic initiative seeking an end to violence in Ukraine.» Read More
The message from Germany is clear: there will be no bailout of the euro zone via monetizing debt through bond purchases by the European Central Bank. This stance, according to Chris Tinker, an equity strategist at Libra Investment Services in London, means higher borrowing costs acting as a mechanism for pushing through structural reforms.
If a week is a long time in politics, two weeks covering affairs of state in Italy can seem like an eternity. Maybe that's why Rome got its moniker, but having covered the fall of Berlusconi and the rise of Monti's technocrats, there's some relief things moved along quicker than I and investors feared.
Signals of market stress are increasing, with a growing number of measures now flashing yellow and some on the verge of flashing red. The longer this persists, the greater the risk of very large market moves - in either direction, depending on the economic and financial catalysts.
European Central Bank President Mario Draghi is under pressure to do more to resolve the debt crisis. Here's how to trade if he does something super.
Web-only advice and information for currency traders, with CNBC's Melissa Lee and the Money In Motion traders.
The final word from the currency pits, with CNBC's Melissa Lee and the Money In Motion traders.
Managing a winning currency trade. Last week, Rebecca bought dollars against the Swedish krone, with CNBC's Melissa Lee and the Money In Motion traders.
What a Super Committee failure could mean for the dollar, and how you can make money off it, with CNBC's Melissa Lee and the Money In Motion traders.
Will Mario Draghi turn the ECB loose? Yields on Spanish, Italian and French debt spike. Making money off Draghi's next move, with CNBC's Melissa Lee and the Money in Motion traders. And is gold losing its luster, with Dennis Gartman, The Gartman Letter.
How much of a threat is what's happening in the Eurozone to the US market, with James Moffett, Scout Investments, and Kathy Jones, Charles Schwab.
Even in a volatile, headline-driven market, short-term trading opportunities crop up. Here's one strategist's near term plan.
Brazil gets a ratings lift, but the European Central Bank is less helpful on the debt crisis - it's time for your FX Fix.
Analysts identified five main problems – among them, over-regulation and low productivity – the country needs to tackle to make its economy more competitive.
The Norwegian krone is getting ready to rise against the currency next door, this strategist says.
If you think Europe is roiling currencies, just wait until investors focus on the deficit supercommittee's impasse.
Contagion fears rise in Europe and the British go shopping - it's time for your FX Fix.
The crisis in Europe means tough times ahead for the British pound, this strategist says.
The Mexican peso looks ready to rise, these strategists say.
Bank of England goes downbeat, and Eastern European currencies get punished - it's time for your FX Fix.
The euro crisis rumbles on. Prime ministers are changing as a direct result of the currency’s troubles, although really what this illustrates is that the countries affected were already in a lot of economic trouble anyway; it’s just that their membership of the euro currency union speeded up the change in government.