NEW YORK, Dec 19- The U.S. dollar hit its highest level against major currencies in over 8-1/ 2 years on Friday on diverging monetary policy between the Federal Reserve and other major central banks, and bullish dollar positions heading into the end of the year. The euro hit a 28- month low against the greenback, while the dollar hovered near a 28- month high against...» Read More
Will central banks around the world start to tighten? Making money off next week's central bank meetings, with CNBC's Melissa Lee and the Money In Motion traders.
Oil hits a 9-month high on global recovery, and geopolitical risks. A look at crude's next move, with CNBC's Melissa Lee and the Money in Motion traders. Also, will Obama tap the strategic oil reserve, with Dennis Gartman, the Gartman Letter. And how you can make money off next week's jobs report, with Deutsche Bank's Joe LaVorgna.
It's been a tough week for the euro, and this strategist has a plan to trade on the troubles.
European markets finish the week with a mixed results. Bank stocks are among the best performers. Analysts say ECB liquidity injection has eased fears, but the ECB's Draghi warns not to expect further injection of funds into banks. Spain intends to base 2012 budget on higher deficit target than stated earlier. With Jim Bianco, Bianco Research and Diane Swonk, Mesirow Financial.
Japanese data disappoints and Brazil fights its currency's strength - it's time for your Friday FX Fix.
The euro has been consolidating recent gains, and this strategist sees a trading opportunity.
China's dollar reserves drop, and U.S. economic data awaits - it's time for your FX Fix.
The market appears to have given a cautious thumbs up to the latest euro zone bailout solution. In the end, if Greece isn’t going to leave the euro, it will need large cash transfers from the other member countries for some years to come, and the political leadership appears to have accepted that.
The euro may be grabbing headlines, but this strategist says the real action is in emerging market currencies.
Campaign season came to Congress during the Fed chairman's testimony, but you wouldn't know it from the dollar.
The European Central Bank offering is a hit, and commodity-linked currencies get a lift - time for your FX Fix.
With Europe seesawing, this Scandinavian is worth another look.
Europe is facing considerable event risk this week. Here's how to protect yourself using currencies.
The yen's slide stops and all eyes are on the European Central Bank - it's time for your FX Fix.
If enough banks borrow in the European Central Bank's refinancing operation, risk currencies could get a lift.
As the economy improves, will Bernanke talk down QE3? Making money from Bernanke's Congressional testimony next week, with CNBC's Melissa Lee and the Money In Motion traders. Also, if the economy begins to slow, will Bernanke provide additional monetary accommodation?, Michelle Meyer, Bank of America, discusses.
The euro hits a two-month high, it's best level since December 9th. What's behind the rally, with CNBC's Melissa Lee and the Money in Motion traders. Also, Wednesday's LTRO auction will show the real health of the European banking system. Making money off the LTRO auctions.
One of the challenges investors face today is how to reconcile seemingly conflicting messages coming from different markets. Is Dow 13,000 consistent with a 10 year U.S. Treasury at 2% and gold at almost $1,800? Is $125 Brent oil consistent with cyclically low implied volatility in many market segments, as well as widening CDS spreads for Middle Eastern oil producers?
China should accelerate the loosening of capital controls, its central bank said, in a report outlining the path to a freely tradable currency and more open capital markets. The Financial Times reports.
Stock index futures pointed to a rise in U.S. equities on Tuesday after euro zone finance ministers finally sealed a bailout for Greece. European shares steadied on Tuesday after hitting seven-month highs on Monday, with strategists saying the focus would now turn to the bleak outlook for Greece's economy after the country secured a bailout package.