Foreign Exchange


  • How to Trade Holiday Cheer Using Currencies Friday, 23 Dec 2011 | 7:16 PM ET

    With equities in a holiday mood, here's how to trade the good cheer using currencies.

  • Money In Motion Web Extra     Friday, 23 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.

  • The Buck Stops Here     Friday, 23 Dec 2011 | 5:58 PM ET

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

  • Buying Blind     Friday, 23 Dec 2011 | 5:48 PM ET

    How to identify technical patterns that could make you money, with CNBC's Melissa Lee and the Money In Motion traders.

  • Payrolls & Pesos     Friday, 23 Dec 2011 | 5:43 PM ET

    The currency trade behind the payroll tax extension, with CNBC's Melissa Lee and the Money In Motion traders. Also, how the extension could benefit the Mexican peso, managing a winning currency trade and Andy wants to sell euros.

  • Money Match Up     Friday, 23 Dec 2011 | 5:30 PM ET

    Will the risk-on rally continue through the end of the year? How to make money from the risk-on rally, with CNBC's Melissa Lee and the Money in Motion traders. With Deutsche Bank's Joe LaVorgna. Also, how to short the euro now, as the ECB takes new measures to support euro zone banks.

  • How to Trade the Risk-On Sentiment in Currencies Friday, 23 Dec 2011 | 3:04 PM ET
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    Decent economic reports from the U.S. are fueling risk appetite - for now. Here's how to trade it.

  • The global markets. European stocks rise to a two-week high, although volume is extremely light heading into the holiday. Moody's keeps Austria's AAA rating with a stable outlook. Ten-year Italian bonds remain near 7 percent -- Italy will hold a series of bond auctions next week. Greece must decide whether it will take a 70- or 50-percent haircut. And a decision on European downgrades will come in January, according to S&P. With Dan Greenhaus, BTIG chief global strategist, and Stephen Weiss, Short Hill Cap

  • Risk Appetite is Up, Liquidity is Down Friday, 23 Dec 2011 | 8:01 AM ET

    U.S. jobs data lifts risk-sensitive currencies and liquidity drains from the market - it's time for your Friday FX Fix.

  • U.S. futures are up the last trading day before Christmas and a day after the House agrees to accept Senate terms on the payroll tax cut. In Europe, the markets rally into the holidays. The euro is slightly up against the dollar.

  • Emerging Opportunities for 2012     Thursday, 22 Dec 2011 | 5:53 PM ET

    Fast Money trader, Tim Seymour takes a look at the best plays in emerging market next year.

  • How to Get a Bigger Bang From Selling the Euro Thursday, 22 Dec 2011 | 4:07 PM ET
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    Euro bears are on the prowl. Here's how to sell the single currency and get a bigger bang.

  • U.S. markets gain on lower initial jobless claims, higher consumer confidence and falling gas prices. U.S. Q3 GDP was revised down to 1.8 percent from 2 percent, though. American Greetings falls 37 percent on higher marketing costs. And Wendy's beats out Burger King to become the 2nd largest fast food chain.

  • Markets are mostly up in Europe at the close, although weak U.S. GDP data tempers gains. Banks are among the best performers. Mario Monti's "Save Italy Decree" wins passage. UK third quarter economic growth was faster than expected. German tech company Billsafe is bought by eBay. And Hungary's credit rating is downgraded to junk status by S&P. With J.J. Kinahan, TD Ameritrade.

  • Euro Bobs and Weaves, Sanctions Hit Iran's Rial Thursday, 22 Dec 2011 | 8:14 AM ET

    Euro zone fights continue, Iranian rial dives - it's time for your FX Fix.

  • Europe is up a day after the ECB's 3-year LTRO. Banks lead the euro zone rally even though funding concerns remain. Italy's Mario Monti faces a final vote on austerity today. The euro is slightly up against the dollar. IAG secures $270 million BMI deal with Lufthansa, mostly for landing slots at Heathrow Airport.

  • What Good News Could Do to the Dollar Wednesday, 21 Dec 2011 | 3:52 PM ET

    The economy has been producing upside surprises lately - and that could be bad news for the buck.

  • How to Trade the Euro After the ECB Money Tender Wednesday, 21 Dec 2011 | 12:41 PM ET

    The European Central Bank's money tender was a hit, but the euro weakened anyway. Here's what to do now.

  • The U.S. markets are moderately lower, as volume gets lighter toward the end of the year. Oracle earnings weigh heavily on the Nasdaq, as the company misses earnings for the first time in a decade. Housing related stocks are mixed even though sales of previously owned homes rise in November. And RIMM shares jump on report that the company has rebuffed takeover talks.

  • European stocks rise, then sell off. A total of 523 banks borrow 489.2 billion euros in ECB funding, well above expectations. Banks likely to use most funds to pay down existing debt. Red Hat and Oracle misses weigh on tech stocks. Slow and painful 2012 ahead for Europe, according to SocGen economist. The MF Global U.S. trustee pursues $700 million in the UK. HSBC sells Japan private bank to Credit Suisse. UK consumer morale falls to its lowest level in nearly three years. With Dan Greenhouse BTIG chief global strategist.