NEW YORK, Dec 6- The dollar rallied against the yen on Friday after stronger-than-expected U.S. jobs data raised chances the Federal Reserve may start paring its bond buying program sooner than expected. U.S. employers added 203,000 new jobs in November, exceeding expectations, and the jobless rate fell to a five-year low of 7.0 percent, the Labor Department said.» Read More
The debt impasse in Washington has sent investors fleeing for safety, selling down the U.S. dollar and buying into safe-haven assets like the Swiss franc and Japanese yen.
Carly Pickering, Corporate Foreign Exchange Dealer at OzForex talks about currencies.
Daniel Hui, Senior FX Strategist at HSBC, believes Asian currencies are set to appreciate, especially the won, Singapore dollar and offshore yuan in the absence of global systemic risks.
Dhiren Sarin, Chief Technical Strategist at Barclays Capital, says the U.S. dollar is likely to move downwards, hurt by ongoing U.S. and euro zone debt issues.
Japanese finance officials have been talking tough about the yen's rise. Whether they will do anything now is another matter.
While you've been busy watching the U.S. debt crisis unfold, there's a nice trading opportunity shaping up down-under.
With the clock ticking in Washington DC and Congress desperately trying to find an agreement on raising the debt ceiling, the greenback is heading towards levels last seen in the fall of 2008, when it reached its lowest point over the past 10 years.
Other than a short rally today, the dollar's been taking it on the chin as Washington squabbles. Here's how to trade it.
Even a debt deal may not prevent a rating cut for U.S. debt. Here's what it would mean for the dollar, and what you can do.
Debt woes hit the dollar - again - and Asian currencies lift off. Time for your daily FX Fix.
CNBC's Guy Johnson has the details on European market activity .
That August 2 deadline just keeps approaching, and Washington seems no closer to a debt deal. Here's how to trade the impasse.
Worries about the debt ceiling derail the dollar, and kiwis fall after trade data disappoints - it's time for your daily FX Fix.
The Fast Money traders weigh in on whether investors should be buying European stocks, and a trade on gold.
Gold just keeps hitting new highs in this scary world. Here's how to use currencies to trade the rise.
Deadlocked debt-ceiling talks dent the dollar and send the Swissie soaring - it's time for your daily FX Fix.
I have never been a natural pessimist so here are some snippets of positive reaction to keep your half-full glasses topped up, writes CNBC's Anna Edwards following an agreement on a second Greek bailout.
Those debt talks were moving along - until their latest stumble. Here's how to trade the ups and downs.
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.