*Unrest in Ukraine likely to limit safe-haven yen's losses. TOKYO, April 21- The dollar edged higher versus the yen on Monday, though a tense situation in Ukraine was likely to keep traders on their toes, with some markets still closed for the Easter holiday. It last stood at 102.61 yen, up 0.2 percent, after rising as high as 102.71 yen.» Read More
Italy gets a downgrade and riskier currencies get a haircut - it's time for your FX Fix.
Stephen Schork, The Schork Report editor, says we're in a bear trend for oil and that it's likely to remain that way for the near future. Boris Schlossberg, GFT Forex, talks about the euro and the possibility of ECB having to deal with deflation in Europe.
Those who see emerging market debt as a safe haven should think again, according to Mike Riddel, a fund manager at M&G Investments in London.
"The whole issue of peripheral Europe and debt restructuring is a process. It¿s not going to be solved in one big bang and having covered emerging markets for many years this is nothing new," Sailesh Jha, head of Asia market strategy at SEB Bank Singapore told CNBC. "So we¿ll get several different processes taking place and the first one is September 29 and what the German parliament approves in terms of the ESFS facility and I think our core view is that it¿s going to be passed¿.and then we go to the next stage."
Most FOMC meetings have a rapid and real effect on the dollar - but as this week's meeting looms, investors have other concerns.
The Hong Kong dollar has been in the spotlight since investor Bill Ackman announced he had taken a big long position in the currency. Whether you should is another matter.
The euro slips, the dollar lifts, and Nouriel Roubini says time's up for Greece - it's time for your FX Fix.
Francisco Solar, Head of FX Operations, Asia Pacific at Easy Forex says the Euro will continue to edge lower, so investors should sell into Euro strength.
With little or nothing positive on the horizon for Europe, here's a way to trade into a healthier economy.
Web-only advice and information for currency traders.
Bill Ackman is betting the Hong Kong dollar will appreciate. Does that mean you should, too, with CNBC's Melissa Lee and the Money In Motion traders. Also, how to manage a currency trade that's not working out. On August 26th, Andy Busch recommended a bullish bet on the Mexican peso. It has since fallen to a 1-year low vs. the dollar.
The Euro crisis deepens as finance ministers kick the can. Will Europe vote on a bigger bailout fund? The currency trade behind Europe's latest crisis, with CNBC's Melissa Lee and the Money In Motion traders.
CNBC's David Faber reports UTX is in talks to acquire Goodrich for $110 to $125/share, with CNBC's Melissa Lee and the Money in Motion traders.
When Europe sneezes, other markets get a cold. Just watch the Australian dollar.
For most of the summer, markets seemed to pick a different European country as their focus of their angst almost every day.PIIGS is a not too favorable term used by bond analysts, academics, and the press, to refer to certain countries of Europe. So which countries make up the PIIGS? Why are they important to track? CNBC explains.
Euro leaders squabble and the Russian ruble is rocked - it's time for your Friday FX Fix.
Richard Perry, chief market strategist at Central Markets, joined CNBC for a technical look at how the dollar is faring against the Euro, the Canadian Dollar, and the Norwegian Krone.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Nicolas Sarkozy have both said that Greece will not leave the euro, but the "unthinkable" is now being seriously considered at all levels.
Central banks are coordinating to open up funding for European banks, and the euro is up on the news. Whether it will last is another story.
The arm-in-arm effort by central bankers to increase U.S. dollar liquidity in Europe is essentially a band-aid solution, and the euro is already backing off its gains.