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The not so supercommittee's failure weighs, but the euro catches an updraft - it's time for your FX Fix.
Following the daily swings of the euro zone debt crisis, it can be difficult to focus on the long-term, bigger picture.
The pain of a euro zone breakup would be too great, this strategist says, and Europeans know it.
The deficit super committee discussions may be tortured, but your trading strategy can be simple, says this strategist.
The crisis in the euro zone has exposed the flaws of the 17-member currency union, and its leaders will need to take urgent action if they want the euro to survive, Warren Buffett told CNBC on Monday.
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.
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.