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  • Money Match Up     Friday, 6 May 2011 | 5:30 PM ET

    Will the Greeks 'bail out' on the Eurozone? Reports of the Greeks leaving the Eurozone spook investors, even after a very positive jobs number. Also, will a strong jobs report stop the dollar slide, with Joe LaVorgna, Deutsche Bank. And using currencies to play commodities.

  • High Rates in Latin America Attract Bond Investors Friday, 6 May 2011 | 4:40 PM ET
    Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

    Higher interest rates in Latin America are luring bond investors.

  • Dollar Lifts, Euro Lags Friday, 6 May 2011 | 9:46 AM ET

    Falling commodity prices are hurting some riskier currencies, but they're good news for the dollar — time for your Friday FX Fix.

  • Why One Investor Is Ignoring Wall of Worry Friday, 6 May 2011 | 4:26 AM ET

    Dramatic headlines on US debt and fears over a Greek restructuring of debt are not worrying one investor, who tells CNBC investors should be focusing on some good news from China, not on the wall of worry.

  • QE2's End, Dollar's Rise? Perhaps Thursday, 5 May 2011 | 3:54 PM ET
    Sheet of US one hundred dollar bills

    The dollar could get a boost form the end of quantitative easing, this strategist says - but whether it will last is another question.

  • Risk Appetite Fades In FX - For Now Thursday, 5 May 2011 | 2:44 PM ET

    Between economic uncertainty, falling commodity prices, and iffy economic news, investors' appetite for currency risk is decidedly off. But for how long?

  • Is ECB's Trichet Waiting for Fed to Make Next Move? Thursday, 5 May 2011 | 10:17 AM ET
    Jean-Claude Trichet

    The European Central Bank appears to be waiting for the Federal Reserve to act before raising Eurozone interest rates.

  • Yen Is Up and Risk Is Off Thursday, 5 May 2011 | 9:41 AM ET

    The yen is higher as investors sell riskier assets, and Mexico is going for the gold. Time for your Cinco de Mayo FX Fix.

  • Is Soros Right to Get Out of Gold? Thursday, 5 May 2011 | 6:22 AM ET
    Gold bars

    Major players, including George Soros, are reportedly pulling back from gold and silver has recorded yet another collapse.

  • Deal Money Deserts the Dollar Wednesday, 4 May 2011 | 5:01 PM ET

    Think the dollar's weak now? Upcoming M&A deals sure aren't going to help matters.  

  • Busch: Great Expectations and the ECB Wednesday, 4 May 2011 | 12:20 PM ET

    The FX markets are pummeling the US dollar strength as we head into tomorrow's ECB and Bank of England meetings.

  • Just because a country's inflation picks up doesn't mean interest rates are about to rise as well - but currency investors can still make money. Here's how.  

  • Slip 'n Slide Day For Dollars Wednesday, 4 May 2011 | 9:26 AM ET

    No backyard fun here - the U.S. dollar slips after jobs data, and the Australian, Canadian, and New Zealand dollars slide as commodity prices fall. It's FX Fix time again.

  • Glencore Eyes Mid-$50bn Valuation Tuesday, 3 May 2011 | 10:16 PM ET
    Chemoil Energy

    Glencore is set to price its initial public offering at a level that will give the commodities trading house a valuation in the mid-$50bn range, below an average forecast of $62bn, according to people familiar with the deal. The Financial Times reports.

  • Dollar's In Demand, Pound Gets Pounded Tuesday, 3 May 2011 | 10:02 AM ET

    The dollar is rallying as risk appetite wanes, and the pound is getting punished for weak manufacturing data. Time again for your FX Fix.

  • As a major commodity exporter, Canada benefits from high commodity prices. Here's how you can use the loonie to do the same.

  • A Treasury of Currency Clout Monday, 2 May 2011 | 8:59 AM ET
    U.S. Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner

    For clues to the dollar's direction, listen to Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner - and his overseas counterparts.

  • Dollar Bounces, Won is a Winner Monday, 2 May 2011 | 8:09 AM ET

    The dollar rose on news of Osama Bin Laden's killing, and South Korea's trade surplus lifted the won — time for your FX Fix.

  • Warren Buffett says he's not joining the gold rush that has sent the commodity to record highs above $1500 an ounce.  He thinks the only thing you can do with the metal is "fondle" it.  He also says Berkshire has been out of the foreign exchange markets lately and probably won't be making another big currency bet.

  • How Low Can the Dollar Go? Friday, 29 Apr 2011 | 7:35 PM ET
    Euro bills and U.S. dollars being exchanged

    The dollar can't seem to stop sliding, and on Friday it was so weak that the euro almost hit $1.50. Here's how to trade that currency pair.