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  • Commodities Markets Fall Off     Wednesday, 28 Sep 2011 | 5:00 AM ET

    "I think there are people out there in the real economy who think the financial markets are giving them a real opportunity," David Bloom, head of foreign exchange strategy at HSBC, told CNBC.

  • How Do You Prevent Global Economic Meltdown? Wednesday, 28 Sep 2011 | 4:46 AM ET
    Market Meltdown

    Investors worldwide are taking fright at significant downside risks they perceive on both sides of the Atlantic, aided and abetted by what they deem to be ineffectual and directionless policy-making from Western governments.

  • Fear of another downturn in the world economy lurks behind the smiles and relaxed atmosphere; the Czech Republic is heavily reliant on exports to the euro zone, especially Germany, for its economic growth.

  • Safe Haven Status 'Dangerous': Czech Deputy Minister Wednesday, 28 Sep 2011 | 1:32 AM ET

    Martin Tlapa, Deputy Minister, Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Czech Republic told CNBC.com in an interview in Prague that the "safe haven" label looks rather scary for a small, open economy that needs a stable exchange rate to function properly.

  • Be Wary of This 'Can't Lose' Proposition Tuesday, 27 Sep 2011 | 2:14 PM ET

    Readers have been asking about the outlook for the Iraqi dinar. The short answer: not good, in every sense of the word.

  • Trading Russia's Stock Rally     Tuesday, 27 Sep 2011 | 10:26 AM ET

    How to play big changes at the Kremlin, with Tim Seymour, EmergingMoney.com

  • How to Trade on a Possible European Debt Plan Tuesday, 27 Sep 2011 | 9:49 AM ET

    Think the potential European debt plan will give the euro a significant lift? Think again, this strategist says.

  • China, Price of Gold Pointing to New Lehman? Tuesday, 27 Sep 2011 | 7:54 AM ET
    What's Next?

    The price movements that have emerged over the past two months in gold (and silver) prices have proved fascinating, writes Simon Derrick, head of currency research at Bank of New York Mellon.

  • Dollar Slips, Riskier Currencies Lift on Europe Hopes Tuesday, 27 Sep 2011 | 7:50 AM ET

    It's all about the potential European debt plan today - time for your FX Fix.

  • Why Poland Is Falling Out of Love With the Euro Tuesday, 27 Sep 2011 | 2:51 AM ET
    A tramway pass in the center of Warsaw on June 8, 2011. Poland and Ukraine will co-host the 2012 European Football Championship.

    Analysts are skeptical now that the euro would be such a good idea, even if ordinary Poles are still optimistic.

  • Foreigners in Markets May Be Poland's Next Problem Tuesday, 27 Sep 2011 | 12:57 AM ET
    Warsaw's Castle Square

    Some analysts have dubbed Central and Eastern Europe a safe haven – due to relatively low risk, because the countries have reformed, and relatively high yields, as they are still seen as emerging markets – but the risks are increasing.

  • Why Poland Is Falling Out of Love With the Euro Tuesday, 27 Sep 2011 | 12:47 AM ET
    A tramway pass in the center of Warsaw on June 8, 2011. Poland and Ukraine will co-host the 2012 European Football Championship.

    Analysts are skeptical now that the euro would be such a good idea, even if ordinary Poles are still optimistic.

  • EU's Plan to Lever EFSF     Monday, 26 Sep 2011 | 3:00 PM ET

    The markets got a pop on news that the EU has a detailed plan in the works to lever EFSF money. The European Investment Bank would create a vehicle to issue bonds, and purchase sovereign debt, reports CNBC's Steve Liesman.

  • The Real Fair Value for the Euro Monday, 26 Sep 2011 | 1:32 PM ET
    Betty Davis in 'All About Eve'

    The euro has been taking it on the chin lately - and there is more to come, says this strategist.

  • Rethinking the Role of Central Banks     Monday, 26 Sep 2011 | 12:19 PM ET

    There's much talk on Monday about a potential plan to vastly increase the buying power of the yet to be fully funded EFSF, so that it can stand up to the problems in Europe with a more robust balance sheet. What does that mean for the role of central banks? CNBC's Steve Liesman joins the "Strategy Session" team to discuss.

  • ECB's Lorenzo Smaghi on Banks     Monday, 26 Sep 2011 | 10:36 AM ET

    European Central Bank's Lorenzo Bini Smaghi, says EFSF is not the only resource to backstop banks, reports CNBC's Steve Liesman.

  • How to Trade on a Potential Government Shutdown Monday, 26 Sep 2011 | 9:32 AM ET

    It's back to the future as Congress tussles over a continuing resolution to fund the government. Here's how to trade on the brinkmanship.

  • Asia Sags, Safe Havens Lift Monday, 26 Sep 2011 | 7:52 AM ET

    Central banks want stability, and investors just want a safe haven. It's time for your FX Fix. 

  • Europe's Solvency Problem     Monday, 26 Sep 2011 | 12:20 AM ET

    Jonathan Cavenagh, Currency Strategist at Westpac Bank, Australia expects the Euro pressure to continue until substantial action from the European authorities is seen.

  • The Euro and Cars Put Slovakia on the Map Sunday, 25 Sep 2011 | 8:22 PM ET

    Slovakia is now, together with the Czech Republic, considered a  relative safe haven, more so than many other countries, both in Central and Eastern Europe and in the euro zone.