*Wall Street action curtailed by blizzard. The main European indices were expected to open higher, though foul weather in the United States will curb activity on Wall Street. Other moves were mostly modest and MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan was flat on the day.» Read More
Optimism about some better-than-expected economic data from Europe is likely to be short-lived and the euro and stocks will remain under pressure, analysts said.
The worst of the euro zone crisis is over as leaders in the European Union have taken a lot of steps to fix the underlying issues, Otmar Issing, a German economist and former European Central Bank chief economist, told CNBC late on Tuesday.
S&P downgraded the Euro Zone rescue fund by one notch Tuesday. Camilla Sutton, chief currency strategist at Scotia Capital, discusses whether the move is already priced into the market.
There is trouble brewing over the European Central Bank's Greek debt position, but Greek Prime Minister Papademos isn't going near it.
China grows, Spain sells bonds, rating agencies predict a Greek default - it's time for your FX Fix.
CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera sits down with Greek Prime Minister Lucas Papademos to discuss the country's ongoing negotiations with the private sector and Greece's place in the euro zone.
With Standard & Poor's cutting credit ratings for France and others, here's how to trade the changing landscape.
John Chambers, S&P, explains the thinking behind the move to downgrade nine European nations today, with CNBC's Melissa Lee and the Money In Motion traders.
After months of rumors, S&P downgraded France, Italy and Spain. Germany, the Netherlands and Finland were spared. What the downgrade means for the euro, with Sean Egan, Egan Jones, CNBC's Melissa Lee and the Money in Motion traders.
It is unclear the extent to which the downgrades will alter the function of the international monetary system over time. It is also unclear how material the incremental headwinds blowing out of Europe will be for countries already facing internal fragilities.
The euro's having a bad day, and this strategist says its problems are starting to bother the neighbors.
Italy's bond sale disappoints and the Swiss franc is rich - it's time for your FX Fix.
Respectable bond sales and disappointing U.S. data are pushing the euro higher, and this strategist sees a trading opportunity.
Correlations can help you trade, but they can also come back to bite.
The single European currency is likely to continue its fall even if European Union leaders, including European Central Bank officials, agree on a solution to the debt crisis, according to analysts.
A Spanish bond sale lifts the euro, but the European Central Bank meeting is the real headliner - time for your FX Fix.
Don't look now, but the Canadian dollar could soon have its wings clipped.
The European Central Bank has its monthly meeting and news conference on Thursday. Here's how to get ready.
Gold is investors' favorite asset for 2012, and developed markets are preferred over emerging markets when it comes to putting money in stocks or bonds, according to a poll carried out by Japanese investment bank Nomura.
British trade data disappoints and Fitch offers tough love for the euro - it's time for your FX Fix.