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  • S&P Speaks on the Downgrade  Friday, 13 Jan 2012 | 5:43 PM ET

    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.

  • Money Match Up  Friday, 13 Jan 2012 | 5:30 PM ET

    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.

  • El-Erian: Do Friday's European Downgrades Matter? Friday, 13 Jan 2012 | 5:10 PM ET

    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 Infection Problem, and How to Trade It Friday, 13 Jan 2012 | 3:11 PM ET

    The euro's having a bad day, and this strategist says its problems are starting to bother the neighbors.

  • Euro Sinks, China Reserves Dip Friday, 13 Jan 2012 | 8:32 AM ET

    Italy's bond sale disappoints and the Swiss franc is rich - it's time for your FX Fix.

  • How to Trade the Euro's Rise Thursday, 12 Jan 2012 | 3:18 PM ET

    Respectable bond sales and disappointing U.S. data are pushing the euro higher, and this strategist sees a trading opportunity.

  • The Pattern Trap Thursday, 12 Jan 2012 | 2:22 PM ET
    The Parent Trap

    Correlations can help you trade, but they can also come back to bite.

  • Analysts on Euro's Low for This Year: $1.20 or Parity Thursday, 12 Jan 2012 | 8:54 AM ET
    Stacks of 5-Euro bills

    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.

  • Euro Lifts, But European Central Bank News Awaits Thursday, 12 Jan 2012 | 8:14 AM ET

    A Spanish bond sale lifts the euro, but the European Central Bank meeting is the real headliner - time for your FX Fix.

  • Why the Loonie Is Headed South Wednesday, 11 Jan 2012 | 3:42 PM ET
    Canadian Loons

    Don't look now, but the Canadian dollar could soon have its wings clipped.

  • How to Trade the European Central Bank Meeting Wednesday, 11 Jan 2012 | 1:34 PM ET
    Euro coin in front of the giant symbol of the Euro outside the headquarters of the European Central Bank.

    The European Central Bank has its monthly meeting and news conference on Thursday. Here's how to get ready.

  • Gold Is Investors' Favorite Asset in 2012: Poll Wednesday, 11 Jan 2012 | 8:47 AM ET
    Cash and gold

    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.

  • Euro Steadies, Pound Slips, Hungary Talks to the IMF Wednesday, 11 Jan 2012 | 7:40 AM ET

    British trade data disappoints and Fitch offers tough love for the euro - it's time for your FX Fix.

  • Major Currencies in a Consolidation Zone  Tuesday, 10 Jan 2012 | 6:30 PM ET

    Brian Dolan, Chief Currency Strategist at Forex.com discusses the direction of the euro, and says that it's currently in a consolidation zone, along with other major currencies.

  • Why You Should Buy the Euro Now Tuesday, 10 Jan 2012 | 3:57 PM ET
    Neuchatel, Switzerland

    The Swiss franc rose on the resignation of the Swiss National Bank's chairman, and this strategist sees a trade.

  • Dollar-Reserve Dumping? Not So Much Tuesday, 10 Jan 2012 | 12:21 PM ET
    Exchanging Dollars and Euros

    Funny what a European debt crisis can do to the appeal of the dollar.

  • European shares close solidly higher as Wall Street rallies. European commodity stocks are boosted by Alcoa's outlook. The ECB meets Thursday: the Euro zone enters recessionary territory. Fitch says it doesn't foresee cutting France's AAA rating this year. Fitch also says countries under review, like Italy and Spain, could be cut one or two notches. Germany's Merkel and the IMF's LaGarde are slated to meet today in Berlin. Philips says European weakness will hurt its Q4 profits. The Bank of France says the

  • How to Trade the Swiss Franc Now Tuesday, 10 Jan 2012 | 9:21 AM ET
    Zurich, Switzerland

    The Swiss franc bounced after the Swiss National Bank president resigned, and this strategist sees a selling opportunity.

  • Short Covering Helps Euro, China Helps Aussie Tuesday, 10 Jan 2012 | 8:03 AM ET

    Chinese trade data lifts currencies down under, and short covering lifts the euro from Monday's lows — it's time for your FX Fix.

  • Why a Financial Transactions Tax Is Bad for Everyone Tuesday, 10 Jan 2012 | 6:47 AM ET

    Amid the wailing and gnashing of teeth that are governments’ attempts to confirm the long-term viability of the euro project, we are also witnessing an attempt to introduce a financial transactions tax (FTT) or “Tobin Tax” in the European Union.