Foreign Exchange


  • Egyptians Head to Polls in Landmark Election Wednesday, 23 May 2012 | 7:20 AM ET

    Egypt made history on Wednesday as it kicked off its first free presidential election and put its fragile democratic transition to the test. Just over 50 million eligible citizens are expected to cast their votes over the course of two days.

  • Greek Exit a Worse Mistake Than Adoption of Euro Wednesday, 23 May 2012 | 2:53 AM ET

    The benefits from reverting to the drachma would occur only after a very painful period of high and rising unemployment, falling government revenues and decreasing economic output. The idea that increased revenues from more tourists would make up for this is alarmingly naive.

  • European Markets Extend Gains   Tuesday, 22 May 2012 | 11:31 AM ET
    European Markets Extend Gains

    CNBC's Kelly Evans reports on Europe's stocks, bonds and investor hopes ahead of Wednesday's summit with European Union leaders.

  • How Oscar Wilde Sees the Euro Tuesday, 22 May 2012 | 9:08 AM ET
    Oscar Wilde

    The odds are rising of a Greek exit from the euro - but what happens next is another question.

  • Greek Drama Continues, Japan Takes a Ratings Hit Tuesday, 22 May 2012 | 8:29 AM ET

    The Greek drama plays on and the Swiss may go for the gold - it's time for your FX Fix.

  • OECD Sees Europe's Crisis Hurting World Economy   Tuesday, 22 May 2012 | 6:11 AM ET
    OECD Sees Europe's Crisis Hurting World Economy

    "The problems in the euro zone are now affecting the mood, in Asia, the United States, Japan and elsewhere," says Angel Gurria, OECD Secretary-General, discussing the outlook on the euro zone's economic recovery and the impact of Greek debt on global markets.

  • Euro Steadies, Yen Dips, Aussie Gets a Break Monday, 21 May 2012 | 7:31 AM ET

    Euro gets a reprieve and stimulus talk hits the yen - it's time for your FX Fix.

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    The world has "hopefully" gotten through the worst in terms of what some analysts have called "currency wars," according to Chad P. Bown, senior economist at the World Bank's Development Research Group, Trade and International Integration.

  • The Safe Haven Next to the Euro Zone Friday, 18 May 2012 | 6:55 PM ET
    Tower Bridge and City of London financial district

    Europe is scary right now, no question. Here's how one strategist plans to take shelter from the storm.

  • Up All Night   Friday, 18 May 2012 | 5:48 PM ET
    Up All Night

    Next week's overnight trading opportunities. If you can't sleep, trade currencies, with CNBC's Brian Sullivan and the Money In Motion traders.

  • Marc Faber: Looming Global Catastrophe?   Friday, 18 May 2012 | 5:43 PM ET
    Marc Faber: Looming Global Catastrophe?

    The biggest bear of all, Dr. Doom (Marc Faber), discusses the future of the euro and whether a global catastrophe is on the way, with CNBC's Brian Sullivan and the Money In Motion traders.

  • Money Match Up: Europe's Crisis Grows   Friday, 18 May 2012 | 5:30 PM ET
    Money Match Up: Europe's Crisis Grows

    Can this weekend's G8 conference save Europe? How you can protect your wealth from the euro meltdown, with CNBC's Brian Sullivan and the Money in Motion traders. Also, turning world events into winning trades. And is it time to get in on gold? With Larry McDonald, sr. director, credit sales & trading, Newedge USA, LLC.

  • Why the Euro Could Turn Around: Strategist Friday, 18 May 2012 | 3:22 PM ET

    The euro is facing serious headwinds, but this strategist thinks sentiment could easily shift.

  • Dollar and Yen Lift, Aussie Sinks on Euro Zone Woes Friday, 18 May 2012 | 8:13 AM ET

    Greece weighs on the euro and safe havens get a lift - it's time for your FX Fix.

  • Global Market Update: Spanish Banks Downgraded   Friday, 18 May 2012 | 6:07 AM ET
    Global Market Update: Spanish Banks Downgraded

    CNBC's Kelly Evans reports European stocks are on track for their biggest weekly decline since November, as fear about Greece and Spain grow and Moody's downgrades 16 Spanish banks, including the euro zone's largest bank, Banco Santander.

  • Defense the Best Offense?   Thursday, 17 May 2012 | 5:30 PM ET
    Defense the Best Offense?

    Hans Olsen, of Barclays, says investors should stay defensive on health care, consumer staples and dividend-payers.

  • What a Volatility Spike Could Do for the Dollar Thursday, 17 May 2012 | 1:06 PM ET

    Based on past bouts of big market swings, the dollar could get a meaningful lift if volatility rises. 

  • Euro Slips, Loonie Dips, Yen Gets a Lift Thursday, 17 May 2012 | 8:17 AM ET

    The Greek tragedy weighs on the euro, but Japan's GDP lifts the yen - it's time for your FX Fix.

  • How to Trade the Euro's Bounce Wednesday, 16 May 2012 | 2:41 PM ET
    Businessman with crystal ball

    Wondering if today's bounce in the euro is an aberration? This strategist has an answer.

  • Euro Slips, Pound Trips, Asian Central Banks Intervene Wednesday, 16 May 2012 | 7:53 AM ET

    Euro Slips, Pound Trips, Asian Central Banks Intervene — it's time for your FX Fix.