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  • Risk Off? Don’t Panic, Says Strategist Monday, 9 May 2011 | 3:27 AM ET

    Following a very volatile week for commodities and a weekend of speculation on Greek restructuring, investors are questioning if the risk-off trade is now dominating.

  • David Bloom's 4 Reasons to Buy the Loonie Monday, 9 May 2011 | 2:26 AM ET

    Following elections that return Stephen Harper to power in Canada last weekend, HSBC is outlining four reasons to buy the Canadian dollar

  • 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.