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  • How to Trade the Central Banker Meetings Sunday, 3 Apr 2011 | 10:02 PM ET

    Seven central banks will meet in the next week. Here's a trade that can take advantage of  unanticipated comments or interest rate moves.

  • What to Trade After the Jobs Report Friday, 1 Apr 2011 | 7:38 PM ET

    The U.S. jobs report made plenty of traders happy - but dollar traders were left in the dust. Here's how to use currencies to trade on the news. Hint: go across the border.

  • Money Match Up     Friday, 1 Apr 2011 | 5:30 PM ET

    How currency traders are playing the economic recovery. And a look at the peso/yen trade, as well as the euro and the British pound, with CNBC's Melissa Lee and the Money In Motion traders.

  • Could These Currencies' Protections Crumble? Friday, 1 Apr 2011 | 11:36 AM ET

    Central banks can only slow, not stop, currencies from moving when fundamentals dictate a shift. That means you, Malaysia and Thailand.

  • Central banks added reserves in dollars and more, and British manufacturers need to crank it up again. It's time for your FX fix.

  • Careful, Bears, Dollar Could Surprise, Strategist Says Thursday, 31 Mar 2011 | 2:41 PM ET
    One euro and U.S. dollar

    Traders are just about planning on an April 7 interest rate hike by the European Central Bank. But the approaching end of QE2 could burst the euro's bubble, this strategist says.

  • You Need $34 Billion? Yawn. Thursday, 31 Mar 2011 | 2:21 PM ET
    Euro bills

    Euro traders are ... shrugging.... at the news that Irish banks need $34 billion to withstand future market shocks. 

  • Euro Lifts, Dollar Dips Thursday, 31 Mar 2011 | 9:34 AM ET

    Inflation hints from Europe spell good news for the euro, but not so much for the dollar or the yen. Time for your daily FX Fix.

  • Market Knows Dollar 'Has No Clothes': Asset Manager Thursday, 31 Mar 2011 | 5:35 AM ET

    The dollar sits on the edge of an abyss with its reserve currency status at risk as America loses its political and military dominance according to David Murrin, the chief investment officer and Senior Partner at Emergent Asset Management.

  • Aussie's Strong For Good Reason, Strategist Says Wednesday, 30 Mar 2011 | 10:24 AM ET

    The Australian dollar has had quite a ride, and the fun isn't over, according to this J.P. Morgan strategist.

  • VIX Shows Investors Are Upbeat; But They Shouldn't Be Wednesday, 30 Mar 2011 | 1:35 AM ET

    Perhaps we were wrong to cite the CBOE's VIX contract as a good indicator of market volatility? Recent events, including on-going military action in Libya and the Portugal sovereign debt crisis, would have suggested that the market should sell off on greater uncertainty, and yet the VIX fell from 29 last week to 17 today. Are investors becoming more sanguine about these issues?

  • Dollar's Outlook Beats the Euro's, Fund Manager Says Tuesday, 29 Mar 2011 | 5:24 PM ET
    Euro coins

    The euro is currently overvalued, and it may have to fall to undervalued levels before the sovereign debt crisis is resolved, says this money manager.

  • Fed's Bullard Jolts Bonds and Dollar—But Not Stocks Tuesday, 29 Mar 2011 | 4:58 PM ET

    Fed officials have been singing different tunes about monetary policy recently, but one voice has risen above the rest to boost the dollar and pressure Treasury bonds.

  • How to Use Currencies to Trade Gold Tuesday, 29 Mar 2011 | 10:47 AM ET

    If you'd like to take a position on gold but you don't want to buy or sell gold itself, here's a way to get the same results by trading currencies.

  • Emerging-market currencies are sliding with commodity prices, but hawkish central bankers are propping up the euro and the dollar. Get your daily FX Fix right here.

  • Picking a Winner When Everyone's 'Ugly' Tuesday, 29 Mar 2011 | 5:11 AM ET

    What do you do when the ugly get uglier and you are looking for a profit in the currency markets?

  • Trading the Euro and the Wall of Worry Tuesday, 29 Mar 2011 | 3:49 AM ET
    Euro bills and coins

    Like stocks, the euro has so far this year shrugged off the so-called wall of worry. Concerns that the likes of Greece, Ireland or Portugal could default have not led to euro losses.

  • Will Dangers Spoil Markets' Party Mood? Tuesday, 29 Mar 2011 | 3:20 AM ET
    Question Marks

    The current market environment reminds me of the movie “Wayne’s world” that I saw longer ago than I care to remember. The party mood on the markets just continues in the face of clear and present dangers.

  • Busch: Fed Talk = Dollar Rally? Monday, 28 Mar 2011 | 12:13 PM ET

    I'm looking to see if we get the same consistent message from members of the Federal Reserve: the economy has recovered, there are risks to the current monetary policy and there needs to be an explicitly stated "exit" program.

  • Using Currencies to Play M&A Monday, 28 Mar 2011 | 11:41 AM ET

    Want to use currencies to trade on pending deals? Here's how.