Foreign Exchange


  • "I think the German PMI announcement will have an impact on spread widening, because investors will see it as an indication that the world is slowing, Germany is slowing, and in general, risk is increasing," Adrian Schmidt, FX strategist at Lloyds Bank Corporate Markets, told CNBC.

  • "For the Swiss franc to look like an attractive funding currency again when it is in competition with so many other currencies at the moment we would need to see....direct intervention on the part of the Swiss National Bank," Adam Cole, head of currency strategy, RBC. He added that he did not expect much in the way of dovish comments from Fed chairman Ben Bernanke when he speaks on Friday.

  • How to Tell If QE3 Is Coming Monday, 22 Aug 2011 | 9:38 AM ET

    Reading Fedspeak has never been easy, but these tips might help you weigh the odds of another round of pain for the dollar - er, quantitative easing. 

  • Markets are Yearning for Clarity and Certainty     Monday, 22 Aug 2011 | 12:20 AM ET

    Francisco Solar, Senior Dealer at Easy Forex, Asia Pacific says QE3 would boost investor sentiment.

  • Money In Motion Web Extra     Friday, 19 Aug 2011 | 5:59 PM ET

    Web-only advice and information for currency traders, with CNBC's Melissa Lee and the Money In Motion traders.

  • Fix My Trade     Friday, 19 Aug 2011 | 5:58 PM ET

    The traders take viewer calls, with CNBC's Melissa Lee and the Money In Motion traders.

  • Cashing In     Friday, 19 Aug 2011 | 5:52 PM ET

    A look at a currency trade on the Norwegian krone Rebecca Patterson put on a month ago, with CNBC's Melissa Lee and the Money In Motion traders.

  • Andy's 101 Playbook     Friday, 19 Aug 2011 | 5:43 PM ET

    Contributor Andy Busch looks at the economic situation in Europe and discusses what to buy and sell, with CNBC's Melissa Lee and the Money In Motion traders.

  • Money Match Up     Friday, 19 Aug 2011 | 5:30 PM ET

    Which economy is worse, the U.S. or Europe, with CNBC's Melissa Lee and the Money in Motion traders. Also, the currency trade behind a global slowdown, and the yen reaches a post-war record vs. the dollar. And an interview with Princeton professor Alan Blinder.

  • Can You Stomach This Trade? Friday, 19 Aug 2011 | 3:09 PM ET
    Dollars and Euro

    It takes a strong stomach to navigate the currency markets this week. If you can handle the stress, here's a trade for you.

  • European Market Update     Friday, 19 Aug 2011 | 1:06 PM ET

    CNBC's Guy Johnson reports on today's Euro market activity.

  • Risk Is Out, Safe Havens Are In Friday, 19 Aug 2011 | 8:26 AM ET

    Investors are looking for any safe haven in a storm — it's time for your FX Fix.

  • Blog: Why EU’s 'Euro Bond' Solution Won’t Work Friday, 19 Aug 2011 | 5:43 AM ET
    European Central Bank

    The “Euro bond” solution to the euro zone’s sovereign debt problems appears to be an idea whose time has come, Moorad Choudhry writes.

  • Market Volatility to Continue     Friday, 19 Aug 2011 | 12:35 AM ET

    Euan McCreadie, Senior Corporate Dealer at OzForex gives his outlook on the forex markets.

  • Europe Pressures U.S. Markets     Thursday, 18 Aug 2011 | 2:01 PM ET

    CNBC's Guy Johnson with the latest details on European markets.

  • European Markets Recap     Thursday, 18 Aug 2011 | 1:07 PM ET

    CNBC's Patricia Szarvas reports on today's sell-off in European markets.

  • Think Euro Zone Peace Is at Hand? Think Again Thursday, 18 Aug 2011 | 12:53 PM ET

    Even as France and Germany were proposing new euro zone reforms, Finland was inking its own deal with Greece. Now others want in.

  • European Markets Update     Thursday, 18 Aug 2011 | 10:29 AM ET

    CNBC's Guy Johnson takes a look at the sharp drop in European markets.

  • Europe Sell-Off Similar to Lehman?     Thursday, 18 Aug 2011 | 10:04 AM ET

    European banks are the focus of today's sell-off. Insight on whether this will be a repeat of the 2008 financial crisis, with Christopher Wheeler, Mediobanca bank analyst.

  • Cramer's Mad Dash: Gold Going Higher     Thursday, 18 Aug 2011 | 9:21 AM ET

    Mad Money host Jim Cramer weighs in on the impact of higher margins on the precious metal but says it will go dramatically higher because it is a currency, and Art Cashin, UBS with an outlook on European banks.