The U.S. dollar held firm on Friday, making gains versus the Canadian dollar and Norwegian crown in an otherwise lackluster market because of U.S. holiday.» Read More
When it's hard to read the tea leaves, it's time to trade safe-haven currencies. Here's one smart approach.
China's premier Wen Jiabao arrived in Hungary on Friday as part of a five-day tour of Europe that analysts expect will see the Chinese government attempt to reassure markets over its economic management and lend rhetorical support to Europe's economies.
The dollar rides some good economic news, for a change, and the Bank of England's Mervyn King delivers a scolding — time for your FX Fix.
Free-market economics is probably not the most accessible subject in the world. One could say it is something that is not easy to describe or articulate. This is something of a paradox, because at its core it involves a very natural human emotion – that of rational self-interest.
It may be winter in Latin America, but there are some pretty hot currencies down there. Here's a new idea for trading them.
The European Central Bank's Trichet sees red, and hedge funds see problems in Mexico. It's your Thursday FX Fix.
With persistent uncertainty over the Greek government's policies and over the EU's ability to agree on a solution, the euro should be on shaky ground, according to some analysts.
Despite all the euro news, the currency is basically range-bound, this expert says. Here's how to trade it.
Bank of England governors warn of weakness, and everybody is waiting for Bernanke — it's time for your FX Fix.
Publicly, executives may say that the Cannes Lions awards for the advertising industry are only part of the appeal of the 2011 Cannes Festival of Creativity, behind the scenes, advertising companies are feeling the pressure to perform.
Greece's parliament gave Prime Minister Papandreou a midnight vote of confidence, but the move doesn't mean Greece will ultimately go along with the austerity plan, or even avoid default.
Bernanke won't do much for the dollar on Wednesday, but this analyst says the end of QE2 could - a lot.
Greece's parliament is expected to give Prime Minister George Papandreou a midnight vote of confidence, but the move doesn't mean Greece will ultimately go along with the austerity plan, or even avoid default.
Greece’s parliament square, Syntagma square, has been the center stage for protests against the country’s harsh austerity measures since spring 2010, when the first EU/IMF bailout package was signed.
With markets and political analysts beginning to say that a Greek default is unavoidable, continuing to delay the inevitable may be the best bet to avoid contagion into other Southern European countries, according to some market observers.
On last Friday's show, I provided a trading idea for the Federal Reserve's monetary policy meeting. Here it is again, with an update.
A confidence vote looms in Greece, and a Bank of England official goes all dovish - it's time for your FX Fix.
China began diversifying away from the US dollar in earnest in the first four months of this year, most likely by buying far more European government debt, according to estimates from Standard Chartered. The FT reports.
The volatility in the euro-dollar trade is spiking, and that could spell trouble for the euro, this analysis says.
Here we go, another FOMC meeting - except this is the last one before QE2's theoretical end. Here's how to trade it.