NEW YORK, Dec 26- The dollar rose against the yen and euro on Friday in scant volume, with many major markets still closed after the Christmas holiday. There's going to be a dip-buying mentality "said Rob Zukowski, senior technical analyst at 4 Cast Ltd. based in New York. Data on Tuesday that showed the U.S. economy growing at its fastest quarterly pace in 11 years...» Read More
The Swiss 'peg' is mostly holding as traders hunt for alternatives — it's time for your FX Fix.
The Swiss central bank's decision to set a limit on how much the Swiss franc can appreciate against the euro is "a huge mistake," investor Jim Rogers, chairman of Rogers Holdings, told CNBC.com on Wednesday.
With the Swiss franc tumbling after the central bank's intervention, you need a Plan B for a safe haven. Here's a ranking of your options.
Given the Swiss National Bank's pegging or linking their currency to the EUR at 1.2000 (+10% from spot), the market is now starting to believe there is a possibility that the Bank of Japan will do something similar with the Japanese yen.
On Wednesday, investors will wait with bated breath for news from Germany again, where the Federal Constitutional Court has the power to make or break the fate of the euro zone.
The Swiss National Bank strikes back and European officials talk togetherness - it's time for your FX Fix.
Speaking of the SNB's decision to peg the Swiss Franc to the Euro, Julia Coronado, North America chief economist at BNP Paribas, told CNBC, "There are a lot of tensions in the currency world right now, and as we have seen, it is not always easy to effectively have control over that."
Greater fiscal and political union is needed in Europe, and will be discussed by euro zone leaders within months, Joaquin Almunia, EU Competition Commissioner, told CNBC Saturday.
The Italian government is still wrangling over how best to balance its budget, losing credibility with key leaders and opinion formers.
The Swiss central bank has started to buy French and German government debt from the markets to try to bring the Swiss franc down, Dow Jones newswire wrote on Saturday, quoting a report by German newspaper Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung.
This week's European Central Bank meeting will show whether the ECB can save the global economy. Here's how to get ready.
The final word from the currency pits, with CNBC's Melissa Lee and the Money In Motion traders.
With the fed out of bullets, can the ECB save the global economy? The currency trade behind next week's ECB meeting, with CNBC's Melissa Lee and the Money in Motion traders. And will the Bank of Japan intervene again when it meets next week?
Between the stunningly bad jobs report and the mess in Europe, investors have more than their share of reasons to avoid risk. Here's how.
The Swiss franc is up, the euro is off, and everyone's on edge for the jobs report - time for your Freaky Friday FX Fix.
In Greece, "further economic weakness expected this year, partly driven by the global slowdown, can only make things worse also on the fiscal front," according to economists at Credit Suisse in London.
Dismal news is sending the euro tumbling - but that doesn't mean you should jump in on weakness.
The outlook for the nonfarm payroll report due Friday isn't what it once was. Here's what it might mean for the Fed, and the dollar.
Brazil slashes interest rates and manufacturing reports disappoint in Europe and Britain — it's time for your Thursday FX Fix.
New jobs data will be reported Friday, and investors are guardedly optimistic. Here's how to trade the glass-half-full mood.