TOKYO, Dec 18- The dollar took the upper hand on Thursday after the Federal Reserve signalled it was on track to raise interest rates next year, altering a pledge to keep them near zero for a "considerable time" in a show of confidence in the U.S. economy. The dollar index rose to 89.109, flat in Asia but having risen 1.0 percent on Wednesday and coming within a striking...» Read More
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.
Euro zone leaders give Greece some tough love, and the yen takes its lumps. Time for your Monday FX Fix.
The clock is ticking on Greece's efforts to pass austerity measures. Here's how to trade the drama.
The Greek drama escalates as the euro falls. The currency trade behind the crisis, with CNBC's Melissa Lee and the Money in Motion traders. Also, BofA Merrill Lynch's Michelle Meyer discusses how to trade next week's Fed meeting.
A deal for aid to Greece has to be stitched together in the next few days, strategists say. Here's how to trade now that it's decision time.
Greece's crisis is roiling global currency markets, but bitcoins - yes - are unscathed. Time for your Friday FX Fix.
We have noted in the past how an inability to apply objective analytical thought is a recurring theme in history, usually condemning the unfortunate subject to failure. The weight of history is on us once again, with the slowly changing status of the US dollar as the world’s de facto reserve currency, writes Moorad Choudhry.
More Greek drama: rapid price changes in a corner of the currency markets suggest banks are worried about an interbank lending freeze, absent a rescue plan for Greece.
Yes, the euro is struggling and Greece is a mess. Still. Time to look elsewhere for a fresh trading idea.
The euro is sliding, the safe-haven Swiss franc is rising, and everyone is watching Greece — it's time for your FX Fix.
Gold is almost like another currency these days, and this strategist thinks it has room to run against the euro.
On Friday’s Money In Motion, I had two trades that I liked for this week. Here's what to do with them now.
Default fears persist, Swiss economic outlook lists, Chilean peso lifts. Time for your FX Fix.
It appears that 52 economists have urged the UK government to abandon the public spending cuts associated with its “Plan A” and move to a Plan B, which would involve halting the cuts and…not much else, it would seem, writes Moorad Choudhry.
Euro zone finance ministers are meeting on the debt crisis - again. But this strategist isn't expecting much.
Indonesia's rupiah is on a roll and high frequency traders are on the prowl. Time for your FX Fix.