The U.S. dollar rose against major currencies for a second session on Thursday after the Federal Reserve's signals that it could hike rates soon.» Read More
Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke is unlikely to drop a bombshell in the markets like his counterpart at the European Central Bank did when he pre-announced a rate rise, ING chief international economist Rob Carnell wrote in a market note.
Oil prices are driven by a supply shock rather than increased demand due to a stronger world economy, so investors in currencies look to "risk" rather than "macro" factors, David Bloom, global head of foreign exchange research at HSBC, wrote in a market note.
Worried about the outlook for the stock market? Here's a counterintuitive trade to help you hedge.
After sinking initially on reports of the massive quake, the yen rallied strongly. Here's how you can trade it now.
Debt crisis? What debt crisis? The EU leaders want to work on their competitiveness pact at their March 11 meetup. Expect the euro to continue slipping.
Thanks to higher oil prices and a gradually improving U.S. economic outlook, the Canadian dollar is riding high.
China's inflexibility on exchange rates makes it hard to fix trade imbalances, says a senior Treasury official. Even worse, China's tempting neighboring countries to follow suit.
The dollar has further to fall, says David Skarica, author of "THE GREAT SUPER CYCLE: Profit from the Coming Inflation Tidal Wave and Dollar Devaluation." But the long-term outlook for the yen is rosier - and there is China.
Perhaps the greatest mystery in the world of finance and economics is why Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke refuses to acknowledge that paper money creation by central banks produced the “global savings glut.”
Investors should be cautious and not just "buy the market"; many companies perform better in changing and changed economic circumstances and therefore as the sugar rush initiated in the first quarter of 2009 fades, this is the discipline that investors should once more return to.
In separate interviews, Ray Dalio of Bridgewater Associates, Warren Buffett, and Sam Zell all predicted that the dollar will face tough sledding in the months to come, affecting everything from Americans' standard of living to the growth of the smallest developing countries.
The European Central Bank decides to keep interest rates at the low, low rate of 1%, but hints that could change as early as April. Meanwhile, in China, a central bank governor predicts the yuan will become a reserve currency. Your daily FX fix, right here.
Less than 24 hours before Thursday's European Central Bank meeting, traders appear to be banking on hawkish comments from President Jean-Claude Trichet. But the outlook for the currency after that is considerably less certain.
With investors focused more on monetary policy than economic growth, the U.S. dollar is suffering. And absent a major crisis that sends investors scurrying for safety, there may be more weakness by the end of the year, say currency strategists.
If you want to trade currencies on your own for a living, you'd better be prepared to keep some weird hours - and watch out for tumbling New Zealand kiwis. Here's your daily FX Fix.
The hawkishness of the European Central Bank makes the euro a better buy than the Swiss franc, says UBS's Amelia Bourdeau.
Emerging-market Asian currencies were on a tear in 2010, but sentiment has shifted dramatically this year. Citi's Johanna Chua explains why the negativism is overdone in some cases, and where currency investors could do well now.
It's a Europe day: the pound and the euro are moving higher, and the dollar is slipping. Again. Here's your daily FX Fix.
Tough talk from interest-rate hawks has sent the krona sharply higher. How much further can it go?
This is a great time to take fewer forex risks, says an FX strategist for Standard Chartered, and that's good news for traditional safe havens.