VIENNA, Feb 1- The surging Swiss franc has dealt a double blow to homeowners in Austria, home of the trend for borrowing in the Swiss currency that has devastated mortgage holders across eastern Europe. In the early 1990 s, people living in the west of the country who crossed into Switzerland to work were lured by the ultra low interest rates offered in the...» Read More
Greece bites the bullet and currency investors get busy. Time for your Thursday FX Fix.
Europe is on sale. How to maximize profits in an uncertain market, with Sarah Ketterer, Causeway Capital Managemen, and Ted Parrish, Henssler Equity Fund.
In an interview with CNBC, Greece's minister for growth, competitiveness and shipping, Michalis Chrisochoides, was utterly confident that his PASOK party will be able to push through the unpopular medium-term austerity package.
Yes, the Greek drama is fascinating. But don't forget - QE2 is ending, and that will hit currencies too. Here's how.
A Greek default could be a couple of years away, and that wouldn't be such a bad thing, this strategist says.
Trichet is vigilant, a Bank of England official is dovish, and central bank managers are down on the dollar. Time for your FX Fix.
Crude oil got hammered last week. Here's how to trade that move using currencies.
Risk-off investors are buying dollars but souring on kiwis.
Another week, another crucial moment in the euro crisis. Leaving aside the Groundhog Day resemblance, here's how to trade Greece's upcoming austerity vote.
Greeks vote on austerity next week. The fate of the euro, and Greece, rests on their actions. Also, Mike Darda, MKM Partners, discusses Europe's ongoing pains, and a a look at how to use currencies to profit from commodities getting hammered, with CNBC's Scott Wapner and the Money in Motion traders.
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.
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