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  • Bogota, Colombia

    From aviation to wheat production, a broad cohort of US industry is looking forward to the passage of US trade deals with Colombia and Panama next week.

  • It must be quite interesting be in Mr. Wen Jiabao’s shoes at the moment. The Premier of the globe’s second largest economy is living in a world that seems to be on the brink of a recession due to sovereign debt crisis in Europe and lack of recovery in the US.

  • Bernanke Attacks China Over Currency Policy Tuesday, 4 Oct 2011 | 11:37 PM ET

    The chairman of the US Federal Reserve has accused China of damaging prospects for a global economic recovery through its deliberate intervention in the currency market to hold down the value of the renminbi. The FT reports.

  • What Currency Investors Should be Reading Now Tuesday, 4 Oct 2011 | 4:27 PM ET

    The guest blogs are carrying some smart currency-related commentaries today. Here's a guide.

  • Australia Surprises, China Talks Tough Tuesday, 4 Oct 2011 | 8:05 AM ET

    Australia may cut rates, China may start a trade war, and the Greek tragedy plays on - time for your FX Fix.

  • How to Trade on China's Slowing Economy Friday, 30 Sep 2011 | 5:26 PM ET

    You can profit from China's slowdown if you know where to look. Check out this strategist's idea.

  • Bargain Basement Down Under Thursday, 29 Sep 2011 | 2:54 PM ET
    A shopper walks past a sale sign at 5 7 9 clothing store at Randhurst Shopping Center  in Mount Prospect, Illinois.

    Risk-averse investors have been bailing out of the Australian and New Zealand dollars. Time for bargain hunting, this strategist says.

  • Fear of another downturn in the world economy lurks behind the smiles and relaxed atmosphere; the Czech Republic is heavily reliant on exports to the euro zone, especially Germany, for its economic growth.

  • Safe Haven Status 'Dangerous': Czech Deputy Minister Wednesday, 28 Sep 2011 | 1:32 AM ET

    Martin Tlapa, Deputy Minister, Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Czech Republic told CNBC.com in an interview in Prague that the "safe haven" label looks rather scary for a small, open economy that needs a stable exchange rate to function properly.

  • Sarkozy Under Pressure From G20 Leaders Thursday, 22 Sep 2011 | 11:59 AM ET
    French President Nicholas Sarkozy

    The leaders of six members of the G20 group of world economic powers issued a joint open letter to the French president Nicolas Sarkozy on Thursday, calling for decisive action to be taken over the eurozone debt crisis.

  • Delta One Desks Are Big Moneymakers Friday, 16 Sep 2011 | 3:43 AM ET
    NYSE trader

    The $2 billion trading loss that has rocked the Swiss banking giant UBS has also cast a spotlight on a relatively unknown but increasingly profitable corner of Wall Street — Delta One desks.

  • Rogue Trader Arrested  Thursday, 15 Sep 2011 | 4:13 PM ET

    CNBC's Carolin Schober has the latest update on the rogue trader at UBS who has caused the Swiss bank to lose an estimated two billion dollars.

  • How Traders Are Playing  Thursday, 15 Sep 2011 | 11:42 AM ET

    Has a big cloud been lifted from the NYSE? Sharing how the traders are playing today's rally, with Jonathan Corpina, Meridian Equity Partners and Peter Costa, Empire Executions.

  • China Ties Aiding Europe to Its Own Trade Goals Thursday, 15 Sep 2011 | 11:23 AM ET
    Chinese shipping containers

    Premier Wen Jiabao on Wednesday offered to help Europe. But, in an unprecedented move for China, he linked the offer to a potentially onerous demand: that Europe renounce its main legal defense against low-priced Chinese exports. The NYT reports.

  • Weekly Jobless Claims  Thursday, 8 Sep 2011 | 8:30 AM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli weighs in on this weeks jobless claims and Steve Liesman shares the U.S. trade deficit numbers with exports higher and imports lower.

  • Swiss Central Bank Move 'Huge Mistake': Jim Rogers Wednesday, 7 Sep 2011 | 2:40 AM ET
    Jim Rogers during a visit to Wenzhou, Zhejiang Province of China. Rogers says he's long Chinese stocks and the currency even though he thinks the property sector may be in a bubble.

    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.

  • Singapore Vulnerable If US Falls Into Recession Tuesday, 6 Sep 2011 | 3:42 AM ET
    Three laboratory technicians using microscope

    Singapore’s economy could get a shock if the U.S. falls into recession, warned both ratings agency Fitch and investment bank, Daiwa Capital Markets.

  • 'No Way Back' for Protectionism: Pascal Lamy Thursday, 1 Sep 2011 | 2:33 AM ET

    Calls for protectionism make no sense in today's global economy and globalization was not responsible for the economic downturn, despite some claims to the contrary by politicians, Pascal Lamy, Director General of the World Trade Organization told CNBC.

  • Plenty of Time Left to Regret Rodriguez’s Contract Wednesday, 17 Aug 2011 | 3:50 PM ET
    Alex Rodriguez

    What awaits New York Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez if his physical decline continues at the rate it has been going?

  • Panama Adding a Wider Shortcut for Shipping Wednesday, 17 Aug 2011 | 10:10 AM ET
    Maintenance work is performed on the bottom of floodgate in Gatun locks of the Panama Canal, Panama.

    The excavation of the Panama Canal is an initial step in the building of a larger set of locks that should double the amount of goods that can pass through it each year. The New York Times reports.