SEOUL, April 18- South Korea came under fresh pressure on Friday to let the won rise faster, when the International Monetary Fund said it was carrying an abnormally big current account surplus and that more dollar purchases would do more harm than good.» Read More
Carmine Grigoli, Mizuho Securities chief investment strategist and Burt White, LPL Financial chief investment officer, discuss the best ways to play the current markets.
Will President Obama's proposal to limit speculation in the oil markets bring down gas prices? Dan Dicker, MercBloc president, offers insight.
Todd Colvin, R.J. O'Brien president of interest rate products, offers insight on the trading day.
Discussing where value exists in global emerging markets, with Ron Shah, Jina Ventures managing partner.
China loosens up and Spanish yields lift - it's time for your FX Fix.
China's GDP numbers were lower than what the market was expecting. Brian Kelly, Shelter Harbor Capital, and Nicholas Consonery, Asia analyst at Eurasia Group, discuss whether China has bottomed.
Discussing why CME traders are protesting block trades, with David Stein, independent trader; and CNBC's Rick Santelli.
Fed officials rattle the dollar and Australians get to work - it's time for your FX Fix.
The Aussie dollar surged on Thursday, rising one percent versus the U.S. dollar on strong jobs data, but one strategist is calling for a sharp correction - forecasting the currency will fall as low as 70 cents against the greenback over the longer-term.
The Bank of Japan stays pat and a trade surplus grows in China - it's time for your FX Fix.
If you want to know where the yen is headed, go beyond Japan's current account.
Globally central banks are increasingly diversifying their foreign exchange reserves away from the U.S. dollar and the euro, according to latest data from the IMF’s Currency Composition of Foreign Exchange Reserves (COFER), and forex analysts tell CNBC the Australian dollar could be among the main beneficiaries.
The dollar stands to gain from exports of petroleum products, these strategists say.
Arthur Cashin, UBS Financial Services, reflects on his time at Paine Webber, as it celebrates its listing 40 years ago.
"The WTO dispute settlement system has been created to avoid trade wars (and) since its inception, in 1995, there has been no trade war," Pascal Lamy, director general of the World Trade Organization, told CNBC. "I am not sure (the Chinese financial system) is solid to the point of opening in one day or in one night its foreign account," he also said.
China needs to allow the value of its currency to appreciate but its financial regulators should do so at a pace that will not hurt its economy, according to Pascal Lamy, Director-General of World Trade Organization.
President Obama announced that the U.S., Europe, and Japan are bringing a trade case against China on rare earths. Ron Kirk, U.S. Trade Representative, weighs in. "We are hopeful that China will engage with us and correct its behavior," he says.
Greece's bailout gets a green light and the dollar gets a lift - it's time for your FX Fix.
The yuan slips and Myanmar gets ready to float - it's time for your FX Fix.
Despite recording the largest monthly trade deficit in two decades, Uwe Parpart, MD & head of research at Reorient Financial Markets says the pick up in China's imports reflects strength in its domestic economy.