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  • Dollar Falls as Euro-Zone Inflation Spikes to Record Monday, 16 Jun 2008 | 11:47 AM ET
    Dollar and Euro

    The dollar fell versus the euro on Monday, snapping a three-day winning streak, as a jump in euro-zone annual inflation to a record high sealed the case for a European Central Bank interest rate hike next month.

  • Nearly 1.5 billion shares and $23 billion traded Friday in CNBC's Million Dollar Portfolio Challenge.  Here are the bets being made today...

  • Dollar Has Best Week Vs. Euro in Three Years Friday, 13 Jun 2008 | 4:47 PM ET
    Dollar and Euro

    The dollar jumped against the euro on Friday and notched up its best week against a basket of currencies since 2005 as mounting inflation fears had investors bracing for Federal Reserve interest rate hikes this year.

  • For the week ending Friday, June 13, 2008, the markets were mixed on varied economic news, renewed credit concerns from Lehman and the financial sector, and of course, oil.  A surprise increase in retail sales gave hope for economic growth and a rising CPI suggested a potential rate move on the horizon that could strengthen the dollar and begin to tame inflation. 

  • Nearly 1.5 billion shares and $23 billion traded Thursday in CNBC's Million Dollar Portfolio Challenge.  Here are the bets being made today...

  • Euro Heads for Worst Week in 3 Years, Dollar Gains Thursday, 12 Jun 2008 | 5:56 PM ET

    The euro was on track for its worst week versus the dollar in three years Thursday, hurt by tempered expectations of euro zone interest rate hikes even as positive retail data bolstered U.S. rate hike expectations.

  • Million Dollar Portfolio Challenge:  Trades of the Day Thursday, 12 Jun 2008 | 9:30 AM ET

    Nearly 1.5 billion shares and $23 billion traded Tuesday in CNBC's Million Dollar Portfolio Challenge.  Here are the bets being made today...

  • Dollar Falls vs. Euro, Yen; Rate Outlook Debated Wednesday, 11 Jun 2008 | 11:56 AM ET
    Dollar Bill

    The dollar fell against the euro and yen Wednesday with investors debating the relative outlook for interest rates in the United States and Europe given the rhetoric of various central bank officials in recent days.

  • Million Dollar Portfolio Challenge:  Trades of the Day Wednesday, 11 Jun 2008 | 9:08 AM ET

    Nearly 1.5 billion shares and $24 billion traded Tuesday in CNBC's Million Dollar Portfolio Challenge.  Here are the bets being made today...

  • Traders: Fed To Hike Rates Tuesday, 10 Jun 2008 | 6:19 PM ET

    Futures traders are betting on rate hikes later this year. How should you trade a stronger dollar?

  • Dollar Rallies on Bernanke Inflation Comments Tuesday, 10 Jun 2008 | 2:41 PM ET
    Dollar and Euro

    The dollar rose to a 3-1/2-month high against the yen on Tuesday after Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke raised his anti-inflationary language, stoking expectations for U.S. interest rate hikes.

  • Nearly 2.0 billion shares and $26 billion traded Friday in CNBC's Million Dollar Portfolio Challenge.  Here are the bets being made today...

  • Fed's Fisher: Weak Dollar Feeds Inflation Tuesday, 10 Jun 2008 | 10:17 AM ET
    The Federal Reserve headquarters in Washington, DC.

    The Federal Reserve will not allow inflation to get out of control and is aware of the danger that a weaker dollar could feed into higher prices, one of its top policy-makers said.

  • Dollar Climbs on Treasury, Fed Remarks Monday, 9 Jun 2008 | 7:02 PM ET
    Dollar and Euro

    The dollar jumped  as top Treasury and Federal Reserve officials voiced concern about its recent slide, raising the chances that officials could step into the foreign exchange market to support the U.S. currency.

  • Nearly 2.0 billion shares and $28 billion traded Friday in CNBC's Million Dollar Portfolio Challenge.  Here are the bets being made today...

  • Lehman Downgrades Euro Stocks, Raises US Monday, 9 Jun 2008 | 3:43 AM ET

    Lehman Brothers downgraded continental European stocks to "underweight" from "overweight," while raising U.S. equities to "overweight" from "underweight."

  • For the week ending Friday, June 6, 2008, the markets finished in the red as the CBOE Volatility Index (VIX) again crossed above the 20 threshold and oil surged.  Stocks were impacted by continued economic concerns, renewed trouble in the financial sector, and a record spike in crude oil on Friday. Although it was a negative week for the markets, the Dow managed a 200+ point rally on Thursday for the first time since 4/18, after retailers posted better than expected same store sales.

  • Dollar Falls as US Jobless Rate Jumps Higher Friday, 6 Jun 2008 | 3:13 PM ET
    Dollar and Euro

    The dollar dropped across the board Friday, after data showed the U.S. economy lost jobs for a fifth straight month and the unemployment rate shot up to its highest in more than 3-1/2 years.

  • Dollar Drops Vs. Euro as Trichet Signals Rate Hike  Thursday, 5 Jun 2008 | 2:47 PM ET

    The euro rebounded from three-week lows against the dollar Thursday after European Central Bank President Jean-Claude Trichet said euro-zone interest rates could rise as early as next month.

  • Poll: Should Britain Adopt the Euro? Thursday, 5 Jun 2008 | 2:31 AM ET

    The European Central Bank's 10th anniversary may have been marred by high inflation, but the euro's show of strength over the past nine months has been impressive.