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  • Euro Strength Reduces ECB's Surplus Thursday, 6 Mar 2008 | 10:18 AM ET

    The European Central Bank's surplus fell to 286 million euros ($439 million) last year from 1.37 billion euros in 2006, because of the euro's strength, the bank said on Thursday.

  • Dollar Hits Record Low vs Euro Wednesday, 5 Mar 2008 | 11:35 AM ET

    The dollar hit a fresh record low against the euro and a basket of currencies Wednesday, on renewed concerns about the health of the U.S. economy.

  • Buying Opportunities in Dwindling Carry Trades Wednesday, 5 Mar 2008 | 9:05 AM ET
    Dollar and Yen

    The foreign exchange maneuver known as the carry trade looks set to continue unwinding, with bearish investors scared of risks. But buying opportunities might emerge from the trend, analysts told CNBC on Wednesday.

  • Dollar Turns Positive Vs. Yen as Stocks Cut Losses Tuesday, 4 Mar 2008 | 9:38 AM ET
    Dollar and Yen

    The dollar turned higher against the yen on Tuesday as U.S. stocks trimmed losses late in the afternoon on talk of a bail-out for bond insurer Ambac.

  • Europe Raises Pressure on US to Halt Dollar Slide Tuesday, 4 Mar 2008 | 6:12 AM ET
    Dollars and Euro

    Worried euro zone policymakers pressured on Washington on Tuesday to do more to halt the dollar's decline, a day after the U.S. currency hit a record low against Europe's single currency.

  • US Dollar Halts Slide In Late Trading Monday, 3 Mar 2008 | 12:03 PM ET

    The dollar halted a sharp sell-off against the euro and a basket of major currencies on relief that U.S. manufacturing had not deteriorated as much as expected.

  • Dollar Spirals, Hits Another Low Against Euro Friday, 29 Feb 2008 | 1:48 PM ET

    The dollar spiraled lower as worries about the US economy depressed the currency and raised thorny issues in Europe about how to cope with the growing gap.

  • Paulson Slams Mortgage Relief Plans Friday, 29 Feb 2008 | 1:45 PM ET
    United States Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson

    Plans for sweeping federal programs that would aid troubled mortgage borrowers would bring unfair relief to speculators and reward investors who made bad bets, U.S. Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson said Thursday.

  • Dollar Falls to Record Low vs Euro for Third Day Thursday, 28 Feb 2008 | 2:14 PM ET
    Exchanging Dollars and Euros

    The dollar dropped to record lows against the Swiss franc Thursday as U.S. stocks fell following comments from Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke suggesting the possibility of more U.S. bank failures.

  • US Dollar at All-time Lows Wednesday, 27 Feb 2008 | 12:42 PM ET

    The U.S. Dollar continues to lose ground against major currencies with the Dollar index multi-year lows, and the Euro hitting new highs against the dollar.  Are there ways to profit from the weak dollar?  CurrencyShares ETFs might provide a few options.

  • ECB's Weber Says Market Bet on Rate Cuts is Wrong Wednesday, 27 Feb 2008 | 12:39 PM ET

    Market expectations that the European Central Bank will cut interest rates fail to consider the dangers of higher inflation, ECB Governing Council member Axel Weber said on Wednesday.

  • Dollar Sinks to Record Low vs Euro Wednesday, 27 Feb 2008 | 11:02 AM ET

    The dollar sank to a new low against the euro after the chairman of the Federal Reserve Bank said Wednesday that the U.S. would encounter more sluggish economic activity in the coming weeks and months.

  • Almunia Says Excess Euro Volatility Not Welcome Wednesday, 27 Feb 2008 | 7:58 AM ET

    The euro's exchange rate is shaped by the market but excessive volatility is unwelcome, EU Economic and Monetary Affairs Commissioner Joaquin Almunia said on Wednesday as the euro hit record highs against the dollar.

  • Dollar Hits Record Low Against Euro Tuesday, 26 Feb 2008 | 3:02 PM ET
    Dollar and Euro

    The dollar fell to record lows against the euro and basket of currencies Tuesday on worries over the health of the U.S. economy and prospects of more Federal Reserve interest rate cuts.

  • Dollar Gains vs. Yen on Strong Stock Markets Monday, 25 Feb 2008 | 8:56 AM ET
    Dollars and Euro

    The dollar and euro both gained against a weaker yen Monday as positive news for the U.S. financial sector boosted appetite for stocks and other riskier trades and helped underpin high-yielding currencies like the New Zealand dollar.

  • Dollar Slips vs. Euro, Yen on U.S. Recession Talk Friday, 22 Feb 2008 | 3:57 PM ET
    Dollars and Euro

    The dollar fell against the yen Friday, as investors shunned risky trades such as stocks and high-yielding currencies after a brokerage downgrade of the top two U.S. home-funding companies, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.

  • Euro Zone Services Growth Snaps Back in Feb. Friday, 22 Feb 2008 | 4:58 AM ET

    Euro zone services growth sprang back from a 4-1/2-year low in February, above forecasts, challenging the case for an imminent European Central Bank rate cut, a survey showed on Friday.

  • Dollar Slides on Sharp Fall in US Business Index Thursday, 21 Feb 2008 | 11:53 AM ET

    The dollar fell to two-week lows Thursday after data showing a much sharper-than-expected contraction in U.S. Mid-Atlantic factory activity this month made investors brace for more Federal Reserve rate cuts.

  • Anna Martin: Targeting Green in Brussels Thursday, 21 Feb 2008 | 7:15 AM ET

    The European Business Summit takes place each year in Brussels and this year the event is focusing on green issues.

  • Dollar Flat vs Euro as FOMC Minutes Seen Dovish Wednesday, 20 Feb 2008 | 3:46 PM ET

    The dollar erased gains against the euro to trade flat Wednesday after minutes of the Federal Reserve's January monetary policy meeting warned of more risks to the U.S. economic growth outlook.