Australian Dollar


  • Far From the Euro Zone, a Trading Opportunity Tuesday, 12 Jun 2012 | 10:53 AM ET

    Once again, the euro is proving tough to trade. This strategist is looking elsewhere for opportunity.

  • History-Making Events in the Currency Markets Tuesday, 12 Jun 2012 | 10:10 AM ET
    Year: 1998-2002This fiscal fiasco was long in the making, but a key ingredient years before the crisis began was the Argentine peso’s peg to the U.S. dollar. In particular, an extremely favorable exchange rate (1 to 1) led to massive imports, which weakened the Argentine economy. Meanwhile, high government debt, both past and present, piled up, but the IMF kept loaning new money to Argentina and postponing payments on the old money.Finally, with the economy shrinking, and the IMF pressuring for

    Concerns about the soundness of the E.U. and its single currency have been roiling financial markets of all kinds on and off for more than a year.

  • Party Time In Europe? Not So Much Monday, 11 Jun 2012 | 2:31 PM ET

    When Spain got an aid package for its ailing banks, currency investors celebrated with a risk rally. This strategist is skeptical.

  • Euro Gets a Short Term Lift, India Gets a Warning Monday, 11 Jun 2012 | 7:53 AM ET

    Aid to Spain lifts risk appetite, but not for long — it's time for your FX Fix.

  • Pro-Bailout Greece Victory Positive for Euro     Sunday, 10 Jun 2012 | 10:35 PM ET

    Nizam Idris, MD, Head of Strategy, Fixed Income & Currencies, Macquarie expects a victory by the pro-bailout parties in Greece to boost investor confidence in the euro.

  • Money In Motion Web Extra     Friday, 8 Jun 2012 | 5:59 PM ET

    Web-only advice and information for currency traders, with CNBC's Melissa Lee and the Money In Motion traders.

  • The Buck Stops Here     Friday, 8 Jun 2012 | 5:58 PM ET

    The final word from the currency pits, with CNBC's Melissa Lee and the Money In Motion traders.

  • Buy the Yen?     Friday, 8 Jun 2012 | 5:48 PM ET

    Money in Motion discusses how to trade yen as it nears all time highs.

  • China to the Rescue?     Friday, 8 Jun 2012 | 5:43 PM ET

    With the Fed and ECB seemingly out of bullets, will China ride to the rescue, with CNBC's Melissa Lee and the Money In Motion traders. China lowers rates for the first time since 2008, with Donald Straszheim, ISI Group head of China research.

  • Buy the Bailout?     Friday, 8 Jun 2012 | 5:30 PM ET

    Will Spain be the latest bailout recipient, with CNBC's Melissa Lee and the Money in Motion traders. Turning euro zone fears into profits. Also, how you can profit from the yen's rally.

  • Money In Motion, June 8, 2012     Friday, 8 Jun 2012 | 5:30 PM ET

    A detailed look at currency trading, with CNBC's Melissa Lee and the Money In Motion traders.

  • ASX Could See Pullback Below 3,900: Pro     Thursday, 7 Jun 2012 | 11:42 PM ET

    Philip Parker, Managing Director at Parker Asset Management, says the ASX may pull back below 3,900 despite seeing its economy surge in the first quarter. He suggests using options to lessen volatility.

  • Despite Surge, Going Long USD is Risky     Thursday, 7 Jun 2012 | 10:40 PM ET

    Paul Mackel, Head of Asia Currency Research, HSBC says buying the greenback is a risky bet, with a 50/50 chance of more Fed easing.

  • Position Squaring Helping Euro     Thursday, 7 Jun 2012 | 7:30 PM ET

    George Dowd, First VP & Head of Chicago Foreign Exchange, Newedge Group says that the recent Euro rally is because of position squaring and not because investors are bullish on the euro zone.

  • How to Trade the Aussie Dollar's Run Thursday, 7 Jun 2012 | 4:29 PM ET

    When China surprised investors with an interest rate cut, it sent the Australian dollar soaring. This strategist thinks the Aussie is headed back to earth.

  • Stimulus hopes lift the euro and China's rate cut makes the Aussie jump - it's time for your FX Fix.

  • Korean Buying Spree Boosts Brent Price Thursday, 7 Jun 2012 | 2:30 AM ET

    The price of the world’s most important oil benchmark is being boosted by South Korean refiners buying on the back of a tax loophole involving North Sea oil, the Financial Times reports.

  • Aussie Lifts, European Interest Rates Hold Steady Wednesday, 6 Jun 2012 | 8:10 AM ET

    The European Central Bank stands pat and Australians get to work - it's time for your FX Fix.

  • Threat of Yen Intervention High     Tuesday, 5 Jun 2012 | 7:30 PM ET

    Eric Viloria, Senior Currency Strategist, Gain Capital says that the threat of intervention by Japan's government to support the yen is higher now. The yen could weaken in the short term.

  • CNBC's Rick Santelli and Steve Liesman debate whether the U.S. should intervene and help Europe out of its current economic mess.