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  • UK Heading For Downgrade: Analyst Thursday, 8 Sep 2011 | 3:40 AM ET
    UK Heading For Downgrade: Analyst

    The UK's credit rating is four notches too high at present, and should be downgraded to A , John Hydeskov, senior analyst at Danskebank, told CNBC. The analyst predicted that the UK would be formally downgraded in 2012, as a result of falling real growth and rising national debt.

  • After the Swiss Move, Your Best Currency Safe Havens Tuesday, 6 Sep 2011 | 2:15 PM ET
    Switzerland

    With the Swiss franc tumbling after the central bank's intervention, you need a Plan B for a safe haven. Here's a ranking of your options.

  • UK Set for More Money-Printing: Goldman Sachs Monday, 5 Sep 2011 | 4:28 AM ET
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    With the financial system facing renewed stress and global growth faltering economists at Goldman Sachs are predicting Britain will embark on a second round of quantitative easing in the coming months.

  • UK's Osborne Still the Darling of the Bond Market? Monday, 5 Sep 2011 | 3:53 AM ET
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  • The Buck Stops Here Friday, 2 Sep 2011 | 5:58 PM ET
    The Buck Stops Here

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

  • Money Match Up Friday, 2 Sep 2011 | 5:30 PM ET
    Money Match Up

    With the fed out of bullets, can the ECB save the global economy? The currency trade behind next week's ECB meeting, with CNBC's Melissa Lee and the Money in Motion traders. And will the Bank of Japan intervene again when it meets next week?

  • Britain Must Escape Its Longest Depression Friday, 2 Sep 2011 | 12:16 AM ET
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    The current UK depression will be the longest since at least the first world war. Without a dramatic surge in growth, it is also quite likely to generate a bigger cumulative loss of output than the “great depression”, Martin Wolf writes in the FT.

  • Brazil Surprises, Euro's In a Funk Thursday, 1 Sep 2011 | 7:45 AM ET
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    Brazil slashes interest rates and manufacturing reports disappoint in Europe and Britain — it's time for your Thursday FX Fix.

  • UK Growth Forecast Cut; Rates to Stay Low: BCC Wednesday, 31 Aug 2011 | 7:09 PM ET
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    The British Chamber of Commerce cut its growth forecasts for the UK for this year and next and said the weaker-than-predicted economy means interest rates will have to stay low longer than expected.

  • Cashin' In Friday, 26 Aug 2011 | 5:43 PM ET
    Cashin' In

    How to manage a winning currency trade. On July 27th, Andy made a bullish bet on the New Zealand dollar, with CNBC's Melissa Lee and the Money In Motion traders.

  • Money Match Up Friday, 26 Aug 2011 | 5:30 PM ET
    Money Match Up

    Trading Trichet and Bernanke. Will Trichet soften his tone at Jackson Hole? And the currency trade behind the conference, with Michelle Meyer, BofA Merrill Lynch, and CNBC's Melissa Lee & the Money in Motion traders.

  • Short Sellers Remain Calm Despite Bans Wednesday, 24 Aug 2011 | 2:52 AM ET
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    Short sellers and securities lenders have remained calm in spite of controversial short selling bans for bank stocks introduced in Europe this month, the FT says.

  • UK Set for Slow Growth but No Recession Monday, 22 Aug 2011 | 7:08 AM ET
    Big Ben

    Despite the widespread gloom, the consensus is that Britain will not re-enter a recession, Norma Cohen writes in the FT.

  • Andy's 101 Playbook Friday, 19 Aug 2011 | 5:43 PM ET
    Andy's 101 Playbook

    Contributor Andy Busch looks at the economic situation in Europe and discusses what to buy and sell, with CNBC's Melissa Lee and the Money In Motion traders.

  • Risk Is Out, Safe Havens Are In Friday, 19 Aug 2011 | 8:26 AM ET

    Investors are looking for any safe haven in a storm — it's time for your FX Fix.

  • Swiss Franc Slips, Dollar Lifts Thursday, 18 Aug 2011 | 8:25 AM ET
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    The euro zone is stressing and central bankers are talking - it's time for your FX Fix.

  • Swiss Franc Soars, Pound is Weighed Down Wednesday, 17 Aug 2011 | 8:18 AM ET

    Singapore dollars get snapped up and European officials underwhelm - it's time for your FX Fix.

  • Euro Slips, British Pound Lifts Tuesday, 16 Aug 2011 | 8:18 AM ET
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    German growth disappoints, British inflation rolls on, and Sarkozy and Merkel are set to meet - time for your FX Fix.

  • Money Match Up: U.S. Dollar Friday, 12 Aug 2011 | 5:30 PM ET
    Money Match Up: U.S. Dollar

    Discussing Italy's new austerity plan, and whether there is a double-dip to dunk the dollar, with CNBC's Melissa Lee and the Money in Motion traders.

  • Gold Hits $1800: Watch Volatility, Not Only Price Wednesday, 10 Aug 2011 | 6:52 PM ET
    Gold

    Fear about the turmoil in global financial markets and the fragile world economy could drive the price of gold to record levels last seen in 1980.