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  • City Professionals Want to Change Employers: Survey Friday, 20 May 2011 | 2:55 AM ET
    Trader at London Stock Exchange, England.

    Professionals working in the City of London mull changing employers this year, with more than half saying they definitely intend to find a new employer this year, according to a recent survey, while another survey showed finance professionals among the top earners.

  • Britain's Inflation Nightmare Becomes Worse Friday, 20 May 2011 | 1:23 AM ET

    If the monetary policy committee of the Bank of England were paid a performance bonus, its members would deserve nothing. The UK’s inflation outcome has been far from target over a long period. So should the MPC raise rates now to make up for its past failures? No. But its position is becoming very uncomfortable, according to the FT.

  • No Yen for Yen, But Real's on a Roll Thursday, 19 May 2011 | 9:41 AM ET

    Japan's in a recession, IMF leadership's in play, and the Brazilian real is on a rolll. Time for your daily FX Fix.

  • Sell Dollar as US Influence Ebbs: Fund Manager Thursday, 19 May 2011 | 8:48 AM ET
    Dollar and Euro

    The recent rally for the dollar will not last and should be used as a chance to short the greenback as America’s geopolitical influence ebbs away, according to David Murrin, a hedge fund manager and author of Breaking the Code of History

  • British Pound Sinks and the Dollar Sags Wednesday, 18 May 2011 | 9:49 AM ET

    The British pound is sinking, and the World Bank is down on the dollar. Here's your daily FX Fix.

  • Staycation or USAcation For This Summer? Tuesday, 17 May 2011 | 9:46 AM ET

    High energy prices, expensive air fares, natural disasters, security concerns, high unemployment and a weak dollar may all keep Americans at home. The question is whether it literally means their own home.

  • Greenback Has the Blues, British Pound Has a Bounce Tuesday, 17 May 2011 | 9:18 AM ET

    The British pound is prancing, the dollar's in a funk, and the loonie is on a downdraft - time for your FX Fix.

  • Will Another Lehman-Style Crisis Be Prevented? Monday, 16 May 2011 | 12:32 AM ET

    Decisions by politicians on how to deal with debt on both sides of the Atlantic will be crucial to prevent another Lehman-style crisis, economists and analysts told CNBC in a debate about banking in the European Union and in the US.

  • The Buck Stops Here     Friday, 13 May 2011 | 5:58 PM ET

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

  • Money In Motion, May 13, 2011     Friday, 13 May 2011 | 5:30 PM ET

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

  • Money Match Up     Friday, 13 May 2011 | 5:30 PM ET

    Euro trashed, as talk of a Greek debt extension smacks the Euro Zone currency. A "Continental" divide shakes up Europe as finance ministers meet next week, with Peter Boockvar, Miller Tabak, CNBC's Melissa Lee and the Money In Motion traders. Also, the yen rises ahead of the Bank of Japan meeting.

  • Big Banks Take Hit on Capital Surcharge Friday, 13 May 2011 | 8:01 AM ET
    New York City Skyline

    The world's biggest banks are likely to be hit by capital surcharges that increase progressively based on a lender's size, how connected it is to other banks and how easily it could be replaced in a crisis, global regulators have told the Financial Times.

  • UK an Example on Austerity? No, That's Estonia Thursday, 12 May 2011 | 6:33 AM ET

    UK Chancellor George Osborne told CNBC on Tuesday that Britain is an example to countries like Greece on austerity.

  • Ten Reasons UK Rates Will Not Rise Thursday, 12 May 2011 | 1:44 AM ET
    Governor of the Bank of England Mervyn King

    Mervyn King, the Governor of the Bank of England, made it clear to the market on Wednesday that UK rates would have to rise at some point.

  • Euro Dips, Loonie Lifts Wednesday, 11 May 2011 | 9:40 AM ET

    Sovereign debt is weighing on the euro, but the loonie is lifting off again. Time for your FX Fix.

  • UK Example for Euro Periphery Countries: Osborne Tuesday, 10 May 2011 | 5:58 AM ET
    Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne holds Disraeli's original budget box as he leaves 11 Downing Street for Parliament.

    Europe should help countries that are in trouble but these countries need to show that they are tackling their deficit problems themselves, like Britain has done, UK Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne told CNBC in an interview Tuesday.

  • Busch: Money In Motion Trade Update Monday, 9 May 2011 | 12:37 PM ET

    On May 4, I recommended shorting the euro against the British pound. Here's an update.

  • How to Trade Commodity Upheaval Using Currencies Monday, 9 May 2011 | 11:04 AM ET

    The past week was a rough one for commodities, and oil had its biggest dollar drop in at least 30 years. Here's how to use currencies to trade oil now. 

  • Money In Motion Web Extra     Friday, 6 May 2011 | 5:59 PM ET

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

  • The Buck Stops Here     Friday, 6 May 2011 | 5:58 PM ET

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