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  • Money Match Up     Friday, 27 May 2011 | 5:30 PM ET

    Europe's ticking time bomb: Despite China's backing, the euro falls to a new low against the Swiss franc. As a result, investors flock to a currency safety trade, with CNBC's Melissa Lee and the Money in Motion traders. Also, Fitch cuts Japan's outlook to negative and Michelle Meyer, Bank of America Merrill Lynch, looks at next week's jobs report.

  • UK's Cable Sees New Economic Bomb Going Off: Report Thursday, 26 May 2011 | 7:08 AM ET

    The UK has failed to make enough structural changes to its economic model to avoid another financial crisis, Vince Cable, the UK’s Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills told the New Statesman magazine.

  • Commodity Currencies Lifting, Pound Weighed Down Tuesday, 24 May 2011 | 9:49 AM ET

    Firming commodity prices are lifting commodity currencies, but rumors are sinking the British pound— time for your FX Fix.

  • Moody's Could Cut UK Banks' Ratings Tuesday, 24 May 2011 | 3:56 AM ET

    The credit ratings of some of the UK’s largest banks could be slashed because of worries about what will happen when the government stops propping them up, the agency said in a statement Tuesday.

  • CEO Calls for Marshall Plan for Greece Monday, 23 May 2011 | 5:07 AM ET

    The CEO of Europe's largest insurer by gross premiums and market capitalization has called for more aid for Greece and a plan to help the country's growth, according to German media reports.

  • Money In Motion Web Extra     Friday, 20 May 2011 | 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, 20 May 2011 | 5:58 PM ET

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

  • Buying Blind     Friday, 20 May 2011 | 5:48 PM ET

    How to identify technical patterns that can make you money, with CNBC's Melissa Lee and the Money In Motion traders.

  • Money Match Up: Greece & Commodities     Friday, 20 May 2011 | 5:30 PM ET

    Greece creeps closer to default. Is there a currency trade behind the country's woes, with CNBC's Melissa Lee and the Money In Motion traders. Also, cold cash and hot commodities--using currencies to play the recent pullback in commodities, with Dennis Gartman, The Gartman Letter.

  • Money In Motion, May 20, 2011     Friday, 20 May 2011 | 5:30 PM ET

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

  • 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 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.