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    Some analysts believe the euro could be heading to a new lower range, as Europe grapples with its peripheral debt crisis.

  • Is British Pound About to Get a Beating? Thursday, 8 Sep 2011 | 2:55 PM ET

    With all the action on the Continent, the British pound has been out of the spotlight. It's time for a look — and you might not like it.

  • Is Norway the New Switzerland? Thursday, 8 Sep 2011 | 11:08 AM ET

    The Swiss National Bank is putting the kibosh on the franc's safe haven status, and investors are turning to Norway instead. But it could be too much too fast.

  • Central banks go easy and the Australian jobs report disappoints - it's time for your FX Fix.

  • Thursday Look Ahead: Big Day for Policy Talk Wednesday, 7 Sep 2011 | 9:27 PM ET

    Markets will be watching three major policy speeches Thursday, including President Obama and Fed Chairman Bernanke, but the speaker that may be most dramatic may be out of Europe.

  • Technical Signals On Euro Spell Trouble: Strategist Wednesday, 7 Sep 2011 | 2:59 PM ET

    It's not enough that the German court gave mixed signals to the euro. Now the technical patterns aren't looking so good either.

  • More Hurdles Ahead for the Euro, Strategist Says Wednesday, 7 Sep 2011 | 11:50 AM ET

    The Swiss National Bank and the German courts have changed the outlook for the euro - but it's still cloudy.

  • Swiss Franc Steadies, Krone Attracts Wednesday, 7 Sep 2011 | 7:52 AM ET

    The Swiss 'peg' is mostly holding as traders hunt for alternatives — it's time for your FX Fix.

  • Swiss Central Bank Move 'Huge Mistake': Jim Rogers Wednesday, 7 Sep 2011 | 2:40 AM ET
    Jim Rogers during a visit to Wenzhou, Zhejiang Province of China. Rogers says he's long Chinese stocks and the currency even though he thinks the property sector may be in a bubble.

    The Swiss central bank's decision to set a limit on how much the Swiss franc can appreciate against the euro is "a huge mistake," investor Jim Rogers, chairman of Rogers Holdings, told CNBC.com on Wednesday.

  • Yen Only Safe Haven: Bank Director     Wednesday, 7 Sep 2011 | 1:00 AM ET

    "The Japanese Yen is being used by people as the last resort," Seijiro Takeshita, director at Mizuho International, told CNBC.

  • Euro: Make or Break Week     Tuesday, 6 Sep 2011 | 5:09 PM ET

    Are traders gaming Europe's financial problems? Brian Kelly, Brian Kelly Capital weighs in on how to play the euro.

  • Stocks Cut Early Losses     Tuesday, 6 Sep 2011 | 3:05 PM ET

    A look at today's market movers, with CNBC's Seema Mody, Rick Santelli and Sharon Epperson.

  • Just as talk had begun to intensify about a gold bubble building, the metal got another boost Tuesday when the Swiss National Bank announced measures to decrease the value of the franc.

  • 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.

  • Busch: Japanese Yen Scenarios Tuesday, 6 Sep 2011 | 1:05 PM ET

    Given the Swiss National Bank's pegging or linking their currency to the EUR at 1.2000 (+10% from spot), the market is now starting to believe there is a possibility that the Bank of Japan will do something similar with the Japanese yen.

  • The Swiss National Bank (SNB) came out fighting Tuesday, announcing its intention to set a minimum exchange rate for the Swiss franc against the euro, in a move which sent European shares and the price of gold up.

  • Swiss Intervene, Franc Plummets Tuesday, 6 Sep 2011 | 7:40 AM ET

    The Swiss National Bank strikes back and European officials talk togetherness - it's time for your FX Fix.

  • SNB Exchange Rate Target     Tuesday, 6 Sep 2011 | 5:00 AM ET

    Speaking of the SNB's decision to peg the Swiss Franc to the Euro, Julia Coronado, North America chief economist at BNP Paribas, told CNBC, "There are a lot of tensions in the currency world right now, and as we have seen, it is not always easy to effectively have control over that."

  • Swiss C. Bank Buys German, French Bonds: Report Saturday, 3 Sep 2011 | 6:17 AM ET
    Zurich, Switzerland

    The Swiss central bank has started to buy French and German government debt from the markets to try to bring the Swiss franc down, Dow Jones newswire wrote on Saturday, quoting a report by German newspaper Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung.

  • The Swiss franc is up, the euro is off, and everyone's on edge for the jobs report - time for your Freaky Friday FX Fix.

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