*Escalation of Ukraine tensions pushes up yen, Swiss franc. LONDON, Aug 28- The yen and Swiss franc gained on Thursday, while the euro fell, as concerns about a serious escalation in tensions between Ukraine and Russia rattled investors and drove them to seek safe-haven currencies.» Read More
Foreign exchange is an asset class that most people are very familiar with—at least in Europe and Asia. But while vacationers are used to changing money before they go abroad, retail investors have only come to view FX as an investable asset class in the last 10 years.
Tired of trading the euro? This strategist has a play on two central banks' different market intervention efforts.
With all eyes on Swiss central bankers and Italian lawmakers, it's Europe day again - time for your FX Fix.
If you think the euro zone turmoil is the only currency game in town, you'll miss a nice trading opportunity further north.
Italy's in upheaval and Switzerland could be headed for deflation - it's time for your FX Fix.
Currency trading on macro trends has been difficult this year, and this strategist says 2012 will be no better. Here's how to cope.
In the computerized world of markets, it’s not every second that counts – it’s every micro second.
It's axiomatic that timing is everything in investing, but here's a new way to use timing to your advantage.
Insight on Europe debt solution's impact on currencies, oil and markets, with Joe Petrowski, Gulf Oil CEO; Peter Yastrow, Yastrow Origer, and Boris Schlossberg, GFT Forex.
Euro deal guidelines reassure, but in Switzerland, currency strength is hurting - it's time for your FX Fix.
Risky assets have gotten pounded in recent weeks, and this strategist thinks the worst may be over.
Living it up in Switzerland has become even more pricey, a new report shows, despite falls in prices for imported goods such as cigars and champagne which have become more affordable thanks to the rise in the Swiss franc.
The Bank of England launches QE2 and the European Central Bank has everyone on tenterhooks - time for your FX Fix.
Hungary's decision to help its citizens pay back the foreign exchange loans they took at the height of the economic boom a few years back has sparked outrage among banks and spooked foreign investors.
Kara Ordway, FX Strategist, City Index recommends shorting the EUR-GBP.
The U.S. dollar is going higher “against major currencies,” well-known investor Jim Rogers told CNBC Thursday, and that may be out of panic.
Ed Ponsi, president of FXEducator.com, talks about currency market moves and makes predictions ahead of the Asian trading day.
The Swiss franc is off sharply on rumors that the central bank is going to set a new, lower peg against the euro. Maybe, maybe not.
CNBC's Rick Santelli reports the Swiss National Bank is dealing with rumors of eur/chf floor raise.
Alexandra Lebenthal, CEO of Alexandra Lebenthal, told CNBC she was pleased by yesterday's coordinated dollar injections by five central banks. "Global markets are so connected that there has to be a concerted effort on what to do," she said.