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  • 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.

  • How to Play the Euro's Fall Thursday, 1 Sep 2011 | 3:58 PM ET

    Dismal news is sending the euro tumbling - but that doesn't mean you should jump in on weakness.

  • Swiss Franc Rises, Dollar Steadies Wednesday, 31 Aug 2011 | 8:55 AM ET

    The Swiss step back and Fed watchers are busy - time for your Wednesday FX Fix.

  • CEE Is 'Turbo-Charged Western Europe': Strategist Wednesday, 31 Aug 2011 | 4:08 AM ET
    Poland

    Worries about Western Europe have spilled into countries in Central and Eastern Europe and the region's fate is tightly linked to that of its main exporting market, Wike Groenenberg, head of CEEMEA strategy at Citi, told CNBC on Wednesday.

  • How to Trade a Safe Haven Currency That Isn't Tuesday, 30 Aug 2011 | 10:36 AM ET

    The real safe haven currency is about to stand up, this strategist says.

  • Euro Slips, Yen Stays Strong Tuesday, 30 Aug 2011 | 9:15 AM ET

    Recession warnings sting, Italian debt gets no love, and the euro's in a funk.

  • A Technical Look at the DAX     Tuesday, 30 Aug 2011 | 2:40 AM ET

    Roelof Van Den Akker, technical analyst at ING Wholesale Banking joined CNBC Tuesday for a look at the DAX, gold and Euro/Swiss Franc charts.

  • Money In Motion: Swiss Franc Monday, 29 Aug 2011 | 5:25 PM ET

    Is the Swiss franc still a ‘safe haven’ trade? Todd Gordon weighs in with the Fast traders.

  • Swiss Franc = Safe Haven?     Monday, 29 Aug 2011 | 5:16 PM ET

    If and when the S&P 500 rolls over, CHF/JPY will selloff, says Todd Gordon, Aspen Trading.