The dollar index racked up a 10th straight week of gains on Monday, its longest winning streak since its free float in 1973.» Read More
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.
The Swiss National Bank strikes back and European officials talk togetherness - it's time for your FX Fix.
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."
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.
Dismal news is sending the euro tumbling - but that doesn't mean you should jump in on weakness.
The Swiss step back and Fed watchers are busy - time for your Wednesday FX Fix.
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.
The real safe haven currency is about to stand up, this strategist says.
Recession warnings sting, Italian debt gets no love, and the euro's in a funk.
Is the Swiss franc still a ‘safe haven’ trade? Todd Gordon weighs in with the Fast traders.
If and when the S&P 500 rolls over, CHF/JPY will selloff, says Todd Gordon, Aspen Trading.
The dollar is set to slide, and Poland's finance minister says the euro's on the edge — it's time for your FX Fix.
Gasoline futures opened slightly lower Sunday evening as East Coast refineries got through Hurricane Irene relatively unscathed.
ConocoPhillips has shut down its 238,000 barrel-per-day Bayway refinery New Jersey, as a precaution ahead of Hurricane Irene. The company also says its terminals are shutting down until it is safe to resume operations.
Gasoline futures declined Friday but rose nearly 3 percent for the week amid hurricane fears.
The Swiss Franc has become the "new gold" as investors turn to money markets in an environment governed by fear, Jon Cox, Head of Swiss Research at Kepler Capital Markets told CNBC.1st paragraph of story should go here
The economy is increasingly at risk of falling into recession, and could be more so if the stock market doesn't find its sea legs sometime soon.
Markets are caught up in the push pull of worry about Europe's debt crisis and sluggish U.S. growth.
Investors will be watching the Fed as it meets at its annual Jackson Hole gathering this week for signs of new stimulus plans as the economic outlook gets worse.