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  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Dollar Slips, Poland Talks Tough Monday, 29 Aug 2011 | 9:21 AM ET

    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.

  • US Gasoline Futures Begin Trading Monday, 29 Aug 2011 | 12:56 AM ET

    Gasoline futures opened slightly lower Sunday evening as East Coast refineries got through Hurricane Irene relatively unscathed.

  • ConocoPhillips Shuts New Jersey Refinery Saturday, 27 Aug 2011 | 5:17 PM ET

    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.

  • A satellite image from NOAA's National Hurricane Center tracking Hurricane Irene in the western Atlantic.

    Gasoline futures declined Friday but rose nearly 3 percent for the week amid hurricane fears.

  • Swiss Franc the 'New Gold', More Action Needed: Analyst Thursday, 25 Aug 2011 | 6:26 AM ET
    Swiss Francs

    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.

  • Stock Trader

    Markets are caught up in the push pull of worry about Europe's debt crisis and sluggish U.S. growth.

  • Federal Reserve Bank Chairman Ben Bernanke

    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.