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  • Is Yen a Safe Haven?     Wednesday, 3 Aug 2011 | 1:20 AM ET

    As other currencies look more risky, could the yen become a safe haven? Simon Smith, chief economist at FxPro thinks not. "Things turn quite quickly when investors lose confidence... you know that that's coming at some point (in Japan) and do you want to be in front of that steamroller when it happens?" he told CNBC.

  • Risk of U.S. Debt Downgrade?     Tuesday, 2 Aug 2011 | 1:26 PM ET

    Discussing currency trends and where investor are seeking safe haven, with Win Thin, Brown Brothers Harriman, and CNBC's Sue Herera.

  • Aussie Slips, South Korea Goes for the Gold Tuesday, 2 Aug 2011 | 7:52 AM ET

    South Korea diversifies reserves away from the dollar, and Australia's central bank stays pat — it's time for your FX Fix.

  • Will the Swiss Central Bank Intervene Again? Tuesday, 2 Aug 2011 | 7:47 AM ET
    Swiss Francs

    As jittery markets pushed the euro below the 1.10 level against the Swiss franc for the first time ever on Tuesday, the headache for the Swiss National Bank (SNB) over its limited options to fight the strong franc is turning into a chronic migraine.

  • Dollar-Yen Is the Top Trade     Monday, 1 Aug 2011 | 11:20 PM ET

    Nick Verdi, VP, FX Strategy at Barclays Capital, says the weak U.S. dollar continues to give more strength to Yen.

  • Asian Currencies on Rising Trend     Monday, 1 Aug 2011 | 10:40 PM ET

    Callum Henderson, Global Head of FX Research at Standard Chartered, says Asian currencies, especially Yen, benefit from the weak U.S. dollar.

  • Debt-Ceiling Deal Doesn't Lift the Dollar Monday, 1 Aug 2011 | 9:15 AM ET

    Pffffft! Even a deal on the debt ceiling only lifts the dollar briefly - it's time for your FX Fix.

  • A Trade for a Weekend of Uncertainty Friday, 29 Jul 2011 | 8:21 PM ET

    As August 2 nears, a debt-ceiling deal appears to be receding. Here's how to hedge against the Washington cacophony.

  • Using Currencies to Protect Against Default Friday, 29 Jul 2011 | 7:13 PM ET

    The House and the Senate are ready to rumble over debt plans. Here's how to trade the uncertainty.

  • Debt Crisis & FX     Friday, 29 Jul 2011 | 12:45 PM ET

    The Fast Money traders weigh in on buying opportunities in the market and a trade on the Swiss franc, with Rebecca Patterson, JPMorgan Asset Management.

  • Japan Has a Yen For Intervention — Just Not Now Thursday, 28 Jul 2011 | 4:56 PM ET
    Japanese 10,000 Yen bank notes

    Japanese finance officials have been talking tough about the yen's rise. Whether they will do anything now is another matter.

  • 'Dollar Malaise' to Last: Forex Pro Thursday, 28 Jul 2011 | 2:16 AM ET
    Stack of U.S. hundred-dollar bills

    With the clock ticking in Washington DC and Congress desperately trying to find an agreement on raising the debt ceiling, the greenback is heading towards levels last seen in the fall of 2008, when it reached its lowest point over the past 10 years.

  • Trades For a Stressed-Out Dollar Wednesday, 27 Jul 2011 | 4:38 PM ET

    Other than a short rally today, the dollar's been taking it on the chin as Washington squabbles. Here's how to trade it.

  • What a Downgrade Would Mean for the Dollar Wednesday, 27 Jul 2011 | 4:13 PM ET

    Even a debt deal may not prevent a rating cut for U.S. debt. Here's what it would mean for the dollar, and what you can do.

  • Dollar Investors Head for the Exits Wednesday, 27 Jul 2011 | 8:36 AM ET

    Debt woes hit the dollar - again - and Asian currencies lift off. Time for your daily FX Fix.

  • The Dollar and the D.C. Impasse Tuesday, 26 Jul 2011 | 4:13 PM ET

    That August 2 deadline just keeps approaching, and Washington seems no closer to a debt deal. Here's how to trade the impasse.

  • Dollar Drops, Kiwis Fall Tuesday, 26 Jul 2011 | 8:43 AM ET

    Worries about the debt ceiling derail the dollar, and kiwis fall after trade data disappoints  - it's time for your daily FX Fix.

  • A Currency Trade for the Rally in Gold Monday, 25 Jul 2011 | 11:51 AM ET
    Gold Bars

    Gold just keeps hitting new highs in this scary world. Here's how to use currencies to trade the rise.

  • Debt Talks Drag on Dollar, Swiss Franc Soars Monday, 25 Jul 2011 | 8:35 AM ET

    Deadlocked debt-ceiling talks dent the dollar and send the Swissie soaring - it's time for your daily FX Fix.

  • How to Use Currencies to Trade the Debt-Talk Logjam Friday, 22 Jul 2011 | 7:26 PM ET

    Those debt talks were moving along - until their latest stumble. Here's how to trade the ups and downs.