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  • Dollars and Euro

    The sovereign debt crises on both sides of the Atlantic has created what some analysts are calling an "ugliness contest" between the U.S. dollar and the euro, and experts remain split on which of the two currencies are a safer bet.

  • How to Profit From Central Bank Interventions Friday, 5 Aug 2011 | 8:08 PM ET

    Central banks have been busy in the currency markets. Here's how to profit when they wade in.

  • Got whiplash? The euro is spiking on news of the European Central Bank's Italy support - for now.

  • Safe Havens Rule Again Friday, 5 Aug 2011 | 8:52 AM ET

    Safe haven currencies are riding high again, and everything else is sagging - time for your Freaky Friday FX Fix.

  • Yen and Swiss Franc: Still Safe Havens? Thursday, 4 Aug 2011 | 2:46 PM ET
    Hurricane

    Safe-haven Swiss francs and yen got caught in a currency squall when those central banks intervened. Here's what to expect next.

  • Currency Wars & Kraft Splits in Two     Thursday, 4 Aug 2011 | 12:45 PM ET

    Insight on the currency wars and how to play it, with Rebecca Patterson, JP Morgan, and CNBC's Kayla Tausche has the story on Kraft's plans to split into two companies and what it means to investors, with Scott Mushkin, Jefferies & Company.

  • Rate Cut Won't Stem the Swissie's Rise Wednesday, 3 Aug 2011 | 10:56 AM ET

    Think a little thing like cutting interest rates to near zero will end the Swiss franc's Alpine climb? Think again.

  • Swiss Franc Slides, Euro Lifts Wednesday, 3 Aug 2011 | 8:14 AM ET

    A Swiss rate cut dents the franc and Europeans go shopping — it's time for your FX Fix.

  • 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.

  • 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.