The dollar rose after data showed U.S. jobless claims fell more than expected, reinforcing the view that U.S. interest rates will rise sooner.» Read More
The unemployment rate decreased to 7.8 percent, because the number of self-employed jumped dramatically. With the economy growing so slowly many of these are likely workers laid off during the economic collapse who have established home-based businesses.
The “new China” is poised to become a knowledge economy, where growth stems from the innovation and ingenuity of its workers, rather than the brawn that powered the country’s export-led manufacturing transformation, according to Jim O’Neill, chairman at Goldman Sachs Asset Management.
China's Golden Week is coming, and this strategist sees a trade with luster.
Spain's crisis budget lifts the euro and the Japanese go shopping — it's time for your FX Fix.
A reported German challenge to European bond-buying dents the euro and commodity prices hit the Aussie - it's time for your FX Fix.
The Bank of Japan eases, euro traders take profits, and Iceland says later for the euro — it's time for your FX Fix.
Governor Romney is right. The United States must get tough with China to restore growth and good paying jobs.
QE3 dings the dollar and the euro gets a lift — it's time for your FX Fix.
The U.S. Government’s high debt levels are a greater cause of concern than those of euro zone countries, says Li Daokui, a former Chinese central bank adviser, urging the world’ largest economy to push ahead with reforms to put its fiscal house in order.
Economic reports disappoint and debt crisis skeptics get louder — it's time for your FX Fix.
Bernanke's speech looms and commodity prices dent currencies down under — it's time for your FX Fix.
Retail sales support the dollar and jobs data lifts the pound — it's time for your FX Fix.
Official data from China this week may reinforce the view that the economy is close to, if not at, a bottom, but the country's currency seem to be telling a different story.
The Federal Reserve is moving closer to announcing additional steps to stimulate the economy, but it can’t do much to curb the threat of another recession.
British output falls and kiwis drop — it's time for your FX Fix.
Moody's goes negative on Germany, Japan talks tough, and the British aren't buying houses — it's time for your FX Fix.
Risk currencies take a hit and Spain's troubles dent the euro - it's time for your FX Fix.
Aid to Spain leaves the euro in pain and commodity prices lift the loonie - it's time for your Friday FX Fix.
The euro slips on debt worries and the dollar dips awaiting Bernanke — it's time for your FX Fix.
Previewing next week's market, and upcoming news from China about rate cuts, and a possible stimulus package, with Mad Money host Jim Cramer.