NEW YORK, March 14- Growing tension between the West and Russia ahead of Ukraine's weekend referendum in Crimea pushed down stocks on major world markets on Friday and drove up buying of safe-haven gold and the yen.» Read More
The yen was a star in 2011, but this strategist thinks the party is over.
Forget the euro, traders pile into bearish bets on the yen. Despite economic woes, the yen hovers near historic highs, with CNBC's Melissa Lee and the Money In Motion traders. Is the yen ready to crack?
Will the EU summit stem the euro's rise? The euro bounces off its low but faces a key test in the euro summit, with CNBC's Melissa Lee and the Money In Motion traders. Plus, will the Greeks strike a deal? And is Portugal next?
Is the risk rally for real? Stocks, risk currencies rally on hopes of a global recovery. Currency traders signal the all-clear on the global economy, with CNBC's Melissa Lee and the Money in Motion traders. And will the jobs report ruin the rally. The currency trade behind next week's jobs report. With Joe LaVorgna, Deutsche Bank.
The euro rises on happy talk, GDP hangs over the dollar - it's time for your FX Fix.
New GDP data will be released on Friday, and this strategist has a trading plan.
Mai Mizuta, Deputy Editor, Tokyo Bureau, at Mergermarket discusses how M&A activity last year was driven by Japanese companies taking advantage of the yen's appreciation against the U.S. dollar and other currencies in the region & if she thinks that this trend will continue in 2012
Japan has a trade deficit and Australia has inflation - it's time for your FX Fix.
Negotiations and economic news roil the euro but Japan stays the course — it's time for your FX Fix.
Will S&P look to downgrade Japan next? In August, Moody's lowered Japan by one notch. Would an S&P downgrade help or hurt the yen, with CNBC's Melissa Lee and the Money In Motion traders.
Is China gliding to a soft landing? And will China relax reserve requirements in order to stimulate its economy. The currency trade behind China's economy, with CNBC's Melissa Lee and the Money In Motion traders.
The Greek government and bondholders go down to the wire. Will the Greeks make a deal or default on their debt? The currency trade behind the Greek debt drama, with CNBC's Melissa Lee and the Money in Motion traders. And is QE3 on the way? The trade behind the possibility. with Bank of America's Michelle Meyer.
Japanese companies should take greater advantage of the strong yen to increase overseas investments and buy natural resources, according to the country’s economy minister. The Financial Times reports.
Economic indicators may be starting to turn up, but this strategist has a trade to also protect on the downside.