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  • Pros Say: Yen Rules, Pound for Fools Thursday, 22 Jan 2009 | 5:00 AM ET

    The yen rose toward a 13-1/2 year high against the dollar and a seven-year peak versus the euro on Thursday. While the sterling fell again against the greenback, nearing $1.3618, its lowest since September 1985.

  • Web Extra: Fast & Furious Trades For Thursday Wednesday, 21 Jan 2009 | 6:38 PM ET

    In this Web Extra the Fast Money traders reveal how they're playing, Capital One, Lockheed, as well as the yen and more!

  • Pros Say: We're Only 2/3 Done Finding Bank Skeletons Wednesday, 21 Jan 2009 | 8:26 AM ET

    Global stocks were down again Wednesday on continued signs of trouble in the financial sector. Experts tell CNBC that there is more bad news to come.

  • Pros Say: Don't Bet on Inauguration Rally Tuesday, 20 Jan 2009 | 4:21 AM ET

    Barack Obama will become the 44th President of the United States on Tuesday. Ahead of Obama's inauguration, global stocks were mixed on investors' concerns about the economic difficulties confronting the incoming president. Experts on CNBC expect the dollar and U.S. stock market to fall on Obama's induction.

  • Pros Say: The 4 Huge Financials Dangers of '09 Friday, 16 Jan 2009 | 4:47 AM ET

    Global stocks were up Thursday after the U.S. said it would support Bank of America's purchase of Merrill Lynch with a $20 billion investment by the government and a promise to protect against losses on bad loans, removing a risk for investors. Experts highlight four perils that will dominate 2009.

  • Pros Say: Euro Zone Rates Likely to Bottom at 0.5% Thursday, 15 Jan 2009 | 9:42 AM ET

    The European Central Bank is widely expected to cut interest rates by 50 basis points Thursday, to a record low of 2 percent. But how low will the central bank go? Experts tell CNBC euro-zone rates could bottom at 0.5 percent.

  • Pros Say: Rate Cuts Have No Impact Wednesday, 14 Jan 2009 | 5:42 AM ET

    A day ahead of the European Central Bank's rate decision, more dismal data showed the euro zone needs monetary easing. But experts tell CNBC that central banks' interest-rate cuts have little impact on the economy in the current financial turmoil.

  • Pros Say: German Stimulus 'Irrelevant' Tuesday, 13 Jan 2009 | 5:53 AM ET

    The euro remained under pressure Tuesday despite the German government approving a second stimulus package worth $64 billion to help Europe's largest economy.

  • Pros Say: Short Euro-Yen This Week Monday, 12 Jan 2009 | 4:03 AM ET

    The euro fell against the dollar and the yen Monday ahead of the European Central Bank's interest-rate decision on Thursday. Experts tell CNBC that the single euro-zone currency will experience headwinds this year.

  • Pros Say: "No Solace" in Jobs Report Friday, 9 Jan 2009 | 9:32 AM ET

    U.S. employers slashed payrolls by 524,000 in December, driving the unemployment rate to its highest level in almost 16 years,  suggesting that the year-long recession was deepening.

  • BoJ Starts $13 Billion Emergency Lending Program Thursday, 8 Jan 2009 | 8:57 AM ET

    The Bank of Japan said Thursday it will provide 1.22 trillion yen ($13 billion) in emergency loans to financial institutions as part of a new program to spur lending to the country's businesses.

  • Pros Say: Oil to Slip to $30 Thursday, 8 Jan 2009 | 6:21 AM ET

    Oil was steady Thursday after a surprising increase in inventories unleashed a brutal 12 percent selloff on Wednesday. Despite OPEC's massive supply cuts to help boost the price, experts tell CNBC the commodity’s price is likely to fall further.

  • Japan Steps Up Warning Against Surging Yen Thursday, 18 Dec 2008 | 1:04 AM ET

    Japan stepped up its warnings against the yen's rise to a 13-year high against the U.S. dollar, saying it would deal appropriately with the situation which may include forex intervention.

  • Euro Continues to Soar After Fed Move Tuesday, 16 Dec 2008 | 3:55 PM ET

    The euro rallied versus the US dollar on Tuesday following the Federal Reserve decision to set its target for overnight interest rates between zero to 0.25%.

  • Gold has reached a good base of $730 and it looks likely to break out of that negative trend, Robin Griffiths, technical analyst at Cazenove Capital, told CNBC.

  • Japan Announces New Economic Stimulus Package Friday, 12 Dec 2008 | 5:48 AM ET
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    Japanese Prime Minister Taro Aso on Friday announced a new stimulus package to shore up his country's economy, with measures to spur employment, encourage lending and inject capital into financial markets.

  • Euro Makes a Comeback Thursday, 11 Dec 2008 | 11:55 AM ET

    The US dollar fell across the board Thursday on lower risk aversion among investors, helped in part by the latest monetary actions by central banks from around the world.

  • Breakout Stimulus Stocks Tuesday, 9 Dec 2008 | 9:09 AM ET

    As President-elect Barack Obama prepares to take office, the severity of the economic slowdown is pressuring the incoming administration to fuel infrastructure spending as a way to propel the economy.  Here are some of the stocks winning from the anticipated stimulus.

  • Global Interest Rates Monday, 8 Dec 2008 | 8:44 AM ET

    The European Central Bank, Bank of England, and Sweden’s Ricksbank slashed their interest rates today in an effort to bolster access to credit while luring consumer spending.

  • Pros Say: Bear Market Rallies = New Reality Thursday, 4 Dec 2008 | 1:47 PM ET

    Lousy sales, weak earnings and more layoffs reigned over Thursday, with glum news from Nokia, Viacom, Merck, AT&T, DuPont, Credit Suisse and retailers across the board. European central banks enacted big rate cuts. And  Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke urged more government efforts to stanch soaring home foreclosures. But CNBC heard from experts who say that while the news will get worse through 2009, markets will periodically rally — and one strategist sees the Dow at 12,000 in 2010.