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ETF Strategist: Currencies

IN FOCUS: Currencies

The Forex market has always been a good gauge of the global economy, but in an age of shifting trade flows, commodities-driven economies and enormous govenment debt, foreign exchange is also a great barometer of the risk-on, risk-off trade. That's the focus of this special edition of "ETF Strategist."

  • The Bull Case Monday, 11 Jun 2012 | 12:04 PM ET

    Since the global economy is increasingly interconnected, that should be good news for growth-oriented currencies, and the exchange traded funds, ETFs, that trade on them.

  • The Bear Case Monday, 11 Jun 2012 | 12:11 PM ET

    The EU. debt crisis has been trouble for global stocks, but it's been terrific for the U.S. dollar, and the Japanese yen . Here's how to get in on the rally.

  • A Model Bull Portfolio: Currencies Monday, 11 Jun 2012 | 12:05 PM ET

    A model ETF currency portfolio for recovery bulls should focus on currencies in high-growth countries or those that depend heavily on exporting commodities — or both

  • A Model Bear Portfolio Monday, 11 Jun 2012 | 12:12 PM ET

    If you're bearish on the global economy, avoid ETFs built around currencies of countries rich in commodities and fall back on safe-haven ones.

  • The Personal Play Monday, 11 Jun 2012 | 12:04 PM ET

    The world of currency exchange traded funds, ETFs, is a small one, but it allows investors to bet on single currencies and baskets of curencies and choose the right tax structure.

Videos

  • Sunday, 1 Dec 2002 | 12:00 AM ET
  • ETF Titan on Evolution of ETFs  Friday, 10 Feb 2012 | 12:00 AM ET

    The manager of the world's two largest ETFs, Anthony Rochte, State Street Global Advisors, discusses how ETFs are changing now. "We do not sponsor leverage/inverse ETFs," he tells CNBC's Bob Pisani.

  • ETF Inflows Level Off  Friday, 10 Feb 2012 | 12:00 AM ET

    ETFs are gaining but still not overtaking mutual funds, reports CNBC's Bob Pisani.

  • Trading Volatility with ETFs  Friday, 10 Feb 2012 | 12:00 AM ET

    Using ETFs to manage risk and volatility, with Nick Cherney, VelocityShares, and CNBC's Bob Pisani. Also, Scott Nations, NationsShares, explains why he thinks these products are too expensive.

  • Charles Schwab's 2012 ETF Outlook  Friday, 10 Feb 2012 | 12:00 AM ET

    This year will bring more choices via new uses for ETFs, say Beth Flynn and Michael Iachini, Charles Schwab.

  • Investing in ETFs  Friday, 10 Feb 2012 | 12:00 AM ET

    Taking the pulse of the $1 trillion ETF industry and where to invest, with Gus Sauter, Vanguard Group and CNBC's Bob Pisani.

ETF Exchange

Investing

Economy

  • Haruhiko Kuroda

    The global movers and shakers at Davos had a message as the conference ended on Saturday: It's not that bad.

  • A Chrysler Ram 1500 truck goes through the assembly line at the Warren Truck Assembly Plant in Warren, Michigan.

    The U.S. manufacturing sector continued to expand in January but at a slightly slower pace than the month before, an industry report showed.

  • Attendees pick up leaflets at a military veterans' job fair in Carson, California, October 3, 2014.

    The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits fell last week from a seven-month high.

Trader Talk with Bob Pisani

Market Insider with Patti Domm

CNBC Stock Blog

By the Numbers

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Symbol
Price
 
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DHI
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HOV
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KBH
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LEN
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MTH
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PHM
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RYL
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SPF
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TOL
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