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  • Merkel to Save Greece?

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel makes her first trip to Greece in five years. Should you buy the euro heading into next week's EU meeting, with CNBC's Melissa Lee and the Money in Motion traders.

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    Europe for now has a grip on the debt crisis, this strategist says, and he is ready to trade the improving market mood.

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    A jobs report looms and South African unrest weighs on the rand — it's time for your FX Fix.

  • Analyzing the Fed Minutes

    Gabriel De Kock, Head of U.S. FX Strategy, Morgan Stanley explains what the Fed may be trying to accomplish from its latest minutes. He thinks the Fed will need to make commitments that are longer than would be in most situations.

  • Trading Currencies Ahead of Jobs Report

    How traders are positioning themselves ahead of tomorrow's jobs report, with Kathy Lien, BK Asset Management; and the Fast Money traders discuss today's market pops and drops.

  • Mitt Romney

    With the election just weeks away, this strategist has ideas about where a President Romney would take the dollar.

  • Weekly Jobless Claims Edge Higher

    CNBC's Rick Santelli breaks down the latest weekly unemployment numbers and discusses its impact on the markets and economy, with CNBC's Steve Liesman.

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    Central banks hold steady and Spain manages a sale — it's time for your FX Fix.

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    Once upon a time, the foreign exchange (FX) markets enjoyed a clear framework for trading and were seen as a reflection of the health of global economies. But as central bank programs of quantitative easing have been introduced, currency market trades are not so clear cut, according to analysts at HSBC.

  • Keeping Currency Markets On Edge

    Eric Viloria, Senior Currency Strategist, FOREX.COM believes Spain will likely ask for aid, but would want to gain maximum leverage on negotiations in order to not find itself in a disadvantageous position.

  • The world economy isn’t likely headed for a meltdown, but exposure to gold is still a good idea, noted commodities investor Dennis Gartman said Tuesday on CNBC.

  • With a key manufacturing report sending risk currencies higher, this strategist is on the lookout for more data surprises.

  • Expect Another ECB Rate Cut by End 2012

    Callum Henderson, Global Head of FX Research at Standard Chartered says that while the ECB may not cut rates at its meeting on Thursday, it could do so by the end of the fourth quarter as euro zone problems linger.

  • Euro to Drop to 1.20 Next Year

    Sean Callow, Senior Currency Strategist, Westpac Bank thinks that although the euro is trading at about 1.28 now, it could weaken to 1.20 to the greenback in 2013. This is because weakness in euro zone economies is likely to persist.

  • Rebuilding Japan's Economy

    Jesper Koll, MD & Head of Japanese Equity Research, JPMorgan Securities Japan breaks down the BOJ's tankan survey. He thinks the increased capex figures have to do with firms upgrading their facilities to prepare for a natural disaster.

  • Will the BOJ Further Ease Monetary Policy?

    Jesper Koll, MD & Head of Japanese Equity Research, JPMorgan Securities Japan gives his assessment of the Japanese economy. He adds that it'll be interesting to see what the BOJ will decide to do when they meet this week.

  • Economic Fundamentals to Drive Yen's Moves

    David Forrester, Senior VP, G10 FX Strategy, Macquarie thinks any intervention will only impact the JPY temporarily. He also explains why he thinks the BOJ has been ineffective in generating inflation.

  • August Personal Income Up 0.1% & Spending Up 0.5%

    CNBC's Rick Santelli breaks down the latest numbers on consumer income and spending, and the impact on the markets, with CNBC's Steve Liesman.

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    Spain's crisis budget lifts the euro and the Japanese go shopping — it's time for your FX Fix.

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    Latest data from Japan paint a bleak outlook for an economy that started the year on a strong footing and suggest the cautious Bank of Japan (BOJ) may now have little option but to ease monetary policy again, analysts say.