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Currencies Japanese Yen

  • A bank teller counts 10,000 yen (118 USD) bank notes in Tokyo on September 22, 2010. The USD tumbled against the yen in Asia after the US Federal Reserve indicated it was prepared to take further measures to boost a faltering economic recovery. The USD fell to 84.80 yen in Tokyo morning trade, down from 85.15 yen in New York.

    As Japan has ceded dominance in industry after industry that once lifted this nation to economic greatness, there has been plenty of blame to go around. A nuclear disaster that raised energy costs. A lack of entrepreneurship. China’s relatively cheap work force.The NYT reports.

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    Central bank policy decisions are looming and economic idea merchants are chattering — it's time for your FX Fix.

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    Moody's goes negative on Germany, Japan talks tough, and the British aren't buying houses — it's time for your FX Fix.

  • Topline Trouble: Where's the Revenue?

    CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis reports on the significantly higher percentage of companies missing on earnings revenues; and discussing how investors can protect their portfolio with currencies, with CNBC's Brian Sullivan and the Money In Motion traders.

  • More Pain for Spain?

    The European crisis is heating up as the euro hits a 2-year low, and Spanish bond yields hit a record high. Discussing what's next for Spain, with CNBC's Brian Sullivan and the Money in Motion traders. Sean Egan of Egan-Jones Ratings Company, provides perspective.

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    Don't look now, but the Swedish krona is on a bit of a tear.

  • EUR at 1.15 by Year End

    Mansoor Mohi-uddin, Chief Currency Strategist, UBS Investment Bank says the bank is sticking to its forecast of 1.15 for the euro.

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    Bernanke lifts the buck and the pound gets hit — it's time for your FX Fix.

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    The euro slips on debt worries and the dollar dips awaiting Bernanke — it's time for your FX Fix.

  • Gold Breakout Coming?

    As gold nears key technical levels, a look at the precious metals' charts, with CNBC's Melissa Lee and the Money In Motion traders.

  • Bernanke Out of Bullets?

    Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke is slated to testify before Congress next week. Will he surprise or disappoint, with CNBC's Melissa Lee and the Money In Motion traders. With the Wall Street Journal's Jon Hilsenrath.

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    Investors have been betting on a lower yen for years. These strategists say it's time to stop.

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    The softening global economy is leading central banks to cut rates, and that could change your carry trade strategy.

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    Risk aversion reigns and Korea tries to head off the slowdown storm — it's time for your FX Fix.

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    Economic reports coming from China and Australia are creating a trading opportunity, this strategist says.

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    Euro zone disappoints again and British workers are on a roll — it's time for your FX Fix.

  • Liability of ESM on Germany is Unknown

    Robert Rennie, Global Head of FX Strategy at Westpac Bank says that Germans are close to saying no to the ESM as its liability on Germany is unknown.

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    The euro's slide stalls and Chinese consumer price inflation keeps slowing — it's time for your FX Fix.

  • Yen Is No Longer a Funding Currency for Carry Trade

    John Noonan, Senior FX Analyst at Thomson Reuters says that the Euro, instead of the Japanese yen, is now the funding currency for carry trade.

  • China to Save Markets?

    China is slated to release a slew of economic data next week. How to profit from the numbers, with CNBC's Melissa Lee; Kathy Lien, BK Asset Management; and the Money in Motion traders.