Japan had a fighting chance in reviving its faltering economy after the March 11 earthquake but its politicians have failed to take hold of that opportunity, an analyst told CNBC on Friday.
European leaders finally agreed on the outlines of a rescue, and risk is back on big time — it's time for your FX Fix.
It's axiomatic that timing is everything in investing, but here's a new way to use timing to your advantage.
The yen's on a roll, and it's Europe Day again - time for your daily FX Fix.
The countries that will have the most success in weakening the real value of their currencies "are likely to flourish better or at least suffer less than others," author Andrew Smithers wrote.
The Bank of Japan meets this Thursday, and more easy-money policies could lie ahead - but this strategist says betting against the yen is a mistake.
How you can profit from this weekend's EU summit by using currencies, with CNBC's Scott Wapner and the Money in Motion traders. And making money off the yen, as the dollar falls to record levels against it.
Every snippet of Europe news is moving the markets ahead of the summits. Here's a euro trade for when the knee-jerk reactions subside.
Currency markets are hanging on every European headline, so this strategist has a trade in another direction.
If Europe can just shore up its banks, this strategist sees a potentially major move in risk-on currencies.
The yuan's on the move and the euro is in the spotlight - it's time for your FX Fix.
Also, the currency trade behind next week's central bank meetings, with CNBC's Melissa Lee and the Money In Motion traders.
Is the currency market confirming the stock rally? Should you buy into the risk rally or get short currencies, with CNBC's Melissa Lee and the Money in Motion traders. And will China GDP results crush the risk on rally, with Donald Straszheim, ISI Group.
China's unhappy, Europe gets a reality check, and Australians are getting jobs - it's time for your FX Fix.
The circus in Europe has certainly been absorbing. But while you weren't looking, these strategists say the Japanese yen has gotten cheap.
Roelof van den Akker, senior technical analyst at ING Wholesale Banking, joined CNBC to take a technical look at the Euro/Yen and Euro/Dollar trade, plus the Dax.
As Europe's debt crisis grows, Fitch cuts Spain's credit rating and maintains a negative outlook. And the currency trade in light of Greece's debt crisis, with CNBC's Melissa Lee and the Money in Motion traders. With Sean Egan, Egan-Jones Ratings Co.
Europe is still scary, and safe havens are back in style - it's time for your FX Fix.
Will Trichet reverse course and cut rates at next Thursday's ECB meeting? How to profit from next week's gathering, with CNBC's Melissa Lee and the Money in Motion traders. Also, the currency trade behind next week's jobs report, with Michelle Meyer, Bank of America Merrill Lynch.
Worried about Europe's troubles, but leery of using stocks to take a position? Here's the plan for you.