Given the Swiss National Bank's pegging or linking their currency to the EUR at 1.2000 (+10% from spot), the market is now starting to believe there is a possibility that the Bank of Japan will do something similar with the Japanese yen.
The Swiss National Bank (SNB) came out fighting Tuesday, announcing its intention to set a minimum exchange rate for the Swiss franc against the euro, in a move which sent European shares and the price of gold up.
The Swiss National Bank strikes back and European officials talk togetherness - it's time for your FX Fix.
Japan's Nikkei 225 index fell to a two and half year low on Tuesday as foreign investors sold blue-chip stocks exposed to growth in Europe and the U.S. One strategist said things are likely to get worse for Japan's major exporters, and instead he recommends investors buy companies that depend on domestic growth — many of which are mid-caps.
The final word from the currency pits, with CNBC's Melissa Lee and the Money In Motion traders.
With the fed out of bullets, can the ECB save the global economy? The currency trade behind next week's ECB meeting, with CNBC's Melissa Lee and the Money in Motion traders. And will the Bank of Japan intervene again when it meets next week?
The outlook for the nonfarm payroll report due Friday isn't what it once was. Here's what it might mean for the Fed, and the dollar.
Brazil slashes interest rates and manufacturing reports disappoint in Europe and Britain — it's time for your Thursday FX Fix.
Despite your best intentions, some trades inevitably hit their stops - especially in these choppy markets. A MIM reader asked what do...so here's what I found.
The Swiss step back and Fed watchers are busy - time for your Wednesday FX Fix.
The real safe haven currency is about to stand up, this strategist says.
Recession warnings sting, Italian debt gets no love, and the euro's in a funk.
If and when the S&P 500 rolls over, CHF/JPY will selloff, says Todd Gordon, Aspen Trading.
The dollar is set to slide, and Poland's finance minister says the euro's on the edge — it's time for your FX Fix.
How to manage a winning currency trade. On July 27th, Andy made a bullish bet on the New Zealand dollar, with CNBC's Melissa Lee and the Money In Motion traders.
Trading Trichet and Bernanke. Will Trichet soften his tone at Jackson Hole? And the currency trade behind the conference, with Michelle Meyer, BofA Merrill Lynch, and CNBC's Melissa Lee & the Money in Motion traders.
Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke speaks on the economy and policy, at a time when both are shaky in the eyes of the markets.
The Japanese government's unconventional plans to minimize the effect of a rising yen on its businesses did not stop the currency from rising against the dollar again Wednesday.
John Noonan, Senior FX Analyst at Thomson Reuters is expecting further yen intervention if the JPY falls below the 76 level.
Contributor Andy Busch looks at the economic situation in Europe and discusses what to buy and sell, with CNBC's Melissa Lee and the Money In Motion traders.