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  • Cashin's Market Wisdom

    Arthur Cashin, UBS Financial Services, reflects on his time at Paine Webber, as it celebrates its listing 40 years ago.

  • Chinese yuan coins on China's flag

    China needs to allow the value of its currency to appreciate but its financial regulators should do so at a pace that will not hurt its economy, according to Pascal Lamy, Director-General of World Trade Organization.

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    Greece's bailout gets a green light and the dollar gets a lift - it's time for your FX Fix.

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    The yuan slips and Myanmar gets ready to float - it's time for your FX Fix.

  • China Trade Data Point to Strong Domestic Demand

    Despite recording the largest monthly trade deficit in two decades, Uwe Parpart, MD & head of research at Reorient Financial Markets says the pick up in China's imports reflects strength in its domestic economy.

  • China Trade Data an Indicator of Bad Economic Health?

    Francis Lun, Managing Director, Lyncean Holdings, is bearish on the Chinese economy and says the trade data shows a continued shrinking of the manufacturing sector. However, Dariusz Kowalczyk, Chief Investment Strategist, Credit Agricole, thinks China's growth is still strong, supported by rising domestic demand.

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    The yen's slide stops and all eyes are on the European Central Bank - it's time for your FX Fix.

  • Chinese shipping containers

    Friday, the Commerce Department is expected to report the deficit on international trade in goods and services was $47.8 billion in December, unchanged from November.

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    A new employment report is on the way, and this strategist sees a trading opportunity.

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    The yen was a star in 2011, but this strategist thinks the party is over.

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    New GDP data will be released on Friday, and this strategist has a trading plan.

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    British trade data disappoints and Fitch offers tough love for the euro - it's time for your FX Fix.

  • What's Next?

    “Part of the problem is people think we’re not back to where we were before the crisis," says one economist. "I think we’re working through this. There’s no pushing us off the recovery track.”

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    The euro zone agreement underwhelms and the Australian trade surplus slips — it's time for your FX Fix.

  • October Trade Balance Deficit

    CNBC's Rick Santelli has the details on October trade, which came in at $43.5 billion.

  • A worker operates machines for making yarn at a textile factory in Huaibei, east China's Anhui province.

    The U.S. economy may still be struggling to recover from a recession that began three years ago, but there is a silver lining. According to business consulting firm AlixPartners, a weak dollar and rising wages in China have helped U.S. manufacturers close the competitiveness gap with their Chinese counterparts for the first time since 2007.

  • Jin Mao Tower and the Shanghai World Financial Center, in Shanghai.

    As global growth worries are coming to a head, China's policymakers are increasingly facing a tough choice: whether to get serious about ending their long-reliance on exports to power gross domestic product (GDP).

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    The industry is  at a unique point in history, where  economic growth overseas, high energy costs, demand for commodities  and better recovery technologies have converged to swell revenue.

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    Italy sends the euro tumbling, and Britain needs more exports, please - it's time for your FX Fix.

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    Beijing is likely to face international pressure to allow its currency to appreciate faster as national trade with other countries remains robust. The FT reports.