Economic Reports Trade Balance

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    The situation in the euro zone has become so bleak that it is giving rise  to rumors the euro will be tied to the dollar at close to parity, a dramatic fall, which would have severe implications for the US and China. The Financial Times reports.

  • Jobless Claims Fall by 1,000

    Jobless claims edged lower last week, government data showed on Thursday, reports CNBC's Rick Santelli & Steve Liesman.

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    Australia is headed for the “mother of all hard landings,” according to Société Générale strategist Albert Edwards, who says the country’s “credit bubble” could burst if China’s economy suffers a sharp slowdown.

  • Europe's elections cast a long shadow and Iran takes yuan - it's time for your FX Fix.

  • Reasons to Get in the Market

    Discussing the state of the U.S. economy and the catalysts that could drive the equity market higher, with Abby Joseph Cohen, Goldman Sachs.

  • Ahead of Jobs Report & LinkedIn's Earnings

    CNBC's Steve Liesman offers insight on unemployment data and which economic indicator best gauges the health of the U.S. economy. Ken Sena, Evercore Partners analyst, also shares his expectations for LinkedIn ahead of its earnings report this afternoon.

  • Australian Notes - Mixed

    The Australian dollar carry trade, popular among investors to cash in on the interest rate differential between countries, is losing its appeal following the Reserve Bank of Australia’s (RBA) interest rate cut, say forex strategists, who expect further policy easing by the central bank this year.

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    A rate cut dents the Aussie dollar and economic blues hit the buck - it's time for your FX Fix.

  • Why Palladium is a Hot Commodity

    CNBC's Sharon Epperson reports on which metal is outperforming the others.

  • Stocks Surging on Strong Earnings

    Carmine Grigoli, Mizuho Securities chief investment strategist and Burt White, LPL Financial chief investment officer, discuss the best ways to play the current markets.

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    China loosens up and Spanish yields lift - it's time for your FX Fix.

  • CME Traders Protest Block Trades

    Discussing why CME traders are protesting block trades, with David Stein, independent trader; and CNBC's Rick Santelli.

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    Fed officials rattle the dollar and Australians get to work - it's time for your FX Fix.

  • Australian Notes - Mixed

    The Aussie dollar surged on Thursday, rising one percent versus the U.S. dollar on strong jobs data, but one strategist is calling for a sharp correction - forecasting the currency will fall as low as 70 cents against the greenback over the longer-term.

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    The Bank of Japan stays pat and a trade surplus grows in China - it's time for your FX Fix.

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    If you want to know where the yen is headed, go beyond Japan's current account. 

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    Globally central banks are increasingly diversifying their foreign exchange reserves away from the U.S. dollar and the euro, according to latest data from the IMF’s Currency Composition of Foreign Exchange Reserves (COFER), and forex analysts tell CNBC the Australian dollar could be among the main beneficiaries.

  • Natural Gas

    The dollar stands to gain from exports of petroleum products, these strategists say.

  • Cashin's Market Wisdom

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

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    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.