The Swiss franc is up, the euro is off, and everyone's on edge for the jobs report - time for your Freaky Friday FX Fix.
"(Payroll data) is important as in (bond) market moving, it's such a volatile number and indeed prone to significant backward revisions that it is certainly one of the more market sensitive numbers of the month and it's well away from consensus in either direction the (bond) markets will certainly react," John Wraith, Fixed Income Strategist at Bank of America Merrill Lynch Global Research told CNBC Friday.
Stephen Yates, President of DC International Advisory says that tension between China and its Asian neighbours over South China Sea interests calls for closer attention from the United States.
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The Fast Money traders take a look at today's biggest market movers.
Here’s an encouraging sign on the job front: The number of people leaving their jobs because they want to — not because they were laid off or fired — jumped from last year. Finally, it's a quitter's market!
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.
Calls for protectionism make no sense in today's global economy and globalization was not responsible for the economic downturn, despite some claims to the contrary by politicians, Pascal Lamy, Director General of the World Trade Organization told CNBC.
The Fast Money traders take a look at today's biggest market movers, including Lions Gate and Family Dollar.
New jobs data will be reported Friday, and investors are guardedly optimistic. Here's how to trade the glass-half-full mood.
After ten years, memorials are still being built around the country on top of the 700 already in place. Each of them marks a unique healing path for the victim's family, the community and the whole nation.
CNBC's Larry Kudlow and former Vice President Dick Cheney discuss Cheney's new book, "In My Time."
Loss estimates from Hurricane Irene continued to fall and ratings agencies said insurers would have no problem with claims, helping boost insurance industry shares Wednesday.
Nothing tells the story of August like the data. The DJIA is off by 4.7 percent month to date but the losses elsewhere show just what a difficult month it has been.
The private sector created 91,000 jobs last month, a shade below expectations, according to a report from ADP that sets the stage for a likely weak report the government will release Friday.
The Swiss step back and Fed watchers are busy - time for your Wednesday FX Fix.
The Fast Money traders take a look at today's biggest market movers, including Barnes & Noble and Bank of America.
The Fast Money traders discuss whether the rally on Tuesday was real.
"Inflation fears at the start of the year were always something I was skeptical about and which I always thought were overdone," Bob Parker, senior advisor at Credit Suisse, told CNBC. However, he added he was concerned that inflation could become an issue in 2013.