Currency

Bet on the Yen Finding Its Zen

The decline in the yen has relented, and the yen more recently has struck a neutral-to-mildly bullish posture. Spreads on FXY look appealing. More 

Forget About Stocks, Buck Up with UUP

If and when quantitative easing ends, that's bullish for the dollar. Here's how you can take a ride on short-term gains in a volatile market. More 

Not Much New Info From FOMC

Bernanke held his ground on Wednesday, stocks overreacted as usual -- and emerging market currencies struggled too. This is a possible sign that those markets are not too keen on tapering. More 

Beware Currency Risk … But Don’t Be Frightened Off By It

Somehow, many people assumed that quantitative easing in the U.S. would mean a one-way street lower for the greenback. More 

Avoid Position Sizing Pitfalls in Short- and Long-Term Trades

Unfortunately for traders, there is no one-size-fits-all when it comes to forex lot sizes. Here are two case studies showing just why that is. More 

Emerging-Market Debt: As Vulnerable as Ever

Emerging-market bonds have matured as an asset class in the past decade, but once investors start worrying about risk, emerging debt is as vulnerable as ever. More 

The REAL Threat to the Markets This Summer

Can U.S. stocks hold up if China's economy is as weak as some market segments are indicating? Don't bet on it. More