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Central Banks Join the Gold-Buying Binge

But for central banks to get back to their 1980s' average would require a 15-fold increase in gold's value, and private buyers are far more voracious. More 

Brazil: Currency Is Key for Vale

Dealing with exchange rates is one of the things that makes trading in foreign stocks both exciting and complex. Last year Brazil led the way in complexity — and now the excitement may have a chance to catch up. It’s best to think of any non-dollar investment as a two-for-one trade. In theory, buying into... More 

Futures Offer a Fast and Liquid Market

A primer on futures options with a focus on the CBOE S&P 500 Index Options (CBOE: SPX) and the SPDR S&P 500 ETF (NYSE: SPY). More 

2 Options for the Euro’s Fall and the Dollar’s Rise

Here’s a way to create your own leveraged currency pair using two worldly ETFs. More 

Turn the Euro Decline into a Profit Opportunity

The euro just hit a two-month low against the dollar as its debt crisis deepens. More 

Currency Investing: Not Everyone Can Come Out a Winner

A look at three underachieving foreign exchange ETFs/ETNs. More 

Why the SNB Move Should Scare You

The Swiss National Bank’s bold currency intervention shines light on troubling global debt issues. More