Dec 26, 2011 An increase in extreme weather in 2011 has lead to one of the most expensive years for insurance claims. It's also turning out to be a record year for sheep rustlers on the lamb in the English countryside, where a record number of sheep have gone missing this year. Plus, China and Japan make a currency deal, Detroit girds for possible state takeover, and more top headlines from around the globe on this day after Christmas.
Dec 14, 2011 The U.S. dollar hits an 11 month high against the euro as questions remain about the ability to solve the debt crisis in Europe.
Dec 14, 2011 The euro has fallen to its weakest point against the dollar in almost a year. This helps American travelers to Europe -- but only if they can afford a vacation.
Nov 18, 2011 Author Jim Rickards discusses how currency wars affect everyday Americans and why intentionally lowering the value of currencies doesn't work.
Nov 18, 2011 I have some money that I would like to place in a certificate of deposit to improve my return. Most of the U.S. banks I've looked at are offering 1.00% or less. However, some international banks -- most notably, Indian banks -- are offering around 9.00%. Is there a reason not to invest my money in an overseas institution when the payback looks so much better? Mark, Portland, OR
Nov 3, 2011 If you happened to keep an eye on the currency markets, you may have noticed that it's been a banner week for China's renminbi. The Chinese...
Mar 18, 2011 Here are the latest headlines from the Marketplace Morning Report and around the web. ...
Jan 20, 2011 China announced a 10.3 percent GDP growth in December today. That's three times faster than GDP growth in the U.S., leading economists to believe...
Nov 3, 2011 Is Europe on the verge of throwing out it its single currency? You hear whispers of that, in the face of strains on the continent's monetary uni...