How 14 of the world's largest currencies fared against the dollar in 2011.
A 5.8-magnitude earthquake, followed by several strong aftershocks, hit Christchurch, New Zealand, on Friday, just 10 months after almost 200 people died from a major quake in the city.
Oil prices have dropped, and currencies in Japan, China, and Singapore will be affected.
Silver prices are climbing fast and gold is soaring above $1400 an ounce. Is it time to stock up on bullion?
Investors worry that G20 limits on bankers' pay would hurt financial stocks.