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  • 'Hard Sell' for Europe to Get China or Brazil Help Tuesday, 15 Nov 2011 | 11:45 AM ET
    'Hard Sell' for Europe to Get China or Brazil Help

    "I think it's a pretty hard sell for Europeans to go to China or Brazil or Singapore or wherever and say, 'Hey guys, we've got this fantastic idea with you putting some of your money into a bailout fund that we're not prepared to put our money into," former EU Commissioner and Chairman of the BBC Trust Lord Patten told CNBC.

  • Merkel's Leadership 'Like Captain of Titanic': Analyst Tuesday, 15 Nov 2011 | 5:34 AM ET
    German Chancellor Angela Merkel

    The only real solution to the crisis currently dragging down the euro zone is the scrapping of the single currency, according to John Wadle, head of regional banks research at Mirae Asset.

  • Should Investors Still Worry About Europe? Monday, 14 Nov 2011 | 4:11 PM ET
    Should Investors Still Worry About Europe?

    Investors can't seem to shrug off the situation in Europe, as markets start the week on a down note, with Rod Smyth, Riverfront Investment Group, and Kevin Caron, Stifel Nicolaus.

  • Euro Slips, Risk Appetite Wanes Monday, 14 Nov 2011 | 8:00 AM ET
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    Italy manages a bond sale, and the Swiss are scolding - it's time for your FX Fix.

  • E.U. Flags

    The changing of the guard at the top of Italy and Greece provided a small boost to markets Monday morning, but the new leaders have a long way to go to restore market confidence, investors warned Monday.

  • Don't Blame Capitalism - Blame Selfish Prats Monday, 14 Nov 2011 | 12:44 AM ET
    Student demonstrators carry banners as they march against cuts in tuition funding in London on November 9, 2011. Thousands of students headed to London on November 9 to march against cuts to higher education funding, as a huge police operation sought to head off any repeat of violent protests one year ago.  AFP PHOTO / BEN STANSALL (Photo credit should read BEN STANSALL/AFP/Getty Images)

    If we’re not to blame capitalism for the current wave of dissatisfaction, who are we to blame? Selfish prats. They can be found across the political spectrum and in all socio-economic groups. They make poor decisions and screw stuff up for everyone else.

  • Even as Governments Act, Time Runs Short for Euro Sunday, 13 Nov 2011 | 1:09 PM ET
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    The window of opportunity to save the euro is rapidly closing, as the sovereign debt crisis erodes the solvency of Europe’s banks and drives up borrowing rates for even once rock-solid countries like France.

  • Markets Higher on Europe Optimism Friday, 11 Nov 2011 | 4:11 PM ET
    Markets Higher on Europe Optimism

    Markets moved higher Friday on renewed optimism that Europe would be able to handle its debt crisis, with Bill Greiner, Scout Investments, and Rob Morgan, Fulcrum Securities.

  • Is Europe on the Right Track? Friday, 11 Nov 2011 | 1:00 PM ET
    Is Europe on the Right Track?

    Global markets are rallying today as Papdemos is sworn in as Greek's new prime minister and austerity measures pass in the Italian Senate, with CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera.

  • Italy Dominates Market Mood Ahead of Weekend Thursday, 10 Nov 2011 | 7:49 PM ET
    Statue and Italian Flag in front of Vittorio Emanuele monument.

    Political change in Italy will hold market attention Friday in what could be an otherwise quiet day, with the U.S. bond market closed for Veteran’s Day.

  • Italy Could Keep Shaking Things Up Wednesday, 9 Nov 2011 | 10:24 PM ET
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    The swirl around Italy's debt woes is likely to dominate markets Thursday, after the rapid rise in Italian borrowing costs sent risk assets cascading around the globe Wednesday.

  • Piazza Venezia, Rome, Italy

    Fears that Italy, the world's third-largest debtor nation, cannot afford its obligations shook world markets, sending investors into the relative safety of the U.S. dollar and Treasurys.

  • Piazza Venezia, Rome, Italy

    Fears that Italy, the world's third largest debtor nation, cannot afford its obligations shook world markets, sending investors into the relative safety of the U.S. dollar and Treasurys.

  • Political Consequences of Euro Crisis Are Spreading Wednesday, 9 Nov 2011 | 10:05 AM ET
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    The euro zone debt crisis could claim more political scalps across the euro zone, according to analysts.

  • 100% Chance of Crisis, Worse Than 2008: Jim Rogers Wednesday, 9 Nov 2011 | 4:26 AM ET
    Jim Rogers

    The world is definitely going to face another financial crisis stemming from problems in Europe, Jim Rogers said Wednesday.

  • Former U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Paul Volcker

    The scale of Europe’s debt problems has forced its central bank to go beyond its traditional role in order to limit the cascading effect of the crisis, the former Chairman of the U.S. Federal Reserve Paul Volcker, told CNBC on Tuesday.

  • Concern Over Rome Roils Gold Market Monday, 7 Nov 2011 | 2:11 PM ET
    Gold Bars

    Gold surged to over $1790 an ounce touching a six-week high on Monday as investors continued to pile into the traditional safe haven on an intensifying European crisis that has brought Italy's debt woes into the forefront.

  • G20 to Hold Yet More Euro Zone Crisis Talks Monday, 7 Nov 2011 | 1:52 AM ET
    President of the European Commission Jose Manuel Barroso chats with U.S. President Barack Obama as (from L to R) Russian President Dmitry Medvedev, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, French President Nicolas Sarkozy and Japanese Prime Minister Naoto Kan follow behind as the leaders emerge from lunch on their way to the first plenary session at the G8 Summit on May 26, 2011 in Deauville, France. France is hosting the G8 Summit, which focuses on issues including African development, the Arab Spring

    The Group of 20 is seeking to meet again, possibly before Christmas, with the aim of resurrecting a deal to provide an international firewall around Greece, G20 sources have told the Financial Times, saying negotiators at the Cannes summit had been close to an agreement.

  • No Cannes Do for G20 Leaders Monday, 7 Nov 2011 | 12:35 AM ET
    German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Nicolas Sarkozy

    Those looking for firm action in the final G20 communique would have had a hard time finding much to get their teeth into.

  • Europe Fails to Get Help From G20 Leaders Friday, 4 Nov 2011 | 6:24 PM ET
    International Monetary Fund Director Christine Lagarde

    Europe failed to get the leaders of the world's wealthiest economies to help out with its debt troubles, but everyone left a G20 summit Friday relieved that at least they forced the Greek prime minister not to hold the world hostage with a bailout vote.