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  • Euros & Downward Graph

    A potential change of government in France and the Netherlands is raising concerns that Europe may backtrack on the fiscal consolidation needed to deal with the region's debt crisis, but David Lipton, IMF's first deputy managing director told CNBC he's not that concerned, and said the organization won't lend money until it is sure governments are dedicated to policy changes.

  • Analyst: Netherlands Could Loose AAA Rating

    John Noonan, Senior FX Analyst, Thomson Reuters says that the breakdown of Dutch budget talks is surprising and that the country could see snap elections soon.

  • Beijing, China

    A positive manufacturing report in China should lift the Australian dollar, this strategist says.

  • Rhodes CEO on France, IMF & China

    Discussing the IMF pledge, how the French elections could impact the U.S. economy and whether China will have a soft landing, with William Rhodes, William R. Rhodes Global Advisors CEO & president.

  • Latin America

    Argentina’s move to seize the local energy assets from Spanish oil and gas giant Repsol has spurred condemnation from the European Union's parliament and has led to worries about more anti-free market policies in Latin America.

  • China Costs = More U.S. Jobs?

    The Squawk on the Street team discusses comments made by Charles Bunch, PPG Industries chairman & CEO. He told Jim Cramer that rising costs in China could mean more jobs in the U.S.

  • Why CIC Is Ready to Invest in Europe

    Jin Liqun, Chairman of Board of Supervisors of CIC tells Managing Asia's Christine Tan why he has turned more positive about investing in Europe

  • Frontage of MGM Grand in Macau, China

    MGM Resorts International is in far better shape than it was four years ago and should be able to weather another economic storm should there be a repeat of the 2008 financial crisis, says CEO Jim Murren.

  • Spain

    A rush of corporate earnings news should help steer stocks Thursday, but Europe’s sovereign debt crisis could come back into play, depending on the outcome of Spanish bond auctions.

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    Spanish stocks slip and the euro takes a hit - it's time for your FX Fix.

  • Is the U.S. Recovery Wavering?

    Jim O'Neill, Goldman Sachs Asset Management chairman, explains his slightly bearish outlook on the U.S recovery, and weighs in on important developments in China and the euro zone's "lack of growth" crisis.

  • Chinese yuan coins on China's flag

    The one step closer I refer to is the announcement from the People’s Bank of China this weekend that it was widening the trading range in which the yuan could fluctuate against the US dollar, from 0.5 percent to 1 percent.

  • Service bell at hotel reception

    China’s slowing economy isn’t deterring CEOs of the world’s biggest international hotel chains, who describe the Chinese market as the “most important in the world” and are keeping their aggressive expansion plans for the country in tact.

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    Despite the recent stock pullback, corporate earnings are expected to continue giving the market some short-term momentum.

  • Australian Flag

    The Australian and New Zealand dollars often move in tandem, but these strategists have picked a favorite.

  • Stocks Surging on Strong Earnings

    Carmine Grigoli, Mizuho Securities chief investment strategist and Burt White, LPL Financial chief investment officer, discuss the best ways to play the current markets.

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    Spain's debt sells and British inflation is stubborn - it's time for your FX Fix.

  • A lone Chinese investor talks on the phone as he monitors his stock prices at a security firm in Hefei, east China's Anhui province.

    An expected strengthening of the U.S. dollar in the second quarter could mean a more "challenging environment" for emerging market stocks but China and Korean markets should outperform, says a senior strategist.

  • China's move to widen the yuan's trading ban may help the Australian dollar - but not right now.

  • Apple

    Earnings news from the likes of Coca-Cola, Goldman Sachs and J&J should help guide stocks Tuesday, but traders will most intently be watching the trading activity in Apple.