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  • Euro Area Economic Situation Worsens: Ifo Wednesday, 8 May 2013 | 5:00 AM ET

    The economic situation in the euro area worsened in the second quarter, according to an advance reading by the Ifo World Economic Survey (WES), though expectations for the next six months have brightened.

  • Mourinho Is Favourite to Join Man U: Pro Wednesday, 8 May 2013 | 5:00 AM ET
    Mourinho Is Favourite to Join Man U: Pro

    Alex Donohue, PR officer at Ladbrokes, says Jose Mourinho is seen as the best bet to replace Alex Ferguson at Manchester United

  • Is Monetary Policy Creating a Bubble? Wednesday, 8 May 2013 | 5:00 AM ET
    Is Monetary Policy Creating a Bubble?

    Scott Evans, head of equity salesat Espirito Santo Investment Bank, says the current monetary policy is creating a bubble and expects the European equity rally to be short-lived as longer term structural issues remain.

  • Cyprus Ignored Bailout and Bank Warnings: EU's Rehn Wednesday, 8 May 2013 | 4:48 AM ET
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    Cyprus was warned about its "excessive economic imbalances" and was told that financial assistance was "unavoidable" months before it requested aid, the vice president of the European Commission said on Wednesday.

  • How to Fix European North-South Divide Wednesday, 8 May 2013 | 4:45 AM ET
    How to Fix European North-South Divide

    Elena Panaritis, CEO and founder of T4Action, discusses how to fix the European North-South economic divide and says burden sharing should be conditional on structural reforms.

  • Youth Unemployment Could 'Scar' Entire Generation: ILO Wednesday, 8 May 2013 | 3:14 AM ET
    The underemployed: More than 17 percent of the U.S. employed are part of the part-time economy.

    The long-term impact of rising unemployment among the young could be felt for decades, according to the International Labor Organization, which estimates that 73.4 million young people will be out of work in 2013.

  • Henkel CEO: Europe and Japan Remain Weak Wednesday, 8 May 2013 | 2:05 AM ET
    Henkel CEO: Europe and Japan Remain Weak

    Kasper Rorsted, CEO of Henkel, tells CNBC that it is a very challenging environment with Asia, Middle East and Latin America being the strong points.

  • Hard to Find Evidence of Global Growth: Pro Wednesday, 8 May 2013 | 2:00 AM ET
    Hard to Find Evidence of Global Growth: Pro

    Jacques Cailloux, chief European economist at Nomura, tells CNBC that Europe is not stabilizing and things are getting worse from an economic standpoint.

  • 'Herd Behavior' Makes BoE Action a Closer Call Wednesday, 8 May 2013 | 1:21 AM ET
    The Bank of England

    After a string of better-than-expected economic data for the U.K., many are expecting the bank of Bank of England to keep stimulus measures unchanged at its policy meeting this week.

  • No More QE From Bank of England? Wednesday, 8 May 2013 | 12:47 AM ET
    No More QE From BoE?

    George Buckley, Chief UK Economist at Deutsche Bank thinks the Bank of England does not need to implement any more quantitative easing. Nicholas Ferres, Investment Director, Global Asset Allocation of Eastspring Investments joins in the conversation.

  • Asia Confidence Robust : YPO Global Pulse Index Tuesday, 7 May 2013 | 7:40 PM ET
    Asia Confidence Robust, Buoyed By Japan - YPO Global Pulse Index

    Raymond Tong, GM of Corporate Development at China Resources Enterprise shares the results of YPO's latest Global Pulse Confidence Index. The survey finds Japan's confidence level at its highest while optimism in China has tempered slightly.

  • European Markets Extend Gains Tuesday, 7 May 2013 | 11:31 AM ET
    European Markets Extend Gains

    CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports on what moved European markets on Tuesday, as the German DAX hit a record all-time high.

  • European Market Closes Higher Tuesday, 7 May 2013 | 11:30 AM ET
    European Market Closes Higher

    European shares closed higher following some better-than-expected earnings reports, and upbeat manufacturing data from German.

  • Why Germany Agreed to the Banking Union Tuesday, 7 May 2013 | 11:15 AM ET
    Why Germany Agreed to the Banking Union

    Simon Maughan, financials sector strategist at Olivetree Financial Group, discusses Germany's sudden U-turn on a banking union and what it means for Europe.

  • What to Learn From Portugal's Auction Tuesday, 7 May 2013 | 11:00 AM ET
    What to Learn From Portugal's Auction

    Didier Saint Georges, a member of the investment committee at Carmignac Gestion, says the environment for European bond investors remains supportive, following the successful Portuguese 10-year bond auction.

  • Why Europe Needs Greater 'Solidarity' Tuesday, 7 May 2013 | 11:00 AM ET
    Why Europe Needs Greater 'Solidarity'

    Laszlo Andor, commissioner for employment, social affairs and inclusion at the European Commission, calls for greater solidarity within the euro zone.

  • Half of All Employees Think Corruption Is OK: Report Tuesday, 7 May 2013 | 10:20 AM ET

    Nearly half of all workers across Europe, the Middle East, Africa and India think bribery and corruption are acceptable ways to survive an economic downturn, according to a report published by Ernst & Young on Tuesday.

  • Companies Cooking the Books, Ernst & Young Says Tuesday, 7 May 2013 | 8:54 AM ET

    Hard-pressed company bosses across much of the world are under so much pressure to deliver on growth that many have resorted to cooking the books, Ernst & Young says in its latest Fraud Survey.

  • Why 'Merkelvellianism' Could Backfire for Angela Tuesday, 7 May 2013 | 8:53 AM ET
    German Chancellor Angela Merkel, speaks in front of a flag of the European Union

    Angela Merkel's euro zone strategy may be backfiring, as calls grow for a more radical approach.

  • Germany Backtracks on Euro Zone Banking Union Tuesday, 7 May 2013 | 8:03 AM ET
    German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble (AP Photo/Michael Sohn, Pool)

    Germany could be dropping its opposition to a Europe-wide banking union, with the country's finance minister saying it was a "priority."

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