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    The lender is bracing for a settlement with regulators over Libor manipulation that could cost it £200-£300 million – on a par with the landmark £290 million fine imposed on Barclays in June. The Financial Times reports.

  • Last Call: Sneak Peak at the Goldman 'Muppet' Book Monday, 15 Oct 2012 | 11:16 PM ET
    Last Call: Sneak Peak at the Goldman 'Muppet' Book

    Apple hires an exec from Amazon, Yahoo hires an exec from Google, two new drugs cited in meningitis outbreak, Les Moonves extends his stay at CBS, an early review of the first chapter from a book by a disgruntled Goldman Sachs employee is not kind.

  • Time to Let Greece Go? Monday, 15 Oct 2012 | 8:45 PM ET
    Time to Let Greece Go?

    Jacques Cailloux, Chief European Economist, Nomura says that the EU is not ready to manage a Greece exit yet.

  • Spain May Pay Price for Delaying Aid Request Monday, 15 Oct 2012 | 3:50 PM ET
    Spain May Pay Price for Delaying Aid Request

    Spanish Prime Minister  Mariano Rajoy has deferred seeking help from a financial assistance program that Europe has tailored to Spain’s needs. But many are increasingly worried about the costs of further delay.

  • How to Trade the Pain in Spain Monday, 15 Oct 2012 | 3:17 PM ET
    Jobseekers wait to enter an employment center after opening in Madrid, Spain.

    Spain is taking its time asking for a bailout, and this strategist has a way to trade the stalling.

  • Netflix Expands Into Scandinavia Monday, 15 Oct 2012 | 2:55 PM ET
    Netflix Expands Into Scandinavia

    Netflix is launching its streaming-only service in Sweden, as it pushes international growth and looks to move past the debacle when it split its DVD and streaming services in the U.S. last year.

  • Shares Close Higher on Chinese Data, Spain Monday, 15 Oct 2012 | 11:50 AM ET

    European shares closed higher on Monday after strong macroeconomic data out of China, upbeat comments about Greece's future in the euro zone, and hopes that Spain is edging closer to requesting a bailout.

  • Mark Mobius, executive chairman of Templeton Asset Management's Emerging Markets Group

    Investors should not be spooked by recent events in the South African mining industry as the market offers a number of strong investment opportunities, Mark Mobius, Executive Chairman at Templeton Emerging Markets Group told CNBC Monday.

  • China No Longer Main Concern for Asia Investors: Pro Monday, 15 Oct 2012 | 8:11 AM ET
    Ticker board in Shanghai Stock Exchange, People's Republic of China.

    China’s economic data is no longer the main driver for financial markets in the Asian region as global economic events take precedence over regional concerns, Chris Tinker, Equity Strategist at Libra Investment told CNBC.

  • Euro Treads Water, China Outperforms Monday, 15 Oct 2012 | 8:09 AM ET
    Aussie Jumps, Euro Lifts, Korea Cuts

    Euro awaits a move by Spain and China fools the forecasters - it's time for your FX Fix.

  • High-Speed Trading No Longer Hurtling Forward Monday, 15 Oct 2012 | 7:20 AM ET
    Market Disappoints Greatest Number of Investors—Again

    High-frequency trading firms — the lightning-quick, computerized companies that have risen in the last decade to dominate the nation’s stock market — are now struggling to hold onto their gains. The NYT reports.

  • Global Markets: European Shares Higher on Chinese Export Data

    CNBC's Kelly Evans reports on all the market moving events from Europe, including news Spain may be edging closer to seeking a bailout.

  • Reality Forces EU to Soften Stance on Greece Monday, 15 Oct 2012 | 3:24 AM ET
    Reality Forces EU to Soften Stance on Greece

    Germany and the IMF appeared to soften their stance on the Greek debt crisis over the weekend ahead of an EU Summit which could decide whether the debt ridden euro member is given a new tranche of international aid.

  • Austerity Upon Austerity Doesn't Work: Lagarde Monday, 15 Oct 2012 | 2:23 AM ET
    Christine Lagarde, IMF Managing Director

    "The key is to get Greece back on track, if we put upon them obligations that they simply cannot deliver on, because it's just too hard and too much -- the program is not going to be credible," IMF's managing director, Christine Lagarde told CNBC's Maria Bartiromo.  

  • In Spain’s Housing Bust, Sell-Off Brings Bargains Monday, 15 Oct 2012 | 2:01 AM ET
    Costa del Sol region in Spain.

    Banks, which have been sitting on a pile of real estate assets or listing them at only slight discounts, are beginning to slash prices, eager to get out of the business of being landlords, the NYT reports.

  • US Woman Takes on Banks Over Libor Monday, 15 Oct 2012 | 2:00 AM ET
    Bank Earnings—What to Watch: Analyst

    A pensioner whose home was repossessed is taking on some of the world’s leading banks in the first known class-action lawsuit claiming that alleged Libor manipulation made mortgage repayments for thousands of Americans more expensive than they should have been. The FT reports.

  • GLG Trio Sit on $220 Million Man Loss Monday, 15 Oct 2012 | 1:34 AM ET
    GLG Trio Sit on $220 Million Man Loss

    Three principals of hedge fund GLG Partners are sitting on a $220m paper loss two years on from their firm’s acquisition by Man Group in the industry’s biggest merger.

  • Swiss Prepare Army for Euro Zone Fallout Monday, 15 Oct 2012 | 1:28 AM ET
    Swiss Prepare Army for Euro Zone Fallout

    With anti-austerity protests across Europe resulting in civil unrest, Switzerland is taking unusual precautions to prepare its army for a refugee crisis or the possibility of protests at home created by a financial crisis.

  • IMF's Lagarde on Greece's Plan Monday, 15 Oct 2012 | 12:00 AM ET
    IMF's Lagarde on Greece's Plan

    Christine Lagarde, IMF managing director, says she would rather have a difficult, yet a credible program for Greece.

  • Euro Zone Should Devalue Its Currency: Pro Sunday, 14 Oct 2012 | 9:17 PM ET
    Euro Zone Should Devalue Its Currency: Pro

    Jim Walker, Founder and CEO, Asianomics says devaluing the euro will lead to short term pain but will eventually result in growth in the euro zone economy.

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