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  • Merkel's Family- Friendly Call Has Foes Crying Foul Tuesday, 12 Mar 2013 | 1:34 PM ET
    German Chancellor Angela Merkel

    Chancellor Angela Merkel urged German employers to help get more women back to work after they become mothers in a country that needs to boost its workforce.

  • Hot to Mitigate Risk? Tuesday, 12 Mar 2013 | 1:30 PM ET
    Hot to Mitigate Risk?

    How immune is the U.S. market to the continuing crisis in Europe? Ewen Cameron Watt of BlackRock, provides perspective on the global markets, and on what's guiding BlackRock's stock.

  • Are Stocks Still Cheap? Tuesday, 12 Mar 2013 | 12:41 PM ET
    Are Stocks Still Cheap?

    Dissecting today's market action in the European markets, with CNBC's Simon Hobbs; and weighing in on activists role in the markets and whether stocks are still cheap is Aswath Damodaran, NYU Professor.

  • Central Banks Alone Can't Fix Europe: German Banker Tuesday, 12 Mar 2013 | 8:51 AM ET
    Jens Weidmann

    Politicians must act to combat Europe's financial crisis because central banks can't do it alone, Jens Weidmann, the president of the Bundesbank, said Tuesday.

  • Only Politics Can Solve the Crisis: ECB's Weidmann Tuesday, 12 Mar 2013 | 8:30 AM ET
     Only Politics Can Solve the Crisis: ECB's Weidmann

    Jens Weidmann, president of the Bundesbank and a member of the ECB's governing council, says only politics, not the European Central Bank, can solve the euro zone crisis.

  • For Greece, This Is 'Deeply Offensive' Tuesday, 12 Mar 2013 | 7:49 AM ET

    Reclassifying Greece as an emerging market economy is "deeply offensive," according to one analyst.

  • ECB, Global Recovery Behind Markets' Mercy on Italy Tuesday, 12 Mar 2013 | 7:27 AM ET

    Italy's election produced the hung parliament investors said was the worst possible outcome. So why do markets seem largely unconcerned?

  • Global Markets Update: European Shares Flat Tuesday, 12 Mar 2013 | 6:11 AM ET
    Global Markets Update: European Shares Flat

    CNBC's Kelly Evans reports European markets opened flat on Tuesday, ahead of bond auctions from both Spain and Italy.

  • US 'Political Dysfunction' Major Concern for Investors Tuesday, 12 Mar 2013 | 5:45 AM ET
    US 'Political Dysfunction' Major Concern for Investors

    Tom Buerkle, international editor at Institutional Investor, explains why Norway tops their Country Credit Rating table, while the U.S. has its lowest point tally in over three decades.

  • Money Flow Supportive of Equities: Expert Tuesday, 12 Mar 2013 | 5:00 AM ET
    Money Flow Supportive of Equities: Expert

    Gina Sanchez, founder, Chantico Global, explains why she remains positive on U.S. and European stocks despite what she views as a disconnect between fundamentals and market levels.

  • Illinois Settles SEC Charges Over Pensions Tuesday, 12 Mar 2013 | 4:55 AM ET

    Illinois, which has the worst-funded state pension system in the United States, has agreed to settle charges alleging it repeatedly misled municipal bond investors about the underfunding of its pensions.

  • Central Bank 'Crackpot Ideas' Splitting Society: Pro Tuesday, 12 Mar 2013 | 4:54 AM ET
    Federal Reserve Building, Washington, D.C.

    Loose monetary policy by central banks around the world has made us sick, according to Societe Generale's former strategist Dylan Grice, who says that cheap money has caused divisions in society and in some cases could even add to the risk of war.

  • The Window of Opportunity is Closing: Pro Tuesday, 12 Mar 2013 | 4:00 AM ET
    The Window of Opportunity is Closing: Pro

    Willem de Vijlder, CIO of strategy at BNP Paribas Investment Partners, explains why you should invest in real assets in a diversified way.

  • European Markets Open Flat Tuesday, 12 Mar 2013 | 4:00 AM ET
    European Markets Open Flat

    Karen Cho takes you through the European market open where stocks have come in lower.

  • Miliband: Change Course on Austerity Tuesday, 12 Mar 2013 | 3:34 AM ET
    Labour Leader Ed Miliband

    The U.K. government has failed to deliver on its promise to significantly improve the economy and kick start growth, leader of the opposition Labour Party told CNBC.

  • Could Europe's Crisis Be Over by End 2013? Tuesday, 12 Mar 2013 | 2:52 AM ET
    A woman holds a banner that reads "rise up" in front of police as they attempt to disperse protesters in front the Greek parliament on March 10, 2013 in Athens.

    The political risks to the euro zone and its currency have receded and if the area stays on the "right track," the region's crisis could be largely over by the end of the year, Holger Schmieding, chief economist at Berenberg Bank, told CNBC.

  • Italy Is the Big Political Risk: Economist Tuesday, 12 Mar 2013 | 2:30 AM ET
    Italy Is the Big Political Risk: Economist

    Holger Schmieding, chief economist at Berenberg, tells CNBC why another election in Italy would be bad news for markets.

  • Reasons to Believe Spain's Recovery Is Not Far Away Tuesday, 12 Mar 2013 | 2:16 AM ET

    Economist and former Finance Minister of Spain Alfredo Pastor makes the case that Spain is finally beginning its recovery.

  • Falklanders Vote Overwhelmingly to Keep British Rule Tuesday, 12 Mar 2013 | 1:31 AM ET
    The Union Jack waves over Stanley, Falklands.

    Residents of the Falkland Islands voted almost unanimously to stay under British rule in a referendum aimed at winning global sympathy as Argentina intensifies its sovereignty claim, results showed on Monday.

  • Another Investigation Into HP's Autonomy Allegations Tuesday, 12 Mar 2013 | 12:38 AM ET
    HP Spectre laptop

    Britain's Serious Fraud Office has joined the U.S. Department of Justice in opening an investigation into Hewlett-Packard's allegations that it was misled when it bought British software maker Autonomy for $11.5 billion.

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