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  • Emerging Markets to Drive Global Economy: King Thursday, 7 Jul 2011 | 4:58 AM ET
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    Despite a manufacturing slowdown in Russia, China and Brazil, emerging markets will be key to the recovery of the global economy, Stephen King, chief economist at HSBC told CNBC.

  • Europe Should Learn From Uruguay: Bill Rhodes Thursday, 7 Jul 2011 | 4:50 AM ET
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    European policymakers grappling with problems in Greece, Portugal, Ireland and Spain should follow the path set by the Uruguayan government a decade ago, dealmaker William Rhodes told CNBC Thursday.

  • ECB to Shrug Off Periphery Concerns, Raise Rates Thursday, 7 Jul 2011 | 1:50 AM ET
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    The European Central Bank is expected to raise rates by 25 basis points on Thursday, as indicated in its June press conference, despite ongoing concerns over the euro zone's periphery.

  • Difficult Days May Lie Ahead for the Euro: Edward Hugh Thursday, 7 Jul 2011 | 12:46 AM ET
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    While the Greek sovereign default saga steadily trundles along its course, contagion is not the only problem European policymakers are going to have to struggle with. The Euro Area recovery is slowing, and fast, writes Edward Hugh, independent economist.

  • 'Euro to Get Worse,' Says Gartman Wednesday, 6 Jul 2011 | 5:15 PM ET
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    Dennis Gartman, the Gartman Letter, explains why the euro will hit new lows.

  • A Northern Currency that's Ready to Light Up Wednesday, 6 Jul 2011 | 3:36 PM ET
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    The Canadian dollar is poised to beat very low expectations, unlike one major currency we could name.

  • Rating Agencies Are the Least of Europe’s Problems Wednesday, 6 Jul 2011 | 10:25 AM ET
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    One might argue that Greece technically defaulted when it could no longer borrow money from the capital markets to meet its obligations. Much like optimistic children who faithfully believe new sneakers make them run faster, the European Central Bank has engaged in fiscal gimmicks to delay the inevitable.

  • Dollar Lifts, Euro Has the Blues Wednesday, 6 Jul 2011 | 8:48 AM ET
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    Higher rates in China, lower ratings in Portugal - time for your daily FX Fix.

  • DSK 'Seducer' Not Rapist: Biographer Wednesday, 6 Jul 2011 | 7:09 AM ET
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    The official biographer of Dominique Strauss-Kahn believes he is a "French lover" rather than a rapist.

  • In Europe, an 'Argentinean Re-Run': Fund Manager Wednesday, 6 Jul 2011 | 3:19 AM ET
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    The situation facing European countries like Greece and Portugal is directly comparable to the economic crisis which hit Latin America in the late 1990s, Andy Brough, co-head of Schroders’ Pan European Small and Mid Cap team, told CNBC Wednesday.

  • Moment of Truth for the Euro Zone Wednesday, 6 Jul 2011 | 2:15 AM ET
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    The biggest question in any debt crisis is whether a credible path back to solvency can be found. For Greece, this now seems very unlikely, the Financial Times reports.

  • How to Trade the European Central Bank Meeting Tuesday, 5 Jul 2011 | 9:47 AM ET
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    Almost everyone expects the European Central Bank to raise rates this week, but you can still trade on it. Here's how.

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    Evangelos Venizelos, who was brought in as Finance Minister of Greece two weeks ago, said Greece's part in the euro zone was "not reversible" in a first on CNBC interview Tuesday.

  • China's Banks Warned, British Pound Slapped Tuesday, 5 Jul 2011 | 7:46 AM ET
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    China's banks are unexpectedly fragile and the Royal Bank of Australia is a dove - it's time for your VEX Fix.

  • Euro Zone Status Quo 'Untenable': Economist Tuesday, 5 Jul 2011 | 5:17 AM ET

    The current situation in the euro zone is "untenable" and policymakers will have to either pursue greater European economic integration or see countries exit the euro, George Magnus, Senior Economic Advisor, UBS told CNBC Tuesday.

  • Euros & Downward Graph

    Growth in the euro zone's dominant service sector slowed for a third straight month in June, and by more than an initial estimate, with sluggish new orders dimming the outlook, a survey showed on Tuesday.

  • ECB Will Continue to Accept Greek Debt Tuesday, 5 Jul 2011 | 12:36 AM ET
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    The European Central Bank will continue to accept Greek debt as collateral for loans unless all the major credit rating agencies it uses declare it to be in default, said a senior finance official to the Financial Times.

  • Europe's High-Yield Investment Opportunities Monday, 4 Jul 2011 | 11:49 PM ET
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    "Risk on" and "risk off" continue to be debated and the weakness of the global economy is weighing on investors, but European high yield corporate bonds are enjoying something of a rally.

  • European Q2 Earnings Driven Down By Euro: Analysts Monday, 4 Jul 2011 | 9:48 AM ET
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    European companies' earnings for the second quarter of the year will be driven down by the high euro and Swiss franc and rising commodity prices, according to analysts at Deutsche Bank.

  • Europe Must 'Acknowledge' Greek Default: Economist Monday, 4 Jul 2011 | 4:44 AM ET

    A Greek default is coming and the European authorities trying to avoid it will have to face up to it eventually, a leading economist told CNBC Monday.