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    At a time where the debate over whether Greece should or shouldn't  leave the euro zone reaches boiling point, shipping could prove critical for Greece's drive for sustainable growth.

  • Lucas Papademos

    Former Greek Prime Minister Lucas Papademos told CNBC  there are no preparations underway in Greece for possibly exiting the euro, but can't "exclude the possibility" that other countries are making arrangements.

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    To alleviate Europe’s debt crisis, Cramer thinks these two measures need to be taken.

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    The odds are rising of a Greek exit from the euro - but what happens next is another question.

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    The Greek drama plays on and the Swiss may go for the gold - it's time for your FX Fix.

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    Christine Lagarde, managing director of the International Monetary Fund, vowed that the organization, which is part-funding Greece’s bailout, will “never leave the table” with its new government.

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    The Greek electorate has already bloodied the nose of its centrist parties, and now the number of undecided voters could help determine whether it remains in the euro zone.

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    Despite efforts at official reassurance, no one really knows the consequences of a Greek exit from the euro zone, or how rapidly big countries like Spain and Italy, and their banks, will feel the effects, The New York Times reports.

  • Obama Turns Up Heat on Euro

    The European debt crisis will be the main course at Camp David tonight as G-8 leaders gather, with CNBC's John Harwood; Don Luskin, CNBC contributor; and Jack Bouroudjian, Bull and Bear Partners CEO.

  • Money Match Up: Europe's Crisis Grows

    Can this weekend's G8 conference save Europe? How you can protect your wealth from the euro meltdown, with CNBC's Brian Sullivan and the Money in Motion traders. Also, turning world events into winning trades. And is it time to get in on gold? With Larry McDonald, sr. director, credit sales & trading, Newedge USA, LLC.

  • Dr. Marc Faber

    Forget Greece, which is an "insignificant" economy, it is China that's posing the biggest risk to the global economy, Marc Faber the editor and publisher of the Gloom, Boom and Doom report told CNBC on Friday.

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    With stocks in Asia dropping to near their 2012 lows and investors fleeing risk assets on growing worries about Europe’s debt crisis, several market watchers say it’s time for Europe’s Central Bank to step up bond purchases and ease monetary policy further.

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    If Greece goes: An exit is likely to shatter faith in the eurozone’s integrity for ever. The Financial Times reports.

  • The Parthenon, illuminated at night, sits at the top of Acropolis hill in Athens, Greece, on Monday, Feb. 13, 2012.

    National Bank of Greece, the oldest Greek commercial bank, saw its financial condition so damaged by the crisis that it was operating with negative shareholder equity at the end of 2011.

  • David Cameron

    David Cameron, Britain’s prime minister, will on Thursday warn that the single European currency could unravel in a way that “carries huge risks for everyone” unless the eurozone’s 17 members move rapidly towards full fiscal and political union.

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    A growth compact to sit alongside the existing fiscal compact is a certainty for the euro zone as it battles the flames of discontent fanned by the harsh austerity measures implemented in struggling economies, one expert told CNBC Thursday.

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    The European Central Bank has reacted to uncertainty over Greece’s future in the eurozone by excluding four of the country’s banks from its regular liquidity providing operations.

  • EU: Breaking Up is Hard to Do

    Daniel Stecich, TJM Institutional Services and CNBC's Rick Santelli discuss the ECB and credit risk, and Greek recapitalization.

  • Breaking News: Is the ECB Considering a 'Freeze' on Greek Assets?

    CNBC's Brian Sullivan has the latest details on a conflicting report the ECB may consider stopping monetary policy operations to some Greek banks.