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  • Why the Euro Is Primed to Rise, and What to Do About It Thursday, 15 Sep 2011 | 10:53 AM ET
    Euro bills at teller window

    There is nothing pretty about what's happening in Europe. But this strategist thinks the euro itself isn't looking so bad right now.

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    Central bankers across the globe acted today to end a growing dollar liquidity crunch for European banks by offering three-month dollar loans.

  • ECB's Move Thursday, 15 Sep 2011 | 10:06 AM ET
    ECB's Move

    CNBC's Steve Liesman, Guy Johnson, and Sylvia Wadhwa take a look at the ECB's announcement of dollar liquidity measures in cooperation with the U.S. Fed and other central banks.

  • Central Banks to Provide Liquidity Thursday, 15 Sep 2011 | 10:00 AM ET
    Central Banks to Provide Liquidity

    The Euro rallies after major central banks agree to provide dollar liquidity in a coordinated act, with David Gilmore, Foreign Exchange Analytics partner.

  • Euro Zone Crisis Seen as Opportunity by One CEO Thursday, 15 Sep 2011 | 9:06 AM ET

    Problems in the euro zone could offer an opportunity for UK listed DIY giant Kingfisher, its CEO, Ian Cheshire, told CNBC Thursday

  • Asian Currencies Fall, European Leaders Flail Thursday, 15 Sep 2011 | 8:39 AM ET

    European leaders talk and talk, and hot money cools toward Asia — it's time for your FX Fix.

  • Outlook for U.S. Growth Thursday, 15 Sep 2011 | 6:20 AM ET
    Outlook for U.S. Growth

    It's too early to move with confidence that Europe will solve its debt issues, says John Lonski, Moody's Capital Markets Research Group chief economist, who adds that the troubles will impact U.S. markets.

  • Stocks Rally May Go On, If Europe Allows It Thursday, 15 Sep 2011 | 4:18 AM ET
    Timothy Geithner

    News that Germany and France are ready to stand by Greece and avoid it leaving the euro helped stocks to rally following a conference call between Angela Merkel, Nicolas Sarkozy and Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou on Wednesday.

  • Have We Learned From Lehman? If So, Watch Out Bears Thursday, 15 Sep 2011 | 2:16 AM ET

    Stock markets rallied significantly on Wednesday following a joint statement from Angela Merkel and Nicolas Sarkozy on defending Greece and such political action could pose a big threat to stock bears, according to Philippe Gijsels, the head of research at BNP Paribas Fortis Capital Markets in Brussels.

  • Thursday Look Ahead: Weekly Claims and Philly Fed Wednesday, 14 Sep 2011 | 8:58 PM ET

    An important batch of U.S. economic data could influence Thursday's markets, even as they continue to feel the long dark clouds of Europe's debt crisis.

  • World Bank President Robert Zoellick Wednesday, 14 Sep 2011 | 7:00 PM ET
    World Bank President Robert Zoellick

    World Bank President Robert Zoellick tells CNBC's Larry Kudlow the world has entered a new economic danger zone.

  • Delivering Alpha: Credit & the Hunt for Yield Wednesday, 14 Sep 2011 | 4:20 PM ET
    Delivering Alpha: Credit & the Hunt for Yield

    As investors continue to reach for yield, are we heading for a credit bubble, with CNBC's David Faber; Peter L. Briger, Jr., Fortress Investment Group LLC principal and co-chairman; Marc Lasry, Avenue Capital, co-founder and chief executive; Bruce Richards, Marathon Asset Management president and CEO; Boaz Weinstein, Saba Capital Management LP founder.

  • A Greek Orderly Default Impossible: Kyle Bass Wednesday, 14 Sep 2011 | 1:39 PM ET

    "Greece has to default," Kyle Bass said. "It's going to be a hard default, and then it's going to be difficult to contain this contagion."

  • Euro's Not Finished Falling: Strategist Wednesday, 14 Sep 2011 | 12:58 PM ET

    The euro has taken quite a fall as worries about the debt crisis there have grown, and this strategist says there is more to come.


    The Federal Reserve and other central banks are able to go bust and may yet do so, Urs Gmuer, an asset manager at Dolefin, a Swiss investment advisor, told CNBC Tuesday.  Instead of printing more money when needed, he said central banks should return to using gold to back their currencies.

  • European Markets Front & Center Wednesday, 14 Sep 2011 | 12:00 PM ET
    European Markets Front & Center

    Discussing what the ripple effect from Europe will be on other markets, with Kyle Bass, Hayman Capital Partners.

  • Is The Worst Over? Wednesday, 14 Sep 2011 | 11:07 AM ET
    Is The Worst Over?

    Confusing signals out of Europe sends stocks down. Rich Ross, Auerbach Grayson global technical strategist and Eric Schoenstein, Jensen Portfolio co-portfolio manager, weigh in on what investors should do now.

  • Delivering Alpha: The End of America? Wednesday, 14 Sep 2011 | 9:10 AM ET
    Delivering Alpha: The End of America?

    CNBC's Maria Bartiromo talks to Laurence Fink, BlackRock chairman & CEO; Pierre Lagrange, GLG Partners LP co-founder; Jim Leech, Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan; and Meredith Whitney, Meredith Whitney Advisory Group CEO, about America's place in the world as new economic powers rise in the East.

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    The BRICS turn the tables and the Belarussian ruble takes a dive - it's time for your FX Fix.

  • Delivering Alpha: Cramer & Geithner Wednesday, 14 Sep 2011 | 8:32 AM ET
    Delivering Alpha: Cramer & Geithner

    CNBC's Jim Cramer talks with Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner about the global economy and what sovereign nations in Europe and around the world are doing to deal with the threat of default.. In this broad-ranging discussion, Geithner tells Cramer growth in the U.S. is weaker than he would like, largely due to the shocks of the past year. The political dysfunction in the U.S. & Europe only adds to the uncertainty, he says.