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    This strategist has urged euro selling for the last two weeks, but for now he says the winds are shifting.

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    The European Central Bank stands pat and Australians get to work - it's time for your FX Fix.

  • What Will Save Europe?

    CNBC's Steve Liesman reports on what measures need to take place to save Europe from its economic crisis.

  • As European leaders grapple with how to preserve their monetary union, Greece is rapidly running out of money, the New York Times reports.

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    When officials in Brussels unveil new proposals on Wednesday to give the EU’s banking regulators summary powers to wind up failing banks – while keeping taxpayers off the hook – they will cast them as an “embryonic” version of the much vaunted “banking union”, the Financial Times reports.

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    Traders are handicapping which central bank will come out swinging first — and the odds right now are not on the European Central Bank.

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    If all goes well in the euro zone, what's the best that could happen?

  • U.S. to Europe's Rescue?

    In an exclusive interview, Bill Clinton told CNBC's Maria Bartiromo that the IMF should not come to Europe's aide just yet. CNBC's Steve Liesman & Rick Santelli weigh in.

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    Europe is likely to continue to send shockwaves through stock, currency and bond markets over the next few weeks, but its leaders are slowly heading toward agreement on sorting out the euro zone debt crisis.

  • The likelihood of Greece raising more funds through its privatization efforts this year is “very low,” the CEO of the Greek privatization program said on Tuesday.

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    Despite the recent market turmoil, one strategist says investors should ignore the noise and get investing. Jack Bouroudjian, CEO of wealth management company Bull and Bear Partners, suggests putting money into selective assets.

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    Pressed by a banking crisis and turmoil in the markets, Germany has indicated that it is prepared to accept a grand bargain that would provide greater support for its most indebted euro zone partners in exchange for more centralized control over government spending in Europe, the New York Times reports.

  • Exactly How Big a Mess is Europe?

    Egan-Jones has downgraded the United Kingdom, so just how bad is Europe? Barry Knapp, Barclays; Quincy Krosby, Prudential Financial; Sean Egan, Egan-Jones Ratings Company; and CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera, discuss.

  • Breaking News: Hope For Accelerated Europe Action

    CNBC's Steve Liesman reports a U.S. Treasury Department official has said European leaders are moving with a heightened sense of urgency.

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    Central banks sell euros and the Russian ruble slides - it's time for your FX Fix.

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    Cyprus is increasingly likely to seek European aid to deal with the impact of the Greek crisis on its own banking system, the country’s central bank governor has told the Financial Times.

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    As data from China and the U.S. showed the global economy slowing sharply, the head of the World Bank warned that the summer of 2012 is looking like an “eerie” echo of 2008, when a collapse of the U.S. mortgage market led to the collapse of Lehman Brothers.

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    The stock market looks technically shaky, in addition to all its other woes.

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    With global markets continuing their tumble and bond yields dropping in tandem, calls are getting louder for a coordinated central bank action to stem panic in markets.

  • Spain

    Mariano Rajoy, Spain’s prime minister, has called for centralized control of national budgets in the eurozone in an unexpected gesture to mollify Brussels and Berlin on the eve of what is expected to be a crucial week for Madrid. The FT reports.