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  • Europe's Crisis Grows

    Benn Steil, Council on Foreign Relations, offers insight on what could happen next as Europe's debt crisis escalates.

  • FM Portfolio: Finding Upside in Europe

    John Lekas, Leader Capital, finds the silver lining in the escalating European debt crisis. "Germany has done a great job managing it for themselves," he says. "Greece is a lost cause."

  • Mario Draghi

    To the frustration of Mario Draghi the European Central Bank is once again being eyed as a possible saviour of Europe’s monetary union. The FT reports.

  • European Bank Note

    The move would involve complex legal and financial steps and could set back the economy further, many say. The New York Times reports.

  • European Bank Note

    European leaders meet in Brussels this evening for an informal dinner being billed as a showdown between German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Francois Hollande over the tricky issue of Eurobonds—bonds issued by the EU and backed by euro zone members collectively.

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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.

  • Oscar Wilde

    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.

  • The Greek national flag is seen flying above the parliament building on Syntagma Square in Athens, Greece, on Thursday, Feb. 16, 2012.

    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.

  • A man holds a placard bearing the Greek flag.

    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.

  • Greece

    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.