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  • Trash Talk From Trichet, Sunny Skies in Switzerland Thursday, 23 Jun 2011 | 10:01 AM ET

    The European Central Bank's Trichet sees red, and hedge funds see problems in Mexico. It's your Thursday FX Fix.

  • Brace for Greek Restructuring in September: Professor Thursday, 23 Jun 2011 | 8:08 AM ET
    The Parthenon in Greece

    Financial markets should brace themselves for a restructuring of Greek debt in September, Barry Eichengreen, Professor of Economics at the University of California, Berkeley said on Thursday.

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    The New York Times considers the possibility that a firm or group of firms insured billions of dollars of European debt through derivatives.

  • What Does Bernanke Really Say After a Few Drinks? Thursday, 23 Jun 2011 | 4:46 AM ET
    Ben Bernanke press conference following rate decision.

    Stock markets would panic if they knew what Ben Bernanke and other leading figures in the Federal Reserve really said when their tongues are loosened by alcohol, John Mauldin, president of Millennium Wave Advisors, told CNBC Thursday.

  • Brain Drain Is Happening in Greece: Economist Thursday, 23 Jun 2011 | 4:30 AM ET

    Greece is facing an exit by some of the most talented people in its workforce, as well as its broader economic problems, John Sfakianakis Group Chief Economist at Banque Saudi Al Fransi, told CNBC Thursday.

  • Bernanke 'Quietly Risk Negative': Dennis Gartman Thursday, 23 Jun 2011 | 4:19 AM ET

    Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke’s statement on expectations for the US economy on Wednesday was “quietly risk negative,” Dennis Gartman, author of The Gartman Letter, told CNBC Thursday.

  • David Bloom: 'Is There a Bigger Armageddon Out There?' Thursday, 23 Jun 2011 | 3:09 AM ET

    Investors are afraid of “Armageddon” in foreign exchange markets due to concerns beyond the Greek debt crisis and sluggish US growth, David Bloom global head of foreign exchange at HSBC told CNBC Thursday.

  • Athens Accused of Bid to Amend Austerity Deal Thursday, 23 Jun 2011 | 2:37 AM ET

    Greece’s new finance minister has attempted to renegotiate parts of the austerity deal struck with international lenders last month, drawing anger from his European counterparts as they battle to find a solution to Athens’ debt crisis, reports the FT.

  • Is the Euro Set for a Big Summer Selloff? Thursday, 23 Jun 2011 | 1:19 AM ET

    With persistent uncertainty over the  Greek government's policies and over the EU's ability to agree on a solution, the euro should be on shaky ground, according to some analysts.

  • EU to Present United Front as Summit Seeks to Reassure Thursday, 23 Jun 2011 | 12:54 AM ET
    EU building flags brussels

    As a two-day meeting of EU leaders gets underway in Brussels on Thursday, analysts expect the summit to provide temporary relief for financial markets with leaders present a united front and insisting they will continue to support Greece, but not much more.

  • How to Trade a Range Bound Euro Wednesday, 22 Jun 2011 | 11:57 AM ET

    Despite all the euro news, the currency is basically range-bound, this expert says. Here's how to trade it.

  • Johnson: The Greek Tragedy of Debt Wednesday, 22 Jun 2011 | 11:49 AM ET
    A man walks outside the Bank of Greece headquarters during a demonstation against government's austerity measures in central Athens.

    The Greeks have certainly embraced the classics as their economy discovers the painful virtues of a free fall.

  • Bank of England Has Its Doves, Chinese Yuan Its Bears Wednesday, 22 Jun 2011 | 9:18 AM ET

    Bank of England governors warn of weakness, and everybody is waiting for Bernanke — it's time for your FX Fix.

  • Caution About Greece Returns to the Markets Wednesday, 22 Jun 2011 | 3:44 AM ET
    The former Greek Prime Minister, George Papandreou

    All eyes are on Greece yet again Wednesday morning after the Greek parliament backed Prime Minister George Papandreou's new cabinet Tuesday in a midnight vote, with some analysts saying much more is needed for markets' confidence to come back.1st paragraph of story should go here

  • Time for Common Sense on Greece Wednesday, 22 Jun 2011 | 1:12 AM ET

    Albert Einstein is reported to have said that insanity consists of doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results. By those standards, the deal with Greece that is about to be agreed looks insane. The only justification, as I argued in a column on May 10, is that it is needed to play for time. This is a bad strategy. Something more radical is required, according to the FT.

  • Greek PM Wins Crucial Vote, But Outlook Remains Dire Tuesday, 21 Jun 2011 | 5:51 PM ET
    Greek riot police officers arrest a protester during a general strike against government austerity plans.

    Greece's parliament gave Prime Minister Papandreou a midnight vote of confidence, but the move doesn't mean Greece will ultimately go along with the austerity plan, or even avoid default.

  • Greek PM Expected to Win Confidence Vote in Parliament Tuesday, 21 Jun 2011 | 3:52 PM ET
    A protester kicks a riot police officer during a general strike against government austerity plans, in Athens.

    Greece's parliament is expected to give Prime Minister George Papandreou a midnight vote of confidence, but the move doesn't mean Greece will ultimately go along with the austerity plan, or even avoid default.

  • The Future of Greece: Is Default Inevitable? Tuesday, 21 Jun 2011 | 3:26 PM ET

    Any change in Greek leadership would likely bring with it new economic and political goals, and thus may not agree to the same austerity terms already agreed to with the IMF.

  • Protestors are seen on the Syntagma square during a protest against plans for new austerity measures.

    Greece’s parliament square, Syntagma square, has been the center stage for protests against the country’s harsh austerity measures since spring 2010, when the first EU/IMF bailout package was signed.

  • Zoellick on Greece, Eurozone, Food Inflation Tuesday, 21 Jun 2011 | 1:00 PM ET
    World Bank President Robert Zoellick addresses the media during a press conference following his meeting with Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao on September 2, 2009 in Beijing, China.

    Greece’s Prime Minster George Papandreou will face a vote of confidence in parliament tonight at midnight Athens time, 5PM ET. The government is working around the clock to gather support for its economic reforms and a new set of austerity measures.