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  • Will Another Lehman-Style Crisis Be Prevented? Monday, 16 May 2011 | 12:32 AM ET
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    Decisions by politicians on how to deal with debt on both sides of the Atlantic will be crucial to prevent another Lehman-style crisis, economists and analysts told CNBC in a debate about banking in the European Union and in the US.

  • Crisis Threatens Influence of Europe at IMF Sunday, 15 May 2011 | 11:39 PM ET
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    Dominique Strauss-Kahn’s arrest may have little immediate effect on the International Monetary Fund’s operations. Yet it may well force the organization’s member countries to confront wider issues of European influence over the fund, even as it prepares to extend more huge rescue loans to western Europe, reports the FT.

  • 'Risk-Off' Trade to Outlast 'Fed Ponzi' Scheme: Pro Sunday, 15 May 2011 | 4:46 PM ET
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    Markets will enter a new "risk-off" phase in 2011 that will last into 2012 and maybe even 2014, according to Nomura’s Bob Janjuah.

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    The managing director of the IMF, Dominique Strauss-Kahn, was taken off an Air France plane in New York on Saturday and arrested in the sexual attack of a maid at a Midtown Manhattan hotel, the authorities told the NY Times.

  • Euro Trashing Friday, 13 May 2011 | 7:49 PM ET
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    It's been a rough week for the euro, and there's more in store, these traders say.

  • Money In Motion, May 13, 2011 Friday, 13 May 2011 | 5:30 PM ET
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    A detailed look at currency trading, with CNBC's Melissa Lee and the Money In Motion traders.

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    Rising volatility in stocks and commodities could continue to be a dominant theme in the week ahead, as investors watch the latest U.S. economic reports for signs the recovery is moving forward.

  • Euro Lifts, Dollar Slips Friday, 13 May 2011 | 10:03 AM ET
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    The euro is strengthening on solid GDP reports, but the latest CPI data fails to inflate the dollar — it's time for your FX Fix.

  • Economic Pulse Friday, 13 May 2011 | 8:41 AM ET
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    How will the global economy be affected by wild commodity swings and the European debt crisis? Insight with Mohamed El-Erian, Pimco CEO/co-CIO.

  • Big Banks Take Hit on Capital Surcharge Friday, 13 May 2011 | 8:01 AM ET
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    The world's biggest banks are likely to be hit by capital surcharges that increase progressively based on a lender's size, how connected it is to other banks and how easily it could be replaced in a crisis, global regulators have told the Financial Times.

  • These 3 Markets Will Beat S&P: Analyst Friday, 13 May 2011 | 1:42 AM ET
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    The S&P 500 will gain just three percent before the end of the year and will be significantly outperformed by stocks in Japan, Europe and the UK according to Patrick Moonen, a senior Strategist at ING Investment Management.

  • Man Up, Europe Thursday, 12 May 2011 | 9:31 AM ET
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    European leaders can't seem to agree on how - or whether - to help Greece. But they sure aren't helping the euro.

  • Risk Is Out, Dollar Is In Thursday, 12 May 2011 | 9:18 AM ET

    Risk is off, debt worries are on, and the dollar is in again - time for your FX Fix.

  • UK an Example on Austerity? No, That's Estonia Thursday, 12 May 2011 | 6:33 AM ET
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    UK Chancellor George Osborne told CNBC on Tuesday that Britain is an example to countries like Greece on austerity.

  • A Generation to Descend Mount Everest of Debt: OECD Thursday, 12 May 2011 | 5:45 AM ET

    The debt crisis facing the developed world is big and will take a generation to resolve, Angel Gurria, Secretary General of the OECD, told CNBC Thursday.

  • Europe Must Stay Vigilant to Avoid Future Crisis: IMF Thursday, 12 May 2011 | 3:33 AM ET
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    Europe’s recovery is on track, but reform of the financial services sector and strong policy action to improve the fiscal health of EU member states is needed in order to prevent future crises, the International Monetary Fund has said.

  • Reform Fatigue Saps Greek Appetite for Protest Thursday, 12 May 2011 | 12:21 AM ET
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    Greek trade unionists dutifully turned out for a one-day general strike on Wednesday but the chanting of anti-austerity slogans outside parliament lacked the defiance of a year ago.

  • Greece Negatives Priced In? Wednesday, 11 May 2011 | 9:55 AM ET
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    Looking at an under the radar way to play the action in Greece, with Andrew Busch, BMO Capital Markets/Money in Motion currency trader.

  • Euro Dips, Loonie Lifts Wednesday, 11 May 2011 | 9:40 AM ET
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    Sovereign debt is weighing on the euro, but the loonie is lifting off again. Time for your FX Fix.

  • Bank of England Raises Medium-Term Inflation Forecast Wednesday, 11 May 2011 | 6:11 AM ET
    Governor of the Bank of England Mervyn King

    The Bank of England raised its medium-term inflation forecast to just under 2 percent in its May inflation report, potentially paving the way for a November rate rise.