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    Greece's finance minister concluded an emergency teleconference with creditors Monday, hours after pledging to speed up reforms and civil-service staff cuts. The talks will resume Tuesday evening, the European Commission said.

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    The endgame for Europe's debt crisis will not be the destruction of the euro.

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    The euro crisis is now at a dangerous turn. While it is difficult to forecast the future of the zone, it is possible to list the conditions that are required for the sustained solvency of Greece and the euro zone overall.

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    The euro slips, the dollar lifts, and Nouriel Roubini says time's up for Greece - it's time for your FX Fix.

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    Global markets again find themselves in the uncomfortable back seat of a car driven erratically by policymakers. The hope is that policy responses in both America and Europe will enable them to build on last week's solid gains and, thereby, improve the outlook for jobs and economic growth.

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    The Fed in the week ahead is widely expected to pull the trigger on a new easing program, as the European debt crisis continues to boil.

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    Stock markets are due for a relief rally, says Arjuna Mahendran, Managing Director & Head Investment Strategy Asia at HSBC Private Bank, who expects a 10-15 percent rebound in global equities in October.

  • Breaking News: UTX Eyes Goodrich

    CNBC's David Faber reports UTX is in talks to acquire Goodrich for $110 to $125/share, with CNBC's Melissa Lee and the Money in Motion traders.

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    When Europe sneezes, other markets get a cold. Just watch the Australian dollar.

  • Geithner Meeting In Poland

    CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports on the meeting in Poland between Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner and European finance ministers. Weighing in on what the summit means for global investors, with Louise Cooper, BGC Partners market analyst; CNBC's Steve Liesman and Simon Hobbs.

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    For most of the summer, markets seemed to pick a different European country as their focus of their angst almost every day.PIIGS is a not too favorable term used by bond analysts, academics, and the press, to refer to certain countries of Europe. So which countries make up the PIIGS? Why are they important to track? CNBC explains.

  • Euro leaders squabble and the Russian ruble is rocked - it's time for your Friday FX Fix.

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    A collapse of Europe's monetary union would likely lead to a breakup of the European Union as a whole, posing significant risks to the region and even raising the possibility of war in the long term, Poland’s Finance Minister told CNBC.

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    Joint euro bonds are needed to solve the euro zone debt crisis, Societe Generale’s head of research, Patrick Legland, told CNBC Thursday.

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    German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Nicolas Sarkozy have both said that Greece will not leave the euro, but the "unthinkable" is now being seriously considered at all levels.

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    A meeting of European finance officials to discuss the sovereign crisis, paired with the quadruple witching expiration of futures and options guarantees more stock market volatility Friday.

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    Friday's meeting of euro zone finance ministers in Poland is clearly an event risk for market bears. But already the big idea for solving Europe's debt problem is dead in the water.

  • Lagarde Speaks Out

    Greece will remain in the Eurozone, says the IMF's managing director Christine Lagarde. CNBC's Maria Bartiromo spoke with the organization's managing director, who is not backing away from her comments that the Eurozone banks will need to raise capital.

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    Central banks are coordinating to open up funding for European banks, and the euro is up on the news. Whether it will last is another story.

  • Solving Europe's Debt Problem

    CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports Europe's big idea for solving its debt problems still looks dead in the water. Also, sharing insight on how the global market can be improved, with Susan Byrne, Westwood Holdings chairman/CIO, and Chris Thornberg, Beacon Economics principal.