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  • Greece Sparks Market Sell-Off Wednesday, 15 Jun 2011 | 4:00 PM ET
    Greece Sparks Market Sell-Off

    Insight on today's market sell-off, with John Buckingham, Al Frank Asset Management; Marc Harris, RBC Capital Markets; and CNBC's Ron Insana, Scott Wapner, Sharon Epperson and Simon Hobbs.

  • Why Greece Is Not the Next Lehman Wednesday, 15 Jun 2011 | 11:59 AM ET
    Protestors are seen on the Syntagma square during a protest against plans for new austerity measures.

    As Europe struggles to find a fix for Greece—and Greek citizens take to the streets—traders worry that a Greek default might be like the failure of Lehman or worse. Are they right?

  • Scenes From The Greek Protests 2011 Wednesday, 15 Jun 2011 | 10:28 AM ET
    Greek police fired teargas at demonstrators in central Athens on Tuesday at the start of a 48-hour strike to protest austerity measures demanded by international lenders as the price for more financial aid. As Greece teeters on the edge of bankruptcy, parliament is due to vote this week on a package of spending cuts, tax increases and privatizations agreed as part of a massive bailout aimed at averting the euro zone's first defaultEarlier in the month, Greece's parliament backed Prime Minister G

    Stone-throwing Greeks clashed with police and protesters marched on parliament to oppose government efforts to pass new austerity measures for the debt-stricken euro zone state.

  • Busch: MIM Currency Trades Update Wednesday, 15 Jun 2011 | 10:21 AM ET

    On Friday’s Money In Motion, I had two trades that I liked for this week. Here's what to do with them now.

  • Greece Fears Grate, Swiss Growth Deflates Wednesday, 15 Jun 2011 | 9:31 AM ET

    Default fears persist, Swiss economic outlook lists, Chilean peso lifts. Time for your FX Fix.

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    Wednesday's economic data could help investors decide whether Tuesday's stock rally is the start of a turn around or just a break in the clouds.

  • All Talk, No Action In Europe Tuesday, 14 Jun 2011 | 12:05 PM ET
    Euro bills

    Euro zone finance ministers are meeting on the debt crisis - again. But this strategist isn't expecting much.

  • Ireland's 12.5 percent corporate tax rate is "not negotiable," Finance Minister Michael Noonan told CNBC Tuesday.  That's despite costing the nation in higher interest payments under the bailout agreement with the International Monetary Fund and the European Union.

  • The State of Europe's Finances Tuesday, 14 Jun 2011 | 9:44 AM ET
    The State of Europe's Finances

    S&P cut its rating on Greece's sovereign debt by three notches. Insight on how this will affect the rest of Europe, with Michael Noonan, finance minister of Ireland.

  • Rupiah Is Rising, Roubini Is Glum Tuesday, 14 Jun 2011 | 7:50 AM ET

    Indonesia's rupiah is on a roll and high frequency traders are on the prowl. Time for your FX Fix.

  • Buy Euro, Sell Swiss Franc: Contrarian Analyst Tuesday, 14 Jun 2011 | 2:59 AM ET

    With the Swiss Franc sitting at a record high against the euro one analyst told CNBC.com that it could be time to bet against the safe haven currency.

  • Why Was Stanley Fischer Excluded From IMF Race? Tuesday, 14 Jun 2011 | 2:58 AM ET
    The International Monetary Fund (IMF) headquarters building is seen in Washington, DC.

    Stanley Fischer's candidacy for managing director of the International Monetary Fund was dismissed on grounds of age Monday, as the 67 year old is two years above the threshold of 65 demanded for the job.

  • What's Wrong with This Euro Zone Picture? Monday, 13 Jun 2011 | 3:22 PM ET

    The bickering continues in Europe as a critical deadline looms for Greece — but you wouldn't know it from watching the euro against the dollar.

  • Will Israeli Role Count Against Fischer? Monday, 13 Jun 2011 | 11:35 AM ET
    The International Monetary Fund (IMF) headquarters building is seen in Washington, DC.

    In the race to become head of the International Monetary Fund, nationality is one of many factors that can help or hinder individuals, but few candidacies have the potential to be as charged as that of the Bank of Israel chief, Stanley Fischer.

  • In Greece, Some See a New Lehman Monday, 13 Jun 2011 | 11:02 AM ET
    The former Greek Prime Minister, George Papandreou

    Bond traders and officials at the European Central Bank have been unified in their warnings that a restructuring of Greece’s debt would set off an investor panic similar to the one that followed the bankruptcy of Lehman Brothers, the New York Times reports. 

  • The Parthenon in Greece

    Greece is the linchpin for a solution and resolution of the crisis. The essential element missing is this: how to do a Greek debt restructuring. Let's review what's happened and what could happen given the rich history of global debt restructuring.

  • Dollar Could Rally on Market Weakness: Analyst Monday, 13 Jun 2011 | 8:09 AM ET

    The dollar could be set to rally against the euro despite improved market sentiment around the European sovereign debt crisis, Robin Griffiths, technical strategist at Cazenove Capital told CNBC Monday.

  • Kiwi Gets Rattled, Euro Gets Greeced Monday, 13 Jun 2011 | 7:44 AM ET

    Earthquakes in New Zealand hit the kiwi, and bickering over Greek debt dents the euro — it's time for your Monday FX Fix.

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    As Germany and the European Central Bank battle over what to do next on Greek debt restructuring, or lack of it, one economist is predicting the answer could be scrip money, and lots more trouble ahead.

  • ECB Must Face Down Populist Pressures: Economist Monday, 13 Jun 2011 | 2:06 AM ET
    Jean-Claude Trichet

    The role of consumer inflation expectations has become overplayed in the politicized environment that central banks are now operating in, and to be effective, institutions like the European Central Bank may need to be less fixated on their public credibility, Paul Donovan, economist at UBS, told CNBC.com.