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  • Intesa Completes Capital Hike Consortium Tuesday, 5 Apr 2011 | 1:02 AM ET
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    Intesa Sanpaolo has formed a consortium to manage the capital hike it could approve on Tuesday, a source close to the matter said on Monday, as the race to boost capital buffers intensifies.

  • European Shares Expected to Fall Slightly Tuesday, 5 Apr 2011 | 12:47 AM ET
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    European stocks were indicated to open slightly lower on Tuesday, following lackluster trade in both Asia and the U.S.

  • What's Trading Now Monday, 4 Apr 2011 | 12:32 PM ET
    What's Trading Now

    Silver and the gold, and the commodities trade doesn't appear to coming to a close, with CNBC's Scott Wapner and the Fast Money Halftime Report traders. Also, a look at the microchip trade, and what it will take for stocks to break out now, with Carter Worth, Oppenheimer.

  • The Won Is Winning and Japan's "Mr. Yen" Is Warning Monday, 4 Apr 2011 | 8:44 AM ET

    Japan's former currency czar predicted weakness for the yen, but the Korean won and others are on an uptrend — it's time for your FX Fix.

  • United States Federal Reserve

    The Federal Reserve is on a different monetary planet to the rest of the world, according to Credit Suisse UK Economist Robert Barrie.

  • Gaddafi Sons Said to Offer Plan to Push Father Out Monday, 4 Apr 2011 | 2:03 AM ET
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    At least two sons of Col. Muammar el-Gaddafi are proposing a resolution to the Libyan conflict that would entail pushing their father aside to make way for a transition to a constitutional democracy under the direction of his son Seif al-Islam el-Qaddafi, a diplomat and a Libyan official briefed on the plan said Sunday, the New York Times reported.

  • ECB to Make PIG of a Decision Monday, 4 Apr 2011 | 1:44 AM ET
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    The ECB is this week expected to lift rates by 25 basis points in a bid to reign in inflation despite ongoing fears over the financial health of Portugal, Ireland and Greece.

  • Europe Stocks to Start the Week Lower After Rally Monday, 4 Apr 2011 | 1:18 AM ET
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    European shares were set to dip on Monday, consolidating after hitting three-week highs in the previous session, with weak copper prices likely to put pressure on heavyweight mining stocks.

  • What Will an ECB Rate Rise Actually Mean? Monday, 4 Apr 2011 | 12:38 AM ET
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    It is all but certain that the ECB will raise rates this week. It has been itching to do so for some time. Now that the moment has arrived, what will the move actually mean for the euro zone and the global economy?

  • How to Trade the Central Banker Meetings Sunday, 3 Apr 2011 | 10:02 PM ET
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    Seven central banks will meet in the next week. Here's a trade that can take advantage of  unanticipated comments or interest rate moves.

  • Money Match Up Friday, 1 Apr 2011 | 5:30 PM ET
    Money Match Up

    How currency traders are playing the economic recovery. And a look at the peso/yen trade, as well as the euro and the British pound, with CNBC's Melissa Lee and the Money In Motion traders.

  • Central banks added reserves in dollars and more, and British manufacturers need to crank it up again. It's time for your FX fix.

  • Nouriel Roubini

    Recapitalizing Irish banks would be bad if done with government money, because it would affect the country's ability to fund itself even further, Nouriel Roubini, Chairman of Roubini Global Economics, told CNBC on Friday.

  • Is the ECB Planning to Raise Rates Too Soon? Friday, 1 Apr 2011 | 1:19 AM ET

    This Thursday sees an interest rate decision from the European Central Bank and despite disasters in Japan, tensions in the Middle East and the ongoing debt threat posed by peripheral European states, almost all analysts believe it’s a foregone conclusion that the Central Bank will raise interest rates. But is this the right move?

  • European Shares To Start the Quarter Up Friday, 1 Apr 2011 | 1:06 AM ET

    European stocks were indicated to open higher on Friday, the first day of the second quarter, with investors eagerly awaiting the U.S. non-farm payroll numbers for March.

  • Careful, Bears, Dollar Could Surprise, Strategist Says Thursday, 31 Mar 2011 | 2:41 PM ET
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    Traders are just about planning on an April 7 interest rate hike by the European Central Bank. But the approaching end of QE2 could burst the euro's bubble, this strategist says.

  • You Need $34 Billion? Yawn. Thursday, 31 Mar 2011 | 2:21 PM ET
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    Euro traders are ... shrugging.... at the news that Irish banks need $34 billion to withstand future market shocks. 

  • Euro Lifts, Dollar Dips Thursday, 31 Mar 2011 | 9:34 AM ET

    Inflation hints from Europe spell good news for the euro, but not so much for the dollar or the yen. Time for your daily FX Fix.

  • Low Growth, High Inflation: Marriage Made in Hell Thursday, 31 Mar 2011 | 5:07 AM ET
    HSBC

    HSBC is cutting growth targets and raising inflation forecasts following dramatic rises in commodity prices that threaten the global recovery.

  • Irish Bank Stress Tests May Not Reveal All Thursday, 31 Mar 2011 | 2:53 AM ET
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    The stress tests, due to be published later Thursday, are expected to show the country's banks need more liquidity support than first believed, but even so, some analysts say they will still be insufficient.