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  • No Risk of Euro Zone Contagion: BNP CEO Wednesday, 11 May 2011 | 4:58 AM ET

    The boss of French banking giant BNP Paribas has told CNBC that he sees no risk of contagion from the problems facing Greece, Portugal and Ireland.

  • Did Geithner Block Better Deal for Irish People? Wednesday, 11 May 2011 | 2:22 AM ET
    United States Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner

    In Ireland the Irish Times columnist Morgan Kelly has caused a stir by suggesting that his country needs to break free of the terms of its bailout from the European Union and the International Monetary Fund if it is to thrive as a nation.

  • The Euro Zone's Journey to Defaults Wednesday, 11 May 2011 | 12:33 AM ET
    European Central Bank

    Given such a debt burden, what are the chances that a country with Greece's history would be able to finance its debt in the market on terms consistent with a decline in the debt burden?

  • Pace of UK Growth Under Threat Tuesday, 10 May 2011 | 11:44 PM ET

    Britain's economy is unlikely to grow as fast as before the financial crisis because its most productive sectors have been hardest hit, jeopardising government plans to cut the deficit, reports the FT.

  • Farrell: Rumor of the Day — Greece is the Word Tuesday, 10 May 2011 | 3:42 PM ET

    Rumor in the market today is that another 60 billion Euros will be flowing to Greece from the EU or the IMF, or maybe both. It really should come from the IMF in my mind since they are the yahoo's that predicted long term interest costs for Greece would be 5.6% in 2012. While there is always a chance for a miracle, long term Greek bonds are at an almost 16% yield. So if Greece is to get money, it'll have to come from the EU or the IMF.

  • Why Greece Will End Up Getting More Money From EU Tuesday, 10 May 2011 | 3:39 PM ET
    Euro bills and coins in cash register tray

    Germany and the rest of Europe will loan Athens more money to keep Greece servicing its debt and prevent writedowns by European governments and banks on loans they've already made to Greece.

  • Euro's Woes May Be Shortlived, Strategist Says Tuesday, 10 May 2011 | 11:01 AM ET
    Euro bills and U.S. dollars being exchanged

    The euro has dropped more than 5% against the dollar in a matter of days. But this strategist says it won't last.

  • Commodities Give a Lift, Euro Rumors Give Whiplash Tuesday, 10 May 2011 | 9:44 AM ET

    Rumor time for the euro, good times for commodity currencies. Time for your daily FX Fix.

  • Who Does Greece Owe? Tuesday, 10 May 2011 | 9:38 AM ET
    Who Does Greece Owe?

    CNBC's Simon Hobbs has the story on what the Greeks owe that makes the rest of Europe so scared.

  • Euro Zone Crisis Plan Is Failing: Willem Buiter Tuesday, 10 May 2011 | 6:54 AM ET

    The plan to deal with the euro zone debt crisis and avoid restructuring before 2013 is failing, Willem H. Buiter, Chief Economist at Citi Investment Research and Analysis said on Tuesday.

  • UK Example for Euro Periphery Countries: Osborne Tuesday, 10 May 2011 | 5:58 AM ET
    Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne holds Disraeli's original budget box as he leaves 11 Downing Street for Parliament.

    Europe should help countries that are in trouble but these countries need to show that they are tackling their deficit problems themselves, like Britain has done, UK Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne told CNBC in an interview Tuesday.

  • Greece Denies Report It Is Seeking New EU Aid Package Tuesday, 10 May 2011 | 4:26 AM ET

    Greece on Tuesday denied a Dow Jones report that it expects a new aid package of nearly 60 billion euros ($85.71 billion) to deal with its debt crisis.

  • Crisis Is a Sideshow to European Success: Analyst Tuesday, 10 May 2011 | 2:48 AM ET
    The Parthenon in Greece

    As far as Europe’s real economy is concerned, the problems on the periphery are just that, peripheral, according to Credit Suisse’s Robert Barrie.

  • Avoiding Greece’s Lehman Moment Tuesday, 10 May 2011 | 2:13 AM ET
    A man walks outside the Bank of Greece headquarters during a demonstation against government's austerity measures in central Athens.

    Restructuring Greece’s debt is both desirable and inevitable, despite insistence from European Union officials over the weekend that the idea is off the table, reports the New York Times.

  • Not Comfortable Being Bullish, Says Bull Tuesday, 10 May 2011 | 1:02 AM ET
    Global Markets

    Last week spelt the end of the inflation story and this is a reason to be bullish. That is the view of UK-based Michael Browne, a fund manager at Martin Currie.

  • Policymakers Learn a New and Alarming Catchphrase Monday, 9 May 2011 | 11:58 PM ET
    U.S. Savings Bonds

    Another week, another wave of dismal fiscal gridlock in Washington. But as US politicians squabble about how to cut the debt, another concept with a catchy name is quietly starting to creep into the policy debate: "financial repression", according to the FT.

  • Busch: Money In Motion Trade Update Monday, 9 May 2011 | 12:37 PM ET

    On May 4, I recommended shorting the euro against the British pound. Here's an update.

  • Busch: Eurozone Debt Asylum Monday, 9 May 2011 | 9:49 AM ET

    Standard & Poor's Ratings Services today said that it has lowered its long- and short-term sovereign credit ratings on the Hellenic Republic and S&P warned it may be cut further.

  • Investing on a Global Scale Monday, 9 May 2011 | 9:46 AM ET
    Investing on a Global Scale

    New data suggests the real global threat is coming from somewhere other than Greece and Portugal, with Kevin Gardiner, Barclays Wealth head of global investment strategy.

  • Will a Jobs Recovery Boost the Dollar? Monday, 9 May 2011 | 8:42 AM ET

    Friday's better than expected jobs report gave the dollar a lift, and these experts think it could continue.