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  • Spain's New Prime Minister-Elect

    CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera has the details on Spain's new prime minister-elect Mariano Rajoy and what that means for the European debt crisis.

  • U.S. futures and European stocks are just off their lows for the day on more tail risk in Europe and the failure of the U.S. debt-reduction committee to come to an agreement.

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    Europe's debt crisis weighs on the market, and the U.S. deficit debate piles on - it's time for your FX Fix.

  • German Chancellor Angela Merkel

    The message from Germany is clear: there will be no bailout of the euro zone via monetizing debt through bond purchases by the European Central Bank. This stance, according to Chris Tinker, an equity strategist at Libra Investment Services in London, means higher borrowing costs acting as a mechanism for pushing through structural reforms.

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    Ireland is viewed by many on the outside as the best performer from the struggling euro zone peripheral economies, but there are plenty of voices within the country who doubt this can continue.

  • If a week is a long time in politics, two weeks covering affairs of state in Italy can seem like an eternity. Maybe that's why Rome got its moniker, but having covered the fall of Berlusconi and the rise of Monti's technocrats, there's some relief things moved along quicker than I and investors feared.

  • European Central Bank

    Signals of market stress are increasing, with a growing number of measures now flashing yellow and some on the verge of flashing red. The longer this persists, the greater the risk of very large market moves - in either direction, depending on the economic and financial catalysts.

  • NYSE trader

    Investor attention will swing between the U.S. and Europe as politicians on both sides of the Atlantic struggle with debt and deficits that hang like a threatening pendulum over markets.

  • Mario Draghi

    European Central Bank President Mario Draghi is under pressure to do more to resolve the debt crisis. Here's how to trade if he does something super. 

  • Money Match Up

    Will Mario Draghi turn the ECB loose? Yields on Spanish, Italian and French debt spike. Making money off Draghi's next move, with CNBC's Melissa Lee and the Money in Motion traders. And is gold losing its luster, with Dennis Gartman, The Gartman Letter.

  • Is Europe Threatening US Market?

    How much of a threat is what's happening in the Eurozone to the US market, with James Moffett, Scout Investments, and Kathy Jones, Charles Schwab.

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    Even in a volatile, headline-driven market, short-term trading opportunities crop up. Here's one strategist's near term plan.

  • John Lipsky

    The European Central Bank (ECB) should not be used as a lender of last resort to national governments, John Lipsky, the International Monetary Fund’s (IMF) First Deputy Managing Director, said on Friday.

  • The Euro Trade & Pops & Drops

    Trading the euro, with Rebecca Patterson, JPMorgan Asset Management; the Fast Money traders check the market moving stocks.

  • Euros & Downward Graph

    As the European debt crisis threatens to engulf even France along with Italy and Spain, Bernard Connolly's longstanding proposition that a common currency for the region would end in ruin is getting a wider hearing.

  • Euro Bailout  & Gold Outlook

    CNBC's Steve Liesman reports on markets waiting to hear if the IMF will get a loan from the ECB, and the Fast Money traders take a look at whether gold is losing its safe-haven appeal.

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    The three-pronged deal reached by European leaders in October aimed at preventing the euro zone debt crisis from spreading further did no more than “trick” markets into thinking a lasting solution had been found and has in fact made matters worse, Nomura’s Bob Janjuah said on Friday.

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    Brazil gets a ratings lift, but the European Central Bank is less helpful on the debt crisis - it's time for your FX Fix.

  • Occupy protests in London

    Occupy London Stock Exchange demonstrators announced on Friday they had “repossessed” a building belonging to Swiss investment bank UBS in Hackney East London.

  • E.U. Flags

    The austerity measures being rolled out in countries across Europe will have a devastating effect on the living standards of its population, an economist told CNBC Friday.