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  • Euro Stress Spreads

    CNBC's Silvia Wadhwa has the latest details on Europe's growing debt problems.

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    The euro will collapse as a currency unless lawmakers, and especially Germany, can agree a common European tax regime and restructure some sovereign debt, a leading market analyst told CNBC.com after the European Central Bank intervened in the markets.

  • Trichet: Eurozone Financial Better Than U.S.

    CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera has the story on ECB's Jean-Claude Trichet statement that the Eurozone's financial situation is better than the U.S. and Japan.

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    The European Central Bank is not worried about the health of the euro zone as a whole and it will stick to its role of fighting inflation, ECB president Jean-Claude Trichet told CNBC in an interview Thursday.

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    Japan acts to take the yen lower and Turkey resets everything — time for your central bank FX Fix.

  • Gold

    The price of gold could almost double as central banks' reserves are depleted, according to the chairman of a gold industry association.

  • How Far Will ECB's Independence Stretch?

    "The European Central Bank has limitless ability to create money. The question is whether that's going to be backed by the politicians who actually put it in place," Nick Parsons, head of strategy at National Australia Bank told CNBC. "The (ECB's) independence itself comes by virtue of the political will behind it," he added.

  • Jean-Claude Trichet

    July's rate hike could well have been Jean-Claude Trichet's last as president of the European Central Bank, but markets will be watching for signals that the bank is preparing to take some role in future interventions in European markets, economists and analysts told CNBC.com.

  • Euro bills

    Bank deposits at the European Central Bank have more than doubled to a five-month high and European institutions are paying more for dollars, signs of concern that turmoil in eurozone bond markets could spread.

  • European Central Bank

    If you're waiting for the European Central Bank to give the euro a lift, don't hold your breath, this strategist says.

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    For Angela Merkel there are few things which are as set as her summer holidays. She always leaves Berlin for two weeks with her invisible husband for a hiking holiday in the Tyrol Alps.

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    Events on Wednesday could prove crucial to attempts to again come to grips with the European debt crisis, after Italian borrowing costs hit a 14-year high on Tuesday.

  • Wilbur Ross: Investing in Ireland

    Discussing Ireland's corporate tax rate advantage as well as its young, educated workforce, with Wilbur Ross, WL Ross chairman/CEO.

  • Silvio Berlusconi

    He has survived criminal charges and  if you believe all the stories, bunga bunga parties, but could the latest debt crisis be the final nail in the coffin for Silvio Berlusconi's political career?

  • Dr. Marc Faber

    The bear market is on its way back, economist and contrarian investor Marc Faber, the editor and publisher of The Gloom Boom & Doom Report told CNBC Tuesday.

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    Markets are likely to keep up the pressure on Italy and Spain and the European Central Bank seems to be the only authority that could act quickly, analysts told CNBC.com Tuesday.

  • Europe on the Brink, Guggenheim CIO

    Scott Minerd of Guggenheim Partners on why people will flee the euro and go to a safe haven like US Treasurys, since the United States is 'the least dirty shirt in the bag.'

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    The dollar will face months of weakness in the run up to the U.S elections next year, David Bloom, global head of foreign exchange strategy, HSBC told CNBC Tuesday

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    Progress on the Greek government's structural reform program has been "impressive" and could succeed in reducing the country's debt to GDP (gross domestic product) ratio to sustainable levels, the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) said Tuesday.

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    Amid signs that the European debt crisis -- which already has seen Greece, Ireland and Portugal seek aid from the European Union and International Monetary Fund -- is now spreading to Italy, analysts at Goldman Sachs are predicting that while painful, debt consolidation will succeed as soaring borrowing costs force governments to act.