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A split has opened in the eurozone over the terms of Greece’s second 109 billion euro bail-out with as many as seven of the bloc’s 17 members arguing for private creditors to swallow a bigger writedown on their Greek bond holdings.
The UK needs a new economic plan for the 21st century that rewards the real wealth creators and not just "predators who are just interested in the fast buck", the Labour party leader - the UK’s main opposition party - Ed Miliband said on Tuesday.
CNBC's Silvia Wadhwa has the latest details on Tuesday's meeting between Greek Prime Minister Papandreou and German Chancellor Merkel, and a look at whether Europe will be able to overcome its debt crisis, with Rich Ross, Auerbach Grayson; Louise Cooper, BGC Partners; and CNBC's Steve Liesman.
European markets coming back from big losses but will Greece meet all of its commitments under the international bailout plan? CNBC's Sylvia Wadhwa has the details.
Discussing the U.S. economy and its connection to Europe's debt problems, with Frederic Mishkin, former Federal Reserve Board governor, and CNBC's Steve Liesman.
Think the potential European debt plan will give the euro a significant lift? Think again, this strategist says.
The latest proposal aimed at amping up the European bailout found has "Made in Washington" stamped all over it, according to one economist.
It's all about the potential European debt plan today - time for your FX Fix.
Sharp positive moves in stock markets are not necessarily a sign of strength and are unlikely to prompt a bull market in the current volatile environment, Christian Gattiker, chief strategist at Julius Baer, told CNBC Tuesday.
As Shadow Chancellor Ed Balls wrapped up his speech to the Labour party conference on Monday, one thing became abundantly clear: Labour still have a trust issue when it comes to the economy.
Risk is back on the table after a terrible end to last week for the bulls. Following news of "Operation Twist" from the Federal Reserve, the market sold off aggressively, adding the pressure on policy makers as they met in Washington over the weekend to try and find a plan to avert a euro zone sovereign debt and banking crisis.
Miroslav Singer, Governor of the Czech National Bank, joined CNBC to discuss the Czech Republic's economic prospects.
Dissecting the day's major business news, including; the EU's plan to lever the EFSF, Apple supply rumors, and the drop in gold prices, with the Fast Money traders.
CNBC's Steve Liesman has the update on the EU's plan to to lever up EFSF money to shore up bank capital.
CNBC's Steve Liesman has the story on the European Union's plan on levering the European Financial Stability Facility to shore up bank capital, much like a TARP, and use some of this money as seed money for the European Investment Bank.
The euro has been taking it on the chin lately - and there is more to come, says this strategist.
The UK’s opposition finance spokesman Ed Balls called on the government to provide a credible policy to encourage economic growth telling delegates at the Labour party’s annual conference the coalition government’s austerity plan “just wasn’t working”.
The euro zone will be in a recession before the end of the year, an economist from the Royal Bank of Scotland told CNBC Monday.
Attempting to decipher what will happen next in the euro zone crisis following the annual meeting of the International Monetary Fund in Washington is no easy task.
"I think Poland is still quite an exciting market. First of all, because there is a very strong local investor base, and the pension and investment funds represent over $100 billion in assets," Greg Konieczny, investment manager at Franklin Templeton, told CNBC.