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  • Global Markets Update: Stocks Mixed

    CNBC's Ross Westgate reports European shares were mixed in Monday morning trading, ahead of a meeting of euro zone finance ministers.

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    Commercial banks took no overnight emergency funds from the ECB, data showed on Monday, pointing to a consistent improvement in money market access this year.

  • As Britons choke on discovering they may have eaten horse that was imported as beef, this new scandal has exposed the sometimes murky labyrinth by which food reaches Europe's dinner tables.

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    The global "currency war" could get even worse if Europe joins the fray, says the man widely credited with coining the term.

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    Ulrich Hackenberg isn't yet a household name but if Volkswagen's $70 billion bet on his big idea pays off, he may join the likes of Henry Ford in the canon of auto industry pioneers.

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    The Australian dollar hasn't been following its usual pattern of rallying when stocks are strong. This strategist has some ideas why - and a trading plan.

  • European Markets Close

    CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports on all the market moving events in Europe today, including

  • European Union leaders reached agreement on the first ever cut in their common budget on Friday after 24 hours of talks, seeking to placate millions at home struggling through government cutbacks and recession.

  • He's blond, opinionated, has a flair for publicity and is a bit of a comedian. However, Finnish politician Alex Stubb has taken up a trickier task than running London.

  • ECB’s New Bond Plan: OMT! Crisis Averted, for Now

    Banks will pay back 4.993 billion euros next week of the 3-year loans they took from the European Central Bank a year ago, bringing the total payback of the first 489 billion in loans to 146 billion.

  • European Shares Higher As EU Summit Continues

    CNBC's Kelly Evans reports on Friday's market moving events from Europe.

  • Bundestag President on EU's Future

    Norbert Lammert, president of the Bundestag, says other member states will also have suggestions in renegotiating EU terms as suggested by the UK.

  • What Will Europe Look Like in 2020?

    Professor Norman Lammert, president of the Bundestag speaks to Ross Westgate about how he sees the bloc evolving in the years to come.

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    You simply can not be as aggressive now, said Cramer. Watch for a handful of companies to sell off.

  • European Shares Turn Negative

    CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports on today's trading activity in Europe.

  • With Greeks already struggling under wage and pension cuts imposed by the foreign lenders, many have been forced to brave the winter cold without heating to escape spiraling fuel prices.

  • ECB’s New Bond Plan: OMT! Crisis Averted, for Now

    Economic activity in the euro area will remain weak in early 2013 before gradually recovering later in the year, European Central Bank (ECB) President Mario Draghi said on Thursday.

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    The Bank of England kept its support for the economy steady on Thursday, voting to reinvest 6.6 billion pounds of bond holdings that mature in March and saying it would provide more stimulus if needed.

  • Incoming Bank of England Governor Mark Carney

    Mark Carney, the next governor of the Bank of England, said on Thursday any rethink of how British monetary policy is run should be made carefully but changes should be looked at over time.

  • Dow Flirts With 14,000, Should Investors Flirt Back?

    David Joy, Ameriprise Financial; Ben White, POLITICO; Phil Orlando, Federated Investors, discuss what's causing the market stall, and weigh in on whether stocks are still attractive at these levels.