Economic Regions The European Union


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    With uncertainty and volatility big issues much like last year, money managers say go for high dividend-paying stocks and sectors such as healthcare, consumer staples and utilities.

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    The Greeks talk to creditors, the British have a jobs problem, and Indonesia gets a lift - it's time for your FX Fix.

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    The deterioration in growth in the Greek economy means that getting the private sector involvement necessary to reduce the debt of the country will not be enough to make the debt manageable, according to one expert.

  • Greek Debt Deal Talks Continue

    Negotiators will be back in Athens tomorrow to continue discussions about reducing Greece's debt, with CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera.

  • S&P Downgrades Already Priced In?

    S&P downgraded the Euro Zone rescue fund by one notch Tuesday. Camilla Sutton, chief currency strategist at Scotia Capital, discusses whether the move is already priced into the market.

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    There is trouble brewing over the European Central Bank's Greek debt position, but Greek Prime Minister Papademos isn't going near it.

  • Greece's PM on Solving Euro Debt Crisis

    "Printing money's not an answer to addressing the issues that you raised," says Greek Prime Minister Papademos.

  • U.S. Markets Shrug Off Euro Downgrades

    The U.S. market is shrugging off S&P downgrades of nine European countries and the Euro Zone bailout fund. What's driving the teflon market? David Kelly, JPMorgan Funds, discusses.

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    China grows, Spain sells bonds, rating agencies predict a Greek default - it's time for your FX Fix.

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    Investors are bracing for a return to volatility when markets in the United States reopen on Tuesday, the New York Times reports.

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    Italy’s prime minister has pleaded for Germany and other creditor countries to do more to help lower his country’s borrowing costs, warning there would be a “powerful backlash” among voters in the euro zone’s struggling periphery if they did not, the Financial Times reports.

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    In an exclusive interview, Greek Prime Minister Lucas Papademos is taking straight aim at those who suggest Greece should abandon the euro: “This is really not an option.”

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    The United Kingdom is likely already back in recession and may see unemployment approach three million before the end of the year, economic think tank the Ernst & Young Item Club forecast on Monday.

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    Greek Prime Minister Lucas Papademos, in an exclusive interview with CNBC, said “printing money is not an answer” when it comes to the European Financial Crisis, and declined to wade into the growing controversy over the ECB’s role in Greek debt.

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    The credit ratings downgrade by Standard and Poor's of nine euro zone countries, will likely lead to changes to the European Financial Stability Facility (EFSF), the Chairman of the sovereign debt committee at Standard and Poor's told CNBC on Monday.

  • Exclusive: Greek PM on the Euro Zone

    CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera sits down with Greek Prime Minister Lucas Papademos to discuss the country's ongoing negotiations with the private sector and Greece's place in the euro zone.

  • Decision on EFSF Rating Soon: S&P Exec

    John Chambers, Chairman of the Sovereign Debt Committee at Standard and Poor's, says the EFSF will have to be modified and S&P will make a decision soon on the fund's credit rating.

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    Standard & Poor's cut its ratings on nine European countries, including France, Spain and Italy. French and German officials played down the significance of the move.

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    With Standard & Poor's cutting credit ratings for France and others, here's how to trade the changing landscape.

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