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  • Charts Signal 'Buy', Dow Heads for 12,000 Monday, 24 Aug 2009 | 5:34 AM ET

    "Things look bullish on most stock markets," Royce Tostrams, technical analyst at Tostrams Groep said Monday. He told CNBC that last week the markets formed a higher low, signaling a "buy" signal.

  • French Work the Least in the World: Survey Thursday, 20 Aug 2009 | 11:32 AM ET

    The French spend the least amount of time at work, a new survey of 73 cities around the world by Swiss bank UBS shows, while the most hours are worked in Cairo and Seoul.

  • Euro Zone July Prices Fall by More than Forecast Friday, 14 Aug 2009 | 6:39 AM ET

    Prices in the 16 countries that use the euro fell on an annual basis for the second straight month in July and by more than previously anticipated, official figures showed Friday.

  • China the Key to Preventing ‘Lost Decade?’ Friday, 14 Aug 2009 | 6:32 AM ET
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    Many market experts and economists are saying that the world has avoided the next Great Depression, but concerns still abound about how long negative or slow economic growth will continue.

  • We Are in a Semi-Depression: Nightingale Friday, 14 Aug 2009 | 2:55 AM ET

    The surprise rise in German and French gross domestic product does not mean the world recession is over, and central banks are likely to make mistakes that would bring about a second recession, Roger Nightingale, strategist at Pointon York, told CNBC Friday.

  • Dollar Bulls May Gain Upper Hand: Forex Analyst Tuesday, 11 Aug 2009 | 5:05 AM ET

    The dollar bulls may finally get the upper hand as it becomes clear to investors that the euro zone is behind the U.S. and the U.K. in its economic recovery prospects, Jane Foley, currencies analyst at Forex.com, told CNBC Tuesday.

  • Each Penny RBS Shares Rise, Gov't Gets $680 Million Thursday, 6 Aug 2009 | 4:52 AM ET

    Every penny that RBS shares rise above 50.4 pence nets the UK government -- the majority shareholder -- $680 million in dividend payments.

  • Deutsche Bank Spy Scandal Widens: Report Monday, 3 Aug 2009 | 6:17 AM ET
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    Deutsche Bank's effort to spy on its critics was more extensive than previously disclosed, involving a plan to target as many as 20 people, including a number of investors, a detective involved in the affair told the Wall Street Journal.

  • Prepare for 'Age of Turbulence': 'Chaotics' Author Wednesday, 22 Jul 2009 | 6:08 AM ET

    Economic cycles will never be the same, as we are going to see more turbulence and shorter periods of prosperity, John Caslione, founder and CEO of GCS Business Capital and author of "Chaotics" told CNBC Wednesday.

  • Bad Tech Causes 'Web Stress' For European Workers Wednesday, 15 Jul 2009 | 11:47 AM ET
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    ‘Web stress’ has become a major source of frustration in the European work place. It can dent morale, cut productivity and even led to resignations, but the UK has it worst, new research from software giant CA revealed.

  • Farrell: Data More Negative Than Not Monday, 13 Jul 2009 | 9:56 AM ET

    Last Friday, the closely-watched University of Michigan consumer confidence survey registered a disappointing reading of 64.6, when hopes had been for a 70 or so. But maybe it shouldn't have been a surprise, figuring that, during the month, energy prices were high (since reversed, of course), the stock market was struggling, and unemployment continued to rise.

  • Going on Holiday? French Food Just Getting Cheaper Wednesday, 1 Jul 2009 | 8:33 AM ET
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    French restaurants and bars are likely to get a boost from a tax cut to 5.5 percent from 19.6 percent.

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    The price of oil, which is rising too fast, and long-term interest rates that are beginning to creep up are likely to suppress a budding recovery, famous economist Nouriel Roubini, also dubbed "Dr. Doom," told CNBC Monday.

  • Clamp Down on Too Big to Fail Banks: Roubini Monday, 22 Jun 2009 | 5:03 AM ET
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    The financial sector reforms in the US did not go far enough to ensure the banking system was free of risks and easier to regulate, and more steps need to be taken to ensure banks are not too big to fail, Nouriel Roubini, chairman of RGE Monitor, told CNBC Monday.

  • Commentary: Clearer Skies for Paris Airshow? Tuesday, 16 Jun 2009 | 5:31 AM ET

    Day two of the Paris air show and Monday's terrible weather seems to have lifted. The question is has it lifted the mood of those here at Le Bourget?

  • Every Cloud Has a Silver Lining Monday, 15 Jun 2009 | 2:34 PM ET

    Two years ago here at the Paris Airshow the sun was shining, the champagne corks were flying and the fizz was flowing as the orders rolled in for Airbus and Boeing. Wind the clock forward to now and the story is very different.

  • Aviation World Has Arrived in Paris Under a Cloud Monday, 15 Jun 2009 | 7:22 AM ET

    This is the 100th Paris Airshow but the aviation industry has little to celebrate. The grey weather here at Le Bourget really sums up to mood of most CEOs in the industry and it's extremely unlikely that we will see the flurry of aircraft orders normally associated with the event. The tragic news associated with Air France 447 is also casting a long shadow and is likely to dominate many of Airbus' scheduled events.

  • Market To Watch: Credit Thursday, 11 Jun 2009 | 9:30 AM ET

    European credit spreads edged wider and gilts and bunds prices tumbled Thursday, after the US Treasury's 'sloppy' auction which reinforced investors' expectations that the Federal Reserve will have to raise rates sooner rather than later.

  • European Banks Upgraded to 'Overweight': KBW Monday, 8 Jun 2009 | 9:39 AM ET

    European banks still have upside potential despite the recent rally, as the worst is over for the continent's financial institutions, analysts at financial services investment bank KBW, who upgraded the European banking sector to 'Overweight', said Monday.

  • ECB's Trichet to Germany's Merkel: Back Off Thursday, 4 Jun 2009 | 12:21 PM ET
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    The head of the European Central Bank refused to bullied into changing policy Thursday following comments by German Chancellor Angela Merkel regarding her concerns that the central bank's loose monetary policy could lead the global economy into another, bigger crisis over the next decade.