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  • German Chancellor Angela Merkel

    The Euro is in big danger. German patience, if it can be called that, will reach the limit. The US voter should realize we are bailing out the euro zone, and who signed up for that?

  • Portugal is a “totally different situation” than Greece, Ricardo Salgado, chairman of Espirito Santo Financial Group [ESFG], a financial services holding company which does business primarily in Portugal, told CNBC on Tuesday.

  • Thomas Jefferson

    The EU faces some of the same structural and debt problems then faced by the United States — a North-South (or North-Periphery) divide; and state fiscal budgets run amok.

  • The European Union's economy chief has warned that the region will stagnate unless governments make major reforms to boost growth.

  • The European Debt Crisis - See Complete Coverage

    Cramer doubts it will happen, but here's how you survive in the meantime.

  • St George's Flag & Houses of Parliament

    The spending cuts outlined by the UK treasury are “a crazy cutting agenda,” that could push the country back into recession, according to a former Bank of England official.

  • German Chancellor Angela Merkel

    Merkel is showing the rest of Europe that they are serious about their own deficits and are serious about the rest of Europe following their lead.

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    Speculation that Greece could opt out of -- or be pushed out of -- the euro zone roiled global stock markets last week.

  • Reichstag Parliment building, Berlin, Germany

    The German government is to begin a drastic budget austerity program next year to set an example to the rest of the euro zone, and comply with a “debt guillotine” that has been written into the German constitution.

  • This is what the US, Europe and China need to do to keep Friday’s rally going.

  • Jaws

    A global crisis of confidence is imminent unless there's “a bigger boat” to tackle the world’s economic problems, Beat Lenherr, chief global strategist at LGT Capital Management, told CNBC Friday.

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    Markets are significantly undervalued in terms of corporate earnings, and stocks are set to bounce back with a vengeance, Christian Blaabjerg, Strategist at Saxo Bank, told CNBC Friday.

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    On Tuesday, investors started closing down risky bets because they feared what secret nasties the Germans had uncovered to prompt them to unilaterally ban 'naked' short selling on their top 10 banks.

  • Expect wild volatility in European markets Friday, as the Continent awaits the German vote on euro-zone bailout package.

  • NYSE Trader

    Global stocks plunged for the third day in a row on growing fears that Europe's financial crisis will hurt economic growth and lead to a wider market correction.

  • Nouriel Roubini

    Stocks are likely to continue their aggressive decline and shed another 20 percent as the world economy weakens, economist Nouriel Roubini told CNBC.

  • Cramer explains why the shorts might want to cover sooner rather than later. Plus, his preferred play on this volatile market.

  • The German government announced plans to ban naked short-selling at the country's 10 most important financial institutions on Tuesday. Bill Spiropoulos, CEO of CoreStates Capital Advisors, shared his insights on the new proposal.

  • German Chancellor Angela Merkel

    Having lost a regional vote in Westphalia, the politic overcame all and she scrambled to pander to the electorate who are good and mad that she is involving Germany in the European bailout.

  • A trader sits in front of a board displaying Germany's share index DAX at the stock exchange in Frankfurt/Munich, western Germany.

    The man at the eye of the financial storm that has engulfed the euro has learnt to be patient after 20 years confined to a wheelchair. But Wolfgang Schaeuble, Germany’s finance minister, is also a man in a hurry, the Financial Times reported.