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  • 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.

  • Euro bills

    Speculators are not responsible for the current pressure on the euro, the currency is struggling because of political failures and diminished enthusiasm for the monetary union in Germany, Hans Redeker, global head of foreign exchange strategy, told CNBC Thursday.

  • Cramer's analysis on 10 stocks in different sectors.

  • The German government announced plans to ban naked short-selling at the country's 10 most important financial institutions on Tuesday. David Kelly, chief market strategist at JPMorgan Funds, shared his insights on the new proposal.

  • The worry that financial regulation will eventually come to hedge funds has York Capital Management CEO James Dinan watching the current reform bill on the verge of passage in the Senate.

  • What impact will Germany’s naked short-selling ban have on the U.S. markets? Lee Eugene Munson, chief investment officer at Portfolio Asset Management, shared his insights.

  • A trader looks worried as he works in a dealing room in Tel Aviv, Israel.

    Stocks tumbled around the world Wednesday as investors were rattled by efforts in the US and Europe to tighten regulation of financial markets

  • Greece

    Germany and France can't borrow or tax enough to cover all the debts of their southern neighbors.

  • The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has published its detailed economic analysis of the Greek restructuring program. It makes for truly grim reading.