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  • Jay Taylor of Taylor Hard Money Advisors is bullish on smaller gold mining firms as he expects gold prices to rise on Euro-zone debt worries.

    As Greece stands on the cusp of another bailout, one analyst says the fix is likely to be only temporary and he expects other Euro-zone countries to also require new rounds of funding. He believes the region's economic uncertainty will further weaken the Euro  and boost gold prices.

  • Gazprom

    Gazprom, the Russian gas monopoly, could take advantage of Greece's sovereign debt crisis to strengthen its leading position on European gas supply and counter attempts by the European Union to diversify its energy relationships.

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    As the quarter winds down, the temperature on Wall Street has warmed up quickly for stocks while investors chill on Treasurys.

  • Vietnamese worker uses sewing machine at garment factory, Hanoi, Vietnam.

    Asian economies are not protected from Europe’s debt problems given their strong trade links, even though they have high savings and relatively strong financial systems, RBS wrote in a recent report.

  • Why Can't JPM & GS Shake Off Greece?

    JPMorgan and Goldman Sachs both hit 52-week lows on Greece turmoil, with the Fast Money team.

  • Should Greece Vote Down Austerity?

    David Rosenberg, discusses why Greece should vote down austerity measures, and whether the US economic will slow post QE2.

  • Word on the Street

    Markets move on as storms gather in Greece, with the Fast Money crew. Dennis Gartman, of the Gartman Letter also weighs in.

  • The “Mad Money” host explains why he thinks stocks climbed higher Tuesday.

  • Private Equity Risk

    According to a new index of sovereign risk just released by BlackRock, Norway is the least risky nation on the planet. Read on to find out which other nations round out the Top 5.

  • Markets Unphased

    Consumer confidence, Greece and housing are not affecting the markets yet. Insight on why the markets are rallying and an update on Greece, with Nicholas Colas, ConvergEx Group; Sean Hyman, World Currency Watch; and CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera.

  • Greeks Riot Ahead of Vote

    CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera takes a closer look at the country's complex unemployment issues.

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    Yes, the Greek drama is fascinating. But don't forget - QE2 is ending, and that will hit currencies too. Here's how.

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    France’s new plan to rescue Greece and forestall the looming global financial crisis has one important thing in common with all the previous efforts: It won’t work.

  • Protests in Athens, Greece

    We love emails from our readers, who are generally better informed than anyone we know. Here's our favorite email from last week's mailbag.

  • Unusual Activity, Pops & Drops

    A check on Google's big splash in wireless, with Colin Gillis, BGC Financial analyst, and a look at the midday market moving stocks.

  • Only on Wall Street: Zynga & LinkedIn

    Zynga's IPO could be worth $15B-$20B; the underwriters of LinkedIn's IPO rate the stock with a series of buys; and rioters in Greece take to the streets in protest of upcoming austerity measures, with CNBC's Kate Kelly & Michelle Caruso-Cabrera.

  • Greece's Tax Troubles

    CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports high taxes is fueling much of the anger in Greece.

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    A Greek default could be a couple of years away, and that wouldn't be such a bad thing, this strategist says. 

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    Trichet is vigilant, a Bank of England official is dovish, and central bank managers are down on the dollar. Time for your FX Fix.

  • French Finance Minister Christine Lagarde is considered the top contender to replace Strauss-Kahn as IMF chief.

    Christine Lagarde said that she wants to fix the “open wounds” left by Dominique Strauss-Kahn’s departure from the IMF.