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  • A protester kicks a riot police officer during a general strike against government austerity plans, in Athens.

    Some of the safest, plain-vanilla investment accounts in the U.S. could be challenged if Greece defaults on its sovereign debt.

  • Regardless of whether there is another Greek “save”, preventing the actual default that still seems inevitable, the fact remains that adding debt to try and solve a debt crisis is a moronic approach when your interest costs already exceed your tax revenues (as is currently the case in Greece).

  • Future of Lehman Bros.

    Investors continue to worry about the risk of a Greek debt default and some are making comparisons between the Greece and Lehman Brothers collapse. Insight with Bryan Marsal, Lehman Bros. CEO.

  • Private Equities Opportunities

    Insight on the future of global risk and how Greek debt is weighing on markets, with Ted Virtue, MidOcean Partners CEO.

  • Yes, the euro is struggling and Greece is a mess. Still. Time to look elsewhere for a fresh trading idea.

  • Europe Rattles Currencies Markets

    Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou plans to re-organize his cabinet in an effort to win backing for the latest austerity package, reports CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera. A look at how this is impacting the markets.

  • Protester throws a stone during demonstration at anti-austerity rally.

    In the days before Lehman Brothers collapsed, I spent hours on the phone with various officials of the US government. All of them had the same message: there won't be a bailout of Lehman.

  • A protester kicks a riot police officer during a general strike against government austerity plans, in Athens.

    Markets took a tumble on Thursday on fresh worries about the Greek debt crisis and European policy makers were urged to come up with a credible plan to restructure the country's debt.

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    The euro is sliding, the safe-haven Swiss franc is rising, and everyone is watching Greece — it's time for your FX Fix.

  • Uncertainty Spooking Markets

    Investors are watching Greece and worrying about the markets. Sarat Sethi, Douglas C. Lane & Associates and Stuart Schweitzer, JPMorgan Private Bank weigh in on the global economic future.

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    A new bet has been placed on the the Greek debt crisis. It backs a growing view among investors that Athens may be about to suffer a messy default that could spark a run on the country’s banks and a deeper eurozone crisis, the FT reported.

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    The Greek debt crisis fanned a broad sell off Wednesday and it will no doubt keep markets on edge Thursday.

  • Fast Money Web Extra

    The Fast Money crew offers special CNBC.com-only advice on your investments.

  • Gold

    Gold is almost like another currency these days, and this strategist thinks it has room to run against the euro.

  • Stocks closed broadly lower Wednesday as the dollar jumped following worries over the exacerbating Greek debt situation and after a handful of dismal economic news.

  • Greece Sparks Market Sell-Off

    Insight on today's market sell-off, with John Buckingham, Al Frank Asset Management; Marc Harris, RBC Capital Markets; and CNBC's Ron Insana, Scott Wapner, Sharon Epperson and Simon Hobbs.

  • Demonstrators and riot police clash during a protest against plans for new austerity measures.

    The uprising in Greece today demonstrates one of the gravest flaws in so many discussions of government debt crises: They ignore individual politics.

  • As stocks fell sharply on Wednesday, Cramer explains why the market could still fall further.

  • Greece Update: Government Reshuffle

    CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports the Greece PM has agreed to reshuffle the government. "A default by Greece is not factored into the market," he says.

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    A trader at a major Greek bank lets us know how things are looking from his perch above the main square in Athens.