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  • European Debt Crisis Friday, 9 Sep 2011 | 11:32 AM ET
    European Debt Crisis

    CNBC confirms Greek denial of weekend default rumors and details on ECB board member Juergen Stark's resignation, with CNBC's Guy Johnson and Silvia Wadhwa.

  • The Crisis Caravan Moves On Friday, 9 Sep 2011 | 8:13 AM ET

    One crisis meeting is hot on the heels of the other and our policy makers - central bankers, ministers, heads of state and government - jet stream around the globe, trying to "manage" the crisis, writes CNBC's Silvia Wadhwa.

  • ‘Stupidity’ Created Euro: Wetherspoon Chairman Friday, 9 Sep 2011 | 6:06 AM ET

    The euro is nothing more than an economic mirage because it lacks the essential building blocks of a long-term secure currency, according to Tim Martin, chairman of UK pub restaurant chain JD Wetherspoon.

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    The boss of the Greek debt office (PDMA) has told CNBC that Friday is not the deadline for the debt swap plan.

  • Today's Currency Market Thursday, 8 Sep 2011 | 2:26 PM ET
    Today's Currency Market

    Discussing today's drop in the euro and its impact on the U.S. dollar, with Nick Bennenbroek, Wells Fargo head of currency strategy.

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    So far the Greeks' implementation has been anything but impeccable. The end will probably come towards the end of the year, writes CNBC's Guy Johnson.

  • High Noon Approaching for Greece? Thursday, 8 Sep 2011 | 10:04 AM ET
    The Parthenon in Greece

    The Greek tragedy in several acts would appear to be approaching a climactic moment. The warnings coming out of Berlin all week have been hard to ignore: "Greece either puts up or shoves off" would seem to be the blunt message being offered.

  • More Easing on the Way for the UK? Thursday, 8 Sep 2011 | 6:36 AM ET

    The call for further quantitative easing by business leaders in the UK to reboot the economy has divided analysts and commentators between those who fear it will create a bigger deficit and those who argue that it is needed to stave off another recession.

  • Fear of Greece Leaving Euro Lingers Over Markets Thursday, 8 Sep 2011 | 2:30 AM ET
    European Central Bank

    There are plenty of officials who would argue there is no possibility of Greece being excluded from the euro zone in the event of a bankruptcy, writes BNY Mellon's Simon Derrick.

  • Technical Signals On Euro Spell Trouble: Strategist Wednesday, 7 Sep 2011 | 2:59 PM ET

    It's not enough that the German court gave mixed signals to the euro. Now the technical patterns aren't looking so good either.

  • More Hurdles Ahead for the Euro, Strategist Says Wednesday, 7 Sep 2011 | 11:50 AM ET

    The Swiss National Bank and the German courts have changed the outlook for the euro - but it's still cloudy.

  • Stocks Soar as Italy and Greece Act on Austerity Wednesday, 7 Sep 2011 | 8:51 AM ET

    George Soros is warning the euro zone debt crisis could be worse than the Lehman crisis but stocks across Europe are sharply higher this morning following news from Athens and Rome on how they plan to tackle their budget deficits.

  • Swiss Franc Steadies, Krone Attracts Wednesday, 7 Sep 2011 | 7:52 AM ET

    The Swiss 'peg' is mostly holding as traders hunt for alternatives — it's time for your FX Fix.

  • Markets 'Trying to Catch Falling Knife': Fund Manager Wednesday, 7 Sep 2011 | 5:20 AM ET

    The current market volatility and uncertainty has made finding what to buy even more difficult, Pedro De Noronha, managing partner at Noster Capital, told CNBC.com Wednesday.

  • Listen to What Bond Markets Are Telling Us Wednesday, 7 Sep 2011 | 1:39 AM ET

    What is to be done? To find an answer, listen to the markets. They are saying: borrow and spend, please. Yet those who profess faith in the magic of the markets are most determined to ignore the cry. The fiscal skies are falling, they insist, according to the FT.

  • Soros: Crisis 'Worse Than Lehman' Wednesday, 7 Sep 2011 | 1:14 AM ET
    George Soros

    Remember the collapse of Lehman Brothers ? Europeans certainly do. As Europe struggles to contain its government debt crisis, the greatest fear is that one of the Continent’s major banks may fail.

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    While a recent report showed that U.S. financial companies have nearly $200 billion in net exposure to Greece, Ireland, and Portugal, the amount is "manageable," according to a letter Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke wrote to members of Congress.

  • Greece's Borrowing Costs Hit Record High of 20% Tuesday, 6 Sep 2011 | 2:38 PM ET

    Debt-crippled Greece's borrowing costs reached a new record high Tuesday on fears about the country's austerity program, a new blow as Prime Minister George Papandreou chaired a cabinet meeting aimed at finding ways to speed up delayed structural reforms.

  • Europeans Talk of Sharp Change in Fiscal Affairs Tuesday, 6 Sep 2011 | 11:18 AM ET
    European Central Bank

    As leaders in Europe try to contain a deepening financial crisis, they are also increasingly talking about making fundamental changes to the way their 17-nation economic union works. The NYT reports.

  • Will German Court Decision Derail the Euro? Tuesday, 6 Sep 2011 | 8:52 AM ET
    Reichstag Parliment building, Berlin, Germany

    On Wednesday, investors will wait with bated breath for news from Germany again, where the Federal Constitutional Court has the power to make or break the fate of the euro zone.