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  • The former Greek Prime Minister, George Papandreou

    A deal that imposes 50 percent losses on private sector bondholders means Greece's debt burden will be sustainable, Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou said on Thursday.

  • Stocks Beat Bonds Over 'Next 10 Years': Marc Faber Wednesday, 26 Oct 2011 | 12:09 PM ET
    Marc Farber

    "I'm a great optimist in life," the man known as Dr. Doom told CNBC Wednesday. "Otherwise I would commit suicide in view of the kind of governments we have nowadays."

  • Blog: Why Euro Crisis will Continue to Unnerve the Markets Wednesday, 26 Oct 2011 | 11:28 AM ET
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    As markets have been rebounding on euro hopes, the eurozone leaders have been debating a plan that should satisfy the financial markets. The hope is futile. A comprehensive plan does not exist. The eurozone crisis will get worse before it will get better.

  • Greek Bond 'Haircut' of 50% Appears Set: Sources Wednesday, 26 Oct 2011 | 9:58 AM ET
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    Negotiators remain divided, however, on the issue of what will happen to the remaining 50 percent of the current outstanding 205 billion euros ($284.9 billion) of debt load.

  • Yen Hits a Record, Aussie Dollar Slips, Euro Awaits News Wednesday, 26 Oct 2011 | 7:28 AM ET
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    The yen's on a roll, and it's Europe Day again - time for your daily FX Fix.

  • France Eyes More Belt-Tighting as Election Looms Wednesday, 26 Oct 2011 | 1:44 AM ET
    French President Nicholas Sarkozy

    With France's economic growth outlook fast deteriorating, President Nicolas Sarkozy increasingly has little choice but to launch a new round of belt-tightening six months from a presidential election.

  • Be Bold Mario, Put Out That Fire Wednesday, 26 Oct 2011 | 12:53 AM ET
    European Central Bank

    Congratulations and commiserations: next week, you will take up one of the most important central banking jobs in the world; but you will also bear a frightful responsibility. The FT reports.

  • Europe's Most Luxurious Hotels Tuesday, 25 Oct 2011 | 11:37 PM ET
    With the euro zone in crisis and the U.S. economy sluggish at best, luxury breaks in some of the world's best hotels might not be at the top of everyone's priority list, but premium hotels are doing surprisingly well, according to research by American Express Business Insights.Looking at hotel sector trends in Europe from the 2008 downturn to the first quarter of 2011, Sujata Bhatia, vice president of AMEX Business Insights for Europe and Asia, found that luxury accommodation is rebounding more

    Premium hotels are doing surprisingly well thanks to visitors from the US and BRIC nations.  CNBC takes a look at fourteen of the grandest hotels in Europe.

  • Fears Euro Summit Could Miss Final Deal Tuesday, 25 Oct 2011 | 3:52 PM ET
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    Eurozone leaders were struggling on Tuesday to reach agreement on a much-anticipated deal to reverse their spiralling debt crisis amid mounting signals a definitive agreement would not be reached at a key summit on Wednesday night. The FT reports.

  • Strategist: Time For a Vacation From Europe Tuesday, 25 Oct 2011 | 3:46 PM ET
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    Strategist: Time For a Vacation From Europe

  • In Cautious Times, Banks Flooded With Cash Tuesday, 25 Oct 2011 | 12:59 PM ET
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    Though financial institutions are not yet turning away customers at the door, they are trying to discourage some depositors from parking cash with them. NYT reports

  • Greece: Looking for Mr. Solon Tuesday, 25 Oct 2011 | 10:36 AM ET
    The Parthenon in Greece

    Now that it is clear that austerity is making the economy of Greece contract, worsening its debt problems, I think it is only a matter of time before Greeks repudiate the most enshrined view of serious people everywhere: that debt repudiation would be disastrous.

  • UK House Prices Predicted to Fall Next Year Tuesday, 25 Oct 2011 | 10:16 AM ET
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    House prices across the UK will fall by 5 percent next year, according to estate agents Knight Frank, although prime central London property will remain immune to the downturn as it is buoyed by international buyers.

  • Euro Firms, Kiwi Sags Tuesday, 25 Oct 2011 | 8:08 AM ET
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    The Wednesday Watch is on in Europe, and investors are hopeful - time for your FX Fix.

  • How to Break the Cycle in Greece: Economist Tuesday, 25 Oct 2011 | 7:58 AM ET
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    As European leaders ready themselves for another summit on the euro zone crisis, one economist said that the critical situation in Greece should be dealt with by focusing on growth instead of debt.

  • Today's Economy 'Is a Rerun of the 1930s': Author Tuesday, 25 Oct 2011 | 3:38 AM ET
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    The countries that will have the most success in weakening the real value of their currencies "are likely to flourish better or at least suffer less than others," author Andrew Smithers wrote.

  • Europe: Worst Ahead or Behind? Monday, 24 Oct 2011 | 7:25 PM ET
    Europe: Worst Ahead or Behind?

    Discussing the euro zone debt crisis, and possible solutions, with Andrew Busch, BMO Capital Markets, and Nicholas Burns, former U.S. ambassador to Greece.

  • The Currency Trade Behind the Merkel-Sarkozy Meeting Friday, 21 Oct 2011 | 7:10 PM ET
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    The currency markets have been all about Europe all week long. Here's a way to trade the upcoming debt-crisis meetings.

  • Money Match Up Friday, 21 Oct 2011 | 5:30 PM ET
    Money Match Up

    How you can profit from this weekend's EU summit by using currencies, with CNBC's Scott Wapner and the Money in Motion traders. And making money off the yen, as the dollar falls to record levels against it.

  • How to Trade the Euro After the Summits Friday, 21 Oct 2011 | 3:40 PM ET
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    Every snippet of Europe news is moving the markets ahead of the summits. Here's a euro trade for when the knee-jerk reactions subside.