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  • Does Greece Have a Deal? Thursday, 23 Jun 2011 | 3:05 PM ET
    Does Greece Have a Deal?

    CNBC's Tyler Mathisen with a report that Greece has a deal with the EU and IMF on a 5-year austerity plan.

  • Investing Amid Global Turmoil Thursday, 23 Jun 2011 | 12:12 PM ET
    Investing Amid Global Turmoil

    CNBC's Gary Kaminsky looks at weakenss in European financial stocks; and insight on taking a long term approach to investing, with Joe Dear, CalPERS CIO.

  • Busch: Greece and Trichet Thursday, 23 Jun 2011 | 11:35 AM ET
    Swimming pool in Greece

    To most market participants, it should not be a surprise that today we had the type of comments by ECB’s Trichet on the risks associated with Greece contagion. We are constantly hearing the analogy to the US financial crisis and a Lehman event. Also, Trichet’s comments about the link between the sovereign debt and European banks should not be a surprise as this is the key factor in the crisis.

  • Northern Europe: Fed Up Over Greece Thursday, 23 Jun 2011 | 10:40 AM ET
    Northern Europe: Fed Up Over Greece

    CNBC's Guy Johnson reports that northern European countries say they are fed up over Greece.

  • Trash Talk From Trichet, Sunny Skies in Switzerland Thursday, 23 Jun 2011 | 10:01 AM ET

    The European Central Bank's Trichet sees red, and hedge funds see problems in Mexico. It's your Thursday FX Fix.

  • Germany Softens on Greece Thursday, 23 Jun 2011 | 9:35 AM ET
    German Chancellor Angela Merkel

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel has certainly changed her tune. Now she's warning about the exposure of European financial institutions to credit default swaps that insure Greek bonds.

  • Brace for Greek Restructuring in September: Professor Thursday, 23 Jun 2011 | 8:08 AM ET
    The Parthenon in Greece

    Financial markets should brace themselves for a restructuring of Greek debt in September, Barry Eichengreen, Professor of Economics at the University of California, Berkeley said on Thursday.

  • European Central Bank

    The New York Times considers the possibility that a firm or group of firms insured billions of dollars of European debt through derivatives.

  • Brain Drain Is Happening in Greece: Economist Thursday, 23 Jun 2011 | 4:30 AM ET

    Greece is facing an exit by some of the most talented people in its workforce, as well as its broader economic problems, John Sfakianakis Group Chief Economist at Banque Saudi Al Fransi, told CNBC Thursday.

  • David Bloom: 'Is There a Bigger Armageddon Out There?' Thursday, 23 Jun 2011 | 3:09 AM ET

    Investors are afraid of “Armageddon” in foreign exchange markets due to concerns beyond the Greek debt crisis and sluggish US growth, David Bloom global head of foreign exchange at HSBC told CNBC Thursday.

  • Could 'Rip-Off Britain' Really Print More Money? Thursday, 23 Jun 2011 | 2:39 AM ET
    Big Ben

    Minutes from the last meeting of the BoE’s monetary policy committee showed that despite two members wanting to hike rates, others are considering another round of quantitative easing.

  • Athens Accused of Bid to Amend Austerity Deal Thursday, 23 Jun 2011 | 2:37 AM ET

    Greece’s new finance minister has attempted to renegotiate parts of the austerity deal struck with international lenders last month, drawing anger from his European counterparts as they battle to find a solution to Athens’ debt crisis, reports the FT.

  • Is the Euro Set for a Big Summer Selloff? Thursday, 23 Jun 2011 | 1:19 AM ET

    With persistent uncertainty over the  Greek government's policies and over the EU's ability to agree on a solution, the euro should be on shaky ground, according to some analysts.

  • EU to Present United Front as Summit Seeks to Reassure Thursday, 23 Jun 2011 | 12:54 AM ET
    EU building flags brussels

    As a two-day meeting of EU leaders gets underway in Brussels on Thursday, analysts expect the summit to provide temporary relief for financial markets with leaders present a united front and insisting they will continue to support Greece, but not much more.

  • How to Trade a Range Bound Euro Wednesday, 22 Jun 2011 | 11:57 AM ET

    Despite all the euro news, the currency is basically range-bound, this expert says. Here's how to trade it.

  • Johnson: The Greek Tragedy of Debt Wednesday, 22 Jun 2011 | 11:49 AM ET
    A man walks outside the Bank of Greece headquarters during a demonstation against government's austerity measures in central Athens.

    The Greeks have certainly embraced the classics as their economy discovers the painful virtues of a free fall.

  • Farr: Greece—This is Getting Ridiculous! Wednesday, 22 Jun 2011 | 11:00 AM ET

    Greece is the bad penny that keeps cropping up at inconvenient moments. We’d desperately like to forget Greece. Farr has been writing about it for 18 months with all of these depressing comments, and it seems to be among the things blamed for market down days.

  • Bank of England Has Its Doves, Chinese Yuan Its Bears Wednesday, 22 Jun 2011 | 9:18 AM ET

    Bank of England governors warn of weakness, and everybody is waiting for Bernanke — it's time for your FX Fix.

  • Greece Austerity: Now What? Wednesday, 22 Jun 2011 | 9:06 AM ET
    Greece Austerity: Now What?

    A check on Europe markets as the Greek prime minister survives the confidence vote, with CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera and Ross Westgate.

  • Greece Cannot Avoid Default Wednesday, 22 Jun 2011 | 8:05 AM ET
    Greece Cannot Avoid Default

    There is no way Greece can avoid a default, says Michael Spence, Nobel Laureate, with Mark Olson, former Federal Reserve governor.