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  • Farrell: Dancing the Potomac Two Step Friday, 5 Feb 2010 | 8:37 AM ET

    Why would you ever want to be President? Everyone who comes to the job does so with some vision and dream and quickly has to learn how to dance the dance if anything is to be done. It's harder now than ever with the accumulated debt we have built up.

  • Bill Gross

    The growing sovereign debt problems in Europe will continue to keep markets under pressure, Bill Gross, co-CIO and founder of Pimco, told CNBC Thursday.

  • Head Fake, Or More Pain To Come? Thursday, 4 Feb 2010 | 1:23 PM ET

    Catch me if you've heard this one before. A global crisis emerges from some obscure country, and the VIX surges by some mind-boggling amount.

  • Busch: US Crisis Lesson For Europe Thursday, 4 Feb 2010 | 10:57 AM ET

    Case in point, it seems the IMF is the only body that may have the legal capability to assist these countries in their time of need. This reminds me of something, what is it?

  • Roubini: It Would Take a Crisis to Change Russia Thursday, 4 Feb 2010 | 6:26 AM ET
    Nouriel Roubini

    It would take a sharp fall in the price of oil or another crisis to change Russia's economic system for the long term, Nouriel Roubini, economist and New York University Professor, told CNBC Thursday.

  • In Europe, Challenges for Google Tuesday, 2 Feb 2010 | 11:15 AM ET

    Google has a problem in China. But it may have bigger headaches in Europe. The New York Times reports.

  • How Critical Is the Fed’s Independence? Monday, 1 Feb 2010 | 2:22 PM ET
    Ben Bernanke

    There are some who blame the Fed for missing warnings signs leading up to the financial crisis; others have said the Fed caused the crisis with its “easy-money” policies.

  • Vote on Dr. Doom's New Nickname Monday, 1 Feb 2010 | 9:12 AM ET
  • Trains and Takeaways from Davos Monday, 1 Feb 2010 | 5:21 AM ET
    Davos, Switzerland

    There was an agreement that banking regulation and reform was important, but no real plans on what to do.

  • Farrell: Time For A Correction? Friday, 29 Jan 2010 | 8:56 AM ET

    The market needs a correction after a 60% gain from last March and the news of the day Thursday was that Greece was looking for some help.

  • Lagarde on Euro Zone: No Way Out and No Bailout Friday, 29 Jan 2010 | 6:50 AM ET

    Euro zone member states must meet their commitments on budget stability and cannot be bailed out by the euro zone, French Finance Minister Christine Lagarde told CNBC in Davos on Friday.

  • Greek Economy Needs 'Structural Changes': PM Thursday, 28 Jan 2010 | 5:38 PM ET
    The former Greek Prime Minister, George Papandreou

    Greece's Prime Minister George Papandreou told CNBC Thursday that his country has to make substantial changes to recover from its devastating financial problems.

  • Iceland Plea for Aid Meets with Cold Response Friday, 15 Jan 2010 | 8:24 AM ET

    Icelandic pleas for further aid met with a cool response on Thursday as the IMF suggested its hands may be tied by an Anglo-Dutch debt impasse and Sweden signaled no immediate funds were on the way.

  • No Default Risk for Greece, Iceland Junk Monday, 11 Jan 2010 | 9:40 AM ET

    Despite lots of talk about sovereign debt default in 2010, IHS Global Insight said Monday there is very little chance of major problems over the coming year.

  • The 5 Keys for a Bullish 2010 Monday, 11 Jan 2010 | 6:50 AM ET

    After fighting tooth and nail to hit 2009 targets CEOs are reluctant to call the end of the bad times until enough revenue arrives in 2010.

  • England Should be Separated from Scotland: Economist Tuesday, 5 Jan 2010 | 6:13 AM ET

    The English economy would be better off if it was separated from Scotland, its UK neighbor, because the cost of backstopping Scotland's banks far outweighs any benefits, Roger Nightingale, strategist at Pointon York, told CNBC.com Monday.

  • The Worst May Not Be Over for Europe Thursday, 31 Dec 2009 | 4:13 AM ET
    Flags of member states of the European Union.

    Fears are growing that Greece or another weak country may default on its sovereign debt obligations, forcing the richer countries in Europe to ride to the rescue or face the risks, the New York Times reports.

  • Greece to Tackle Deficit, Corruption: Prime Minister Friday, 11 Dec 2009 | 6:08 AM ET
    Parthenon temple on Acropolis Hill, Athens, Greece

    The European Summit kicked off Friday with Greece's mounting debt and deficit problems at the head of the conference agenda.

  • UK, France Rivalry Grows — over Farms Wednesday, 9 Dec 2009 | 6:00 AM ET

    The renewed rivalry between France and the UK is still growing. And this time agriculture is the altercation.

  • Greece Faces 'Race Against Time': FinMin Wednesday, 2 Dec 2009 | 5:29 AM ET

    The world may be focused on the debt crisis that has submerged the emirate of Dubai, but in Europe investors are also watching the situation unfolding in Greece and whether it could be the next shoe to drop.