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  • Game Plan: Why the U.S. Still Needs Help Friday, 31 Oct 2008 | 7:09 PM ET

    If Europe, Britain and China don't cut interest rates, we could be in some real trouble.

  • VW Briefly Rivals Exxon for Biggest Market Cap Tuesday, 28 Oct 2008 | 12:33 PM ET

    Scarcity of Volkswagen stocks after Porsche bought up nearly all the remaining free float triggered a short squeeze that pushed VW's market capitalization above that of Exxon at some point Tuesday.

  • Banks' mark-to-market losses on financial products like asset-backed debt doubled to $2.8 trillion since forecasts in April, because of deteriorating market conditions, the Bank of England estimated in a report.

  • Euro Stocks off Lows but Asia Nosedives Wednesday, 8 Oct 2008 | 6:56 AM ET

    European stocks pared back some of the losses on Wednesday after plunging about 8 percent earlier in the session as credit fears grew.

  • Dow Drops Below 9,700 as Bernanke Speaks Tuesday, 7 Oct 2008 | 3:03 PM ET

    Stocks declined after a brief uptick as Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke seemed unable to soothe this cranky market for more than five minutes.

  • Pop From Fed Move Fizzles, Banks Skid Tuesday, 7 Oct 2008 | 12:51 PM ET

    Stocks rose Tuesday after the U.S. Federal Reserve announced a major step to help support strained commercial-paper markets.

  • Stocks Rise After Fed Move to Grease Credit Tuesday, 7 Oct 2008 | 9:56 AM ET

    Stocks rose Tuesday after the U.S. Federal Reserve announced a major step to help support strained commercial-paper markets.

  • Futures Drop After Fed Auction Statement Tuesday, 7 Oct 2008 | 9:26 AM ET

    Futures declined Tuesday after the U.S. Federal Reserve announced its fourth-quarter term auction schedule, unnerving investors who anxiously await signs of some coordinated response by global central banks to unfreeze the credit markets.

  • EU Won't Manage Unified Banking Plan Tuesday, 7 Oct 2008 | 4:26 AM ET

    The European Union will not respond with a U.S.-style bailout package to the current crisis but it will probably decide to guarantee all private deposits in banks across its territory to boost citizens' confidence in financial institutions, analysts told CNBC on Tuesday.

  • Poll: Should Countries Guarantee Deposits? Monday, 6 Oct 2008 | 3:39 AM ET

    Countries across Europe are following the move by Ireland to guarantee all its bank deposits. Should governments guarantee deposits? Vote in our poll.

  • How Ireland Will Destroy the Euro Thursday, 2 Oct 2008 | 4:28 PM ET

    Ireland's decision to guarantee all bank deposits will contribute to the demise of the single European currency, because it will erode the euro's credibility if it's allowed to go ahead, Hugh Hendry, chief investment officer and Partner at Eclectica Fund, told CNBC on Thursday.

  • Poll: Does Europe Need a Rescue Plan? Tuesday, 30 Sep 2008 | 6:48 AM ET

    Do you think European banks  need a rescue plan? Vote in the poll below.

  • Google/Yahoo Ad Deal Keeps Stirring Up The Controversy Wednesday, 24 Sep 2008 | 11:26 AM ET
    Yahoo partners with Google

    On Monday the World Federation of Advertisers, which represents 55 national advertiser associations, said it asked the European Union to block the partnership, which is expected to launch next month.

  • Germany Will Remain Europe's Economic Powerhouse Friday, 19 Sep 2008 | 10:02 AM ET

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  • History Points to a New Bull in London Thursday, 11 Sep 2008 | 6:16 AM ET

    If history is any guide, the FTSE may be in for a bull run as the index seems to have largely ignored the bad news over the past two months, market historian David Schwartz told "Squawk Box Europe."

  • Feeling Left Out? France Calls for More Intervention Tuesday, 9 Sep 2008 | 4:12 AM ET

    The government takeover of mortgage finance companies Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac shows the need for more government intervention in the financial sector, French Finance Minister Christine Lagarde told CNBC Europe in an interview.

  • European Central Bank Rate Decision Timeline Wednesday, 3 Sep 2008 | 10:08 AM ET

    This is a timeline of the European Central Bank's rate decisions from 2007 to date.

  • Fire Bernanke, Hire Trichet: Jim Rogers Friday, 29 Aug 2008 | 6:01 AM ET

    The head of the European Central Bank should be running the Federal Reserve because he is doing a better job at protecting his economy, investor Jim Rogers, CEO of Rogers Holdings, told "Squawk Box Europe" on Friday.

  • Russia Could Strike Poland Over US Shield: Report Saturday, 16 Aug 2008 | 6:25 AM ET

    A top Russian general on Friday said Poland's deal with the United States to set up parts of a missile defence shield on Polish territory lays it open to a possible military strike, a Russian news agency reported.

  • Poll: What's More Important for the Euro-Zone Economy? Wednesday, 6 Aug 2008 | 12:37 PM ET

    The European Central Bank is widely expected to keep interest rate on hold Thursday, but is monetary policy really the most important thing for the future of the Euro-Zone economy?