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  • Debt Talks Drag on Dollar, Swiss Franc Soars Monday, 25 Jul 2011 | 8:35 AM ET

    Deadlocked debt-ceiling talks dent the dollar and send the Swissie soaring - it's time for your daily FX Fix.

  • EU to Ask Banks to Reveal Compensation Packages Monday, 25 Jul 2011 | 6:54 AM ET

    Banks in Europe will be required to disclose more information about the number of their employees earning more than one million euros ($1.4 million) under proposals put forward by Brussels. The FT reports.

  • Bank of Ireland Sale Keeps It Out of State Hands Monday, 25 Jul 2011 | 6:00 AM ET
    Ireland and European Union

    Ireland sold a 1.1 billion euro ($1.6 billion) stake in Bank of Ireland to a group of unidentified investors on Monday to keep the country's largest bank out of state hands and provide a rare boost to a battered sector and bruised economy.

  • CNBC.com Market Outlook     Friday, 22 Jul 2011 | 5:00 PM ET

    CNBC's Melissa Francis looks at the week's top business news and investing advice, including sovereign debt plays and tech stocks.

  • How to Trade Washington's Debt-Ceiling Gridlock Friday, 22 Jul 2011 | 4:52 PM ET

    Now that the euro's relief rally is history, look elsewhere for your next trade.

  • Party Time Down Under, Doldrums for Dollar Friday, 22 Jul 2011 | 7:31 AM ET

    Greece's bailout gives a lift, but the dollar is missing the fun - time for your Friday FX Fix.

  • European Leaders on Greek Debt     Friday, 22 Jul 2011 | 6:13 AM ET

    CNBC's Guy Johnson has the latest on European leaders working on the details of the Greek package.

  • Euro Zone Deal Will Not Stem the Tide: Investor Friday, 22 Jul 2011 | 3:15 AM ET

    The new rescue plan for Greece will not solve the long-term problems in the euro zone, analysts and investors told CNBC Friday.

  • Banks Brace For Hits on Greek Bonds Friday, 22 Jul 2011 | 12:45 AM ET
    German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Nicolas Sarkozy.

    Banks across Europe are braced to take as much as 17 billion euro ($24.5 billion) of writedowns on their holdings of Greek sovereign debt within a matter of days.

  • How to Trade Gold After the EU Debt Deal Friday, 22 Jul 2011 | 12:32 AM ET
    Gold

    Gold prices fell below $1,600 an ounce on Thursday after EU leaders agreed to a new bailout for Greece. But with crucial debt talks in the U.S. still unresolved, it may not be over yet for the gold bulls.

  • Europe Approves Bailout Plan     Thursday, 21 Jul 2011 | 7:15 PM ET

    Euro zone leaders clinced a new bailout plan with sweeping new powers to prevent contagion and help Greece overcome its debt crisis, with Andy Busch, BMO Capital Markets, and Russ Koesterich, BlackRock.

  • Find out what a partial restructuring of Greece's debt means and how to trade it.

  • How to Trade the Euro With a Debt Deal In Sight Thursday, 21 Jul 2011 | 4:36 PM ET

    A draft is at hand: euro zone leaders have a general plan for dealing with Greece. Here's what to do now.

  • Bond Market Update     Thursday, 21 Jul 2011 | 3:10 PM ET

    Treasury prices are lower today as EU leaders work on a plan to lower interest rates for some of the EU's cash-strapped nations, with CNBC's Rick Santelli.

  • Busch: EU Debt Plan OK in the Short Term, Not in the Long Thursday, 21 Jul 2011 | 12:47 PM ET

    It's a busy day in Europe - and a complicated one for investors.

  • Debt Deal or No Deal?     Thursday, 21 Jul 2011 | 10:06 AM ET

    CNBC's Steve Liesman unveils results from a survey that show which countries in Europe are most likely to default in the next three years, according to economists.

  • Euro Seesaws, Leaders Talk Thursday, 21 Jul 2011 | 8:56 AM ET

    Could it be? A euro debt deal may be finally in sight - time for your FX Fix.

  • New Greek Bailout Can't Rule Out Default: Juncker Thursday, 21 Jul 2011 | 6:54 AM ET
    Eurogroup President Jean-Claude Juncker

    Jean-Claude Juncker, chairman of the group of euro-zone finance ministers, said that a selective default on Greek debt cannot be ruled out under a new bailout plan for the country, Dow Jones reported Thursday.

  • Germany, France Reach Euro Debt Crisis Deal     Thursday, 21 Jul 2011 | 6:22 AM ET

    CNBC's Sylvia Wadhwa has the details on the summit in Brussels where Euro zone leaders will meet.

  • Osborne Tells Euro Zone Leaders 'Get a Grip' Thursday, 21 Jul 2011 | 1:23 AM ET
    Big Ben & London Eye

    George Osborne has urged euro zone leaders to “get a grip” on the sovereign debt crisis at their summit today, warning that failure to do so could unleash an economic crisis as serious as the recession that followed the banking crash of 2008.