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  • Bailiffs From Brussels Not Welcome in Athens: Analyst Thursday, 2 Jun 2011 | 8:32 AM ET

    The Greek people's reaction to the implemented austerity measures should not be ignored, warned Alastair Newton, managing director and senior political analyst at Nomura.

  • Euro Rises, Kiwi Falls Thursday, 2 Jun 2011 | 7:24 AM ET

    Europe is the place to be, with the euro and the Swiss franc rising, but watch out for falling kiwis — it's time for your FX Fix.

  • Blackrock Does Not Expect Double-Dip Recession Thursday, 2 Jun 2011 | 4:33 AM ET
    European Central Bank

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  • Disappointing UK Manufacturing Fuels Recovery Fears Thursday, 2 Jun 2011 | 3:28 AM ET

    The latest numbers for UK manufacturing showed a continued weakening, prompting concerns that the economic recovery is likely to be more protracted than forecasts have suggested.

  • Greece Is More Like Argentina Than Uruguay: Economist Thursday, 2 Jun 2011 | 1:59 AM ET
    Swimming pool in Greece

    Past voluntary debt reprofilings in Latin America have worked to varying degrees, but "soft" restructuring is not going to solve Greece's debt problems, according to Stuart Culverhouse, chief economist of frontier markets specialist Exotix

  • Jobs Malaise Warrants Easy Policy: Fed Officials Thursday, 2 Jun 2011 | 1:35 AM ET
    The Federal Reserve headquarters in Washington, DC.

    The high unemployment rate means the Fed's ultra-easy money policies remain the right course of action, top Federal Reserve officials said on Wednesday.

  • "Notwithstanding the historical parallel, I suspect that it is very unlikely that there will be a QE3. This view is based on an assessment of economic, political and international factors:" Pimco's El-Erian says in a guest blog.

  • Debt Deal Has Doubters, Swiss Franc Shines Wednesday, 1 Jun 2011 | 9:51 AM ET

    Economic data disappoints, the euro debt deal has doubters, but the Swissie is soaring — time for another FX Fix.

  • Morici: Lessons from Euroland for the United States Wednesday, 1 Jun 2011 | 9:43 AM ET

    Greece’s finances are out of control. Its bonds are downgraded to junk; and without a German and European Central Bank bailout, it will be forced to restructure its debt. The United States is losing control of its finances too, and bond rating agencies have threatened to downgrade its debt.

  • Waiting on Greece's Next Bailout     Wednesday, 1 Jun 2011 | 9:15 AM ET

    An IMF plan on helping Greece through 2014 is expected in the next few days, with CNBC's Steve Liesman, and Olli Rehn, EU commissioner for economic & monetary affairs.

  • DP World Starts Trading in London Wednesday, 1 Jun 2011 | 6:44 AM ET

    DP World, Dubai’s global port operator, began trading on the London Stock Exchange on Wednesday as the company seeks to tap into global liquidity.

  • Prepare for More Money Printing: Analyst Wednesday, 1 Jun 2011 | 6:42 AM ET

    Investors should prepare themselves for a third round of quantitative easing, Simon Maughn, co-head of European equities at MF Global, told CNBC Wednesday.

  • Commentary: Intolerable Choices For the Euro Zone Wednesday, 1 Jun 2011 | 5:15 AM ET

    The eurozone, as designed, has failed. It was based on a set of principles that have proved unworkable at the first contact with a financial and fiscal crisis, according to the FT.

  • Europe Warns US to Speed Up Bank Reform Wednesday, 1 Jun 2011 | 4:41 AM ET

    The European Union’s top financial regulator has warned the Obama administration that it must speed up and toughen its new banking rules in order to prevent American banks from having unfair advantages over their European counterparts. The FT reports.

  • Greek Restructuring: Off the Table, Not Off the Menu Wednesday, 1 Jun 2011 | 4:06 AM ET

    The complexity of European politics should prevent any reprofiling of Greek debt this year, according to a political analyst, but markets are still waiting for any sign of a prospective default.

  • IMF Not Paying Greek Tranche Seems Certain: Report Wednesday, 1 Jun 2011 | 3:16 AM ET
    The International Monetary Fund (IMF) headquarters building is seen in Washington, DC.

    It seems certain the IMF will not pay its share of an aid tranche to Greece at end-June but the global lender is seen taking part in a new programme, a German newspaper reported on Wednesday without quoting any sources.

  • Greece: Tax Cuts or Crackdown on Tax Cheats? Wednesday, 1 Jun 2011 | 1:45 AM ET
    Greece

    As the race for a new bailout for Greece continues, one of the main bones of contention between opposition politicians and the Greek government is tax.

  • Greece Aid Hope Props Up Euro     Tuesday, 31 May 2011 | 12:30 PM ET

    Talk of a second Greek bailout pushes the Euro higher, with Dennis Gartman, The Gartman Letter, and the Fast Money traders weigh in on trades to make today.

  • Another Greek Bailout?     Tuesday, 31 May 2011 | 12:00 PM ET

    CNBC's David Faber and Gary Kaminsky examine real estate debt and banks; and a discussion on Greece's continuing debt crisis, with CNBC's Steve Liesman.

  • Germany Gives, Euro Gains Tuesday, 31 May 2011 | 9:45 AM ET

    Germans are caving and Russians are raising - rates, that is. Time for your daily FX Fix.