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  • New Belgian Beers Take on InBev Goliath Friday, 31 Dec 2010 | 5:49 AM ET
    Budweiser Beer

    If any place in the world epitomises the David and Goliath battle that is upending the global beer industry it is Belgium, home to both the world’s largest brewer, Anheuser-Busch InBev, and arguably the famous small-scale “craft” beers, the trappist ales made and distributed by monks, reports the Financial Times.

  • Chadwick: A Look at 2011 Thursday, 30 Dec 2010 | 10:08 AM ET

    The fallout from the global crisis of 2008 will continue to impact economies around the world, but the amplitude will be lower, allowing for a return to a more normalized environment for growth and profits. As health returns to economies, so will investment returns.

  • N. Ireland Holds Urgent Meeting on Water Crisis Thursday, 30 Dec 2010 | 6:48 AM ET
    Ireland

    Northern Ireland's government is holding an emergency meeting Thursday to address the country's water crisis as tens of thousands of people remained without water for a ninth day.

  • Chilly Tests Loom for Euro Zone Bonds Thursday, 30 Dec 2010 | 4:06 AM ET
    lisbon portugal

    January in the northern hemisphere is usually the coldest month of the year and it might prove to be a bitter one for euro zone governments trying to raise money in the capital markets, reports the Financial Times.

  • Euro Zone Banks Reluctant to Return ECB Funds Wednesday, 29 Dec 2010 | 3:53 AM ET
    European Central Bank

    Eurozone end-of-year financial market tensions have been highlighted by the European Central Bank’s failure to reabsorb funds it has spent on buying government bonds to combat the region’s debt crisis, reports the Financial Times.

  • Europe's Economic Pain Re-opens Debate on Currency Tuesday, 28 Dec 2010 | 6:23 PM ET

    Critics once proclaimed that the euro was doomed to struggle. Different countries would pursue such different economic policies, they argued, that it would ultimately place an unbearable strain on the currency and some of its members. Today, many of those predictions are coming true, the New York Times reports.

  • ECB Increases Intervention in Bond Markets Tuesday, 28 Dec 2010 | 4:26 AM ET
    European Central Bank

    The European Central Bank increased its intervention in government bond markets last week, indicating that the euro’s monetary guardian remained wary of an escalation of the eurozone debt crisis, reports the Financial Times.

  • Morning Note: Euro-Zone Debt Crisis Overblown? Wednesday, 22 Dec 2010 | 11:18 AM ET

    The Fast Money Traders debate whether China buying Portugal's debt is a sign of Euro-zone health.

  • Europe Stocks Seen Flat After Hitting 27-Month High Wednesday, 22 Dec 2010 | 2:08 AM ET

    European shares were expected to open little changed Wednesday, with investors avoiding strong bets at the tail end of the year.

  • Fast Money’s Karen Finerman focuses on the stellar earnings of a trucking supplier

  • Fed Extends Program to Ease European Debt Crisis Tuesday, 21 Dec 2010 | 10:29 AM ET
    United States Federal Reserve

    The Federal Reserve extended a program set up earlier this year to ease strains from the European debt crisis.

  • European Shares Expected to Extend Rally Tuesday, 21 Dec 2010 | 2:09 AM ET

    European stocks were seen rising Tuesday, mirroring gains in Asia and extending their Christmas rally.

  • The CBOE Market Volatility Index (VIX) edged upward Monday. With a new year, rising tensions on the Korean peninsula and global debt fears, should you shift your portfolio allocations? Julian Pendock, partner at Senhouse Capital, offered CNBC his insights.

  • The European Union Is Over Monday, 20 Dec 2010 | 9:48 AM ET

    The decision by the European Union last week to create a permanent bailout fund may not end the sovereign-debt crisis but it will—eventually—end the European Union as we know it.

  • Europe Bankers' Bonuses Slashed on Weaker Revenues Monday, 20 Dec 2010 | 5:53 AM ET

    More than one in ten bankers and traders in the UK and Europe could receive no bonus this year, as banks slash their year-end pay-outs following weaker revenues. The FT reports.

  • European Shares Set to Open Lower on Korea Fears Monday, 20 Dec 2010 | 2:05 AM ET
    An Indian stock broker looks worried as he watches the screen in Mumbai, India.

    European shares were set to dip on Monday, with investors' nerves rattled by possible escalating tensions in North Korea.

  • Yesterday, I wrote about U.S. exposure —or the broad lack of U.S. exposure—to Spanish sovereign debt.

  • Rating Agencies in a Bind as Pressures Mount Friday, 17 Dec 2010 | 8:16 AM ET
    Global Markets

    As pressures mount in the euro zone, rating agencies are in an impossible bind, the FT reports. This year many investors have complained that the agencies have been slow to recognize the scale of problems, downgrading periphery debt too late – but when the agencies have actually acted – most notably with Spain this week – they have been accused by politicians of fermenting a new market crisis.

  • Europe Stocks Seen Unchanged After EU Decision Friday, 17 Dec 2010 | 2:04 AM ET
    Trader at London Stock Exchange, England.

    European shares are expected to open flat Friday, though concerns about the euro zone debt crisis linger and could weigh on markets.

  • Traders at the New York Stock Exchange.

    Stocks should take Friday's futures and options expiration in stride, as traders set up for the final two weeks of the year and the chance that Santa's rally is yet to come.

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