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  • Euro Drama     Monday, 9 May 2011 | 9:03 AM ET

    CNBC's Steve Liesman has the latest on whether the EU will bail out Greece.

  • The Parthenon in Greece

    Speculation over the weekend that Greece could leave the euro zone was “utterly unrealistic" and would be a “catastrophe” for the country and for the wider European Union, Yiannos Papantoniou, former Greek finance minister and president of the Centre for Progressive Policy Studies told CNBC on Monday.

  • EU Considering Lowering Interest Rates     Monday, 9 May 2011 | 7:34 AM ET

    CNBC's Steve Liesman has the details on the EU considering lowering interest rates on Greece and Irish bailouts.

  • Europe Pressured to Revise Bailouts     Monday, 9 May 2011 | 6:06 AM ET

    CNBC's Steve Liesman has the details on the European debt crisis.

  • Banks Could Absorb Greek Restructuring: SocGen CEO Monday, 9 May 2011 | 5:15 AM ET

    The boss of the French banking giant has told CNBC that the European banking sector could absorb a restructuring of Greek debt, whatever form it took.

  • Commentary: Don't Price in Multiple Euro Rate Hikes Monday, 9 May 2011 | 5:14 AM ET

    Jean Claude Trichet says the European Central Bank wants to remain flexible. Let us hope his flock of hawks and doves means this, because the next few months are going to be a bumpy ride.

  • Risk Off? Don’t Panic, Says Strategist Monday, 9 May 2011 | 3:27 AM ET

    Following a very volatile week for commodities and a weekend of speculation on Greek restructuring, investors are questioning if the risk-off trade is now dominating.

  • 'Bad News' Driving the Euro Again Monday, 9 May 2011 | 2:01 AM ET
    Euro bills and coins

    In recent months the euro has ignored a wall of worry about the health of three of its members and moved higher against the dollar, but this is no longer the case according to Jens Nordvig, global head of G-10 currency strategy at Nomura.

  • Roubini Says Euro Exit Beats Recession: Report Monday, 9 May 2011 | 12:48 AM ET
    Nouriel Roubini

    Nouriel Roubini has ruled out anyone leaving the euro zone within the next one or two years but believes that could all change over the next five years, in comments to the Independed.

  • Greece to Leave the Euro, Ridiculous: Economist Monday, 9 May 2011 | 12:31 AM ET
    Euro coin in front of the giant symbol of the Euro outside the headquarters of the European Central Bank.

    Talk of Greece wanting to leave the euro continues to cause nervousness in the markets. But one economist told CNBC why such an idea is “plainly ridiculous.”

  • For better or worse, the U.S. economy is back on the top of the stock market's watch list, with the European sovereign debt crisis a close second.

  • Money Match Up     Friday, 6 May 2011 | 5:30 PM ET

    Will the Greeks 'bail out' on the Eurozone? Reports of the Greeks leaving the Eurozone spook investors, even after a very positive jobs number. Also, will a strong jobs report stop the dollar slide, with Joe LaVorgna, Deutsche Bank. And using currencies to play commodities.

  • EU Finance Ministers Meeting on Greece Bailout Friday, 6 May 2011 | 3:32 PM ET
    The Parthenon in Greece

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  • Euro Exit? That's Greek to This Pro Friday, 6 May 2011 | 3:28 PM ET

    A report that Greece is mulling an exit from the euro is pulling down that currency, but this expert thinks it's a long shot.

  • Greece and the Euro Zone     Friday, 6 May 2011 | 2:13 PM ET

    CNBC's Simon Hobbs with the latest details on reports Greece was considering leaving the euro zone.

  • Dollar Lifts, Euro Lags Friday, 6 May 2011 | 9:46 AM ET

    Falling commodity prices are hurting some riskier currencies, but they're good news for the dollar — time for your Friday FX Fix.

  • ECB President Trichet Speaks     Friday, 6 May 2011 | 6:25 AM ET

    ECB President Jean-Cleade Trichet offers his outlook on inflation and the dollar, with CNBC's Steve Liesman. Trichet also compares how the ECB and Federal Reserve handle rates.

  • Trichet Talks to Liesman     Friday, 6 May 2011 | 6:00 AM ET

    CNBC's Steve Liesman discusses the European and US economies with Jean-Claude Trichet, European Central Bank president.

  • 'The UK Will Need a Bailout Soon': Jim Rogers Friday, 6 May 2011 | 5:17 AM ET
    Jim Rogers

    Britain isn’t cutting its structural deficit by enough or doing it quickly enough and may need a bailout from its European partners, investor Jim Rogers told CNBC.

  • Why One Investor Is Ignoring Wall of Worry Friday, 6 May 2011 | 4:26 AM ET

    Dramatic headlines on US debt and fears over a Greek restructuring of debt are not worrying one investor, who tells CNBC investors should be focusing on some good news from China, not on the wall of worry.