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  • Cheap Money Will Not Solve Problems: ECB Official Wednesday, 13 Apr 2011 | 1:51 AM ET
    European Central Bank

    Loose monetary policy will not solve the euro zone’s structural imbalances and the ECB needs to focus on price stability to help rein in commodity-led inflation, according to incoming ECB Board Member Peter Praet.

  • EU Debt Crisis Boosting Far Right Wednesday, 13 Apr 2011 | 1:29 AM ET

    As austerity measures kick in and the euro zone debt crisis begins to really bite voters where it hurts, in the pocket, extreme political parties are becoming mainstream, warns Dylan Grice, a strategist at Societe Generale in Paris.

  • Risky Business? No Thanks Tuesday, 12 Apr 2011 | 2:59 PM ET

    Risk-on has been investors' favored approach to currencies for several weeks now. But one top strategist says the time for risky business is ending.

  • Debt Ratios Still Rising     Tuesday, 12 Apr 2011 | 10:02 AM ET

    CNBC's Bertha Coombs on the latest IMF report that says debt ratios are still rising in the U.S. The impact this has on the economy.

  • Bet on M&A, Not Consumer Spending: Strategist Tuesday, 12 Apr 2011 | 4:45 AM ET

    Rising commodity prices mean investors should stay clear of consumer discretionary stocks, according to Nomura strategist Ian Scott.

  • Stop Bullying Germany for Being Too Successful Tuesday, 12 Apr 2011 | 12:35 AM ET
    Euro bills

    I know it has been a long and cherished tradition to blame the Germans for just about anything from the end of fox hunting to the trials and tribulations of the euro, but as popular as it may be, trust me, it is not always true, writes CNBC's  Silvia Wadhwa reports.

  • Will the Euro Contagion Be Contained? Monday, 11 Apr 2011 | 3:01 PM ET

    Now that Portugal has capitulated and asked for financial assistance, traders are fixated on the potential for its problems to spread.

  • IMF Upbeat on Global Economy     Monday, 11 Apr 2011 | 11:33 AM ET

    The IMF is releasing its economic outlook, saying the global recovery will continue over the next two years, with CNBC's Steve Liesman. But what impact will events in Japan have on worldwide growth?

  • Money In Motion Web Extra     Friday, 8 Apr 2011 | 5:59 PM ET

    Web-only advice on currency trading and a look at the dollar vs. the yen and Swiss franc, with CNBC's Melissa Lee and Rebecca Patterson, JPMorgan Chase.

  • Buying Blind     Friday, 8 Apr 2011 | 5:55 PM ET

    How to identify technical patterns that could make you money, with CNBC's Melissa Lee and the Money In Motion traders.

  • Money File: What a Week for Euro     Friday, 8 Apr 2011 | 5:46 PM ET

    The plot thickens even more this weekend as European finance ministers meet to work out the terms of a rescue plan for Portugal. Brian Kelly, Kanundrum Capital, tells viewers why the Euro contagion was contained, with CNBC's Melissa Lee and the Money In Motion traders.

  • Money Match Up     Friday, 8 Apr 2011 | 5:30 PM ET

    The currency markets have never been hotter as world headlines create opportunities everywhere. Also, what's the trade if the government shutdown is avoided, with CNBC's Melissa Lee and the Money In Motion traders.

  • Money In Motion, April 8, 2011     Friday, 8 Apr 2011 | 5:30 PM ET

    A weekly look at currency trading and how to profit from it, with CNBC's Melissa Lee and the Money In Motion traders.

  • Word on the Street Now     Friday, 8 Apr 2011 | 12:30 PM ET

    Justice approves Google's acquisition of ITA with certain conditions. And markets head lower in the face of a government shutdown and a spike in oil prices, with CNBC's Melissa Lee and the Fast Money traders.

  • Toxic Dollar: Why Nobody Seems to Want US Currency Friday, 8 Apr 2011 | 11:44 AM ET

    In 10 months, the Dollar Index has lost 14% because the world keeps accumulating dollars it doesn’t want and sells them. Asian central banks are key.

  • The European Blues     Friday, 8 Apr 2011 | 9:15 AM ET

    The sentiment that there will always be another bailout in Europe is rapidly coming to an end, reports CNBC's Guy Johnson.

  • Sperling: Master of the Markets     Friday, 8 Apr 2011 | 8:43 AM ET

    Private equity power player Scott Sperling, co-president, Thomas H. Lee Partners, says the threat of a double-dip recession has lessened significantly, and that his portfolio is doing quite nicely, thank you. And it's all happening, he adds, despite significant headwinds in the economy, although, he adds, it's too early for the Fed to put on the brakes.

  • EU Bank Stress Tests About to Get Tougher Friday, 8 Apr 2011 | 7:07 AM ET
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    Stress tests on European Union banks this year will use tougher criteria for measuring capital than last year, according to details released by the European Banking Authority Friday.

  • Showdown or Shutdown     Friday, 8 Apr 2011 | 7:00 AM ET

    Former Gov. Jim Gilmore (R-Va.) and former Governor Ed Rendell (D-Pa.) discuss the budget debate currently holding up a spending bill in Washington. Rendell says social issues are holding up the agreement. Gilmore says Democrats are just playing the blame game.

  • Faber: Masters of the Market     Friday, 8 Apr 2011 | 6:36 AM ET

    Marc Faber, editor and publisher of "The Gloom Boom & Doom Report," discusses the world economy and the amount of paper being printed by central banks. His preference, as a result, is gold. Faber adds that in the current environment, cash and bonds are dangerous. Everything is going up, he says. Only at the Federal Reserve is there no inflation.