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  • Debt Crisis May Cause Run on Europe Banks: Strategist Thursday, 3 Jun 2010 | 4:16 AM ET

    Coordinated liquidity measures and quantitative easing may have to return and banks could take another hit to their balance sheet because of the sovereign debt problems in the euro zone, according to Ashok Shah, the CIO at London & Capital.

  • 6 Keys to a (Much-Needed) Sustainable Rally Wednesday, 2 Jun 2010 | 7:11 PM ET

    Whatever you’re thinking, just know that Wednesday’s move doesn’t qualify.

  • Approach Markets 'Chicken-Like': Bob Doll Wednesday, 2 Jun 2010 | 8:59 AM ET

    Investors are playing the markets carefully during these volatile conditions but stocks will resume their way up once the wave of international bad news subsides, Robert Doll, BlackRock vice chairman, told CNBC Wednesday.

  • Stocks and the BP Catastrophe Tuesday, 1 Jun 2010 | 1:05 PM ET
    Greenpeace marine biologist Paul Horsman examines oil washed onto a beach with the tide at the mouth of the Mississippi River near Venice, Louisiana.

    It is noteworthy that the BP oil explosion occurred on April 20. Three days later, on April 23, the market peaked. Is this is a coincidence? Or is Mr. Market telling us something that we do not yet fathom?

  • Euro bills and coins

    Wall Street may finally shift its focus back to the U.S. economy, after weeks of zeroing in on problems in the euro zone. The big report of the week? Friday's May employment number, which could be a game-changer.

  • Greek Disease in the House Thursday, 27 May 2010 | 4:09 PM ET

    Are we to believe that Obama will rescind the excess appropriations? Hardly. And since pay-go is dead, most of this new spending will not be offset. It will add to deficits and debt. It’s the Greek disease. The welfare state run amok. Right here at home.

  • Cramer: ‘Not Too Late’ to Buy Citi Thursday, 27 May 2010 | 3:36 PM ET

    Plus, get calls on Europe, dividend stocks, the banks and more.

  • Why You Should Buy the 52-Week Highs Wednesday, 26 May 2010 | 7:12 PM ET

    Actually, there are some related plays that might work even better.

  • The Outsider’s Trade on Disney Wednesday, 26 May 2010 | 3:17 PM ET

    Plus, get calls on drugs, banks, tech and more.

  • Portuguese Banks More Stable Than Spain's: Finance Chief Wednesday, 26 May 2010 | 1:57 PM ET

    Recent stress tests have shown that Portuguese banks are more resilient and well-capitalized than their counterparts in Spain, which were more severely affected by the housing bubble, Portuguese Finance Minister Fernando Teixeira Dos Santos told CNBC Wednesday.

  • Farrell: The Terrifying and Ugly Truth About Corrections Wednesday, 26 May 2010 | 12:18 PM ET

    Nobody knows the trouble I have seen.... With almost 40 years of experience you think I would be calmer when market turmoil hits. But I guess it's part of the human condition to forget the pain and remember the good times.

  • Can Geithner Unite Divided Europe? Wednesday, 26 May 2010 | 5:11 AM ET
    Timothy Geithner

    Without the support of the UK or many euro-zone members, the EU looks split on key issues at a time when the Treasury Secretary thinks they should be standing united.

  • How Low Will the Euro Go? Tuesday, 25 May 2010 | 7:42 PM ET

    Cramer goes “Off the Charts” to find out.

  • Will Europe Cause a Double-Dip in the US? Tuesday, 25 May 2010 | 4:44 PM ET

    Take our poll and tell us what you think!

  • A recent spike in the rate banks charge each other for short-term borrowing is reviving investor fears that the market is returning to the abyss of the credit crisis.

  • European Countries Need Bank Stress Test: Geithner Tuesday, 25 May 2010 | 12:50 PM ET

    Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner is urging Europeans to conduct some form of  a banking stress test, a senior Administration official told CNBC Tuesday.

  • EU Plans Upfront Levy on Lenders Tuesday, 25 May 2010 | 7:44 AM ET
    Flags of member states of the European Union.

    European Union countries will be required to impose an upfront levy on banks, with the proceeds to be paid into national funds to insure against future financial failures, under proposals to be unveiled on Wednesday, the Financial Times reports.

  • Europe in Crisis, Lawmakers Get New iPads Tuesday, 25 May 2010 | 6:59 AM ET
    Apple iPad

    The Times newspaper in London reports that Members of the European Parliament from across the continent find their brand new Hewlett-Packard laptops -- recently bought at vast expense to European taxpayers -- cumbersome.

  • Greece 'Tip of the Iceberg': Deputy Doom Tuesday, 25 May 2010 | 4:57 AM ET
    View over the caldera of Santorini in Greece.

    The debt crisis is a game changer for the market and Europe is now at risk of heading into a double-dip recession, Arnab Das, managing director of market research and strategy at Roubini Global Economics told CNBC Monday.

  • Will Greece Default or Not? Monday, 24 May 2010 | 8:48 PM ET
    The European Debt Crisis - See Complete Coverage

    Cramer doubts it will happen, but here's how you survive in the meantime.