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  • Could Italy Be Better Off than its Peers? Tuesday, 18 May 2010 | 8:25 AM ET

    As Greece gets its first instalment of aid from the European Union Tuesday, investors and traders are concerned about the fiscal strength of the other PIIGS: Portugal, Italy, Ireland and Spain.

  • March 2009 Lows Will Be Tested: Strategist Tuesday, 18 May 2010 | 5:22 AM ET

    The stock markets' March 2009 lows could be tested and even broken as sovereign debt continues to grow in Europe and stimulus measures wane, Philippe Gijsels, head of research at BNP Paribas Fortis global markets, told CNBC.com Tuesday.

  • EU Set to Fine Samsung Elec, Hynix, Infineon: Report Monday, 17 May 2010 | 11:17 PM ET

    Nine memory chip makers, including Samsung Electronics, Infineon and Hynix Semiconductor, are set to be fined by EU regulators this week on charges of illegally fixing prices.

  • Dealing With the ‘New Bad’ Monday, 17 May 2010 | 6:59 PM ET

    Here is part one of Cramer’s weeklong stock-market survival school.

  • Where Would Pre-Euro Currencies Trade at Now? Monday, 17 May 2010 | 4:15 PM ET
    The European Union’s single currency continued to slump, despite a $1 trillion rescue loan package, as traders and investors remained skeptical about the fiscal strength of euro zone members like Greece and Portugal. The euro hit a 4-year low against the dollar on May 17, and there has been speculation about whether the current currency union format will survive. Spanish newspaper El Pais reported that French President Nicolas Sarkozy threatened to pull France out of the euro if an aid package f

    Using those rates and the latest euro close of $1.236 on May 14, we can see how those currencies would trade against the greenback.

  • Emerging Market Rising: Colombia Monday, 17 May 2010 | 12:24 PM ET

    Mention Colombia to the average American and negative references come forth—drug trade, instability and guerrilla warfare. But Colombia,  like some other emerging-market countries, has sidestepped the current economic downturn that has plagued developed nations, and is moving up.

  • Greek Leader Considers Action Against US Banks Monday, 17 May 2010 | 6:22 AM ET

    Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou declared he is not ruling out taking legal action against U.S. investment banks for their role in creating the spiraling Greek debt crisis.

  • How Close Did Europe Come to Lehman-Style Crisis? Monday, 17 May 2010 | 4:15 AM ET

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  • Goldman Sachs Did Nothing Illegal: Clinton Friday, 14 May 2010 | 11:30 AM ET
    Former U.S. President Bill Clinton seen speaking during the inaugural Rural Summit in Washington, DC

    Former President Bill Clinton says it is "time to lower the rhetoric and talk about the facts," in reference to the government's scrutiny of Wall Street.

  • EU Bailout Package Just a 'Fig Leaf': Rogoff Friday, 14 May 2010 | 8:13 AM ET

    The European Cental Bank's bailout package is just a $1 trillion fig leaf covering the problem and a better move would have been to arrange for Greece and Portugal to leave the European Union.

  • Banks In Peril from EU Debt Shell Game: Economist Friday, 14 May 2010 | 6:16 AM ET

    Any assumption that the financial crisis is behind us is way off the mark, as the European Union is just shifting debt obligatoins between the public and private sector and not dealing with the undelying problem.

  • Why Pessimism Right Now Is Good for Profits Thursday, 13 May 2010 | 6:44 PM ET

    Cramer offers six ways a healthy sense of doubt is benefiting stocks.

  • Google at a Crossroads Thursday, 13 May 2010 | 2:57 PM ET
    Google Search

    For the first time in Google's  short, but colorful and profitable history, the company may be faced with more challenges than opportunities; no where is that concern reflected more clearly than in the company's stock price.

  • Fed Official: European Crisis Shows Vulnerability Thursday, 13 May 2010 | 10:10 AM ET
    Wall Street

    Although financial conditions in the United States have improved since the 2008 crisis, events in Europe show their fragile underside, a Federal Reserve official said Thursday.

  • Cramer: 'Europe's Coming Back' Wednesday, 12 May 2010 | 3:35 PM ET

    Find out what that means for at least one sector in particular. Plus, get Cramer's pin-action plays on Boeing.

  • As Gold Soars, Is It Too Late to Cash In on the Rally? Wednesday, 12 May 2010 | 8:11 AM ET
    Gold coins and bar

    Much of the demand for the precious metal is reportedly coming from Germany, where the memory of hyperinflation continues to significantly influence thinking.

  • Cameron May Need to Cut Spending More than Thatcher Wednesday, 12 May 2010 | 7:12 AM ET
    David Cameron

    The Queen was made to hang around for 5 days this week while her elected representatives attempted to form Britain’s next government.

  • TARP, PIIGS, STUPID, Time to GASP Wednesday, 12 May 2010 | 4:19 AM ET
    The European Debt Crisis - See Complete Coverage

    The only thing missing from the weekend’s $1 trillion rescue package for Europe is a good acronym, Timothy Scala, a macro strategist at hedge fund Sophis Investments told CNBC.com Wednesday.

  • Dow Ends Lower; Gold Hits New High Tuesday, 11 May 2010 | 4:49 PM ET

    The Dow ended lower Tuesday as investors locked in some profits on stocks and sent gold to a new closing high as geopolitical worries left the market a little jittery.

  • Cramer: Trading Gordon Brown’s Resignation Tuesday, 11 May 2010 | 3:33 PM ET

    Plus, the Mad Money host reacts to rising gold prices.