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  • China Move Shows Double-Dip Is Remote: Doll Monday, 21 Jun 2010 | 7:57 AM ET

    The move by China to allow a more flexible exchange rate for its currency shows that the danger of a double-dip recession is remote, Bob Doll, BlackRock vice chairman, told CNBC Monday.

  • Talk of '2-Tier Euro Zone' Could Upset Euro: ING Monday, 21 Jun 2010 | 5:49 AM ET
    Euro bills and U.S. dollars being exchanged

    The rebound of Europe's single currency may be jeopardized by reports over the weekend that France and Germany are mulling a two-tier euro zone, ING Bank analysts said Monday.

  • Government Expanded 'Like a Cancer': Marc Faber Thursday, 17 Jun 2010 | 10:41 AM ET
    Dr. Marc Faber

    Governments have intervened too much in free markets since the crisis started, to the point that they are affecting the health of the world economy, Marc Faber, the author of "The Gloom, Boom & Doom Report" told CNBC Thursday.

  • Jim Rogers: I Bought the Euro; Oil to Go Higher Wednesday, 16 Jun 2010 | 5:57 AM ET
    Jim Rogers

    As European governments promised they will take steps to reduce gaping budget deficits, famous investor Jim Rogers told CNBC he bought the single European currency, as he said he would.

  • Double-Dip Risk Is Rising in the Euro Zone: Roubini Tuesday, 15 Jun 2010 | 8:35 AM ET
    Nouriel Roubini

    The risk of a double-dip recession is growing, especially in the euro zone, where restructuring Greece's debt is inevitable, famous economist Nouriel Roubini told CNBC Tuesday.

  • Markets 'Overreact' to Europe's Problems: Almunia Tuesday, 15 Jun 2010 | 3:26 AM ET

    Investors are "clearly overreacting" to the scale of the euro zone crisis, Joaquin Almunia, EU Commissioner for Competition Policy and vice president of the European Commission.

  • Interest rates in the United States, the euro zone and Britain are going to be left at a record low for a while, despite various noises made by central bankers, David Bloom, head of foreign exchange research at HSBC, told CNBC Monday.

  • Euros at an angle

    Herman Van Rompuy, president of the European Union, has blamed the strength of the euro in recent years for blinding the eurozone to its underlying fiscal problems. The Financial Times reports.

  • Comment: Regulation and Austerity Are a Toxic Mix Monday, 14 Jun 2010 | 2:16 AM ET

    Rising regulation and economic austerity could produce a toxic mix in 2011. That was the view of many of the bankers that I spoke to last week at the International Institute of Finance spring meeting in Vienna.

  • EU Banks Pass Moody's Debt 'Stress Test' Friday, 11 Jun 2010 | 8:32 AM ET

    Many of the European Union's biggest banks passed Moody's 'stress test' designed to gauge exposure to debt in Greece, Portugal, Spain and Ireland, the rating agency said in a statement Friday.

  • US Economist Fears Greek Debt Default in August Friday, 11 Jun 2010 | 7:52 AM ET
    The Parthenon in Greece

    Greece will eventually default on its debt because the country is highly indebted and the euro zone's approach towards saving it is the wrong one, Carl Weinberg, chief economist at High Frequency Economics, told CNBC Friday.

  • Financial Crisis Has 'Only Entered Act II:' Soros Thursday, 10 Jun 2010 | 11:17 AM ET
    George Soros

    The financial crisis is far from over, and regulators need to crack down on the misuse of derivatives, global financier George Soros said at a conference in Vienna.

  • Debt Spreading 'Like a Cancer': Black Swan Author Thursday, 10 Jun 2010 | 5:39 AM ET
    Nassim Taleb

    The economic situation today is drastically worse than a couple years ago, and the euro is doomed as a concept, Nassim Taleb, professor and author of the bestselling book "The Black Swan," told CNBC on Thursday.

  • Now May Be the Time to Buy the Euro: Jim Rogers Thursday, 10 Jun 2010 | 4:01 AM ET
    Jim Rogers

    Everybody is so bearish about the euro that it looks like now is a good time to buy the single European currency, famous investor Jim Rogers told CNBC Thursday.

  • The Blog Prophet of Euro Zone Doom Wednesday, 9 Jun 2010 | 11:54 AM ET
    Edward Hugh

    For years, almost nobody paid attention to the sky-is-falling alarms of Edward Hugh, a gregarious British blogger and self-taught economist who repeatedly predicted that the euro zone could not survive. The NYT reports.

  • US Needs Austerity Too: Hedge Fund Strategist Wednesday, 9 Jun 2010 | 6:00 AM ET

    The United States will have to adopt austerity measures similar to the ones taken in Europe, because the problems faced are largely the same, Timothy Scala, macro-strategist at Sophis Investments, told CNBC.com.

  • What the Pros Say About the Euro's Future Tuesday, 8 Jun 2010 | 9:36 AM ET

    The euro hit an all-time low versus the Swiss franc Tuesday, after hitting a 4-year low against the dollar the previous day. The single currency recovered in morning trade but fell back against the greenback in early afternoon, and analysts say it will remain volatile. Check out what the pros have to say.

  • Strong Fundamentals Outmatched by Weak Sentiment Tuesday, 8 Jun 2010 | 4:08 AM ET

    It has been difficult to get away from the doom and gloom in recent days as investors fretted over the euro-zone debt crisis and the thought of what the US economy would look like without huge stimulus from the Treasury and Federal Reserve.

  • Many G20 Nations Support Bank Tax: France's Lagarde Monday, 7 Jun 2010 | 6:39 AM ET

    Many of the G20 nations are supportive of a tax on banks and details of the levy should be hammered out over the next few weeks despite growing doubts over the prospects for a multinational agreement, French Finance Minister Christine Lagarde told CNBC Monday.

  • Talk of Double-Dip Risk Is Getting Louder Monday, 7 Jun 2010 | 4:10 AM ET

    I am feeling a bit gloomy. I started this sovereign debt crisis looking on the bright side but now I have been got at. So many of our guests at CNBC are downbeat right now, that the downdraft has been hard to dodge.