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Greece's bailout gets a green light and the dollar gets a lift - it's time for your FX Fix.
Banks will face stiff penalties and intense public scrutiny if they fail to live up to the standards of a $25 billion mortgage settlement with state and federal authorities, according to court documents filed as part of the deal Monday in federal court in Washington. The NYT reports.
A lead adviser to Greece on its debt deal, Mitu Gulati, argues that instead of repeated austerity-based bailouts, other European countries should cut a deal directly with their creditors to reduce their debt loads.
The Russian Presidential elections have once again revealed the EU’s many contradictions and exposed its dwarf-size political mass.
Insight on whether Russia's stock market is lower as a result of political concerns over Vladimir Putin's re-election, with Tim Seymour, EmergingMoney.com founder.
Police and demonstrators clashed and hundred of arrests were made in central Moscow on Monday night during protests against widespread fraud in Sunday’s election of Vladimir Putin to a third term as Russia’s president, the Financial Times reports.
There was a wide-ranging change of the guard in Europe and the Middle East in 2011. Here are 10 other elections that could change the game of global politics in 2012.
CNBC's Steve Liesman reports on thousands of protesters filling the streets of Moscow and St. Petersburg, to challenge Vladimir Putin's re-election victory.
With the most recent data from the Energy Information Administration and the CIA World Factbook, here are the countries with the biggest proven oil reserves.
CNBC's Steve Liesman reports on Russia's Vladimir Putin as he prepares to re-occupy the Kremlin following his presidential election victory.
CNBC's Steve Liesman has the details from the Russian election. Vladimir Putin wins the presidency amid allegations of fraud.
Jochen Wermuth, the founding partner of Wermuth Asset Management, told CNBC investors were pleased with Russia's recent presidential election, as the populace showed new signs of engaging with the democratic process.
Russian strong man Vladimir Putin is expected to win back the presidency in this weekend’s election, but it will be nearly impossible for him to maintain the status quo of a regime that many Russians believe is corrupt from top to bottom.
Investing in Russia requires nerves of steel, says CNBC's Steve Liesman, who explains why Russia has been very very good and very very bad for foreign investors.
Is it time to look outside the U.S. for growth opportunities? The Fast Money traders with a look at investing in Turkey and Brazil.
A run on European banks that would create systemic risks is still possible if a major financial institution gets into trouble, Brad Bourland, chief economist and head of proprietary investment at Jadwa Investment, warned in a CNBC interview.
Officials from top emerging market countries will discuss fledgling plans to set up a multilateral bank to fund projects in developing nations during upcoming Group of 20 meetings, a senior Brazilian government official said on Thursday.
As oil hit nine-month highs Thursday, “Fast Money” pro Tim Seymour took a longer view on the effects that would have in the consumer space.
Investors turning to the still-expanding BRIC economies of Brazil, Russia, India and China should be aware that these countries remain exposed to risks – including internal conflict and the impact of climate change – which could undermine their potential for attractive returns, a new report by global analysts Maplecroft warned on Monday.
Check out some of the billionaires from all over the world who have added a major sports team or two to their portfolios.