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  • Supreme Court to Hear Immigration Case     Monday, 12 Dec 2011 | 7:25 PM ET

    Scott Budman, KNTV reports the Supreme Court will hear Arizona's controversial immigration case, with NBC's Pete Williams. Also, Canada is pulling out of the Kyoto Protocol; MF Global's former CEO, Jon Corzine, will testify at a Senate subcommittee on Tuesday; and New Jersey Nets owner and Russian billionaire, Mikhail Prokhorov intends to run against Vladmir Putin for president of Russia.

  • Emerging Markets Slump & Commodities Plunge     Monday, 12 Dec 2011 | 5:19 PM ET

    A look at how the slump in emerging market is causing a drop in commodities, and how to trade it, with the Fast Money traders.

  • Euro Zone Agrees to Follow the Original Rules Saturday, 10 Dec 2011 | 10:43 AM ET
    Angela Merkel and Nicolas Sarkozy

    In the fiscal accord, the nations that use the euro essentially agreed to go back to Plan A — that is, the principles and rules with which they created their common currency two decades ago.

  • China, Russia & the Right Call     Friday, 9 Dec 2011 | 2:08 PM ET

    Keith McCullough, CEO Hedgeye Risk Management, discusses what's happening in China and Russia, and says he's back to bullish on U.S. stocks in the intermediate term.

  • Once the master of a booming euro zone universe spanning Greece, Italy and Germany, the European bond trader now presides over a shrunken, fear-struck market — and might well lose his job by the end of the year. The New York Times reports.

  • Emerging Markets Still a Good Bet—For Long Term Wednesday, 7 Dec 2011 | 2:35 PM ET

    Emerging markets have had a bad year, but market pros still see investing in countries in South America, Asia and elsewhere as reliable long-term plays.

  • Arab Spring Coming to Moscow?     Tuesday, 6 Dec 2011 | 10:29 AM ET

    Russian stocks crater on anti-Putin protests, with Tim Seymour, Emergingmoney.com

  • Vladamir Putin

    Russian voters streamed to the polls on Sunday in a parliamentary election that has shaped up as a referendum on the governing party and Prime Minister Vladimir V. Putin as he prepares to return to the presidency next year, reports the New York Times.

  • Russian Stock Market Faces Prejudice: CIO     Thursday, 1 Dec 2011 | 6:10 PM ET

    Plamen Monovski, Chief Investment Officer at Renaissance Asset Managers says Russian stocks are either the world's best or worst performing and after doing poorly in 2011, he expects stocks to rise 50-80% in 2012.

  • Banks Act, Stocks Surge and Skeptics See a Pattern Thursday, 1 Dec 2011 | 7:41 AM ET
    Traders work on the floor of the London Metal Exchange in London, U.K., on Friday, Aug. 5, 2011. Stocks dropped for an eighth day, the longest losing streak since January 2010, and commodities declined on concern the U.S. recovery is faltering. Photographer: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg via Getty Images

    A move announced by central bankers on Wednesday to contain the European debt crisis resulted in euphoria in global stock markets, but it also prompted skeptics to wonder: will this time be different? The New York Times reports.

  • Central Banks Learned Lesson of 2008: Goldman's O'Neill Wednesday, 30 Nov 2011 | 12:17 PM ET

    The world's central bankers have shown they've learned a lot from the 2008 financial crisis by taking coordinated action Wednesday to ease strains on the financial system, Goldman Sachs Asset Management CEO Jim O'Neill told CNBC Wednesday.

  • The Western World Is 'Finished Financially': CIO Wednesday, 30 Nov 2011 | 7:38 AM ET

    The Western world has run out of ideas and is "finished financially" while emerging economies across the world will continue to grow, David Murrin, CIO at Emergent Asset Management told CNBC on the tenth anniversary of coining of the so-called BRIC nations of Brazil, Russia, India and China, by Goldman Sachs' Jim O'Neill.

  • India Could Be the New China: Goldman's O'Neill Wednesday, 30 Nov 2011 | 6:29 AM ET
    India

    Measures taken by the Indian government to open up the country to foreign investment could see it match Chinese growth rates, Goldman Sachs’ Chairman Jim O’Neill told CNBC Wednesday.

  • Ratings Firm Misread Signs of Greek Woes Wednesday, 30 Nov 2011 | 4:31 AM ET

    In a stern pronouncement, Moody’s Investors Service this week warned of rising prospects for multiple defaults by countries in the euro zone and credit rating downgrades of nations across Europe if leaders should fail to resolve the spreading debt crisis.  The NYT reports.

  • MF Global Money Found in Britain? Tuesday, 29 Nov 2011 | 7:01 AM ET
    MF Global

    About $200 million in customer money that vanished from MF Global is believed to have surfaced at JPMorgan Chase in Britain, according to people briefed on the matter. The New York Times reports.

  • Words of a Euro Doomsayer Have New Resonance Friday, 18 Nov 2011 | 12:01 PM ET
    Euros & Downward Graph

    As the European debt crisis threatens to engulf even France along with Italy and Spain, Bernard Connolly's longstanding proposition that a common currency for the region would end in ruin is getting a wider hearing.

  • UniCredit Seeks Wider ECB Funding for Italian Banks Wednesday, 16 Nov 2011 | 9:43 AM ET

    UniCredit will ask the European Central Bank to increase access to ECB borrowing for Italian banks at a meeting on Wednesday, a source close to the bank said, highlighting funding concerns among the country's lenders.

  • Europe’s banking sector is ready for a shake-up as its largest financial institutions try to slim down their operations in response to the sovereign debt crisis. The NY Times repeorts.

  • G20 to Hold Yet More Euro Zone Crisis Talks Monday, 7 Nov 2011 | 1:52 AM ET
    President of the European Commission Jose Manuel Barroso chats with U.S. President Barack Obama as (from L to R) Russian President Dmitry Medvedev, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, French President Nicolas Sarkozy and Japanese Prime Minister Naoto Kan follow behind as the leaders emerge from lunch on their way to the first plenary session at the G8 Summit on May 26, 2011 in Deauville, France. France is hosting the G8 Summit, which focuses on issues including African development, the Arab Spring

    The Group of 20 is seeking to meet again, possibly before Christmas, with the aim of resurrecting a deal to provide an international firewall around Greece, G20 sources have told the Financial Times, saying negotiators at the Cannes summit had been close to an agreement.

  • Abramovich Admits 'Not Very Ethical' Standards Tuesday, 1 Nov 2011 | 3:22 AM ET

    Roman Abramovich, the billionaire owner of Chelsea football club, conceded he used business practices that were common but “not very ethical” during the early 1990s in Russia as his business progressed from the manufacture of plastic toy ducks into what would become an oil and metals empire.