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  • Futures Hold Ground Even Amid GDP Letdown Tuesday, 22 Dec 2009 | 8:41 AM ET
    Winterizing Your Portfolio - A CNBC Special Report

    Stock index futures mostly held their ground and indicated a higher open, despite a report showing the economy grew at a much slower pace than thought in the third quarter.

  • Moody's smaller than expected downgrade of Greece's credit rating shows that markets are starting to believe the government's efforts to contain the budget deficit, Greek Finance Minister George Papaconstantinou told CNBC Tuesday.

  • Government Debt Issuers Most Likely to Default Thursday, 17 Dec 2009 | 1:35 PM ET
    With the recent news surrounding the troubled economies of Greece and Dubai, many have questioned the stability and safety of government debt issued by these countries. But whose debt is really in the worst shape?To answer this question CMA Vision, a subsidiary of the CME Group, has put together its "Sovereign Risk Monitor", which ranks the world’s most volatile sovereign debt issuers according to percent changes in five-year credit default swaps (CDS). The countries are ranked by their cumulati

    With the news surrounding the troubled economies of Greece and Dubai, many have questioned the government debt issued by these countries.  But whose debt is really in the worst shape?

  • Bond Traders Put Pressure on Debt-Laden Nations Monday, 14 Dec 2009 | 6:06 AM ET
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    The bond vigilantes are back. But this time they are roaming mostly through Europe rather than the United States — at least for now. Their mission: to force governments to cut budget deficits that have ballooned in the wake of the financial crisis, The New York Times reports.

  • Greece to Tackle Deficit, Corruption: Prime Minister Friday, 11 Dec 2009 | 6:08 AM ET
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    The European Summit kicked off Friday with Greece's mounting debt and deficit problems at the head of the conference agenda.

  • Greece Faces 'Race Against Time': FinMin Wednesday, 2 Dec 2009 | 5:29 AM ET

    The world may be focused on the debt crisis that has submerged the emirate of Dubai, but in Europe investors are also watching the situation unfolding in Greece and whether it could be the next shoe to drop.

  • Who Is Dubai Contagion Likely to Affect Most? Tuesday, 1 Dec 2009 | 7:01 AM ET
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  • Wake up, No Such Thing as a Screaming Buy: CIO Wednesday, 10 Dec 2008 | 6:08 AM ET

    Bonds look more attractive than stocks in the current climate, as share prices may take another dive, and investors should worry about preserving the money they have rather than making any more, Hugh Hendry, chief investment officer and partner at Eclectica told CNBC.

  • Europe's Bank Guarantees Thursday, 9 Oct 2008 | 9:53 AM ET
    Countries across Europe have moved to reassure banking customers by guaranteeing deposits. Fear of runs on banks prompted some account holders to take their money overseas to foreign banks, protected by government pledges, or simply opt for the relative safety of keeping funds out of institutions.» »

    European finance ministers moved to reassure banking customers by agreeing to raise bank-deposit guarantees to 50,000 euros ($67,930), from the current level of 20,000 euros.

  • Greece Guarantees Deposits … Sort of Friday, 3 Oct 2008 | 8:45 AM ET

    Greece's banking system "is totally safe and reliable" despite the world financial turmoil and all bank deposits in the country are guaranteed, Finance Minister George Alogoskoufis said on Friday, according to the Associated Press.

  • Lady EUROpa and the Monetary Bull Friday, 16 May 2008 | 11:15 AM ET
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    - Notes from an ECB groupie's travelog -

  • D.Telekom Buys Stake in Greece's OTE, Wants Control Monday, 17 Mar 2008 | 8:10 AM ET

    Deutsche Telekom will buy a 20 percent stake in Greece's largest phone company, OTE, for 2.5 billion euros ($3.33 billion) and aims to take full control of the company as it fuels growth via acquisitions.

  • Greece's Public Power Corp. SA has been given general approval to replace its stock of aging power generation facilities, the government said Saturday.

  • European Stocks to Watch Wednesday, 21 Mar 2007 | 11:19 AM ET

    Here some of Wednesday's big movers on European stock markets: Michaniki, Hammerson, Iberia, Technical Olympic, Intercell and Carrefour.

  • Tsakos Energy Navigation Fourth-Quarter Profit Rises Monday, 12 Mar 2007 | 11:10 AM ET

    Tsakos Energy Navigation, a Greek shipper of crude oil and petroleum products, said Monday its fourth-quarter profit rose 27%, as a larger fleet offset a softer market and higher operating costs.