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  • EU Wants Greece to Explain Debt Swaps Monday, 15 Feb 2010 | 8:38 AM ET
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    The European Commission said Monday that it wants Greece to explain how it used complex financial deals that allegedly made its debt limits look lower.

  • Week Ahead: Stocks 'Edgy' Over Greek Debt, Stimulus Sunday, 14 Feb 2010 | 6:56 PM ET
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    Investors are likely to stay uncertain in the coming week, with investors focused on Europe's sovereign credit woes in the short term, and a world with less government-induced stimulus in the long term.

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    Tactics like  the ones that fostered subprime mortgages in America have worsened the financial crisis shaking Greece and undermining the euro, reports the New York Times.

  • Wild Swings to End Week; Techs Gain Friday, 12 Feb 2010 | 7:43 PM ET

    Stocks ended a volatile week with wild swings Friday as China's surprise tightening of its lending standards rattled global markets. Techs rallied, delivering the Nasdaq its best week since early January. All three major indexes snapped a four-week losing streak.Investors, keen to play the dips, retreated to one of their safe plays — technology. The Dow snapped a four-week winning streak, while the Nasdaq had its best week since early January.

  • Global markets have been rattled in recent weeks by concerns over debt trouble in Greece. But could this be an opportunity for U.S. investors to benefit from bonds and stocks coming out of at-risk European countries? James Altucher, managing director at Formula Capital shared his stock picks.

  • End Of An Era: No More Easy Money? Friday, 12 Feb 2010 | 5:21 PM ET

    Chatter of rate increases intensified this week. Now market pros are bracing for the end of easy money around the world.

  • Stocks Fall Sharply on Tightening in China Friday, 12 Feb 2010 | 11:53 AM ET

    Stocks fell sharply Friday as world markets were rattled over China's decision to tighten capital requirements for banks. The Dow was down more than 100 points, or over 1 percent, in the first few minutes of trading.

  • Busch: Chinese Rate Rise=European Frying Friday, 12 Feb 2010 | 10:11 AM ET
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    China and the Far East occupy a far different place in the business cycle compared to Europe and the United States. The nascent Chinese exit strategy will be a test case for other nations to follow when the cycle recovers.

  • Futures Fall on Tightening in China Friday, 12 Feb 2010 | 7:29 AM ET

    Stock index futures dropped as world markets were rattled over China's decision to tighten capital requirements for banks.

  • Stocks Rally 1%, Led by Energy, Materials Thursday, 11 Feb 2010 | 5:32 PM ET

    Stocks rallied off a lower open Thursday as news of a Greek bailout and a sharp drop in jobless claims helped calm jittery investors — and put them in the mood to take some risks. Energy and industrials were the day's best performers; Financials were the worst.

  • Halftime Report: Investors Relieved Or Worried? Thursday, 11 Feb 2010 | 1:21 PM ET

    Though a bailout for Greece triggered a relief rally Thursday, details were few and far between. How should you trade as the market waits and worries.

  • Stocks Struggle as Banks Take a Hit Thursday, 11 Feb 2010 | 10:50 AM ET

    Stocks opened lower Thursday as investors shrugged off an encouraging jobless report and news of a bailout for Greece. Financials took a hit, with JPMorgan leading the Dow's decline, as investors worry that debt problems in Europe could spread

  • Greek Rescue Issue Is As Much About E.U. As Greece Thursday, 11 Feb 2010 | 10:24 AM ET
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    Resolving the Greek debt mess is about more than the financial crisis and fiscal responsibility, say experts. It's also about keeping Europe together.

  • Futures Add to Gains on Greece, Jobs News Thursday, 11 Feb 2010 | 8:39 AM ET

    Stock futures, already in positive territory on an apparent deal to rescue Greece, added to gains on good news from the labor market.

  • Stocks End Lower as Traders Mull Fed Plan Wednesday, 10 Feb 2010 | 5:35 PM ET
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    Stocks struggled — and lost — Wednesday as traders mulled a possible bailout of Greece and the Fed's exit strategy after comments from Bernanke.

  • EU Searches For Political Answer to Economic Problem Wednesday, 10 Feb 2010 | 5:19 PM ET
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    The European Union is wrestling with complex political considerations as much as economic ones that are likely to play a pivotal role in the timing and shape of any aid package to resolve the Greek debt crisis, experts say.

  • Stocks Slide as Bernanke Outlines Exit Strategy Wednesday, 10 Feb 2010 | 12:07 PM ET
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    Stocks slipped further into the red Wednesday after Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke outlined in prepared testimony the Fed's exit strategy for its unprecedented economic stimulus measures.

  • The EU Has to Rescue Greece Wednesday, 10 Feb 2010 | 11:32 AM ET
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    Much as I am sick of bailout nation, and bailout global nation, the European rescue of Greece was probably necessary to stop a total euro currency meltdown that might have triggered a worldwide debt deflation downward spiral.

  • Futures Pare Gains After Trade Report Wednesday, 10 Feb 2010 | 9:19 AM ET

    Futures were pointing to a higher open Wednesday but pared gains after a report showed the US trade gap widened more than expected.

  • Opportunities in Greece, Spain: Portfolio Manager Wednesday, 10 Feb 2010 | 8:44 AM ET

    It is certainly time to watch out for investment opportunities in Greece, Kingsley Jones, international portfolio manager at Macquarie Funds Management Group, told CNBC on Wednesday.