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Today, European finance ministers are meeting with a heavy and difficult schedule on periphery debt. While the Dominique Strauss-Kahn imbroglio/sex case makes it way through the US judicial system, the European debt situation should not be materially changed in a negative way by the development.
The arrest of Dominique Strauss-Kahn may mean that the next bailout program for Greece will be more onerous.
Dominique Strauss-Kahn is arrested, and investors would like some safe havens, please. Time for your daily FX Fix.
The British government is considering deleveraging its shares in state-owned banks Lloyds’ Banking Group and Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) by issuing stock to every taxpayer in the country, it emerged on Monday.
Emotion needs to be off the agenda this week more than most. Just why are developed country sovereign bond yields quite as low as they are, given the fiscal deficit worries in so many of them?
Commodity prices are in an upward trend despite the dramatic falls witnessed in recent days, and will rise in US dollar terms over the longer term, while the situation in Europe "does not look good," Templeton Emerging Markets Executive Chairman Mark Mobius told CNBC in an interview.
The IMF boss's lawyer says Strauss-Khan will plead not guilty, but the arrest could not have come at a worse time for the euro zone debt crisis as we approach crunch time on the question of what to do about Greece’s debt woes.
Decisions by politicians on how to deal with debt on both sides of the Atlantic will be crucial to prevent another Lehman-style crisis, economists and analysts told CNBC in a debate about banking in the European Union and in the US.
Dominique Strauss-Kahn’s arrest may have little immediate effect on the International Monetary Fund’s operations. Yet it may well force the organization’s member countries to confront wider issues of European influence over the fund, even as it prepares to extend more huge rescue loans to western Europe, reports the FT.
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The managing director of the IMF, Dominique Strauss-Kahn, was taken off an Air France plane in New York on Saturday and arrested in the sexual attack of a maid at a Midtown Manhattan hotel, the authorities told the NY Times.
It's been a rough week for the euro, and there's more in store, these traders say.
A detailed look at currency trading, with CNBC's Melissa Lee and the Money In Motion traders.
Rising volatility in stocks and commodities could continue to be a dominant theme in the week ahead, as investors watch the latest U.S. economic reports for signs the recovery is moving forward.
The euro is breaking through key support levels, and one analyst thinks it has further to fall.
Greece will be "unable to avoid a restructuring," Stephen Walsh, chief investment officer at West Asset Management, told CNBC Friday. Walsh manages $456 billion in global fixed income assets.
A currency trade that pits the euro against the U.S. dollar, with Todd Gordon, Aspen Trading Group. Also, a look at the U.S. economic outlook as well as risk & restructuring in Europe, with Steven Walsh, Western Asset Management, and CNBC's David Faber.
The euro is strengthening on solid GDP reports, but the latest CPI data fails to inflate the dollar — it's time for your FX Fix.
Dennis Gartman, The Gartman Letter, explains how a strengthening dollar is taking a toll on commodities. He also weighs in on whether Greece will leave the Euro Zone.
"Greece is bankrupt" and will have to restructure sooner than later over sovereign debt issues, Kyle Bass, managing partner of Hyman Capital, told CNBC Thursday.