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  • China Trumps Ireland In Commodities Selloff Monday, 22 Nov 2010 | 3:42 PM ET

    Sure, commodities prices have been under pressure as concerns that Ireland's debt crisis will spread has weakened the Euro and strengthened the U.S. dollar index. But for energy and base metals in particular, the real story continues to be China.

  • Stocks Decline on Euro Worries; Retailers Rise Monday, 22 Nov 2010 | 11:37 AM ET

    Stocks slumped as a lack of positive news failed to counter worries about Europe's efforts to address debt problems in Ireland as well as other periphery euro zone countries. Bank of America and JP Morgan fell, HP rose.

  • Farrell: Since When Does the US Take Lip Like That?! Monday, 22 Nov 2010 | 10:01 AM ET

    Doing what other US officials should have been doing all along, the Force, otherwise known as Gentle Ben, struck back last week and defended US monetary policy. But more importantly, in a very nice way, he told other nations to look to their own houses andback off on the criticism of the US.

  • Futures Shed Gains on Ireland Worries Monday, 22 Nov 2010 | 8:55 AM ET

    U.S. stock index futures were indicated a higher open for Wall Street Monday as the European Union and International Monetary Fund hammered out the details of a bailout for the Irish economy.

  • In Bailouts, Spain Will Be 'the Biggie': Strategist Monday, 22 Nov 2010 | 5:46 AM ET

    The biggest bailout the European Union will have to do if it comes to it will be Spain and it is worrying that there is not a set mechanism on how to go about it, Cornelia Meyer, CEO & Chairman, MRL Corporation, told CNBC Monday.

  • European Shares to Rally on News of Irish Bailout Monday, 22 Nov 2010 | 2:04 AM ET

    European shares looked set to open sharply higher Monday as a deal to bail out Ireland from its debt problems was reached at the weekend.

  • Dublin, Ireland

    As Irish and European officials engaged in tense talks over the terms of a multibillion dollar rescue package, Ireland’s Prime Minister Brian Cowen sais its low corporate tax rate and four-year budget plan, the New York Times reports.

  • NASDAQ MarketSite Tower, Times Square, New York, NY

    Traders expect a short and sweet Thanksgiving week, where investors will be reluctant to make new bets and markets could actually trade quietly.

  • Obama in Portugal; Meets With EU, NATO Partners Friday, 19 Nov 2010 | 11:00 AM ET

    Back on the world stage for crucial talks, President Barack Obama on Friday quickly found European leaders more willing to question a president weakened at home and rebuffed abroad.

  • What Ireland Can Learn From Latvia's Fate Friday, 19 Nov 2010 | 10:43 AM ET

    CNBC's Anna Edwards discusses how Ireland can learn a few lessons from Latvia. Eastern Europe throws up some fascinating examples that Dublin might like to study as Ireland battles to keep its fiscal independence, she says.

  • Dublin, Ireland

    "We have too much private debt in the case of Ireland," according to Nouriel Roubini.

  • As Dublin moves toward accepting a European Union bailout, the attention is shifting towards Portugal as possibly the next victim of Europe's debt crisis.

  • Greece Needs Deflation to Be Saved: Economist Friday, 19 Nov 2010 | 5:11 AM ET

    Greece needs to go through a period of deflation to return to competitiveness and ensure sustainable growth, John Sfakianakis, group chief economist at Banque Saudi Fransi, told CNBC Friday.

  • Why Germany Is Right and Europe Needs Haircuts Friday, 19 Nov 2010 | 4:57 AM ET

    When European Union (EU) leaders provided a bailout for Greece last May, they no doubt “did the right thing.” But in the process, they not only broke the spirit of the EU Treaty, but also set themselves up for the future challenge of reining in moral hazard.

  • Time to Buy Irish Bonds: Economist Friday, 19 Nov 2010 | 2:17 AM ET
    Dublin, Ireland

    Investors should buy Irish sovereign debt as an expected European Union bailout will boost prices, Bob McKee, chief economist at Independent Strategy, told CNBC Thursday.

  • Morici: Ireland’s Banking Crisis and the Euro Myth Thursday, 18 Nov 2010 | 1:19 PM ET
    Dublin, Ireland

    The Irish banking crisis illustrates the euro makes little sense, because the EU lacks taxing, spending and regulatory authority critical to managing a modern economy.

  • Fed Easing Alone Can't Fix What Ails Economy: El-Erian Thursday, 18 Nov 2010 | 10:41 AM ET
    mohamed el-erian

    The Federal Reserve's easing programs are only one part of a three-pronged approach needed to rebuild the economy, Pimco's Mohamed El-Erian told CNBC.

  • Farr: Here Comes the Cavalry — AGAIN! Thursday, 18 Nov 2010 | 9:59 AM ET

    As I head over to the Cato Institute's Monetary Conference, European stocks are rebounding on news that the European Union and International Monetary Fund could soon announce an aid package for Ireland.

  • European Shares Seen Tracking Asian Stocks Higher Thursday, 18 Nov 2010 | 2:20 AM ET

    European shares looked set to open higher Thursday, tracking gains in Asia and on optimism that the situation in Ireland will be resolved.

  • Stocks End Narrowly Mixed Ahead of GM IPO Wednesday, 17 Nov 2010 | 5:07 PM ET
    The New GM

    Stocks ended mixed after trading in a tight range for most of the session Wednesday as continued uncertainties with the global economy weighed on investors, ahead of General Motors highly anticipated initial public offering. Home Depot fell, while McDonald's rose.

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