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  • Greece Will Have To Restructure: Equity Strategist Monday, 28 Jun 2010 | 10:00 AM ET

    Even with the EU bailout, giving Greece 3-years of breathing room, the market is saying something is not right and that Greece will not be able to avoid some sort of debt restructuring.

  • Greece Is Set to Return to Financial Markets in July Monday, 28 Jun 2010 | 6:07 AM ET
    View over the caldera of Santorini in Greece.

    Greece is preparing a make-or-break return to the financial markets next month as it plans to raise about 4 billion euros ($4.96 billion) in its first borrowing attempt since last month's bailout, the Financial Times reports.

  • Farrell: Sell Greece Again? Friday, 25 Jun 2010 | 9:52 AM ET
    The European Debt Crisis - See Complete Coverage

    I was hoping we could forget about the Club Med countries for a while. China's currency, the G20 Toronto meeting, and the sacking of McChrystal pushed Greece off the front page.

  • China Move Shows Double-Dip Is Remote: Doll Monday, 21 Jun 2010 | 7:57 AM ET

    The move by China to allow a more flexible exchange rate for its currency shows that the danger of a double-dip recession is remote, Bob Doll, BlackRock vice chairman, told CNBC Monday.

  • Talk of '2-Tier Euro Zone' Could Upset Euro: ING Monday, 21 Jun 2010 | 5:49 AM ET
    Euro bills and U.S. dollars being exchanged

    The rebound of Europe's single currency may be jeopardized by reports over the weekend that France and Germany are mulling a two-tier euro zone, ING Bank analysts said Monday.

  • Busch: Theme Shift—US Bad, Europe Good Friday, 18 Jun 2010 | 10:35 AM ET

    I’ve been warning about for some time about how doing stress tests are great, but there are at least two more steps that need to be taken for reduction of uncertainty over European banks and countries.

  • Sentiment Toward Europe May Be Lifting Thursday, 10 Jun 2010 | 4:57 PM ET

    Portugal raised about 1.5 billion euros yesterday and Spain 3.9 billion euros today in auctions that were surprisingly oversubscribed.

  • The Blog Prophet of Euro Zone Doom Wednesday, 9 Jun 2010 | 11:54 AM ET
    Edward Hugh

    For years, almost nobody paid attention to the sky-is-falling alarms of Edward Hugh, a gregarious British blogger and self-taught economist who repeatedly predicted that the euro zone could not survive. The NYT reports.

  • Euro Zone Nations Set Up $1 Trillion Bailout Fund Monday, 7 Jun 2010 | 4:30 PM ET
    Stacks of 5-Euro bills

    Eurozone nations on Monday started setting up a massive bailout fund that could rescue any member of Europe's currency union from default, aiming to soothe market jitters that have sent the euro to a new four-month low against the dollar.

  • Spain Struggles to Agree on a Path to Recovery Wednesday, 2 Jun 2010 | 12:30 PM ET
    People in Madrid demonstrate to protest the government measures against the economic crisis and to express their solidarity with human rights in Latin America.

    Caught between a populace resistant to more austerity measures and investors demanding budget cuts and more flexible labor markets, the Spanish government is finding it increasingly difficult to keep a grip on power.

  • Approach Markets 'Chicken-Like': Bob Doll Wednesday, 2 Jun 2010 | 8:59 AM ET

    Investors are playing the markets carefully during these volatile conditions but stocks will resume their way up once the wave of international bad news subsides, Robert Doll, BlackRock vice chairman, told CNBC Wednesday.

  • Crisis in Europe Could Affect US Growth Tuesday, 1 Jun 2010 | 4:34 PM ET
    What's Next?

    Just how much the US economy will expand this year and next remains a question among economists—with the wild card being the impact of European turmoil on US growth.

  • Worst for European Banks is Behind: Strategist Tuesday, 1 Jun 2010 | 10:08 AM ET
    A broker works as his control screen shows a graph of activity on the French Stock Exchange in Paris.

    The European Central Bank may have shocked the markets with its prediction that bank losses are likely to increase in the near-term, but other economists believe the worst is behind us, and that governments have the power to force banks to lend.

  • Euro to Go Under $1.20 'Almost Certainly': Gartman Tuesday, 1 Jun 2010 | 8:44 AM ET
    Euro bills and U.S. dollars being exchanged

    The euro will drop even further against the dollar because Europe's problems will not be easy to solve, Dennis Gartman, author of "the Gartman Letter," told CNBC Tuesday.

  • Fears Rise in Europe Over Potential Deflation Monday, 31 May 2010 | 10:54 AM ET

    If the European Central Bank has one monetary dragon it considers essential to slay, it is inflation.

  • G'day Mate: The European Debt Crisis-An Aussie Explainer Thursday, 27 May 2010 | 11:10 AM ET
    The European Debt Crisis - See Complete Coverage

    I thought I understood how dire things were in Europe. Then I saw it explained by Clarke and Dawe. Troubling.

  • Portuguese Banks More Stable Than Spain's: Finance Chief Wednesday, 26 May 2010 | 1:57 PM ET

    Recent stress tests have shown that Portuguese banks are more resilient and well-capitalized than their counterparts in Spain, which were more severely affected by the housing bubble, Portuguese Finance Minister Fernando Teixeira Dos Santos told CNBC Wednesday.

  • Morici: Who Needs The Euro Anyway? Wednesday, 26 May 2010 | 11:47 AM ET
    Euro coins

    Once upon a time, the European Economic Community-remember that quaint post-World War II institution-thrived without a single currency. A larger European Union can again, but it needs to jettison the fantasy that the benefits of capitalism can be accomplished without adequate incentives to work hard and invest.

  • Portugal Is Not Greece: NYSE Director Tuesday, 25 May 2010 | 11:48 AM ET

    Portugal is a “totally different situation” than Greece, Ricardo Salgado, chairman of Espirito Santo Financial Group [ESFG], a financial services holding company which does business primarily in Portugal, told CNBC on Tuesday.

  • Traders Anxious Over Euro and Financial Reform Friday, 21 May 2010 | 1:11 PM ET

    Dread of potential new financial regulations and late-week risk-trimming raised the anxiety among U.S. traders on Friday, said Wall Street traders and analysts.