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  • Confusion in Europe, Gloom in Japan Friday, 1 Jul 2011 | 9:10 AM ET

    Japanese businesses are pessimistic and euro traders don't know what to think — it's time for your Friday FX Fix.

  • Queen to Profit From Income Shake-Up Friday, 1 Jul 2011 | 2:16 AM ET
    Queen Elizabeth II

    A mood of austerity may be stalking Britain, but the champagne is still flowing at Buckingham Palace thanks to a government plan to put the queen on what might be seen as profit-related pay, reported the FT.

  • Brits on Strike     Thursday, 30 Jun 2011 | 9:01 AM ET

    CNBC's Guy Johnson reports on the massive public sector strike in the United Kingdom.

  • Strikes Hit United Kingdom     Thursday, 30 Jun 2011 | 6:23 AM ET

    CNBC's Guy Johnson reports on another European country protesting austerity reforms. Teachers and civil servants walk off the job in the U.K. to protest pension changes.

  • European Markets     Thursday, 30 Jun 2011 | 6:10 AM ET

    An update on the latest market news and strikes in London, with CNBC's Louisa Bojesen.

  • Gloomy Consumers Hit UK Retailers Hard Thursday, 30 Jun 2011 | 5:45 AM ET

    The gloom which has descended on the British high street, with shop closures and well-known chains collapsing, is set to continue as consumers cut back, Mike Dennis, senior consumer analyst at MF Global, told CNBC Thursday.

  • UK Unions Step Up as Europe's Left Wanes Thursday, 30 Jun 2011 | 4:18 AM ET
    A protester holds up a smoke bomb during a mass demonstration against government financial cuts in central London, on March 26, 2011.

    Around 750,000 British teachers, civil servants, border agents and other public sector workers went on strike on Thursday after negotiations with the government failed to come to a resolution over proposed pension reforms.

  • As the quarter winds down, the temperature on Wall Street has warmed up quickly for stocks while investors chill on Treasurys.

  • Tuesday Look Ahead: Is Tech Sending a Message? Monday, 27 Jun 2011 | 8:21 PM ET

    While Greece is front and center for markets this week, some traders are watching the rally in tech with interest.

  • Lloyds Bank Has Largest Exposure to Risky Loans Monday, 27 Jun 2011 | 1:14 AM ET

    Lloyds Banking Group’s exposure to the riskiest kind of mortgages is more than double that of any of its top five rivals in what is potentially a ticking time bomb for Britain’s largest high-street lender, the FT reports.

  • Dollar Lifts, Loonie Slips Friday, 24 Jun 2011 | 9:45 AM ET

    The dollar rides some good economic news, for a change, and the Bank of England's Mervyn King delivers a scolding — time for your FX Fix.

  • Stocks Rise as Bulls Look Beyond Volatility Friday, 24 Jun 2011 | 7:19 AM ET

    After a volatile session on Thursday as the International Energy Agency unveiled plans to release strategic reserves in a bid to push oil prices lower, stocks look set for a strong end to the week.

  • European Central Bank

    The New York Times considers the possibility that a firm or group of firms insured billions of dollars of European debt through derivatives.

  • Could 'Rip-Off Britain' Really Print More Money? Thursday, 23 Jun 2011 | 2:39 AM ET
    Big Ben

    Minutes from the last meeting of the BoE’s monetary policy committee showed that despite two members wanting to hike rates, others are considering another round of quantitative easing.

  • Is the Euro Set for a Big Summer Selloff? Thursday, 23 Jun 2011 | 1:19 AM ET

    With persistent uncertainty over the  Greek government's policies and over the EU's ability to agree on a solution, the euro should be on shaky ground, according to some analysts.

  • Greek PM Wins Crucial Vote, But Outlook Remains Dire Tuesday, 21 Jun 2011 | 5:51 PM ET
    Greek riot police officers arrest a protester during a general strike against government austerity plans.

    Greece's parliament gave Prime Minister Papandreou a midnight vote of confidence, but the move doesn't mean Greece will ultimately go along with the austerity plan, or even avoid default.

  • Greek PM Expected to Win Confidence Vote in Parliament Tuesday, 21 Jun 2011 | 3:52 PM ET
    A protester kicks a riot police officer during a general strike against government austerity plans, in Athens.

    Greece's parliament is expected to give Prime Minister George Papandreou a midnight vote of confidence, but the move doesn't mean Greece will ultimately go along with the austerity plan, or even avoid default.

  • Protestors are seen on the Syntagma square during a protest against plans for new austerity measures.

    Greece’s parliament square, Syntagma square, has been the center stage for protests against the country’s harsh austerity measures since spring 2010, when the first EU/IMF bailout package was signed.

  • Why Delaying Greek Default Could Stop Contagion Tuesday, 21 Jun 2011 | 11:32 AM ET
    Greek riot police officers arrest a protester during a general strike against government austerity plans.

    With markets and political analysts beginning to say that a Greek default is unavoidable, continuing to delay the inevitable may be the best bet to avoid contagion into other Southern European countries, according to some market observers.

  • Trump's Scottish Golf Resort May Be Delayed by Crisis Tuesday, 21 Jun 2011 | 4:13 AM ET
    Donald Trump

    Donald Trump’s controversial plans for a golf course worth 750 million pounds ($1.2 billion) in Scotland may be held up by the financial crisis, according to his latest statements reported by the British media.