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  • Rhodes CEO on France, IMF & China     Friday, 20 Apr 2012 | 4:30 PM ET

    Discussing the IMF pledge, how the French elections could impact the U.S. economy and whether China will have a soft landing, with William Rhodes, William R. Rhodes Global Advisors CEO & president.

  • Latin America

    Argentina’s move to seize the local energy assets from Spanish oil and gas giant Repsol has spurred condemnation from the European Union's parliament and has led to worries about more anti-free market policies in Latin America.

  • Is Argentina Becoming the New Venezuela? Wednesday, 18 Apr 2012 | 6:44 AM ET
    Argentine President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner holds a plaque before delivering a speech during a ceremony to mark the 30th Anniversary of the 1982 South Atlantic war between Argentina and the Britain over the Falkland Islands (Malvinas).

    As the dust settles on the announcement that Argentina would seize control of assets owned by Repsol-backed energy company YPF, many are worried that other companies will shy away from investment in the South American country.

  • Pimco CIO: Is Spain a 'Tumor' on the Euro Zone?     Tuesday, 17 Apr 2012 | 10:42 AM ET

    Bill Gross, Pimco co-CIO & founder, discusses a "tweet" he sent out earlier this week in which he expressed, in rather graphic terms, his view on the debt crisis in Spain.

  • For Big Returns, Think Small Monday, 12 Mar 2012 | 1:39 PM ET

    Smaller G20 currencies have outperformed the big four all year, and this strategist sees the trend continuing.

  • Greece, Don’t Follow Argentina: Analyst Wednesday, 29 Feb 2012 | 3:53 AM ET

    Argentina holds no lessons for Greece in how to manage a sovereign default, Robert Shapiro, Co-chair of the American Taskforce on Argentina and Co-founder and Chairman of Sonecon, an economic advisory firm told CNBC.com.

  • The pain of a euro zone breakup would be too great, this strategist says, and Europeans know it.

  • China Construction Bank to Open Subsidiary in Brazil Sunday, 20 Nov 2011 | 9:00 PM ET

    China Construction Bank is in talks to buy a bank in Brazil amid plans to open a subsidiary in Latin America’s biggest economy, according to officials and people familiar with the matter. The FT reports.

  • Yen Tumbles, Dollar Soars as Japan Makes a Move Monday, 31 Oct 2011 | 8:08 AM ET

    Japan intervenes, the dollar jumps, and Argentines are on a tighter leash - time for your Monday FX Fix.

  • Emerging Market Investors Must Diversify: Report Thursday, 20 Oct 2011 | 11:21 AM ET

    Emerging market investors looking to reduce volatility on their returns should combine stocks, bonds and currencies, according to a report by asset management firm Alliance Bernstein, called "An all-encompassing approach to emerging markets".

  • Sovereign Debt: CNBC Explains Friday, 14 Oct 2011 | 10:05 AM ET

    There are all kinds of debt—as small as personal debt or as large as national debt. There's another type of debt as important as the rest—called Sovereign Debt. CNBC Explains.

  • Loonie Slips, Euro Sags, Economies Drag Friday, 9 Sep 2011 | 8:17 AM ET

    Currency intervention gains steam, economic reports lose it - it's time for your FX fix.

  • Seymour: 'High Flying, Deep Value' EM Plays Friday, 19 Aug 2011 | 2:45 PM ET

    Investors have been getting out of emerging markets lately, but has the selling gone too far? Trader Tim Seymour thinks he's found some value.

  • Europe Should Learn From Uruguay: Bill Rhodes Thursday, 7 Jul 2011 | 4:50 AM ET
    A protestor throws a stone to riot police in front of the Greek Parliament.

    European policymakers grappling with problems in Greece, Portugal, Ireland and Spain should follow the path set by the Uruguayan government a decade ago, dealmaker William Rhodes told CNBC Thursday.

  • In Europe, an 'Argentinean Re-Run': Fund Manager Wednesday, 6 Jul 2011 | 3:19 AM ET
    A riotpoliceman arrest a protestor during clashes in front of the Greek Parliament.

    The situation facing European countries like Greece and Portugal is directly comparable to the economic crisis which hit Latin America in the late 1990s, Andy Brough, co-head of Schroders’ Pan European Small and Mid Cap team, told CNBC Wednesday.

  • Greece Is More Like Argentina Than Uruguay: Economist Thursday, 2 Jun 2011 | 1:59 AM ET
    Swimming pool in Greece

    Past voluntary debt reprofilings in Latin America have worked to varying degrees, but "soft" restructuring is not going to solve Greece's debt problems, according to Stuart Culverhouse, chief economist of frontier markets specialist Exotix

  • The IMF: CNBC Explains Monday, 16 May 2011 | 3:38 PM ET
    The International Monetary Fund (IMF) headquarters building is seen in Washington, DC.

    The IMF, or International Monetary Fund, is an intergovernmental agency that works to keep exchange rates and the international system of payments stable.

  • A Continental Shift In Latin America Monday, 24 Jan 2011 | 11:36 AM ET
    Christ the Redeemer statue, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

    After decades of boom to bust behavior, economies  from Mexico to Brazil are looking dynamic, diverse and  durable, helped by a wealth of natural resources and a good measure of fiscal discipline.

  • Kirchner Death Sparks Market Rally Thursday, 28 Oct 2010 | 11:01 AM ET
    Nestor Kirchner

    The sudden death of Néstor Kirchner, Argentina’s pugnacious former president, sparked a rally on international financial markets at the prospect of a more investor-friendly regime in one of the world’s top commodities producers. The FT reports.

  • America’s Next Big Export? Tuesday, 29 Jun 2010 | 7:54 PM ET

    Why Cramer sees promise in the production of this cleaner energy source, even if it isn’t for us.