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  • Greece seen shaky as presidential vote fails again Tuesday, 23 Dec 2014 | 6:01 AM ET

    Greece's lawmakers failed again to approve the prime minister's choice of president — a result that could send the country back to the polls.

  • Greece's uncertainty adds volatility to markets  Tuesday, 23 Dec 2014 | 5:35 AM ET

    Amid the presidential voting in Greece, Manish Singh, strategist & head of investments at Crossbridge Capital talks about how the Greek election is adding volatility to "long Europe trade".

  • Removal of sanctions can save Russia: Pro  Monday, 22 Dec 2014 | 10:33 PM ET

    Russia is headed for a major financial crisis in 2015 unless President Putin changes his stance on Ukraine, says Jacob Kirkegaard, Research Fellow at Peterson Institute for International Economics.

  • RBS: Short the euro dollar  Sunday, 21 Dec 2014 | 9:46 PM ET

    Greg Gibbs, Senior Currency Strategist at RBS, says ECB governing council member Luc Coene's comments that the bank should start buying government bonds is negative for the euro.

  • Did Russia, North Korea change the market game? Friday, 19 Dec 2014 | 2:03 PM ET
    Traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, December 1, 2014.

    Some big news this week, including Russia and North Korea. Did any change the game for the market? NYSE floor trader Kenny Polcari weighs in.

  • EU Summit highlights  Friday, 19 Dec 2014 | 11:25 AM ET

    What were the main highlights of the EU Summit in Brussels? CNBC's Hadley Gamble gives you the lowdown.

  • ECB bond-buying expected in March?  Friday, 19 Dec 2014 | 11:00 AM ET

    With the European Central Bank considering making weak euro zone countries bear the burden of the stimulus programme, Azad Zangana, European economist at Schroders, discusses how the imminent sovereign quantitative easing might work.

  • EU summit: Behind the scenes  Friday, 19 Dec 2014 | 5:20 AM ET

    CNBC's Hadley Gamble takes viewers behind the scenes of the EU Summit, whilst the D1920 protests continue to carry on outside the EU summit building.

  • Why the ECB should buy corporate debt  Friday, 19 Dec 2014 | 3:25 AM ET

    Bryn Jones, head of fixed income at Rathbones, explains why it makes more sense for the European Central Bank to buy corporate debt rather than sovereign bonds.

  • Does Europe need structural reform?  Thursday, 18 Dec 2014 | 11:40 AM ET

    At the EU summit, CNBC's Hadley Gamble talks to Finland's prime minister Alexander Stubb on whether Europe needs structural reform.

  • Presidential vote could still reach 180 votes  Thursday, 18 Dec 2014 | 11:30 AM ET

    Discussing last night's presidential vote in Greece, Kyriakos Mitsotakis, minister of administrative reform and e-governance in Greece says he believes that there is still a "fighting chance" for the coalition government to get the 180 votes.

  • Fed on track to raise rates this summer: Survey Tuesday, 16 Dec 2014 | 6:00 AM ET
    The Federal Reserve building in Washington.

    Results of the CNBC Fed Survey suggest that the market senses a commitment by the central bank to begin hiking interest rates next year.

  • Central banks can't beat deflation alone  Tuesday, 16 Dec 2014 | 5:00 AM ET

    Discussing the possibility of introducing full-blown quantitative easing in Europe, Patrick Spencer, MD and Director of International Institutional Equity Sales at Baird, says that if the euro zone economy continues to deteriorate, then central banks need QE, as they don¿t have the tools to fight deflation.

  • Why European growth will stabilize in 2015  Tuesday, 16 Dec 2014 | 12:32 AM ET

    Atul Lele, CIO at Deltec International Group, expects growth in the euro zone to stabilize due to significant stimulus that are being poured into the economy by policymakers.

  • 3 things to watch before the end of 2014 Monday, 15 Dec 2014 | 2:06 PM ET

    Here are three things to watch in the final weeks of 2014, says NYSE floor trader Kenny Polcari.

  • Will ECB QE sort out the euro zone's problems?  Monday, 15 Dec 2014 | 3:30 AM ET

    Jacques Cailloux, chief European economist at Nomura, says he is concerned that the European Central Bank's easing measures won't meet the investment needed by the euro zone economy.

  • Can we expect bolder actions from ECB?  Friday, 12 Dec 2014 | 12:42 AM ET

    Antonio Fatas, Professor of Economics at Insead, discusses whether opposition from Germany could hinder the European Central Bank from launching additional stimulus measures.

  • Full-blown QE in Europe? This expert says impossible  Thursday, 11 Dec 2014 | 5:20 PM ET

    Mark Grant, Managing Director at Southwest Securities, says divisions among euro zone countries will likely impede the roll out of quantitative easing.

  • Tumbling oil prices see Norway cut interest rates Thursday, 11 Dec 2014 | 12:42 PM ET

    Norway's central bank cut interest rates to prop up an economy ailing from falling offshore investments, lower oil prices and weak growth in Europe.

  • Greek stocks plunge further as elections loom Thursday, 11 Dec 2014 | 9:54 AM ET

    Snap elections are the best way to ensure stability in Greece, a senior policymaker told CNBC, despite stocks falling nearly 13% on news of the vote.