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  • Greek debt talks: What needs to be ironed out  Tuesday, 17 Feb 2015 | 12:07 AM ET

    Mikio Kumada, executive director & global strategist at LGT Capital Partners, says Greece and its European creditors still need to work on a longer-term solution, which will last after the current bailout program expires.

  • Greek debt talks may take a while: SocGen  Monday, 16 Feb 2015 | 10:35 PM ET

    Klaus Baader, head of Research, Asia at Societe Generale, says the difficulty of a deal lies in meeting the euro zone's demands and allowing the Greek government to "save face" by meeting its election promises.

  • Greece needs a 'material' debt haircut: Pro  Monday, 16 Feb 2015 | 9:19 PM ET

    Nicholas Ferres, investment director, Global Asset Allocation at Eastspring Investments, explains why the euro zone may have to accept a haircut or forgiveness of Greece's staggering debt.

  • This expert is increasing exposure to Europe  Monday, 16 Feb 2015 | 8:15 PM ET

    Low risk of a Greek credit crisis and improving fundamentals are reasons to invest in Europe, says David Gaud, Asia Ex-Japan Equity Fund Manager at Edmond de Rothschild Asset Management.

  • Time is running out for Greek debt deal: Pro  Monday, 16 Feb 2015 | 6:35 PM ET

    Roland Vogt, assistant professor of European Studies at the University of Hong Kong and Sean Darby, global head of Equity Strategy at Jefferies, discuss the odds of an agreement between Greece and its European creditors.

  • Big week ahead in Asia  Sunday, 15 Feb 2015 | 5:08 PM ET

    Ahead of the Lunar New Year holiday on Thursday, markets will be on the lookout for Japan's fourth-quarter GDP, alongside China's property data and a slew of central bank decisions.

  • QE has helped reduce contagion: Economist  Friday, 13 Feb 2015 | 4:00 AM ET

    Christian Schulz, senior economist at Berenberg Bank, says QE has played a role in Germany's position when it comes to Greek debt negotiations.

  • Ex-Putin advisor: 'Hard to expect progress on Ukraine'  Wednesday, 11 Feb 2015 | 6:45 PM ET

    Andrei Illarionov, former chief economic advisor to Russian President Putin, outlines the "bad signs" that are hampering the achievement of a ceasefire in Ukraine.

  • Positive signs in Greek debt talks?  Wednesday, 11 Feb 2015 | 6:19 PM ET

    John Derrick, director of Research at U.S. Global Investors, says latest news out of the meeting in Brussels should be a positive development for stock markets, as well as the euro.

  • Aena CEO expects a Greece deal soon  Wednesday, 11 Feb 2015 | 6:35 AM ET

    José Manuel Vargas Gomez, CEO and chairman of Aena, says he expects to see a debt agreement between Greece and Europe soon, and also comments on the recent introduction of sovereign bond-buying in Europe.

  • Markets will get over Greek fears: Motley Fool  Wednesday, 11 Feb 2015 | 12:06 AM ET

    Joe Magyer, senior analyst at Motley Fool, discusses the market impact of Greece's crisis and says the country won't be able to stay in the euro zone without making painful concessions.

  • Moscovici: We're not in a currency war  Tuesday, 10 Feb 2015 | 11:35 AM ET

    Is Europe in a currency war? Pierre Moscovici, the European Commissioner for economic and financial affairs, taxation and customs, doesn't think so, adding that the European Central Bank did the right thing with quantitative easing, and that global reforms must continue.

  • EU QE may not help out banks—but watch real estate Tuesday, 10 Feb 2015 | 8:47 AM ET

    The ECB's massive QE program may only be of small help to the euro zone's banks, but could boost other sectors like real estate.

  • Grexit? Tsipras can't back down: Pro  Tuesday, 10 Feb 2015 | 7:07 AM ET

    Joseph Tanious, Bessemer Trust, and Brian Singer, William Blair, discuss the impact of a Greek exit from the euro zone.

  • Greece: How should they negotiate?  Tuesday, 10 Feb 2015 | 4:50 AM ET

    Daniele Antonucci, senior European economist at Morgan Stanley explains the steps that Greece needs to take so that Europe can be more open to its debt proposals.

  • When will EU banks see QE benefits?  Tuesday, 10 Feb 2015 | 4:20 AM ET

    Patrick Armstrong, CIO of Plurimi Investment Managers, says that the long term benefits of quantitative easing will outweigh the short-term problems for European banks.

  • Greece and EU playing hardball  Tuesday, 10 Feb 2015 | 4:00 AM ET

    Patrick Armstrong, CIO of Plurimi Investment Managers, says that Greek and European leaders will eventually "meet in the middle," there will be volatility until an agreement.

  • Why Europe won't see a Grexit  Tuesday, 10 Feb 2015 | 12:49 AM ET

    Marko Mrsnik, director of Sovereign Ratings at Standard and Poor's, explains why he expects Greece to reach an agreement with its creditors this week.

  • Sen. Sanders: Greece in midst of great depression  Monday, 9 Feb 2015 | 3:36 PM ET

    Sen. Bernard Sanders, (I-Vt.), is calling for the Federal Reserve and the U.S. government to remind the ECB of their obligation to pursue financial stability in Greece.

  • Greek revolt over austerity is long overdue Monday, 9 Feb 2015 | 11:41 AM ET
    Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras addresses to the parliament members during government's policy statement in Athens, on February 8, 2015.

    Germany has been sacking Greece and other Mediterranean economies for years, and the Hellenic revolt against austerity is overdue, says Peter Morici.