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CNBC's Kayla Tausche reports the latest details on the MF Global bankruptcy, and offers a deeper look at what happened. Also, impact on oil, with David Greenberg, Greenberg Capital founder. And the Fast Money traders weigh in on who stands to benefit from MF Global's demise.
Wolfgang Schäuble, Germany’s finance minister, wants the European Union to take the global lead in introducing a financial transaction tax to curb speculative trading, along with tougher regulation of big banks and the “shadow” banking sector, such as hedge funds. The FT reports.
David Cameron has urged colleagues to stop talking down the economy as he tries to drown out a growing chorus of doomsayers with a resolutely upbeat assessment of the nation’s prospects, in an article for the FT.
US President Barack Obama offered some key points for getting through the financial crisis and preventing another one from spreading in an opinion piece for the Financial Times.
European companies will have to reveal how much they pay governments in individual oil, gas, mining and logging projects under Brussels proposals that go further than expected in strengthening transparency rules. The FT reports.
A check on where markets are headed, with Scott Nations, NationsShares and CNBC's Rick Santelli shares his views on Europe's plans to solve sovereign debt issues.
ABN Amro, the Dutch bank that has seen two of its three post-crisis owners collapse, is on a mission to re-emerge as a force in the sector and has promised to be a buyer of euro zone financial assets that capital-stretched banks are preparing to sell, the FT reports.
CNBC's Sharon Epperson reports coffee futures are on track for the biggest surege since January 2009.
Almost all bank websites will prominently disclose the fees they don't charge. Identifying the fees they do charge is much more difficult, USA Today reports.
Chris Zwermann, strategist at Zwermann Financial, joined CNBC for a technical look at the correlation between the Dax and Bund Futures, plus the S&P 500.
Dexia, the stricken Franco-Belgian lender that has been at the center of recent market turmoil, loaned €1.5 billion ($2.06 billion) of fresh capital to its two largest institutional shareholders which then used the cash to buy Dexia shares before 2008, the Financial Times reports it has learnt.
Eight years ago, Claudio Borio, a senior economist at the Bank for International Settlements, co-authored a paper which warned that the world’s financial system was spinning out of control, due to excess in the complex credit world. The FT reports.
Fast Money trader, Jon Najarian, with the play on the VIX ahead of the EU summit.
The Fast Money traders weigh in on the Ag play in the fert sector. Also, a look at the big drop in copper prices, and its impact on stocks, and the direction of gold and oil, with Daniel Dicker, independent oil trader.
Copper futures are near lows of year, with CNBC's Sharon Epperson.
Europe’s grand plan to strengthen its banking system is set to fall well short of market expectations, identifying a capital shortfall of less than 100 billion euros that must be made up over the next six to nine months, according to the latest official estimates. The FT reports.
Britain’s economic recovery is off-track, Sir Mervyn King warned on Tuesday night as he defended the Bank of England’s decision to pump money into the economy again by purchasing £75 billion ($118.2 billion) of gilts over the next four months, the FT reports.
Corporate and political leaders, many of whom have been the target of growing worldwide protests, are lining up to say how much they understand public anger over economic inequality and the financial system, the FT reported.
Mad Money host Jim Cramer says the frustrating thing about the market right now is stocks all trade together. It's not that the earnings can't be trusted, it's that the futures are too powerful, and their levels are set in Europe.
Todd Gordon, Aspen Trading Group with a play on the Canadian dollar versus the U.S. dollar, and the S&P 500.
Jim Cramer says Cisco has a management problem and explains why it has become a "hated" stock.
Some analysts say the huge rally in this commodity has finally cooled off.
Dennis Gartman,The Gartman Letter founder and editor, and Carl Larry, Oil Outlooks & Opinions president, provide their outlook on oil prices as the economy begins to improve.