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  • ISDA requested to make Argentina ruling     Thursday, 31 Jul 2014 | 9:15 AM ET

    The International Swaps and Derivatives Association has been asked to make a ruling on whether a credit event has occurred in Argentina. CNBC's Kate Kelly reports the details.

  • Argentine stocks tumble after default news     Thursday, 31 Jul 2014 | 7:03 AM ET

    CNBC's Kate Kelly reports on the ripple effect of Argentina's failure to reach a debt deal.

  • Argentina slides into default again     Thursday, 31 Jul 2014 | 6:04 AM ET
    Argentine Economic Minister Axel Kicillof is surrounded by members of the media as he arrives at an office to continue meetings with mediator Daniel Pollack in New York, July 30, 2014.

    For the second time in 13 years, Argentina has fallen into default after debt talks failed, reports CNBC's Kate Kelly.

  • *India digs in heels as WTO trade deal deadline looms. NEW DELHI/ SYDNEY, July 31- The United States raised the issue of a stalled trade agreement during talks with India's finance minister on Thursday, a source at the meeting said, hours before a deadline passes for New Delhi to sign a deal backers say would boost the global economy.

  • Shell's second-quarter earnings more than double Thursday, 31 Jul 2014 | 3:11 AM ET
    An employee holds a control panel as barrels are filled with lubricant oil for shipping at Royal Dutch Shell Plc's plant in Torzhok, Russia, March 21, 2014.

    Royal Dutch Shell posted a healthy jump in quarterly earnings, as its newly-installed CEO works to cut costs and streamline projects.

  • Don't blame cheap money for US GDP boost: Pro     Thursday, 31 Jul 2014 | 1:10 AM ET

    Kully Samra, U.K. managing director of Charles Schwab, says the strong U.S. second quarter GDP shows the strength of the underlying economy and cannot be blamed on "cheap money".

  • Tracking the impact of Argentina's debt default     Thursday, 31 Jul 2014 | 12:04 AM ET

    Jim Rickards, Senior Managing Director at Tangent Capital, discusses whether Argentina's second default on its sovereign debt will have a contagion effect on global financial markets.

  • Fast Money Final Trade     Wednesday, 30 Jul 2014 | 5:58 PM ET

    The Fast Money traders share their final trades of the day.

  • Stock Pops & Drops: HES, GRMN, BCS, NFLX     Wednesday, 30 Jul 2014 | 5:45 PM ET

    The Fast Money traders take a look at today's biggest market movers.

  • Here's what will drive future returns: Pimco's Gross Wednesday, 30 Jul 2014 | 4:41 PM ET
    Bill Gross

    Bill Gross, manager of the world's largest bond fund at Pimco, said that income, rather than capital gains, would drive future returns.

  • Commodities tomorrow: Energy deflated     Wednesday, 30 Jul 2014 | 4:00 PM ET

    CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. Energy prices were down across the board, while gold was down as well.

  • G-7 leaders warns Russia of more sanctions Wednesday, 30 Jul 2014 | 2:31 PM ET
    Russian President Vladimir Putin attends a government meeting on the Russian economy, in Moscow.

    The US and European leaders say they're prepared to intensify sanctions against Russia unless it moves to de-escalate the crisis in Ukraine.

  • Stock market loses early gains... What's up? Wednesday, 30 Jul 2014 | 12:04 PM ET
    Traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Despite a much stronger-than-expected GDP report, the stock market is down as some economists aren't blown away by the number.

  • NEW YORK, July 30- Bill Gross, manager of the world's largest bond fund at Pimco, said Wednesday that income, rather than capital gains, would drive future investment returns as a result of low global economic growth. Gross's views are closely watched because his flagship Pimco Total Return Fund is the world's biggest bond fund, with $225 billion in assets.

  • Cashin says real 'divergence' in the market     Wednesday, 30 Jul 2014 | 11:40 AM ET

    CNBC's Bob Pisani and Art Cashin, of UBS, discuss Wednesday's lackluster trading action despite a sizzling Q2 GDP number and ahead of the Fed's interest rate decision.

  • Argentine banks to offer to buy debt: Report Wednesday, 30 Jul 2014 | 11:35 AM ET
    Protesters, holding a mock vulture, rally against layoffs in front of the factory of U.S. automotive supplier Lear on the outskirts of Buenos Aires July 30, 2014. The protesters were also demonstrating against holdout investors locked in a legal battle with Argentina that could trigger a debt default by the country this week.

    Argentine banks are expected to offer to buy debt owned by holdout investors suing country in a bid to avert default, a banking executive said.

  • Where to invest globally     Wednesday, 30 Jul 2014 | 10:14 AM ET

    CNBC's David Faber speaks to Henry McVey, KKR head of global macro & asset allocation, about investing in China and what regions have the best investment opportunities and the biggest risks.

  • US growth data steal spotlight from IPO blitz Wednesday, 30 Jul 2014 | 10:04 AM ET
    Trucks loading with goods leave the port in New Jersey.

    News that the U.S. economy jumped by 4 percent last quarter is taking the spotlight from a surge in new IPOs coming this week.

  • Global chaos still hurts Hillary Clinton Wednesday, 30 Jul 2014 | 9:09 AM ET
    Hillary Clinton remarks on Women Decison-Makers in the Global Economy at the Clinton Global Initiative annual meeting in New York.

    Hillary Clinton's record as secretary of state ties her political standing to the condition of U.S. foreign policy even after her D.C. departure.

  • *Manufacturing growth in China expands. LONDON/ SYDNEY, July 30- Lead and zinc fell on Wednesday as investors took profits after a rally by both metals this month, but a brighter global economic outlook could see industrial metals resuming their rise. Part of that is driven by improving macro sentiment, "said commodity analyst Ivan Szpakowski of Citi in Shanghai.

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