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  • Why China hasn’t seen more defaults Wednesday, 23 Jul 2014 | 7:08 PM ET

    Despite dire predictions that China faced a slew of defaults, few mainland borrowers have welshed amid various stripes of government intervention.

  • Fears rise as China faces second bond default     Tuesday, 22 Jul 2014 | 10:38 PM ET

    News that Chinese firm Huatong Road & Bridge may be at risk of a bond default have set alarm bells ringing among mainland investors. CNBC's Samantha Loring reports.

  • Default risks linger in China: UBS     Tuesday, 22 Jul 2014 | 9:17 PM ET

    Factors like government intervention may have prevented default events from happening in China thus far but the risk of a credit default remains, says Donna Kwok, Senior China Economist at UBS.

  • Pros & cons of credit boom     Tuesday, 22 Jul 2014 | 3:18 PM ET

    CNBC's Steve Liesman, and financial expert Chris Hogan, debate whether going into debt can be a good thing for consumers and the economy.

  • China developers at risk as trust funds dry up Tuesday, 15 Jul 2014 | 7:05 PM ET

    China's shadow banking firms slashed lending to property developers, potentially spelling trouble for the sector and the economy.

  • Yellen: Needed accommodative monetary policy     Tuesday, 15 Jul 2014 | 11:06 AM ET

    Fed Chair Janet Yellen discusses lower than normal interest rates and the dangers of tightening monetary policy too soon.

  • We are 'bond bulls', ECB will intervene: Pro     Friday, 11 Jul 2014 | 2:40 AM ET

    Barnaby Martin, credit strategist at Bank of America Merrill Lynch, says he is bullish on bonds as he expects the European Central Bank to engage in a quantitative easing program.

  • Does Asia face Portugal-style debt risks? Friday, 11 Jul 2014 | 1:21 AM ET

    Rising Asia corporate debt levels may make investors nervous after missed debt payments by a Portugal conglomerate spurred renewed default fears.

  • Italy's banking sector is exposed: Pro     Thursday, 10 Jul 2014 | 11:00 AM ET

    Losses at banks in Europe¿s periphery could total 200 billion euros ($272 billion), warned Bob McKee, chief economist of Independent Strategy, who said he was especially concerned about Italian banks.

  • Markets 'nervous' over peripheral spreads: Pro     Thursday, 10 Jul 2014 | 4:15 AM ET

    Peter Schaffrik, head of European rates strategy at RBC Capital Markets, says investors are "nervous" about the tight peripheral yield spreads.

  • What taper tantrum? EM bonds return to peaks Tuesday, 8 Jul 2014 | 6:28 PM ET

    Emerging market bonds have been hot this year, erasing price falls following last year's "taper tantrum," but some say the rally may be getting old.

  • Is shadow banking set to take off globally? Tuesday, 8 Jul 2014 | 12:30 AM ET

    Shadow banking gets tagged as a China risk, but it may be rising globally as low interest rates spur yield chasing and tougher rules constrain banks.

  • Simon Ballard, head of credit strategy at National Australia Bank, says credit spreads are hitting new highs.

  • Why Australia shares may be poised to rally Thursday, 26 Jun 2014 | 6:54 PM ET

    Despite a plethora of headwinds, Australia shares may be poised for a rally, as analysts expect more companies to pursue acquisitions.

  • China’s risky borrowers really getting a better deal? Wednesday, 25 Jun 2014 | 7:04 PM ET

    China shadow banks have lower lending rates than traditional banks, China Beige Book data show, but it may not signal a hiccup in efforts to curb the sector.

  • Are Asian households over their heads in debt? Sunday, 22 Jun 2014 | 9:51 PM ET

    Household debt in Asia is growing quickly, spurring concerns consumers may struggle to pay their bills as interest rates start to tick higher.

  • Argentina's debt battle     Tuesday, 17 Jun 2014 | 9:10 AM ET

    Argentina faces default if it does not repay $1.3 billion by June 30th. The "Squawk on the Street" news team discuss the debt dilemma facing the Argentine Republic.

  • America's student loan crisis     Monday, 16 Jun 2014 | 2:51 PM ET

    Discussing the move by Starbucks to offer free college tuition to employees and the student loan debt crisis in America, with Naomi Schaefer Riley, author of "Faculty Lounges," and Bill Zimmerman, author of "The Student Loan Swindle."

  • Chip-enabled 'smart' credit cards coming to US Monday, 9 Jun 2014 | 2:34 PM ET
    Visa smart card with Europay, MasterCard and Visa chip, which replaces the magnetic strip.

    Sam's Club is just weeks away from becoming the first national retailer to offer its customers a chip-enabled "smart card."

  • ECB VP: Room to tweak interest rates further     Friday, 6 Jun 2014 | 10:26 AM ET

    CNBC's Geoff Cutmore speaks to Vitor Constancio VP of the European Central Bank, about additional interest rate cuts and whether potential fines against BNP Paribas could lead to QE in the euro zone.