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  • The ink was barely dry on the $150 billion EU/IMF bailout of Greece when world stock markets tanked on two major fears.

  • What Prudential's 'Shambolic' Rights Issue Shows Wednesday, 5 May 2010 | 6:28 AM ET
    Debtor Nations

    Prudential shareholders may grudgingly acknowledge that the pursuit of exciting new opportunities in Asia is the right long term strategy. But in the short term they need convincing the big price tag for AIA and the delayed rights issue are the correct way of achieving that.

  • Greek Crisis Hydra Engulfs the Euro Zone Wednesday, 5 May 2010 | 3:59 AM ET

    The market is already beginning to ask if the German public and the EU have the stomach for a rescue package for Portugal, Spain, Ireland and even for Italy.

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    The Greek debt crisis is beginning to take a back seat, while the earnings season has got off to a solid start, therefore stocks are once again a good place for investors, Bruno Verstraete, CEO of Nautilus Invest in Zurich, told CNBC Tuesday.

  • Greek communist protesters draped banners on the Acropolis. May 4, 2010.

    Despite yields on Greek debt falling after the bailout deal, analysts and investors warn that there are still pitfalls that could threaten the single European currency.

  • CNBC Survey: Hung Parliament Bad for Business Monday, 3 May 2010 | 8:03 PM ET

    More than three quarters of business leaders think that a hung parliament will be bad for the UK economy, a survey commissioned by CNBC showed Tuesday.

  • Commentary: Europe's Debt Crisis Is About to End Saturday, 1 May 2010 | 8:23 AM ET

    European officials are finally getting spurred into action by the danger of contagion and sources in the City say Greek debt is a screaming buy.

  • Swaps Not Responsible for Crisis, Greece Is: Papantoniou Wednesday, 28 Apr 2010 | 9:05 AM ET
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    A lack of competitiveness, not credit default swaps (CDS), brought Greece to the brink of financial catastrophe, former Greek Finance Minister Yannos Papantoniou told CNBC.com Wednesday.

  • What the Debt Crisis Means for Business Wednesday, 28 Apr 2010 | 8:30 AM ET

    The market reaction to the debt crisis in Greece and the euro zone has spooked investors across the world and led to heavy selling of stocks. But is the crisis actually impacting real businesses, given Greece makes up only two percent of euro zone gross domestic product?

  • German Idealism Will Lead to Euro Crisis: Strategist Wednesday, 28 Apr 2010 | 6:43 AM ET

    Germany's reticence to come to the rescue of the Greek government has been widely criticised across the euro zone.

  • How the Greek Downgrade Will Affect Markets Wednesday, 28 Apr 2010 | 4:41 AM ET

    Whispers of contagion are sending a chill through bond markets, while the euro is likely to fall further and things don't look pretty for stocks. Smart money is likely to go into gold.

  • Charts: Stock Rally Entering 'Irrational Exuberance' Monday, 26 Apr 2010 | 6:17 AM ET

    The recent rally in stocks has lost momentum and investors should bail out now or face a summer of sharp declines, Robin Griffiths, technical strategist from Cazenove Capital, told CNBC Monday.

  • Charts: FTSE Headed for 'Severe Decline' Thursday, 31 Dec 2009 | 6:49 AM ET

    The FTSE-100 may continue its run higher for another month or so, but the UK’s main stock index faces a "severe decline" early in the New Year, Sandy Jadeja from SignalPro told CNBC Thursday.

  • V-Shaped Recovery Will Last 2 Years: Wesbury Tuesday, 3 Nov 2009 | 9:48 AM ET

    The economy and the stock market have very good potential to climb, as the strength of the recovery will surprise many, two market experts told CNBC Tuesday.

  • Pick a Winner for 900% Return: Motley Fool  Thursday, 22 Oct 2009 | 2:40 AM ET
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    If the last five years are anything to go by, then a strategy of picking individual stocks beats just buying the major indexes – provided you pick the winning stocks, research from financial Web site the Motley Fool showed.

  • Stocks, Gold Are Crowded Trades: Hugh Hendry Friday, 16 Oct 2009 | 9:10 AM ET

    Stocks and gold are crowded markets and there is a risk that everybody will want to exit at the same time, Hugh Hendry, chief investment officer at Eclectica, told CNBC Friday.

  • Dow Gets All the Cheers—What About the FTSE? Friday, 16 Oct 2009 | 9:00 AM ET
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    Dow 10,000 may sound impressive, but look back just two years, and the index of the 30 biggest US shares was sitting comfortably above 14,000.

  • European Stock Exchanges Rattled by Upstarts Thursday, 15 Oct 2009 | 11:39 AM ET
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  • Charts: Dollar to Tank 10%; Gold, Stocks Going Higher Thursday, 8 Oct 2009 | 6:10 AM ET

    The dollar index could tank another 10 percent or more over the next six months, and the recent rally in gold can continue to push stocks higher, Chris Zwermann, global strategist at Zwermann Financial, told CNBC.

  • London Movers: Petrofac, Schroders, Autonomy Thursday, 16 Jul 2009 | 5:32 AM ET

    Shares of Petrofac rallied more than 5 percent Thursday to the top of the FTSE 100 after the oil and gas company said it won a 48-month integrated gas development contract in Abu Dhabi.