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  • EU Meeting Must Focus on Greece Despite Scandal Monday, 16 May 2011 | 1:15 AM ET
    IMF Managing Director Dominique Strauss-Kahn

    The IMF boss's lawyer says Strauss-Khan will plead not guilty, but the arrest could not have come at a worse time for the euro zone debt crisis as we approach crunch time on the question of what to do about Greece’s debt woes.

  • Will Another Lehman-Style Crisis Be Prevented? Monday, 16 May 2011 | 12:32 AM ET

    Decisions by politicians on how to deal with debt on both sides of the Atlantic will be crucial to prevent another Lehman-style crisis, economists and analysts told CNBC in a debate about banking in the European Union and in the US.

  • Crisis Threatens Influence of Europe at IMF Sunday, 15 May 2011 | 11:39 PM ET
    IMF Managing Director Dominique Strauss-Kahn

    Dominique Strauss-Kahn’s arrest may have little immediate effect on the International Monetary Fund’s operations. Yet it may well force the organization’s member countries to confront wider issues of European influence over the fund, even as it prepares to extend more huge rescue loans to western Europe, reports the FT.

  • Five Things to Watch: IMF Shocker and More Sunday, 15 May 2011 | 8:53 PM ET
    IMF Managing Director Dominique Strauss-Kahn

    Criminal charges against the IMF chief, flood fears remain after a Mississippi river spillway is opened, and a rundown of retailers report earnings. Here's what we're watching…

  • The managing director of the IMF, Dominique Strauss-Kahn, was taken off an Air France plane in New York on Saturday and arrested in the sexual attack of a maid at a Midtown Manhattan hotel, the authorities told the NY Times.

  • Euro Trashing Friday, 13 May 2011 | 7:49 PM ET
    Map of Europe

    It's been a rough week for the euro, and there's more in store, these traders say.

  • Rising volatility in stocks and commodities could continue to be a dominant theme in the week ahead, as investors watch the latest U.S. economic reports for signs the recovery is moving forward.

  • The Inflation Conversation     Friday, 13 May 2011 | 8:07 AM ET

    Following the sharp debate in markets about whether we are on the verge of a pickup in inflation or if the recent decline in commodity prices means we are out of the inflation woods, with CNBC's Steve Liesman & Randy Kroszner, former Federal Reserve Governor/University of Chicago Booth School of Business.

  • Man Up, Europe Thursday, 12 May 2011 | 9:31 AM ET
    Euro bills and coins in cash register tray

    European leaders can't seem to agree on how - or whether - to help Greece. But they sure aren't helping the euro.

  • Risk Is Out, Dollar Is In Thursday, 12 May 2011 | 9:18 AM ET

    Risk is off, debt worries are on, and the dollar is in again - time for your FX Fix.

  • A Generation to Descend Mount Everest of Debt: OECD Thursday, 12 May 2011 | 5:45 AM ET

    The debt crisis facing the developed world is big and will take a generation to resolve, Angel Gurria, Secretary General of the OECD, told CNBC Thursday.

  • Europe Must Stay Vigilant to Avoid Future Crisis: IMF Thursday, 12 May 2011 | 3:33 AM ET

    Europe’s recovery is on track, but reform of the financial services sector and strong policy action to improve the fiscal health of EU member states is needed in order to prevent future crises, the International Monetary Fund has said.

  • Greece Negatives Priced In?     Wednesday, 11 May 2011 | 9:55 AM ET

    Looking at an under the radar way to play the action in Greece, with Andrew Busch, BMO Capital Markets/Money in Motion currency trader.

  • Bank of England Raises Medium-Term Inflation Forecast Wednesday, 11 May 2011 | 6:11 AM ET
    Governor of the Bank of England Mervyn King

    The Bank of England raised its medium-term inflation forecast to just under 2 percent in its May inflation report, potentially paving the way for a November rate rise.

  • Pace of UK Growth Under Threat Tuesday, 10 May 2011 | 11:44 PM ET

    Britain's economy is unlikely to grow as fast as before the financial crisis because its most productive sectors have been hardest hit, jeopardising government plans to cut the deficit, reports the FT.

  • UK Example for Euro Periphery Countries: Osborne Tuesday, 10 May 2011 | 5:58 AM ET
    Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne holds Disraeli's original budget box as he leaves 11 Downing Street for Parliament.

    Europe should help countries that are in trouble but these countries need to show that they are tackling their deficit problems themselves, like Britain has done, UK Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne told CNBC in an interview Tuesday.

  • Greece Denies Report It Is Seeking New EU Aid Package Tuesday, 10 May 2011 | 4:26 AM ET

    Greece on Tuesday denied a Dow Jones report that it expects a new aid package of nearly 60 billion euros ($85.71 billion) to deal with its debt crisis.

  • Fears Over Greece's Debt Threat     Monday, 9 May 2011 | 11:32 AM ET

    CNBC's Steve Liesman has the story on Euro Zone officials looking at changes to Greece's bailout program.

  • Commentary: Don't Price in Multiple Euro Rate Hikes Monday, 9 May 2011 | 5:14 AM ET

    Jean Claude Trichet says the European Central Bank wants to remain flexible. Let us hope his flock of hawks and doves means this, because the next few months are going to be a bumpy ride.

  • Roubini Says Euro Exit Beats Recession: Report Monday, 9 May 2011 | 12:48 AM ET
    Nouriel Roubini

    Nouriel Roubini has ruled out anyone leaving the euro zone within the next one or two years but believes that could all change over the next five years, in comments to the Independed.