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  • China's Expansion May Make the Rest of BRICs Uneasy Thursday, 15 Apr 2010 | 7:35 AM ET
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    The yuan's peg against the dollar and a bigger say on the international scene may be making all the headlines as the BRIC leaders meet in the Brazilian capital over the next 24 hours. But the big story is the growth in trade and investment between the four economic power houses – and how this is shaping relations between them.

  • George Soros Is Right, the Euro May Be Doomed Thursday, 15 Apr 2010 | 5:04 AM ET
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    If the euro can't go ahead, it will go backwards, the famous financier said. "It's important to understand that if you don't make the next steps forward for the euro, the euro will go to pieces and the European Union too," Soros added.

  • George Soros Warns About Greek 'Debt Spiral' Wednesday, 14 Apr 2010 | 3:22 AM ET
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    The legendary investor who forced the pound out of the Exchange Rate Mechanism in 1992 believes that the rescue package is only "a little step" that may not stop Athens falling into a "debt spiral".

  • Hungary Votes, but What of the Economy? Monday, 12 Apr 2010 | 5:07 AM ET
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  • Greek Rescue Could Happen over the Weekend: UBS Friday, 9 Apr 2010 | 9:49 AM ET
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    An aid package for Greece could come as early as this weekend, as the Balkan country is in danger of running out of cash, analysts at UBS wrote in a research note Friday.

  • Don't Be Fooled by Greece's 'Rebranding' Attempt Tuesday, 6 Apr 2010 | 1:09 PM ET
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    I laughed out loud this morning when I read that Greece is going to market itself as an "emerging market" when it tries to sell a multi-billion dollar bond in the U.S. because Europeans won't buy up any more of their desperation.

  • German Victory in Brussels Blows Away EU Illusions Monday, 29 Mar 2010 | 2:25 AM ET
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    If EU nations want to sustain a currency union with Germany, they have to implement economic and budgetary changes that bring their performance into alignment with Germany, according to Marc Ostwald, strategist at Monument Securities.

  • Greece Still Needs to Slash Budget Deficit: Roubini Friday, 26 Mar 2010 | 1:30 PM ET
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    Greece's debt deal could help the struggling euro zone country avoid a "refinancing crisis," but Greece still needs to cut its budget deficit to resolve its long-term problems, economist Nouriel Roubini told CNBC Friday.

  • Ratings Agencies or Swaps: Who D'ya Trust? Thursday, 25 Mar 2010 | 9:45 AM ET
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    The risk of default for Greek debt is priced much higher than that of Eastern European countries like Romania or Turkey. But Greece is rated investment grade while the two Black Sea countries are rated below investment grade.

  • Tough Love of IMF May Shock Greece Thursday, 25 Mar 2010 | 6:03 AM ET
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    If Greece believes the easiest way out of its financial crisis would be with the help of the International Monetary Fund instead of its European neighbors, it could be in for an unpleasant surprise.

  • Germany Indicates that IMF Should Aid Greece Friday, 19 Mar 2010 | 6:22 AM ET
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    After weeks of backing a European rescue for the financially troubled Greece, Germany shifted course on Thursday, signaling that help should come from the International Monetary Fund rather than Greece’s neighbors, the New York Times reported.

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    Europe is looking (maybe) to form a Eurozone Monetary Fund with powers similar to the International Monetary Fund.

  • Morici: Greece's Tragedy and Naked Swaps Wednesday, 10 Mar 2010 | 10:23 AM ET
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    It never ceases to amaze how political leaders can shamelessly blame free markets and faceless speculators for the consequences of their lousy financial decisions.

  • Greece to Go to IMF if EU Refuses Aid: Report Wednesday, 10 Mar 2010 | 7:31 AM ET
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    Greece is likely to formally ask the European Union for financial aid if the cost of borrowing does not fall in coming weeks and, if it doesn't get it, may go to the International Monetary Fund, Greek government officials told Dow Jones Newswires.

  • Europe's Red Tape Snarls Rescue Fund Idea Tuesday, 9 Mar 2010 | 8:53 AM ET
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    The European Monetary Fund isn't even a formal proposal yet but it's already creating controvery among European Union leaders.

  • How Would a European Monetary Fund Work? Monday, 8 Mar 2010 | 11:19 AM ET
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    Plans for the creation of a European Monetary Fund have been gaining momentum as the debt crisis in Europe continues. But how would a European IMF work?

  • If you remember the 1970's in New York City you wish you could go back to the '60's. The City was dirty, seemingly lawless with the "squeegee guys" attacking your car if you stopped at a light, and had a general feeling on being unsafe.

  • Dow Extends Winning Streak for 3rd Session Thursday, 18 Feb 2010 | 6:31 PM ET

    Stocks rose for a third straight day Thursday as an encouraging manufacturing report helped fuel investor optimism about the recovery.

  • Stocks Rebound After Philly Fed Report Thursday, 18 Feb 2010 | 1:43 PM ET

    Stocks rebounded off a weak open Thursday after a report showed manufacturing in the Philadelphia region improved in February.

  • Futures Go Negative on Weak Economic Signs Thursday, 18 Feb 2010 | 8:45 AM ET

    Stock index futures slipped after higher readings in weekly jobless claims and inflation pointed to more headwinds for the economic recovery.