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U.S. futures start the week down. European equity markets are lower over concerns about the European Summit agreement. Moody's says the agreement offers few solutions and Italian yields rise despite a successful T-bill auction
An outlook on where the markets are headed now with the crisis in Europe, with Richard Hoey, BNY Mellon chief economist.
U.S. futures are down on concerns about the euro zone agreement. Europe is slightly negative as Moody's says the European agreement offers few solutions for the euro zone debt crisis. Moody's also reiterates its intent to review European sovereign debt. Italy sells $7 billion euros worth of T-bills. And Asian markets are mixed on Chinese policy anxieties.
Andrew Economos, MD and Head of Sovereign & Institutional Strategy Asia at JPMorgan, thinks that euro zone leaders are addressing the "heart of the problem" by demanding more fiscal discipline from the region. He adds that the ECB will continue to buy debt to sustain the European Union.
Martin Senn, CEO of Zurich Financial Services, says the firm has $12 billion exposure to peripheral Europe debt. He also says it's too early to quantify losses from Thailand's floods.
Marco Bardelli, Managing Director,CEO, BDG Singapore Pte Ltd, discusses the results of the latest EU summit. He points out that providing liquidity is the most urgent problem and adds that it was right of Draghi to focus on that.
Stephanie Link, TheStreet.com, and Steve Weiss, Fast Money contributor, discuss the impact the euro zone deal is likely to have on markets around the world.
Large U.S. and euro zone banks have been moving in tandem, but U.S. banks are beginning to see opportunities as European banks are shrinking their assets, reports CNBC's Mary Thompson.
If the sovereign debt shoe falls in Europe, the U.S. markets are likely to get slammed. Adam Parker, Morgan Stanley, tells CNBC he doesn't buy the theory of decoupling from Europe.
Richard Ross, Auerbach Grayson, and Joseph LaVorgna, Deutsche Bank, discuss the strength of the U.S. economy, the impact of Europe and stocks that tell us something about where the global economy is headed.
BlackRock's Russ Koesterich says that while a recession is likely to hit Europe, Japan, Canada and Australia could offer investors great opportunities in the new year.
CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis and Bob Pisani look at the day's market movers and what to watch for going into the last hour of trading. Now that the EU movie is "over," says Pisani, people may think they may not need as much protection. Also, Mandy Drury and Michelle Caruso-Cabrera discuss what the EU agreement means to the markets.
Keith McCullough, CEO Hedgeye Risk Management, discusses what's happening in China and Russia, and says he's back to bullish on U.S. stocks in the intermediate term.
There was a little progress to celebrate in Europe but that doesn't mean the end of volatility, says Hank Smith, chief investment officer, Haverford Investments. With Clem Chambers, CEO of ADVFN.
CNBC's Mandy Drury looks at the upward move in the U.S. markets, partially due to the EU agreement. And lower gas prices bring about a rise in consumer confidence.
CNBC's Simon Hobbs offers analysis of the European close. European averages were up today on the euro summit deal. There are still many questions remaining, he says.
CNBC's Melissa Lee, Jim Cramer, Carl Quintanilla and David Faber take a look at the promises out of the EU Summit; Toyota and Texas Instruments slash guidance; and investors try to make sense of Jon Corzine's testimony.
Weighing in on why China will not save Europe, Jim Chanos, Kynikos Associates, who adds that China's reserve fund is not free money.
"There are a lot of traders thinking Europe is putting a bandage on a big wound," says Ben Lichtenstein, Tradersaudio.com, who adds that there really isn't an answer to the financial situation in Europe.
CNBC's Rebecca Meehan takes a look at the European markets reaction to EU Summit talks, and looks at the German and Italian bond markets.