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  • Frank Lavin, CEO of Export Now, says central banks have taken it as far as they can in terms of monetary intervention, and there is not much more upside to policy easing.

  • Jim O'Neill: 'Never Let a Crisis Go to Waste'     Thursday, 2 May 2013 | 7:00 PM ET

    Jim O'Neill, outgoing chair of asset management at Goldman Sachs, talks about making returns in time of crisis, austerity and his "first love": foreign exchange.

  • Jim Cramer: Shifting Winds Sweeping Over Street Thursday, 2 May 2013 | 6:00 PM ET

    Jim Cramer believes a major catalyst is changing in the market. The implications are big.

  • European Markets Close Up After Draghi Speech     Thursday, 2 May 2013 | 11:31 AM ET

    CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports on Thursday's market moving events in Europe today, including the ECB's decision to cut rates 25 basis points to an historic low of 0.5 percent.

  • European Market Closes Higher     Thursday, 2 May 2013 | 11:30 AM ET

    European shares rebounded to a higher close on Thursday, paring losses from when ECB President Mario Draghi confirmed the central bank would not deliver any extra stimulus.

  • Go Long on Peripheral Banks: Pro     Thursday, 2 May 2013 | 11:30 AM ET

    Alberto Gallo, head of European macro credit research at RBS, explains why Draghi's comments on lending to SMEs reinforce his views that investors should be long on peripheral banks and corporates.

  • Mario Draghi Calls for Continued Austerity Measures Thursday, 2 May 2013 | 11:26 AM ET
    ECB President Mario Draghi

    ECB President Mario Draghi on Thursday called on EU nations to continue austerity measures and warned against raising taxes, which he said were already very high.

  • Should You Be Long on the Euro?     Thursday, 2 May 2013 | 11:10 AM ET

    Geoffrey Yu, FX strategist at UBS, discusses the euro's fall following Draghi's comments, and says now is the time to be long on euro.

  • Would a Negative Deposit Rate Help the Euro?     Thursday, 2 May 2013 | 11:00 AM ET

    John Authers, investment editor at the Financial Times, discusses how an ECB negative deposit rate would affect the market, and how the euro reacted to Draghi's comments on Thursday.

  • Draghi Confesses to Pope: We Are Frustrated, Too Thursday, 2 May 2013 | 10:21 AM ET

    What do you do when the Pope tweets about rising unemployment in Europe, but the trillions of euros pumped into the financial system fail to get the economy going?

  • Draghi: Easy Monetary Stance as Long as Needed Thursday, 2 May 2013 | 8:55 AM ET
    Mario Draghi, President of the European Central Bank

    The ECB on Thursday cut its main refinancing rate by 25 basis points to 0.5 percent, the first rate cut since July 2012, a move Mario Draghi said should help the economy.

  • Copper's Slip Signals Party's Over for Stocks: Analyst Thursday, 2 May 2013 | 8:43 AM ET

    Copper's downward trend foreshadows a stock market collapse, according to Societe Generale's bearish strategist Albert Edwards, who said equity markets will riot "Japan-style."

  • How Will the Euro React to ECB Decision?     Thursday, 2 May 2013 | 7:10 AM ET

    Derek Halpenny, European head of global currency at Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, talks about how the euro is likely to react to the ECB's announcement, and how an indication that a major lending program is coming would boost confidence.

  • ECB Should Focus on Other Measures: Pro     Thursday, 2 May 2013 | 7:00 AM ET

    Jens Larsen, chief European economist at RBC Capital Markets, says that the ECB should focus on non-standard measures which would be more conducive to a faster recovery.

  • UK Banks Return to Favor in Turnaround Year Thursday, 2 May 2013 | 6:32 AM ET

    After five long years of deleveraging, the U.K. banking sector finally looks ready to make a comeback, with 2013 set to be a turnaround year.

  • CNBC's Ross Westgate reports on all the market moving events from Europe, as investors await a decision on interest rates from the European Central Bank.

  • Italy Warned of 'Sudden Changes' in Market Sentiment Thursday, 2 May 2013 | 5:37 AM ET
    Victor Emmanuel II Monument in Rome, Italy.

    Italy might be making friends around Europe for its anti-austerity stance, but the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development warned that the country must stick to implementing spending cuts.

  • Should Investors Fear the Fearless Market? Thursday, 2 May 2013 | 5:22 AM ET

    The global economy continues to show signs of slowing, yet stock markets are back near their highs for the year with analysts questioning how long this sentiment will last.

  • How Could the ECB Surprise?     Thursday, 2 May 2013 | 5:00 AM ET

    Christoph Rieger, head of interest rate strategy at Commerzbank, says the ECB could surprise with non-standard measures and that a less than 25bps rate cut would disappoint.

  • DBS Profits Are Sustainable: CEO     Thursday, 2 May 2013 | 4:35 AM ET

    Piyush Gupta, CEO at DBS, says DBS, southeast Asia's biggest bank, can sustain a large part of its profits and explains why he is not worried about a slowdown in China or euro zone troubles.

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  • Europe is at risk of terrorist attacks as "hundreds" of fighters in Syria hold Western passports, say Torbjorn Soltveldt, principal MENA analyst at Maplecroft, following the Norwegian terror attack warning.

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