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  • 'London Whale' cuts a deal to avoid prosecution Tuesday, 13 Aug 2013 | 4:34 PM ET
    A JPMorgan sign is seen outside the Los Angeles office tower housing the financial services firm's offices.

    The former JPMorgan trader known as the "London Whale" will not be prosecuted for the whopping losses he was involved in, as he made a non-prosecution deal, sources told CNBC.

  • Cybercrime threat? 'You ain't seen nothing yet' Tuesday, 13 Aug 2013 | 11:16 AM ET

    Combating cybercrime will become an uphill struggle, with the tools needed to commit technological crimes readily available to anyone armed with a computer and a few dollars.

  • Soccer clubs slash spending amid finance crackdown Tuesday, 13 Aug 2013 | 10:57 AM ET
    Alex Ferguson celebrates with the Premier League trophy

    Soccer clubs in Britain are slashing their spending on player transfers and wages, according to new research, as regulations designed to bolster clubs’ finances come into play.

  • Why Socialism may make French stocks rally Tuesday, 13 Aug 2013 | 10:18 AM ET

    Stock market success may traditionally be associated with pro-free market rather than socialist governments but, according to Societe Generale, one key reason why French shares are set to push higher is France's current left-of-center regime.

  • 'Less bad' Europe will outperform US: Bob Doll Tuesday, 13 Aug 2013 | 9:35 AM ET
    Bob Doll, chief equity strategist, Nuveen Asset Management.

    Despite improving fundamentals in the U.S., equities markets may slow, but Europe presents a good place to find relative value in the near-term, strategists tell CNBC.

  • Linking rates to jobs: logical or dangerous? Tuesday, 13 Aug 2013 | 8:44 AM ET
    Mark Carney

    The Bank of England said interest rates will not be raised from their current record low until the unemployment rate is at 7 percent. But is linking the two figures a logical step or dangerous move?

  • Euro zone recession ending, but what has changed? Tuesday, 13 Aug 2013 | 8:19 AM ET

    The euro zone is expected to kiss goodbye to its longest recession since the single currency was introduced on Wednesday, but it is likely to exit with a whimper rather than a bang.

  • Clashes in Egypt, but investors remain upbeat Tuesday, 13 Aug 2013 | 8:02 AM ET
    Supporters of Mohammed Morsi gather in Cairo

    Scuffles broke out in Cairo on Tuesday as supporters of ousted president Mohamed Morsi clashed with security forces.

  • Bruni-Sarkozy on Bettencourt : Truth will come Tuesday, 13 Aug 2013 | 7:17 AM ET
    Nicolas Sarkozy and Carla Bruni-Sarkozy

    Carla Bruni-Sarkozy said the truth will come out regarding the Bettencourt affair, and she is in no doubt of her husband's innocence.

  • UK inflation eases as house prices rise Tuesday, 13 Aug 2013 | 6:58 AM ET
    Shoppers in London

    Inflation in Britain slipped in July, according to the U.K.'s Office of National Statistics (ONS) on Tuesday, while house prices rose rapidly, causing some to fear the beginnings of a housing bubble.

  • German sentiment brightens as Euro downturn eases Tuesday, 13 Aug 2013 | 6:04 AM ET

    German economic sentiment bounced back to a four-month high on Tuesday, as data released by think tank ZEW showed that the euro zone could be easing its was out of recession.

  • Germany's Merkel moonlights as history teacher Tuesday, 13 Aug 2013 | 4:03 AM ET

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel drew on her Communist-era experiences to teach a history class at a school in east Berlin on Tuesday - the 52nd anniversary of the construction of the Berlin Wall.

  • Ryanair safety concerns: Genuine or joke? Tuesday, 13 Aug 2013 | 3:10 AM ET

    The storm brewing around budget airline Ryanair continued on Tuesday, with the airline’s chief executive branding a pilots’ group which raised concerns a “joke”.

  • Europe's lower tax rates lure US groups Tuesday, 13 Aug 2013 | 1:59 AM ET

    A growing number of US companies are set to save hundreds of millions of dollars in tax by relocating to Europe after completing takeovers on the continent, the FT reports.

  • A European FBI would save 'hundreds of millions’ Tuesday, 13 Aug 2013 | 1:27 AM ET

    A so-called "European FBI" could save the region hundreds of millions of euros, a Member of European Parliament (MEP) told CNBC, but a "lack of trust" between governments is stopping the idea becoming reality.

  • London Whale boss's prestigious pad appears empty Monday, 12 Aug 2013 | 11:42 AM ET

    Javier Martin-Artajo, the former JPMorgan executive reported to be under threat of arrest over the "London Whale" trading losses, escaped the City to a prestigious country address — which appeared empty on Monday.

  • Bank Of England Governor Mark Carney

    Bank of England (BoE) governor Mark Carney's new unemployment mandate will face its first test on Wednesday.

  • Cameron’s fracking backing gets warm welcome Monday, 12 Aug 2013 | 9:21 AM ET
    A hydraulic fracturing site

    British Prime Minister David Cameron's explicit backing of fracking – the controversial process of recovering gas and oil from rock – was welcomed by analysts on Monday.

  • Buy Europe; Sell Emerging Markets: JPMorgan Monday, 12 Aug 2013 | 8:39 AM ET
    Construction workers in Mexico City, Mexico: JPMorgan says it is underweight emerging markets against developed markets

    Weak emerging market data released over the past few weeks has prompted JPMorgan to reaffirm its view that it is too early for investors to pile back into the region.

  • European equities looking cheap as recession eases Monday, 12 Aug 2013 | 7:38 AM ET

    An expected improvement in the euro zone's fortunes could mean now is a good time to get into European equities, with the asset class attractively priced.

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