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John Horner, FX Strategist at Deutsche Bank says the euro is heading to about 1.20 against the U.S. dollar but the strength in the greenback may not be sustainable, especially if the Fed embarks on quantitative easing.
Laura Fitzsimmons, VP, Futures & Options at JPMorgan Investment Bank says that Spain could lose capital market access in 1-2 months, if Moody's downgrades the nation's credit rating.
A bailout for Spain may be "only a matter of time," this strategist says, and that's bad news for the euro.
Discussing the major catalysts weighing on the stock market, with Alan Valdes, DME Securities, and David Darst, Morgan Stanley Smith Barney.
Discussing the state of the global markets and where investors can find profits now, with Ken Kamen, Mercadien Asset Management, and Andre Julian, Trade Aviator, share their opinions.
Stocks are sliding as the crisis in Europe deepens, and the looming fiscal cliff weighs on investors' minds. Katie Nixon of Northern Trust, offers insight.
The flaws in the rate-setting process have been exposed by the latest banking scandal. Regulators around the world are investigating whether big banks gamed the rates for their own benefit before and after the financial crisis, the New York Times reports.
CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports the latest details on an EU agreement to bailout Spanish banks, while shutting down some small unsustainable financial institutions.
Aid to Spain leaves the euro in pain and commodity prices lift the loonie - it's time for your Friday FX Fix.
CNBC's Kelly Evans reports European markets are trading lower, despite hopes of further quantitative easing from the Fed and a slew of strong earnings.
French residents with assets valued above 4 million euros ($4.9 million) will pay more than double what they had expected in wealth taxes this year, after the country’s parliament voted through an emergency measure to raise €2.3bn for the cash-strapped government, the Financial Times reports.
The world is facing a new food crisis as the worst US drought in more than 50 years pushes agricultural commodity prices to record highs.
Don't look now, but the Swedish krona is on a bit of a tear.
As European governments pass key measures, the crisis only worsens, the Global Post reports.
In a shift from last summer's debt-ceiling standoff, tea party conservatives now aim to be seen as avoiding a government shutdown, even if it means accepting a higher level of FY 2013 spending, the Christian Science Monitor reports.
Earnings season continues with Google beating, Microsoft topping and Chipotle missing. Kayak prices its IPO above expectations at $26 and new Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer will be well compensated.
Arjuna Mahendran, MD & Head Investment Strategy Asia at HSBC Private Bank says that carry trade is back in vogue and that the Euro is a one-way bet. It's either going to stay where it is or decline.
Matthew Fine, Third Avenue Management, weighs in on his best European stock bets.
Who has a stake in the games? Some big name sponsors for sure. Eleven of the 2012 Olympic Game sponsors belong to the TOP Program.
CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports Spain's 5-year borrowing costs hit new euro-era highs, as European markets closed higher on earnings reports. Also, CNBC's Bob Pisani provides an update on U.S. markets.
Bitcoin fans learnt that one of the virtual currency's exchanges will enforce customer verification checks from Thursday.
Google is challanging Apple's iPhone with MotoX, the FT reports.
The recent move by the Swiss government to allow banks to sidestep secrecy laws won't prevent them from depositing money in the country.
Alex Donohue, spokesman for Ladbrokes, tells football fans how he thinks they should place their bets for Next Year's World Cup.
Nick Stone, co-founder of FIXR, says his new clubbing app could revolutionize nights out in London.
Alec Young, global equity strategist at S&P Capital IQ, says markets are taking the Federal Reserve taper threat in their stride, and focusing more on the improving economy.