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  • European Shares End Higher After BoJ Easing Wednesday, 19 Sep 2012 | 12:44 PM ET

    European shares advanced on Wednesday, led by autos, as the Bank of Japan became the latest central bank to launch fresh stimulus to boost its economy.

  • Why Manchester United Investors Face Tough Odds Wednesday, 19 Sep 2012 | 8:45 AM ET

    Manchester United fans will be rooting for the club when they play Turkey’s Galatasaray in the opening match of their European Champions League on Wednesday night. But the ones cheering the loudest may be the club’s shareholders — after all their investment depends on it.

  • Europe must aim for full-blown unity which would see monetary and political union entwined with a currency union rivaling the United States, the U.K. and Japan, analysts told CNBC Wednesday.

  • ECB Bond Buying Likened to Work of the Devil Wednesday, 19 Sep 2012 | 3:11 AM ET
    Mario Draghi, president of the European Central Bank (ECB)

    The devil may have much more than the best tunes. To listen to the president of Germany’s Bundesbank, he also offers the best cautionary tale about the perils of state financing by a central bank. The FT reports.

  • Romney Under Fire From All Sides Wednesday, 19 Sep 2012 | 1:59 AM ET
    Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney laughs at a campaign event at Saint Anselm College on August 20, 2012 in Manchester, New Hampshire.

    Prominent conservatives joined Barack Obama in condemning Mitt Romney over leaked comments portraying the US president’s supporters as dependent on government, draining momentum from the challenger’s faltering campaign. The FT reports.

  • While the world is anxiously watching to see how the European debt crisis will unfold, many real estate investors in the United States are eagerly seeking opportunities to reap profits from the Continent’s distress, the New York Times reports.

  • View over the caldera of Santorini in Greece.

    Gregoris Skouros stepped out of the sawed-off cargo container that hard times have forced him to make his home in on an agricultural plain near this tiny village, a two-hour drive south of Athens. The NYT Reports.

  • Saudis Offer Extra Oil to Control Prices Tuesday, 18 Sep 2012 | 7:53 PM ET

    Saudi Arabia has offered its main customers in the US, Europe and Asia extra oil supplies through the end of the year, a sign the world’s largest exporter is worried about the impact of rising prices on the global economy.  The FT reports.

  • Can Syria's Rebels Ever Overthrow Assad? Tuesday, 18 Sep 2012 | 2:49 PM ET

    In an interview with OilPrice.com, the president of a private intelligence company discusses whether rebels can defeat Syria's President Bashar al-Assad.

  • Fed, ECB Action Key Moment in Downfall of West: Pro Tuesday, 18 Sep 2012 | 12:44 PM ET
    United States Federal Reserve

    Federal Reserve and European Central Bank monetary stimulus measures are more likely to impede growth than aid it, Nomura strategist Bob Janjuah said on Tuesday, adding that central banks' recent actions would be seen in future as a key moment in the downfall of Western superpowers.

  • QE3: Good For the Economy?     Tuesday, 18 Sep 2012 | 11:41 AM ET

    Torsten Slok, Deutsche Bank Securities chief international economist, discusses three major headwinds facing a U.S. economic recovery: the debt ceiling, fiscal cliff, and Europe.

  • European Shares End Lower, Pressured by Spain Tuesday, 18 Sep 2012 | 11:36 AM ET

    European shares fell on Tuesday as uncertainty about a potential Spanish sovereign bailout kept the country's debt yields high and prompted investors to continue booking profits on a stellar two-month run for euro zone banks.

  • Your Currency Trade on an Up Stock Market Tuesday, 18 Sep 2012 | 9:29 AM ET

    The euro has been on a tear against the dollar, but this strategist sees a better way to play the common currency.

  • Pressure on Spain Grows as Country Delays Bailout Tuesday, 18 Sep 2012 | 8:32 AM ET

    Time may be running out for Europe's fourth-largest economy, with bad debts at the Spain's banks rising to a record and Lloyds bank predicting it will request aid before October.

  • Yen Slips, Euro Takes a Breather Tuesday, 18 Sep 2012 | 7:26 AM ET

    A Bank of Japan meeting looms and Spain shies away from a bailout — it's time for your FX Fix.

  • BRICs to Lead Truck Growth, Europe Faltering: Daimler Tuesday, 18 Sep 2012 | 7:20 AM ET
    Mercedes Benz.

    Brazil, Russia, India and China, collectively known as the BRIC countries, will be key to success for truck manufacturers as competition continues to intensify in the industry and Europe remains volatile, one of Daimler's board members told CNBC Tuesday.

  • Bill Gross, co-chief investment officer of Pacific Investment Management Co. (PIMCO)

    Bill Gross, the co-Chief Investment Officer of Pimco, and manager of the world’s largest bond funds, has weighed in on recent central bank action with a scathing tweet.

  • Marc Faber, Fashion A-Lister Find Common Ground Tuesday, 18 Sep 2012 | 4:06 AM ET

    What do famed investor Marc Faber and fashion industry stalwart John Rocha have in common? Kazakstan. Both have noted the nation as an upcoming area of strength.

  • Occupy Wall Street: a Frenzy That Fizzled Tuesday, 18 Sep 2012 | 3:13 AM ET
    Protestors affiliated with Occupy Wall Street are arrested by NYPD officers while attempting to form a ‘Peoples Wall’ to block Wall Street on September 17, 2012 in New York City. Today is the one year anniversary of Occupy Wall Street and protestors are planning various actions and events throughout the day.

    12 months after Occupy Wall Street first gathered momentum, it can and should be said that the movement was - perhaps this is going to sound indelicate - a fad, the New York Times reports.

  • Greek Privatization Chief Predicts Bonanza Tuesday, 18 Sep 2012 | 2:24 AM ET

    Greece could become “an El Dorado for investors” as it moves decisively to sell off infrastructure assets, the new head of the country’s Privatization agency has said, the Financial Times reports.

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  • Jan Dunning, CEO of St Petersburg-headquartered hypermarket chain Lenta, says the situation in Ukraine has had no impact on the group, as consumer confidence remains unaffected in Russia.

  • Vincent Deluard, European strategist at Ned Davis Research Group, says the strong euro is a problem for the region's companies, especially for the large exporters.

  • European shares closed higher on Thursday as investors brushed aside concerns regarding Ukraine and focused instead on Wall Street earnings and the latest U.S. jobs data.

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