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European indexes had rallied on news of a Spain bank bailout earlier, but shares trimmed gains going into the close, reports CNBC's Simon Hobbs.
As Europe works to prop up Spain’s wobbling banks, its leaders still face a problem that plagues the Continent’s increasingly vulnerable financial institutions — a longstanding addiction to the borrowed money that provides the day-to-day financing they need to survive.
The bailout plan for Spain was, eurozone officials argue, a robust answer to critics who accused EU leaders of consistently reacting too slowly, too late and with the least possible amount of cash in the face of a crisis spinning out of control, the Financial Times reports.
Will the U.S. rally last on the heels of Spain's bank bailout? Barry Knapp, Barclays head of U.S. equity portfolio strategy, provides perspective on U.S. markets ahead of a key Greek election.
The global shipping industry has been treading water during the global economic slowdown but in the last 12 months the Baltic Dry Index, which measures the haulage costs of freight, has dropped around 40 percent.
Steve Forbes, Forbes Media chairman & editor-In-chief and Moira Forbes, ForbesWoman president & publisher, discuss business competition in a rocky economy; reforming America's tax policy; jobs creation and the race for the White House.
CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports on "redenomination" and what happens if Greece changes currency and leaves the euro, and discussing Spain's bank bailout, and the financial impact of fixing Europe, with Antonio Garcia Pascual, Barclays.
The Bank of Japan has a chance late this week to try and stem the yen's rise - but this strategist doubts it will happen.
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Bob Doll, BlackRock chief equity strategist, discusses the best way to play the boost in U.S. markets on the heels of Spain's bank bailout, including a look at cyclical stocks and sectors to play.
Despite an agreement to bailout Spain's banks, Europe still faces tough times ahead, including an election in Greece this weekend. Martin Wolf, Financial Times chief editorial commentator, discusses the future of the euro zone.
A look at what Spain's limited bailout and China's slowdown means for the week ahead, with Jeffrey Sachs, Columbia University Earth Institute director.
CNBC's Kelly Evans reports on all the market moving events from Europe, including euro zone Finance Ministers agreeing to lend Spain 100 billion euros to shore up its troubled banks.
Italy is next in line for a euro zone bailout and keep your eyes out for Eurobonds, Michael Gurka, managing director of Spectrum Asset Management, told CNBC.
"One of the things the Spanish bailout teaches us is that banking debt right now is essentially subordinated sovereign debt," Guy Lebas, chief fixed income strategist at Janney Montgomery Scott, told CNBC.
George Osborne has been warned by Tory MPs not to use the euro zone crisis as “an alibi” for Britain’s poor economic performance and to step up supply-side reforms to promote growth, the FT reports
With an agreement to bail out Spain's struggling banks, Europe again avoided financial chaos in a debt crisis that is in its third year. But Europe still faces far bigger challenges that threaten the Continent and with it, the world economy, the New York Times reports.
Spanish bank bailout deal has "zero percent" probability of either making the banks viable or preserving the euro zone, Roger Nightingale, economist at RDN Associates, told CNBC.
Alexis Tsipras, leader of Greece’s leftwing Syriza coalition, seized on news of the Spanish bailout to bolster his position ahead of next week’s crucial general election, which may determine whether the country stays in the euro, the Financial Times reports.
Bridget Gandy, Co-head of Europe, Middle East and Africa Financial Institutions at Fitch Ratings says bond investors are already scared of investing in Southern Europe.
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.