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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.
CNBC's Steve Liesman talks with two former Treasury Secretaries, Robert Rubin and Henry Paulson, about the economic problems in Europe.
Spain feels pain and the Australian dollar lifts — it's time for your FX Fix.
Regulators are focusing on at least four of Europe’s biggest banks as they investigate the attempted manipulation of the region’s benchmark interest rate, The Financial Times reports.
Greece's tourism industry has suffered a serious decline in revenue over the past year as political instability and questions over whether the country would exit the euro saw holiday makers opt for other destinations instead, but with a new coalition government in place, the industry is fighting back.
Mark Cahill, regional managing director of ManpowerGroup EMEA, says the worst hit countries in Europe have shown positive hiring intentions for 2014.
Cypriot finance minister Harris Georgiades, says he is concerned about the developments in Crimea.
Olly Burrows, Senior banks analyst at Rabobank, discusses what the details of the European Central Bank's latest phase of the asset quality review could mean for euro zone banks.