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  • Russian Region Begins Cleanup After Meteor Impact Saturday, 16 Feb 2013 | 12:56 PM ET
    A meteor crashing in central Russia's Ural mountains.

    A small army of workers set to work Saturday to replace the estimated 200,000 square meters (50 acres) of windows shattered by the shock wave from a meteor that exploded over Russia.

  • Whither Gold? Bears Circle as Rally Hits Speed Bump Friday, 15 Feb 2013 | 2:19 PM ET

    Despite fundamentals that should be contributing to a strong rally, gold is clearly losing steam. A slow decline that began late last year is quickly snowballing into a sell off.

  • European Shares Close Down     Friday, 15 Feb 2013 | 11:30 AM ET

    Weak utility and banking stocks held back European equities on Friday at the close.

  • European Markets Close: Eye on G20     Friday, 15 Feb 2013 | 11:30 AM ET

    CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports on all the market moving events in Europe today, including a look at the G20 currency discussions taking place.

  • Europe Is Cheap, but Not Very Cheerful: SocGen Friday, 15 Feb 2013 | 9:29 AM ET

    Societe Generale's Albert Edwards once again dismissed U.S. equities as overvalued, while calling on investors to hurry if they want to find good value European stocks.

  • Meteorite Explodes Over Russia, Over 1,000 Injured Friday, 15 Feb 2013 | 9:28 AM ET
    A meteor crashing in central Russia's Ural mountains.

    A meteorite streaked across the sky and exploded over central Russia on Friday, raining fireballs over a vast area and causing a shock wave that smashed windows, damaged buildings and injured 1,200 people.

  • The Moscow Exchange priced its initial public offering (IPO) at the bottom of the expected price range on Friday in the largest ever offering launched solely on a Russian platform.

  • What Currency War? Move Along, G-20 Leaders Say Friday, 15 Feb 2013 | 6:49 AM ET

    As G-20 finance chiefs from around the world meet on Friday to discuss fears of competitive currency devaluations, policymakers told CNBC that talk of a currency war was misplaced and discussions should instead focus on a how to heal the still fragile global economy.

  • OECD's Gurria: Currency Talk a Distraction     Friday, 15 Feb 2013 | 5:35 AM ET

    Jose Angel Gurria Trevino, secretary general of the OECD, tells CNBC that talk about currency wars is just a distraction from much more important issues.

  • Passengers Disembark Crippled Carnival Ship Friday, 15 Feb 2013 | 5:28 AM ET

    Thousands of relieved passengers poured ashore from a stinking cruise ship on Friday after five days adrift in the Gulf of Mexico with overflowing toilets and stench filled cabins.

  • The Great British Nanny Export Defies Recession Friday, 15 Feb 2013 | 5:01 AM ET
    Graduation Day for Norland Nannies

    Widespread redundancies in the banking sector as well as cuts in pay and longer working hours have taken their toll on a range of sectors, with retailers in particular feeling the pain of the recession.

  • Currency Talk 'Fruitless, Self-Defeating': Draghi Friday, 15 Feb 2013 | 4:42 AM ET
    Mario Draghi, president of the European Central Bank (ECB)

    European Central Bank President Mario Draghi on Friday criticized "chatter" on currencies that has roiled foreign exchange markets in recent weeks.

  • European Markets Remain Undervalued: Pro     Friday, 15 Feb 2013 | 3:00 AM ET

    Patrick Legland, global head of research at Societe Generale, tells CNBC that European markets remain undervalued, and any consolidation should be used as a buying opportunity.

  • European Markets Open Flat     Friday, 15 Feb 2013 | 3:00 AM ET

    Kelly Evans takes you through the European market open where stocks have come in flat.

  • One-Man Bank Keeps German Village Business Running Friday, 15 Feb 2013 | 2:58 AM ET

    Peter Breiter, 41, is an unusual banker. Not for him the big bonuses, complicated financial instruments and multi-million deals. He is happy instead writing transaction slips out by hand for the 500 inhabitants of the tiny southern German village of Gammesfeld.

  • Technology Whiz Kid Tackles Greek Tax Evasion Friday, 15 Feb 2013 | 2:44 AM ET

    Greece is pinning its hopes of boosting revenue from an antiquated tax system beset by massive evasion on Harry Theoharis, a boyish-looking 42-year-old who describes himself as an "IT monkey."

  • Fight Stagnation, Not Each Other     Friday, 15 Feb 2013 | 12:30 AM ET

    Simon Cox, Asia Economics Editor at The Economist says finance ministers and central banks should be fighting stagnation, not each other. He's joined by Michael Hewson, Senior Market Analyst at CMC Markets who says the weakening yen is justified.

  • Europe's Debt Worries Have Never Gone Away     Friday, 15 Feb 2013 | 12:09 AM ET

    Uwe Parpart, Managing Director, Head of Research at Reorient Financial Markets says the recent euro zone GDP results are backward looking and he still sees positive growth in Germany. He says the greater worry is Italy.

  • Commerzbank Sets Aside More Money for Bad Loans Friday, 15 Feb 2013 | 12:00 AM ET

    Commerzbank, Germany's second-biggest lender, said it would set aside slightly more money for bad loans this year as the economic environment deteriorates.

  • Currency Wars Come to Moscow as G-20 Meets Thursday, 14 Feb 2013 | 7:29 PM ET

    'Currency wars' will come to Moscow on Friday as finance officials from the Group of 20 nations spar over Japan's expansive policies that have driven down the value of the yen.

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