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  • Busch: Trading FX Over the Holidays Tuesday, 20 Nov 2012 | 11:23 AM ET

    Expect a risk rally over the next few days, but next week could be another story. Here's how to trade the shifting winds.

  • Privatizing Greece, Slowly but Not Surely Tuesday, 20 Nov 2012 | 9:47 AM ET

    As Greece redoubles its efforts to raise billions to cut its debt and stoke its economy, the move toward privatizing assets  faces daunting hurdles, the New York Times reports.

  • Investors in a ‘State of Shock’: Blackrock Tuesday, 20 Nov 2012 | 8:36 AM ET

    A new report suggests that five years of gloomy headlines and negative sentiment have combined to create a collective “state of shock” among investors.

  • Euro Gets a Lift, Turkey Gets a Cut Tuesday, 20 Nov 2012 | 7:56 AM ET

    The Bank of Japan stands pat and the Greek drama plays on — it's time for your FX Fix.

  • The global economy will be stuck in a “twilight zone” of sluggish growth in 2013, Morgan Stanley has warned.

  • Finance Ministers Meet on Greece Tranche Aid     Tuesday, 20 Nov 2012 | 6:23 AM ET

    CNBC's Silvia Wadhwa has the update on whether the euro zone is ready to give Greece approval for more funding.

  • Tax Talks Raise Bar for Richest Americans Tuesday, 20 Nov 2012 | 6:15 AM ET

    By most measures, the personal finances of Anne Zimmerman, a small-business owner in Cincinnati, have little in common with those of Oracle’s chief executive, Lawrence J. Ellison. The NYT reports.

  • European Shares Lower on French Downgrade     Tuesday, 20 Nov 2012 | 6:15 AM ET

    CNBC's Ross Westgate reports on all the market moving events from Europe, as stocks drift lower after Moody's stripped France of its AAA-rating.

  • Berlusconi Succession Battle Begins Tuesday, 20 Nov 2012 | 3:35 AM ET

    The contest to fill Silvio Berlusconi’s shoes and lead Italy’s centre right into elections next year has opened with about a dozen candidates stepping forward, including Benito Mussolini’s grand-daughter. The FT reports.

  • Bonds Switch Signals End of Cult of Equity Tuesday, 20 Nov 2012 | 2:10 AM ET

    It is a once in a generation moment. For the first time in more than 50 years UK pension funds are holding more bonds than equities.  The FT reports.

  • Spain plans to offer residency permits to foreigners who buy houses priced at more than 160,000 euros ($203,845) as part of its efforts to revive a collapsed real estate market and divest itself of hundreds of thousands of unsold homes.

  • France Is Dealt Another Downgrade — Who Is Next? Monday, 19 Nov 2012 | 9:06 PM ET

    Ratings agency Moody's Investors Service stripped France of its prized triple-A credit rating on Tuesday, triggering worries the move could heighten the risk of a downgrade for other top-rated nations, including the United States and the single currency bloc’s largest economy Germany.

  • Paul Bloxham, Chief Economist for Australia and New Zealand, HSBC says France's rating downgrade is a sign that a peripheral euro zone country story is moving to the core countries, and that Europe's debt woes will be around for quite some time.

  • Germany Won't Follow With a Downgrade     Monday, 19 Nov 2012 | 5:30 PM ET

    Jacob Kirkegaard, Research Fellow, Peterson Institute for International Economics (PIIE) says it is highly unlikely that Germany will be downgraded following a ratings cut on France. He says this downgrade doesn't change the fundamental outlook of the euro area.

  • Your Currency Trade on Rising Oil Monday, 19 Nov 2012 | 4:41 PM ET

    This pro says the Norwegian krone is the way to go.

  • Europe Shares Close Up on US Fiscal Deal Hopes Monday, 19 Nov 2012 | 11:42 AM ET

    The European stock indexes closed sharply higher on Monday on signs of progress in U.S. negotiations to avert the looming $600 billion “fiscal cliff” of tax hikes and spending cuts.

  • Santelli 'Cynical' Ahead of Greek Bailout     Monday, 19 Nov 2012 | 11:30 AM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli talks with Mark Grant, Southwest Securities, about why they are not very optimistic about an economic recovery in Greece.

  • Santelli: Bending It Like Europe     Monday, 19 Nov 2012 | 11:10 AM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli weighs in on making markets move through fiscal reform.

  • Stocks in Cyber Security Set to Take Off: Analyst Monday, 19 Nov 2012 | 10:37 AM ET

    The recent wave of cyberattacks targeting major U.S. banks has cast doubt onto the effectiveness of security infrastructure within the online banking sector. Though worrisome, there is a potential beneficiary set to gain from this threat, explains one analyst: the cyber security industry.

  • During the past two years, the Eurozone focus has been on the ailing Southern European economies and their austerity fatigue. In the next two years, it will be on the last triple-A economies in Northern Europe and their bailout fatigue, including Finland.

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  • The "iconic London building", the Gherkin, has been put on the market for $1.1 billion. Julian Stocks, partner at Deloitte Real Estate, comments on potential buyers and the London office sector.

  • Carlos Caicedo, principal analyst at IHS Country Risk, says that Argentina defaulting and then restructuring its debt a few months later could lead to capital flight, currency fluctuations and social unrest.

  • Hans Humes, founder and CEO of Greylock Capital, discusses Argentina's bond woes and says holdout bondholders need "some kind of gesture" from the country.