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  • Go Long Dollar Yen     Monday, 6 Aug 2012 | 7:15 PM ET

    Kathy Lien, Managing Director, BK Asset Management says the yen could see a bit of weakness against the USD and one of her favorite trades is to go long USD-JPY.

  • ECB Working on Rescue Plan for Europe     Monday, 6 Aug 2012 | 7:05 PM ET

    Kathy Lien, Managing Director, BK Asset Management says that the ECB is laying the ground work for some sort of broader rescue plan for Europe.

  • Why Euro Shorts Are Getting Squeezed Monday, 6 Aug 2012 | 3:53 PM ET

    The euro is grinding higher, and investors who are short the currency are feeling the pain.

  • Trades of the South Pacific Monday, 6 Aug 2012 | 11:37 AM ET

    This strategist sees a promising trade with the Australian and New Zealand dollars.

  • Markets Across Europe Close     Monday, 6 Aug 2012 | 11:30 AM ET

    European investors shift out of defensive issues as the markets rally, with CNBC's Courtney Reagan, and Rick Santelli.

  • Curing The Crisis 5 Years On     Monday, 6 Aug 2012 | 11:20 AM ET

    Independent European financial affairs advisor Graham Bishop told CNBC why he believes closer fiscal union is the key to saving the single currency. Bishop has presented his economic plan to European Council President Herman Van Rompuy.

  • How to Play the US-Europe Economic Lag     Monday, 6 Aug 2012 | 11:00 AM ET

    There are investment opportunities in the delta between the U.S. and Europe, Ralph Silva, director of Silva Research Network, told CNBC.

  • Traders work at a Knight Capital Group Inc. post on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Knight Capital Group Inc., struggling to stay afloat after a trading error spurred a $440 million loss.

    After Knight Capital Group’s torrent of faulty trades on Wednesday that lost the firm $440 million, an expert warns the same type of glitch will happen again and could potentially afflict any trading firm.

  • Euro Dips, Swedish Krona Is Airborne Monday, 6 Aug 2012 | 8:01 AM ET

    Crisis mode continues in Europe and the Swedish krona is flying high — it's time for your FX Fix.

  • A Tale of Two Economies     Monday, 6 Aug 2012 | 7:42 AM ET

    Robert Kimmitt, former U.S. Deputy Treasury Secretary, discusses the difference between the "real" economy and the political one, and weigh in on Germany's role in saving the euro as the European financial crisis continues.

  • CNBC's Kelly Evans reports on all the market moving events from Europe, including stocks erasing earlier losses reaching new four-month highs.

  • The Olympics Is About More Than Economic Growth Monday, 6 Aug 2012 | 2:06 AM ET

    Maybe I am too swept up in the Olympic spirit, but whether we see an Olympic boom or bust, I hope we don’t worry too much about the economic impact from this event. Great Britain is surely more than the sum of its latest economic data.

  • Greek Bank Head Sent Savings Abroad Monday, 6 Aug 2012 | 2:04 AM ET

    A political row has erupted in Athens after the former head of a big Greek state bank admitted to transferring 8 million euros ($9.9 million) of personal savings abroad to buy a London property months before his Agricultural Bank headed towards insolvency, the FT reports.

  • Oil to Get Short Term Boost on US Jobs Data: Survey Monday, 6 Aug 2012 | 12:08 AM ET

    Oil prices will likely gain this week after Friday’s forecast-beating U.S. jobs report though any rally may fade quickly as one month’s data will do little to ease broader concerns about an anemic recovery in the world’s largest economy, according to CNBC's weekly survey of oil market sentiment.

  • Rodrigo De Rato, Former Managing Director at the IMF and Former Chairman of Bankia said Australia has done very well in the way it coped with the global financial crisis, but also warned that the ongoing crisis in Europe posed risks.

  • Most People Will Stay in Cash: Expert     Sunday, 5 Aug 2012 | 8:10 PM ET

    Uwe Parpart is MD & Head of Research at Reorient Financial Markets says the relief in the markets at the end of the week has no basis. Investors are holding onto cash and bonds are the favorite investment choice in the current environment.

  • Impact of a Full Spain Bailout     Sunday, 5 Aug 2012 | 7:15 PM ET

    Tony Nash, Managing Director, IHS says that if Spain receives a full bailout, there will be no funds left for Italy.

  • Fed to Act in September     Sunday, 5 Aug 2012 | 7:05 PM ET

    Tony Nash, Managing Director, IHS says that the Fed will step up with some sort of policy action by December, if not September, unless there is a major improvement in U.S. data.

  • Traders work at a Knight Capital Group Inc. post on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Knight Capital Group Inc., struggling to stay afloat after a trading error spurred a $440 million loss.

    As a torrent of faulty trades spewed from a trading program, no one at Knight Capital could stop them. The New York Times reports.

  • Week Ahead: No News May Be Good News for Stocks Friday, 3 Aug 2012 | 8:01 PM ET

    Coming off a week "full of event risk," as one pro put it, the week ahead is relatively light. If Europe can hold it together, this market may just keep pushing higher.

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