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Rounding up the market action from Black Friday today, with David Darst, Morgan Stanley Wealth Management, and Rich Peterson, Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
Despite the European Union budget struggles, this pro sees the euro hitting $1.35 by year end.
The consumer is in better shape than he or she was one year ago, says CNBC's Steve Liesman. Discussing how investors should position themselves going into the end of the year, with Quint Tatro, Tatro Capital and CNBC's Rick Santelli.
European shares posted their best weekly gain so far this year after rising for a fifth day on Friday, boosted by strong German data and growing expectations Greece will soon get the next dose of financial help.
The Greek drama plays on and the Brazilian real crosses a line — it's time for your FX Fix.
Anshu Jain, co-chief executive of Deutsche Bank, has a problem with his job – it’s ever so slightly embarrassing.
CNBC's Ross Westgate reports on all the market moving events from Europe, as the EU budget summit is set to reconvene later in the day.
Barclays Chief International Economist Julian Callow says market tension will have to increase for Spain to request assistance from the OMT (Outright Monetary Transaction) program.
Boris Vujcic, governor of Croatia's central bank, says demand from the euro zone has still not picked up after the 2009 crisis.
Shrinking incomes are leading more families to switch to cut-price convenience foods, the Global Post reports.
In space no one can hear you scream. But they may be able to hear you moan about debt crises and squabble over how to keep your astronautical ambitions from crashing back down to Earth, the Global Post reports.
Ivana Gazic, CEO of the Zagreb Stock Exchange, says European Union membership for Croatia is "extremely critical" for expanding the exchange.
Enough of the pessimism over the euro zone, says one analyst, who points out that the disaster scenarios anticipated by financial markets for the region have not played out, leaving the euro poised for a strong rally that could take it to $1.50 next year – a 17 percent gain from where it is now.
Until recently, Jordi Parellada a singing teacher from Barcelona, would never have seen himself voting for Catalan independence. The FT reports.
Clifford Bennett, Chief Economist, Orb Global Investments explains why he sees upward pressure on the euro, and forecasts that it could hit 1.5 against the U.S. dollar in 2013.
These 10 U.K. entrepreneurs went from minor start-ups to globally recognized brands.
German objections to suffering losses on official loans to Greece have forced the euro zone to explore more complex means of helping Athens cope with its debt mountain. The FT reports.
Despite bucking the economic gloom of the euro zone in recent years, Poland’s Finance Minister warned that the region’s debt crisis could derail Poland's progress.
Data pointing to promising levels of bank lending and money supply in the United States, which have been touted as signs of a recovery, should be treated with caution according to Albert Edwards, strategist at Societe General.
President Obama skipped dessert at a long summit meeting dinner in Cambodia on Monday to rush back to his hotel suite. It was after 11:30 p.m., and his mind was on rockets in Gaza rather than Asian diplomacy. He picked up the telephone to call the Egyptian leader who is the new wild card in his Middle East calculations, the New York Times reports.
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Finn Kydland, professor of economics at the University of California and 2004 Nobel Prize Laureate, discusses monetary policy and says the Fed's recent behavior raises questions.
Natalie Berg, global research director at Planet Retail, describes U.K. retail sales as "disappointing" and discusses the supermarkets' "price war".
Christian Schulz, senior economist at Berenberg Bank, and Hans Redeker, global head of foreign exchange strategy at Morgan Stanley, discuss the euro zone and what is needed for stronger growth.