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  • Euro Zone as We Know It Has Two Years Left: Jim O’Neill Wednesday, 25 Jul 2012 | 6:58 AM ET
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    The euro zone debt crisis has reached a critical level and has left the bloc with limited time to find a solution, Jim O’Neill, Chairman at Goldman Sachs Asset Management told CNBC on Wednesday.

  • Finding Value Amid Europe's Fiscal Crisis     Wednesday, 25 Jul 2012 | 6:09 AM ET

    Jim O'Neill, Goldman Sachs Asset Management chairman, explains how to navigate Europe's volatile equity markets.

  • Global Markets Update: Spanish Yield Curve Flat     Wednesday, 25 Jul 2012 | 6:07 AM ET

    CNBC's Kelly Evans reports on all the market moving events from Europe, including a rise in European stocks.

  • BBA Should No Longer Handle Libor: Former FSA Chief Wednesday, 25 Jul 2012 | 5:57 AM ET
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    The London Interbank Offered Rate (Libor) is flawed and should no longer be calculated by the British Bankers’ Association (BBA), Howard Davies, Professor at Sciences Po and former chairman of the Financial Services Authority told CNBC.

  • Markets Between 'Despair and Panic': Pro Wednesday, 25 Jul 2012 | 4:57 AM ET

    Volatile equity markets are moving between despair and panic as they struggle to foster some positive sentiment from the increasingly gloomy macro-economic picture, Peter Toogood, Director of Investment at Old Broad Street Research told CNBC’s “Squawk Box Europe”.

  • Bailout Jitters Fail to Rock German Bunds Wednesday, 25 Jul 2012 | 2:45 AM ET

    Germany’s borrowing costs may be below those of the US – that safest of havens – but that has not spared Berlin from being given a negative outlook by Moody’s, the credit rating agency, the Financial Times reports.

  • Last Call: How Do Like Them Apples? Tuesday, 24 Jul 2012 | 11:30 PM ET

    Apple has a rare earnings miss; Netflix shares plummet; Buffalo Wild Wings has tough time and Loeb buys more Yahoo shares.

  • Moody's Call on Europe     Tuesday, 24 Jul 2012 | 7:25 PM ET

    Moody's is changing its outlook on the ESFS from stable to negative, and ABC's "Modern Family" has halted production due to salary demands, reports CNBC's Brian Shactman.

  • Charting With Daryl     Tuesday, 24 Jul 2012 | 7:25 PM ET

    Daryl Guppy, CEO of Guppy Traders gives his take on Spanish bond yields.

  • No Huddle Offense: Politics & Your Portfolio     Tuesday, 24 Jul 2012 | 6:58 PM ET

    Mad Money host Jim Cramer shares his final thoughts of the day.

  • Downward Bound Down Under? Tuesday, 24 Jul 2012 | 3:48 PM ET
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    The Australian dollar has been on a roll, but these strategists think the good times are going to stop.

  • Focus Remains on Europe: Polcari     Tuesday, 24 Jul 2012 | 1:40 PM ET

    Discussing the state of the global markets, with Kenny Polcari, ICAP managing director. "I think Europe is going to trump everything that comes out, and overall the focus remains on Europe and the much broader economy," he says.

  • Expect Dow 15,000 by End of 2013: Siegel Tuesday, 24 Jul 2012 | 11:43 AM ET

    Europe and the “fiscal cliff” are two of the big depressants weighing on the equity markets, Wharton school finance professor Jeremy Siegel tells CNBC. Once they're resolved, the Dow can head to 15,000, Siegel said.

  • Markets Across Europe Edge Lower     Tuesday, 24 Jul 2012 | 11:30 AM ET

    CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports on all the market-moving activity from Europe and its impact on U.S. stocks, with CNBC's Courtney Reagan.

  • Euro Slips, Yen Is Curbed Tuesday, 24 Jul 2012 | 8:14 AM ET

    Moody's goes negative on Germany, Japan talks tough, and the British aren't buying houses — it's time for your FX Fix.

  • Where to Find Strength in US Markets     Tuesday, 24 Jul 2012 | 7:03 AM ET

    Alec Young, S&P Capital IQ, and Jeremy Siegel, University of Pennsylvania professor, discuss investment strategies, amid a slew of U.S. earnings and Europe's weak fiscal situation.

  • Global Markets Update: Watch Swatch     Tuesday, 24 Jul 2012 | 6:10 AM ET

    CNBC's Kelly Evans reports on all the market moving events from Europe, including a look at the flattening in the Spanish yield curve, a recessionary sign; and the jump in shares of Swiss watch manufacturer, Swatch Group.

  • Is the UK Really in Recession? Tuesday, 24 Jul 2012 | 6:08 AM ET
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    Greece has been out of the limelight for a few weeks so we have had the luxury of addressing topics other than the euro zone. Normal service will be resumed fairly shortly I’m sure, but in the meantime we stay close to home and today consider the importance of statistics.

  • In Euro Zone, Debt Pressure Tightens Grip Tuesday, 24 Jul 2012 | 4:03 AM ET
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    Signs that cracks in the euro zone are widening sent markets on the Continent down sharply on Monday, as doubts grew about Greece’s ability to make good on its debt payments and Spain’s economy — the region’s fourth largest — was straining under the pressure of the government’s austerity measures, the NYT reports.

  • Last year, the Honduran Congress passed a constitutional amendment allowing for the creation of special development regions. In theory, they would function as semi-autonomous city-states with their own governing charters and a degree of foreign oversight, the global Post reports.

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  • European shares closed higher on Thursday as investors brushed aside concerns regarding Ukraine and focused instead on Wall Street earnings and the latest U.S. jobs data.

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