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The dollar is surging against most major currencies on signals that the U.S. economy is improving. Camilla Sutton, chief currency strategist at ScotiaBank, weighs in on that as well as optimism surrounding the Greek debt deal.
The Squawk on the Street news team breaks down the market moving headlines, including February non-farm payrolls, up 227,000; Greece avoids default after bondholders agree to the debt swap; and Starbucks announces the single cup brewing market, sending shares of Green Mountain down.
CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera has the story on Greece's debt swap deal, which is pending execution.
CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera has the details of the Greek debt swap deal.
Mike Crofton, President & CEO, Philadelphia Trust Company and Steve Quirk, SVP, Trader Group, TD Ameritrade, both voice concerns that despite the high participation rate in the Greek PSI, euro-zone's debt crisis might keep spreading as other nations asking for similar bailout packages.
CNBC's Brian Shactman takes a look at some stocks that are quietly trading higher.
Jordan Kotick, Barclays Capital, explains why investors could see choppy markets in April: "The market is giving signs that it is a little bit exhausted," he says.
CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera has been monitoring the latest headlines from Athens, along with Jose Luis Daza, QFR Capital Management.
At 3pm ET, Athens must secure a deal with its debt-holders as part of the saga that is the financial bailout of Greece. CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera has the story.
In less than two hours, holders of Greek debt will decide whether they'll go along with a debt restructuring deal, reports CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera.
The Squawk on the Street team have the rundown on the European markets as the trading session closes, including the looming deadline today for Greece's debt swap deal, the euro hitting session highs against the dollar, and the Italian and Spanish ten-year yields; with Bill Herr, Trader Wealth Management.
There are lots of statistics that suggest that M&A should have some activity but it isn't, says Peter Weinberg, Perella Weinberg Partners, who explains why he sees more M&A activity happening towards the end of 2012.
Will enough creditors participate in Greece's debt swap deal? CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports the latest from Athens.
With less than 24 hours until Greece's deadline for a debt deal, is there enough support among creditors to avoid a default? CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera has the details.
European markets close higher on Greek debt swap optimism. Markets rally over optimism about Greek deal. Fifty percent approval a key threshold for Greek debt swap. Banking stocks get a boost on the latest news from Greece. With Erik "Wolfman" Wilkinson, independent trader.
Federal prosecutors have charged six alleged members of the Anonymous “hacktivist” group with conspiracy and computer hacking-related crimes after it emerged that an alleged leading member of the collective had turned informant of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the Financial Times Reports.
European markets end the day down across the board, on concerns about Greece. SocGen, Unicredit lead European banking shares lower. The IIF says a disorderly Greek default would cost the euro zone $1.3 trillion. The Greek Finance Minister says the bond swap offer is final. And euro zone economic output was down .3 percent in Q4 compared to Q3. With Dan Greenhaus, BTIG chief global strategist.
European shares fall on renewed worries about Greek debt swap. BP shares rise on news of a $7.8 billion Gulf oil spill settlement. Euro zone retail sales rise .3 percent in January from December. Russia's Putin wins another Presidential term. Daimler says Mercedes-Benz sales up 20 percent in February vs. last year. With John Ryding, RDQ Economics.
Weighing in on why the decline in China's growth is normal and a look at the areas around the globe that are seeing growth, with Dan Greenhaus, BTIG, who says overall global growth is going to be slower in the next two years.
European shares were down on Monday due to concerns about the Greece debt swap deal, China's 2012 growth target, and Spain and Italy's struggling economies. However a strong performance from BP, after its lower-than-expected oil spill settlement, helped the FTSE 100 outperform.
Bitcoin fans learnt that one of the virtual currency's exchanges will enforce customer verification checks from Thursday.
Google is challanging Apple's iPhone with MotoX, the FT reports.
The recent move by the Swiss government to allow banks to sidestep secrecy laws won't prevent them from depositing money in the country.
Alex Donohue, spokesman for Ladbrokes, tells football fans how he thinks they should place their bets for Next Year's World Cup.
Nick Stone, co-founder of FIXR, says his new clubbing app could revolutionize nights out in London.
Alec Young, global equity strategist at S&P Capital IQ, says markets are taking the Federal Reserve taper threat in their stride, and focusing more on the improving economy.