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  • ISM Cools Stock Rally     Monday, 2 Jul 2012 | 7:18 PM ET

    After stocks rallied big time on last week's European Summit, markets took a hit in today's session on weak manufacturing data before recovering. Donald Luskin of Trend Macro and David Goldman of Macro-Strategy, weigh in.

  • Global Economy Will See 'Sub-Par' Growth     Monday, 2 Jul 2012 | 7:10 PM ET

    Russ Koesterich, Global Chief Investment Strategist at Blackrock iShares says investors have to be realistic about global growth, and may have to accept that economies will be expanding at a slower pace, even in the emerging markets.

  • EU Credit Squeeze Affecting Global Trade     Monday, 2 Jul 2012 | 6:35 PM ET

    Gary Schlossberg, Chief Economist, Wells Capital Management says that European banks account for a disproportionate share of global trade credit, and the current credit squeeze in Europe is affecting global trade.

  • ISM Shows What to Expect for US Q2 Earnings     Monday, 2 Jul 2012 | 6:10 PM ET

    Michael Jones, Chairman & CIO, Riverfront Investment Group says the weak ISM data from the U.S. on Monday is an indication of what investors should expect of second-quarter earnings.

  • Trading Today's ISM Data     Monday, 2 Jul 2012 | 5:21 PM ET

    The market is reacting today to lower-than-expected ISM data. Joe Lavorgna, Deutsche Bank chief U.S. economist explains why he is bullish overall. "A lot of these numbers, I think, are sentiment oriented," says Lavorgna.

  • Previewing the Second Half of 2012     Monday, 2 Jul 2012 | 3:45 PM ET

    How will the markets change over the second half of the year and ahead of election season? Sam Stovall, S&P Capital IQ, and Andrew Goldberg, JPMorgan Funds, provide perspective. "Our belief is that we probably could see a better second half, but I wouldn't really say a big rally," says Stovall.

  • Airbus CEO: Alabama Plant & European Debt     Monday, 2 Jul 2012 | 2:23 PM ET

    Airbus president & CEO Fabrice Bregier, offers insight on his company's plans to build its first U.S. plant in Mobile, Alabama, and weighs in on the state of the global economy.

  • Gold Prices Closing     Monday, 2 Jul 2012 | 1:31 PM ET

    Gold is just under $1600 per ounce now, and traders are continuing to watch the "anti-inflationary" sentiment that may be out there, reports CNBC's Sharon Epperson.

  • How to Trade the Euro After the Summit Monday, 2 Jul 2012 | 1:09 PM ET

    The euro got quite a lift from the European Union summit, but this strategist says the party's over.

  • With Friday’s employment report looming, a surprise contraction in manufacturing activity in June raises the specter that the current economic soft patch may lead to something more dire.

  • Airbus Spreads Its Wings in Alabama Monday, 2 Jul 2012 | 11:59 AM ET
    The flight deck of Emirates Airbus A380

    Airbus, the European commercial airplane giant, is spreading its wings further into the U.S. with a new final assembly plant in Mobile, Alabama.

  • Euro Recedes as Central Bank Meeting Looms Monday, 2 Jul 2012 | 8:23 AM ET

    Summit euphoria ebbs and central bank confabs await — it's time for your FX Fix.

  • Private Equity's Take on the Economy     Monday, 2 Jul 2012 | 8:03 AM ET

    Is the U.S. economy treading water?" Rodger Krouse, Sun Capital Partners co-CEO, provides perspective on the state of the U.S. and global economy.

  • Global Markets Update: 'Beyond Berlin'     Monday, 2 Jul 2012 | 6:10 AM ET

    CNBC's Kelly Evans reports on all the market moving events from Europe, including a look at European stocks reaching two-month highs, drawing support from policy measures to battle the euro zone crisis.

  • Poland’s Growth Defies Euro Zone Crisis Monday, 2 Jul 2012 | 2:37 AM ET
    Castle Square in Warsaw old town, 30th July 2010. (Photo by Luis Davilla/Cover/Getty Images)

    As EU leaders scramble to save the euro zone and cobble together policies to restore growth, Poland is solidifying its position as the union’s fastest growing economy, the Financial Times reports.

  • Esma Probes Agencies’ Views on Banks Monday, 2 Jul 2012 | 2:01 AM ET

    The pan-European markets regulator has launched a probe into the way the big three credit rating agencies evaluate banks to determine if the process is sufficiently rigorous and transparent, the Financial Times reports.

  • Gilts Face Disruption During Olympics Too Monday, 2 Jul 2012 | 1:32 AM ET
    A detailed view of the prototype design of the new golden Olympic torch during its unveiling at St Pancras Station on June 8, 2011 in London, England. 8,000 torchbearers will carry the Olympic Flame around the UK during the 70-day relay, which starts at Land's End in Cornwall on May 19, 2012.

    As London braces itself for feared transport congestion when the Olympic Games start this month, the disruption looks set to hit an unexpected victim: the government bond market, the Financial Times reports.

  • Simon Robinson, Director at Raven Capital and Simon Warner, Head of Macro Markets at AMP Capital say expectations of portfolio returns must be adjusted for lower levels of growth.

  • Adam Gilmour, Head FX and Derivatives Sales at Citi Asia Pacific predicts the Euro will return to bearish levels until euro zone officials release more concrete funding details.

  • ESM's Firepower Is Insufficient     Sunday, 1 Jul 2012 | 8:10 PM ET

    Steve Brice, Chief Investment Strategist, Standard Chartered says the deal with Spain and Italy at the EU summit is "good" but not a game-changer. Markets are now looking for aggressive action from the ECB.

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  • Vincent Deluard, European strategist at Ned Davis Research Group, says the strong euro is a problem for the region's companies, especially for the large exporters.

  • 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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