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  • US Market Still Cheap: Pro   Tuesday, 19 Mar 2013 | 5:30 AM ET
    US Market Still Cheap: Pro

    Michael Crofton, president and CEO of the Philadelphia Trust Company, says Cyprus will not be problematic for U.S. trade.

  • 'There's a Positive Element' to Cyprus Bailout: Expert

    Valentijn Van Nieuwenhuijzen, head of strategy at ING Investment Management, tells CNBC how he is reducing his exposure to Europe despite seeing some positives to the Cyprus bailout deal.

  • Cyprus Has Germany's Fingerprints All Over It: Pro   Tuesday, 19 Mar 2013 | 4:35 AM ET
    Cyprus Has Germany's Fingerprints All Over It: Pro

    Nicholas Spiro, managing director at Spiro Sovereign Strategy, tells CNBC that to take the risk on Cyprus for a puny 5.8 billion euros 'beggars belief'.

  • European Markets Open Lower on Cyprus   Tuesday, 19 Mar 2013 | 4:00 AM ET
    European Markets Open Lower on Cyprus

    Karen Cho takes you through the European Market open where stocks have come in lower ahead of the Cyprus vote.

  • ARM CEO to Step Down; Shares Fall Tuesday, 19 Mar 2013 | 3:58 AM ET
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    Warren East is stepping down after nearly 12 years, making way for another ARM insider as the British electronic chip designer looks to expand globally.

  • Sainsbury Sales Beat, but CEO Voices Caution Tuesday, 19 Mar 2013 | 3:49 AM ET

    The operator of the U.K.'s third-biggest supermarket chain J Sainsbury, beat expectations on Tuesday with quarterly like-for-like sales (excluding fuel) rising by 3.6 percent. Analysts polled by Reuters had expected a rise of just 2.3 percent.

  • US Rally Will Continue Despite Cyprus: Pro   Tuesday, 19 Mar 2013 | 3:30 AM ET
    US Rally Will Continue Despite Cyprus: Pro

    Anthony Scaramucci, managing partner at Skybridge Capital, tells CNBC that like when Lehman Brothers was allowed to fail, allowing Cyprus to fail will have unintended consequences.

  • Cyprus Bank Tax Will 'Create Stampede': Politician   Tuesday, 19 Mar 2013 | 3:11 AM ET
    Cyprus Levy Will 'Create a Stampede': Politician

    Efi Xzanthou, a member of Cyprus's Green Party and Parliamentary Finance Committee, tells CNBC that as soon as they open there will be a run on the banks as no depositor will feel safe.

  • Cyprus Levy 'Not Such a Bad Idea': Pro   Tuesday, 19 Mar 2013 | 3:00 AM ET
    Cyprus Levy 'Not Such a Bad Idea': Pro

    Stephane Deo, global head of asset allocation at UBS, tells CNBC that taxing small savers in Cyprus is the wrong thing to do, and taxing big depositors is a better solution.

  • Experts Warn On Cyprus Bank Tax   Tuesday, 19 Mar 2013 | 2:38 AM ET
    Experts Warn On Cyprus Bank Tax

    The Cypriot parliament will today vote on the highly controversial levy on bank deposits, CNBC has been speaking to a number of market experts who all warn that the tax sets a dangerous precedent.

  • Cyprus Tax: 'Blowing Capitalism's Brains Out'   Tuesday, 19 Mar 2013 | 2:30 AM ET
     Cyprus Tax: 'Blowing Capitalism's Brains Out'

    Steve Keen, professor of economics at the University of Western Sydney, argues that if you destroy the trust depositors have in their bank accounts then you destroy the oil of capitalism.

  • Berlusconi Threatens Protests, Italy Stalemate Deepens Tuesday, 19 Mar 2013 | 2:27 AM ET
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    Former Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi promised a wave of protests if a center-left candidate was elected to succeed President Giorgio Napolitano.

  • How Do You Play the Cyprus Bailout?   Tuesday, 19 Mar 2013 | 2:00 AM ET
    How Do You Play the Cyprus Bailout?

    Ashraf Laidi, chief global strategist at City Index, tells CNBC that investors, who want to play the Euro without the periphery, should play the Swiss Franc.

  • The Cyprus Conundrum: Too Many Unknowns   Tuesday, 19 Mar 2013 | 1:50 AM ET
    The Cyprus Conundrum: Too Many Unknowns

    Ralph Silva, Research Director at SRN Research says the Cyprus deposit levy was unexpected and now there are too many unknowns.

  • Cyprus Not an Immediate Problem   Tuesday, 19 Mar 2013 | 1:05 AM ET
    Cyprus Not an Immediate Problem

    Richard Martin, Managing Director at IMA Asia says the Cyprus controversy does not have an immediate impact on the real economy.

  • Russia to Play Hardball on Cyprus Loan: Pro Tuesday, 19 Mar 2013 | 12:29 AM ET

    Plans to tax Cypriot bank deposits as part of a bailout could push Russia, which accounts for about 30 billion euros in deposits in the island, to play "hardball" over renegotiating terms of a loan granted to Cyprus in 2011, says an expert.

  • Dirty Money From Russia?   Monday, 18 Mar 2013 | 7:44 PM ET
    Dirty Money From Russia?

    Almost 40 percent of deposits in Cypriot banks belong to foreigners, with CNBC's Robert Frank; and Ken Rijock, financial crime consultant; Mark Hannah, Former Kerry & Obama Campaign Aide; and Chip Saltsman, Former Huckabee Campaign Manager, discuss.

  • Wall St. Worries Over Cyprus   Monday, 18 Mar 2013 | 7:15 PM ET
    Wall St. Worries Over Cyprus

    Will the Cyprus crisis silence the bulls? Bob Doll, Nuveen Asset Management; Joe Lavorgna, Deutsche Bank; and Larry McDonald, Newedge, share their opinions.

  • Bank Levy a Last Resort Template for EU: Pro   Monday, 18 Mar 2013 | 7:07 PM ET
    Bank Levy Not An EU-wide Template : Pro

    John Calverley, Head of Macroeconomics at Standard Chartered, says the levy on bank deposits in Cyprus is unlikely to destabilize the euro zone but has added "another vulnerability."

  • Cyprus Bailout Crisis Shakes Investors   Monday, 18 Mar 2013 | 7:00 PM ET
    Cyprus Bailout Crisis Shakes Investors

    CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports for the first time ever in the European crisis, portions of bank accounts will be seized in order to pay for a bailout; and Charles Dallara, Americas of Partners Group weighs in.

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