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  • Global Markets Update: European Shares Flat     Friday, 2 Nov 2012 | 6:16 AM ET

    CNBC's Kelly Evans reports on all the market moving events from Europe, as uncertainty over Spain and Greece returned.

  • Storm Over ‘Lagarde List’ Intensifies Friday, 2 Nov 2012 | 4:49 AM ET
    Christine Lagarde, IMF Managing Director

    Greece’s parliament has been asked to investigate why two former finance ministers did not pursue possible tax evaders on the so-called “Lagarde list” of 2,000 Greeks with Swiss bank accounts, the Financial Times reports.

  • Bank of England’s Culture Attacked Friday, 2 Nov 2012 | 3:02 AM ET

    Excessive deference and hierarchy is damaging the Bank of England’s effectiveness, according to three independent reviews that criticize the central bank’s culture, the Financial Times reports.

  • Young, Hopeless Europeans Flock to Former Colonies Friday, 2 Nov 2012 | 3:00 AM ET

    Rather than wait for prosperous economic times to return to her native Portugal, Tatiana Almeida (26), educated to be a journalist, decided to leave and move to East Timor, a former colony in Southeast Asia, in search for opportunities.

  • India: Suspended Animation Friday, 2 Nov 2012 | 12:48 AM ET
    The Bandra-Worli sea link, also know as the Rajiv Gandhi Sea Link, in Mumbai, India.

    Political inertia, red tape and a dearth of foreign investment are impeding a much needed overhaul.

  • Van Rompuy Presses On With Budget Talks Friday, 2 Nov 2012 | 12:06 AM ET

    Herman Van Rompuy, the European Council president responsible for summoning EU leaders to summits, is determined to go ahead with this month’s gathering on the bloc’s 1 trillion euro seven-year budget – despite UK parliament demands for cuts that make an agreement unlikely. The FT reports.

  • Why Euro Exit Is an Option for Germany Thursday, 1 Nov 2012 | 9:06 PM ET

    Should Germany leave the euro? It is, after all, the big country with an obvious exit option. The question becomes more pertinent after a new decision by Angela Merkel.

  • El-Erian: Is German Bad News Good News for Europe? Thursday, 1 Nov 2012 | 1:36 PM ET
    Reichstag Parliment building, Berlin, Germany

    With so many understandably focused on Hurricane Sandy and its aftermath, few noticed this week's economic numbers out of Germany — a key part of the European puzzle. Yet the latest data releases could well prove consequential.

  • European Shares Spurred On by Earnings and Macro Data Thursday, 1 Nov 2012 | 12:45 PM ET

    Investors set aside growth worries as European shares clawed back the previous session's losses on Thursday, buoyed by earnings from European companies and better macro economic data in China and the United States.

  • Global Markets: Earnings Edge EU Stocks Higher     Thursday, 1 Nov 2012 | 6:17 AM ET

    CNBC's Kelly Evans reports on all the market moving events from Europe, as more companies report better-than-expected earnings, helping indexes push higher.

  • Banking May Lose Its Allure for the Best and Brightest Thursday, 1 Nov 2012 | 3:25 AM ET

    As UBS announced plans to chop 10,000 staff this week, many traders reacted with shock. Little wonder: during the past three decades, it might have seemed inconceivable that any bank could slash its workforce so far, so fast, the FT reports.

  • EU Short Selling Rules Spark Confusion Thursday, 1 Nov 2012 | 2:47 AM ET
    A visitor looks at a plaque commemorating the 200th anniversary of the Borsa Italiana, inside Italy's stock exchange, which is part of the London Stock Exchange Group Plc, in Milan, Italy.

    Late and complex guidance from regulators has left the markets unprepared and confused ahead of today’s imposition of the first pan-EU rules on short-selling, according to brokers, traders and investors, the FT reports.

  • UBS to Become a Banking Gold Standard: Pro     Wednesday, 31 Oct 2012 | 8:35 PM ET

    Willem Nabarro, Head of European Equities at Exane-BNP Paribas says that UBS' core business is looking strong as the bank moves towards wealth management and that the bank could become a gold standard for the finance industry.

  • How the Swiss Will Boost the Euro Wednesday, 31 Oct 2012 | 2:43 PM ET

    The Swiss National Bank has trimmed its big euro position, taking downward pressure off the currency.

  • European Shares Close Down as Earnings Disappoint Wednesday, 31 Oct 2012 | 12:49 PM ET

    Mixed corporate earnings capped gains on Europe's top share index on Wednesday, with investors also cautious as Wall Street re-opened after two days of closure due to Hurricane Sandy.

  • Opt for Treasurys and Gold as Stimulus Boost Wanes: Report Wednesday, 31 Oct 2012 | 12:30 PM ET

    Investors should opt for U.S. Treasurys and gold because the boost to risky assets from central bank stimulus measures may already be over, according to a report by macroeconomic research firm Capital Economics.

  • Expect a Wild Session as Wall Street Opens: Pro Wednesday, 31 Oct 2012 | 9:33 AM ET
    Outside the New York Stock Exchange in lower Manhattan.

    As Wall Street prepares to re-open for business on Wednesday, investors should prepare for a “wild session” before earnings reports could subdue the markets again, Michael Yoshikami, founder & chief executive of Destination Wealth Management, told CNBC.

  • Dollar Slips, Euro Lifts, Swiss National Bank Scales Back Wednesday, 31 Oct 2012 | 8:16 AM ET

    Earnings lift risk appetite, Spain says it needs a little help from its friends — it's time for your FX Fix.

  • For Years, Warnings That It Could Happen Here Wednesday, 31 Oct 2012 | 7:07 AM ET

    For nearly a decade, scientists have told city and state officials that New York faces certain peril, the New York Times reports.

  • CNBC's Kelly Evans reports on all the market moving events from Europe, including a look at positive earnings reports from European airlines and oil and gas firms.

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