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  • US Role in Europe's Recovery?     Monday, 25 Jun 2012 | 8:41 AM ET

    Marchel Alexandrovich, Jefferies International aenior European economist, provides a preview of this week's European summit and whether the U.S. has a role to play in the EU's financial recovery.

  • Euro Sags, Rupee Slips, Safe Havens Lift Monday, 25 Jun 2012 | 8:15 AM ET

    Summit worries weigh on the euro and India's rupee can't get a break — it's time for your FX Fix.

  • Fear Driving Trading Week     Monday, 25 Jun 2012 | 8:04 AM ET

    Mark Grant, Southwest Securities, and Barry Knapp, Barclays, discuss what's moving the markets ahead of this week's European summit.

  • Spain Officially Requests Bank Bailout From Europe Monday, 25 Jun 2012 | 7:16 AM ET
    plaza reial barcelona spain

    Spain formally requested European funds to help bail out its struggling banks, the economy minister said on Monday in a statement.

  • CNBC's Kelly Evans reports on all the market moving events from Europe, including Spain's formal request for European aid for its banks, and an update of EU leaders gathering in Brussels later this week for an anxiously awaited summit.

  • MPC Member Wants 50 Billion Pounds Easing Monday, 25 Jun 2012 | 3:23 AM ET
    Governor of the Bank of England Mervyn King

    The Bank of England needs to pump at least another 50 billion pounds ($77.8 billion) into Britain’s “stalled” economy, says David Miles of its interest rate-setting committee, warning that only a “substantial” third round of emergency bond-buying will kick-start recovery, the Financial Times reports.

  • Airbus Shrugs Off Doubts Over A350 Monday, 25 Jun 2012 | 2:14 AM ET
    The flight deck of Emirates Airbus A380

    The new chief executive of Airbus says he is ready to “bet” that the European aircraft maker’s planned new A350 widebody passenger jet will not suffer the same three-year delay that Boeing had with its 787 Dreamliner, the Financial Times reports.

  • Fall in Oil Prices Won’t End Soon: Pro Monday, 25 Jun 2012 | 12:12 AM ET

    The increase in demand for oil from emerging countries is not enough to counteract the fall in demand from established economies, Alejandro Barbajosa, oil markets specialist at Argus Media told CNBC.

  • Investors Need a European Policy Roadmap     Sunday, 24 Jun 2012 | 10:20 PM ET

    Andrew Pease, Investment Strategist, Russell Investment Group warns the current risk-off attitude could continue until Europe decides on a political consensus backed up by further ECB stimulus.

  • Europe Needs Reform and Austerity     Sunday, 24 Jun 2012 | 8:10 PM ET

    Tony Farnham, Economist at Patersons Securities says a degree of austerity is necessary in Europe or else countries will keep seeking help and ask for euros again and again.

  • EUR Looks Vulnerable     Sunday, 24 Jun 2012 | 7:30 PM ET

    John Noonan, Senior FX Analyst at Thomson Reuters says that markets are short on the euro and that if there is no good news from the European Summit this week, the single currency looks vulnerable.

  • Euro Bonds Unlikely in the Near Term     Sunday, 24 Jun 2012 | 7:10 PM ET

    Uwe Parpart, Managing Director, Head of Research, Reorient Financial Markets says that the issuance of Euro Bonds is unlikely anytime soon.

  • Risk Reward for Government Bonds are Low     Sunday, 24 Jun 2012 | 6:30 PM ET

    Nick Maroutsos, Founder and Managing Director, Kapstream Capital says to look at things like floating rate corporate bonds for the long term.

  • No Global Coordinated Action Anytime Soon     Sunday, 24 Jun 2012 | 6:18 PM ET

    Gerard Minack, Global Developed Market Strategist, Morgan Stanley, Research says that the ECB will cut rates but global coordinated quantitative easing is unlikely.

  • Gerard Minack, Global Developed Market Strategist, Morgan Stanley, says10-year Treasury yields will fall to 1%, reflecting how developed world bond markets are turning '"Japanese".

  • El-Erian: Greece Needs to Chart a Different Course Sunday, 24 Jun 2012 | 2:58 PM ET

    Greece’s political leaders still don’t seem to get it, and neither do its official creditors. The longer this problem persists, the greater the challenge of turning around a country already beset by recession, insolvency, distressingly high unemployment and rising poverty.

  • UK's Top Sports Stars Caught in Tax Crackdown Saturday, 23 Jun 2012 | 9:16 PM ET

    Wealthy investors including Sir Alex Ferguson, Sven-Göran Eriksson and a host of sports stars and City figures could be liable for huge individual tax bills after an attempt to reduce their liabilities backfired.  The Financial Times reports.

  • Greek Coalition Outlines Plan to Renegotiate Loan Deal Saturday, 23 Jun 2012 | 7:57 PM ET
    The Parthenon, illuminated at night, sits at the top of Acropolis hill in Athens, Greece, on Monday, Feb. 13, 2012.

    Greek leaders are asking for more time to meet their debt obligations. The New York Times reports.

  • Discussing reports that Syrian air defenses shot down a Turkish fighter jet and the tension in the Middle East over oil, with Helima Croft, Barclays Capital and radio talk show host John Batchelor.

  • How to Trade Obamacare     Friday, 22 Jun 2012 | 7:00 PM ET

    CNBC's Seema Mody and Brian Shactman report on which economic data you should prepare to hear out of next week's trading session. Previewing the Supreme Court's ruling on Obamacare, and European meetings next week, with Jim Iuorio of TJM Instiutional Services and Jim Lacamp of UBS. Radio talk show host John Batchelor, also weighs in.

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  • Jan Dunning, CEO of St Petersburg-headquartered hypermarket chain Lenta, says the situation in Ukraine has had no impact on the group, as consumer confidence remains unaffected in Russia.

  • 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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