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Steve Forbes, Forbes Media chairman & editor-In-chief and Moira Forbes, ForbesWoman president & publisher, discuss business competition in a rocky economy; reforming America's tax policy; jobs creation and the race for the White House.
CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports on "redenomination" and what happens if Greece changes currency and leaves the euro, and discussing Spain's bank bailout, and the financial impact of fixing Europe, with Antonio Garcia Pascual, Barclays.
The Bank of Japan has a chance late this week to try and stem the yen's rise - but this strategist doubts it will happen.
Aid to Spain lifts risk appetite, but not for long — it's time for your FX Fix.
Bob Doll, BlackRock chief equity strategist, discusses the best way to play the boost in U.S. markets on the heels of Spain's bank bailout, including a look at cyclical stocks and sectors to play.
Despite an agreement to bailout Spain's banks, Europe still faces tough times ahead, including an election in Greece this weekend. Martin Wolf, Financial Times chief editorial commentator, discusses the future of the euro zone.
A look at what Spain's limited bailout and China's slowdown means for the week ahead, with Jeffrey Sachs, Columbia University Earth Institute director.
CNBC's Kelly Evans reports on all the market moving events from Europe, including euro zone Finance Ministers agreeing to lend Spain 100 billion euros to shore up its troubled banks.
Italy is next in line for a euro zone bailout and keep your eyes out for Eurobonds, Michael Gurka, managing director of Spectrum Asset Management, told CNBC.
"One of the things the Spanish bailout teaches us is that banking debt right now is essentially subordinated sovereign debt," Guy Lebas, chief fixed income strategist at Janney Montgomery Scott, told CNBC.
George Osborne has been warned by Tory MPs not to use the euro zone crisis as “an alibi” for Britain’s poor economic performance and to step up supply-side reforms to promote growth, the FT reports
With an agreement to bail out Spain's struggling banks, Europe again avoided financial chaos in a debt crisis that is in its third year. But Europe still faces far bigger challenges that threaten the Continent and with it, the world economy, the New York Times reports.
Spanish bank bailout deal has "zero percent" probability of either making the banks viable or preserving the euro zone, Roger Nightingale, economist at RDN Associates, told CNBC.
Alexis Tsipras, leader of Greece’s leftwing Syriza coalition, seized on news of the Spanish bailout to bolster his position ahead of next week’s crucial general election, which may determine whether the country stays in the euro, the Financial Times reports.
Bridget Gandy, Co-head of Europe, Middle East and Africa Financial Institutions at Fitch Ratings says bond investors are already scared of investing in Southern Europe.
Bridget Gandy, Co-head of Europe, Middle East and Africa Financial Institutions at Fitch Ratings says that Spain could still be the only European economy still in recession next year.
Rajiv Biswas, Senior Director and Asia-Pacific Chief Economist at IHS Global Insight says the rupee is reflecting India's fiscal and current account deficit problems.
Warren Gilman, Chairman & CEO, CEF Holdings says that even though China isn't seeing a hard landing, it is slowing faster than authorities in Beijing had anticipated.
Vishnu Varathan, Market Economist, Mizuho Corporate Bank says inflation isn't a big problem in China right now.
Rajiv Biswas,Senior Director and Asia-Pacific Chief Economist, IHS Global Insight says the Chinese data over the weekend are encouraging and that it doesn't look like China's heading for a hard landing. But it is still too early to read the data as a "buy" signal.
Natalie Sauber, consulting analyst at Frost and Sullivan, says that some auto makers are making a comeback, such as Volkswagen, which has a "more aggressive approach" in 2014.
European stocks closed sharply lower on Thursday, continuing a volatile week that has been dominated by concerns over China's growth as well as the crisis in Ukraine.
Brian Hayes, Ireland's deputy finance minister, comments on the country's "very successful" bond auction on Thursday and says investors shouldn't read too much into the negative GDP reading.