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Insight on the pieces of the puzzle European finance leaders are working through to solve Greece's debt crisis, with Julian Callow, Barclays Capital and CNBC's Julia Chatterley.
U.S. stock index futures pointed to a higher open for Wall Street on Wednesday, with investors positioning for a favorable resolution to the Greek sovereign debt crisis. European stocks rose in morning trade, breaking a two-day losing streak, thanks to a string of upbeat corporate outlooks and as investors bet that Greece will finally secure the bailout it needs to avoid a chaotic default.
As Greeks riot in the streets, and austerity measures remain stalled, is Merkel the last hope for Europe? Nicholas Burns, Harvard University professor, provides perspective.
CNBC's Mandy Drury on the day's marginal gains in the U.S. markets. Shanghai shares slip 1.7 percent. Australian RBA unexpectedly leaves rates unchanged. Yum! Brands jumps on overseas growth. Coca-Cola announces a new cost-saving program. News Corp being investigated for possible violations of a U.S. law against payments to foreign officials.
Markets in Europe mixed as investors continue to watch Greece, which is said to be finalizing a bailout agreement. UBS shares edge lower as results miss forecasts. Glencore agrees to buy remainder of Xstrata for $41 billion. BP raises dividend after strong 4th quarter. With Russ Koesterich, BlackRock Glbal chief investment strategist.
CNBC's Rick Santelli shares his thoughts on the Fed's recent transparency efforts and whether the ECB's LTRO operation was a success or failure.
CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera has the details on another rounds of talks taking place to secure a bailout for Greece.
CNBC's Julia Chatterley has the latest on talks in Greece as unions protest against austerity and government actions.
Stock index futures pointed to a lower open for Wall Street Monday, tracking struggling European markets lower after a set of disappointing earnings from the likes of UBS, and with uncertainty over Greek debt talks still lingering.
US Futures point to Wall Street opening down by 0.1 percent. Shares in Europe were slightly lower as poor results by bellwethers UBS and ArcelorMittal rekindled worries about the outlook for corporate profits, though some companies gave a positive outlook for the current quarter. Greek resistance to the strict conditions attached to a bailout fund capped the recent strength in Asian shares, which ended mostly lower today, as renewed fears of a messy debt default gave pause to mounting hopes the global economy is improving.
What’s the best geographic location for your money? The “Fast Money” pros were split.
A currency play on the Australian dollar and Swiss franc, with Willie Williams, Societe Generale.
Dan Greenhaus, Chief Global Strategist, BTIG says markets are waiting for a resolution in Europe and watching economic data from the U.S. before investing.
The Fast Money traders scan the global to find the best investment opportunities for investors, and weigh in on which regional stock market offers the best valuation.
U.S. markets are down in spite of the Giants' Super Bowl win as worries about Europe continue to drag. Micron Technology shares lower following CEO's death Friday. Netflix is down as Verizon teams up with Coinstar (parent of Redbox) to launch video streaming service. Of the 290 S&P companies that have reported so far, 60 percent have beaten earnings estimates.
European shares fall over ongoing concerns about Greek debt talks. Banking stocks hit on the day. Fiat shares fall as S&P warns of possible credit downgrade. Glencore set to offer bigger-than-expected premium to buy Xstrata, according to Financial Times. Some 53 percent of Germans want Greece out of euro zone.
CNBC's Steve Liesman and Michelle Caruso-Cabrera discuss Greece's debt problems and why a solution has not been made yet.
The Squawk on the Street news team breaks down today's market moving headlines including whether a Greek default will impact the bull market, Giants fans and auto advertisers celebrating a Super Bowl win, and Boeing's Dreamliner's new manufacturing issues.
Even if things still look like everything is stabilizing, it is a risk, says Laurence Grafstein, Rothschild, who weighs in on whether U.S. companies are interested in making deals in Europe.
CNBC's Julia Chatterley has the details on pressure building to agree on a Greek bailout deal.
Bitcoin fans learnt that one of the virtual currency's exchanges will enforce customer verification checks from Thursday.
Google is challanging Apple's iPhone with MotoX, the FT reports.
The recent move by the Swiss government to allow banks to sidestep secrecy laws won't prevent them from depositing money in the country.
Valentin Marinov, head of European G10 FX strategy at Citi, says the euro is seen as a safe haven as the markets fear tapering.
Abhishek Deshpande, oil and gas analyst at Natixis, says there will "robust demand" for oil from the global economy.
Kingsmill Bond, chief strategist at Sberbank CIB, discusses what could be said when Russian president Vladimir Putin delivers his state of the nation address on Thursday.