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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.
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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.
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CNBC's Julia Chatterley has the details on pressure building to agree on a Greek bailout deal.
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Stock index futures pointed to a lower open for Wall Street today, tracking losses in Europe on concerns over whether Greece can avoid a messy default. Greece's coalition parties must tell the European Union on Monday whether they accept the painful terms of a new bailout deal as EU patience wears thin with political dithering in Athens over implementing reforms.
CNBC's Julia Chatterley has the latest on conflicting news on whether there will be a debt deadline today in Greece.
US futures point to Wall Street opening down today as European shares fell back from a six-month high early today, with investors worried about whether Greece can avoid a messy default as its politicians struggled to agree austerity measures needed to secure a bailout package. Asian shares ended mostly higher as surprisingly robust U.S. jobs data bolstered investors' risk appetite.
Headline risk is pushing the euro lower on news that the new Greek package may require up to $145 billion from Euro Zone members. Rebecca Patterson, chief markets strategist at JPMorgan, explains.
U.S. markets respond positively to non-farm payroll numbers. The S&P 500 is on track to rise for the 5th straight week, the longest streak since January 2011. Consulting firm estimates lost about a $1 billion in wasted work the week leading up to the Super Bowl.
European shares jump after upbeat U.S. employment data. Banks are among the top gainers. January Euro zone Purchasing Managers Index 50.4 vs. 48.3 in December. Greek bailout may have to be $19.7 billion higher. Switzerland probes 12 U.S., European and Japanese banks over lending rates. Greece's 2011 budget deficit will come in smaller than expected. With Yra Harris, Praxis Trading, and Kevin Ferry, Cronus Futures Management.
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