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CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera, reports the major points you need to know when the the big summit of European leaders meet on Monday.
Sharing his currency trade on the Australian dollar vs the Mexican peso, with Willie Williams, Societe Generale institutional derivatives sales director.
Breaking down the areas of global growth by sector, with Ellen Kullman, DuPont chairman/CEO, and says the company is seeing growth in agriculture due to innovation.
U.S. markets mixed in response to 2.8 percent GDP growth. Chevron announces earnings were down 3.2 percent, while P&G beats but lowers estimates due to currency concerns. Ford cites increased commodity costs as it reports lower than expected Q4 profit. And Costa Cruises offers $14,460 to each Concordia passenger.
European markets end the day in negative territory following the release of U.S. GDP data. European auto stocks lead market lower. BNP Paribas to sell $11 billion energy loan portfolio. Italian bank loans help LSE beat analysts' revenue estimates for Q4. The EU's Rehn says a Greek deal could come as soon as today. Portuguese government bond yield hits new euro era highs. With Jon Najarian, OptionMonster.com.
CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera has the details on an imminent solution for Greece debt problems.
A breakdown of the fourth quarter GDP numbers, with Mark Olson, Treliant Risk Advisors co-chairman/former Fed governor; CNBC's Steve Liesman & Rick Santelli
A lot of big advertisers are very positive about the economy, says Tim Armstrong, AOL chairman/CEO, who adds the content company is seeing strong growth in advertising segment which is our future business. "People are positive; they are planning," he says. "It's not like 2008, 2009."
CNBC's Andrew Ross Sorkin reports that EU officials announcing that a deal on a Greek debt solution should happen today or in the next few days, and takes a look at the euro.
When we look to Europe what we are seeing PEs and valuation already pricing in some mid-cycle slowdown, so that gives us more stock opportunities in Europe, as opposed to the U.S. right now, says Stuart Reeve, Global Dividend Income Fund Manager, BlackRock
US stock index futures pointed to a higher open on Wall Street despite signs the month long rally was beginning to stumble as weaker than expected home sales and mixed earnings reports tempered investor sentiment. European shares are steady on hopes that there may soon be a resolution to the Greek debt talks.
US futures pointed to New York starting the final session of the week in a cautious mood ahead of the US GDP data. European shares are starting to push into the green following a panel in Davos which hinted that Greek talks are close to a conclusion, analysts say stocks still remain on course for their sixth week of gains. Asian markets ended mostly higher as investors awaited the outcome of the Greek debt talks and U.S. gross domestic product data due out later today.
"Europe needs a two-speed euro," Dr Gerard Lyons, chief economist at Standard Chartered, said on CNBC, "You don't have any room for flexibility, any room for manoeuver and that's why here at Davos, one of the big worries that people have is that this European problem is going to run."
Eric Schmidt, Google executive chairman, explains that the world economies feel sluggish due to a lack of demand, with CNBC's Maria Bartiromo.
Banking leaders are sounding off on the road ahead for Europe and the industry overall.
Interest rates and consumer prices in the U.S. are lower than they would be if there wasn't uncertainty in Europe, says Peter Schiff, Euro Pacific Capital. "Fundamentally things will move slow but the direction is positive," adds Robert Zagunis, Jensen Quality Growth Fund.
Should investors be worried about U.S. banks if Greece does default? JPMorgan CEO Jamie Dimon isn't concerned. He told CNBC the direct impact would be zero. Neil Weinberg, American Banker, discusses whether Dimon is right.
Deutsche Bank CEO Josef Ackerman says he thinks nothing is going wrong with negotiations on Greek debt problems and a solution is very close. Ackerman says a default in Greece would be damaging because people underestimate the collateral damages that include the payment system within the central bank and exposure to Greek companies, not just a sovereign consequence. He adds that Deutsche Bank reduced its risk to sovereign debt early on.
CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis reports the U.S. markets pare early gains. Weekly jobless claims up but still under 400,000. Netflix surges following blowout quarterly earnings. Caterpillar profits jumps 58 percent. But AT&T posts a quarterly loss of $1 billion even though revenues beat the Street.
European markets close higher on the heels of yesterday's Fed announcement. Miners lead the markets higher. Talks between Greece and private sector debt holders resume today. The euro touches a five-week high against the U.S. dollar. Italy sees solid demand at auction for 2-year debt. Lagarde says that if necessary, the public sector should participate in debt reduction. With Deutsche Bank CEO Josef Ackermann.
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.
Kairat Kelimbetov, governor of the National Bank of Kazakhstan, says the country's economy should benefit from strong growth in the next few years, and discusses the reform process.
Pierre Moscovici, French finance minister, says Africa is a land of opportunities and France should increase its public and private investments in the continent.
Moritz Kraemer, chief sovereign rating officer at Standard & Poor's (S&P), tells CNBC that the euro zone has been working on rebalancing its economy, but that "much more needs to be done".