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  • Uber Bear Sees S&P at 800...Just Not Yet Tuesday, 25 Sep 2012 | 4:45 AM ET

    Bob Janjuah, the bearish contributing strategist at Nomura in London has long predicted the S&P 500 will head towards 800, a level not seen since the aftermath of the collapse of Lehman Brothers. With the S&P 500 closing on Monday at 1,456, Janjuah has been forced to review his timing.

  • Froth Goes Off Italian Cappuccino Demand Tuesday, 25 Sep 2012 | 2:17 AM ET

    If life in the euro zone’s economically embattled periphery was not bad enough, now the coffee culture emblematic of southern Europe is under siege. Italians are having to cut back on their cappuccinos and espressos and Spaniards are dropping their cortados, contributing to a sharp drop in wholesale coffee prices. The FT reports.

  • Pedestrians cross a street in Jakarta's modern business district.

    Southeast Asia's most populous nation is on track to become the world's 7th largest economy by 2030, putting it ahead of the developed nations of Germany and the U.K., a new report by McKinsey Global Institute showed Tuesday.

  • The Trade-Off That Created Germany’s Job Miracle Tuesday, 25 Sep 2012 | 1:49 AM ET

    More than a quarter of the work force in Spain or Greece is without jobs, but there is a city on the Danube north of Munich that has the opposite problem: not enough workers, the New York Times reports.

  • Conventional wisdom suggests the Fed intends to drive investors into stocks, but there may be more than meets the eye. Larry Kudlow gets details from Brian Kelly, founder of Shelter Harbor Capital.

  • Trading Easy-Money Currencies Just Got Harder Monday, 24 Sep 2012 | 3:38 PM ET
    London Bridge

    Risk appetites are getting sated, and this strategist is wary of currencies from countries with stimulus programs underway.

  • Bulgaria Boasts Stability Amid European Turmoil: Pres Monday, 24 Sep 2012 | 12:46 PM ET
    Sofia, Bulgaria.

    Free market reforms and a 10 percent flat tax rate have helped transform Bulgaria into an island of stability in Europe.

  • European Shares End Lower on Weak German Report Monday, 24 Sep 2012 | 11:39 AM ET

    European shares closed lower Monday, as a drop in German business sentiment and fresh worries over Spain and Greece pushed nervous investors towards more defensive equity sectors such as health-care stocks.

  • Invest in These Paper, Betting and Tax Firms: Pro Monday, 24 Sep 2012 | 9:45 AM ET
    H&R Block's world headquarters in Kansas City, Missouri.

    Paper and packaging firm Mondi, online betting company Paddy Power, U.S tax preparer H&R Block and Cisco, the world's biggest maker of computer-networking equipment represent good investment opportunities with plenty of potential, Alex Gunz, fund manager at Heptagon Capital told CNBC.

  • 'Super' Mario Draghi's Problem With Germany Monday, 24 Sep 2012 | 8:11 AM ET

    "Super" Mario Draghi of the European Central Bank has a super problem: the markets might love him, the bankers might love him, politicians from Athens to Dublin might love him, but the German people don't. He's been called anything from "bankers' buddy" to "counterfeiter of coins", and depicted by the tabloid press as a devil sporting horns and a trident, set against a distinctly angelic Bundesbank president Jens Weidmann.

  • Euro Recedes, Swiss Franc Lifts, Bulls Retreat Monday, 24 Sep 2012 | 7:48 AM ET

    A sentiment survey dents the euro, but confidence is up in Brazil — it's time for your FX Fix.

  • QE Goes Local: Towns Coin Their Own Currencies Monday, 24 Sep 2012 | 6:34 AM ET

    Euro zone leaders have been trying to keep the currency union intact, but some—including a high school teacher from Bavaria—say a better solution lies in local currencies, an idea that is now being pitched to Greek politicians.

  • Flat Tax Lessons From Bulgaria     Monday, 24 Sep 2012 | 6:33 AM ET

    Rosen Plevneliev, President of Republic of Bulgaria, discusses how to solve the global economic crisis without taxing citizens to death.

  • Senate to EU: US Airlines Won't Pay Carbon Tax Monday, 24 Sep 2012 | 2:37 AM ET
    The engine of the Airbus A380 at the Airbus plant in Hamburg on October 30, 2009.

    The Senate unanimously passed a bill on Saturday that would shield U.S. airlines from paying for their carbon emissions on European flights, pressuring the European Union to back down from applying its emissions law to foreign carriers, the Christian Science Monitor reports.

  • Bottles of Dove body lotion, manufactured by Unilever NV, are seen in a supermarket in Slough, U.K., on Monday, Sept. 3, 2012. U.K. retail same-store sales barely rose in July, according to the British Retail Consortium, as consumer confidence was undermined by the double-dip recession and the euro-area debt crisis

    Three years into the global financial crisis, multinational companies that had made huge profits during the consumer boom that preceded it faced a major dilemma: people were no longer buying the expensive premium products that once sold well in Europe, the Global Post Reports.

  • GE: Plenty of Opportunities in China     Sunday, 23 Sep 2012 | 8:10 PM ET

    John Rice, President & CEO, Global Growth and Operations at GE says that are tremendous opportunities in the transportation, aviation and the oil & gas sectors in China.

  • How to Trade Currencies' 'Ugly Contest' Friday, 21 Sep 2012 | 7:54 PM ET
    Christchurch, New Zealand

    All the central bank stimulus is turning investors away from safe havens and toward riskier currencies, giving this strategist a plan.

  • Your Currency Trade on Rising Commodity Prices Friday, 21 Sep 2012 | 3:50 PM ET
    Wheat field

    The Fed's QE3 has Brazil talking currency wars, and it's also pushing up commodity prices. This strategist sees a trade.

  • European Shares End Higher on Spain Bailout Talk Friday, 21 Sep 2012 | 11:38 AM ET

    European equities rose on Friday, briefly testing last week's 14-month highs, as banking shares were lifted by speculation Spain was moving towards a bailout request.

  • Dalio Fears Social Unrest That Led to Hitler’s Rise Friday, 21 Sep 2012 | 10:42 AM ET
    Raymond 'Ray' Dalio, president and founder of Bridgewater Associates LP

    Ray Dalio, founder and co-chief investment officer of the world's largest hedge fund, Bridgewater Associates, predicts a “10 to 15 year managed depression” in Southern Europe. In a worst case scenario, he painted a much darker picture.

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