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  • European Stocks Lose Momentum     Friday, 10 Aug 2012 | 11:30 AM ET

    CNBC's Carl Quintanilla reports on all the market moving activity in Europe as equities end a five-day winning streak. Also, a look at U.S markets, with CNBC's Bob Pisani and Sharon Epperson.

  • Trader Talk with Art Cashin     Friday, 10 Aug 2012 | 9:25 AM ET

    Art Cashin, UBS, provides insight on today's trading action and weighs in on "signs of fraying in Europe."

  • China's trade report disappoints and Sweden talks tough — it's time for your FX Fix.

  • FSA Suggests Libor Should Be Scrapped Friday, 10 Aug 2012 | 6:42 AM ET

    The City watchdog will on Friday fire the starting shot on a dramatic overhaul of key benchmark borrowing rates with a package of proposals designed to restore trust following the recent Libor scandal, the Financial Times reports.

  • CNBC's Kelly Evans reports on all the market moving events from Europe, as stocks move to intraday lows in thin, jittery trading and the euro dips slightly lower.

  • IEA Cuts 2013 Oil Demand Forecast on Weak Economy Friday, 10 Aug 2012 | 4:00 AM ET

    A combination of persistently high prices and a weak economic backdrop will keep a lid on oil consumption this year, the International Energy Agency (IEA) said on Friday, while a slightly improved demand growth for 2013 will likely be offset by, among other things, the resumption of nuclear capacity in Japan reducing the need for oil.

  • Last Call: Money in Meatballs? What's Ikea Worth? Friday, 10 Aug 2012 | 2:22 AM ET

    A mixed day for the markets; ManU prices its IPO; Yahoo CEO makes her first big move; videogame sales fall again and Ikea reveals what its brand is worth.

  • Choppy Week Ahead for Oil Markets: Survey Friday, 10 Aug 2012 | 1:35 AM ET

    Supply-side tensions vying with a softer global macroeconomic outlook will cloud the direction in benchmark oil markets next week though key U.S. data releases may help set the tone, according to CNBC's weekly survey of oil market sentiment.

  • Is There Value in European Stocks?     Thursday, 9 Aug 2012 | 8:30 PM ET

    Willem Nabarro, Head of European Equities for Asia, Exane-BNP Paribas says that markets are seeing speed-micro trading and that it's safer to invest in companies with a global reach.

  • Markets Betting on Quantitative Easing     Thursday, 9 Aug 2012 | 7:30 PM ET

    David Greene, Senior Corp FX Dealer, Western Union Business Solutions says that markets are expecting more QE from the Fed and the U.S. central bank could act in September.

  • Equity Valuations Not Expensive     Thursday, 9 Aug 2012 | 7:10 PM ET

    Vasu Menon, Vice President, Wealth Management Singapore at OCBC Bank says that the backdrop for equities is positive.

  • In this handout photo provided by the NYSE Euronext, Manchester United Executives Joel Glazer (2nd L) and Avram Glazer (C) prepare to ring the Opening Bell at the New York Stock Exchange on August 10, 2012 in New York City.

    UK soccer club Manchester United priced its U.S. IPO at $14 a share, below the expected range of $16 to $20 a share. The low pricing reflects IPO jitters in the wake of Facebook's post-IPO drop.

  • Why Are These Gains Getting Dissed? Thursday, 9 Aug 2012 | 6:38 PM ET
    Jim Cramer

    Jim Cramer explains why some object to how the stock market has pushed higher.

  • All-Asia Stimulus Ahead: Strategist Thursday, 9 Aug 2012 | 3:35 PM ET
    Malaysia skyline

    Think Asian currencies are primed to rise? Think again.

  • More Abandoned Children as Europe Austerity Wears On Thursday, 9 Aug 2012 | 10:20 AM ET
    A doll is used to demonstrate a "baby hatch" in Hamburg, Germany, in this 2000 file photo.

    As the euro zone debt crisis deepens and austerity measures take their toll across Europe, the number of young children and babies abandoned across the region has increased, according to local charities.

  • The recent dry weather affecting crops across the midwest of America will hit the reinsurance industry with perhaps the biggest loss ever, according to Nikolaus von Bomhard, Chairman at Munich Re.

  • Australians get to work, but euro investors are losing steam — it's time for your FX Fix.

  • CNBC's Kelly Evans reports on all the market moving events from Europe, as shares approach technical resistance after rising 15 percent in early June.

  • Man Utd Dual Class Shares IPO Criticized Thursday, 9 Aug 2012 | 2:06 AM ET
    Manchester United IPO

    The initial public offering of Manchester United is on track to be finalized by Thursday evening in spite of some criticism over how one of the world’s most supported football clubs is going public, according to people close to the deal, the FT reports.

  • Playing the Spanish Bonds' 'Waiting Game'     Thursday, 9 Aug 2012 | 1:40 AM ET

    Marius Daheim, senior government bond analyst at BayernLB, says the downside pressure on Spanish bonds will continue as the questions of when, and how, the country will ask for a bailout remain unanswered.

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