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  • Doubt Clouds Robust Spain Bailout Monday, 11 Jun 2012 | 10:17 AM ET
    A European Union, left, and a Hungarian national flag, fly outside the Magyar Nemzeti Bank, Hungary's central bank, in Budapest.

    The bailout plan for Spain was, eurozone officials argue, a robust answer to critics who accused EU leaders of consistently reacting too slowly, too late and with the least possible amount of cash in the face of a crisis spinning out of control, the Financial Times reports.

  • US Stocks Rise on Spain Bailout     Monday, 11 Jun 2012 | 10:04 AM ET

    Will the U.S. rally last on the heels of Spain's bank bailout? Barry Knapp, Barclays head of U.S. equity portfolio strategy, provides perspective on U.S. markets ahead of a key Greek election.

  • Shipping Industry Going Through Rough Seas Monday, 11 Jun 2012 | 9:45 AM ET
    Chinese shipping containers

    The global shipping industry has been treading water during the global economic slowdown but in the last 12 months the Baltic Dry Index, which measures the haulage costs of freight, has dropped around 40 percent.

  • Forbes Media Empire with Family Ties     Monday, 11 Jun 2012 | 8:15 AM ET

    Steve Forbes, Forbes Media chairman & editor-In-chief and Moira Forbes, ForbesWoman president & publisher, discuss business competition in a rocky economy; reforming America's tax policy; jobs creation and the race for the White House.

  • Greece: Anatomy of a Euro Exit     Monday, 11 Jun 2012 | 8:01 AM ET

    CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports on "redenomination" and what happens if Greece changes currency and leaves the euro, and discussing Spain's bank bailout, and the financial impact of fixing Europe, with Antonio Garcia Pascual, Barclays.

  • How to Trade the Bank of Japan Meeting Monday, 11 Jun 2012 | 7:58 AM ET

    The Bank of Japan has a chance late this week to try and stem the yen's rise - but this strategist doubts it will happen.

  • Euro Gets a Short Term Lift, India Gets a Warning Monday, 11 Jun 2012 | 7:53 AM ET

    Aid to Spain lifts risk appetite, but not for long — it's time for your FX Fix.

  • Doll: Economy Is Not Headed for a Double-Dip     Monday, 11 Jun 2012 | 7:30 AM ET

    Bob Doll, BlackRock chief equity strategist, discusses the best way to play the boost in U.S. markets on the heels of Spain's bank bailout, including a look at cyclical stocks and sectors to play.

  • Will Spain's Bailout Save Europe?     Monday, 11 Jun 2012 | 7:03 AM ET

    Despite an agreement to bailout Spain's banks, Europe still faces tough times ahead, including an election in Greece this weekend. Martin Wolf, Financial Times chief editorial commentator, discusses the future of the euro zone.

  • Spain Banking on Limited Bailout     Monday, 11 Jun 2012 | 6:33 AM ET

    A look at what Spain's limited bailout and China's slowdown means for the week ahead, with Jeffrey Sachs, Columbia University Earth Institute director.

  • CNBC's Kelly Evans reports on all the market moving events from Europe, including euro zone Finance Ministers agreeing to lend Spain 100 billion euros to shore up its troubled banks.

  • Italy Is Next in Line for Bailout     Monday, 11 Jun 2012 | 5:30 AM ET

    Italy is next in line for a euro zone bailout and keep your eyes out for Eurobonds, Michael Gurka, managing director of Spectrum Asset Management, told CNBC.

  • Lessons From the Spanish Bailout     Monday, 11 Jun 2012 | 5:00 AM ET

    "One of the things the Spanish bailout teaches us is that banking debt right now is essentially subordinated sovereign debt," Guy Lebas, chief fixed income strategist at Janney Montgomery Scott, told CNBC.

  • Osborne Told to Stop Using Euro Zone Alibi Monday, 11 Jun 2012 | 2:46 AM ET

    George Osborne has been warned by Tory MPs not to use the euro zone crisis as “an alibi” for Britain’s poor economic performance and to step up supply-side reforms to promote growth, the FT reports

  • Spain

    With an agreement to bail out Spain's struggling banks, Europe again avoided financial chaos in a debt crisis that is in its third year. But Europe still faces far bigger challenges that threaten the Continent and with it, the world economy, the New York Times reports.

  • Spanish bank bailout deal has "zero percent" probability of either making the banks viable or preserving the euro zone, Roger Nightingale, economist at RDN Associates, told CNBC.

  • Greek Left Seeks to Exploit Spain Bailout Monday, 11 Jun 2012 | 1:56 AM ET
    The leader of the Radical Left coalition, Alexis Tsipras, leaves on May 13, 2012 the presidential palce in Athens after a meeting with Greek President Carolos Papoulias.

    Alexis Tsipras, leader of Greece’s leftwing Syriza coalition, seized on news of the Spanish bailout to bolster his position ahead of next week’s crucial general election, which may determine whether the country stays in the euro, the Financial Times reports.

  • Bond Investors Scared of Southern Europe     Sunday, 10 Jun 2012 | 8:35 PM ET

    Bridget Gandy, Co-head of Europe, Middle East and Africa Financial Institutions at Fitch Ratings says bond investors are already scared of investing in Southern Europe.

  • Spain to Still Be in Recession Next Year     Sunday, 10 Jun 2012 | 8:20 PM ET

    Bridget Gandy, Co-head of Europe, Middle East and Africa Financial Institutions at Fitch Ratings says that Spain could still be the only European economy still in recession next year.

  • Rupee Is Reflecting India's Twin Deficits     Sunday, 10 Jun 2012 | 6:50 PM ET

    Rajiv Biswas, Senior Director and Asia-Pacific Chief Economist at IHS Global Insight says the rupee is reflecting India's fiscal and current account deficit problems.

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