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  • Markets Across Europe Close Lower     Monday, 13 Aug 2012 | 11:30 AM ET

    CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports European stocks closed lower in light, choppy trading, and looks at moves in the stock, metals and energy markets, with CNBC's Bertha Coombs and Bob Pisani.

  • Weak growth hits the yen and some African nations want to oust the buck — it's time for your FX Fix.

  • Exporters Reap the Benefits of Weak Euro Monday, 13 Aug 2012 | 2:24 AM ET
    A one Euro coin stands on a map of Brussels.

    The weak euro is boosting the sales and earnings of some of the continent’s biggest companies, helping offset weak demand from Europe’s crisis-hit periphery, the FT reports.

  • King Urged to Widen Recovery Measures Monday, 13 Aug 2012 | 2:09 AM ET

    An outgoing member of the Bank of England’s Monetary Policy Committee has challenged the governor Sir Mervyn King for his insistence that central banks should buy only government bonds in quantitative easing programs to stimulate growth.

  • Short Sellers Target European Car Stocks Monday, 13 Aug 2012 | 1:43 AM ET
    Steering wheel

    Short selling of European car stocks is at a two-year high, making the sector one of the most heavily shorted in Europe, as traders bet slowing growth will hurt even the continent’s profitable producers, the FT reports.

  • G20 Plans Response to Rising Food Prices Sunday, 12 Aug 2012 | 7:02 PM ET
    A rotting ear of corn sits on a struggling corn plant in a drought-stricken farm field.

    G20 countries are to step in to try and co-ordinate a response to surging food prices, after the worst U.S. drought in half a century devastated crops in the world’s largest agricultural exporter, the Financial Times reports.

  • Investors Cautiously Test Europe's Upside Saturday, 11 Aug 2012 | 7:14 AM ET

    It is safe for investors to dip their toes back into Europe? The jury appears to still out on that verdict.

  • 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
    Ikea

    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.

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