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  • Altman Focuses on Darkened Global Outlook     Thursday, 11 Oct 2012 | 7:46 AM ET

    "I think the Federal Reserve and the ECB are exactly in the right place," explains Roger Altman, Evercore Partners chairman & founder, weighing in on Europe's economic crisis, Fed policy, and the worsening outlook on global growth.

  • Altman: VP Biden 'Will Be Very Aggressive'     Thursday, 11 Oct 2012 | 7:05 AM ET

    "I think it is going to be a very interesting debate--and an important one," said Roger Altman, Evercore Partners chairman & founder, discussing what to expect from tonight's vice presidential debate between Vice President Joe Biden and GOP challenger Paul Ryan.

  • Global Markets: European Shares Edge Higher     Thursday, 11 Oct 2012 | 6:07 AM ET

    CNBC's Kelly Evans has the update on all the market moving events from Europe; including a report Standard & Poor's downgraded Spain's sovereign rating to a notch above "Junk."

  • Goldman’s ‘Muppet Hunt’ Draws a Blank Thursday, 11 Oct 2012 | 5:17 AM ET

    Goldman Sachs has told its board of directors that an internal investigation found little substance to allegations made by Greg Smith, the disaffected employee who claimed the bank has a “toxic environment” where bankers refer to clients as “muppets”. The FT reports.

  • Will S&P Ratings Cut Finally Push Spain Into a Bailout? Wednesday, 10 Oct 2012 | 11:32 PM ET
    Spain

    Standard & Poor's decision to cut Spain's credit rating to one notch above junk status is weighing on markets, but analysts see a silver lining.

  • Last Call: PC's Sales in a Tailspin Wednesday, 10 Oct 2012 | 11:18 PM ET
    Bill Gates leaves the G20 Summit on November 3, 2011 in Cannes, France.

    Jamie Dimon speaks out, PC sales are in decline; U.S. sets tariffs on solar panels and Spain is downgraded by the S&P for the third time this year.

  • Under Chinese, a Greek Port Thrives Wednesday, 10 Oct 2012 | 10:34 PM ET
    The Vemaoil XXIII cargo ship, center, sits moored beyond containers at the commercial terminal of Piraeus Port, operated by Piraeus Port Authority SA, in Athens, Greece, on Tuesday, June 12, 2012.

    As the Greek government contemplates shedding state-owned assets to help pay down staggering debts, it could consider leasing or even selling the rest of the port to China, the New York Times reports.

  • Brazil to Slash Rates     Wednesday, 10 Oct 2012 | 6:35 PM ET

    Tony Volpon, Strategist for Latin America, Nomura says that Brazil will need to cut interest rates this week.

  • Optimism Priced Into Stocks     Wednesday, 10 Oct 2012 | 6:10 PM ET

    Joe Magyer, Motley Fool Senior Analyst, The Motley Fool says that equities are the best place to be relative to interest rates.

  • Strategists: Currencies' Risk Rally Won't Last Wednesday, 10 Oct 2012 | 11:49 AM ET

    Risk-sensitive currencies have been on a roll, but these strategists say the fun is about to end.

  • European Shares Close Lower on Growth Concerns Wednesday, 10 Oct 2012 | 11:44 AM ET

    European shares closed lower on Wednesday for a third consecutive session, with resurging worries about the global economic outlook undermining investor sentiment.

  • Santelli on Deleveraging Europe     Wednesday, 10 Oct 2012 | 11:24 AM ET

    Yra Harris, Partner, Praxis Trading, discusses how to solve Europe's banking crisis, and weighs in on Fed policy and the jobs report, with CNBC's Rick Santelli.

  • Dollar Lifts, Euro Dips, the IMF Gets Gloomy Wednesday, 10 Oct 2012 | 7:42 AM ET

    Earnings weigh on risk and the IMF issues a euro zone warning — it's time for your FX Fix.

  • What's Moving Global Markets?     Wednesday, 10 Oct 2012 | 7:04 AM ET

    CNBC's Ross Westgate has the latest details on European markets, including reports of German Chancellor Angela Merkel's opposition to the $45 billion EADS/BAE merger.

  • Global Markets: Growth Concerns Send Shares Lower     Wednesday, 10 Oct 2012 | 6:10 AM ET

    CNBC's Ross Westgate reports on all the market moving events from Europe, including an IMF report singling out the euro zone debt crisis as a key threat to global growth.

  • Casino-Type Stock Market Is Deterring Investors: Broker Wednesday, 10 Oct 2012 | 4:24 AM ET

    Trading volumes for stocks have decreased since 2008 and a series of high profile glitches have continued to hurt investor confidence. On Tuesday, erroneous trades led to a spike in a number of U.S.-listed stocks including Pandora and Nokia.

  • King Signals Inflation Not Primary Focus Wednesday, 10 Oct 2012 | 2:50 AM ET
    Governor of the Bank of England Mervyn King

    Sir Mervyn King has given his clearest admission yet that he no longer believes price stability should be the Bank of England’s sole objective, arguing that central bankers should be flexible with inflation targets to head off future financial crises. The FT reports.

  • FSA Eases Bank Rules to Boost Lending Wednesday, 10 Oct 2012 | 1:47 AM ET
    ATM Machine

    Capital and liquidity rules for the biggest UK banks have been quietly relaxed in an effort to stimulate lending, a move that puts Britain at the forefront of a global experiment to use bank regulation to moderate the economic cycle.

  • IMF: Sovereign Risk in Japan Banks     Tuesday, 9 Oct 2012 | 9:05 PM ET

    Jose Vinals, Financial Counsellor and Director of the Monetary and Capital Markets Department at the IMF says the concentration of government bonds in Japan's banking system is a concern.

  • Last Call: A Honey Boo Boo Market Day Tuesday, 9 Oct 2012 | 8:52 PM ET
    NYSE traders floor

    Equities finish lower, Alcoa and Yum get earnings season off to a good start.

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