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  • Sweden Is Hot, Hot, Hot: Strategists Friday, 20 Jul 2012 | 3:11 AM ET

    Don't look now, but the Swedish krona is on a bit of a tear.

  • Germany, Italy and Spain to the Rescue? Nope Friday, 20 Jul 2012 | 2:50 AM ET
    E.U. Flags

    As European governments pass key measures, the crisis only worsens, the Global Post reports.

  • Tea Party activists gather on Capitol Hill for a 'Hold the Line' rally on June 27 in Washington, DC. With the debt limit impasse reaching a critical juncture, activists from all sides of the debate are reaching out to members of the U.S. Congress and pressuring them to make a decision.

    In a shift from last summer's debt-ceiling standoff, tea party conservatives now aim to be seen as avoiding a government shutdown, even if it means accepting a higher level of FY 2013 spending, the Christian Science Monitor reports.

  • Last Call: Yahoo Tweaks Background Check Language Thursday, 19 Jul 2012 | 11:52 PM ET

    Earnings season continues with Google beating, Microsoft topping and Chipotle missing. Kayak prices its IPO above expectations at $26 and new Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer will be well compensated.

  • Risk-On Trade Is Back     Thursday, 19 Jul 2012 | 7:10 PM ET

    Arjuna Mahendran, MD & Head Investment Strategy Asia at HSBC Private Bank says that carry trade is back in vogue and that the Euro is a one-way bet. It's either going to stay where it is or decline.

  • Europe: Time to Buy?     Thursday, 19 Jul 2012 | 5:45 PM ET

    Matthew Fine, Third Avenue Management, weighs in on his best European stock bets.

  • The 11 Global Olympic Sponsors Thursday, 19 Jul 2012 | 3:38 PM ET
    McDonalds has been an Olympic Sponsor since 1976 and their current agreement extends their sponsorship through 2020. Even before they were a sponsor McDonalds was supporting Olympic athletes by flying food to the athletes at the 1968 games in Grenoble, France. This year four temporary McDonalds have been built throughout Olympic Park staffed by over 2000 people ready to serve the athletes, coaches, spectators, for all 19 days of the games. Also, if any other food venue wants to serve fries they

    Who has a stake in the games? Some big name sponsors for sure. Eleven of the 2012 Olympic Game sponsors belong to the TOP Program.

  • European Shares Hit 15-Week High     Thursday, 19 Jul 2012 | 11:30 AM ET

    CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports Spain's 5-year borrowing costs hit new euro-era highs, as European markets closed higher on earnings reports. Also, CNBC's Bob Pisani provides an update on U.S. markets.

  • Next Steps for Europe     Thursday, 19 Jul 2012 | 10:04 AM ET

    CNBC's Steve Liesman talks with two former Treasury Secretaries, Robert Rubin and Henry Paulson, about the economic problems in Europe.

  • U.S. Economic Data Looms, Aussie Dollar Lifts Thursday, 19 Jul 2012 | 8:00 AM ET

    Spain feels pain and the Australian dollar lifts — it's time for your FX Fix.

  • Rate Probe Turns to Big Bank Quartet Thursday, 19 Jul 2012 | 4:53 AM ET

    Regulators are focusing on at least four of Europe’s biggest banks as they investigate the attempted manipulation of the region’s benchmark interest rate, The Financial Times reports.

  • Greece Bets on Tourism Turnaround Thursday, 19 Jul 2012 | 4:23 AM ET

    Greece's tourism industry has suffered a serious decline in revenue over the past year as political instability and questions over whether the country would exit the euro saw holiday makers opt for other destinations instead, but with a new coalition government in place, the industry is fighting back.

  • Bulls Lock on to Emerging Market Promise Thursday, 19 Jul 2012 | 2:19 AM ET
    Beijing, China

    There are plenty of investors and analysts who are optimistic. After three straight months of outflows, emerging market equity funds tracked by EPFR Global attracted more than $700m of investments in the first two weeks of July, reports the Financail Times.

  • ‘Huge Value’ in Global Equities: Pro Thursday, 19 Jul 2012 | 2:12 AM ET

    Significant value can be found in the global equities market by looking out for upcoming catalysts, according to Steve Brice, Chief Investment Strategist at Standard Chartered Wealth Management Group.

  • After the unveiling of Libor rate-rigging practices among banks, eyes are turning to other markets, worrying that the manipulation would not be limited to Libor rates, the New York Times reports.

  • Emerging Markets Bonds As 'Safe' Bets     Wednesday, 18 Jul 2012 | 7:20 PM ET

    Jim Cielinski, Head of Fixed Income, Threadneedle says that there's no value in developed nations' bonds and he prefers emerging markets' debt.

  • Another Rally on Wall Street     Wednesday, 18 Jul 2012 | 7:15 PM ET

    The global economy is slowing, and investors are wondering how this could impact corporate profits, and the Fed's decision to take action. Neel Kashkari, PIMCO head of global equities, and David Malpass, Encima global president, provide perspective.

  • ADB Cuts Growth Outlooks     Wednesday, 18 Jul 2012 | 7:10 PM ET

    Lei Lei Song, Senior Economist, Asian Development Bank says that Asian economies are becoming more integrated, helping them cushion a slowdown in the West.

  • Honeywell CEO on Natural Gas & Europe     Wednesday, 18 Jul 2012 | 6:25 PM ET

    Dave Cote, Honeywell Chairman/CEO, discusses his company's recent growth, how he thinks the government should handle natural gas, and where he thinks the global economy is headed.

  • Goldman CEO Warns on Fiscal Cliff, Urges Compromise Wednesday, 18 Jul 2012 | 5:33 PM ET
    Goldman Sachs CEO Lloyd Blankfein

    Lloyd Blankfein pointed to the uncertainty in the nation's capital as a major drag on the world economy.

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