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  • Russia Earmarks $40 Billion to Bolster Economy Tuesday, 19 Jun 2012 | 3:09 AM ET

    Russia is setting aside up to $40 billion for this year and next to shore up the economy in case the crisis in the euro zone escalates and spreads, and is dusting off a plan that would allow the government to recapitalize the country’s banking system.

  • No Lasting Rally Until EU Takes Bold Action: Analysts Tuesday, 19 Jun 2012 | 1:48 AM ET
    European Union Flag

    A relief rally that gathered steam on Monday lasted less than an hour in Europe as investors weighed a Greek election result seen as reducing the risk of a euro exit against concerns over Spain's high levels of debt.

  • A combination of chart features paint a bearish picture for Euro Stoxx 50.

  • Last Call: Mike Tyson and Microsoft Monday, 18 Jun 2012 | 11:22 PM ET
    Microsoft Sign

    Microsoft unveils a tablet it hopes can rival the iPad; Oracle announces earnings early; a key exec departs JC Penny and Carl Icahn gets an ally on the Chesapeake board.

  • Taking the Pulse of the Markets     Monday, 18 Jun 2012 | 7:48 PM ET

    Checking on the state of the U.S. economy amid the ongoing crisis in Europe and ahead of the Fed meeting, with Ron Kruszewski, Stifel Nicolaus CEO and Jack Bouroudjian, Bull and Bear Partners CEO.

  • QE3 Getting Closer     Monday, 18 Jun 2012 | 7:10 PM ET

    Bhaskar Laxminarayan, CIO, Asia, Pictet & Cie says that another round of quantitative easing (QE3) by the Fed looks likely as the euro zone crisis worsens.

  • G20 Meeting: Where's the Leadership?     Monday, 18 Jun 2012 | 7:00 PM ET

    CNBC's John Harwood reports on the details of President Obama's comments on the Greek election; and CNBC contributors Steven Rattner and Tony Fratto, and Steve Forbes of Forbes Media, weigh in. "At the end of the day, the voters are going to understand that President Obama saved this financial system and this economy," says Rattner.

  • Cramer Finds Opportunity in US Stocks Monday, 18 Jun 2012 | 6:45 PM ET

    Investors who only focus on Europe might be missing out on gains in shares of American companies, he said.

  • Monetary Policy Isn't Going to Do Anything     Monday, 18 Jun 2012 | 6:35 PM ET

    Jeff Miron, Senior Lecturer & Director of Undergraduate Studies, Harvard University says there's a growing sense that monetary policy is not going to do anything to improve economies of the U.S. and Europe.

  • Euro to Hit 1.20 vs Dollar: Trader     Monday, 18 Jun 2012 | 6:20 PM ET

    Ben Lichtenstein, President, Tradersaudio.com says that we will see continued dollar strength and that there is a lot of pressure on the Euro. Financial markets haven't seen the "worst of it", he said.

  • The Sky is Not Falling on The Euro Zone Yet     Monday, 18 Jun 2012 | 6:10 PM ET

    Ben Lichtenstein, President, Tradersaudio.com says that the Euro has been trading sideways and that there is little chance for any coordinated central bank action.

  • Top Trades If the Euro Zone Sticks Together     Monday, 18 Jun 2012 | 5:40 PM ET

    Natural gas is spiking 7% today, with Jeff Kilburg, Kilburg Capital; and discussing top trades tied to the latest regime changes in Europe, with Anthony Scaramucci, SkyBridge. Also, Amelia Bourdeau, Westpac Institutional Bank, offers insight on how to trade the sliding euro.

  • The Long View on the Euro Zone Monday, 18 Jun 2012 | 4:06 PM ET

    Looking past the immediate implications of the Greek election, this strategist still sees plenty of reasons for concern for the euro.

  • Wall Street Not in a Buying Mood?     Monday, 18 Jun 2012 | 3:51 PM ET

    A pro-euro zone win in Greece did little to get Wall Street in a buying mood. Sam Stovall, S&P, and Brian Belski, BMO Capital Markets, discuss what's next.

  • We Need to End Greek ‘Drama’: Ex-Prime Minister Monday, 18 Jun 2012 | 1:24 PM ET
    The former Greek Prime Minister, George Papandreou

    The "drama" in Greece has to end for the sake of Greece itself and the euro zone, George Papandreou, former Prime Minister of the country, told CNBC Monday.

  • Power Player: Navigating Euro Zone Fears     Monday, 18 Jun 2012 | 1:21 PM ET

    Spanish 10-year bond yields are well above 7%, so how should investors navigate the global markets? Katie Nixon, Northern Trust Private Client CIO, offers insight.

  • Next Step: Building a Coalition     Monday, 18 Jun 2012 | 1:17 PM ET

    The pro-bailout party has won the Greek election and is now working to build a coalition. Somebody may actually be running Greece by the end of this week, reports CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera.

  • The Other Event Risks for the Euro Monday, 18 Jun 2012 | 12:47 PM ET

    The euro's upward move on the outcome of the Greek election was short lived, to say the least. Time to look elsewhere for a trade.

  • Fitch Ratings on Greek Elections     Monday, 18 Jun 2012 | 11:45 AM ET

    David Riley, Fitch Ratings, explains why he thinks the outcome of the Greek general elections "delayed the crisis rather than resolved it."

  • George Papandreou, former prime minister of Greece, discusses the results of Sunday's election, Greece's decision to stay with the euro, and the implementation of the austerity plan, with CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera.

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