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  • Global Markets Update: Spain's Bond Rating Cut     Thursday, 14 Jun 2012 | 6:10 AM ET

    CNBC's Ross Westgate reports on all the market moving events from Europe, including yields on Spanish 10-year bonds hitting 7-percent for the first time ever.

  • Concern Rises Over Belize Debt Thursday, 14 Jun 2012 | 5:15 AM ET
    Global Markets

    Belize’s bondholders have formed a creditors committee out of concern that the Central American country will become the next sovereign to default on its debts, the Financial Times reports.

  • Blair Calls on Germany to Stand by Euro Thursday, 14 Jun 2012 | 4:47 AM ET
    Tony Blair

    The former long-standing UK prime minister, Tony Blair, a self-professed pro-European, said the risk of unrest applied to Europe as a whole, the Financial  Times reports.

  • Last Call: Jamie Dimon Hits the Hill Thursday, 14 Jun 2012 | 2:53 AM ET
    President and CEO of JPMorgan Chase Co. Jamie Dimon testifies before a Senate Banking Committee hearing on Capitol Hill June 13, 2012 in Washington, DC.

    Jamie Dimon faces the Senate Banking Committee; Dick Clark Productions up for sale; Greek bank withdrawals increase ahead of the election; Spain credit rating is slashed; Tim Geithner discusses jobs growth.

  • Banks Bow to EU Over Limit to Bonuses Thursday, 14 Jun 2012 | 2:30 AM ET

    Bankers’ bonuses across the European Union are set to be limited by law, with many bank lobbyists admitting in private that they have lost the fight against a European Parliament initiative to limit the size of bonuses relative to salary, the Financial Times reports.

  • Ali Al-Naimi, Saudi Oil Minister

    Ali al-Naimi, Saudi Arabia’s highly influential oil minister is once again the center of attention at OPEC's meeting this week, with reporters hanging on every word from a man some describe as the ‘Central Banker of Oil’.

  • Economy’s Mixed Blessing: Commodity Prices Fall Wednesday, 13 Jun 2012 | 7:40 PM ET
    Workers stock pile bags of rice at a rice warehouse on September 1, 2008 in Jakarta, Indonesia. The global rice price has risen by almost 70% this year, raising concerns in Indonesia, which is one of the world's largest consumers.

    Prices for a range of goods, including cotton, copper and gasoline, have fallen in recent weeks, a sign of faltering demand. The New York Times reports.

  • Global Recession Looming?     Wednesday, 13 Jun 2012 | 7:40 PM ET

    CNBC's Larry Kudlow reports Spain has been hit with a double downgrade by Moody's. Brian Wesbury, First Trust Advisors; Michael Ozanian of Forbes Magazine; and Jeff Kleintop, LPL Financial, weigh in on the pulse of the global markets. "I have no doubt we will be in a recession by the end of this year," says Ozanian.

  • Do Not Be EUR/USD Short     Wednesday, 13 Jun 2012 | 7:32 PM ET

    Sebastien Galy, Senior Currency Strategist, Societe Generale says not to be Euro-dollar short.

  • Solyndra Owes Over $500 Million to Taxpayers     Wednesday, 13 Jun 2012 | 7:28 PM ET

    Solyndra was the first renewable energy company to receive a federal loan from the 2009 Stimulus Act, and has left taxpayers on the hook, reports CNBC's Brian Shactman.

  • Regulating US Banks     Wednesday, 13 Jun 2012 | 7:18 PM ET

    Sam Chandan, President & Chief Economist, Chandan Economics says that a 'blunt ' instrument like the Volcker rule will not be broad enough to contain any unexpected shocks in the U.S. banking system.

  • Sam Chandan, President & Chief Economist, Chandan Economics says Spain and Italy are going to see a dramatic widening of spreads.

  • Contrarian Investing? Forget About It, Cramer Says Wednesday, 13 Jun 2012 | 6:53 PM ET

    Why the “Mad Money” host thinks the contrarian mindset is wrong for most investors.

  • Seeing Production Surplus in Oil     Wednesday, 13 Jun 2012 | 6:47 PM ET

    John Kilduff, Founding Partner; Again Capital says that OPEC is seeing a production surplus. He expects WTI oil to break the $81.50 level, and possibly decline to $74.95.

  • Paralysis Among Investors on EU Crisis     Wednesday, 13 Jun 2012 | 6:20 PM ET

    Bill Smith, President, SAM Advisors says there is paralysis among investors due to the EU debt mess.

  • Jamie Dimon Was 'Exceptional' in Senate Hearing     Wednesday, 13 Jun 2012 | 6:13 PM ET

    Bill Smith, President, SAM Advisors says Jamie Dimon was 'exceptional' at the Senate Committee hearing because his replies were direct and transparent.

  • Breaking News: Geithner Comments on Europe     Wednesday, 13 Jun 2012 | 5:25 PM ET

    CNBC's Steve Liesman reports on remarks made by Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner regarding Europe's debt crisis.

  • Can President Obama Blame Bush?     Wednesday, 13 Jun 2012 | 4:41 PM ET

    President Obama is heading to the key swing state of Ohio tomorrow to deliver what the White House is billing a major economic speech, with Morris Reid, BGR Group, and Tony Fratto, Hamilton Place Strategies.

  • Euro Zone Crisis = U.S. Crisis?     Wednesday, 13 Jun 2012 | 4:30 PM ET

    Discussing whether euro zone fears are overblown and whether the U.S. is heading towards its own European-style crisis, with David Kotok, Cumberland Advisors, and Tim Kane, Hudson Institute; and CNBC's Jeff Cox.

  • Inflation Could Become a Problem: Vitter     Wednesday, 13 Jun 2012 | 4:27 PM ET

    "I'm nervous about this unprecedented policy of near-zero interest rates," says Sen. David Vitter (R-LA).

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