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  • Danger In Safe Havens?     Monday, 25 Jun 2012 | 5:30 PM ET

    Uncertainty still lingers in Europe and investors are fleeing to safe havens like gold and Treasurys. James Paulsen of Wells Capital Management, explains why he doesn't think this is a good strategy.

  • Do You Have Emergency Savings?     Monday, 25 Jun 2012 | 4:41 PM ET

    Bankrate.com reports that some 28 percent of Americans have no emergency savings. Is irresponsibility to blame or is something else at work? Greg McBride, Bankrate.com, and Dan Mitchell, Cato Institute, weigh in.

  • The Cost of 'Eurogeddon' Monday, 25 Jun 2012 | 4:13 PM ET

    The German Finance Ministry has estimated the cost of a euro zone breakup, and it's not pretty.

  • David Sowerby, Loomis Sayles, is staying cautious "near-term," calling the U.S. fiscal debt the bigger issue for the markets than Europe. Michael Cuggino, Permanent Portfolio Family of Funds, and Nathan Bachrach, The Financial Network Group, weigh in.

  • Can Coupons Save Spain? Monday, 25 Jun 2012 | 2:11 PM ET

    Maybe the Spanish government should issue coupons to the rest of the world to spark up demand for Spanish goods.

  • EU to Ban the Buying of Iran's Oil     Monday, 25 Jun 2012 | 1:10 PM ET

    In one week, a EU-wide ban on Iranian oil goes into effect along with EU-wide ban on insuring any ship carrying Iranian oil, with John Hofmeister, Shell's former president & CEO.

  • Stocks Drop on Growth Worries, Europe     Monday, 25 Jun 2012 | 12:00 PM ET

    The euro has taken another leg lower and investors remained worried about global growth concerns, with the FMHR traders. Meanwhile John Rutledge, Rutledge Capital, says that although China is slowing, it will not see a hard landing.

  • Europe's Stocks Slip Lower     Monday, 25 Jun 2012 | 11:30 AM ET

    CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports European stocks and the euro extend their losses as worries about the EU economy mounts, impacting U.S. markets. CNBC's Courtney Reagan, Rick Santelli and Yra Harris, Praxis Trading partner, weigh in.

  • Euro Around in Five Years?     Monday, 25 Jun 2012 | 11:26 AM ET

    CNBC's Gary Kaminsky reports on the "very serious slowdown" in Europe and weighs in on why he does not think the euro will survive.

  • Stocks Slump As Europe Woes Mount     Monday, 25 Jun 2012 | 10:30 AM ET

    Wasif Latif, USAA Investments, discusses what's driving stocks down today ahead of the EU's summit.

  • US Role in Europe's Recovery?     Monday, 25 Jun 2012 | 8:41 AM ET

    Marchel Alexandrovich, Jefferies International aenior European economist, provides a preview of this week's European summit and whether the U.S. has a role to play in the EU's financial recovery.

  • Euro Sags, Rupee Slips, Safe Havens Lift Monday, 25 Jun 2012 | 8:15 AM ET

    Summit worries weigh on the euro and India's rupee can't get a break — it's time for your FX Fix.

  • Fear Driving Trading Week     Monday, 25 Jun 2012 | 8:04 AM ET

    Mark Grant, Southwest Securities, and Barry Knapp, Barclays, discuss what's moving the markets ahead of this week's European summit.

  • Spain Officially Requests Bank Bailout From Europe Monday, 25 Jun 2012 | 7:16 AM ET
    plaza reial barcelona spain

    Spain formally requested European funds to help bail out its struggling banks, the economy minister said on Monday in a statement.

  • CNBC's Kelly Evans reports on all the market moving events from Europe, including Spain's formal request for European aid for its banks, and an update of EU leaders gathering in Brussels later this week for an anxiously awaited summit.

  • MPC Member Wants 50 Billion Pounds Easing Monday, 25 Jun 2012 | 3:23 AM ET
    Governor of the Bank of England Mervyn King

    The Bank of England needs to pump at least another 50 billion pounds ($77.8 billion) into Britain’s “stalled” economy, says David Miles of its interest rate-setting committee, warning that only a “substantial” third round of emergency bond-buying will kick-start recovery, the Financial Times reports.

  • Airbus Shrugs Off Doubts Over A350 Monday, 25 Jun 2012 | 2:14 AM ET
    The flight deck of Emirates Airbus A380

    The new chief executive of Airbus says he is ready to “bet” that the European aircraft maker’s planned new A350 widebody passenger jet will not suffer the same three-year delay that Boeing had with its 787 Dreamliner, the Financial Times reports.

  • Fall in Oil Prices Won’t End Soon: Pro Monday, 25 Jun 2012 | 12:12 AM ET

    The increase in demand for oil from emerging countries is not enough to counteract the fall in demand from established economies, Alejandro Barbajosa, oil markets specialist at Argus Media told CNBC.

  • Investors Need a European Policy Roadmap     Sunday, 24 Jun 2012 | 10:20 PM ET

    Andrew Pease, Investment Strategist, Russell Investment Group warns the current risk-off attitude could continue until Europe decides on a political consensus backed up by further ECB stimulus.

  • Europe Needs Reform and Austerity     Sunday, 24 Jun 2012 | 8:10 PM ET

    Tony Farnham, Economist at Patersons Securities says a degree of austerity is necessary in Europe or else countries will keep seeking help and ask for euros again and again.

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