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  • Where to Find Strength in US Markets     Tuesday, 24 Jul 2012 | 7:03 AM ET

    Alec Young, S&P Capital IQ, and Jeremy Siegel, University of Pennsylvania professor, discuss investment strategies, amid a slew of U.S. earnings and Europe's weak fiscal situation.

  • Global Markets Update: Watch Swatch     Tuesday, 24 Jul 2012 | 6:10 AM ET

    CNBC's Kelly Evans reports on all the market moving events from Europe, including a look at the flattening in the Spanish yield curve, a recessionary sign; and the jump in shares of Swiss watch manufacturer, Swatch Group.

  • Is the UK Really in Recession? Tuesday, 24 Jul 2012 | 6:08 AM ET
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    Greece has been out of the limelight for a few weeks so we have had the luxury of addressing topics other than the euro zone. Normal service will be resumed fairly shortly I’m sure, but in the meantime we stay close to home and today consider the importance of statistics.

  • In Euro Zone, Debt Pressure Tightens Grip Tuesday, 24 Jul 2012 | 4:03 AM ET
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    Signs that cracks in the euro zone are widening sent markets on the Continent down sharply on Monday, as doubts grew about Greece’s ability to make good on its debt payments and Spain’s economy — the region’s fourth largest — was straining under the pressure of the government’s austerity measures, the NYT reports.

  • Last year, the Honduran Congress passed a constitutional amendment allowing for the creation of special development regions. In theory, they would function as semi-autonomous city-states with their own governing charters and a degree of foreign oversight, the global Post reports.

  • 'No Silver Bullet' to End City Myopia Tuesday, 24 Jul 2012 | 3:34 AM ET

    Bold plans to sweep away a culture of short-termism in the City, which has been blamed for undermining company performance and reducing investor returns, will prove difficult to enact, some company bosses and asset managers warned. The Financial Times reports.

  • Battered Euro Won’t Go Down Without a Fight: Pros Tuesday, 24 Jul 2012 | 12:31 AM ET
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    The euro is hovering near multi-year lows against the U.S. dollar and the Japanese yen as a slew of negative news cements bearish sentiment towards the single currency, but analysts tell CNBC there are signs of resilience in the euro and a collapse is unlikely.

  • Sennheiser: Sales in Europe Are Strong     Monday, 23 Jul 2012 | 8:35 PM ET

    Daniel Sennheiser, President, Strategy & Finance at Sennheiser Global says European sales grew 15% in 2011 despite the euro zone crisis. He adds that consumer demand for its premium, high-end products remain high.

  • Is Spain the Euro Zone's Tipping Point?     Monday, 23 Jul 2012 | 8:10 PM ET

    Taimur Baig, Director & Chief Economist, Global Markets Research, Deutsche Bank AG says that Europe as a whole is a economically sustainable unit with just a few bad apples.

  • Sean Callow, Senior Currency Strategist, Westpac Bank says that Spain's longer dated debt are the real test of confidence and inability to sell those paper this week will weigh on the euro.

  • Market Wants More Support For Greece, Italy     Monday, 23 Jul 2012 | 7:10 PM ET

    Tai Hui, Head of Regional Research, Asia, at Standard Chartered Bank says that investors want to see more support for Greece and Italy from the likes of Germany but there will be resistance from the latter.

  • Treasury Yields Hit New Lows—and May Keep Falling Monday, 23 Jul 2012 | 5:23 PM ET
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    U.S. Treasury yields could continue to set record lows, as investors flee the latest wave of euro zone worries amid fears of global recession.

  • Dow 20,000 vs. Dow 3,000     Monday, 23 Jul 2012 | 4:13 PM ET

    Seth Masters, Bernstein Global Wealth Mgmt. explains his bullish call on the Dow, while Harry Dent, HS Dent CEO, shares his bearish outlook on the index. "The sentiment right now is absolutely terrible," says Dent.

  • Stocks Finish the Day Lower     Monday, 23 Jul 2012 | 4:00 PM ET

    The Dow posted a late date rebound, and closed down by double digits. Discussing where the market might be headed next, with Larry Kantor, Barclays; Brian Jacobsen, Wells Fargo Advantage Funds; and Bob Gorman, TD Wealth.

  • More Fed Action Needed?     Monday, 23 Jul 2012 | 3:13 PM ET

    Discussing the state of the U.S. markets, and whether more Fed action is necessary, with CNBC contributors Joe Lavorgna and Ron Insana, and CNBC's Steve Liesman.

  • Closing Bell Exchange: Market Opportunities?     Monday, 23 Jul 2012 | 3:00 PM ET

    Taking a look at opportunities in the stock market amid a selloff and European concerns, with Todd Schoenberger, The BlackBay Group; Stuart Schweitzer, JPMorgan Private Bank; Rob Smalley, UBS; and CNBC's Bob Pisani.

  • Gold Finishes Off Lows     Monday, 23 Jul 2012 | 1:33 PM ET

    CNBC's Sharon Epperson reports on how euro zone fears are weighing on gold prices.

  • Where Are Oil Prices Now?     Monday, 23 Jul 2012 | 1:19 PM ET

    Mideast violence is pushing oil higher, while Europe's economy is bringing the commodity lower, reports CNBC's Sharon Epperson, with Addison Armstrong, Tradition Energy.

  • Market Outlook: Euro Zone Crisis & US GDP     Monday, 23 Jul 2012 | 1:08 PM ET

    CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports on the trouble for Spanish banks; and CNBC's Steve Liesman discusses U.S. GDP growth.

  • Busch: Navigating Your Way Through an Ugly Week Monday, 23 Jul 2012 | 11:21 AM ET

    The start of the week will likely prove to be the worst part as Europe, China, and US concerns will all be front and center. With no central bank cavalry set to arrive this week, the markets will not be bailed out and must probe new levels to adjust for the added risk premium.

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