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I am lucky enough to have met some bright and extremely patriotic Greeks who fully admit their country needs a radical overhaul. It’s these people Greece needs to help rebuild their broken state but these are very often the most mobile of people.
Hundreds of employees at big firms, some part of special teams, will be on standby this Sunday, awaiting the results of Greece’s pivotal election. The New York Times reports.
What if investors didn't have to worry about Europe; how would stocks and the economy look? Don Luskin, Trend Macro, weighs in.
Ready for the Greek election this Sunday? Here are the currencies to watch.
To "Mad Money" host Jim Cramer, the Greek elections will only bode well for the markets.
Antonis Samaras says the upcoming Greek election is a choice between the drachma and the euro. CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports.
As Greeks prepare to go to the polls on Sunday June 17, the fate of the euro and the recovery of the global economy could rest in their hands. But the biggest pain could be felt closer home as the country suffers through a fifth year of recession.
As the euro zone crisis grinds on, the pressure on the Swiss franc's peg to the euro is intensifying.
Amid Greece's economic woes, there is some good news: importers and top sommeliers are becoming more interested in the increasing quality (and rising prices) of Greek wines.
David Marcus, Evermore Global Advisors, has been a long-time investor in European stocks. "There is a crisis and everyone is in panic mode," he says. "But when we run into that burning building, we're finding that investors have dumped good ones with bad ones."
To put it simply, Greece's financial woes have been brewing for decades as the Greeks consistently voted in representatives across the political spectrum who promised the people more than the economy could deliver.
A look at the latest market moves, with Ira Epstein, The Linn Group managing director.
The Irish government announced a budget targeting the country's rapidly shrinking wealthy population, but this still may not be enough to win the bailed-out country further concessions from its international lenders, economists have warned.
Despite a near record number of companies in the pipeline, the post-Facebook drought in initial public offerings may last all through the summer, say analysts.
The "Squawk on the Street" news team reports on the market-moving stories ahead of Friday's open, including a jump in futures on hopes global central banks will act if Greek elections spark market turmoil; Mario Draghi indicates the European Central Bank will respond to post-election turmoil in Greece; and Micosoft is gears up for a major announcement Monday.
Don Marron, Lightyear Capital chairman & CEO, and Donald Marron, Urban-Brookings Tax Policy director, discuss how Europe's sovereign debt worries have created a crisis of confidence in the markets.
Tracking overseas jitters and the impact on U.S. markets, with Roger Altman, Evercore Partners founder & chairman, and Jack Malvey, BNY Mellon chief global markets strategist.
CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports one of the problems at the root of the Greek debt crisis is the inability to collect revenue, with Harry Theoharris, Greek Ministry of Finance.
Officials brace for the Greek election and it's tax time in Russia — time for your FX Fix.
Louis Gerstner, The Carlyle Group senior advisor, discusses a wide-range of global topics, including the complexity of running a big company; containing Europe's debt contagion; the growing education epidemic; and partisan politics in Washington.
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A yes vote in the upcoming Scottish independence referendum could lead some insurers to move their headquarters to London, says Mark Nicholson, associate director at Standard & Poor's Rating Services.
The U.S. Federal Reserve remains data dependent and will not bow to hawks, says Mark Haefele, global chief investment officer at UBS, as Janet Yellen continues to make the argument that there is slack in the labor market.
European shares closed lower on Friday as tensions in Ukraine flared up once again. It comes after stocks fluctuated as U.S. Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen spoke about the labor market in Jackson Hole, Wyoming.