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  • Gina Sanchez, Director of Equity and Asset Allocation Strategy, RGE says the rally in markets on Greece's election results will be short-lived. She also says U.S. Treasurys could go lower because of what's happening around the world.

  • Greek Elections Had 'Best Possible Result'     Sunday, 17 Jun 2012 | 8:15 PM ET

    Kelvin Tay, Regional CIO, Southern APAC, UBS Wealth Management says although the Greece elections had the best possible outcome, uncertainties still remain over the country's bailout package and austerity measures.

  • Recent Rally Has 'Limited Legs'     Sunday, 17 Jun 2012 | 7:39 PM ET

    Michael McCormick, Director at Belvedere Share Managers, says that markets' patience with Europe is running out, and that their focus is on the European leaders' summit at the end of June. Unless the issues in Europe are truly resolved, the recent rally will be limited.

  • Big Question for Greece is What Now: Wilbur Ross Sunday, 17 Jun 2012 | 7:21 PM ET

    Wilbur Ross, the billionaire investor and Chairman of private equity firm, WL Ross & Co., says the real question facing Greece is what policies the new government will implement after the pro-bailout New Democracy party won the most votes in Sunday’s vote.

  • Dan Greenhaus, Chief Global Strategist, BTIG says that he is happy that global central banks have not intervened in the markets.

  • Greek Government Needs to Win Back Trust     Sunday, 17 Jun 2012 | 6:40 PM ET

    Sean Egan, Founding Principal, President & Managing Director, Egan-Jones Ratings Company says the Greek government needs to regain the trust of the people.

  • Pan-European Insurance Deposit System Needed     Sunday, 17 Jun 2012 | 6:21 PM ET

    Wilbur Ross of WL Ross & Co says the euro zone needs a Pan-European insurance deposit system regulated by the European Union.

  • What's Next for Greece After New Democracy Win? Sunday, 17 Jun 2012 | 3:50 PM ET

    New Democracy may have won the largest share of the vote in the Greek elections which have held markets in thrall for weeks — but leader Antonis Samaras is unlikely to be cracking open the ouzo quite yet.

  • Samaras to CNBC: Investors Should Be Reassured     Sunday, 17 Jun 2012 | 12:00 PM ET

    The leader of Greece's New Democracy party, which won the most number of votes in Sunday's election, tells CNBC Greece is anchored to the Euro.

  • The head of the European Central Bank and other euro zone leaders worked on Saturday on a grand vision for the euro zone meant to reassure investors and allies that flaws in the currency union will be addressed quickly.

  • Here's What Greece's Biggest Loss Might Be Saturday, 16 Jun 2012 | 12:59 PM ET

    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.

  • Banks' Fire Drill for Greece Election Saturday, 16 Jun 2012 | 7:25 AM ET

    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.

  • Ex-Europe?     Friday, 15 Jun 2012 | 7:41 PM ET

    What if investors didn't have to worry about Europe; how would stocks and the economy look? Don Luskin, Trend Macro, weighs in.

  • Currencies That Could Win in the Greek Election Friday, 15 Jun 2012 | 7:16 PM ET
    The Greek national flag is seen flying above the parliament building on Syntagma Square in Athens, Greece, on Thursday, Feb. 16, 2012.

    Ready for the Greek election this Sunday? Here are the currencies to watch.

  • How the Greece Elections Could Be a ‘Win-Win’ Friday, 15 Jun 2012 | 6:30 PM ET

    To "Mad Money" host Jim Cramer, the Greek elections will only bode well for the markets.

  • Samaras: Bailout Formula 'A Mistake'     Friday, 15 Jun 2012 | 4:00 PM ET

    Antonis Samaras says the upcoming Greek election is a choice between the drachma and the euro. CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports.

  • The Parthenon, illuminated at night, sits at the top of Acropolis hill in Athens, Greece, on Monday, Feb. 13, 2012.

    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.

  • That Swiss Franc Floor Is Getting Creaky Friday, 15 Jun 2012 | 3:01 PM ET

    As the euro zone crisis grinds on, the pressure on the Swiss franc's peg to the euro is intensifying.

  • Opa! Greek Wines Create Some Buzz Friday, 15 Jun 2012 | 2:48 PM ET
    Hillside Vineyard, Samos, Greece.

    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.

  • What's Next for the EU?     Friday, 15 Jun 2012 | 1:45 PM ET

    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."

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