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  • Where Will Spain's Loan Come From?     Tuesday, 12 Jun 2012 | 4:00 AM ET

    James Ferguson, head of strategy at Westhouse Securities, joined CNBC to discuss where Spain's bailout funds are likely to come from and the potential impact on Spanish bondholders.

  • Italy Next in Line for Bailout: Market Pro Tuesday, 12 Jun 2012 | 3:57 AM ET

    Italy is next in line for a bailout following Spain’s request for aid to help recapitalize its banks, Michael Gurka, Managing Director of Spectrum Asset Management, told CNBC on Monday.

  • EU's Ridiculous Bailouts Must Stop: Pro     Tuesday, 12 Jun 2012 | 2:00 AM ET

    "The idea that taxpayers should backstop failed private risk after it has failed in banks is ridiculous," Declan Ganley, chairman of Rivada Networks, told CNBC.

  • Greek Kingmaker: Syriza Must Back Bailout     Tuesday, 12 Jun 2012 | 1:00 AM ET

    Fotis Kouvelis, leader of Greece's Democratic Left party and potential kingmaker in the upcoming election, told CNBC he will form a government with Syriza only if it agrees to work with the EU bailout.

  • Spain Bailout Won't Solve Crisis: Analyst     Tuesday, 12 Jun 2012 | 1:00 AM ET

    "Creating liquidity can be part of the solution, but on its own it is not enough. There is substantial uncertainty in the euro zone... Markets doubt the commitment of the core to fund the periphery, and also the periphery's commitment to reform," Thanos Vamvakidis, head of European G10 FX strategy at Bank of America Merrill Lynch Global Research, told CNBC.

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    Apple unveils their newest offerings including new MacBook Pro, maps app, Siri for iPad; the market relief over a Spain bank bailout was short-lived; NetJets expands the fleet; family median income falls to levels not seen since 1992.

  • Earned in the U.S.A.     Tuesday, 12 Jun 2012 | 12:00 AM ET

    Worried about your euro zone risk? CNBC's Brian Sullivan reveals companies that get 100% of their revenues from the United States. Bonus: many even pay solid dividends.

  • What will happen in other euro zone countries if the Greeks elect a government that won't implement austerity measures? CNBC's Simon Hobbs reveals the dramatic financial shockwaves that could rumble throughout Europe.

  • Monday’s disappointing market reception to the bailout package for Spanish banks is a reminder to European policymakers of something that is more than familiar to veteran sovereign crisis managers in emerging countries: The greater the erosion of policymaking credibility, the harder it is to get the private sector to buy into your plans.

  • US Institutional Exposure to Asia Still Low     Monday, 11 Jun 2012 | 8:43 PM ET

    Dean Winterton, Global Head of Institutional Business, Eastspring investments says that U.S. institutional exposure to Asia is still low and that provides good opportunities for the firm to be an advisor to institutions looking to the region.

  • Barroso Pushes EU Banking Union Monday, 11 Jun 2012 | 7:45 PM ET
    Jose Manuel Durao Barroso, President of the European Commission

    All 27 EU countries should submit their big banks to a single cross-border supervisor as part of a banking union to be enacted as soon as next year, the president of the European Commission has urged. The Financial Times reports.

  • Hard to Take Long Positions in the Euro     Monday, 11 Jun 2012 | 7:32 PM ET

    Sean Callow, Senior Currency Strategist at Westpac Bank says that it is hard to make long calls on the Euro now. Short-term bounce-backs haven't been sustained, he said.

  • Markets Got You In A Fizzy?     Monday, 11 Jun 2012 | 6:25 PM ET

    Mad Money host Jim Cramer discusses why there's more reward to owning PepsiCo right now over Coca-Cola.

  • Capital Injection Is Good for Spain     Monday, 11 Jun 2012 | 6:14 PM ET

    Larry Kantor, Head of Research, Barclays says that capital injection into Spain's banks is a good thing for the country and that letting its lenders go bankrupt would be dangerous for the EU.

  • Neel Kashkari, Pimco head of global equities, discusses the latest rescue efforts aimed at the Spanish banks. "More action is better than less action, but it is not even close to being a solution to either Spain or the euro zone," says Kashkari.

  • Anatomy of a Euro Exit     Monday, 11 Jun 2012 | 4:40 PM ET

    CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera explains how Greece would actually exit the euro and go back to the drachma.

  • The Bailout Investors Didn't Like...     Monday, 11 Jun 2012 | 4:00 PM ET

    Discussing why the markets didn't react well to news of Spanish bailout, with Jim Bianco, Bianco Research; Gene Peroni, Advisors Asset Mgmt.; and Margie Patel, Wells Fargo Funds Mgmt.

  • Party Time In Europe? Not So Much Monday, 11 Jun 2012 | 2:31 PM ET

    When Spain got an aid package for its ailing banks, currency investors celebrated with a risk rally. This strategist is skeptical.

  • Euro Turnaround?     Monday, 11 Jun 2012 | 2:00 PM ET

    Joseph Wambia, Wambia Capital CEO, explains why Europe is headed in a positive direction.

  • How to Leave the Euro: A Guide (Part I) Monday, 11 Jun 2012 | 1:45 PM ET

    In a four part series, we’ll explain how to get out of the monetary union, how to launch your own currency, and what obstacles you’re likely to encounter along the way.

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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.