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  • Shares in French retail giant Carrefour have a very low valuation and represent a good long-term investment opportunity thanks to recent management changes and growth in markets outside France, Scott Evans, co-head of equity research at Espirito Santo Investment Bank, told CNBC.

  • Germans Put Their Wealth Into Property Wednesday, 13 Jun 2012 | 3:30 AM ET

    Looking for the ideal shelter from the euro zone crisis? Germans think they know where to find it, the Financial Times reports.

  • Bailout in Spain Leaves Taxpayers Liable for the Cost Wednesday, 13 Jun 2012 | 2:59 AM ET
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    Investors have apparently concluded that the rescue is potentially a much better deal for the banks and their shareholders than for the government, its taxpayers and bondholders, the NY Times reports.

  • Protests Are Looking Permanent in Russia Wednesday, 13 Jun 2012 | 2:45 AM ET
    Moscow riot police detain an activist during an unsacnctioned anti-Putin opposition rally at the Pushkin Square March 5, 2012 in central Moscow, Russia.

    Tens of thousands of protesters marched through the streets of downtown Moscow Tuesday in a show of opposition force which is the clearest indication yet that the pro-democracy movement brought to life by widespread perceptions of electoral fraud last December has become a permanent feature of Russia's political landscape, the Christian Science Monitor reports.

  • Looking to Add European Assets: First Eastern Chairman Wednesday, 13 Jun 2012 | 2:07 AM ET

    Victor Chu, the Chairman of Hong Kong based private equity firm, First Eastern Investment Group said he’s looking to add more European assets that may be trading at fire-sale prices because of the region’s debt crisis.

  • Osborne Risks the Wrath of Merkel Wednesday, 13 Jun 2012 | 1:04 AM ET

    A Greek exit from the euro zone may be the price that has to be paid to persuade Germany to save the single currency, George Osborne, said on Tuesday. The FT reports.

  • A New Form Of European Union Tuesday, 12 Jun 2012 | 11:44 PM ET
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    Crisis-hit states cannot return to external and internal balance without higher spending and inflation in the core, writes the Financial Times' Martin Wolf.

  • Worried About Europe? Invest In These Stocks Instead Tuesday, 12 Jun 2012 | 8:36 PM ET
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    There are plenty of stocks that are performing well despite Europe’s debt crisis, Cramer said.

  • Europe Cannot Let Spain or Italy Fail     Tuesday, 12 Jun 2012 | 8:10 PM ET

    Eswar Prasad, Senior Professor of Trade Policy, Cornell University and Senior Fellow, Brookings Institute says that Europe cannot let major economies like Italy or Spain, or a periphery economy like Portugal fail.

  • Major Averages Rise More than 1%     Tuesday, 12 Jun 2012 | 7:30 PM ET

    CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports on how the Spanish bailout package has impacted the European crisis; and David Goldman, Macro-Strategy president; Mike Holland, Holland & Company chairman; and Michael Farr, Farr, Miller & Washington president, discuss the ongoing euro zone uncertainty.

  • Hans Timmer, Director, Economics Prospects Group, World Bank says developing countries will be vulnerable if there's another global financial crisis because their financial positions are now as strong as they were in 2007.

  • Cramer: Forget the Rumors Driving the Market Tuesday, 12 Jun 2012 | 7:08 PM ET
    Jim Cramer

    And consider investing in these stocks instead.

  • India Has Been Managing Debt "Very Well"     Tuesday, 12 Jun 2012 | 6:52 PM ET

    Sean Egan, Founding Partner and President, Egan-Jones Ratings says that India has been managing its debt "very well", especially when compared to other countries.

  • Risky to be Short-Term Trader     Tuesday, 12 Jun 2012 | 6:35 PM ET

    David Dietze, President and Chief Investment Strategist at Point View Wealth Management says it's very risky to be a short-term trader now. Instead, there are some great opportunities now for long-term investors.

  • Euro Zone Needs Euro Bonds     Tuesday, 12 Jun 2012 | 6:20 PM ET

    Diane Swonk, Chief Economist & Senior Managing Director, Mesirow Financial says that the euro zone needs to move in the direction of euro bonds.

  • Tips For Trading Euro Turmoil Tuesday, 12 Jun 2012 | 4:49 PM ET
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    Aid to Spain lifted the euro, Italy is weighing it down, and plenty of traders are flummoxed — but not this one.

  • Jim Rogers: Let Spain, Greece Go Bankrupt     Tuesday, 12 Jun 2012 | 3:12 PM ET

    Jim Rogers, Rogers Holdings chairman, offers insight on bailouts in Europe and why they won't work. He also shares his view on the U.S. economy.

  • Italy: Next Big Worry?     Tuesday, 12 Jun 2012 | 1:55 PM ET

    CNBC's Bob Pisani, John Carney and Sue Herera discuss whether Italy is the next shoe to drop in the European debt mess.

  • Why Bailout in Spain Won't Work: Sorkin     Tuesday, 12 Jun 2012 | 1:00 PM ET

    CNBC's Andrew Ross Sorkin explains why the bailout in Spain won't solve its problems.

  • "A rumor without a leg to stand on will find some other way to get around," says Art Cashin of UBS, discussing whether Germany will bailout the rest of Europe, with CNBC's Bob Pisani.

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