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  • Traders work at a Knight Capital Group Inc. post on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Knight Capital Group Inc., struggling to stay afloat after a trading error spurred a $440 million loss.

    As a torrent of faulty trades spewed from a trading program, no one at Knight Capital could stop them. The New York Times reports.

  • Week Ahead: No News May Be Good News for Stocks Friday, 3 Aug 2012 | 8:01 PM ET

    Coming off a week "full of event risk," as one pro put it, the week ahead is relatively light. If Europe can hold it together, this market may just keep pushing higher.

  • The European Central Bank Delivered...Really Friday, 3 Aug 2012 | 3:11 PM ET
    European Central Bank

    The European Central Bank offered key concessions on Thursday, this strategist says. 

  • Euro-Dollar Parity Could Happen: Strategist Friday, 3 Aug 2012 | 12:58 PM ET
    European Central Bank President Mario Draghi testifies before the European Parliament's economic affairs committee in his role as the head of the European Systemic Risk Board on May 31, 2012 in Brussels.

    If piecemeal responses to the European crisis continue, this strategist says watch out for falling euros.

  • Where the Wall Street Companies Are Moving Friday, 3 Aug 2012 | 11:48 AM ET
    On July 1,  published an  called “Financial Giants Are Moving Jobs Off Wall Street.” It detailed an emerging trend in which major Wall Street companies are taking swaths of on-site mid-level jobs and relocating them to less expensive locations in the U.S. This phenomenon is known as “near-shoring.”It’s easy to understand the rationale. The terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, the financial crisis of 2008 and the Dodd–Frank Act of 2010 had a cumulative effect on many of these companies’ bottom li

    Which locations have Wall Street companies chosen for their mid-level operations? Read ahead to find out.

  • When Will the Economy Rebound?  Friday, 3 Aug 2012 | 8:57 AM ET

    Mark Zandi, Moody's Analytics, and Diane Swonk, Mesirow Financial, discuss how fiscal issues, European debt woes and weak jobs data are impact the U.S. economic recovery.

  • Saving the Global Economy  Friday, 3 Aug 2012 | 8:15 AM ET

    Mark Grant, Southwest Securities, discusses whether the European Central Bank will be able to save the euro zone, with Diane Swonk, Mesirow Financial chief economist and CNBC's Steve Liesman.

  • Dollar Slips, Euro Steadies, Payrolls Await Friday, 3 Aug 2012 | 8:04 AM ET

    All eyes are on nonfarm payrolls and the dollar is slipping — it's time for your FX Fix.

  • Market Outlook: What a Draghi!  Friday, 3 Aug 2012 | 7:44 AM ET

    Norm Ornstein, AEI resident scholar, talks about the outlook on U.S. markets, as Europe's financial woes and voter uncertainty takes its toll on investor confidence, with Diane Swonk, Mesirow Financial chief economist.

  • Jobs! The Number of the Morning  Friday, 3 Aug 2012 | 7:17 AM ET

    Diane Swonk, Mesirow Financial chief economist, explains why today's jobs number is so important and whether the U.S. economy is at considerable risk for stalling.

  • Global Markets Update: Stocks Head Higher  Friday, 3 Aug 2012 | 6:08 AM ET

    CNBC's Kelly Evans reports on all the market moving events from Europe, as investors await jobs data from the U.S.

  • Axa CEO Sees Bumpy Economic Recovery, Earnings Down Friday, 3 Aug 2012 | 3:08 AM ET

    Europe’s second-biggest insurance company posted disappointing earnings for the first six months of 2012 but the company’s growth prospects were stable , Henri de Castries, chief executive and chairman of AXA, told CNBC.

  • The surge in grain prices amid the worst drought in the U.S. in more than half a century, has led to livestock farmers demanding the Obama administration reduce or temporarily cancel a federal mandate, which requires part of the corn crop be set aside to produce ethanol for blending into cleaner-burning gasoline.

  • Still Room to Short the Euro: Pro  Thursday, 2 Aug 2012 | 9:04 PM ET

    Richard Harris, Chief Executive, Port Shelter Investment Management thinks there is some room to short the euro and that he will be extremely surprised if it goes below parity.

  • Spain Won't Need a Bailout: Cospedal  Thursday, 2 Aug 2012 | 7:00 PM ET

    In an exclusive interview with CNBC, Maria Dolores de Cospedal, president of the Spanish region of Castilla-La Mancha, explained why her country will manage without a EU bailout.

  • Draghi's Master Plan to Save the Euro Thursday, 2 Aug 2012 | 3:50 PM ET
    European Central Bank

    The European Central Bank President’s end game is to very publicly — and very precisely — define single markets on to which the central bank will unleash unlimited firepower in the explicit name of saving the single currency.

  • ECB's 'Promises' Leave Investors Cold Thursday, 2 Aug 2012 | 3:00 PM ET

    Today's inaction by the European Central Bank was doubly disappointing because it had built up expectations.

  • How to Trade the Euro Now Thursday, 2 Aug 2012 | 2:18 PM ET
    Euro coin in front of the giant symbol of the Euro outside the headquarters of the European Central Bank.

    The European Central Bank's non-action is giving this strategist a trading plan.

  • Impatient for action, investors immediately sold stocks and the euro, and moved into safe-haven bonds after the European Central Bank failed to deliver an immediate stimulus program Thursday morning.

  • Cashin on Draghi's 'Empty Platter' Plan  Thursday, 2 Aug 2012 | 11:40 AM ET

    CNBC's Bob Pisani and Art Cashin, of UBS, discuss the lack of clarity in the ECB's plan to help the struggling euro zone countries.

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