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  • Airbus Spreads Its Wings in Alabama Monday, 2 Jul 2012 | 11:59 AM ET
    The flight deck of Emirates Airbus A380

    Airbus, the European commercial airplane giant, is spreading its wings further into the U.S. with a new final assembly plant in Mobile, Alabama.

  • Euro Recedes as Central Bank Meeting Looms Monday, 2 Jul 2012 | 8:23 AM ET

    Summit euphoria ebbs and central bank confabs await — it's time for your FX Fix.

  • Private Equity's Take on the Economy  Monday, 2 Jul 2012 | 8:03 AM ET

    Is the U.S. economy treading water?" Rodger Krouse, Sun Capital Partners co-CEO, provides perspective on the state of the U.S. and global economy.

  • Global Markets Update: 'Beyond Berlin'  Monday, 2 Jul 2012 | 6:10 AM ET

    CNBC's Kelly Evans reports on all the market moving events from Europe, including a look at European stocks reaching two-month highs, drawing support from policy measures to battle the euro zone crisis.

  • Poland’s Growth Defies Euro Zone Crisis Monday, 2 Jul 2012 | 2:37 AM ET
    Castle Square in Warsaw old town, 30th July 2010. (Photo by Luis Davilla/Cover/Getty Images)

    As EU leaders scramble to save the euro zone and cobble together policies to restore growth, Poland is solidifying its position as the union’s fastest growing economy, the Financial Times reports.

  • Esma Probes Agencies’ Views on Banks Monday, 2 Jul 2012 | 2:01 AM ET

    The pan-European markets regulator has launched a probe into the way the big three credit rating agencies evaluate banks to determine if the process is sufficiently rigorous and transparent, the Financial Times reports.

  • Gilts Face Disruption During Olympics Too Monday, 2 Jul 2012 | 1:32 AM ET
    A detailed view of the prototype design of the new golden Olympic torch during its unveiling at St Pancras Station on June 8, 2011 in London, England. 8,000 torchbearers will carry the Olympic Flame around the UK during the 70-day relay, which starts at Land's End in Cornwall on May 19, 2012.

    As London braces itself for feared transport congestion when the Olympic Games start this month, the disruption looks set to hit an unexpected victim: the government bond market, the Financial Times reports.

  • Simon Robinson, Director at Raven Capital and Simon Warner, Head of Macro Markets at AMP Capital say expectations of portfolio returns must be adjusted for lower levels of growth.

  • Euro's Downfall Inevitable Without Funding Plan  Sunday, 1 Jul 2012 | 10:40 PM ET

    Adam Gilmour, Head FX and Derivatives Sales at Citi Asia Pacific predicts the Euro will return to bearish levels until euro zone officials release more concrete funding details.

  • ESM's Firepower Is Insufficient  Sunday, 1 Jul 2012 | 8:10 PM ET

    Steve Brice, Chief Investment Strategist, Standard Chartered says the deal with Spain and Italy at the EU summit is "good" but not a game-changer. Markets are now looking for aggressive action from the ECB.

  • Global Markets Moved Too Quickly on EU News  Sunday, 1 Jul 2012 | 6:20 PM ET

    Timothy Riddell, Head of Global Markets Research, Asia, ANZ says the sharp moves in global markets on the back of the EU deal have been too quick.

  • Barclays Ignored Warnings on Rate Rigging Saturday, 30 Jun 2012 | 6:21 AM ET
    Bob Diamond

    Barclays failed to act on three separate warnings between 2007 and 2008 about conflicts of interest and “patently false” submissions by its staff to the panel which sets Libor rates. The FT reports.

  • What to Expect From the European Central Bank Friday, 29 Jun 2012 | 8:10 PM ET
    European Central Bank

    With the European Union summit behind us, investors are focusing on what the European Central Bank will do next.

  • Romney's Game-Changer?  Friday, 29 Jun 2012 | 7:57 PM ET

    Obamacare is a court-sanctioned tax mandate against all Americans, but is it Mitt Romney's new game-changing opportunity? CNBC contributor Jared Bernstein and Chris Edwards of Cato Institute, share their opinions.

  • IRS Assault?  Friday, 29 Jun 2012 | 7:47 PM ET

    There is a report that thousands of new agents will be hired to bust down doors to hunt for Obamacare tax. Mark Matthews, former IRS Deputy Commissioner, offers insight.

  • 24 Hours After Health-Care Ruling  Friday, 29 Jun 2012 | 7:36 PM ET

    CNBC's John Harwood reports on the outstanding wave of donations to Mitt Romney's campaign since the health-care ruling yesterday; and Jonathan Cowan, Third Way; Todd Schnitt, The Schnitt Show; and Mark Simone, WABC radio talk show host, weigh in.

  • Colorado Fires Turn Deadly  Friday, 29 Jun 2012 | 7:25 PM ET

    The Colorado Springs fire is 25 percent contained, and Peter Madoff pleaded guilty to crimes that allowed his brother Bernie to run his ponzi scheme, reports CNBC's Brian Shactman. The Weather Channel's Chris Warren also reports on historic heat across the United States.

  • Do Markets Have It Wrong?  Friday, 29 Jun 2012 | 7:19 PM ET

    The markets are soaring on European euphoria, but is a rough landing ahead since the health-care ruling? Benjamin Sasse, former U.S. Health & Human Services assistant secretary, weighs in. "This is a closer outcome to the disaster outcome, of yesterday, than the markets are understanding," says Sasse.

  • What's Next for Europe?  Friday, 29 Jun 2012 | 7:15 PM ET

    A surprise agreement announced by the European leaders to help the region's struggling banks, with Jeffrey Frankel, Harvard University professor and National Bureau of Economic Research director.

  • First Half of Year Out With a Bang!  Friday, 29 Jun 2012 | 7:00 PM ET

    CNBC's Brian Shactman reports on today's market rally; and Stephen Weiss of Short Hills Capital and Zachary Karabell of River Twice Research, provide their perspective on the state of the markets.

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