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  • Better Days Ahead for the Dollar? Monday, 1 Oct 2012 | 1:16 PM ET
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    Currency investors got frisky in the third quarter and risk currencies rose, but this strategist senses a mood shift.

  • European Shares Extend Rally   Monday, 1 Oct 2012 | 11:30 AM ET
    European Shares Extend Rally

    CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports EU stocks moved higher on Monday as concerns over Spanish banks eased, and CNBC's Mary Thompson has the details on American Expressed ordered to refund $85 million to consumers. Also, Gary Kaminsky, weighs in on the cause and effects of quantitative easing.

  • Stock Market May Be Headed for Rude Shock Monday, 1 Oct 2012 | 10:30 AM ET
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    For the last three months, investors have been ignoring the weak economic backdrop and plowing money into stocks.

  • Global Markets Update: Spain Caution Persists   Monday, 1 Oct 2012 | 6:11 AM ET
    Global Markets Update: Spain Caution Persists

    CNBC's Ross Westgate reports on all the market moving events from Europe, including whether Moody's will downgrade the country's credit rating to junk status.

  • Protestors wear gas masks as they advance down a street during clashes with riot police officers near Syntagma square during a 24-hour labour strike September 26, 2012 in Athens. Today marks Greece's first big anti-austerity strike since the coalition government took power in June.

    The differences in approach could not be more distinct — or telling. Fresh austerity measures were announced last week by Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy of Spain. Two of the most economically distraught countries in the euro zone, Greece and Spain, mapped out additional budget cuts last week, the New York Times reports.

  • Financial Services Groups Cut 9,000 Jobs Monday, 1 Oct 2012 | 1:53 AM ET
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    The financial services sector has cut 9,000 jobs over the past three months as business volumes and profitability fell for the first time in more than three years, the CBI employers’ group and PwC have reported, the  Financial Times reports.

  • European markets are set to extend losses on Monday as investor concerns turn to Spanish bank recapitalization needs and a possible downgrade to the country’s credit rating.

  • Is Rajoy Lost in Spain?   Sunday, 30 Sep 2012 | 6:30 PM ET
    Is Rajoy Lost in Spain?

    Moorad Choudhry, Treasurer, Head of Treasury, Corporate Banking Division, Royal Bank of Scotland says that in the short term, his worry is more about whether Madrid can take control of its debt situation, rather than whether a province will secede.

  • Spain's Pain Could Last Another 10 Years   Sunday, 30 Sep 2012 | 6:10 PM ET
    Spain's Pain Could Last Another 10 Years

    Clifford Bennett, Chief Economist, Orb Global Investments, says that Spain's sovereign debt challenges could last another 10 to 15 years.

  • Global Regulators Follow UK’s Libor Lead Saturday, 29 Sep 2012 | 1:00 AM ET
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    The UK’s plan to reform the world’s most important lending rate will guide a global drive towards more transparent and reliable pricing for everything from home mortgages and gold to heating oil, regulators said on Friday. The FT reports.

  • Copenhagen, Denmark.

    At a time when the world's attention is nervously focused on the European economy, there is a bright spot worth noting, and it can be found in Denmark.

  • How to Trade the Euro's Dip Friday, 28 Sep 2012 | 2:32 PM ET
    Traders work in the ten-year U.S. Treasury Note options pit at the Chicago Board of Trade in Chicago, Illinois, U.S.

    The stress test for Spanish banks wasn't pretty, but this strategist sees a buying opportunity.

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    The Federal Reserve’s latest round of monetary stimulus could be disastrous to the US economy, claimed Albert Edwards, strategist at Societe General, who also sees future US economic difficulties taking their toll on global equity markets.

  • Euro Gets a Lift, Pound Takes a Hit Friday, 28 Sep 2012 | 8:04 AM ET
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    Spain's crisis budget lifts the euro and the Japanese go shopping — it's time for your FX Fix.

  • Junk Bond Investors Eye 'Fallen Angels' Friday, 28 Sep 2012 | 2:35 AM ET
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    For many investors the possible downgrade of Spain’s debt to junk status by Moody’s next week is just another looming risk that threatens to disrupt the recent rally in risky assets, the Financial Times reports.

  • Greek Parliament

    The London real estate market was abuzz. A wealthy Greek banker wanted to spend up to £60 million (nearly $100 million) for a home, and was in a hurry to make a deal. Evangelos Meimarakis, the president of the Greek Parliament, is among the more than 30 Greek politicians under investigation for possible tax evasion and the illegal accumulation of wealth, the New York Times reports.

  • UK Fears French BAE-EADS Stake Push Thursday, 27 Sep 2012 | 10:16 PM ET
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    France is pushing for its government to hold a large stake in the €34 billion defense and aerospace group to be created by combining pan-European EADS and BAE of the UK, raising concerns in London that such a demand would threaten the deal. The FT reports.

  • Will Stocks Have a Strong 4th Quarter? Thursday, 27 Sep 2012 | 7:13 PM ET
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    If you ask “Mad Money” host Jim Cramer, it depends.

  • Market Solutions Ahead? Hormats Weighs In   Thursday, 27 Sep 2012 | 4:34 PM ET
    Market Solutions Ahead? Hormats Weighs In

    Robert Hormats, Under Secretary of State for economic growth discusses the European crisis, the anti-austerity protests in Spain, and President Obama's role in U.S. economic growth. "I think President Obama has made a major effort to reduce the budget deficit and also to invest in the future of the U.S.," he says.

  • European Shares End Higher After Spain Budget Report Thursday, 27 Sep 2012 | 11:49 AM ET

    European shares ended higher Thursday, lifted by expectations for economic stimulus in China, and as the Spanish government held an eagerly-awaited news conference on the 2013 budget and on economic reforms.

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