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    Lingering concern over the sustainability of high Spanish borrowing costs may limit further gains in the oil market despite heightened tensions in the Middle East, according to CNBC's weekly survey of oil market sentiment.

  • European Equity Markets to See Upside: Pro   Sunday, 22 Jul 2012 | 9:15 PM ET
    European Equity Markets to See Upside: Pro

    Andrew Economos, MD & Head of Sovereign & Institutional Strategy Asia, JP Morgan Asset Management explains why he is bullish on the equity markets.

  • Europe Will Not Implode   Sunday, 22 Jul 2012 | 7:20 PM ET
    Europe Will Not Implode

    Anthony Scaramucci, Managing Partner at SkyBridge Capital believes the Europeans will mutualize their losses. He expects to see integration and fiscal unity in the euro zone in 2-3 years.

  • The Week Ahead: Watch for US Data   Sunday, 22 Jul 2012 | 6:50 PM ET
    The Week Ahead: Watch for US Data

    Laura Fitzsimmons, VP, Futures & Options at JPMorgan Investment Bank says markets will be watching data from the U.S. this week.

  • Euro to Weaken to 1.20   Sunday, 22 Jul 2012 | 6:35 PM ET
    Euro to Weaken to 1.20

    John Horner, FX Strategist at Deutsche Bank says the euro is heading to about 1.20 against the U.S. dollar but the strength in the greenback may not be sustainable, especially if the Fed embarks on quantitative easing.

  • Spain May Lose Access to Capital Markets in 2 Months

    Laura Fitzsimmons, VP, Futures & Options at JPMorgan Investment Bank says that Spain could lose capital market access in 1-2 months, if Moody's downgrades the nation's credit rating.

  • What the Pain in Spain Will Do to Euro Friday, 20 Jul 2012 | 4:40 PM ET

    A bailout for Spain may be "only a matter of time," this strategist says, and that's bad news for the euro.

  • Closing Countdown: Stocks Slump Today   Friday, 20 Jul 2012 | 3:58 PM ET
    Closing Countdown: Stocks Slump Today

    Discussing the major catalysts weighing on the stock market, with Alan Valdes, DME Securities, and David Darst, Morgan Stanley Smith Barney.

  • Stay In Domestic Plays?   Friday, 20 Jul 2012 | 2:17 PM ET
    Stay In Domestic Plays?

    Discussing the state of the global markets and where investors can find profits now, with Ken Kamen, Mercadien Asset Management, and Andre Julian, Trade Aviator, share their opinions.

  • Preparing for the Fiscal Cliff   Friday, 20 Jul 2012 | 1:43 PM ET
    Preparing for the Fiscal Cliff

    Stocks are sliding as the crisis in Europe deepens, and the looming fiscal cliff weighs on investors' minds. Katie Nixon of Northern Trust, offers insight.

  • Libor Scandal Shows Many Flaws in Rate-Setting Friday, 20 Jul 2012 | 10:35 AM ET
    A woman leaves a branch of Barclays Bank in central London, Monday, April 23, 2007. ABN Amro NV and Barclays PLC announced Monday they have agreed to merge, in the largest cross-border combination in European banking history. (AP Photo/Sang Tan)

    The flaws in the rate-setting process have been exposed by the latest banking scandal. Regulators around the world are investigating whether big banks gamed the rates for their own benefit before and after the financial crisis, the New York Times reports.

  • Euro Zone Approves Spanish Banks Bailout   Friday, 20 Jul 2012 | 8:32 AM ET
    Euro Zone Approves Spanish Banks Bailout

    CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports the latest details on an EU agreement to bailout Spanish banks, while shutting down some small unsustainable financial institutions.

  • Euro Slips, Investors Reach for Yield Friday, 20 Jul 2012 | 8:15 AM ET

    Aid to Spain leaves the euro in pain and commodity prices lift the loonie - it's time for your Friday FX Fix.

  • Global Markets Update: European Shares Trim Gains

    CNBC's Kelly Evans reports European markets are trading lower, despite hopes of further quantitative easing from the Fed and a slew of strong earnings.

  • Tax to Double for French With 4 Million Euros Assets Friday, 20 Jul 2012 | 4:12 AM ET

    French residents with assets valued above 4 million euros ($4.9 million) will pay more than double what they had expected in wealth taxes this year, after the country’s parliament voted through an emergency measure to raise €2.3bn for the cash-strapped government, the Financial Times reports.

  • World Braced for New Food Crisis Friday, 20 Jul 2012 | 3:46 AM ET

    The world is facing a new food crisis as the worst US drought in more than 50 years pushes agricultural commodity prices to record highs.

  • Sweden Is Hot, Hot, Hot: Strategists Friday, 20 Jul 2012 | 3:11 AM ET

    Don't look now, but the Swedish krona is on a bit of a tear.

  • Germany, Italy and Spain to the Rescue? Nope Friday, 20 Jul 2012 | 2:50 AM ET
    E.U. Flags

    As European governments pass key measures, the crisis only worsens, the Global Post reports.

  • Tea Party activists gather on Capitol Hill for a 'Hold the Line' rally on June 27 in Washington, DC. With the debt limit impasse reaching a critical juncture, activists from all sides of the debate are reaching out to members of the U.S. Congress and pressuring them to make a decision.

    In a shift from last summer's debt-ceiling standoff, tea party conservatives now aim to be seen as avoiding a government shutdown, even if it means accepting a higher level of FY 2013 spending, the Christian Science Monitor reports.

  • Last Call: Yahoo Tweaks Background Check Language Thursday, 19 Jul 2012 | 11:52 PM ET

    Earnings season continues with Google beating, Microsoft topping and Chipotle missing. Kayak prices its IPO above expectations at $26 and new Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer will be well compensated.

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Europe Video

  • ETX to buy Alpari's client list

    Online trading company ETX is set to buy the entire client list of foreign exchange broker, Alpari. Joe Rundle, head of trading at ETX Capital, discusses further.

  • India: Open for business?

    India's stocks and currency have performed strongly recently thanks, in part, to new business-friendly policies. Ashish Chauhan, Managing Director and CEO of the Bombay Stock Exchange, discusses how this has reflected in stock listings.

  • Europe slumps as oil climbs; Airlines fall

    European equities closed sharply lower on Thursday following a selloff in the U.S. Wednesday and a lackluster lead from Asia.