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  • Draghi Alone Cannot Save the Euro Tuesday, 11 Sep 2012 | 7:54 PM ET
    Mario Draghi

    Last week’s decision by the European Central Bank to make unlimited purchases of government bonds in secondary markets was both necessary and bold. Mario Draghi, the ECB’s president, deserves credit for having obtained agreement for this controversial step, against the sole, albeit significant, opposition of Jens Weidmann, president of Germany’s redoubtable Bundesbank. It is a pity that the ECB did not do this before the crisis in sovereign debt reached Spain and Italy. Yet this delay is not surprising: eurozone policy makers have, perhaps inevitably, done too little, too late.The FT reports.

  • Banks Lead European Shares Up, Deutsche Bank Rallies Tuesday, 11 Sep 2012 | 12:45 PM ET

    European shares edged higher on Tuesday as Deutsche Bank led a rally among euro zone banks after it said it would not ask shareholders for more cash to strengthen its capital base.

  • Euro Will Not Collapse: Deutsche Bank Co-CEO Tuesday, 11 Sep 2012 | 12:01 PM ET
    Deutsche Bank

    Europe’s single currency zone is essential and will survive its current crisis, Anshu Jain, the co-CEO of Germany’s Deutsche Bank, told CNBC on Tuesday.

  • Bets on European Bonds Paying Off for Funds Tuesday, 11 Sep 2012 | 10:56 AM ET
    Euros

    When fear gripped the European markets in April, the money manager Robert Tipp decided to buy more Portuguese government bonds. He figured that European officials wouldn’t let the country turn into another Greece.

  • How to Trade the Fed's Next Likely Move Tuesday, 11 Sep 2012 | 8:52 AM ET
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    Ready for a news-driven week in currencies? This strategist has a trading plan.

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    Hope for a court ruling lifts the euro, and Oscar Mayer plans to barter with bacon — it's time for your FX Fix.

  • Recovery Needs More Than Just Low Rates Tuesday, 11 Sep 2012 | 3:45 AM ET
    European Union flags in front of European Commission headquarter in Brussels, Belgium.

    There is a legendary quote from the movie Top Gun when the commanding officer berates one of his ace pilots with the line: "Son, your ego is writing checks your body can't cash."

  • As Low Rates Depress Savers, Governments Reap Benefits Tuesday, 11 Sep 2012 | 2:38 AM ET
    Savings

    A consumer complaint is ricocheting around the world: low interest rates are eating away at savings, the New York Times reports.

  • Reality Confronts Idealism at Summer Davos Tuesday, 11 Sep 2012 | 2:26 AM ET
    People walk past signage for the World Economic Forum Meeting of New Champions in Tianjin, China.

    Like the persistent haze over the Chinese city of Tianjin's skyline, fears for the state of the global economy are looming over the World Economic Forum's Annual Meeting of New Champions in China.

  • Mayor Outshines PM at Medal Parade Tuesday, 11 Sep 2012 | 2:14 AM ET
    Boris Johnson

    Boris Johnson stole the show from David Cameron with a barnstorming speech at Mondays’ parade celebrating the sporting achievements of Britain’s Olympians and Paralympians, the FT reports.

  • Last Call: Steve Wynn's Win Tuesday, 11 Sep 2012 | 1:08 AM ET
    Wynn Resorts Chairman and CEO Steve Wynn smiles during a news conference.

    Steve Wynn wins $20 million from Girls Gone Wild Joe Francis; GoDaddy suffers a denial of service attack; another Zynga departure and Moody’s cuts Panasonic debt rating.

  • Europe Stocks Better Value Than US: Strategist Tuesday, 11 Sep 2012 | 1:07 AM ET
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    Investors should be looking at European stocks for value and returns despite the higher risk associated with the region and overlook U.S. stocks, according to Peter Toogood, Director of Investment at Old Broad Street Research.

  • ECB Bond-Buying to Have Collective Action Clauses

    David Kotok, Chairman and Chief Investment Officer, Cumberland Advisors says the ECB agreed to buy season bonds because when the ESM kicks in all bonds will be issued with the same collective action clauses in the Euro Zone.

  • The King of Commodity Currencies Monday, 10 Sep 2012 | 4:33 PM ET
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    The Australian dollar's prospects are brighter than many think, this strategist says - but there's a better game in town.

  • How to Play Europe   Monday, 10 Sep 2012 | 1:30 PM ET
    How to Play Europe

    Andrew Slimmon, Morgan Stanley portfolio manager, explains why he is bullish on Europe now.

  • European Shares Close Lower Ahead of Key Week Monday, 10 Sep 2012 | 11:33 AM ET

    European shares closed lower on Monday ahead of a week of decisive political events in Europe and the Federal Reserve’s key meeting this week.

  • Euro Slips, Japan Slows, Iranian Rial Slides Monday, 10 Sep 2012 | 7:55 AM ET
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    Japan is slowing and Italy talks tough — it's time for your FX Fix.

  • EU Banks Face Ringfence on Trading Assets Monday, 10 Sep 2012 | 2:29 AM ET
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    Europe’s big banks could be forced to ringfence trading assets under a plan emerging as the consensus recommendation of an EU-wide review of the structure of banking, the FT reports.

  • Questions Raised Over Glasenberg U-Turn Monday, 10 Sep 2012 | 2:00 AM ET
    The Glencore logo seen in front of the Swiss commodities giant's headquarters in Baar.

    Ivan Glasenberg had argued for months that his offer for Xstrata of 2.8 Glencore shares for each of the London-listed miner's was 'generous', now questions have been raised over his climbdown, the FT reports.

  • ‘Lead or Leave Euro’, Soros Tells Germany Sunday, 9 Sep 2012 | 7:41 PM ET
    George Soros

    George Soros has issued a passionate plea to the German government to lead the eurozone out of recession by boosting growth, creating a joint fiscal authority and guaranteeing common bonds, or itself leave the currency union to save the future of Europe. The FT reports.

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