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  • Portfolio Manager on Playing Defense     Tuesday, 27 Mar 2012 | 4:30 PM ET

    Chip Reed, of Eaton Vance, explains how he is positioning his portfolio ahead of Q2. He also shares his favorite stocks, with CNBC's Maria Bartiromo.

  • Why QE3 Is Not Off the Table     Tuesday, 27 Mar 2012 | 6:33 AM ET

    The Fed is still at a point in the cycle where the balance of risks are to an economy that slows so they will not normalize rates, says CNBC's John Brady, R.J. O'Brien.

  • Will Political Risk Derail World Economic Growth? Monday, 26 Mar 2012 | 2:27 AM ET
    World in Hand

    In a tentative recovery, everyone’s looking for the next nasty that could spring up and derail growth next — the answer is political risk... All over the world.

  • European markets are closing marginally in positive territory, reports CNBC's Mandy Drury, but rising European bond yields cause concern.

  • Global Markets Update: Europe Stocks Down     Thursday, 22 Mar 2012 | 12:28 PM ET

    European markets are down for the fourth straight session, with CNBC's Mandy Drury.

  • Finding the Value in Equities     Wednesday, 21 Mar 2012 | 4:01 PM ET

    If Goldman Sachs is correct on their bold call to buy into equities, where are the buying opportunities? Advice for investors, with Henry Herrmann, Waddell & Reed Financial and Erik Ristuben, Russell Investments.

  • Global Markets Update: Euro Markets Hit 1-Week Low     Wednesday, 21 Mar 2012 | 12:28 PM ET

    CNBC's Mandy Drury says the European markets appear to have a flat close Wednesday.

  • Markets Respond to Bernanke     Wednesday, 21 Mar 2012 | 11:36 AM ET

    How markets are responding to testimony from Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke, with CNBC's Bob Pisani & Rick Santelli.

  • Reaction to Geithner, Bernanke Testimony     Wednesday, 21 Mar 2012 | 11:20 AM ET

    CNBC's Steve Liesman shares highlights from Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner and Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke's testimonies before the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform.

  • Bernanke on Germany's Growth     Wednesday, 21 Mar 2012 | 10:51 AM ET

    Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke discusses how Germany has managed to grow its economy, citing the currency advantage of the euro.

  • Bernanke's Opening Statement     Wednesday, 21 Mar 2012 | 9:52 AM ET

    Fed Chief Ben Bernanke gives his opening statement to the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform regarding the European debt crisis.

  • Geithner's Opening Statement     Wednesday, 21 Mar 2012 | 9:52 AM ET

    Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner gives his opening statement to the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform regarding the European debt crisis.

  • House Republicans want to overhaul the nation's safety net. Rep. Xavier Becerra, (D-CA), shares his view on the GOP's latest proposal to reduce the financial burden on the federal government.

  • Global Markets Update: Euro Shares Close Lower     Tuesday, 20 Mar 2012 | 12:28 PM ET

    European shares close down for a second day in a row, with CNBC's Mandy Drury.

  • Geithner: Europe Needs a Strong Firewall     Tuesday, 20 Mar 2012 | 10:20 AM ET

    Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner appears before the House Financial Services Committee to discuss the impact of the global economy on the U.S., as well as steps European governments are taking to reform their economies and create growth.

  • 'No Trade War' Since 1995: WTO's Lamy     Tuesday, 20 Mar 2012 | 3:15 AM ET

    "The WTO dispute settlement system has been created to avoid trade wars (and) since its inception, in 1995, there has been no trade war," Pascal Lamy, director general of the World Trade Organization, told CNBC. "I am not sure (the Chinese financial system) is solid to the point of opening in one day or in one night its foreign account," he also said.

  • CNBC Fed Survey: Euro Zone Outlook     Monday, 19 Mar 2012 | 1:27 PM ET

    CNBC's Steve Liesman reports the probability of a European default in the next three years, according to the CNBC Fed Survey. Also, CNBC's Ross Westgate weighs in.

  • European Close: Austerity Alone Will Not Work     Monday, 19 Mar 2012 | 12:29 PM ET

    CNBC's Mandy Drury takes a look at the markets in Europe as they close and the FMHR traders discuss why Joe Lewis, Tavistock Group founder, says austerity alone will not work in Europe.

  • Apple's Plans for Quarterly Dividends     Monday, 19 Mar 2012 | 8:34 AM ET

    "Growth and dividends are not mutually exclusive. We love companies that are committed to growing their dividends over time. Those are generally the best performers over long-term. It's great to see Apple do this and we hope other American companies, even high growth companies will follow in their footsteps," says Neel Kashkari, Pimco head of global equities.

  • European Markets Close Up     Friday, 16 Mar 2012 | 12:31 PM ET

    CNBC's Mandy Drury and the Fast Money team break down the European markets as they close for the week and share insight on stocks making the biggest moves in the market today, with the Fast Money traders.

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  • Michael Metcalfe, head of multi-asset strategy at State Street Global Markets, says that the "global slowdown in inflation" is partly driven by commodity prices.

  • Piers Curran, head of trading at Amplify Trading, says it's been a "phenomenal" month for the global economy. He adds that the close timing of action from the Bank of Japan and the Bank of England suggests policymakers are channeling a "global coordinated response".

  • European shares ended the day sharply higher on Friday, after the Bank of England outlined tougher leverage rules for banks and the Bank of Japan expanded its monetary base target.