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  • Save More But Don't Stay Out of Markets: Pro   Wednesday, 1 Aug 2012 | 9:10 PM ET
    Save More But Don't Stay Out of Markets: Pro

    Geoff Lewis, Global Market Strategist, J.P. Morgan Asset Management says that investors need to look to high yields, corporate credits and emerging market debts to add returns in a sensible way. He explains why.

  • US Economy Does Not Need More Stimulus   Wednesday, 1 Aug 2012 | 7:40 PM ET
    US Economy Does Not Need More Stimulus

    Robert Heller, Former Federal Reserve Governor, CNBC Contributor says the U.S. economy does not need more stimulus, and instead, rules and regulations need to be eased.

  • Crisis 'Tides' Getting Rougher for Europe   Wednesday, 1 Aug 2012 | 7:30 PM ET
    Crisis 'Tides' Getting Rougher for Europe

    Greg Gibbs, Senior Currency Strategist, RBS says that although euro zone leaders are working harder, the crisis is getting worse.

  • Why the Fed Could Move the Euro Wednesday, 1 Aug 2012 | 4:03 PM ET

    Inaction in Washington could hurt overseas, this strategist says.

  • Why Another Rate Cut by the Bank of England Won’t Help Wednesday, 1 Aug 2012 | 12:03 PM ET
    London Financial District

    The Bank of England’s (BoE) Monetary Policy Committee meets on Thursday to discuss interest rates, amid calls for the base rate to be cut from 0.5 percent to 0.25 percent. Moorad Choudhry tells us why further rate cuts or quantitative easing won't help turn around the U.K. economy.

  • Markets Across Europe Close Mixed   Wednesday, 1 Aug 2012 | 11:30 AM ET
    Markets Across Europe Close Mixed

    CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports on all the market-moving activity from Europe, as shares extend gains built on a slew of economic data from the U.S.

  • What to Buy When the Swiss Are Selling Wednesday, 1 Aug 2012 | 9:21 AM ET

    The Swiss National Bank has euros ready to unload, and these strategists point to currencies that should benefit.

  • Awaiting Central Bank Moves, the Euro Treads Water Wednesday, 1 Aug 2012 | 8:13 AM ET

    Central bank policy decisions are looming and economic idea merchants are chattering — it's time for your FX Fix.

  • Big Fed Decision Day: Is QE3 in the Cards?   Wednesday, 1 Aug 2012 | 6:30 AM ET
    Big Fed Decision Day: Is QE3 in the Cards?

    Will recent concerns about the jobs market, Europe, and the looming fiscal cliff prompt the Fed to issue additional quantitative easing? Mark Olson, Treliant Risk Advisors co-Chairman, weighs in.

  • What's Moving the Markets?   Wednesday, 1 Aug 2012 | 6:15 AM ET
    What's Moving the Markets?

    Bob Browne, Northern Trust CIO, and Yra Harris, Praxis Trading, provide a preview of what investors should focus on today, including the Fed concluding a two-day FOMC meeting and the ADP employment report.

  • Global Markets Update: Stocks & Euro Pare Gains   Wednesday, 1 Aug 2012 | 6:11 AM ET
    Global Markets Update: Stocks & Euro Pare Gains

    CNBC's Kelly Evans reports on all the market moving events from Europe, including a look at currency markets and bonds, ahead of tomorrow's European Central Bank meeting.

  • The EU and Public Opinion: No Euro Zone Break-Up Wednesday, 1 Aug 2012 | 2:38 AM ET

    Public opinion is of value to governing politicians only when it is in line with their prevailing decision making.  But the public's opinion was never asked for in the first place, when the EU decided to proceed with the great euro project. Why should it matter now?

  • Spain’s Largest Regions Defy Madrid Wednesday, 1 Aug 2012 | 2:15 AM ET

    As two of Spain’s largest regional governments rebel against attempts by the Mariano Rajoy government to rein in their spending, there are increasing concerns about Madrid’s ability to attract the foreign capital needed to finance itself, the FT reports.

  • Economic Thinkers Try to Solve the Euro Puzzle Wednesday, 1 Aug 2012 | 1:43 AM ET

    While dealing with Europe’s financial difficulties has been a grim slog for the Continent’s austerity-weary citizens and its frustrated policy makers, it is the opportunity of a lifetime for ambitious idea merchants looking for fame to come up with a plan for the euro zone, the NYT reports.

  • Euro to Remain in Downward Trend   Wednesday, 1 Aug 2012 | 12:20 AM ET
    Euro to Remain in Downward Trend

    Patrick Bennett, FX Strategist, CIBC says while markets are expecting some action from the ECB, the euro is likely to remain on a downward trend.

  • Last Call: The Facebook Free-Fall Continues Tuesday, 31 Jul 2012 | 11:04 PM ET
    Facebook IPO

    A setback for Google; MGM buys out Icahn; tough times for EA and Take Two and Facebook hits new post-IPO lows.

  • The ECB May Not Deliver the Goods: Strategist Tuesday, 31 Jul 2012 | 11:29 AM ET

    Remember how the euro jumped when European Central Bank President Mario Draghi pledged to preserve it? That is so last week.

  • ECB Pledge to Save Euro Hitting Resistance in Germany Tuesday, 31 Jul 2012 | 10:05 AM ET

    In a statement that appears aimed at dampening market expectations for actions from the European Central Bank, a Bundesbank source tells CNBC that “monetary policy should strictly focus on its primary mandate to preserve price stability.”

  • CNBC Survey Results on Fiscal Cliff   Tuesday, 31 Jul 2012 | 8:31 AM ET
    CNBC Survey Results on Fiscal Cliff

    Breaking down the latest results from a CNBC survey on the U.S. economic outlook, with CNBC's Steve Liesman and Rick Santelli.

  • Euro Hovers, Central Bank Meetings Loom Tuesday, 31 Jul 2012 | 7:51 AM ET

    Central bank meetings await and the Bank of England is looking for some lending — it's time for your FX Fix.

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