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If the sovereign debt shoe falls in Europe, the U.S. markets are likely to get slammed. Adam Parker, Morgan Stanley, tells CNBC he doesn't buy the theory of decoupling from Europe.
Richard Ross, Auerbach Grayson, and Joseph LaVorgna, Deutsche Bank, discuss the strength of the U.S. economy, the impact of Europe and stocks that tell us something about where the global economy is headed.
BlackRock's Russ Koesterich says that while a recession is likely to hit Europe, Japan, Canada and Australia could offer investors great opportunities in the new year.
CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis and Bob Pisani look at the day's market movers and what to watch for going into the last hour of trading. Now that the EU movie is "over," says Pisani, people may think they may not need as much protection. Also, Mandy Drury and Michelle Caruso-Cabrera discuss what the EU agreement means to the markets.
Keith McCullough, CEO Hedgeye Risk Management, discusses what's happening in China and Russia, and says he's back to bullish on U.S. stocks in the intermediate term.
There was a little progress to celebrate in Europe but that doesn't mean the end of volatility, says Hank Smith, chief investment officer, Haverford Investments. With Clem Chambers, CEO of ADVFN.
CNBC's Mandy Drury looks at the upward move in the U.S. markets, partially due to the EU agreement. And lower gas prices bring about a rise in consumer confidence.
CNBC's Simon Hobbs offers analysis of the European close. European averages were up today on the euro summit deal. There are still many questions remaining, he says.
CNBC's Melissa Lee, Jim Cramer, Carl Quintanilla and David Faber take a look at the promises out of the EU Summit; Toyota and Texas Instruments slash guidance; and investors try to make sense of Jon Corzine's testimony.
Weighing in on why China will not save Europe, Jim Chanos, Kynikos Associates, who adds that China's reserve fund is not free money.
"There are a lot of traders thinking Europe is putting a bandage on a big wound," says Ben Lichtenstein, Tradersaudio.com, who adds that there really isn't an answer to the financial situation in Europe.
CNBC's Rebecca Meehan takes a look at the European markets reaction to EU Summit talks, and looks at the German and Italian bond markets.
CNBC's Michelle Caruso Cabrera has the details on the 23 of 27 European countries reaching a fiscal agreement.
CNBC's Rebecca Meehan & Patricia Szarvas take a look at how markets are faring in Europe, and CNBC's Christine Tan breaks down the Asian markets.
Tomo Kinoshita, Chief Economist Asia ex-Japan at Nomura International, says falling exports to Europe, and a subsequent inventory destocking, will cause a painful slowdown in Asia next year.
Dhiren Sarin, Chief Technical Strategist, Asia-Pacific at Barclays Capital, gives his technical analysis of the markets.
CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports EU leaders agree on principles for new fiscal compact. Also, a fear trade on market volatility, with Jon Najarian, Fast Money trader.
The Fast Money traders weigh in on the sell-off in financials after the head of the ECB said there would be no big plans for government bonds, with Gerald Cassidy, RBC Capital.
CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports news out of Europe sent U.S. stocks tumbling, and how do investors play this market, with Jim Iuorio, TJM Institutional Services, and David Goldman, Macrostrategy.com president.
Discussing the biggest issues facing Europe and the outlook for the markets in 2012, with John Koudounis, Mizuho USA president & CEO.
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