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  • Gilts Face Disruption During Olympics Too Monday, 2 Jul 2012 | 1:32 AM ET
    A detailed view of the prototype design of the new golden Olympic torch during its unveiling at St Pancras Station on June 8, 2011 in London, England. 8,000 torchbearers will carry the Olympic Flame around the UK during the 70-day relay, which starts at Land's End in Cornwall on May 19, 2012.

    As London braces itself for feared transport congestion when the Olympic Games start this month, the disruption looks set to hit an unexpected victim: the government bond market, the Financial Times reports.

  • Investors Must Adjust Expectations for Lower Growth: Experts

    Simon Robinson, Director at Raven Capital and Simon Warner, Head of Macro Markets at AMP Capital say expectations of portfolio returns must be adjusted for lower levels of growth.

  • Euro's Downfall Inevitable Without Funding Plan   Sunday, 1 Jul 2012 | 10:40 PM ET
    Euro's Downfall Inevitable Without Funding Plan

    Adam Gilmour, Head FX and Derivatives Sales at Citi Asia Pacific predicts the Euro will return to bearish levels until euro zone officials release more concrete funding details.

  • ESM's Firepower Is Insufficient   Sunday, 1 Jul 2012 | 8:10 PM ET
    ESM's Firepower Is Insufficient

    Steve Brice, Chief Investment Strategist, Standard Chartered says the deal with Spain and Italy at the EU summit is "good" but not a game-changer. Markets are now looking for aggressive action from the ECB.

  • Global Markets Moved Too Quickly on EU News   Sunday, 1 Jul 2012 | 6:20 PM ET
    Global Markets Moved Too Quickly on EU News

    Timothy Riddell, Head of Global Markets Research, Asia, ANZ says the sharp moves in global markets on the back of the EU deal have been too quick.

  • Barclays Ignored Warnings on Rate Rigging Saturday, 30 Jun 2012 | 6:21 AM ET
    Bob Diamond

    Barclays failed to act on three separate warnings between 2007 and 2008 about conflicts of interest and “patently false” submissions by its staff to the panel which sets Libor rates. The FT reports.

  • What to Expect From the European Central Bank Friday, 29 Jun 2012 | 8:10 PM ET
    European Central Bank

    With the European Union summit behind us, investors are focusing on what the European Central Bank will do next.

  • Romney's Game-Changer?   Friday, 29 Jun 2012 | 7:57 PM ET
    Romney's Game-Changer?

    Obamacare is a court-sanctioned tax mandate against all Americans, but is it Mitt Romney's new game-changing opportunity? CNBC contributor Jared Bernstein and Chris Edwards of Cato Institute, share their opinions.

  • IRS Assault?   Friday, 29 Jun 2012 | 7:47 PM ET
    IRS Assault?

    There is a report that thousands of new agents will be hired to bust down doors to hunt for Obamacare tax. Mark Matthews, former IRS Deputy Commissioner, offers insight.

  • 24 Hours After Health-Care Ruling   Friday, 29 Jun 2012 | 7:36 PM ET
    24 Hours After Health-Care Ruling

    CNBC's John Harwood reports on the outstanding wave of donations to Mitt Romney's campaign since the health-care ruling yesterday; and Jonathan Cowan, Third Way; Todd Schnitt, The Schnitt Show; and Mark Simone, WABC radio talk show host, weigh in.

  • Colorado Fires Turn Deadly   Friday, 29 Jun 2012 | 7:25 PM ET
    Colorado Fires Turn Deadly

    The Colorado Springs fire is 25 percent contained, and Peter Madoff pleaded guilty to crimes that allowed his brother Bernie to run his ponzi scheme, reports CNBC's Brian Shactman. The Weather Channel's Chris Warren also reports on historic heat across the United States.

  • Do Markets Have It Wrong?   Friday, 29 Jun 2012 | 7:19 PM ET
    Do Markets Have It Wrong?

    The markets are soaring on European euphoria, but is a rough landing ahead since the health-care ruling? Benjamin Sasse, former U.S. Health & Human Services assistant secretary, weighs in. "This is a closer outcome to the disaster outcome, of yesterday, than the markets are understanding," says Sasse.

  • What's Next for Europe?   Friday, 29 Jun 2012 | 7:15 PM ET
    What's Next for Europe?

    A surprise agreement announced by the European leaders to help the region's struggling banks, with Jeffrey Frankel, Harvard University professor and National Bureau of Economic Research director.

  • First Half of Year Out With a Bang!   Friday, 29 Jun 2012 | 7:00 PM ET
    First Half of Year Out With a Bang!

    CNBC's Brian Shactman reports on today's market rally; and Stephen Weiss of Short Hills Capital and Zachary Karabell of River Twice Research, provide their perspective on the state of the markets.

  • Where the Euro Goes From Here Friday, 29 Jun 2012 | 2:19 PM ET

    The euro is having a big day on the heels of the summit agreement - but this strategist is wary.

  • Is Europe's New Deal Enough?   Friday, 29 Jun 2012 | 1:36 PM ET
    Is Europe's New Deal Enough?

    CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera discusses Europe's new deal, and continued concerns for businesses with big international exposure, with Ricardo Salinas, Grupo Salinas chairman & CEO.

  • Note of Optimism from EU   Friday, 29 Jun 2012 | 1:04 PM ET
    Note of Optimism from EU

    CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports the latest details on the agreement reached at the EU Summit.

  • Cashin: Why I'm Waiting Until Monday ...   Friday, 29 Jun 2012 | 1:02 PM ET
    Cashin: Why I'm Waiting Until Monday ...

    Art Cashin of UBS talks with Sue Herera about the sustainability of today's stock market rally and why he thinks the situation in Europe will be much clearer on Monday.

  • Risk-On Rally   Friday, 29 Jun 2012 | 10:55 AM ET
    Risk-On Rally

    Markets are moving sharply this morning following the EU Summit. What do these big moves mean? David Spika, Westwood Funds, weighs in.

  • EU Summit Pushing Markets Higher   Friday, 29 Jun 2012 | 9:00 AM ET
    EU Summit Pushing Markets Higher

    CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera offers the latest from the EU Summit.

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