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  • Greek Talks Near Debt Deal?     Thursday, 19 Jan 2012 | 7:38 PM ET

    Discussing the outcome of a possible debt deal in Greece and its impact on euro zone banks, with Dan Speckhard, former U.S. Ambassador to Greece.

  • Money In Motion: Whats Next For Euro?     Thursday, 19 Jan 2012 | 12:50 PM ET

    The euro is up against the dollar, after a positive bond auction. Insight on what's next, with Willie Williams, Societe Generale institutional derivatives sales.

  • CNBC's Mandy Drury reports on the U.S. markets, which started up but have since pared some early gains. Financials are up today and up 8 percent year to date. Kodak files for bankruptcy protection. China's short-term lending rates fall sharply. And Moody's boosts Indonesia's credit rating to investment grade for the first time in a decade.

  • Market rally on U.S. banks and better euro zone sentiment. There was strong demand for Spanish and French bonds today. The dollar and euro gain on the sell-off in the Japanese yen. Italy's Monti intends to push Italian growth agenda. And Portugal's finance minister says there's "significant" foreign investor interest in its T-bill sale. With John Brynjolfsson, Armored Wolf.

  • Fed Makes it Harder for Traders: Market Pro     Thursday, 19 Jan 2012 | 7:58 AM ET

    Fed forecasts and inflation targeting makes it harder for traders to make money, says Doug Dachille, First Principles Capital Management CEO . "The whole essence of markets is that there are differing views about what the Fed's going to do. Once the Fed tells you what they think they're going to do, there are no different opinions and markets don't move," he says. Plus, banking is going to be a difficult business with regulators asking for more capital, he adds.

  • U.S. futures are down slightly ahead of a big day for economic news. Strong demand for French and Spanish bonds boosts markets in Europe. Spain sells 6.6 billion euros of government debt. French BTAN sales see solid demand, as well. Successful bond auctions drive the euro higher.

  • U.S. futures look to open in the red. Markets in Europe were mixed, although advancers outpace declines. Spanish and French bond auctions see strong interest. The Euro dips slightly after the auctions, even though Spain sold 6.6 billion euros worth of bonds, more than planned. Crude prices rise on hope of progress in the euro zone. In Asia, markets are higher following Wall Street's good day and the IMF funding plan. And Aussie shares are near flat on a surprise fall in December jobs data.

  • Getting Closer to Debt Reduction in Greece     Wednesday, 18 Jan 2012 | 8:05 PM ET

    Michael Spencer, Chief Economist, Asia and Co-Head, Global Economics at Deutsche Bank says that there has been positive progress in Europe, and believes that we are getting closer to significant debt reduction for Greece.

  • Germany's Debt Downgraded a Notch     Wednesday, 18 Jan 2012 | 5:40 PM ET

    Sean Egan, Egan-Jones Ratings Company president & managing director, discusses Germany's downgrade, amid growing debt and borrowing costs.

  • World Bank Offers Grim Global Outlook     Wednesday, 18 Jan 2012 | 2:00 PM ET

    The World Bank is out with their semi-annual report on the health of the global economy and it's not a pretty picture. Mick Riordan, World Bank sr. economist, discusses.

  • Global Markets Update: European Markets Close     Wednesday, 18 Jan 2012 | 11:28 AM ET

    As the markets in Europe close, CNBC's Simon Hobbs discusses the state of French, British and German markets.

  • Europe's Debt Dilemma Continues     Wednesday, 18 Jan 2012 | 11:12 AM ET

    Discussing how investors can navigate the uncertainty and volatility, with Tony Crescenzi, Pimco market strategist/portfolio manager.

  • The Germans Have a Cunning Plan     Tuesday, 17 Jan 2012 | 7:50 PM ET

    Stephen Davies, CEO of Javelin Wealth Management, explains why he believes Germans are playing a complex political game to push through reforms.

  • Mad Money Markets     Tuesday, 17 Jan 2012 | 6:00 PM ET

    Mad Money host Jim Cramer discusses Europe's strategy to get out of its debt crisis, and why U.S. markets rally, despite EU downgrades.

  • Going Global: Europe     Tuesday, 17 Jan 2012 | 4:47 PM ET

    CNBC's Louisa Bojesen has the details on what investors can expect from Europe on Wednesday.

  • Four Reasons for the Market Rally     Tuesday, 17 Jan 2012 | 2:05 PM ET

    Despite the downgrade of nine European nations on Friday, stocks continue to rally. CNBC's Brian Sullivan points to four reasons for the bull run, with CNBC's Bob Pisani.

  • Cautious on European Equities?     Tuesday, 17 Jan 2012 | 1:11 PM ET

    Richard Cookson, Citi Private Bank global chief investment officer, says that with the Euro Zone crisis front and center, the possibility of a catastrophic outcome is keeping it cautious on European equities. He also adds that the global economy will likely slow in 2012.

  • Greek Debt Deal Talks Continue     Tuesday, 17 Jan 2012 | 1:09 PM ET

    Negotiators will be back in Athens tomorrow to continue discussions about reducing Greece's debt, with CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera.

  • U.S. markets are up on better than expected economic data from the U.S. and China. Bank stocks are mixed, as Wells Fargo is up, which Citi and Morgan Stanley are down at mid-day.

  • Markets in Europe close on the upside today, after good news on China GDP and a solid bond auction in Spain. The euro is up against the dollar. In the U.S., the Citi conference call indicated significantly weaker investor activity in December, mostly due to fears about Europe. And natural gas is hit again -- too much of it and not enough demand. With Joe Terranova and Jon Najarian, Fast Money traders.

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