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  • Jim Awad, Managing Director, Zephyr Management says that anything more than an extension of Operation Twist by the U.S. Federal Reserve would spook markets, because it suggests the Fed views the U.S. economy worse than they do.

  • Cramer Puts Today's Action Into Perspective  Tuesday, 19 Jun 2012 | 6:00 PM ET

    Mad Money host Jim Cramer says today's rally was a glimpse of what could happen if the European mess ever gets resolved.

  • Wall Street Bets on Fed's Help  Tuesday, 19 Jun 2012 | 3:42 PM ET

    Insight on what investors can expect from the Fed's meeting, with Tim Freeman, Elevation LLC; Nathan Bachrach, The Financial Network Group; and Anton Schutz, Mendon Capital Advisors.

  • Dimon: There are People You Can Trust on Wall Street  Tuesday, 19 Jun 2012 | 1:10 PM ET

    Ruben Hinojosa, (D-TX), asks Jamie Dimon whether JPMorgan's compensation structure might have created incentives for excessive risk. "When anyone blankets over a whole industry, I think we're making a mistake," says Dimon. "There might be a problem with some people on Wall Street."

  • In Spain, Public Distrust Feeds Economic Meltdown Tuesday, 19 Jun 2012 | 1:06 PM ET

    In Spain, misinformation and cover-ups have undermined Spaniards' trust in their government and its plan for economic recovery, with repercussions that could resonate all the way in Brussels. The Christian Science Monitor reports.

  • Your Trading Plan for the Fed Meeting Tuesday, 19 Jun 2012 | 12:35 PM ET
    The Federal Reserve headquarters in Washington, DC.

    The Federal Open Market Committee is beginning a two-day meeting, and these strategists have a trading plan.

  • A European Union flag, left, hangs beside a Greek national flag beneath the Parthenon temple on Acropolis hill in Athens, Greece.

    Michalis A. Michael, founder and chief executive of DigitalMR, takes a historical look at the economic decline of Greece, and the potential impact of Greek schools' curriculum.

  • Dimon: Loans Are Riskiest Thing We Do  Tuesday, 19 Jun 2012 | 12:00 PM ET

    JPMorgan CEO Jamie Dimon explains the difference between hedging and proprietary trading, adding that the riskiest thing the bank does is lending. "Every time we make a loan it's proprietary," he says.

  • How to Trade the Sliding Euro Tuesday, 19 Jun 2012 | 8:42 AM ET
    New Zealand

    The Greek election failed to provide a sustained lift to the euro, and this strategist has a plan to trade the weakness.

  • Euro Lifts, Pound Sags, Fed Meeting Looms Tuesday, 19 Jun 2012 | 7:58 AM ET

    The euro gets a lift from Fed easing hopes, and U.K. inflation sags — it's time for your FX Fix.

  • Global Markets Update: Shares Bet on Fed Action  Tuesday, 19 Jun 2012 | 6:10 AM ET

    CNBC's Kelly Evans reports on all the market moving events from Europe, including Spain selling 3 billion euros at near record highs.

  • Russia Earmarks $40 Billion to Bolster Economy Tuesday, 19 Jun 2012 | 3:09 AM ET

    Russia is setting aside up to $40 billion for this year and next to shore up the economy in case the crisis in the euro zone escalates and spreads, and is dusting off a plan that would allow the government to recapitalize the country’s banking system.

  • No Lasting Rally Until EU Takes Bold Action: Analysts Tuesday, 19 Jun 2012 | 1:48 AM ET
    European Union Flag

    A relief rally that gathered steam on Monday lasted less than an hour in Europe as investors weighed a Greek election result seen as reducing the risk of a euro exit against concerns over Spain's high levels of debt.

  • A combination of chart features paint a bearish picture for Euro Stoxx 50.

  • Last Call: Mike Tyson and Microsoft Monday, 18 Jun 2012 | 11:22 PM ET
    Microsoft Sign

    Microsoft unveils a tablet it hopes can rival the iPad; Oracle announces earnings early; a key exec departs JC Penny and Carl Icahn gets an ally on the Chesapeake board.

  • Taking the Pulse of the Markets  Monday, 18 Jun 2012 | 7:48 PM ET

    Checking on the state of the U.S. economy amid the ongoing crisis in Europe and ahead of the Fed meeting, with Ron Kruszewski, Stifel Nicolaus CEO and Jack Bouroudjian, Bull and Bear Partners CEO.

  • QE3 Getting Closer  Monday, 18 Jun 2012 | 7:10 PM ET

    Bhaskar Laxminarayan, CIO, Asia, Pictet & Cie says that another round of quantitative easing (QE3) by the Fed looks likely as the euro zone crisis worsens.

  • G20 Meeting: Where's the Leadership?  Monday, 18 Jun 2012 | 7:00 PM ET

    CNBC's John Harwood reports on the details of President Obama's comments on the Greek election; and CNBC contributors Steven Rattner and Tony Fratto, and Steve Forbes of Forbes Media, weigh in. "At the end of the day, the voters are going to understand that President Obama saved this financial system and this economy," says Rattner.

  • Cramer Finds Opportunity in US Stocks Monday, 18 Jun 2012 | 6:45 PM ET

    Investors who only focus on Europe might be missing out on gains in shares of American companies, he said.

  • Monetary Policy Isn't Going to Do Anything  Monday, 18 Jun 2012 | 6:35 PM ET

    Jeff Miron, Senior Lecturer & Director of Undergraduate Studies, Harvard University says there's a growing sense that monetary policy is not going to do anything to improve economies of the U.S. and Europe.

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