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  • That Swiss Franc Floor Is Getting Creaky Friday, 15 Jun 2012 | 3:01 PM ET

    As the euro zone crisis grinds on, the pressure on the Swiss franc's peg to the euro is intensifying.

  • Opa! Greek Wines Create Some Buzz Friday, 15 Jun 2012 | 2:48 PM ET
    Hillside Vineyard, Samos, Greece.

    Amid Greece's economic woes, there is some good news: importers and top sommeliers are becoming more interested in the increasing quality (and rising prices) of Greek wines.

  • What's Next for the EU?  Friday, 15 Jun 2012 | 1:45 PM ET

    David Marcus, Evermore Global Advisors, has been a long-time investor in European stocks. "There is a crisis and everyone is in panic mode," he says. "But when we run into that burning building, we're finding that investors have dumped good ones with bad ones."

  • Greece

    To put it simply, Greece's financial woes have been brewing for decades as the Greeks consistently voted in representatives across the political spectrum who promised the people more than the economy could deliver.

  • Trader's Buzz on the Markets  Friday, 15 Jun 2012 | 10:30 AM ET

    A look at the latest market moves, with Ira Epstein, The Linn Group managing director.

  • Dublin, Ireland

    The Irish government announced a budget targeting the country's rapidly shrinking wealthy population, but this still may not be enough to win the bailed-out country further concessions from its international lenders, economists have warned.

  • Despite a near record number of companies in the pipeline, the post-Facebook drought in initial public offerings may last all through the summer, say analysts.

  • Roadmap to the Markets  Friday, 15 Jun 2012 | 9:00 AM ET

    The "Squawk on the Street" news team reports on the market-moving stories ahead of Friday's open, including a jump in futures on hopes global central banks will act if Greek elections spark market turmoil; Mario Draghi indicates the European Central Bank will respond to post-election turmoil in Greece; and Micosoft is gears up for a major announcement Monday.

  • Marron Family on Economic Outlook & the Markets  Friday, 15 Jun 2012 | 8:40 AM ET

    Don Marron, Lightyear Capital chairman & CEO, and Donald Marron, Urban-Brookings Tax Policy director, discuss how Europe's sovereign debt worries have created a crisis of confidence in the markets.

  • Bailout Politics & the Markets  Friday, 15 Jun 2012 | 8:05 AM ET

    Tracking overseas jitters and the impact on U.S. markets, with Roger Altman, Evercore Partners founder & chairman, and Jack Malvey, BNY Mellon chief global markets strategist.

  • What's Causing Greece's Debt Problem?  Friday, 15 Jun 2012 | 8:03 AM ET

    CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports one of the problems at the root of the Greek debt crisis is the inability to collect revenue, with Harry Theoharris, Greek Ministry of Finance.

  • Euro Firms, Yen Lifts, British Pound Slips Friday, 15 Jun 2012 | 7:56 AM ET

    Officials brace for the Greek election and it's tax time in Russia — time for your FX Fix.

  • Gerstner on the Politics of Jobs  Friday, 15 Jun 2012 | 7:05 AM ET

    Louis Gerstner, The Carlyle Group senior advisor, discusses a wide-range of global topics, including the complexity of running a big company; containing Europe's debt contagion; the growing education epidemic; and partisan politics in Washington.

  • Will the ECB Support the Euro?  Friday, 15 Jun 2012 | 7:03 AM ET

    CNBC's Steve Liesman has the latest details on a report that says European Central Bank president Mario Draghi stands ready to support the euro zone's banking system.

  • CNBC's Ross Westgate reports on all the market moving events from Europe, including signals the ECB stands ready to provide further liquidity to solvent banks.

  • Here's the Billion Euro Question  Friday, 15 Jun 2012 | 6:30 AM ET

    Where can investors find buying opportunities amid Europe's current financial crisis? David Joy, Ameriprise Financial chief market strategist, and Cliff Corso, Cutwater Asset Management CEO & CIO, provide insight.

  • The Greek Drama Builds Ahead of Elections  Friday, 15 Jun 2012 | 6:09 AM ET

    CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera has the details of a poll that shows pro-bailout parties the front-runners ahead of this weekend's elections in Greece, as leftist leader Alexis Tsipras slams bailout plan and vows to stay in the euro. John Milios, Tsipras' economic advisor, weighs in.

  • Central Banks Stand Ready to Back Europe  Friday, 15 Jun 2012 | 6:06 AM ET

    CNBC's Steve Liesman reports Europe's central banks are prepared to act if the results of the Greek elections shock the markets, and the ECB is ready to provide more liquidity if needed to support euro zone banks.

  • Two Cheers for Britain’s Bank Reform Plans Friday, 15 Jun 2012 | 2:43 AM ET
    Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne holds Disraeli's original budget box as he leaves 11 Downing Street for Parliament.

    The government appears to be taking the proposals of the Independent Commission on Banking, in the UK seriously and looks as if it may implement the majority of Sir John Vickers proposals, writes the Financial Times’ Martin Wolf.

  • Basel III Will ‘Damage Developing Countries’ Friday, 15 Jun 2012 | 2:35 AM ET

    Tough global bank reforms will be disproportionately difficult to implement in developing economies and will damage their growth, a global taskforce of bankers and businessmen from emerging markets is set to warn, the FT reports.

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