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  • Jamie Dimon Was 'Exceptional' in Senate Hearing  Wednesday, 13 Jun 2012 | 6:13 PM ET

    Bill Smith, President, SAM Advisors says Jamie Dimon was 'exceptional' at the Senate Committee hearing because his replies were direct and transparent.

  • Breaking News: Geithner Comments on Europe  Wednesday, 13 Jun 2012 | 5:25 PM ET

    CNBC's Steve Liesman reports on remarks made by Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner regarding Europe's debt crisis.

  • Can President Obama Blame Bush?  Wednesday, 13 Jun 2012 | 4:41 PM ET

    President Obama is heading to the key swing state of Ohio tomorrow to deliver what the White House is billing a major economic speech, with Morris Reid, BGR Group, and Tony Fratto, Hamilton Place Strategies.

  • Euro Zone Crisis = U.S. Crisis?  Wednesday, 13 Jun 2012 | 4:30 PM ET

    Discussing whether euro zone fears are overblown and whether the U.S. is heading towards its own European-style crisis, with David Kotok, Cumberland Advisors, and Tim Kane, Hudson Institute; and CNBC's Jeff Cox.

  • Inflation Could Become a Problem: Vitter  Wednesday, 13 Jun 2012 | 4:27 PM ET

    "I'm nervous about this unprecedented policy of near-zero interest rates," says Sen. David Vitter (R-LA).

  • Is Capital Fleeing the Euro Zone? Wednesday, 13 Jun 2012 | 4:13 PM ET

    In case you're feeling short on bad news from the euro zone, this strategist is watching an ominous capital shift.

  • Corker: 'It Was a Good Hearing'  Wednesday, 13 Jun 2012 | 3:00 PM ET

    Sen. Bob Corker, (R-TN), assesses Jamie Dimon's testimony today and discusses whether more regulation is needed on Wall Street.

  • Mausner: Euro Crisis Presents Buying Opportunities Wednesday, 13 Jun 2012 | 2:31 PM ET
    Euro coin in front of the giant symbol of the Euro outside the headquarters of the European Central Bank.

    Emotional sell-offs related to the fears of any country's exit or other euro zone related issues are tremendous buying opportunities for high quality multinational U.S. stocks — they are extremely cheap, their businesses are growing and the entirety of the euro zone, generally speaking, makes up less than 20 percent of U.S. exports.

  • Printing Money 'Only Solution': Euro Insider  Wednesday, 13 Jun 2012 | 1:27 PM ET

    Antoine Drean, Triago, says the worst is still to come for Europe's economy, adding that Hollande could be dangerous for Europe and printing money may be the only solution.

  • Dimon: TARP 'Forced Upon Us'  Wednesday, 13 Jun 2012 | 12:15 PM ET

    CNBC's Andrew Ross Sorkin offers highlights from Jamie Dimon's testimony on Capitol Hill, including comments that TARP was "forced upon" the bank.

  • Europe's 'Worst Crisis' Requires Fiscal Union: Spain Wednesday, 13 Jun 2012 | 8:12 AM ET
    plaza reial barcelona spain

    Europe needs a fiscal and banking union if it is to survive “the worst crisis” since the European Union’s creation, Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy said in an open letter to leaders on Wednesday.

  • Greece's election hangs over the market, but the Aussie is undaunted — it's time for your FX Fix.

  • Meet BlackRock's New Vice Chairman  Wednesday, 13 Jun 2012 | 7:30 AM ET

    Philipp Hildebrand, BlackRock's newly appointed vice chairman, discusses his new role at BlackRock and how he intends to help clients deal with the difficult investing environment. He also weighs in on Europe's current fiscal fragmentation and why it's important to get a clear read on the banks' balance sheets, with CNBC's Steve Liesman.

  • Squawk Takes a Stand on Banks  Wednesday, 13 Jun 2012 | 6:54 AM ET

    The "Squawk Box" news team and Sallie Krawcheck, Motif Investing, provide perspective on damaged balance sheets at Europe's big banks and the impact on governments.

  • Global Markets Update: European Shares Fall  Wednesday, 13 Jun 2012 | 6:10 AM ET

    CNBC's Ross Westgate reports on all the market moving events from Europe, including Spain's request for additional short-term action to stabilize markets.

  • Oil Prices Hit by Euro Zone Crisis; Demand at Risk: IEA Wednesday, 13 Jun 2012 | 4:10 AM ET

    The deepening euro zone debt crisis saw oil prices shave off around 20 percent from their 2012 highs as the supply/demand ratio narrowed, according to the latest International Energy Agency report.

  • Lib Dems Plan Mass Abstention Over Hunt Wednesday, 13 Jun 2012 | 4:04 AM ET
    British Sky Broadcasting plc (BskyB) operates Sky, a pay television broadcast service in the UK and Ireland, as well as providing broadband and telephony services. In addition to the third party channels available through the Sky platform, Sky also owns and operates over 25 channels with a portfolio spanning Entertainment, News, Movies and Sports channels such as Sky One, Sky News, Sky Arts, Sky Movies and Sky Sports.

    The Lib Dems are set to deliver a blow to coalition unity on Wednesday by refusing to back the embattled culture secretary Jeremy Hunt in a vote in the House of Commons, the Financial Times reports.

  • Why Not Buy Up 100% of the UK Debt Market? Wednesday, 13 Jun 2012 | 3:50 AM ET
    London Financial District

    The UK economy is in recession. The euro zone remains in crisis. The European Union is the UK’s biggest trading partner. To what extent are euro zone troubles dragging the UK down with them?

  • Shares in French retail giant Carrefour have a very low valuation and represent a good long-term investment opportunity thanks to recent management changes and growth in markets outside France, Scott Evans, co-head of equity research at Espirito Santo Investment Bank, told CNBC.

  • Germans Put Their Wealth Into Property Wednesday, 13 Jun 2012 | 3:30 AM ET

    Looking for the ideal shelter from the euro zone crisis? Germans think they know where to find it, the Financial Times reports.

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