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  • Job seekers wait in a line to enter an employment center before opening in Athens, Greece, Sept. 10, 2014.

    It's a start, but Europe's bond-buying plan won't cure the Continent's deepening economic stagnation.

  • An armed member of the Swiss Police watches from the roof of the Hotel Davos ahead of the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, Switzerland, on Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2015.

    Back on this week, the World Economic Forum in Davos is as big as ever with lofty ambitions to match.

  • ECB QE 'is coming' -- but when?

    The European Court of Justice has backed the ECB's OMT (Outright Monetary Transactions) program. David Owen, chief European economist at Jefferies International, says that it makes it more difficult for Germany to "throw a spanner into the works."

  • After a long day of rapidly changing information, U.S. counterterrorism officials told NBC News Wednesday night that they cannot be certain what the status is of the three suspects in the Paris attack on Charlie Hebdo magazine.

  • Greece leading the way out of Europe?

    With the Greek elections coming up and the possibility of Greece leaving the euro zone, will other countries follow suit? Tina Fordham, chief political analyst at Citi weighs in.

  • Cramer: Germany winning, everyone else losing

    CNBC's Jim Cramer explains why the market rally has caught some investors by surprise, and discusses the expectations of more European QE.

  • German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Russian President Vladimir Putin

    Resolving the Russia-Ukraine dispute is critical. Here's the one person who can do that, says Jason Bordoff and Carlos Pascual.

  • NYSE New York Stock Exchange traders markets

    Jim Cramer wonders... if things are really so bad, then why are so many things going right? He uncovers who is really behind this market decline.

  • Santelli Exchange: All about the Germans

    CNBC's Rick Santelli and James Bianco, Bianco Research, discuss European QE and summarize the state of energy.

  • Football play diagram

    Jim Cramer issues a stiff warning for investors regarding Europe and Asia and reveals the stocks on his mind for next week.

  • Germany is 'wasting' an opportunity: Bofinger

    Peter Bofinger, member of the German Council of Economic Experts and one of the German Chancellor's "wise men" says that Germany's is not doing its original job of being the economic "powerhouse of the euro area".

  • Jim Cramer Mad Money

    Jim Cramer lifts up the market hood to figure out what is behind Tuesday's market rally. Hint: It's not earnings...or industrials

  • Time to buy Europe?

    With Europe entertaining QE measures, CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera, discusses if now is the time to look overseas for big returns.

  • Germany and France are secretly discussing a deal to let European officials approve Paris's draft 2015 budget, a report said on Sunday.

  • Short term long term signs

    Jim Cramer weighs the benefits of taking a long-term perspective on the market, versus the gains lost in the current market environment

  • CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports on Germany's struggling economy.

  • France and Italy will keep pressure on Germany this week to use government money to revive the euro zone.

  • Cramer thinks we all deserve a break, and is looking for signals in the market to create an end to the selling.

  • Chinese Premier Li Keqiang gestures while standing beside German Chancellor Angela Merkel during an official welcoming ceremony at the Chancellery in Berlin Oct. 10, 2014.

    Chinese and German politicians on Friday acknowledged that a stimulus might be needed. Cramer thinks this is a step in the right direction.

  • Brandenburg Gate

    This week's poor German data are the latest sign the "strongman" of Europe is weakening. We take a look at why Germany could be losing its clout.