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  • ECB's Supervisory Role Most Immediate Need

    Timothy Riddell, Head of Global Markets Research for Asia at ANZ, says it is important that Europe needs a region-wide banking supervisory body before the changes to the ESM are allowed.

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    The beach may be beckoning this Fourth of July week but traders are going to want to be at their desks for the start of the third quarter, with the jobs report, an ECB rate decision—and more.

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    With the European Union summit behind us, investors are focusing on what the European Central Bank will do next.

  • From EU to ECB

    Discussing whether you should buy the euro into next week's ECB meeting, with CNBC's Melissa Lee and the Money in Motion traders. Featuring Richard Ross, global technical analyst, Auerbach Grayson.

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    The euro is having a big day on the heels of the summit agreement - but this strategist is wary.

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    Summit progress lifts the euro and the Bank of England talks tough — it's time for your FX Fix.

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    Euro zone leaders agreed to radically restructure Spain’s 100 bilion euros ($125.9 billion) bank recapitalisation plan, allowing EU bailout funds to eventually be injected directly into teetering Spanish financial institutions, meaning Madrid can sweep the burden of the bailouts off its sovereign books.

  • EU Debt Deal Only Making Problems Worse: Jim Rogers

    Jim Rogers, Chairman of Rogers Holdings says the latest euro zone deal does nothing to help solve the region's biggest problem, which is its high debt levels.

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    With serious talks underway in some countries about the merits of staying in the euro, this strategist says it may be time to price in a possible breakup.

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    Expectations for the European Union summit are low, but this strategist says the euro could still disappoint.

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    The euro steadies ahead of the summit and the British go shopping - it's time for your FX Fix.

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    Euro zone policymakers have a small window of opportunity to save the disintegrating bloc and an orderly Greece exit could save the currency union from total collapse, Gina Sanchez, Director of Equity and Asset Allocation Strategy at Roubini Global Economics told CNBC Wednesday.

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    As Spain edged closer to a real estate and banking crisis that led to its recent bank bailout, Spanish financial leaders in influential positions mostly played down concerns that something might go terribly wrong, the New York Times reports.

  • Bank Bailouts Are 'Forever': Economist

    Garett Jones, Senior Scholar at George Mason University, Mercatus Center says that bank bailouts are constant diet for rich countries and that they are here to stay.

  • Global Markets Update: Warning Signals from Bond Markets

    CNBC's Kelly Evans reports on all the market moving events from Europe, including a look at Spain's short-term debt auction of 3.08 billion euros, paying the highest rate since November.

  • The Fed's Next Move

    Discussing the Fed's announcement to extend Operation Twist, with Richard Fisher, Dallas Federal Reserve president.

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    The European Union would gain far-reaching powers to rewrite national budgets for eurozone countries that breach debt and deficit rules under proposals likely to be discussed at a summit this week, according to a draft report seen by the Financial Times.

  • Spain Asking for Bailout From Banks

    Spain is shaking the markets as it formally asks for a bailout. Amelia Bourdeau of Westpac Institutional Bank, shares strategies to playing the euro now.

  • Danger In Safe Havens?

    Uncertainty still lingers in Europe and investors are fleeing to safe havens like gold and Treasurys. James Paulsen of Wells Capital Management, explains why he doesn't think this is a good strategy.

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    On behalf of the world's largest central banks, the Bank for International Settlements wrote in its annual report that they do not have sufficient resources to cope with the euro zone crisis, the New York Times reports.