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  • Money Match Up

    Oil hits a 9-month high on global recovery, and geopolitical risks. A look at crude's next move, with CNBC's Melissa Lee and the Money in Motion traders. Also, will Obama tap the strategic oil reserve, with Dennis Gartman, the Gartman Letter. And how you can make money off next week's jobs report, with Deutsche Bank's Joe LaVorgna.

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    It's been a tough week for the euro, and this strategist has a plan to trade on the troubles.

  • Money in Motion: Rough Week For Euro

    With the euro down nearly two percent against the dollar, will the selling continue? Insight with Marc Chandler, Brown Brothers Harriman.

  • Global Markets Update: Draghi Warns to Not Expect Further Fund Injections

    European markets finish the week with a mixed results. Bank stocks are among the best performers. Analysts say ECB liquidity injection has eased fears, but the ECB's Draghi warns not to expect further injection of funds into banks. Spain intends to base 2012 budget on higher deficit target than stated earlier. With Jim Bianco, Bianco Research and Diane Swonk, Mesirow Financial.

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    Japanese data disappoints and Brazil fights its currency's strength - it's time for your Friday FX Fix.

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    The euro has been consolidating recent gains, and this strategist sees a trading opportunity.

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    China's dollar reserves drop, and U.S. economic data awaits - it's time for your FX Fix.

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    The European Central Bank’s second mass liquidity injection into the European banking system should help the risk rally continue in the short-term, but has not erased long-term concerns about the euro zone, investors and economists told CNBC Thursday.

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    Greece's Parliament early Thursday approved new reforms to the country's struggling pension system, the latest move in a flurry of legislative action required to secure new international rescue loans that will stave off a Greek bankruptcy.

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    Standard Chartered Bank's Asia CEO Jaspal Bindra has warned that the European Central Bank's long-term refinancing operations could lead to unintended consequences.

  • Greece

    The market appears to have given a cautious thumbs up to the latest euro zone bailout solution. In the end, if Greece isn’t going to leave the euro, it will need large cash transfers from the other member countries for some years to come, and the political leadership appears to have accepted that.

  • Fed's Beige Book Reveals Economic Expansion by District

    The Fed's Beige Book report on current economic conditions finds that overall economic activity continued to increase at a modest to moderate pace in January and early February, with CNBC's Eamon Javers.

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    The second round of the European Central Bank’s mass release of loans at its record low interest rate into the European banking system was slightly higher than expectations, sending European markets higher on Wednesday.

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    The European Central Bank offering is a hit, and commodity-linked currencies get a lift - time for your FX Fix.

  • Greek Parliament

    The financial system could face a test this week as industry officials debate a provision of the Greek bailout, the New York Times reports.

  • Euro bank notes in a briefcase

    The results of the second round of Europe’s answer to quantitative easing, to be announced Wednesday, will be watched even more closely than the first round in December.

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    Argentina holds no lessons for Greece in how to manage a sovereign default, Robert Shapiro, Co-chair of the American Taskforce on Argentina and Co-founder and Chairman of Sonecon, an economic advisory firm told CNBC.com.

  • Long-term refinancing operations (LTROs) have been around for years in the euro zone – but the European Central Bank launched them in a new form to tackle the debt crisis.

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    Cross-asset contagion has decreased considerably since the ECB launched its three-year refinancing operation in December, Sebastian Ceria, CEO of Axioma, a portfolio optimization and risk management firm, told CNBC.

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    Europe is facing considerable event risk this week. Here's how to protect yourself using currencies.