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  • In turn, the "Mad Money" host thinks global prospects look brighter.

  • Greek Debt Deal Talks Continue

    Negotiators will be back in Athens tomorrow to continue discussions about reducing Greece's debt, with CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera.

  • S&P Downgrades Already Priced In?

    S&P downgraded the Euro Zone rescue fund by one notch Tuesday. Camilla Sutton, chief currency strategist at Scotia Capital, discusses whether the move is already priced into the market.

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    There is trouble brewing over the European Central Bank's Greek debt position, but Greek Prime Minister Papademos isn't going near it.

  • U.S. Markets Shrug Off Euro Downgrades

    The U.S. market is shrugging off S&P downgrades of nine European countries and the Euro Zone bailout fund. What's driving the teflon market? David Kelly, JPMorgan Funds, discusses.

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    Investors are bracing for a return to volatility when markets in the United States reopen on Tuesday, the New York Times reports.

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    Italy’s prime minister has pleaded for Germany and other creditor countries to do more to help lower his country’s borrowing costs, warning there would be a “powerful backlash” among voters in the euro zone’s struggling periphery if they did not, the Financial Times reports.

  • Markets expect too much from European policymakers when it comes to plans to solve the euro zone debt crisis, which worsened on Friday when rating agency Standard & Poor's downgraded some euro members, a former Bank of England official told CNBC.

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    In an exclusive interview, Greek Prime Minister Lucas Papademos is taking straight aim at those who suggest Greece should abandon the euro: “This is really not an option.”

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    Greek Prime Minister Lucas Papademos, in an exclusive interview with CNBC, said “printing money is not an answer” when it comes to the European Financial Crisis, and declined to wade into the growing controversy over the ECB’s role in Greek debt.

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    The credit ratings downgrade by Standard and Poor's of nine euro zone countries, will likely lead to changes to the European Financial Stability Facility (EFSF), the Chairman of the sovereign debt committee at Standard and Poor's told CNBC on Monday.

  • Exclusive: Greek PM on the Euro Zone

    CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera sits down with Greek Prime Minister Lucas Papademos to discuss the country's ongoing negotiations with the private sector and Greece's place in the euro zone.

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    As Europe’s debt turmoil enters its third year, no clear solutions are yet in sight — despite recent signs that a new lending program by the European Central Bank might be easing pressures.

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    With Standard & Poor's cutting credit ratings for France and others, here's how to trade the changing landscape.

  • Money Match Up

    After months of rumors, S&P downgraded France, Italy and Spain. Germany, the Netherlands and Finland were spared. What the downgrade means for the euro, with Sean Egan, Egan Jones, CNBC's Melissa Lee and the Money in Motion traders.

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    It is unclear the extent to which the downgrades will alter the function of the international monetary system over time. It is also unclear how material the incremental headwinds blowing out of Europe will be for countries already facing internal fragilities.

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    A month ago, just one in seven investors considered one or more nations leaving the Eurozone a likelihood. That number has since doubled.

  • Downgrade Looms for Europe

    Stocks slide on reports of an S&P downgrade on euro zone nations. Insight on how will this impact your portfolio, with David Donabedian, Atlantic Trust CIO.

  • France Downgrade & Short the Euro?

    Why now is the time to short the euro, with MacNeil Curry, Bank of America head of FX; Steve Weiss, Short Hills Capital managing partner; and CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera has the details on whether debt deal talks in Greece could be hitting a snag.

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    In May 2010, the Eurozone crisis began with turmoil in Greece. In spring 2012, new turmoil in Greece will frame the end-game of the Eurozone itself.