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  • WOTS Now: Sarkozy, Merkel & the Markets

    CNBC's Simon Hobbs with the latest details from the European leaders, and the White House responds to Gov. Rick Perry's threat to the Fed chairman, with CNBC's Eamon Javers. Also, the Fast Money traders weigh in on Europe's economy and how to play it, with Dennis Gartman, The Gartman Letter.

  • Merkel & Sarkozy Meet

    CNBC's Ross Westgate has the latest details on the meeting between the two European leaders, and a preview of today's press conference, with Michael Hewson, CMC Markets; Daniel Gross, Yahoo Finance, and CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera.

  • Merkel And Sarkozy Meet Amid Greece Crisis

    Though Tuesday's Sarkozy-Merkel meeting won't focus on issuing euro bonds, some say its adoption may be the only way to save the EU, reports The New York Times.

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    German growth disappoints, British inflation rolls on, and Sarkozy and Merkel are set to meet - time for your FX Fix.

  • Recession-themed newsprint cuttings

    The next recession could happen within a quarter of a year, one fund manager told CNBC Tuesday, as weak German economic growth figures were announced.

  • Sarkozy, Merkel & Your Money

    A preview of tomorrow's meeting between the two leaders and its impact on global markets, with Charles Dallara, Institute of International Finance.

  • Unemployed men queuing for coffee and bread at a soup kitchen run by the Bahai Fellowship at 203 East 9th Street, New York, circa 1930.

    As the European markets were braced for another turbulent day, one analyst at Citi warned that a decade of economic slowdown could follow if Italy and Spain default on their debt repayments.

  • France

    The big French banks were nursing their wounds Thursday after a huge sell-off Wednesday afternoon.

  • Tennis

    August is famously the month when most of Europe hits the beach. Markets are quiet, parliaments are closed, and very little happens.

  • French President Nicholas Sarkozy

    A man in a crowd yanked French President Nicolas Sarkozy by the shoulder Thursday and nearly knocked him to the ground before being tackled by security officers and detained.

  • When it comes to resources for the physically active, not all US cities are created equal. Some have more parks and bicycle lanes than others. Some are blessed with perfect climates. Some are situated next to national parks. And some simply have a lot of gyms. But what they all have in common are attributes that encourage people to get outside and stay active.Click ahead to see some of the cities that are havens for physically active Americans.

    When it comes to resources for the physically active, not all US cities are created equal. Click to see some of the cities that are havens for physically active Americans.

  • Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg is here (Like). She declined to do any TV interviews (Unlike) as speculation over timing of an inevitable IPO mounts (Poke).

  • French President Nicholas Sarkozy

    Nicolas Sarkozy has invited the digital industry to pop to Paris for a few days this week to chew the fat before the G8 summit. And Rebecca Meehan is going along for the ride.

  • Euro coins

    We often get a frenzy of negative Europe speculation on a Friday afternoon either from fear of what might emerge over the weekend or mischief-making by Dollar-bulls. And today is no exception.

  • Euro bills and coins in cash register tray

    Germany and the rest of Europe will loan Athens more money to keep Greece servicing its debt and prevent writedowns by European governments and banks on loans they've already made to Greece.

  • German Chancellor Angela Merkel

    Angela Merkel, German chancellor, has blamed Japan’s nuclear crisis, triggered by this month’s earthquake, for the “very painful defeat” suffered by her ruling party in the state of Baden-Württemberg, the Financial Times reports.