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    The price of corn is the latest of a series of signals that remind investors about 2008, the year the financial crisis spread across the globe and Lehman Brothers collapsed, Simon Derrick, chief currency strategist at Bank of New York Mellon, wrote in a note Monday.

  • Financial Service Jobs Rise to Pre-Crisis Levels Monday, 4 Jul 2011 | 3:44 AM ET
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    Volumes of business across the UK financial services sector slowed in the three months to June  but jobs jumped, a survey published by the Confederation of British Industry (CBI) revealed on Monday.

  • Strauss-Kahn Accuser’s Call Alarmed Prosecutors Saturday, 2 Jul 2011 | 10:28 AM ET
    ZURICH, SWITZERLAND - MAY 10: International Monetary Fund Managing Director Dominique Strauss-Kahn leaves the Second Annual Conference of International Monetary Fund held at the Baur au Lac Hotel on May 10, 2011 in Zurich, Switzerland. The conference hosted by the Swiss National Bank (SNB) and the International Monetary Fund (IMF), brought together central bank governors and senior policymakers, to debat about the reform of the international monetary system with topics such as global liquidity p

    Little by little, the woman's credibility as a witness crumbled — she had lied about her immigration, about being gang raped in Guinea, about her experiences in her homeland and about her finances, officials told the NY Times.

  • Money Match Up Friday, 1 Jul 2011 | 5:30 PM ET
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    A tale of two euros: Despite Greek turmoil, the ECB is expected to raise rates next week. How to profit using currencies, with CNBC's Scott Wapner and the Money in Motion traders. And will next week's jobs report lift the dollar.

  • CNBC.com Market Outlook Friday, 1 Jul 2011 | 5:00 PM ET
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    The week's top business news and investment advice, including end of QE2 plays, European equities, financial favorites and more.

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    The euro had a big runup after the Greek crisis was temporarily resolved, but traders are flummoxed about next moves.

  • Can DSK Become a Comeback Kid? Friday, 1 Jul 2011 | 12:07 PM ET
    Former International Monetary Fund leader Dominique Strauss-Kahn enters New York State Supreme Court for a hearing on July 1, 2011 in New York City.

    Warren Buffett famously said: "It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it."

  • Strauss-Kahn Case Seen in Jeopardy Friday, 1 Jul 2011 | 9:59 AM ET
    ZURICH, SWITZERLAND - MAY 10: International Monetary Fund Managing Director Dominique Strauss-Kahn leaves the Second Annual Conference of International Monetary Fund held at the Baur au Lac Hotel on May 10, 2011 in Zurich, Switzerland. The conference hosted by the Swiss National Bank (SNB) and the International Monetary Fund (IMF), brought together central bank governors and senior policymakers, to debat about the reform of the international monetary system with topics such as global liquidity p

    The sexual assault case against Dominique Strauss-Kahn is on the verge of collapse as investigators have uncovered major holes in the credibility of the housekeeper who charged that he attacked her in his Manhattan hotel suite in May, according to two well-placed law enforcement officials. The NYT reports.

  • Confusion in Europe, Gloom in Japan Friday, 1 Jul 2011 | 9:10 AM ET
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    Japanese businesses are pessimistic and euro traders don't know what to think — it's time for your Friday FX Fix.

  • Why a Greek Austerity Budget Will Lift the Ringgit Thursday, 30 Jun 2011 | 12:06 PM ET

    Strong medicine for Greece will jumpstart aid plans and currency investors' fears will ease, one strategist says.

  • Greeks Are Austere and Euro Investors Are Happy Thursday, 30 Jun 2011 | 9:15 AM ET
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    Greece bites the bullet and currency investors get busy. Time for your Thursday FX Fix.

  • UK Banks May Never  Regain Lost Ground : The Banker Thursday, 30 Jun 2011 | 8:34 AM ET

    The UK banking sector may never recover its once - dominat position in the global economy following the financial crisis of 2008, a new  survey revealed on Thursday.

  • Euro Stress Test Speculation Unfounded: EBA Chairman Wednesday, 29 Jun 2011 | 10:34 AM ET
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    Press reports that the European Banking Authority (EBA) could fail up to 15 European banks as a show of the strength and resilience of the tests are completely unfounded, the EBA’s chairman said on Wednesday.

  • UK Regulator Must Focus on Competition: Policymaker Wednesday, 29 Jun 2011 | 10:05 AM ET
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    The UK government needs to address the concerns that the parliamentary committee which oversees the banking industry still has over its proposed regulatory reforms, a senior Conservative politician has told CNBC.com

  • In a Greek Default, Higher Risk for Money Market Funds Wednesday, 29 Jun 2011 | 8:58 AM ET
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    Money market funds have long been a popular haven for conservative investors, but they could become one way that the tremors of the financial crisis in Greece touch the pocketbooks of Americans — about 50 million of them the New York Times reports.

  • Greece Needs 'Leaders, Not Accountants': Businessman Wednesday, 29 Jun 2011 | 6:29 AM ET
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    European politicians need to "stop talking like accountants and become leaders," Harris Ikonomopoulos, president of the British Hellenic Chamber of Commerce, told CNBC Wednesday.

  • Greek Growth Minister Confident That Vote Will Pass Wednesday, 29 Jun 2011 | 2:07 AM ET
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    In an interview with CNBC, Greece's minister for growth, competitiveness and shipping, Michalis Chrisochoides, was utterly confident that his PASOK party will be able to push through the unpopular medium-term austerity package.

  • Why a Short-Term Fix for Greece Makes Sense Tuesday, 28 Jun 2011 | 11:23 AM ET
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    A Greek default could be a couple of years away, and that wouldn't be such a bad thing, this strategist says. 

  • Trichet Gets Tough, Bank of England Not So Much Tuesday, 28 Jun 2011 | 10:00 AM ET
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    Trichet is vigilant, a Bank of England official is dovish, and central bank managers are down on the dollar. Time for your FX Fix.

  • Lagarde Wants to Heal 'Open Wounds' at IMF Tuesday, 28 Jun 2011 | 8:00 AM ET
    French Finance Minister Christine Lagarde is considered the top contender to replace Strauss-Kahn as IMF chief.

    Christine Lagarde said that she wants to fix the “open wounds” left by Dominique Strauss-Kahn’s departure from the IMF.