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  • Bank of England Faces Tough Decision on Stimulus Thursday, 5 Nov 2009 | 4:07 AM ET
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    The Bank of England's injection of 175 billion pounds ($289 billion) into the economy hasn't yet pulled Britain out of recession, and the central bank now faces a difficult decision on whether to raise the stakes.

  • Intel in the Anti-Trust Crosshairs, but Why? Wednesday, 4 Nov 2009 | 11:59 AM ET
    Intel's headquarters in Santa Clara, California.

    New York Attorney General Andrew Cuomo filed some salacious charges this morning, accusing Intel of using "illegal threats and collusion" to control the microprocessor market.

  • In Tough Times, Diageo Still Going High End Wednesday, 4 Nov 2009 | 8:13 AM ET

    Joint ventures with a family business and a show-business icon are key in Diageo's vodka plans.

  • Crisis Sweeps Through Central and Eastern Europe Tuesday, 3 Nov 2009 | 3:34 AM ET
    The European Union's former communist members spooked the West earlier this year, when some investors and analysts believed their crumbling economies could send shockwaves through the system and even sink the EU.The International Monetary Fund and the EU have pumped billions of euros in Central and Eastern European countries to alleviate the pain of the crisis, but their economies are still suffering. Click ahead to see what they expect for this year.

    The International Monetary Fund and the EU have pumped billions of euros in Central and Eastern European countries, but their economies are still suffering.

  • Do you remember that very strong European Competition czar who battled Microsoft and Intel, accusing them of anti-competitive behavior? The question now is: will she be strong enough to battle Germany’s Angela Merkel?

  • $17 Million 'Gem of Tanzania' Actually Worth $160 Friday, 2 Oct 2009 | 9:42 AM ET
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    An enormous precious stone listed on a now bankrupt company's books for the value of 11 million pounds ($17.4 million) is probably not worth more than 100 pounds, British media reported Friday.

  • Europe to Release Some Bank Stress Test Results Saturday, 26 Sep 2009 | 6:42 AM ET
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    Twenty-two large banks in Europe may have accumulated credit losses of close to $580 billion for this year and next, the New York Times reports.

  • Speculation that the European Commission could order a breakup of Lloyds Banking Group is nonsense, but the possibility that the Commission could order the group to sell some assets should come as no surprise, a senior commission officer told CNBC Thursday.

  • Boeing-Airbus Dispute: WTO Rules in Favor of US Friday, 4 Sep 2009 | 3:30 PM ET
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    The World Trade Organization on Friday handed the United States and European Union its long-awaited intial decision in their dispute over government financing for airplane makers.

  • Sun's Server Share Hit as Antitrust Scrutiny Looms Wednesday, 2 Sep 2009 | 3:51 AM ET
    Sun Microsystems's headquarters in Santa Clara, California.

    Uncertainty about Sun Microsystems' future appears to have contributed to serious erosion in the company's market share for computer servers in the latest quarter, according to new data being released Wednesday.

  • Second Stimulus Needed to Avoid Lost Decade: Krugman Monday, 10 Aug 2009 | 2:42 AM ET
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    The world economy needs a second stimulus if it is to avoid the fate of Japan in the 1990s when it was stuck with years of sluggish growth, Nobel laureate and professor of economics Paul Krugman told CNBC.

  • Sick with Swine Flu? You Can Still Fly Thursday, 30 Jul 2009 | 9:27 AM ET

    The European Union's transport chief said Thursday that airlines cannot arbitrarily bar suspected swine flu sufferers from flights.

  • Farrell: Now, Now, Children Wednesday, 8 Jul 2009 | 12:10 PM ET
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    Well, the Administration can't say "give it time to work" and have some others say "we need another one before this one has had time to do its thing." Talk about creating a box needlessly. And don't you find it curious that the meat of the Stimulus package, the shovel-ready job-creation part of the deal, is due to hit just about in time for the midterm elections?

  • UK Government is Shaken, Not Just Stirred Wednesday, 3 Jun 2009 | 9:08 AM ET
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    The burgeoning British scandal over the misuse of government expense accounts is claiming its first major victims and setting the stage for a major shake-up in the country's leadership.

  • Euro May Bring Europe Down: EU Parliament Member Tuesday, 19 May 2009 | 4:47 AM ET

    The singe European currency may bring the end of the whole European Union, because its one-size-fits-all approach means countries on the "wrong" side of the economic cycle lose out, European MP Nigel Farage said.

  • You've Missed the Rally: Analysts Thursday, 14 May 2009 | 8:34 AM ET
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    The recent rally in stocks has run out of steam and there are no reasons for it to come back, two analysts told CNBC Thursday.

  • The ECB Will Have to Print Money: Strategist Tuesday, 12 May 2009 | 8:14 AM ET
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    The European Central Bank will have to print and sell euros in the currency markets to alleviate the pain the strong single currency is causing to the euro zone, David Bloom, global head of foreign exchange strategy at HSBC told CNBC Tuesday.

  • Danske Bank Does Not Need To Raise Capital: Analyst Monday, 11 May 2009 | 7:04 AM ET
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    Danske Bank has access to fresh capital if economic conditions worsen, as recent commitments for a loan from the government would provide it with enough of a cushion, an analyst with financial services investment bank KBW told CNBC.com Monday.

  • US Stress Tests Leave Europe's Banks Exposed Saturday, 9 May 2009 | 9:53 AM ET
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    The results of the stress tests on 19 of the biggest US banks have left European banks exposed, as they now look vulnerable to recapitalization needs and to claims that not all checks were made to ensure rules were being followed, analysts said on Friday.

  • Economists Plead for Lower Euro Rates Friday, 1 May 2009 | 8:18 AM ET
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    The European Central Bank Shadow Council said it saw no need to set an interest rate floor at 1 percent, smashing official ECB proposals to prevent the rate from reaching 0 percent.