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International Organizations G20

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    New capital requirements proposed by global regulators demanding that the biggest banks hold extra capital by 2019 will bring about a new recession, Rochdale's vice-president for equity research Dick Bove wrote in a weekend market note.

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    The matters of food production, lack of transparency in food stocks and speculation on commodities markets need to be tackled as they are affecting food prices, French agriculture minister Bruno Le Maire told CNBC.com Monday.

  • Inflation hints from Europe spell good news for the euro, but not so much for the dollar or the yen. Time for your daily FX Fix.

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    The dollar is stronger - really - and Iceland is planning a slow thaw. Your daily FX Fix, right here.

  • Poll: Will a sustained $100 oil crimp the global economic recovery?

  • G20 finance ministers concluded meetings over the weekend in France where they highlighted the key role of exchange rates, monetary and fiscal policies in determining whether a country's policies lead to imbalances.

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    In the five-star Westin Hotel in Paris Friday, the world's top central bankers met to discuss the risks facing the global economy in 2011.

  • In case you haven't been paying attention to the IMF's proposals for changes to Special Drawing Rights - and really, who has been? - here are some reasons you should.

  • World power is at a point where neither a single nation nor a block of countries will be able to drive their own agenda, Ian Bremmer, president of Eurasia Group, told CNBC on Tuesday.

  • The Group of 20 industrialized nations is on its way to obsolescence and the world  is at a point where neither a single country nor a bloc of countries will be able to drive an international agenda, according to Ian Bremmer, president of Eurasia Group, and Nouriel Roubini, chairman of Roubini Global Economics.

  • Egyptian demonstrators hold up placards during a protest in central Cairo to demand the ouster of President Hosni Mubarak and calling for reforms.

    The Egyptian military entered the streets of Cairo amid protests, but the World Economic Forum kept its focus on the big economies.

  • Want to stump Davos participants? Ask them what the big theme is this year.

  • Doing what other US officials should have been doing all along, the Force, otherwise known as Gentle Ben, struck back last week and defended US monetary policy. But more importantly, in a very nice way, he told other nations to look to their own houses andback off on the criticism of the US.

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    Sen. Bob Corker (R-Tenn.) wants the Federal Reserve to drop its dual mandate of ensuring price stability and full employment and focus only on containing inflation.

  • A man walks in front of a screen showing flags of the participating nations for the upcoming G20 Summit at its venue in Seoul on November 4, 2010.

    When the G-20 summit ended, attention focused on American global weakness rather than American global power, with no free trade agreement and intense criticism of recent action by the Federal Reserve,

  • President Barack Obama claimed a stronger hand on the world stage Friday despite electoral defeats at home, failure to get a free-trade agreement with South Korea and lackluster international support for his get-tough policy with China on trade and currency disputes.

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    It's great fun to be a private equity master of the universe. For one thing, you get to say stuff like "“I’m not a bank, I’m a user of banks,” during closed-door meetings at the G-20 Summit.

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    The Federal Reserve's plan to buy more Treasury bonds has incited critics at home to complain of inevitable high inflation and financial turmoil.

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    Cisco's disappointing earnings news and the dollar could combine to be a drag on stocks Thursday.

  • Stocks slid Wednesday, despite news of an unexpected drop in US jobless claims and a narrowing of the trade deficit. Art Cashin, director of floor operations at UBS Financial Services, shared his outlook.