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  • Recession-themed newsprint cuttings

    Sometimes a summer vacation can set you up for the autumn, allowing you some-hard earned rest to recharge the batteries before returning to the office, light of heart and confident about the prospects for the rest of the year.

  • The Plan for Unemployment

    A preview of President Obama's jobs plan to be delivered this Thursday to a joint session of Congress. And analysis of what needs to be done to create jobs in the U.S., with Steve Blitz, ITG, who says Obama's jobs plan won't work, and Mark Vitner, Wells Fargo.

  • Europe's Effect on the U.S.

    Why what goes on in European economies has such an impact on the U.S. markets, with CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera. And a trader triple play, with Eric Wilkinson, independent trader; Boris Schlossberg, GFT Forex; and Bill O'Neill, Logic Advisors, on gold. And can the EuroZone be saved, with Tony Nash, Economist Intelligence Unit, and CNBC's Simon Hobbs.

  • Nouriel Roubini

    If Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi left office, the market would lay off Italy, according to Nouriel Roubini, the founder of Roubini Global Economics.

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    European shares fell sharply on Monday amid renewed fears over the euro zone debt crisis and a warning from Deutsche Bank’s CEO on the outlook for banks.

  • Euros & Downward Graph

    Piling on more debt to help kick start growth will simply “stunt growth” and threaten economic welfare according to German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schäuble.

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    The man who ran Germany when the euro began trading has an idea to save the euro zone: the creation of a "United States of Europe."

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    Greater fiscal and political union is needed in Europe, and will be discussed by euro zone leaders within months, Joaquin Almunia, EU Competition Commissioner, told CNBC Saturday.

  • Zurich, Switzerland

    The Swiss central bank has started to buy French and German government debt from the markets to try to bring the Swiss franc down, Dow Jones newswire wrote on Saturday, quoting a report by German newspaper Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung.

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    Ever wondered what your home might look like in 10 years’ time? Will it be cleaned by robots and run by computers? Will your fridge go online to allow you to discuss dinner plans with your spouse or instruct it to do the shopping?

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    This week's European Central Bank meeting will show whether the ECB can save the global economy. Here's how to get ready.

  • Between the stunningly bad jobs report and the mess in Europe, investors have more than their share of reasons to avoid risk. Here's how.

  • It seems both the bulls and bears are owning the lousy jobs report as the key catalyst that sends the market whooshing lower -- errr surging higher. How can that be?

  • IFA 2008 Consumer Electronics Trade Fair

    Japan's earthquake and tsunami triggered a “change in people’s relation with energy,” Toshiba CEO Masaaki Osumi told delegates at the IFA technology fair on Friday.

  • Lake Como, Italy

    The site of the Villa d’Este on the shores of Lake Como has been the home of medieval nuns, Jesuit priests, and Caroline of Brunswick, the scandalous Princess of Wales.

  • "If you look at the situation of the economic crisis it was always more political than financial. We need to simplify the decision-making process because at the moment it is far too complicated," Jose Maria Aznar, former Prime Minister of Spain, told CNBC.

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    In Greece, "further economic weakness expected this year, partly driven by the global slowdown, can only make things worse also on the fiscal front," according to economists at Credit Suisse in London.

  • The world’s developed economies are trapped at the “stall speed” of low growth and need to have greater fiscal stimulus and less austerity to kick-start growth, leading economist Nouriel Roubini told CNBC Friday.

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    Dismal news is sending the euro tumbling - but that doesn't mean you should jump in on weakness.

  • Visitors are reflected in glossy TV screens at Sony's booth at the 50th edition of "IFA" in Berlin at the 50th edition of "IFA" in Berlin, September 7, 2010. IFA, the world's largest consumer electronics and home appliances fair opens to the public from September 3 to 8, 2010. AFP PHOTO / ODD ANDERSEN (Photo credit should read ODD ANDERSEN/AFP/Getty Images)

    With consumers increasingly turning to the web for entertainment, televisions which allow users to download shows off the Internet will be vying for attention at the IFA technology fair in Berlin this week as technology companies make a push into a potentially huge market.