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  • Romney’s Day to Relish Is Marred by Aide’s Gaffe Thursday, 22 Mar 2012 | 4:57 AM ET
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    Mitt Romney sought to use the coveted endorsement of Jeb Bush on Wednesday to amplify his call for Republicans to rally behind his candidacy and get on with the mission of ousting President Obama. The NYT reports.

  • Will Scotland Drop Sterling for Euro? Thursday, 22 Mar 2012 | 3:17 AM ET

    Scotland’s centuries-old struggle with the "Auld Enemy"– England–is reaching a new chapter with renewed push for full Scottish independence.

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    European shares are expected to open lower Thursday as concerns turn to Spain after the country’s bond yields rose sharply Wednesday, prompting fears that the debt crisis plaguing the euro zone could return.

  • Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne holds Disraeli's original budget box as he leaves 11 Downing Street for Parliament.

    UK Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne announced aggressive cuts to corporation tax as he pledged to make the UK more competitive in his second full budget Wednesday.

  • Portugal to Follow Greece: Roubini's Das Wednesday, 21 Mar 2012 | 7:19 AM ET

    Europe will see a recession this year and Portugal is likely to follow in Greece’s footsteps as the country struggles with high borrowing costs, according to the Managing Director of Market Research and Strategy at Roubini Global Economics.

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    We've turned the corner. When I say “we,” I of course mean the world. And once again the economy that will have the greatest influence on world recovery is that of the United States. The unsubtle sign of US recovery is jobs growth, which we referred to last week and which has exceeded expectations.

  • Stocks Are Cheap, Buy Cyclicals: Blackrock Wednesday, 21 Mar 2012 | 3:03 AM ET

    Global equity valuations are very attractive compared to government bonds stocks and are currently relatively cheap,  Stuart Reeve, Portfolio Manager at Blackrock Equities told CNBC.

  • FTSE, DAX, CAC Seen Higher; Budgets Watched Wednesday, 21 Mar 2012 | 2:14 AM ET
  • UK Budget: Top-Rate Tax Cuts, Job Initiatives Expected Wednesday, 21 Mar 2012 | 1:51 AM ET
    Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne holds Disraeli's original budget box as he leaves 11 Downing Street for Parliament.

    Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne is expected to strike a note of caution and keep the Treasury’s purse strings firmly closed in Wednesday’s Budget – despite the UK government’s borrowing figures coming in lower than expected.

  • A Wall St. Firm Advises Greece, With Discretion Tuesday, 20 Mar 2012 | 2:02 PM ET
    The Parthenon in Greece

    BlackRock is helping determine how much capital Greek banks need to raise in the coming months, a crucial step as Greece tries to fix its banking industry and its broader economy, but a risky one. The New York Times reports.

  • FTSE, CAC, DAX to Open Lower After Greek Auction Tuesday, 20 Mar 2012 | 1:57 AM ET

    European stocks are seen opening slightly lower Tuesday after a Greek CDS auction showed investor sentiment remained negative on the country’s economic situation.

  • EU Treatment of Greece Shows 'Moral Decay': Economist Tuesday, 20 Mar 2012 | 1:24 AM ET
    The Greek national flag is seen flying above the parliament building on Syntagma Square in Athens, Greece, on Thursday, Feb. 16, 2012.

    European Union leaders showed “moral decay” in delaying Greece’s bond swap deal in order to minimize the impact on the region’s banks, according to High Frequency Economics’ founder and chief economist, Carl Weinberg.

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    Nearly two-thirds of institutional investors expect Portugal or Ireland to restructure its public debt, according to a survey by Barclays Capital of 700 institutional clients.

  • Reform Key to Greece Recovery: Dallara Monday, 19 Mar 2012 | 7:22 AM ET

    A burden has been lifted off Greece's back, but the country will need to stick to its proposed reform to become a successful economy once again, Charles Dallara, managing director of the Institute of International Finance told CNBC.

  • Europe Stocks Shored Up by Hopes Crisis Abating Monday, 19 Mar 2012 | 2:20 AM ET
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    European stocks are seen heading up on Monday, tracking gains in Asia and buoyed by a market rally in the U.S. where stocks hit a four-year high last week.

  • UK’s Wealthy Cheered by Reported End to 50% Tax Sunday, 18 Mar 2012 | 9:03 AM ET
    Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne holds Disraeli's original budget box as he leaves 11 Downing Street for Parliament.

    UK businesses and Conservative politicians have been lobbying for an end to the 50 percent tax rate on income above 150,000 pounds ($235,500) a year since it was brought in two years ago.

  • Money Match Up Friday, 16 Mar 2012 | 5:30 PM ET
    Money Match Up

    How American got its mojo back. The U.S. dollar's incredible rally and how strong can the greenback get, with CNBC's Scott Wapner and the Money in Motion traders. And the dollar's gain is gold's pain. Peter Schiff, Euro Pacific Capital, on why gold will glitter again.

  • POLL: What Is Your Biggest Debt Worry? Friday, 16 Mar 2012 | 2:27 PM ET
    Investor Guide 2012 - A CNBC Special Report

    With the U.S. economy in recovery mode and Europe’s debt crisis easing, at least for now,  debt remains a big issue for American consumers and corporations, and the government.

  • Sovereign Debt Buyers Search Far and Wide Friday, 16 Mar 2012 | 2:20 PM ET

    Forget the U.S., E.U. and Japan. Look to Eastern Europe, Latin America, and the Asia-Pacific region for stable sources of income.

  • Scotch Industry Resilient in Tough Economic Times Friday, 16 Mar 2012 | 10:20 AM ET
    Glass of Whiskey

    During its 125th anniversary auction, Glenfiddich set a world record for the most expensive bottle of single malt whisky ever sold at auction; the 55-year-old Glenfiddich sold for $94,000.