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

    The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has cut its growth forecast for the UK economy to 1.5 percent for 2011, but has said it continues to support the coalition government’s spending cuts.  

  • Dollar on Downdraft, Peruvian Sol Under a Cloud Monday, 6 Jun 2011 | 7:58 AM ET
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    The dollar is down again, the euro is twitching, and an election in Peru is casting a shadow — time for your Monday FX Fix.

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    Commodities will weaken in the short term as the Chinese economy starts to slow, but prices could once again move higher from this fall boosted by power constraints in China, Jim Lennon, head of commodities research at Macquarie Bank told CNBC on Monday.

  • Germans Have No Choice But to Pay: Wadhwa Monday, 6 Jun 2011 | 1:20 AM ET
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    Whether we like it or not, whether we're the German or French tax payer who has to foot the bill or the Greek, Spanish or Irish citizen who feels the pain of austerity in his or her respective purse – there is no choice!

  • Top Tories Reject Clamour for Plan B Monday, 6 Jun 2011 | 12:22 AM ET
    Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron (front 2nd Left) calls an end to a group picture with his new cabinet ministers in the garden of Number 10 Downing Street in London, England.

    There is no need for a “plan B” for the economy even if conditions change, senior Conservatives insisted on Sunday as Ed Balls renewed his attack on the government’s “reckless” deficit reduction program, reported the FT.

  • Five Things to Watch: Steve Jobs and More Sunday, 5 Jun 2011 | 8:54 PM ET
    Steve Jobs

    Juxtapositions galore. Apple gets ready to debut its iCloud, while everyone else's cloud gets hacked. Portuguese elections set the stage for austerity, while austerity rocks Greece. Here's what we're watching...

  • How to Trade the Aftermath of Friday's Data Friday, 3 Jun 2011 | 7:46 PM ET
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    The dollar has taken a beating over the last week. Here's how to trade it now.

  • Money Match Up Friday, 3 Jun 2011 | 5:30 PM ET
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    The dollar gets crushed on a weak jobs report. A look at the currency trade, with CNBC's Melissa Lee and the Money in Motion traders. Also, cold cash and hot commodities. And is now the time to sell gold, with Dennis Gartman, The Gartman Letter.

  • CNBC.com Market Outlook Friday, 3 Jun 2011 | 4:30 PM ET
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    The week's top business news and investment advice, including whether you should short financials, and which tech names are smart buys, with CNBC's Brian Sullivan.

  • The Parthenon in Greece

    If the secret to understanding a nation lies in understanding its founding, those trying to understand Greece might want to look to Solon.

  • What Happens When Greece Defaults Friday, 3 Jun 2011 | 10:41 AM ET
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    Andrew Lilco at the Telegraph lays out the likely events of what happens in the event of a Greek default.

  • Jobs Data Disappoints and Safe-Havens Soar Friday, 3 Jun 2011 | 9:39 AM ET
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    Safe-haven currencies are on a roll. Yes, it's the economy, stupid — time for your FX Fix.

  • See what's happening, who's talking and what will be making headlines on Friday's Squawk on the Street.

  • Euro Trade Is All in the Timing Thursday, 2 Jun 2011 | 4:12 PM ET
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    Your best euro trade right now is all about your time frame, this strategist says.

  • Greek Deal? Big Deal, Strategist Says Thursday, 2 Jun 2011 | 10:25 AM ET
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    If the market overreacts on the plus side to any news of a Greek debt deal, here's how to trade.

  • Bailiffs From Brussels Not Welcome in Athens: Analyst Thursday, 2 Jun 2011 | 8:32 AM ET
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    The Greek people's reaction to the implemented austerity measures should not be ignored, warned Alastair Newton, managing director and senior political analyst at Nomura.

  • Euro Rises, Kiwi Falls Thursday, 2 Jun 2011 | 7:24 AM ET
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    Europe is the place to be, with the euro and the Swiss franc rising, but watch out for falling kiwis — it's time for your FX Fix.

  • Disappointing UK Manufacturing Fuels Recovery Fears Thursday, 2 Jun 2011 | 3:28 AM ET
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    The latest numbers for UK manufacturing showed a continued weakening, prompting concerns that the economic recovery is likely to be more protracted than forecasts have suggested.

  • The foreign exchange market is running scared and there will be a fresh round of quantitative easing, David Bloom, global head of foreign exchange markets at HSBC told CNBC Wednesday.

  • Greece Is More Like Argentina Than Uruguay: Economist Thursday, 2 Jun 2011 | 1:59 AM ET
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    Past voluntary debt reprofilings in Latin America have worked to varying degrees, but "soft" restructuring is not going to solve Greece's debt problems, according to Stuart Culverhouse, chief economist of frontier markets specialist Exotix