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  • Will Bernanke's Briefings Be Like Trichet's? Wednesday, 27 Apr 2011 | 4:03 AM ET
    Jean-Claude Trichet

    Should we congratulate or commiserate? .....That the Federal Resereve does it too now. That the Fed has decided to flank its policy decisions by regular press briefings from now on.

  • Lessons for America From Austerity’s Canary Tuesday, 26 Apr 2011 | 5:03 AM ET
    President Barack Obama speaking on Fiscal Policy

    Having just spent a week in the US I can confirm Americans and the British share an awful lot in common.

  • How 'Green' Can Germany Get? Tuesday, 26 Apr 2011 | 12:19 AM ET
    Reichstag Parliment building, Berlin, Germany

    Could there really be a "Green" German Chancellor one day? What would that mean? How "green" can Germany get? ... Questions I am being asked rather often these days - even and especially from outside Germany, says CNBC's Silvia Wadhwa.

  • The Week Ahead     Thursday, 21 Apr 2011 | 6:02 PM ET

    CNBC's Tyler Mathisen looks ahead to what are likely to be next week's top business and financial stories, including Ben Bernanke's first-ever Fed press conference.

  • Busch: 2012 Presidential Race and S&P Thursday, 21 Apr 2011 | 1:37 PM ET

    What does the 2102 US election have to do with the S&P downgrade and warning? Everything. Since Obama announced on April 4, the president's numbers have gone down in every poll conducted during that period according to The Hill.

  • How Would a Greek Debt Deal Affect the Euro? Thursday, 21 Apr 2011 | 10:47 AM ET

    Widespread expectations of a Greek debt deal are clouding the outlook for the euro. But it might not be as painful as some investors think.

  • The Richest Royal Wedding Guests Thursday, 21 Apr 2011 | 12:21 AM ET
    On April 29, 2011, millions of people across the world will watch Prince William wed his long term girlfriend and college sweetheart, Kate Middleton at Westminster Abbey in London. William and Catherine (as she will be known officially ) have urged that the ceremony reflects these recessionary times and avoids being overly "lavish , " but with a guest list boasting royalty, oligarchs and celebrities, their nuptials will be celebrated by some of the wealthiest people in the world - for whom being

    So, who is expected to be the richest in attendance at the royal wedding of Prince William to college sweetheart, Kate Middleton? Click to find out.

  • Busch: Money In Motion Trade Update Wednesday, 20 Apr 2011 | 10:47 AM ET

    On last Friday's Money In Motion show, I recommended a trade - selling the U.S. dollar against the Norwegian krone. Here's an update.

  • Trading the Globe     Tuesday, 19 Apr 2011 | 10:23 AM ET

    Turkish stocks rally as new central bank governor takes helm, with Tim Seymour, Emergingmoney.com and Jay Pelosky, J2Z Advisory founder.

  • Euro Stops Dropping, Loonie Lifts Off Tuesday, 19 Apr 2011 | 8:55 AM ET

    The Canadian dollar is soaring on the wings of a strong inflation report, and yesterday's euro slide has halted — it's time for your FX Fix.

  • Stop Avoiding Euro Debt Restructuring: Choudhry Monday, 18 Apr 2011 | 3:39 AM ET
    Stacks of 5-Euro bills

    Combine a number of countries into a currency union, and the voices of those proclaiming that sovereign default is akin to the arrival of the four horsemen of the apocalypse get louder.

  • What's That Up There? Why, the Euro Friday, 15 Apr 2011 | 10:06 AM ET

    The euro has been bouncing around $1.45 for the past several days. How much further can it run? Here's what the experts say.

  • Greek Default Talk Raises Spillover Fears Friday, 15 Apr 2011 | 5:09 AM ET
    The Parthenon in Greece

    The Greek government on Friday outlined plans aimed at avoiding a restructuring of its debt, but said detailed measures would only be revealed after Easter.

  • Soft Patch Alert     Thursday, 14 Apr 2011 | 6:00 PM ET

    No one's sure whether to go forward or pull back in this soft patch. Either way, the trigger pullers are recalibrating their world view, says Cramer. And people are saying things have turned for the worse. Fortunately, Cramer has a different take.

  • Bankers Running Rings Around Regulators Thursday, 14 Apr 2011 | 4:40 AM ET
    G20

    In 2009, as the financial crisis entered its darkest days, G20 leaders descended on London for a meeting aimed at bringing the world economy back from the brink.

  • Busch: Obama's Plan and the Economy Wednesday, 13 Apr 2011 | 12:42 PM ET

    Politicians are finally waking up to deal with the issue of the deficit. But ultimately, there's a  right way and a wrong way.

  • Cheap Money Will Not Solve Problems: ECB Official Wednesday, 13 Apr 2011 | 1:51 AM ET
    European Central Bank

    Loose monetary policy will not solve the euro zone’s structural imbalances and the ECB needs to focus on price stability to help rein in commodity-led inflation, according to incoming ECB Board Member Peter Praet.

  • EU Debt Crisis Boosting Far Right Wednesday, 13 Apr 2011 | 1:29 AM ET

    As austerity measures kick in and the euro zone debt crisis begins to really bite voters where it hurts, in the pocket, extreme political parties are becoming mainstream, warns Dylan Grice, a strategist at Societe Generale in Paris.

  • Risky Business? No Thanks Tuesday, 12 Apr 2011 | 2:59 PM ET

    Risk-on has been investors' favored approach to currencies for several weeks now. But one top strategist says the time for risky business is ending.

  • Debt Ratios Still Rising     Tuesday, 12 Apr 2011 | 10:02 AM ET

    CNBC's Bertha Coombs on the latest IMF report that says debt ratios are still rising in the U.S. The impact this has on the economy.