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  • $17 Million 'Gem of Tanzania' Actually Worth $160 Friday, 2 Oct 2009 | 9:42 AM ET
    Gem of Tanzania

    An enormous precious stone listed on a now bankrupt company's books for the value of 11 million pounds ($17.4 million) is probably not worth more than 100 pounds, British media reported Friday.

  • Europe to Release Some Bank Stress Test Results Saturday, 26 Sep 2009 | 6:42 AM ET

    Twenty-two large banks in Europe may have accumulated credit losses of close to $580 billion for this year and next, the New York Times reports.

  • Speculation that the European Commission could order a breakup of Lloyds Banking Group is nonsense, but the possibility that the Commission could order the group to sell some assets should come as no surprise, a senior commission officer told CNBC Thursday.

  • Boeing-Airbus Dispute: WTO Rules in Favor of US Friday, 4 Sep 2009 | 3:30 PM ET
    An Airbus A380 in take off.

    The World Trade Organization on Friday handed the United States and European Union its long-awaited intial decision in their dispute over government financing for airplane makers.

  • Sun's Server Share Hit as Antitrust Scrutiny Looms Wednesday, 2 Sep 2009 | 3:51 AM ET
    Sun Microsystems's headquarters in Santa Clara, California.

    Uncertainty about Sun Microsystems' future appears to have contributed to serious erosion in the company's market share for computer servers in the latest quarter, according to new data being released Wednesday.

  • Second Stimulus Needed to Avoid Lost Decade: Krugman Monday, 10 Aug 2009 | 2:42 AM ET
    Recovery sign

    The world economy needs a second stimulus if it is to avoid the fate of Japan in the 1990s when it was stuck with years of sluggish growth, Nobel laureate and professor of economics Paul Krugman told CNBC.

  • Sick with Swine Flu? You Can Still Fly Thursday, 30 Jul 2009 | 9:27 AM ET

    The European Union's transport chief said Thursday that airlines cannot arbitrarily bar suspected swine flu sufferers from flights.

  • Farrell: Now, Now, Children Wednesday, 8 Jul 2009 | 12:10 PM ET

    Well, the Administration can't say "give it time to work" and have some others say "we need another one before this one has had time to do its thing." Talk about creating a box needlessly. And don't you find it curious that the meat of the Stimulus package, the shovel-ready job-creation part of the deal, is due to hit just about in time for the midterm elections?

  • UK Government is Shaken, Not Just Stirred Wednesday, 3 Jun 2009 | 9:08 AM ET

    The burgeoning British scandal over the misuse of government expense accounts is claiming its first major victims and setting the stage for a major shake-up in the country's leadership.

  • Euro May Bring Europe Down: EU Parliament Member Tuesday, 19 May 2009 | 4:47 AM ET

    The singe European currency may bring the end of the whole European Union, because its one-size-fits-all approach means countries on the "wrong" side of the economic cycle lose out, European MP Nigel Farage said.

  • You've Missed the Rally: Analysts Thursday, 14 May 2009 | 8:34 AM ET

    The recent rally in stocks has run out of steam and there are no reasons for it to come back, two analysts told CNBC Thursday.

  • The ECB Will Have to Print Money: Strategist Tuesday, 12 May 2009 | 8:14 AM ET

    The European Central Bank will have to print and sell euros in the currency markets to alleviate the pain the strong single currency is causing to the euro zone, David Bloom, global head of foreign exchange strategy at HSBC told CNBC Tuesday.

  • Danske Bank Does Not Need To Raise Capital: Analyst Monday, 11 May 2009 | 7:04 AM ET

    Danske Bank has access to fresh capital if economic conditions worsen, as recent commitments for a loan from the government would provide it with enough of a cushion, an analyst with financial services investment bank KBW told CNBC.com Monday.

  • US Stress Tests Leave Europe's Banks Exposed Saturday, 9 May 2009 | 9:53 AM ET

    The results of the stress tests on 19 of the biggest US banks have left European banks exposed, as they now look vulnerable to recapitalization needs and to claims that not all checks were made to ensure rules were being followed, analysts said on Friday.

  • Economists Plead for Lower Euro Rates Friday, 1 May 2009 | 8:18 AM ET

    The European Central Bank Shadow Council said it saw no need to set an interest rate floor at 1 percent, smashing official ECB proposals to prevent the rate from reaching 0 percent.

  • A New Chance for Online Gambling in the U.S. Monday, 27 Apr 2009 | 12:03 PM ET
    Pokerstars

    Executives of some European gambling companies are whispering that they may get a second chance in the United States.

  • Green Grows On Investors Sunday, 19 Apr 2009 | 6:36 PM ET
    Green Invests Here | A CNBC Special Report

    With a the global economy in recession and energy prices in a slump, the green sector might be languishing, but the Obama administration's commitment to conservation and alternative energy is keeping more than just the die-hard optimists in the game.  As we mark another Earth Day and another Green Is Universal week, few doubt that green is a sustainable business. So check out our special report, "Green Invests Here."

  • Pressure Grows On Government To Up Green Spending Friday, 17 Apr 2009 | 3:32 PM ET
    Strommasten in Bonn am Montag, 15. Januar 2007. In der Bundesregierung gibt es gegensaetzliche Haltungen zu der von der Europaeischen Union geforderten Zerschlagung der Stromkonzerne. Nach Wirtschaftsminister Michael Glos (CSU) signalisierte auch Umweltminister Sigmar Gabriel (SPD) seine Bereitschaft fr entsprechende Plaene. Dagegen warnte Aussenminister Frank-Walter Steinmeier (SPD) vor einem solchen Schritt. (AP Photo/Roberto Pfeil) ---Power poles in Germany by Bonn, Monday, Jan. 15, 2007. (AP

    With big companies like BP, Shell and Iberdrola scaling back investment in renewable energy, analysts say governments need to pick up the slack.

  • Pros Say: ECB Should Help Eastern Europe Friday, 10 Apr 2009 | 1:34 AM ET

    Reports that the IMF suggested that Eastern European countries should adopt the euro as soon as possible to solve their current account deficit and exchange rate problems have been dismissed by some experts.

  • Can the East Really Sink the European Union@f1 Friday, 10 Apr 2009 | 1:33 AM ET

    The once-booming CEE is stealing the limelight again but this time for less palatable reasons. As one analyst put it, "Eastern Europe's problem is a greater weight on the Western European nations than the subprime is in the United States."