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  • Web Extra Trading Icon: George Soros Wednesday, 9 Jun 2010 | 6:04 PM ET

    In our continuing Trader Icon series, we take an in-depth look at George Soros, the man some say saved the British from the euro.

  • The Blog Prophet of Euro Zone Doom Wednesday, 9 Jun 2010 | 11:54 AM ET
    Edward Hugh

    For years, almost nobody paid attention to the sky-is-falling alarms of Edward Hugh, a gregarious British blogger and self-taught economist who repeatedly predicted that the euro zone could not survive. The NYT reports.

  • Busch: UK Plans, US Promises Tuesday, 8 Jun 2010 | 10:08 AM ET

    For now, the US is the biggest beneficiary of the global financial crisis as its sovereign debt is a perceived safe haven. However, the US is running budget deficits on the scale of Greece and issuing massive amounts of new debt.

  • Fears Rise in Europe Over Potential Deflation Monday, 31 May 2010 | 10:54 AM ET

    If the European Central Bank has one monetary dragon it considers essential to slay, it is inflation.

  • American Businesses Hoping to Cash In On Cuba Wednesday, 26 May 2010 | 1:03 PM ET
    The Cuban flag flying in Park Central in Havana.

    American industries of all kinds—from travel and telecom to construction and energy—would be poised to profit if the 52-year trade embargo with Cuba were lifted. Among the first businesses to cash in would be those involved with tourism, most experts agree.

  • All Well with the UK, if You Discount Asia Monday, 24 May 2010 | 6:01 AM ET

    The latest stock selloff has really been a readjustment on forecasts of global economic growth.

  • Busch: UK Puts On a Toga Monday, 17 May 2010 | 11:34 AM ET

    A new government is formed in Europe and problems ensue. They check the books from the outgoing administration and discover things are worse than they knew. If this sounds familiar, it should as this is what happened in Greece. It is now occurring in the United Kingdom.

  • Cameron Faces Challenges Beyond His Coalition Wednesday, 12 May 2010 | 2:33 AM ET
    David Cameron

    Britain’s new prime minister, David Cameron, will have to contend with the demands of his own Conservative Party as well as those of his Liberal Democratic partners, the New York Times reports.

  • Cramer: Trading Gordon Brown’s Resignation Tuesday, 11 May 2010 | 3:33 PM ET

    Plus, the Mad Money host reacts to rising gold prices.

  • Busch: Clegg, UK's New ‘King-maker?’ Tuesday, 11 May 2010 | 10:58 AM ET

    The UK election just got a lot more interesting in a big negative way for the British pound.

  • UK PM Brown's Resignation Hits the Pound Tuesday, 11 May 2010 | 3:08 AM ET

    The pound is not yet significantly reacting to the coalition talks, but this may change if negotiations go on long enough.

  • As Britain Goes to Polls, Economic Clouds Hover Thursday, 6 May 2010 | 10:50 AM ET
    A man arrives at a polling station at St Johns Parish Church, London.

    Even with rioters on the streets of Athens and the 16 countries using the euro threatened with mounting turmoil, the economy remained the most frequently — and least candidly — discussed topic in the UK as the three main parties entered the last hours of a monthlong general election campaign.

  • UK National Election 2010 Thursday, 6 May 2010 | 10:31 AM ET

    Almost a fifth of voters switched allegiances as a result of the televised leaders' debates, according to a poll. That could set up the UK for a hung parliament.

  • As Britain Goes to Polls, Economic Clouds Hover Thursday, 6 May 2010 | 4:03 AM ET

    With government deficits in Britain second in Europe only to those in Greece, whoever wins Thursday’s general election will be forced to make deep and unpopular cuts, the New York Times reports.

  • UK Conservative Leader Has the X-Factor: Cowell Wednesday, 5 May 2010 | 5:38 AM ET

    Simon Cowell, the man who made millions from being the front man of American Idol and the X-Factor, has intervened in the UK election race just 24 hours before Britain goes to the polls.

  • Will Brown Failure Give Cameron Victory?  Tuesday, 4 May 2010 | 10:30 AM ET

    With two days to go before the UK election analysts at Bank of New York Mellon have found that David Cameron's opposition Conservative Party is ever more likely to form a majority government, albeit with a very small majority.

  • Greece Gets Help, but Is It Enough? Sunday, 2 May 2010 | 10:13 PM ET
    Euro bills and coins in cash register tray

    Greece announced Sunday a long-delayed rescue package that will require years of painful fiscal belt-tightening, but the deal probably will not defuse the potential threats to other European countries, The New York Times reports.

  • Greece Gets Help, but Is It Enough? Sunday, 2 May 2010 | 8:54 PM ET
    Euro bills and coins in cash register tray

    Greece announced Sunday a long-delayed rescue package that will require years of painful fiscal belt-tightening, but the deal probably will not defuse the potential threats to other European countries, The New York Times reports.

  • The Issue Candidates Avoided in the TV Debate Friday, 30 Apr 2010 | 4:27 AM ET

    The third and final TV debate between PM candidates is over but none of the three spoke about the hidden issue that will define the UK economy over the long term.

  • Will a Hung Parliament Choke British Stocks? Tuesday, 27 Apr 2010 | 4:00 AM ET

    Investors in UK bonds and securities are preparing to navigate unfamiliar territory, with the likelihood that the May 6 national election will not result in a clear winner.