Over the weekend in Australia, G-20 finance ministers reaffirm their pledge to boost world growth, but calls on Europe to do more. CNBC's Matthew Taylor reports from Cairns.» Read More
Thousands of people voiced their anger at the world economic crisis in London's financial district, one day before a summit by leaders of the G20 countries in Europe's financial capital.
US stock index futures pointed to a lower open for Wall Street after economic news showed steepening pressure in the jobs market.
Developed countries differ in how they think their economies can be kick started again, while developing countries ask for an increased role in the decision-making process.
Stocks are at a critical juncture as the second quarter begins Wednesday, and there's a chance sideways could be the new normal for the time being.
Stocks closed out a tough quarter on a positive note, helped by gains in technology and big banks.