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  • AIG trial: Paulson's testimony     Monday, 6 Oct 2014 | 11:43 AM ET

    Former U.S. Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson's testimony wrapped up quicker than expected at the AIG bailout trial, reports CNBC's Mary Thompson.

  • Tough grilling over AIG bailout     Monday, 6 Oct 2014 | 9:50 AM ET

    CNBC's Mary Thompson reports on the big week ahead for the AIG bailout trial. Former Federal Reserve Chair Ben Bernanke; former U.S. Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson; and former Federal Reserve Bank of New York President Timothy Geithner, will take the stand this week.

  • AIG headquarters in New York City.

    CNBC's Mary Thompson reports former AIG CEO Hank Greenberg's trial against the U.S. government gets underway today.

  • Power Rundown: Jobs & US lending     Friday, 3 Oct 2014 | 1:39 PM ET

    CNBC's Sue Herera; Marc Morial, National Urban League; and Ron Christie, Christie Strategies CEO, look at today's "Power Lunch" stories, including the better than expected September jobs data.

  • Mortgage rates spike     Friday, 3 Oct 2014 | 1:10 PM ET

    CNBC's Diana Olick reports more jobs means mortgage rates are higher.

  • Ben Bernanke, I feel your pain! Friday, 3 Oct 2014 | 12:11 PM ET
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    CNBC's Diana Olick says she knows exactly what Ben Bernanke went through when his bank refi bid was "unsuccessful."

  • Insight to former Federal Reserve Chair Ben Bernanke's mortgage refi woes, with CNBC's Diana Olick.

  • Even Ben Bernanke can't get a loan     Friday, 3 Oct 2014 | 6:54 AM ET

    Former Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke was recently turned down when he tried to refinance his mortgage.

  • DIARY - Top economic Events to Oct 15 Thursday, 2 Oct 2014 | 8:01 PM ET

    KRISTIANSAND, Norway- Norges Bank Deputy Governor Jon Nicolaisen and Norges Bank Investment Management Chief Risk Officer Jan Thomsen address Norges Bank's regional network in Kristiansand. STOCKHOLM- Sweden's central bank Governor Stefan Ingves will hold a presentation for the Swedish Center for Business and Policy Studies/SIFR Finance panel.

  • Ben Bernanke turned down for mortgage refinancing Thursday, 2 Oct 2014 | 5:12 PM ET
    Ben Bernanke listens to a question during a discussion at the Brookings Institution in Washington.

    Bernanke—who was once accused of presiding over a "Mortgage-Refi Nation"—explained that lenders "may have gone a little bit too far."

  • DIARY - Top economic Events to Oct 16 Wednesday, 1 Oct 2014 | 8:01 PM ET

    Treasury Secretary Jack Lew, U.S. Deputy Secretary Sarah Bloom Raskin participate in open meeting of the President's Advisory Council on Financial Capability for Young Americans in Washington- 1300 GMT. RICHMOND- Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond and the Kiel Institute for the World Economy hold two-day conference on "The Labor Market After the Great...

  • Revisiting the Lehman Bros bailout that never was Tuesday, 30 Sep 2014 | 6:42 AM ET
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    For the first time, Fed officials have offered an account that differs significantly from the versions that, for many, have hardened into history.

  • DIARY - Top Economic Events to Oct 13 Monday, 29 Sep 2014 | 8:01 PM ET

    LONDON- Bank of England Monetary Policy Committee member David Miles speaks at London School of Economics and Political Science- 1730 GMT. VIENNA- ECB Executive Board member Sabine Lautenschlaeger speaks at the annual supervisory conference in Vienna on the topic: "National supervision within a European system- getting the balance right"- 0745 GMT.

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 29- One of the more unusual trials to come out of the 2008 financial crisis is set to begin on Monday, when a federal judge will consider whether the U.S. government's rescue of American International Group Inc was, in fact, legal.

  • AIG's Greenberg sues government     Monday, 29 Sep 2014 | 10:24 AM ET

    Six years after the U.S. government bailed out AIG, the company's longtime CEO Hank "Ace" Greenberg is suing for damages, and the trial begins today. CNBC's Mary Thompson reports the details

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 29- One of the more unusual trials to come out of the 2008 financial crisis is set to begin on Monday, when a federal judge will consider whether the U.S. government's rescue of American International Group Inc was, in fact, legal.

  • DIARY - Top Economic Events to Oct 8 Thursday, 25 Sep 2014 | 8:01 PM ET

    LONDON- Bank of England holds quarterly Financial Policy Committee meeting. Federal Reserve chair Ben Bernanke speaks before the National Association for Business Economics annual meeting in Chicago- 1615 GMT.

  • DIARY- Top Economic Events to Oct 9 Wednesday, 24 Sep 2014 | 8:01 PM ET

    VILNIUS- European Central Bank President Mario Draghi will visit Lithuania to attend a high-level Euro Conference Lithuania "Single Market, Single Currency, Common Future," organized by the Bank of Lithuania in partnership with the ECB, European Commission and the Republic of Lithuania Ministry of Finance- 0700 GMT.

  • DIARY - Top Economic Events to Oct 2 Friday, 19 Sep 2014 | 8:01 PM ET

    KANSAS CITY- Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City President Esther George gives welcome remarks at the Shift Innovation: Community Development Conference- 1330 GMT.

  • Sept 19- Presidents of the Federal Reserve's 12 regional banks are more likely to dissent in favor of tighter monetary policy, than the political appointees who make up the central bank's Board of Governors, according to a Fed study published on Friday.