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  • Asset Manager to Hollande: ‘Time Is Running Out’ Thursday, 18 Apr 2013 | 5:07 AM ET

    “Time is running out“ for Francois Hollande to save France, says the country’s largest independent asset manager. But will he listen?

  • China Minister Urges CNBC to Do More on Korea Thursday, 18 Apr 2013 | 4:54 AM ET
    Li Zhaoxing

    China's former foreign minister championed peace during an interview with CNBC in Moscow, asking CNBC what it had done to help peace talks resume in North Korea and Washington.

  • Romania Moves to Compensate Communism's Victims Thursday, 18 Apr 2013 | 3:10 AM ET
    Romania, Maramures, Dacia car loaded with hay

    Romania expects to pass legislation this week to compensate all owners of property seized under communism, seeking to draw a line under a haunting past more than 20 years after the overthrow of Nicolae Ceausescu.

  • Putin’s Popularity Wanes as Russia’s Boom Ends Thursday, 18 Apr 2013 | 3:04 AM ET

    Cracks are showing in Russia's leadership as a slowdown in the economy is beginning to cause rifts at the heart of the government, with one academic telling CNBC on Thursday that the economy poses the biggest threat to the country's leadership.

  • EU Budget Fraud Could Top $6.5 Billion: Study Thursday, 18 Apr 2013 | 2:53 AM ET

    The European Union could be losing more than 5 billion euros ($6.5 billion) a year from its budget due to fraud, according to a damning new report by the U.K.'s upper house of parliament.

  • Nestle Sales Growth Hit by Middle East Thursday, 18 Apr 2013 | 1:57 AM ET

    Sales growth at food group Nestle slowed to 4.3 percent in the first quarter, as demand in emerging markets slowed further and cold spring weather hit bottled water and ice-cream sales.

  • Cyprus Bailout in Danger as Opposition Grows Thursday, 18 Apr 2013 | 1:21 AM ET

    A 10 billion euro aid deal to save Cyprus from bankruptcy has been thrown into fresh uncertainty with news that the country's fractious parliament will vote on the final package.

  • ECB Rate Cut Talk Suggests 'Sense of Urgency' Thursday, 18 Apr 2013 | 12:07 AM ET
    ECB Governing Council member and president of the Deutsche Bundesbank Jens Weidmann

    The euro stabilized on Thursday after suffering its biggest one-day fall in almost a year, as prominent ECB official Jens Weidmann hinted of a possible euro zone rate cut. Analysts say there's plenty of reason to take him seriously.

  • New BHP CEO Takes Pay Cut as Miners Suffer Wednesday, 17 Apr 2013 | 10:11 PM ET

    BHP Billiton's new chief executive will take a pay cut as miners struggle with tougher market conditions, and has stripped out a layer of top executives.

  • 'Lacking Demand': Apple Skids to One-Year Low Wednesday, 17 Apr 2013 | 5:08 PM ET
    Tim Cook, CEO of Apple Inc.

    Apple tumbled to its lowest level in over a year, as investors continued to dump shares of the tech company amid worries over second-quarter iPad mini shipments.

  • Reinhart-Rogoff Error Sparks Austerity Smackdown Wednesday, 17 Apr 2013 | 2:53 PM ET

    Harvard economists Carmen Reinhart and Kenneth Rogoff have admitted that they made a wrong calculation with their influential economic research paper in 2010.

  • The Fuss Over Austerity Fuzzy Math Is Overblown Wednesday, 17 Apr 2013 | 2:42 PM ET

    Don't blame Carmen Reinhart and Kenneth Rogoff for their landmark work being hijacked.

  • Nothing Easy About Fresh & Easy Wednesday, 17 Apr 2013 | 1:19 PM ET
    A customer carries Tesco-branded shopping bags as she leaves one of the company's stores.

    British grocery giant Tesco came to America nearly six years ago. Sadly for the British company, its invasion ended like the Revolutionary War.

  • As Gold Crashes, One Contrarian Spots 'Buy' Sign Wednesday, 17 Apr 2013 | 12:28 PM ET

    When everyone hates a trade, it's time to buy, a contrarian explains.

  • Scary Pattern Could Be Forming on S&P 500 Chart Wednesday, 17 Apr 2013 | 11:49 AM ET

    Traders are watching for technical signs that the market is reaching its limit. The answer should be revealed in the next few days.

  • Bank of America Earnings Fall Short of Expectations Wednesday, 17 Apr 2013 | 10:44 AM ET

    Bank of America reported first-quarter earnings on Wednesday that fell short of Street's expectations, sending shares lower in pre-market trading.

  • Google Mail Gets Hit With Outage Wednesday, 17 Apr 2013 | 10:03 AM ET

    Google is experiencing an outage that is affecting some of its applications, including its popular Gmail app and it Google Drive service.

  • Sliding Yen Could Herald New Asia Crisis: Strategist Wednesday, 17 Apr 2013 | 8:58 AM ET
    A businessman passes before a share prices board in Tokyo.

    The falling yen coupled with a fall-off in Chinese investment inflows "increasingly resembles" the run-up to the 1997 currency crisis, said Albert Edwards, Societe Generale's ultra-bearish strategist.

  • Slovenia Buys More Time With Strong Bond Sale Wednesday, 17 Apr 2013 | 7:56 AM ET
    View over Lublijana, Slovenia.

    Slovenia bought itself more time to avert an impending funding crisis on Wednesday as it sold more than twice the amount of government bonds it had hoped to on Wednesday

  • Not So Easy...Tesco Pulls Out of US Stores Wednesday, 17 Apr 2013 | 7:32 AM ET

    Tesco wrote down the value of its global operations by $3.5 billion and announced plans to exit the U.S., after a year in which profit fell for the first time in two decades.

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