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  • Rush for Foreigners May Hit US Workers Tuesday, 2 Apr 2013 | 2:53 PM ET

    While some say it's a sign businesses are confident about the economy, it might also mean that they are trying not to raise salaries.

  • 75% Wealth Tax for French Companies Friday, 29 Mar 2013 | 3:57 AM ET

    Francois Hollande declared that companies would have to pay a 75 percent tax on salaries over a million euros after his plan for a "super-tax" on individuals was knocked down.

  • Hippie Commune Thrives as Europeans Tire of Chaos Thursday, 28 Mar 2013 | 3:43 AM ET

    Some European citizens are looking to escape their economic troubles by joining an Italian commune.

  • Only 'Insane Person' Would Want to Run Italy: Bersani Wednesday, 27 Mar 2013 | 8:50 AM ET
    Pier Luigi Bersani, leader of Italy's Democratic Party

    Investor concern over Cyprus is rapidly being replaced by fears for Italy, as political deadlock continues.

  • Yahoo Wonder Kid Eyes New Start-ups Tuesday, 26 Mar 2013 | 3:04 AM ET

    The 17-year old founder of mobile news app Summly plans to finish school and start more companies, after Internet giant Yahoo purchased his product.

  • ‘We Feel Like Crying’: Cypriots Lament Bailout Monday, 25 Mar 2013 | 9:47 AM ET
    A demonstrator outside the Cypriot parliament in Nicosia, Cyprus

    As economists warned of the devastating impact the bailout would have on the Cypriot economy, ordinary Cypriots attempted to come to terms with a new reality.

  • Slovenia in Danger Zone Friday, 22 Mar 2013 | 4:57 AM ET
    Former Slovenian Prime Minister Janez Jansa

    Slovenia, which is struggling to avoid a bailout, must issue a bond by June 6 to meet its financial obligations, the former Prime Minister said.

  • The Iron Lad: Osborne Hailed as Thatcher’s Heir Thursday, 21 Mar 2013 | 7:33 AM ET

    The British media enjoy any opportunity to hail or condemn Margaret Thatcher, and the current Chancellor's 2013 budget gave them such a moment.

  • Chelsea Clinton: my life has never been an enigma Thursday, 21 Mar 2013 | 9:47 AM ET

    Constantly in the public eye since her birth, Chelsea Clinton has traditionally shied away from the media, yet she opens up for the CNBC Meets profile on her father.

  • Cyprus Church to the Rescue Wednesday, 20 Mar 2013 | 5:14 AM ET

    The head of Cyprus' influential Orthodox church, Archbishop Chrysostomos II, says he will put the church's assets at the country's disposal to help pull it out of a financial crisis.

  • Will Cyprus Derail Draghi's Good Work? Tuesday, 19 Mar 2013 | 3:38 AM ET
    Mario Draghi

    The handling of the Cyprus bailout threatens to derail all the hard work that has gone into boosting sentiment in the euro zone, said analysts.

  • Hillary Clinton

    Former President Clinton says his wife, Hillary, is the most interesting person he knows and praised her as "an amazing human being."

  • British Expats Outraged in Cyprus Island Haven Monday, 18 Mar 2013 | 11:50 AM ET
    Cypriots protest outside the parliament building in Nicosia.

    British expats in Cyprus have reacted angrily at proposals to force depositors to share in the bailout costs for Cyprus banks.

  • The world's biggest strip club businesses say that business is booming despite the recession, proving that "sex entertainment" still sells despite the global economic downturn. The strip club workers, however, tell a different story.

  • President Bill Clinton said Republicans need to openly state how their proposals, specifically tax cuts, would realistically work for the benefit of the American economy.

  • 'Unfair, Dangerous' Cyprus Deal Whacks Rich Russians Monday, 18 Mar 2013 | 4:17 AM ET
    A car drives past a billboard promoting a Russian bank on a main road in the southern Cypriot port of Limassol.

    As the Cypriot parliament decides on a deposit levy, the shadow of Russian money in the island looms large.

  • Cyprus President Is a 'Fool:' Gartman Monday, 18 Mar 2013 | 7:04 AM ET

    Proposals to force depositors in Cyprus to contribute towards a euro zone bailout has shaken the very nature of banking to its roots, according to Dennis Gartman, editor of "The Gartman Letter", who has labeled Cyprus's recently elected President Nicos Anastasiades a "fool".

  • Leverage created by private equity deals threaten the stability of the financial system, the central bank has warned.

  • Why the US Could Face Another Brush With Default Friday, 15 Mar 2013 | 8:03 AM ET

    With the Dow Jones reaching an all-time high and the S&P 500 not far behind, markets have shrugged off the disappointment of the sequester. But Alastair Newton, senior political analyst at Nomura says that far bigger hurdles lie ahead that could potentially give the U.S. another "brush with default".

  • Prudential: We Can Withstand Two Depressions Wednesday, 13 Mar 2013 | 4:23 AM ET
    A pedestrian passes the Prudential Plc company logo, on display outside the company's headquarters in London, U.K., on Wednesday, Aug. 3, 2011.

    The CEO of Britain's largest insurer told CNBC that continued strong profits and credit reserves would enable the company to withstand two severe depressions.