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  • US Debt Deadline Unlikely to Deviate Much Tuesday, 28 Jun 2011 | 1:21 AM ET

    U.S. Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner is not expected to significantly shift the Aug. 2 date when the government will have exhausted all of its emergency measures to stave off default, a source familiar with the administration's efforts said Monday.

  • Shadow Spreading Across International Banking Tuesday, 28 Jun 2011 | 12:41 AM ET

    A few weeks ago, Mike Farrell, head of Annaly Capital, a New-York based, non-bank finance firm, wrote a letter to his investors that pointed out that “in times of chaos ... those that survive aren’t necessarily the biggest or the bravest.” the FT reported.

  • IMF Is Expected to Choose Lagarde as Next Leader Monday, 27 Jun 2011 | 7:01 PM ET
    French Finance Minister Christine Lagarde is considered the top contender to replace Strauss-Kahn as IMF chief.

    French Finance Minister Christine Lagarde is expected to be chosen as early as Tuesday to be the new leader of the International Monetary Fund.

  • Obama Still Hopeful for Debt Accord With Republicans Monday, 27 Jun 2011 | 2:27 PM ET

    The White House said Monday that a "significant" deal with Republicans on cutting government spending and raising the nation's debt limit is still possible, even as the administration hardened its stance on the need for increased tax revenue to be part of any agreement.

  • Bachmann Kicks Off Presidential Campaign Monday, 27 Jun 2011 | 12:55 PM ET

    Outspoken congresswoman and Tea Party favorite Michele Bachmann cast herself as the "bold choice" for the Republican presidential nomination, as she formally kicked off her campaign Monday in her Iowa home town.

  • How to Use Currencies to Trade the Commodity Selloff Monday, 27 Jun 2011 | 11:31 AM ET

    Crude oil got hammered last week. Here's how to trade that move using currencies.

  • Top States Quiz Monday, 27 Jun 2011 | 10:50 AM ET

    Which states are best for business? Test your knowledge.

  • Even Your Kids Don't Trust Banks—or the Market Saturday, 25 Jun 2011 | 10:25 AM ET

    Much has been made about how many homeowners — and even traders — got bamboozled by the financial crisis. Well guess what: Now, even your kids don't trust banks — or the stock market.

  • Deficit Plan Must Balance Growth, Fairness: Geithner Friday, 24 Jun 2011 | 3:30 PM ET
    Timothy Geithner

    Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner told CNBC Friday he sees second-half growth of 2.5 percent and wants an agreement on raising the debt ceiling that will be fair while promoting that growth.

  • A Currency Trade for Uncertain Times Friday, 24 Jun 2011 | 2:47 PM ET
    Businessman with crystal ball

    When it's hard to read the tea leaves, it's time to trade safe-haven currencies. Here's one smart approach.

  • Nevada State Treasurer Takes on Meredith Whitney Friday, 24 Jun 2011 | 1:42 PM ET
    Kate Marshall, Nevada State Treasurer

    "If I take Nevada's debt and if I add in the pension liability, and I add in the benefit liability, I'm still only at 8.6 percent. I can't speak for Ms. Whitney ... but I do have to say it would be nice if she did a little homework, drilled down a little bit into what those numbers are," Kate Marshall told CNBC Friday.

  • Obama Invites Senate Leaders to Discuss Debt Limit Friday, 24 Jun 2011 | 12:25 PM ET

    The White House says President Barack Obama is stepping directly into stalled debt talks, inviting Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid and Republican leader Mitch McConnell separately to discussions Monday.

  • Dollar Lifts, Loonie Slips Friday, 24 Jun 2011 | 9:45 AM ET

    The dollar rides some good economic news, for a change, and the Bank of England's Mervyn King delivers a scolding — time for your FX Fix.

  • Stocks Rise as Bulls Look Beyond Volatility Friday, 24 Jun 2011 | 7:19 AM ET

    After a volatile session on Thursday as the International Energy Agency unveiled plans to release strategic reserves in a bid to push oil prices lower, stocks look set for a strong end to the week.

  • US to Lose Second Place in World Trade to India: Citi Thursday, 23 Jun 2011 | 6:35 AM ET
    BOMBAY, INDIA: A sign board 'Mumbai' is placed near the Taj hotel at the famous landmark the Gateway in Bombay, 13 May 2005. Since independence in 1947, regional advocates in India have called for a change in many place names to reflect the wide linguistic and ethnic variations in the country of one-billion-plus people that spans the Himalayans in the north to the meeting of the Indian Ocean and Arabian Sea in the south. AFP PHOTO/Sebastian D'SOUZA. (Photo credit should read SEBASTIAN D'SOUZA/AF

    In less than 40 years India will overtake the US as the world’s second-largest trading nation, pushing today's superpower into third place and Europe in to the little leagues, according to a new report by Citi.

  • Whitey Bulger Is Arrested in California Thursday, 23 Jun 2011 | 5:06 AM ET

    James (Whitey) Bulger, a legendary Boston crime boss indicted in 19 murders and who is on the F.B.I.’s 10 Most Wanted list, was arrested by federal authorities Wednesday night in Santa Monica, the New York Times reports.

  • What Does Bernanke Really Say After a Few Drinks? Thursday, 23 Jun 2011 | 4:46 AM ET
    Ben Bernanke press conference following rate decision.

    Stock markets would panic if they knew what Ben Bernanke and other leading figures in the Federal Reserve really said when their tongues are loosened by alcohol, John Mauldin, president of Millennium Wave Advisors, told CNBC Thursday.

  • Big Airbus Orders to Be Announced at Paris Air Show Thursday, 23 Jun 2011 | 4:30 AM ET

    A contract for 200 Airbus 320NEO, along with an option for another hundred aircrafts, are expected to be unveiled by the pan-European plane builder Airbus on Thursday.

  • Bernanke 'Quietly Risk Negative': Dennis Gartman Thursday, 23 Jun 2011 | 4:19 AM ET

    Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke’s statement on expectations for the US economy on Wednesday was “quietly risk negative,” Dennis Gartman, author of The Gartman Letter, told CNBC Thursday.

  • 'Disappointed' by Fed, Still Bullish on Stocks: Birinyi Wednesday, 22 Jun 2011 | 5:28 PM ET
    Laszlo Birinyi

    Laszlo Birinyi continues to be bullish on stocks although he told CNBC Wednesday he was "disappointed with some of the language and the tone" of Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke during the latter's press conference today.