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  • Will the UK See a Summer of Discontent? Thursday, 19 May 2011 | 12:25 AM ET
    Angry demonstrators clashed with police in a student protest outside parliament as the coalition government faced its biggest test yet in a vote on proposals to triple university tuition fees.

    The shadow of the Winter of Discontent is looming over the UK again. Increasing unemployment, belt-tightening in the public sector, and a harder line from unions are ringing alarm bells for businesses.

  • Mad Money, May 18, 2011     Wednesday, 18 May 2011 | 6:00 PM ET

    Mad Money host and former hedge fund manager, Jim Cramer, provides stock traders with all manner of investing advice.

  • Despite End of Easing, Fed Won't Be Going Away Soon Wednesday, 18 May 2011 | 2:25 PM ET
    New York Stock Exchange Traders

    Whether it's called QE3, QE Lite or some other nickname, market pros believe Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke will make sure the central bank remains ensconced in the market until the economy gets much better.

  • Realty Check: Gas Affecting Home Buying?     Wednesday, 18 May 2011 | 11:48 AM ET

    Higher gas prices are affecting where people buy homes and more buyers choose to live closer to work, reports CNBC's DIana Olick.

  • The Euro Zone After Strauss Kahn Wednesday, 18 May 2011 | 12:17 AM ET
    IMF head Dominique Strauss-Kahn

    The sight of Dominique Strauss-Kahn, managing director of the International Monetary Fund and prospective candidate for the French presidency, doing the "perp walk" was stupefying. If the charges are true, this capable man is a lunatic. But, unless the case collapses, the event will cast a long shadow, according to the FT.

  • CNBC Poll: Are You Taking A Summer Vacation? Tuesday, 17 May 2011 | 9:45 AM ET
    Travel Dollars - A CNBC Special Report

    High gasoline and airline ticket prices may deter some Americans, but it may may be time to break from the austerity of recent years.

  • Housing Starts Down 10%     Tuesday, 17 May 2011 | 8:31 AM ET

    The housing starts for April come in less than expected. A look at why housing has flat-lined, while jobs are up, with Larry Levin, Trading Advantage; CNBC's Rick Santelli & Steve Liesman.

  • DSK Scandal Boosts French Far Right Tuesday, 17 May 2011 | 3:18 AM ET
    Dominique Strauss-Kahn in court.

    Whatever the outcome of the accusations of rape made against Dominique Strauss Kahn at the weekend, Marine Le Pen leader of France’s Front National was almost certainly right when she said that it marks the end of his campaign — or pre campaign — for the French Presidency.

  • Mad Money, May 16, 2011     Monday, 16 May 2011 | 6:00 PM ET

    Mad Money host and former hedge fund manager, Jim Cramer, provides stock traders with all manner of investing advice.

  • One-on-One with Nancy Pelosi Monday, 16 May 2011 | 4:16 PM ET
    Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) speaks during her weekly news conference at the US Capitol in Washington, DC.

    Earlier today, I had the pleasure of interviewing former Speaker and now House Democratic leader, Nancy Pelosi. We’ve had several interviews down through the years. And while we’ve disagreed on a number of topics, I do have enormous personal respect for her.

  • High Commodity Prices to Lower 2011 Growth: Survey Monday, 16 May 2011 | 5:53 AM ET

    High commodity prices will slow U.S. economic growth and raise inflation this year, but the Federal Reserve is not expected to start increasing interest rates before the first quarter of 2012, a survey showed on Monday.

  • France's Unemployed About to Become Criminals? Monday, 16 May 2011 | 4:30 AM ET
    Unemployment

    French politicians are up in arms against proposals that would force those benefiting from state aid to do community service hours, which in the country's legal system are part of a list of punishments for those condemned for crimes such as damaging goods, petty theft or insulting the police.

  • Genuine Risk-Free Assets Are Dwindling: Choudhry Monday, 16 May 2011 | 1:59 AM ET

    Emotion needs to be off the agenda this week more than most. Just why are developed country sovereign bond yields quite as low as they are, given the fiscal deficit worries in so many of them?

  • Will Another Lehman-Style Crisis Be Prevented? Monday, 16 May 2011 | 12:32 AM ET

    Decisions by politicians on how to deal with debt on both sides of the Atlantic will be crucial to prevent another Lehman-style crisis, economists and analysts told CNBC in a debate about banking in the European Union and in the US.

  • The Week Ahead     Friday, 13 May 2011 | 6:02 PM ET

    CNBC's Tyler Mathisen looks ahead to what are likely to be next week's top business and financial headlines.

  • The Week That Was     Friday, 13 May 2011 | 6:01 PM ET

    CNBC's Tyler Mathisen looks back at the week's top business and financial stories.

  • Mad Money, May 13, 2011     Friday, 13 May 2011 | 6:00 PM ET

    Mad Money host and former hedge fund manager, Jim Cramer, provides stock traders with all manner of investing advice.

  • Top 10 U.S. Cities for Young People Friday, 13 May 2011 | 3:14 PM ET
    What makes a city attractive to young people?Well, first and foremost, it’s that there will be other young people there.“You need other young people around to bounce ideas off of -- to get excited with. That’s No. 1 most important,” said Bert Sperling of .There has to be a strong indie culture – a lot of bands, artists and other creative types. To gauge that, Sperling checked in with , which helps artists sell their music and merchandise to fans, , a site that offers tools for musicians and shar

    Sperling took all those criteria and came up with a list of the top 10 cities for young people.

  • Workers: Show Us the Money!     Friday, 13 May 2011 | 1:30 PM ET

    Is the job market turning positive? Gary Burnison, Korn/Ferry International CEO shares his views on the jobs market, wages and hiring trends.

  • Turn Left to Go Right     Friday, 13 May 2011 | 10:21 AM ET

    CNBC's John Harwood has the details on a lefty labor leader with a plan to get Americans back to work.

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