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  • Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne holds Disraeli's original budget box as he leaves 11 Downing Street for Parliament.

    The UK’s finance minister, Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne vowed to continue the coalition government’s austerity program on Monday telling delegates at his Conservative party’s annual conference in Manchester, UK, that Britain would “ride out the storm.”

  • Richard W. Fisher, president of the Federal Bank of Dallas

    U.S. inflation will drop towards 2 percent, Richard Fisher, Dallas Federal Reserve Bank president, told CNBC Monday.

  • The GOP Race to the White House     Monday, 3 Oct 2011 | 6:28 AM ET

    CNBC's John Harwood has the details on whether New Jersey Governor Chris Christie will run for the Republican seat in 2012.

  • UK's Osborne Must Delay Action: Director     Monday, 3 Oct 2011 | 6:00 AM ET

    The UK's Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne, must wait to see what the economy does over the next few months before taking any more major steps, Vicky Pryce, senior managing director at FTI Consulting, told CNBC, prior to the minister's speech at the Conservative's annual conference in Manchester.

  • As the enlargement of the European Financial Stability Facility (EFSF) draws nearer, opinion is still divided on whether changes to the bailout fund will be enough to stench the flood of problems facing the eurozone.

  • ECB's Noyer Doesn't Expect Bigger EFSF Sunday, 2 Oct 2011 | 10:50 PM ET
    Bank of France governor Christian Noyer leaves the Elysee Palace after a meeting with French President Nicolas Sarkozy about the financial crisis.

    European Central Bank member Christian Noyer said on Monday it is unrealistic to expect an increase in Europe's bailout fund beyond what was agreed in July, but that he is open to schemes that would allow leveraging to expand capacity.

  • Congress Addresses Chinese Currency Manipulation Sunday, 2 Oct 2011 | 9:32 AM ET
    Chinese Yuan and US Dollar

    After years of trying, Congress is taking another stab at retaliating against what many see as Chinese manipulation of its currency to make its exports to the United States cheaper and U.S. goods more expensive in China.

  • Greece Due to Unveil Plan to Sack State Workers Sunday, 2 Oct 2011 | 6:01 AM ET

    Greece was expected to unveil its plan on Sunday to begin laying off state workers, the most contentious part of a reform package demanded by the EU and IMF.

  • Double-dipping has become a hot topic during these times of severely strained budgets.  Yet even as some states have begun curbing the practice, a new national report found tens of thousands of state and local  employees drawing government salaries along with their pensions.

  • Wall Street Occupiers, Protesting Till Whenever Saturday, 1 Oct 2011 | 1:58 PM ET
    People scream at the New York police officers after an arrest was made on Broadway in front of Zuccotti Park, where demonstrators protesting against the financial system are gathering on September 19, 2011 in New York City.

    Occupy Wall Street has no appointed leaders, no expiration date and still-evolving goals and demands, the New York Times reports.

  • Obama Pitches Jobs Bill, GOP Wants Less Red Tape Saturday, 1 Oct 2011 | 8:26 AM ET

    President  Obama and his House Republican adversaries feuded over how to best create jobs in the weakened U.S. economy Saturday, with Obama demanding Congress pass his $447 billion jobs bill and the GOP countering with a call for less government red tape.

  • Will Chris Christie Run for President?     Friday, 30 Sep 2011 | 7:00 PM ET

    Debating whether New Jersey's republican governor, Chris Christie, will decide to enter the presidential race, with Barry Nolan, former Joint Economic Cmte Comm. director; Mark Simone, WABC Radio talk show host; and Dinesh D'Souza, The King's College president.

  • The Parthenon in Greece

    The present crisis of the Eurozone is a direct consequence of a half hearted, half considered, half explained and therefore half finished integration process, writes the former Prime Minister of Hungary.

  • Christie Considering 2012 Presidential Run     Friday, 30 Sep 2011 | 10:30 AM ET

    CNBC's John Harwood has the story on New Jersey Governor Chris Christie's consideration to run for President in 2012.

  • The UK is likely to see more quantitative easing next week or at the latest by November, according to one economic advisor.

  • It is the policy that dare not speak its name: the printing press. The time has come to employ this nuclear option on a grand scale. The alternative is likely to be a lost decade, Martin Wolf writes in the FT.

  • Fed Independence in Jeopardy?     Thursday, 29 Sep 2011 | 7:41 PM ET

    Discussing whether politicians are threatening the Federal Reserve's independence, with Frederic Mishkin, Columbia University professor.

  • Is Chris Christie the New Reagan?     Thursday, 29 Sep 2011 | 7:25 PM ET

    Will Gov. Chris Christie change his mind and made a bid for the presidency? Tony Fratto, Hamilton Place Strategies partner discusses.

  • Live Blog: Business Braces for Hurricane Irene @@@@@ Thursday, 29 Sep 2011 | 7:00 PM ET

    With more than 50 million people potentially in Hurricane Irene's path, residents along the US east coast stocked up on food and water and worked to secure homes, vehicles and boats.

  • "Policymakers are in control today and they are driving this car very erratically; they’re not even telling you what the destination is, especially in Europe; and instead of looking through the windscreen, they’re arguing among each other. It feels really volatile and unsettling," said Pimco's Mohammed El-Erian.