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  • German Giant Says US Workers Lack Skills Monday, 20 Jun 2011 | 2:07 AM ET
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    A mismatch in the US labour market between the skills of unemployed people and the jobs available is making it hard for some companies to find the right staff despite an unemployment rate of more than 9 percent, one of the country’s largest manufacturing employers has warned, the Financial Times reports.

  • Medvedev Rules Out Poll Tussle with Putin Monday, 20 Jun 2011 | 12:40 AM ET
    Russian President Dmitry Medvedev

    Dmitry Medvedev has made clear he would like a second term as Russian president but said he and prime minister Vladimir Putin would not run against each other next year, he told the FT.

  • How to Trade Greek Drama Friday, 17 Jun 2011 | 6:44 PM ET
    Greek Labor Unions Strike

    The clock is ticking on Greece's efforts to pass austerity measures. Here's how to trade the drama.

  • CNBC.com Market Outlook Friday, 17 Jun 2011 | 4:30 PM ET
    CNBC.com Market Outlook

    The week's top business news and investment advice, including what to do on a potential fire sale of Greek assets, Pandora's volatile stock price, and playing defense.

  • Deutsche Bank's CEO: Greece Impact on Eurozone Friday, 17 Jun 2011 | 3:17 PM ET
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    The talk of the second bailout of Greece is getting louder and louder. Greek Prime Minister Papandreou reshuffled his cabinet today appointed Evangelos Venizelos as finance minister, replacing George Papaconstantinou. Deutsche Bank’s CEO Josef Ackermann has been a leadership voice in the Eurozone on this issue. Maria Bartiromo spoke to Ackermann in a CNBC Exclusive about the implications of this bailout.

  • CEO Blog: Russia — A New Home for Innovation Friday, 17 Jun 2011 | 12:15 PM ET
    Novartis

    Novartis broke ground this week for our new manufacturing plant outside St. Petersburg, Russia. The facility is part of our $500 million, five-year commitment to help improve Russia’s healthcare infrastructure. Our investment addresses local manufacturing, R&D collaborations and public health development.

  • How to Trade Decision Time for Greece Friday, 17 Jun 2011 | 11:54 AM ET
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    A deal for aid to Greece has to be stitched together in the next few days, strategists say. Here's how to trade now that it's decision time.

  • Located in North Charleston, S.C., the Charleston site consists of Boeing Charleston and Global Aeronautica. These facilities perform fabrication, assembly, and integration of 787 fuselage sections.

    The House Oversight Committee wants to know if the National Labor Relations Board overstepped its authority and is stifling American competitiveness, Chairman Rep. Darrell Issa told CNBC Friday.

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    Greece's crisis is roiling global currency markets,  but bitcoins - yes - are unscathed. Time for your Friday FX Fix.

  • Greek Reshuffle Fails to Boost Confidence: Official Friday, 17 Jun 2011 | 6:57 AM ET
    A protester kicks a riot police officer during a general strike against government austerity plans, in Athens.

    Greece's hasty cabinet reshuffle has failed to boost confidence both domestically and internationally in the ability of the Greeks to help themselves out of the deepening debt crisis, Konstantinos Michalos, president, Athens Chamber of Commerce and Industry, told CNBC Friday.

  • Russia and China Best of BRICs: Jim O’Neill Friday, 17 Jun 2011 | 6:39 AM ET
    Jim O'Neill

    Russia and China are the most attractive BRIC countries at the moment, according to Jim O’Neill, Chairman of Goldman Sachs Asset Management.

  • French Youth Asked to Answer World's Problems Friday, 17 Jun 2011 | 1:06 AM ET
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    On Thursday morning, French youth who took the test were asked “Is equality a threat to liberty?”, “Can one be right despite the facts?” or even “Is art any less necessary than science?”

  • What Happens If Greece Defaults? Thursday, 16 Jun 2011 | 5:14 PM ET
    If Greece defaults on its sovereign debt, the effects will be global. Everyone from Japanese savers to US retirees is likely to feel the effects. Let's run through the dominoes that could fall after a Greek default.

    What happens if Greece defaults? Everyone from Japanese savers to US retirees is likely to feel the effects. Learn more.

  • Tired of the Euro Mess? Try a Trade Up North Thursday, 16 Jun 2011 | 10:50 AM ET

    Yes, the euro is struggling and Greece is a mess. Still. Time to look elsewhere for a fresh trading idea.

  • Markets Jittery as Greek Debt Crisis Worsens Thursday, 16 Jun 2011 | 9:20 AM ET
    A protester kicks a riot police officer during a general strike against government austerity plans, in Athens.

    Markets took a tumble on Thursday on fresh worries about the Greek debt crisis and European policy makers were urged to come up with a credible plan to restructure the country's debt.

  • Greece Adds More Muck to Forex Thursday, 16 Jun 2011 | 8:10 AM ET
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    The euro is sliding, the safe-haven Swiss franc is rising, and everyone is watching Greece — it's time for your FX Fix.

  • Government Bonds 'Should Be Avoided': Analysts Thursday, 16 Jun 2011 | 12:56 AM ET
    The Federal Reserve headquarters in Washington, DC.

    US Treasurys may not be such a good bet for investors as yields have dropped too low and questions remain on whether the Federal Reserve will continue to print money after its current round of quantitative easing ends, analysts told CNBC.

  • Investors Bet on Prospect of 'Greek Accident' Thursday, 16 Jun 2011 | 12:13 AM ET
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    A new bet has been placed on the the Greek debt crisis. It backs a growing view among investors that Athens may be about to suffer a messy default that could spark a run on the country’s banks and a deeper eurozone crisis, the FT reported.

  • Nearly Half of US Think New Recession Is Coming: Poll Wednesday, 15 Jun 2011 | 6:31 PM ET
    President Barack Obama speaking on Fiscal Policy

    Worries about the economy pose a serious threat to President Obama’s re-election chances, according to a new NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll.

  • In a Global Economy Can You Trust Your Gut? Wednesday, 15 Jun 2011 | 12:07 PM ET
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    Your success in today’s world is directly connected to your ability to work effectively in a variety of different cultures. But a lot of the conventional wisdom about cross-cultural effectiveness is based upon myth and anecdote more than evidence-based research.