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  • US Economy Goes From Bad to Worse: Economist Wednesday, 14 Sep 2011 | 7:04 AM ET
    Recession-themed newsprint cuttings

    The US economy is going from bad to worse and will not fully recover until structural problems caused by the collapse of the housing market and the financial crisis are resolved, according to Capital Economics.

  • Treasury to Accommodate Fed on 'Twist' Wednesday, 14 Sep 2011 | 5:47 AM ET
    Ben Bernanke press conference following rate decision.

    The US Treasury would effectively accommodate a possible Federal Reserve stimulus to drive down long-term interest rates, according to people familiar with the matter. The FT reports.

  • Soaring Poverty Casts Spotlight on 'Lost Decade' Wednesday, 14 Sep 2011 | 3:21 AM ET

    Another 2.6 million people slipped into poverty in the United States last year, the Census Bureau reported Tuesday, and the number of Americans living below the official poverty line, 46.2 million people, was the highest number in the 52 years the bureau has been publishing figures on it.

  • Five More Reasons to Worry About Euro Zone Wednesday, 14 Sep 2011 | 3:20 AM ET

    Investors will have to deal with an avalanche of news flow from Europe on Wednesday ahead of a crucial meeting of euro zone finance ministers and US Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner on Friday.

  • GOP Rivals Pound Away at Perry     Tuesday, 13 Sep 2011 | 7:29 PM ET

    Debating whether Gov. Rick Perry is electable and which GOP candidate is likely to face President Obama in the 2012 presidential election, with James Pethokoukis, Reuters BreakingViews; Sam Seder, "The Majority Report" host, and Mark Simone, WABC Radio talk show host.

  • Commodities Tomorrow     Tuesday, 13 Sep 2011 | 4:00 PM ET

    CNBC's Sharon Epperson discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets and looks at where oil and precious metals are likely headed tomorrow.

  • The King Dollar Frontrunners Tuesday, 13 Sep 2011 | 11:47 AM ET
    GOP Presidential Candidates Participate In Debate In Tampa

    Watching the two GOP frontrunners in last night’s debate — Mitt Romney and Rick Perry — a couple of policy points jumped out at me.

  • The Richest Members of the US Congress 2011 Tuesday, 13 Sep 2011 | 11:31 AM ET
    Recently, the Capitol Hill publication analyzed the financial assets of U.S. lawmakers, contained in mandatory annual disclosures, to determine the members of the US Congress that have the highest approximate net worth. Although these Congressional disclosures are not exact — they are displayed in a range of estimated value over broad categories — Roll Call, a Capitol Hill news and information provider, analyzed the assets and liabilities of every US representative and senator to come up with th

    Which members of the US Congress have the highest approximate net worth. Check out the list.

  • Farrell: Flight to Quality Shows Glimmers of Growth Tuesday, 13 Sep 2011 | 10:38 AM ET

    Predications of global economic collapse are overstated, and ignore the market, says blogger Vince Farrell.

  • In Europe, Fear, in Turkey, Cheers Tuesday, 13 Sep 2011 | 8:12 AM ET

    Everybody's worried about the euro zone, but Turkey gets some good news — it's time for your FX Fix.

  • Commodities Tomorrow     Monday, 12 Sep 2011 | 4:00 PM ET

    CNBC's Sharon Epperson discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets and looks at where oil and precious metals are likely headed tomorrow.

  • Steinbock: Europeans are Turning into Finns Monday, 12 Sep 2011 | 11:03 AM ET
    Finland

    As the euro zone enters the most dangerous phase of its debt crisis, bailout patience is eroding in the fiscally responsible tier of the zone. While Brussels wonders whether the Finns have become Euro-skeptic, the reality is the reverse. Europeans are turning into Finns.

  • 'Nobody's Leaving the Euro': OECD Secretary-General Monday, 12 Sep 2011 | 5:04 AM ET

    Angel Gurria, secretary-general of the Organisation for Economic Co-Operation and Development, issued a strong defense of the euro over the weekend.

  • ECB Credibility Fears Raised by Stark Resignation Monday, 12 Sep 2011 | 4:46 AM ET
    Outgoing European Central Bank’s executive board member Juergen Stark

    It has been another dramatic weekend in the euro zone. On Friday, Germany’s representative on the European Central Bank's governing council, Juergen Stark, resigned in protest at the bank's decision to buy Italian and Spanish bonds. He will be replaced by German deputy finance minister Joerg Asmussen.

  • Obama to Send Jobs Plan to Congress Monday Sunday, 11 Sep 2011 | 8:50 PM ET
    President Barack Obama

    Barack Obama will try to keep steady pressure on Republicans on Monday when he announces that his $450 billion jobs plan is ready to be taken up by Congress, reiterating his call for lawmakers to quickly pass the bill. The FT reports.

  • Obama Sells Jobs     Friday, 9 Sep 2011 | 4:40 PM ET

    One day after revealing his jobs package, President Obama has hit the road urging voters to do whatever it takes to make lawmakers pass his bill. Also, discussing whether the President can strike a compromise with Republicans, with Jacob Lew, White House Director of the Office of Management & Budget.

  • Key Resignation at the ECB     Friday, 9 Sep 2011 | 10:05 AM ET

    CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera has the details on the ECB confirming the resignation of hawkish board member Juergen Stark.

  • Entrepreneurship & Obama's Jobs Speech     Friday, 9 Sep 2011 | 8:53 AM ET

    President Obama's speech was a good start and discussing what area job creation should prioritize and sharing perspective on President Obama's jobs speech, with Steve Case, Revolution CEO.

  • Paul Ryan's Reaction to Jobs Plan     Friday, 9 Sep 2011 | 8:30 AM ET

    Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) shares his thoughts on President Obama's plans for job growth, saying temporary tax rebates and stimulus will not work and will result in a debt hangover.

  • GOP Leadership Reaction     Friday, 9 Sep 2011 | 7:31 AM ET

    We want to work with the President to make sure we can make a difference and employers can get back into the game and create some jobs, says Rep. Eric Cantor (R-VA), who adds that certain items that cannot be agreed upon right now should be put aside to focus on the proposals that will work to create jobs.

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