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  • After a weekend of talks at the International Monetary Fund’s annual meeting in Washington over how best to deal with the euro zone debt crisis, we appear no closer to a resolution.

  • Russian Job Swap Sparks Kremlin Revolt Monday, 26 Sep 2011 | 1:13 AM ET
    Vladamir Putin

    Senior Russian government figures have rebelled against a deal between President Dmitry Medvedev and Vladimir Putin, the prime minister, to switch jobs next year. The FT reports.

  • CNBC.com Market Outlook     Friday, 23 Sep 2011 | 5:00 PM ET

    The week's top business news and investment advice, including financial picks, a bullish outlook on Apple's profit potential, and whether Meg Whitman can save Hewlett-Packard, with CNBC's Amanda Drury.

  • World Bank's Robert Zoellick on US     Friday, 23 Sep 2011 | 4:41 PM ET

    This week the IMF cut its forecast for global growth to 4% in 2011 and 2012, a few tenths of a percent below prior forecasts. The revision comes as the IMF and World Bank meet with G-20 leaders on how to tackle slowing growth. Robert Zoellick, World Bank president, weighs in.

  • Jack Welch Backs Mitt Romney     Friday, 23 Sep 2011 | 8:57 AM ET

    Sharing why he supports Mitt Romney, with Jack Welch, former GE chairman/CEO.

  • ECB's Knot Admits to Chance of Greece Defaulting Friday, 23 Sep 2011 | 1:11 AM ET
    European Central Bank

    A situation where Greece cannot pay back its public debt can no longer be excluded, European Central Bank Governing Council member Klaas Knot was quoted as saying on Friday.

  • Where's Washington's Leadership?     Thursday, 22 Sep 2011 | 7:30 PM ET

    Debating whether a short-term spending bill will pass the House, or lead to a government shutdown, with Rep. Bill Pascrell, (D-NJ), and Rep. Kevin Brady, (R-TX)

  • Commodities Tomorrow     Thursday, 22 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.

  • Ron Suskind on Washington Leadership     Thursday, 22 Sep 2011 | 1:45 PM ET

    Ron Suskind, Pulitzer Prize winner and author of "Confidence Men," discusses his new book and the crisis of leadership coming from Washington in both parties.

  • Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke

    Oh, man. If this is the Benjamin's idea of monetary policy help, imagine if he wanted to screw things up. But I shouldn't blame Ben.

  • Sarkozy Under Pressure From G20 Leaders Thursday, 22 Sep 2011 | 11:59 AM ET
    French President Nicholas Sarkozy

    The leaders of six members of the G20 group of world economic powers issued a joint open letter to the French president Nicolas Sarkozy on Thursday, calling for decisive action to be taken over the eurozone debt crisis.

  • Boehner: Possible Gov. Shutdown     Thursday, 22 Sep 2011 | 11:20 AM ET

    House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) discusses the possibility of a government shutdown.

  • Lagarde on Global Economy     Thursday, 22 Sep 2011 | 9:30 AM ET

    IMF head Christine Lagarde says the world economy is entering a dangerous new phase.

  • Leaderless Slovenia Unlikely to Delay EFSF Vote Thursday, 22 Sep 2011 | 2:46 AM ET
    EU building flags brussels

    Slovenia's minority government has collapsed after a no-confidence vote and this could further complicate the passage of legislation to scale up and enhance the European Financial Stability Facility (EFSF), a key element of the euro zone's crisis response.

  • Destruction of Democratic Party?     Wednesday, 21 Sep 2011 | 7:50 PM ET

    Debating whether the President's policies will destroy the democratic party, with with Keith Boykin, former Clinton White House aide, Kellyanne Conway, The Polling Company president & CEO; and Andrew Breitbart, BigGovernment.com publisher.

  • Commodities Tomorrow     Wednesday, 21 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.

  • A Tax Others Embrace, US Opposes Wednesday, 21 Sep 2011 | 1:29 PM ET
    Barack Obama

    Whether the taxes on the rich in Europe raise enough money to close much of their budget shortfalls, they are being promoted as a step toward economic fairness at a time when governments are cutting spending on social programs like pensions, health care and education. The New York Times reports.

  • Making Munis Taxable Will Hurt Cities: Rep. Frank Wednesday, 21 Sep 2011 | 1:15 PM ET

    Rep. Barney Frank opposes the part of the Obama jobs plan changing the tax-exempt status of income from municipal bonds, saying it would hurt the states and cities the job-creation measure intends to help.

  • The chances of Italy defaulting on its debt repayments are actually smaller than the market is pricing in, according to analysts at Credit Suisse.

  • Euro Sovereign Debt Fallout Biggest Risk: Survey Wednesday, 21 Sep 2011 | 7:31 AM ET
    eu building brussels

    The European banking system is the biggest threat to global equities, according to a survey of investors by Barclays Capital.