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  • Busch: Bin Laden — What’s Next Is What Count Monday, 2 May 2011 | 12:29 PM ET

    Last night, President Obama went on air to announce the killing of the United States enemy number one, Osama Bin Laden.  Given this volatile and uncertain world we inhabit, how should we view this event? In the short run when it comes to terrorism, the best news is usually no news meaning no attacks.

  • Giuliani on Bin Laden's Death   Monday, 2 May 2011 | 12:25 PM ET
    Giuliani on Bin Laden's Death

    Discussing Bin Laden's death, the political landscape, and the US economy , with CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera and former NYC mayor, Rudolph Giuliani.

  • Dennis Gartman: 'We Have Now Created a Martyr' Monday, 2 May 2011 | 7:36 AM ET

    Markets went up in reaction to Barack Obama’s announcement Sunday night that the Al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden had been killed, despite uncertainties as far as what this news will mean geopolitically.

  • Gadhafi OK but NATO Strike Kills Youngest Son Saturday, 30 Apr 2011 | 7:51 PM ET
    Moammer Gaddafi speaking

    A NATO missile strike killed Moammar Gadhafi's youngest son and three grandchildren on Saturday but the Libyan leader survived, a government spokesman said.

  • NATO Powers Reject Gadhafi's Truce Offer Saturday, 30 Apr 2011 | 11:12 AM ET
    Muammer Gaddafi

    NATO powers rejected Moammar Gadhafi's call for a cease-fire and negotiations on Saturday, saying they need "actions not words," and aid ships were prevented from docking in a besieged coastal city while the alliance swept the port for mines.

  • Royal Weddings Leave No Money for Markets: Charts Friday, 29 Apr 2011 | 6:08 AM ET

    The Dow Jones has tended to stay rather flat on the seven previous occasions when there have been royal weddings, Chris Zwermann’s, global strategist at Zwermann Financial, told CNBC Friday.

  • Busch: Top Three Takeaways on Bernanke Thursday, 28 Apr 2011 | 11:04 AM ET

    He made transparency history with the press conference, but potential clarity ignominy when he didn't provide direction for when, where and how the Fed will reduce their "emergency" monetary policy measures.

  • Royal Family Wealth: Who's the Richest? Thursday, 28 Apr 2011 | 11:00 AM ET
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    Prince William and Kate Middleton’s wedding is about to showcase a Royal Britain to billions of TV viewers around the world. But the real truth behind Windsor Money is as surprising as any fairytale.

  • Ben Talks Dow to Bull High   Wednesday, 27 Apr 2011 | 5:00 PM ET
    Ben Talks Dow to Bull High

    The markets rallied after the Fed signaled an intent to to complete its bond buying program by June. The Fast Money team discusses the market ramifications.

  • Johnson: The Truth About Tax Cuts Wednesday, 27 Apr 2011 | 9:56 AM ET
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    The ongoing debate over tax relief has lost all integrity, like a favorite sweater long past its prime. Some believe that tax cuts increase the budget deficit while others suggest wealthy citizens have no moral obligation to share their bounty. Worthy positions indeed, but they are two mutually independent arguments, both valid, one having nothing to do with the other.

  • Will Bernanke's Briefings Be Like Trichet's? Wednesday, 27 Apr 2011 | 4:03 AM ET
    Jean-Claude Trichet

    Should we congratulate or commiserate? .....That the Federal Resereve does it too now. That the Fed has decided to flank its policy decisions by regular press briefings from now on.

  • US President Barack Obama and Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff

    "In the past, Brazil's reach has always exceeded its grasp," says one former U.S. official. "It always saw itself as a leader, but has been frustrated that the world saw it another way. The Brazilian economy is developing to the point where it does have the global heft that people have to take it seriously."

  • The Richest Royal Wedding Guests Thursday, 21 Apr 2011 | 12:21 AM ET
    On April 29, 2011, millions of people across the world will watch Prince William wed his long term girlfriend and college sweetheart, Kate Middleton at Westminster Abbey in London. William and Catherine (as she will be known officially ) have urged that the ceremony reflects these recessionary times and avoids being overly "lavish , " but with a guest list boasting royalty, oligarchs and celebrities, their nuptials will be celebrated by some of the wealthiest people in the world - for whom being

    So, who is expected to be the richest in attendance at the royal wedding of Prince William to college sweetheart, Kate Middleton? Click to find out.

  • FDIC Eyes Tougher Rules for Big Banks Monday, 18 Apr 2011 | 1:42 AM ET
    Sheila Bair

    American banks should ringfence their riskier investment banking operations, according to a top financial regulator who wants the US to adopt restrictions similar to those proposed last week by Britain’s Independent Commission on Banking, the Financial Times reports.

  • Bahrain Struggles to Find a Democratic Path Friday, 15 Apr 2011 | 8:50 AM ET
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    Bahrain backed off a move to dissolve the country's main opposition block on Friday following strong criticism from the Obama administration.

  • Lew's Take as OMB Director   Thursday, 14 Apr 2011 | 9:21 AM ET
    OMB's Jack Lew Speaks

    When he was OMB director, Jack Lew talked about the mechanics of budget cuts with CNBC.

  • Bankers Running Rings Around Regulators Thursday, 14 Apr 2011 | 4:40 AM ET
    G20

    In 2009, as the financial crisis entered its darkest days, G20 leaders descended on London for a meeting aimed at bringing the world economy back from the brink.

  • Egypt's Mubarak, Sons to Appear in Court Next Week Wednesday, 13 Apr 2011 | 4:02 PM ET
    Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak

    Egypt's former President Hosni Mubarak and his two sons will appear before a Cairo court on Tuesday, April 19, for questioning, state television said on Wednesday.

  • Oil: Inventories and the Total Cost   Wednesday, 13 Apr 2011 | 10:27 AM ET
    Oil: Inventories and the Total Cost

    Crude supplies are up over a million barrels, but the decline in gasoline is far more than analysts were expecting, reports CNBC's Sharon Epperson. Also, a look at the recent rise in oil prices, and the hunt for cheap oil, with Addison Armstrong, Tradition Energy, and CNBC's Simon Hobbs.

  • Cheap Money Will Not Solve Problems: ECB Official Wednesday, 13 Apr 2011 | 1:51 AM ET
    European Central Bank

    Loose monetary policy will not solve the euro zone’s structural imbalances and the ECB needs to focus on price stability to help rein in commodity-led inflation, according to incoming ECB Board Member Peter Praet.