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  • '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.

  • World Entering 'Dangerous New Phase': Lagarde Friday, 9 Sep 2011 | 7:28 AM ET
    French finance minister Christine Lagarde is seen as a front-runner to succeed Strauss-Kahn.

    Christine Lagarde, the managing director of the International Monetary Fund, warned that the global economy is entering a "dangerous new phase" on Friday, ahead of the G7 summit in Marseilles, France.

  • ‘Stupidity’ Created Euro: Wetherspoon Chairman Friday, 9 Sep 2011 | 6:06 AM ET

    The euro is nothing more than an economic mirage because it lacks the essential building blocks of a long-term secure currency, according to Tim Martin, chairman of UK pub restaurant chain JD Wetherspoon.

  • Greece

    The boss of the Greek debt office (PDMA) has told CNBC that Friday is not the deadline for the debt swap plan.

  • U.S. President Barack Obama, flanked by Vice President Joe Biden and Speaker of the House John Boehner, addressed both houses of the U.S. legislature to highlight his plan to create jobs for millions of out of work Americans on September 8, 2011 in Washington, DC.

    “We should pass this jobs plan right away,” said President Barack Obama as he addressed America and Congress, calling for an end to the political circus in Washington and action that would “actually help the economy.” With those words, the president threw down the gauntlet to his Republican opponents with a $447 billion dollar stimulus package aimed at boosting jobs before America goes to the polls late next year.

  • America's 500 Billion Dollar Job Plan     Friday, 9 Sep 2011 | 1:50 AM ET

    "Is the US market ready to spend 500 billion dollars on a jobs plan?" John Wraith, fixed income strategist at Bank of America, told CNBC.

  • President Obama Addresses Job Creation     Thursday, 8 Sep 2011 | 7:05 PM ET

    Pass this jobs bill and all small business owners will get a tax cut if they hire new workers, says President Obama, to a joint session of Congress, as he lays out his plans to create jobs and get the economy back on track.

  • Talking Numbers: Bullish On Natural Gas     Thursday, 8 Sep 2011 | 4:47 PM ET

    Natural gas lost nearly half its value between its January 2010 high and its October low last year. So why be bullish, with Walter Zimmermann, United-ICAP chief technical analyst.

  • Previewing President Obama's Jobs Plan     Thursday, 8 Sep 2011 | 4:37 PM ET

    Democrats are asking President Obama to be tough in his jobs speech tonight. Discussing the President's plan, with Senator Robert Menendez (D-NJ) and CNBC's Maria Bartiromo.

  • Is British Pound About to Get a Beating? Thursday, 8 Sep 2011 | 2:55 PM ET

    With all the action on the Continent, the British pound has been out of the spotlight. It's time for a look — and you might not like it.

  • Recovering Small Businesses     Thursday, 8 Sep 2011 | 2:44 PM ET

    Discussing what small business owners need to hear from President Obama's speech tonight, with Carl Schramm, Kauffman Foundation CEO.

  • How Are Traders Playing?     Thursday, 8 Sep 2011 | 11:41 AM ET

    Discussing investment strategies ahead of President Obama & Ben Bernanke's speeches, with Warren Meyers, DME Securities vice president of floor operations and Joe Greco, Meridian Equity Partners managing director.

  • Will the Fed Act Big In September?     Thursday, 8 Sep 2011 | 11:22 AM ET

    The Federal Reserve could directly boost and stabilize capital in U.S. banks, with CNBC's Steve Liesman, Steve Blitz, ITG Investment Research senior economist, and Beth Ann Bovino, S&P senior economist.