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Strong medicine for Greece will jumpstart aid plans and currency investors' fears will ease, one strategist says.
Herve Ghesquiere and Stephane Taponier, the two French journalists that had been held hostage in Afghanistan for 547 days, landed on French soil on Thursday morning. Sources talk about the unusual path taken by the ransom.
Around 750,000 British teachers, civil servants, border agents and other public sector workers went on strike on Thursday after negotiations with the government failed to come to a resolution over proposed pension reforms.
High oil prices and concerns over the safety of nuclear power following the Fukushima crisis in Japan are reigniting interest in renewable energy, with wind power likely to be a major beneficiary, Tulsi Tanti, chairman of Suzlon Group, told CNBC.
To adapt the exchange between Ernest Hemingway and his literary agent: the super-rich are very different from the rich. They have even more money, according to the FT.
Press reports that the European Banking Authority (EBA) could fail up to 15 European banks as a show of the strength and resilience of the tests are completely unfounded, the EBA’s chairman said on Wednesday.
The UK government needs to address the concerns that the parliamentary committee which oversees the banking industry still has over its proposed regulatory reforms, a senior Conservative politician has told CNBC.com
CNBC's Steve Liesman has the results on the nation's attitude on the economy. The results show that not even money is buying happiness.
In an interview with CNBC, Greece's minister for growth, competitiveness and shipping, Michalis Chrisochoides, was utterly confident that his PASOK party will be able to push through the unpopular medium-term austerity package.
Gazprom, the Russian gas monopoly, could take advantage of Greece's sovereign debt crisis to strengthen its leading position on European gas supply and counter attempts by the European Union to diversify its energy relationships.
A Greek default could be a couple of years away, and that wouldn't be such a bad thing, this strategist says.
Both sides need to partake in educating the voters as to the choices and why the current spending is unsustainable. The more light that is shone on the negotiations; the more likely there will be a smooth process.
Why aren’t businesses hiring? There is a lot of analysis about this, but, to get a better understanding, it may be best to work in reverse by looking at the past and figuring out what the relative strength or weakness of conditions are today and then examine which policies, if any, might work.
Rising Senate star Marco Rubio of Florida put out a strong growth message in our interview last night.
It is the most crucial week yet for Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou in his efforts stave off default for the country.
U.S. Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner is not expected to significantly shift the Aug. 2 date when the government will have exhausted all of its emergency measures to stave off default, a source familiar with the administration's efforts said Monday.
CNBC's Mary Thompson discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets and looks at where oil and precious metals are likely headed tomorrow.