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  • Greece Adds More Muck to Forex Thursday, 16 Jun 2011 | 8:10 AM ET

    The euro is sliding, the safe-haven Swiss franc is rising, and everyone is watching Greece — it's time for your FX Fix.

  • Government Bonds 'Should Be Avoided': Analysts Thursday, 16 Jun 2011 | 12:56 AM ET
    The Federal Reserve headquarters in Washington, DC.

    US Treasurys may not be such a good bet for investors as yields have dropped too low and questions remain on whether the Federal Reserve will continue to print money after its current round of quantitative easing ends, analysts told CNBC.

  • Investors Bet on Prospect of 'Greek Accident' Thursday, 16 Jun 2011 | 12:13 AM ET

    A new bet has been placed on the the Greek debt crisis. It backs a growing view among investors that Athens may be about to suffer a messy default that could spark a run on the country’s banks and a deeper eurozone crisis, the FT reported.

  • Nearly Half of US Think New Recession Is Coming: Poll Wednesday, 15 Jun 2011 | 6:31 PM ET
    President Barack Obama speaking on Fiscal Policy

    Worries about the economy pose a serious threat to President Obama’s re-election chances, according to a new NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll.

  • Commodities Tomorrow     Wednesday, 15 Jun 2011 | 4:00 PM ET

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

  • Greece Unrest Continues     Wednesday, 15 Jun 2011 | 2:01 PM ET

    CNBC's Simon Hobbs with an update on the fallout from today's protests in Greece.

  • Greek PM Offers to Resign     Wednesday, 15 Jun 2011 | 1:04 PM ET

    The Greece prime minister has agreed to resign only if certain conditions are met, with CNBC's Simon Hobbs.

  • In a Global Economy Can You Trust Your Gut? Wednesday, 15 Jun 2011 | 12:07 PM ET

    Your success in today’s world is directly connected to your ability to work effectively in a variety of different cultures. But a lot of the conventional wisdom about cross-cultural effectiveness is based upon myth and anecdote more than evidence-based research.

  • Congressional Financial Disclosure     Wednesday, 15 Jun 2011 | 11:33 AM ET

    Should Congressional leaders have a blind trust for their investments to avoid conflicts of interest? Insight with Bob McEwen, Renewing American Leadership; Neal Asbury, talk radio host, and CNBC's Eamon Javers.

  • Wall Street sign

    New economic stats on retail sales from both China and the U.S. show there’s no double-dip recession out there — no matter what the bears-gone-viral may be telling you. No Armageddon. And no stock market crash either. Actually, Tuesday’s 123-point Dow gain to get back over 12,000 is a key sign that the stock correction may be over.

  • Greece Fears Grate, Swiss Growth Deflates Wednesday, 15 Jun 2011 | 9:31 AM ET

    Default fears persist, Swiss economic outlook lists, Chilean peso lifts. Time for your FX Fix.

  • Congress Is Taking Debt Ceiling Seriously: Schweikert Wednesday, 15 Jun 2011 | 1:50 AM ET
    US Capitol Building at dawn

    The U.S. Congress will not wait for the country's debt crisis to reach the levels of Southern Europe, David Schweikert, a republican congressman and part of the bipartisan commission on budget told CNBC on Tuesday.

  • Bank Chiefs' Average Pay Rises by 36 Percent Wednesday, 15 Jun 2011 | 1:03 AM ET

    Bank chiefs’ average pay in the US and Europe leapt 36 percent last year to $9.7 million, according to data compiled for the Financial Times, despite variable performance across the sector.

  • UK's Osborne to Endorse Bank Ring-Fence Proposals Wednesday, 15 Jun 2011 | 12:25 AM ET
    Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne holds Disraeli's original budget box as he leaves 11 Downing Street for Parliament.

    British finance minister George Osborne will use a major speech on Wednesday to throw his weight behind recommendations that banks' retail arms should be ring-fenced from their investment banking operations.

  • Budget Battle in Illinois     Tuesday, 14 Jun 2011 | 4:18 PM ET

    Governor Pat Quinn, (D-IL) defends his state's new corporate tax hikes and lays out a plan to convince big business to stay.

  • Commodities Tomorrow     Tuesday, 14 Jun 2011 | 4:00 PM ET

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

  • The Economy: GOP vs Obama     Tuesday, 14 Jun 2011 | 11:21 AM ET

    CNBC's John Harwood has the highlights on the GOP Presidential candidates facing off in their first debate, and President Obama's NBC interview on the economy.

  • Rupiah Is Rising, Roubini Is Glum Tuesday, 14 Jun 2011 | 7:50 AM ET

    Indonesia's rupiah is on a roll and high frequency traders are on the prowl. Time for your FX Fix.

  • Why Was Stanley Fischer Excluded From IMF Race? Tuesday, 14 Jun 2011 | 2:58 AM ET
    The International Monetary Fund (IMF) headquarters building is seen in Washington, DC.

    Stanley Fischer's candidacy for managing director of the International Monetary Fund was dismissed on grounds of age Monday, as the 67 year old is two years above the threshold of 65 demanded for the job.

  • Goldman Intern Had Link to Libyan Fund Tuesday, 14 Jun 2011 | 12:08 AM ET
    Goldman Sachs

    Goldman Sachs gave a paid internship to a top Libyan official’s relative while the bank was carrying out lossmaking trades on behalf of the country’s sovereign wealth fund, the Financial Times has learnt.