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  • 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.

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    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.

  • Commodities Tomorrow     Monday, 13 Jun 2011 | 4:00 PM ET

    CNBC's Sharon Epperson discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets, including the WTI-Brent spread, and looks at where oil, industrial and precious metals are likely headed tomorrow.

  • What's Wrong with This Euro Zone Picture? Monday, 13 Jun 2011 | 3:22 PM ET

    The bickering continues in Europe as a critical deadline looms for Greece — but you wouldn't know it from watching the euro against the dollar.

  • US Lacks Vision, Strategy to Be Exceptional: Welch Monday, 13 Jun 2011 | 11:48 AM ET

    The United States lacks a "fundamental strategy" for being the "most innovative, the most productive, the most competitive country on Earth," former General Electric chairman Jack Welch told CNBC Monday.

  • Will Israeli Role Count Against Fischer? Monday, 13 Jun 2011 | 11:35 AM ET
    The International Monetary Fund (IMF) headquarters building is seen in Washington, DC.

    In the race to become head of the International Monetary Fund, nationality is one of many factors that can help or hinder individuals, but few candidacies have the potential to be as charged as that of the Bank of Israel chief, Stanley Fischer.

  • As Chairman of the House Committee on Small Business, I am particularly focused on ways to increase small company access to capital and bridge the gap between lenders and borrowers.

  • Farr: Can America Be Fixed? Monday, 13 Jun 2011 | 10:17 AM ET

    For America to return to better days we have to start by thinking better of ourselves and hold ourselves to a higher standard.

  • Turkey: Analysts Warn of Overheating Risks Monday, 13 Jun 2011 | 7:21 AM ET
    Istanbul's Arasta Bazaar

    Recep Tayyip Erdogan's AKP won a comfortable majority in the Turkish elections, but the Prime Minister's desire to change the constitution could distract the new government from managing an overheating economy, analysts told CNBC.com.

  • Why the French Work This Holiday for No Pay Monday, 13 Jun 2011 | 7:01 AM ET
    France

    Pentecost, from the Ancient Greek pentếkosta, meaning fiftieth, is the Christian holiday celebrating the Holy Spirit descending on the Apostles fifty days after Easter.