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

    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

    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."

  • Kudlow Commentary     Thursday, 21 Apr 2011 | 5:45 PM ET

    Say no to QE3, save the dollar, and what Ben Bernanke should say in next week's press conference. And President Obama's "tax attack" on the wealthy.

  • 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.

  • Debt Bomb Reduction Watch     Friday, 15 Apr 2011 | 7:49 PM ET

    Debating whether President Obama's plan is economic suicide, with Keith Boykin, Daily Voice editor; Jim Pethokoukis, Reuters Breakingviews; and Matthew Continetti, The Weekly Standard.

  • Bahrain Struggles to Find a Democratic Path Friday, 15 Apr 2011 | 8:50 AM ET

    Bahrain backed off a move to dissolve the country's main opposition block on Friday following strong criticism from the Obama administration.

  • Fed's Plosser on Economy     Friday, 15 Apr 2011 | 12:00 AM ET

    Philadelphia Fed President Charles Plosser talks to CNBC's Steve Liesman about educating the public about the Fed, his outlook on the economy, dealing with weakness and his belief that the basis for economic recovery is in place.

  • Getting Our Fiscal House In Order     Thursday, 14 Apr 2011 | 7:45 PM ET

    CNBC's John Harwood reports on budget negotiations and the discussion surrounding higher taxes on the richest Americans.

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

    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.

  • Deficits: The Obama Plan     Wednesday, 13 Apr 2011 | 1:34 PM ET

    CNBC's John Harowood, Steve Liesman, Bob Pisani and Rick Santelli have a preview of President Obama's plan to cut spending and lower the deficit.

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

    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.

  • EU Debt Crisis Boosting Far Right Wednesday, 13 Apr 2011 | 1:29 AM ET

    As austerity measures kick in and the euro zone debt crisis begins to really bite voters where it hurts, in the pocket, extreme political parties are becoming mainstream, warns Dylan Grice, a strategist at Societe Generale in Paris.

  • Trader's Edge     Tuesday, 12 Apr 2011 | 8:56 AM ET

    Discussing when the economy will be able to get off its Fed support, with Art Cashin, UBS.

  • Top of the Morning     Tuesday, 12 Apr 2011 | 6:00 AM ET

    Discussing the government cuts, whether the debt limit will be raised, and Alcoa earnings. Also, a debate on taxes, trickle-down economics, the nuclear situation in Japan gets worse, and major Asian markets sell off as a result. Guests: Andrew Ross Sorkin, The New York Times and CNBC's Guy Johnson.

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