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  • Stop Trading: Jim Cramer     Wednesday, 13 Apr 2011 | 2:48 PM ET

    CNBC's Jim Cramer with reaction to President Obama' speech; the latest Beige Book numbers, and a couple of stocks to keep your eye on.

  • How Cheap Is the Dollar Really? Wednesday, 13 Apr 2011 | 2:42 PM ET

    Sure, the dollar has been weakening against all kinds of currencies. But to get a sense of just how far it has fallen, check out this analysis.

  • Reaction to President Obama     Wednesday, 13 Apr 2011 | 2:39 PM ET

    Reaction to President Obama's plan to cut spending and reduce the deficit with Ken Volpert, Vanguard head of taxable bond group and James Bianco, Bianco Research president.

  • Reaction to Beige Book     Wednesday, 13 Apr 2011 | 2:36 PM ET

    CNBC's Steve Liesman with reaction to the latest Beige Book numbers.

  • Reaction to President Obama's Speech     Wednesday, 13 Apr 2011 | 2:30 PM ET

    CNBC's John Harwoood, Bob Pisani, with a look at President Obama's plan to reduce the deficit and cut spending.

  • 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.

  • Money In Motion Currency Trade: Sweden     Wednesday, 13 Apr 2011 | 10:20 AM ET

    Andrew Busch, BMO Capital Markets global FX strategist, discusses the economic factors that make the Swedish Krona so appealing right now.

  • 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.

  • Correction in Commodities Likely Shortlived: Experts Tuesday, 12 Apr 2011 | 8:56 PM ET

    The commodities bull run fueled in recent years by China's breakneck economic growth may be close to an end, according to one expert. But others feel a correction will only be short-lived.

  • Spending Cuts Not Seen Denting $1.5 Trillion Deficit Tuesday, 12 Apr 2011 | 2:43 PM ET

    The $38 billion in spending cuts agreed to last week won't prevent this year's budget deficit from setting another record high, estimated at $1.5 trillion.

  • Rising Federal Budget Deficit     Tuesday, 12 Apr 2011 | 2:08 PM ET

    CNBC's John Harwood reports on the rising federal budget deficit and how it will play in President Obama's speech tomorrow.

  • Lawmakers in Washington are embroiled in a heated debate about raising America's $14 trillion debt ceiling, which could have some dire consequences for the Treasury market if it's not increased, according to the former US Treasury chief restructuring officer.

  • The Debt Bomb Is Coming Due Tuesday, 12 Apr 2011 | 12:37 PM ET

    White House press secretary Jay Carney said Republicans should not “play chicken with the economy.” The administration wants a prompt vote to raise the federal debt ceiling quickly. Carney went on to say, “The consequences of not raising the debt ceiling would be Armageddon-like in terms of the economy.”

  • Driving U.S. Growth     Tuesday, 12 Apr 2011 | 11:42 AM ET

    Meg Whitman, former eBay CEO, lays out a plan to drive the U.S. economy towards four percent GDP growth.

  • Debt Ratios Still Rising     Tuesday, 12 Apr 2011 | 10:02 AM ET

    CNBC's Bertha Coombs on the latest IMF report that says debt ratios are still rising in the U.S. The impact this has on the economy.

  • Finding Fed's Comfort Level     Tuesday, 12 Apr 2011 | 8:04 AM ET

    Alec Young, equity strategist, Standard & Poor's, and Joshua Feinman, chief economist, DB Advisors, discuss market valuations, targets, and the impact oil is having on the markets. Young believes oil would have to hit $200/barrel for it to impact the global recovery. Also, Feinman says it's events in the Middle East driving up oil prices and Fed actions wouldn't make much of a difference.

  • Q1 Earnings Preview     Tuesday, 12 Apr 2011 | 6:36 AM ET

    Looking ahead to first quarter earnings reports, following Alcoa's mixed results, announced yesterday, with Ashwani Kaul, Kaul Advisory Group, and Andrew Ross Sorkin, The New York Times. Also, the impact of high oil.

  • 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.

  • Debt Deadline Looms     Monday, 11 Apr 2011 | 7:39 PM ET

    Discussing whether the Treasury should enforce a new spending limitation instead of a debt limit, with Rep. Allyson Schwartz, (D-PA) and Rep. Jason Chaffetz, Congressman, (R-UT).

  • UK Financial Services Sector Responds to Reforms Monday, 11 Apr 2011 | 8:36 AM ET

    The UK banking industry has begun to respond to the Independent Commission on Banking (ICB) interim report into the future framework within which they would have to work if they want to remain headquartered in the UK.