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  • UK's Labour Still Has a Trust Issue on the Economy Tuesday, 27 Sep 2011 | 5:21 AM ET
    Prime Minister Gordon Brown

    As Shadow Chancellor Ed Balls wrapped up his speech to the Labour party conference on Monday, one thing became abundantly clear: Labour still have a trust issue when it comes to the economy.

  • Coke Chief Criticises US Tax Rules Monday, 26 Sep 2011 | 8:58 PM ET
    Kent Muhtar

    Coca-Cola now sees the US becoming a less friendly business environment than China, its chief executive has revealed, citing political gridlock and an antiquated tax structure as reasons its home market has become less competitive. The FT reports.

  • Why I Wanted to Be President—In the Fifth Grade Monday, 26 Sep 2011 | 4:50 PM ET

    When I was in fifth grade, I was very interested in politics. In fact, I wanted to be president of the United States.

  • Where The Money Is Monday, 26 Sep 2011 | 9:43 AM ET

    Taxes can drag on wealth creation and preservation, so it's important to make sure you have the right assets assigned to your investment and retirement accounts .

  • CNBC Poll: Planning to Delay Retirement? Monday, 26 Sep 2011 | 9:42 AM ET
    Retirement & You - A CNBC Special Report

    As delaying retirement becomes  a reality for more Americans, where do you stand?

  • Britain Needs a Plan That Works: UK Opposition Monday, 26 Sep 2011 | 9:22 AM ET
    Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne holds Disraeli's original budget box as he leaves 11 Downing Street for Parliament.

    The UK’s opposition finance spokesman Ed Balls called on the government to provide a credible policy to encourage economic growth telling delegates at the Labour party’s annual conference the coalition government’s austerity plan “just wasn’t working”.

  • Lawyers to Start News Corp Case in US: Report Friday, 23 Sep 2011 | 9:47 AM ET
    Rupert Murdoch, Chairman and CEO of News Corporation

    British lawyers acting for victims of phone hacking by The News of the World are planning to launch legal action in the U.S. against directors of the newspaper's parent company News Corp, according to a report on British satellite news channel Sky News.

  • UK Committed to Austerity, No Plan B: Minister Friday, 23 Sep 2011 | 2:46 AM ET

    The UK is committed to its austerity plans and is not lining up an alternative, the country's Business Secretary told CNBC Thursday.

  • The Laffer Curve: CNBC Explains Thursday, 22 Sep 2011 | 1:31 PM ET
    Art Laffer

    The Laffer Curve is an economic theory that, legend says, was written up on a napkin at a Washington D.C., restaurant. What does the Laffer Curve actually say? CNBC explains.

  • Peter Morici: The U.S. Is Courting Another Recession Thursday, 22 Sep 2011 | 10:36 AM ET
    Recession-themed newsprint cuttings

    The US economy is imploding thanks to incompetence in Washington and arrogance on Wall Street. President Obama is hardly the victim of his predecessor's mistakes as much as his own decisions.

  • Sen. Durbin on Deficit & Jobs     Thursday, 22 Sep 2011 | 7:30 AM ET

    The President's proposal for jobs and cutting the deficit is not unreasonable, says Sen. Richard Durbin, (D-IL), who adds that the bill will put the nation in the right direction. "We want to create jobs and we want to do it in a way that is consistent with American values," he says.

  • More QE in UK Could Harm Economy: Ex-MPC Member Thursday, 22 Sep 2011 | 5:26 AM ET

    More monetary stimulus by the UK could lead to more inflation and not much economic growth, a former member of the Bank of England's Monetary Policy Committee told CNBC Thursday.

  • Soros: US Is Already in Double-Dip Recession Thursday, 22 Sep 2011 | 1:51 AM ET
    George Soros

    Billionaire investor George Soros said he believed the United States was already experiencing the pain of a double dip recession and that Republican opposition to Obama's fiscal stimulus plans was to blame for sluggish growth.

  • A Tax Others Embrace, US Opposes Wednesday, 21 Sep 2011 | 1:29 PM ET
    Barack Obama

    Whether the taxes on the rich in Europe raise enough money to close much of their budget shortfalls, they are being promoted as a step toward economic fairness at a time when governments are cutting spending on social programs like pensions, health care and education. The New York Times reports.

  • Morici: Fed Might Do Better to Sit on Its Hands Wednesday, 21 Sep 2011 | 11:09 AM ET

    This afternoon the Fed meets to discuss options to jumpstart a moribund U.S. economy. It doesn't have any attractive options, because leadership from the White House, Treasury and Energy Departments is needed to get the economy going.

  • No Turning Back on Austerity Clegg Tells Lib Dems Wednesday, 21 Sep 2011 | 10:32 AM ET
    Liberal Democrat Leader Nick Clegg takes part in a question and answer session with community groups at the Frontline Church in Liverpool, England.

    Britain’s deputy prime minister, Liberal Democrat leader Nick Clegg told delegates at his annual party conference in Birmingham on Wednesday there was no turning back from the coalition government’s fiscal austerity program despite figures showing government borrowing in August reached a record high for the month.

  • Never Ending Tax Debate     Wednesday, 21 Sep 2011 | 8:20 AM ET

    A lot of economic arguments will occur from now until the election in 2012, says Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-UT).

  • Bank of England Minutes Suggest More QE Possible Wednesday, 21 Sep 2011 | 6:20 AM ET

    The Bank of England (BoE) considered a further round of quantitative easing to help boost the flagging UK economy, the latest minutes of its interest rate setting committee, the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) showed on Wednesday.

  • Bank on Bonds     Tuesday, 20 Sep 2011 | 12:27 PM ET

    A look at how the President's jobs act could impact certain muni bond holders, with Benjamin Thompson, Samson Capital.

  • Are Millionaires Taxed Less Than Secretaries? Tuesday, 20 Sep 2011 | 8:27 AM ET
    Secretary/Intern

    President Barack Obama makes it sound as if there are millionaires all over America paying taxes at lower rates than their secretaries. The data tell a different story.

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