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  • Diamond Withdraws From Romney Event Tuesday, 3 Jul 2012 | 2:14 AM ET
    Bob Diamond

    Bob Diamond, chief executive of Barclays, has pulled out of hosting a London fundraiser for Mitt Romney, the Republican presidential nominee, as the bank faces growing pressure over its role in the price-fixing of lending rates, the Financial Times reports.

  • Barclays Chief Threatens to Hit Back Tuesday, 3 Jul 2012 | 12:42 AM ET
    Bob Diamond

    Bob Diamond is threatening to reveal potentially embarrassing details about Barclays’ dealings with regulators if he comes under fire at a parliamentary hearing on Wednesday over the Libor rate-setting scandal, according to people close to the bank’s chief executive. The FT reports.

  • Stocks End Flat as Fed Hopes Offset Weak ISM Monday, 2 Jul 2012 | 5:09 PM ET

    Stocks trimmed most of their losses to close narrowly mixed Monday as hopes for stimulus from the Federal Reserve helped limit losses following a disappointing manufacturing report.

  • Barclays Was Rigging Libor: CFTC’s Gensler Monday, 2 Jul 2012 | 12:24 PM ET

    British bank Barclays was attempting to manipulate the Libor interest rate and falsely reporting it, CFTC Chairman Gary Gensler told CNBC’s “Squawk Box.”

  • Futures Mixed After Rally; Growth Woes Weigh Monday, 2 Jul 2012 | 8:47 AM ET

    U.S. stock index futures were narrowly mixed Monday following a sharp rally in the previous session as investors looked for direction in response to new initiatives agreed in Europe, while worries over weakness in China limited gains.

  • Stocks to Watch: AMLN, LNCR, IM & More Monday, 2 Jul 2012 | 7:49 AM ET

    Take a look at some of Monday’s morning movers:

  • Barclays Libor Fallout  Monday, 2 Jul 2012 | 7:35 AM ET

    Discussing the resignation of Marcus Agius, Barclays' CEO, less than a week after the British bank agreed to pay $450 million in fines for its role in fixing interest rate prices, with Gary Gensler, Commodity Futures Trading Commission chairman.

  • Stocks Soar; Dow Posts Best June Since 1997 Friday, 29 Jun 2012 | 4:31 PM ET

    Stocks finished the final trading day of the weak second quarter with a huge bang as Wall Street cheered a surprise agreement by EU leaders to help the region's struggling banks.

  • An international response is needed to the issue of the manipulation of the Libor to ensure that cartel behavior is not possible, Sharon Bowles, Liberal Democrat MEP for South East England and chair of the European Parliament's Economic and Monetary Affairs Committee, told CNBC on Friday.

  • Future Advance After EU Summit Agreement Friday, 29 Jun 2012 | 8:42 AM ET

    U.S. stock index futures jumped Friday after European leaders unexpectedly agreed to take action to bring down Italy and Spain’s borrowing costs and create a single banking supervisory body.

  • Stocks to Watch: RIMM, NKE, F, GS & More Friday, 29 Jun 2012 | 7:52 AM ET

    Take a look at some of Friday’s morning movers:

  • Stocks to Watch: BBY, HMA, THC & More Thursday, 28 Jun 2012 | 1:37 PM ET

    Take a look at some of Thursday's midday movers:

  • Futures Hold Losses After Economic Reports Thursday, 28 Jun 2012 | 8:34 AM ET

    U.S. stock index futures held their losses Thursday, following the jobless claims and GDP data and amid skepticism that European leaders would overcome their differences to form a solution to tackle the ongoing debt crisis.

  • A Rate-Setting Mechanism of Far-Reaching Effects Thursday, 28 Jun 2012 | 4:21 AM ET
    Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange

    A multiyear, global investigation into the setting of interest rates has focused on often complextrades in the financial centers of New York, London and Tokyo. But the accusations in the case have real-life consequences for consumers and businesses in the United States, the New York Times reports.

  • Barclays Settles Libor Probe  Wednesday, 27 Jun 2012 | 2:40 PM ET

    CNBC's Eamon Javers reports on the CFTC's $200 million fine for Barclays, for alleged manipulation attempts of Libor.

  • Stocks to Watch: ARNA, VVUS, OREX & More Wednesday, 27 Jun 2012 | 2:06 PM ET

    Take a look at some of Wednesday's midday movers:

  • Barclays' Whopping $454 Million Libor Settlement  Wednesday, 27 Jun 2012 | 11:03 AM ET

    CNBC's Eamon Javers reports the big bank will pay a total of $454 million to settle allegations that it tried to manipulate Libor rates.

  • CFTC to Settle Libor-Related Probe with Barclays  Wednesday, 27 Jun 2012 | 8:46 AM ET

    Barclays will reportedly pay $200 million in penalties to settle a Libor probe. "These Libor rates impact the credit rates, the interest rates that people pay for everything," says Bart Chilton, CFTC commissioner, explaining how Barclays allegedly manipulated the Libor rate and the CFTC's plans to prevent this from happening again.

  • Bank Chiefs Enjoy Double-Digit Pay Rises Sunday, 24 Jun 2012 | 9:41 PM ET
    Dimon said the bank will probably seek to claw back pay from executives responsible for $2 billion in trading losses.

    Top U.S. and European bankers, including JPMorgan Chase’s Jamie Dimon and Citigroup’s Vikram Pandit, have enjoyed double-digit annual pay rises averaging almost 12 percent, despite widespread falls in profits and share prices, FT research shows.

  • Your Trading Plan for the Fed Meeting Tuesday, 19 Jun 2012 | 12:35 PM ET
    The Federal Reserve headquarters in Washington, DC.

    The Federal Open Market Committee is beginning a two-day meeting, and these strategists have a trading plan.