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  • Chinese Investors Snap Up German Industry Friday, 31 Aug 2012 | 3:08 AM ET

    The legendary German Mittlestand is opening to investment, but some worry its successful culture may be threatened, the Global Post reports.

  • Downing Street Could Ease IPO Rules Friday, 31 Aug 2012 | 2:16 AM ET
    London Stock Exchange

    Fast-growing technology companies would be allowed to float as little as 10 per cent of their business on the London Stock Exchange under proposals being weighed up by Downing Street, the Financial Times Reports.

  • Brussels Pushes For Wide ECB Powers Friday, 31 Aug 2012 | 1:53 AM ET
    EU building flags brussels

    The European Central Bank would be given sweeping authority over all 6,000 eurozone banks under a plan being drawn up by the European Commission, putting Brussels on a collision course with Germany and the ECB itself, which have urged a more decentralised first step towards “banking union”, the Financial Times Reports.

  • Time for Eurozone to Reach for the Gold Reserves? Friday, 31 Aug 2012 | 12:18 AM ET
    Gold coins and bar

    Is it time for some eurozone governments to start selling that metaphorical family silver? Or, more specifically look at their all-too-real gold reserves, to find a solution to Europe’s crisis? That is a question which has recently been buzzing around in some policy making and investing circles.  The FT reports.

  • Your Euro Play on Jackson Hole Thursday, 30 Aug 2012 | 2:21 PM ET

    This strategist says the euro has gotten ahead of itself.

  • Gina Rinehart

    Australian billionaire Gina Rinehart, the world's richest woman, has told Australians envious of rich people that they should stop complaining, work harder, and cut down on drinking, smoking and socializing.

  • Euro Lifts, Dollar Drifts, Hungary Is On Hold Thursday, 30 Aug 2012 | 8:03 AM ET

    Italy lifts the euro but China sinks the Aussie -it's time for your FX Fix.

  • New Barclays CEO Limits Share Price Damage From Probe Thursday, 30 Aug 2012 | 6:32 AM ET

    The announcement that Antony Jenkins has been appointed as chief executive of troubled U.K. bank Barclays helped stave off bigger losses for the shares on Thursday, following the announcement of a new investigation into the lender.

  • New GDP Numbers Do Obama No Favors Thursday, 30 Aug 2012 | 5:03 AM ET

    The U.S. economy grew at a tepid 1.7 percent annual rate in the April-June quarter, suggesting growth will stay weak in the second half of the year, the Christian Science Monitor reports.

  • New Barclays CEO to Lead ‘Root and Branch Review’ Thursday, 30 Aug 2012 | 4:47 AM ET

    Antony Jenkins, head of Barclays retail and business banking unit, has been appointed as chief executive of the bank, with a mandate to launch a root and branch review after a series of scandals rocked it to the core.

  • ECB Bankers Toil Over Bond-Buying Plan Thursday, 30 Aug 2012 | 2:18 AM ET
    European Central Bank

    When the world’s central bankers make their annual trip to Jackson Hole it often makes news. But seldom has a central banker’s non-attendance at the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City’s symposium grabbed so many headlines as ECB president Mario Draghi’s decision this week to pull out. The FT reports.

  • Prosecutors Link Money From China to Iran Thursday, 30 Aug 2012 | 1:11 AM ET

    Prosecutors say they have unearthed evidence in recent international money-transfer investigations that Chinese banks may have flouted United States sanctions against Iran. The NYT reports.

  • Ignore the 'Super Mario' Hype: Strategist Wednesday, 29 Aug 2012 | 3:23 PM ET
    Mario Draghi, president of the European Central Bank (ECB)

    Investors are anticipating big things from the European Central Bank's upcoming meeting, but this strategist is looking longer term.

  • In a modern economy, monetary and fiscal policy disciplines are just that, essential disciplines that must be maintained for the good of the country and the well-being of the citizenry. Like most things requiring discipline if they are to be administered well, they call for an objective, dispassionate and logical approach to analysis and problem solving.

  • Can Europe Fix the Euro?     Wednesday, 29 Aug 2012 | 1:20 PM ET

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel is raising expectations that action for the euro is coming. Mark Zandi, Moody's Analytics, offers insight.

  • Markets Across Europe Pare Losses     Wednesday, 29 Aug 2012 | 11:32 AM ET

    CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports on all the market moving activity from Europe, and an update on oil prices, with CNBC's Sharon Epperson.

  • Euro Lifts, Kiwi Slips, Jackson Hole Looms Wednesday, 29 Aug 2012 | 8:18 AM ET

    Draghi's comments lift the euro and Spain and the EU make a deal - it's time for your FX Fix.

  • Central Banker With a Vision Wednesday, 29 Aug 2012 | 2:33 AM ET
    European Central Bank President Mario Draghi testifies before the European Parliament's economic affairs committee in his role as the head of the European Systemic Risk Board on May 31, 2012 in Brussels.

    This month, Mr. Draghi stared down bearish international traders who were convinced that Europe’s common currency project would collapse. The NYT Reports.

  • The United States has produced one of the most successful economic stories in human history. The Global Post explains.

  • Norway Fund Opposes Glencore Merger Wednesday, 29 Aug 2012 | 1:32 AM ET
    Globe wrapped in string

    Norway has joined forces with Qatar in opposition to the $70 billion merger between commodities trader Glencore and miner Xstrata, further threatening one of the biggest deals in the natural resources industry over the past decade, the FT reports.

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