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  • The Silver-Collar Economy Monday, 3 Sep 2012 | 10:54 AM ET
    Businesspeople seated side by side

    More companies are hiring people 65 and older because they believe they are reliable and productive, while the seniors themselves need — and want — to work. But is the trend squeezing out young people?

  • Ian Williams, Chairman at Charteris Portfolio Managers says that gilts are at their most expensive compared to equities since the second world war.

  • Benchmark oil prices will likely extend gains this week after Fed Chief Ben Bernanke kept stimulus in play at his speech in Jackson Hole and as the industry assesses the damage in the Gulf of Mexico after tropical storm Isaac forced the closure of almost all offshore oil production.

  • Germans Write Off Greece, Says Poll Sunday, 2 Sep 2012 | 9:00 PM ET
    A European Union flag, left, hangs beside a Greek national flag beneath the Parthenon temple on Acropolis hill in Athens, Greece.

    Only a quarter of Germans think Greece should stay in the eurozone or get more help from other countries in the currency union, a Financial Times/Harris poll has found.

  • Even as Greece desperately tries to avoid defaulting on its debt, American companies are preparing for what was once unthinkable: that Greece could soon be forced to leave the euro zone. The NYT Reports.

  • Your Currency Trade on Bernanke's Speech Friday, 31 Aug 2012 | 8:25 PM ET
    Federal Reserve Board Chairman Ben Bernanke speaks during a press conference following the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) meeting in Washington, DC, June 20, 2012.

    Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke promised no specific action in his Friday speech, and this strategist has a plan for trading on the talk.

  • Fisherman’s Fortune: The $736,700 Tuna Friday, 31 Aug 2012 | 1:46 PM ET

    On August 21, a Chinese fisherman caught a rare fish worth over $475,000. As impressive a haul as that is, it didn’t represent the highest known payday for something caught from the sea.

  • Ireland's Economy Gets a Lift From Notre Dame Friday, 31 Aug 2012 | 10:24 AM ET

    This weekend, 35,000 Americans football fans descend on Dublin, Ireland. The reason? The Emerald Isle Classic, better known as the Notre Dame-Navy game. The game is not only the 86th time these two college football programs have faced off against each other, it is also a major economic event for Ireland's sluggish economy.

  • El-Erian: Who Will Determine Greece's European Future? Friday, 31 Aug 2012 | 10:11 AM ET
    Mohamed A. El-Erian

    Many feel that Greece's fate, including its continued membership of the eurozone, rests in the hands of the Troika, those charged with evaluating Greek's reform efforts, its financing needs and how they should be met.

  • European Stocks Set for Turnaround: Strategists Friday, 31 Aug 2012 | 8:43 AM ET

    Since March 2009, when European indices sunk to the lowest in over a decade, continued volatility has meant many investors have been underweight equities. But a turnaround may be on the horizon for European stocks, according to some strategists, who say new policies in Europe could boost equities.

  • Discussing how to jump-start the U. S economy and finding a long term solution for Europe's debt crisis, with CNBC's Steve Liesman and David Lipton, IMF first deputy managing director.

  • Lawrence Lindsey, The Lindsey Group, president & CEO, weighs in on which steps to take to bring about economic recovery in the U.S.

  • Bernanke's speech looms and commodity prices dent currencies down under — it's time for your FX Fix.

  • Is QE3 Still on the Table?     Friday, 31 Aug 2012 | 8:03 AM ET

    Edward Lazear, former chairman of the President's Council of Economic Advisers, discusses the outlook on the U.S. economy and how to get Americans back to work, with CNBC's Steve Liesman.

  • 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.

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  • Evangelos Mytilineos, CEO of Mytilineos, says Greece has now seen the worse and that it's now easier for businesses to get funding. He adds that the weaker euro is also helping

  • David Stubbs, global market strategist at JPMorgan Asset Management, says U.S. assets remain attractive following the latest Fed meeting and discusses European assets.

  • European shares closed higher on Thursday after an announcement from the European Central Bank on how it will make key decisions in the future.