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  • CNBC's Courtney Reagan and Art Cashin, of UBS, discuss whether European leaders will work out a rescue plan for Spanish banks over the weekend and the impact on U.S. markets come Monday morning.

  • NYSE Trader

    Traders tread cautiously heading into the weekend, with the potential for developments on a Spanish bailout and a boatload of Chinese economic data due to hit when world markets are closed.

  • President Obama's Take on the Economy     Friday, 8 Jun 2012 | 11:08 AM ET

    CNBC's John Harwood reports the details of President Obama's speech on the U.S. economy and Europe.

  • President Obama delivers a statement on the outlook of the U.S. economy; the problems in Europe, saying "it is in everybody's interest for Greece to remain in the euro zone;" and instructs Congress to act on his jobs plan, housing legislation, and tax breaks for small business. The President answers questions from members of the press on Europe's banking problems, and layoffs in state & government jobs and the construction industry.

  • Preview of Obama's Statement on Economy     Friday, 8 Jun 2012 | 10:14 AM ET

    CNBC's John Harwood previews the key points President Obama is likely to talk about when he delivers his statement on the U.S. economy from the White House.

  • Jim Cramer explains what to watch ahead of the open, including investors interest in domestic retailers and restaurants amid declining prices of gasoline.

  • How US Can Reclaim Its Economic Strength?     Friday, 8 Jun 2012 | 8:35 AM ET

    John Taylor, former Treasury Undersecretary for International Affairs, discusses the challenges facing job growth in America and how to get the nation back to work, with Byron Wien, Blackstone Advisory Partners vice chairman.

  • Euro Zone Turmoil Roil Global Markets     Friday, 8 Jun 2012 | 8:05 AM ET

    Mark Grant, Southwest Securities, weighs in on bailout concerns surrounding Europe's financial problems and the politics of austerity, with Byron Wien, Blackstone Advisory Partners vice chairman.

  • Euro Slips, Aussie Dips, Spain Gets a Rating Cut Friday, 8 Jun 2012 | 7:56 AM ET

    Pain in Spain dents the euro, and China's rate cut hits the Aussie - it's time for your Friday FX Fix.

  • The Spanish government has no plans to bailout its banks, but will EU finance ministers come to the rescue? Byron Wien, Blackstone Advisory Partners vice chairman and Martin Wolf, Financial Times chief editorial commentator, discuss the outlook on the troubled sector.

  • Weak Euro Takes Toll on US Markets     Friday, 8 Jun 2012 | 6:43 AM ET

    Boris Schlossberg, GFT Forex director of currency research and Scott Shellady, Bradford Capital Management, explain how the deepening crisis in Europe is impacting U.S. investments.

  • Julian Callow, Barclays chief European economist, explains how Europe's expanding debt problem remains the biggest risk for the U.S. economy.

  • CNBC's Kelly Evans reports on all the market moving events from Europe, including a planned Saturday conference call of euro zone finance ministers.

  • Once-Reticent Investors Join Shareholder Revolts Friday, 8 Jun 2012 | 5:16 AM ET

    Every spring, corporate chieftains and their boards squash uprisings from a familiar batch of pugnacious investors, a ritual that shields many companies from major change.  This proxy season was different, the New York Times reports.

  • The federal agency is aggressively responding to a series of what it sees as hostile attempts by private sector firms to access its website at times when market-moving economic data are released to the public.

  • Markets Fizzle After Big Rally     Thursday, 7 Jun 2012 | 7:55 PM ET

    Jack Bouroudjian, Bull and Bears Partners CEO, explains why he is "absolutely" worried about deflation and bullish on the markets.

  • GOP to Bernanke: No QE3!     Thursday, 7 Jun 2012 | 7:49 PM ET

    Representative Carolyn Maloney (D-NY) and Representative Kevin Brady (R-TX), share perspective on whether its time for more stimulus from the Federal Reserve.

  • House Speaker John Boehner discusses President Obama's policies, the crisis in Europe and the potential fiscal cliff. "The President's policies have failed, and as a result, he has turned to the politics of envy and divide," says Boehner, and he also explains why he thinks "extending all of the current tax rates would be the first big step in the right direction."

  • Merkel: Europe Is Ready to Ensure Stability     Thursday, 7 Jun 2012 | 7:25 PM ET

    CNBC's Brian Shactman reports on Goldman Sachs' CEO Blankfein and German Chancellor Merkel's latest statements on the European crisis.

  • Basel III to Hurt US Banks     Thursday, 7 Jun 2012 | 7:20 PM ET

    Arjuna Mahendran, MD & Head of Investment Strategy Asia, HSBC Private Bank says that implementing Basel III will curtail US banks' profits.

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