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  • LONDON, March 10- Finance ministers and central bankers from the G20 group of leading industrialised nations meet in Germany next week for the first time since Donald Trump was elected president of the United States. Washington has accused Germany, Japan and China of exploiting exchange rate weakness for competitive advantage over the United States.

  • LONDON, March 10- Finance ministers and central bankers from the G20 group of leading industrialised nations meet in Germany next week for the first time since Donald Trump was elected president of the United States. Washington has accused Germany, Japan and China of exploiting exchange rate weakness for competitive advantage over the United States.

  • LONDON, March 10- Finance ministers and central bankers from the G20 group of leading industrialized nations meet in Germany next week for the first time since Donald Trump was elected president of the United States. Washington has accused Germany, Japan and China of exploiting exchange rate weakness for competitive advantage over the United States.

  • LONDON, March 10- Finance ministers and central bankers from the G20 group of leading industrialized nations meet in Germany next week for the first time since Donald Trump was elected president of the United States. Washington has accused Germany, Japan and China of exploiting exchange rate weakness for competitive advantage over the United States.

  • LONDON, March 9- A draft communique prepared for next week's gathering of G20 finance chiefs has dropped the group's standard pledges on the need for flexible yet stable exchange rates and orderly markets, suggesting it could prove a landmark event for currency markets. The world's most powerful finance ministers and central bankers convene in the German spa...

  • LONDON, March 9- A draft communique prepared for next week's gathering of G20 finance chiefs has dropped the group's standard pledges on the need for flexible yet stable exchange rates and orderly markets, suggesting it could prove a landmark event for currency markets. The world's most powerful finance ministers and central bankers convene in the German spa...

  • President Donald Trump meets with executives and union representatives from the Harley Davidson company at the White House on February 2, 2017 in Washington, DC.

    President Trump thinks the country is "a mess." But it's not showing up in much of the latest economic data.

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 23- Dialing back the Volcker Rule that limits banks' ability to engage in speculative investments is a top priority for President Donald Trump's nominee for U.S. In written responses to questions posed by members of the U.S. Senate Finance Committee, Mnuchin said he would use his role as head of the interagency Financial Stability Oversight...

  • *Dollar rallies usually thwarted by Washington. *China, emerging markets now wield huge influence. The greenback's surge under then-president Ronald Reagan was so powerful that by 1985 it required a rare international accord between the world's five leading economic powers and their central banks to weaken the currency- the so-called Plaza Accord, named...

  • Donald Trump

    The national debt would surge under a Donald Trump presidency, though not as much as originally thought, according to a new analysis.

  • Executive Edge: Super Fed talk

    CNBC's Steve Liesman provides highlights from Thursday night's event where Fed Chair Janet Yellen was joined by predecessors Ben Bernanke, Alan Greenspan and Paul Volcker. Yellen said the Fed remains in gradual hiking mode and the U.S. is not a bubble economy.

  • Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen (L to R) and former Federal Reserve chairs Ben Bernanke and Paul Volcker appear together for the first time in New York, April 7, 2016. The panel is geared toward millennials and focused on decision-making with international implications.

    Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen touted the strength of the United States economy and said she did not regret the December rate hike.

  • A trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    April is one of the market's best months. But a poor earnings season and March's heady gains could cause lackluster returns.

  • Jeb Bush and Donald Trump

    Growth is the singular economic issue of our time, says Larry Kudlow. He thinks Bush and Trump have the best ideas on taxes.

  • America's epic struggle to create the Federal Reserve

    Opposition has been going on since Hamilton/Jefferson, says Roger Lowenstein, New York Times Magazine, providing an inside look at the creation of the nation's central bank.

  • Janet Yellen

    What is the Federal Reserve going to do? No one knows, but here's a solution: a 1/8 of a point rate hike.

  • Paul Volcker, former chairman of the U.S. Federal Reserve

    Former Fed Chairman Paul Volcker shared his thoughts on the liquidity of the bond market.

  • Fed has increased risk: Dick Bove

    Dick Bove, Rafferty Capital VP of equity research, reacts to the Fed's decision to give banks an extra 2 years to conform to the part of the Volcker Rule that would force them to sell "riskier" forms of debt.

  • Paul Volcker, former chairman of the Federal Reserve.

    A U.S. bank regulator said the Volcker Rule could cost the industry a one-time annual charge of up to $4.3 billion.

  • Will the bull run continue? The question is whether conditions are ripe for economic growth and corporate earnings to rise.