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Congress Political Leaders

  • Selling the yen has made investors billions over the past three to four months, but this expert sees the Japanese currency's slide ending.

  • Commodities Tomorrow: Oil Outlook

    With U.S. oil prices at the lowest levels of the year, traders are looking ahead to the U.S. Energy Department's weekly gauge of oil inventories on Wednesday. CNBC's Sharon Epperson reports that analysts are expecting crude supplies to have risen by 2.6 million barrels in the past week.

  • Former Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi's shocking strength in the latest election is doing the euro no favors, these experts say.

  • Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke.

    Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke strongly defended the U.S. central bank's bond-buying stimulus before Congress on Tuesday, saying that the bank sees little risk of higher inflation in the near term.

  • Bernanke Takes on Capitol Hill

    CNBC's Steve Liesman, provides a preview of Fed Chairman Bernanke's Congressional testimony today. And, Jeffrey Kleintop, LPL Financial; and Jason Trennert, Strategas Research Partner, discuss how to play the market amid political uncertainty in Italy and a major pullback in U.S. stocks.

  • Seeking a Balanced Budget Deal: Rep. Hoyer

    Rep. Steny Hoyer, (D-MD), shares his views on what Congress needs to do to avoid automatic spending cuts set to take place at the end of the week.

  • Italian Voters Have a Sense of Humour: Expert

    Alberto Mingardi, director general at the Bruno Leoni Institute, tells CNBC that Italians voted against un-credible policy proposals and went for the entertainment.

  • Italy's Political Limbo

    After an election that left no party with a clear majority, Steve Sedgwick asks what is next for Italy.

  • Commodities Tomorrow: Eyes on Iran

    CNBC's Sharon Epperson discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets, where a rising dollar hit oil today. Traders continue to watch Iran, what's happening in Europe, and look ahead to Ben Bernanke's testimony tomorrow. And investors leave gold ETFs.

  • One thing should be made clear - We should have a stimulus, not a cut says this professor.

  • President Obama Addresses Governors

    CNBC's John Harwood provides a preview of the President's speech at the National Governors Association gathering. We don't want Washington to get in the way of progress, the President said, warning political leaders that sequester will lead to layoffs.

  • Will Congress Compromise on Sequestration?

    Gene Sperling, National Economic Council director, discusses the crisis of leadership in Washington as lawmakers demand compromise on spending cuts in the budget.

  • Consider chief financial officers as the ones manning the front lines in the battle against black swans.

  • CNBC's Ross Westgate tells you what the markets will be watching as we approach the start of trading in the U.S. (1:22)

  • Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe

    The practice of currency manipulation by a major partner, such as Japan, acts as a subsidy for their products entering our market and as a tax on our exports to their market.

  • CNBC's Kelly Evans tells you what the markets will be watching as we approach the start of trading in the U.S.

  • Silvio Berlusconi represents the country's darker side of Italy in a controversial new documentary

    The controversial new documentary's Rome premiere was canceled, its subject deemed "too political" ahead of elections this Sunday.

  • How Will Markets React to the Italian Election?

    Fears are mounting that an inconclusive election in Italy this weekend could rattle markets, setting back the countries reform efforts. Julia Chatterley has more from Milan.

  • Commodities Tomorrow: Gold Down 6% This Year

    CNBC's Bertha Coombs discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets and looks at where oil and precious metals are likely headed tomorrow.

  • House Speaker John Boehner listens as President Obama gives his 2013 State of the Union address.

    The public is only dimly aware of automatic budget cuts set for next week despite weeks of dire warnings from Washington, according to a poll.