Congress Political Leaders

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    When officials in Brussels unveil new proposals on Wednesday to give the EU’s banking regulators summary powers to wind up failing banks – while keeping taxpayers off the hook – they will cast them as an “embryonic” version of the much vaunted “banking union”, the Financial Times reports.

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    After weathering the first two years of Europe’s economic crisis fairly well, some companies in the United States are warning investors that their sales on the Continent are slowing down, The New York Times reports.

  • Trump's Real Estate Plays

    Donald Trump, Trump Organization chairman & president, weighs in on making money in housing; the "unfair" recall election of Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker; the issue of President Obama's birthplace; and Friday's weak jobs numbers.

  • Myanmar Opens Its Doors For Business

    Kevin Hewison, Visiting Professor at the Singapore Management University and Andrew Rickards, CEO, Yoma Strategic Holdings discuss Myanmar's prospects and challenges as the country opens its doors economically and politically.

  • Mexico Flag

    The Mexican peso has been getting beaten up lately, but that could be changing.

  • Six of the seven Governors of the Federal Reserve System have been picked by President Obama, raising questions about the true diversity of views that will be presented at Board and FOMC meetings.

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    Oil prices have been falling, which should make for an easy trade - but be careful.

  • Madrid Seeks EU Banking Union

    Spain's Prime Minister Rajoy has called for centralized control of national budgets in the euro zone, with CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera.

  • A sale by BP of its 50 percent stake in Russian venture TNK-BP now could be a bad move, Liam Halligan, chief economist at Prosperity Capital Management, told CNBC’s “Squawk Box Europe.”

  • Pre-Market Report: Europe, JPMorgan & More

    A look at the markets ahead of the open, including Europe's path towards fiscal integration, JPMorgan and WellPoint, with CNBC's Kelly Evans.

  • Spain

    Mariano Rajoy, Spain’s prime minister, has called for centralized control of national budgets in the eurozone in an unexpected gesture to mollify Brussels and Berlin on the eve of what is expected to be a crucial week for Madrid. The FT reports.

  • Jobs & Presidential Politics

    Friday's dismal jobs numbers spilled over into Sunday's talk show circuit. CNBC's John Harwood reports on the political sparring now taking place in Washington, DC and its impact on the upcoming election, with CNBC's Maria Bartiromo and Jim Cramer.

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    Despite the dismal jobs report, there's some good news: Gas prices are falling with at least two states reporting $2.99 a gallon. More states could see gas below $3.

  • Job Search

    May's jobs report is a devastating number for the American economy, and a catastrophic number for Obama’s re-election hopes. All momentum on jobs and the economy has evaporated.

  • President Obama's Speech on Jobs

    President Obama addresses today's weak jobs report amid an economy that "is still fighting [its] way back from the great recession." I place my bets on American workers and American businesses any day of the week," he says, "and my message to Congress is now is not the time to play politics [and sit on your hands]."

  • Gov. Romney's Reaction to Jobs Report

    Republican Presidential Nominee, Mitt Romney discusses the "devastating" news from May's jobs report and why he feels it is a clear sign President Obama's economic policies have failed. "I think [President Obama] has proven he is not up to the task and is in over his head," says Romney.

  • Joseph Stiglitz

    The European Central Bank has the ability to do more to tackle to the euro zone’s debt crisis than it has been doing, Nobel Laureate and Professor at Columbia University Joseph Stiglitz told CNBC’s “Worldwide Exchange” Friday.

  • Spain

    Madrid was dealt a double blow on Thursday after it emerged that almost €100bn in capital had left the country in the first three months of the year and the head of the European Central Bank lambasted its handling of Bankia, the troubled Spanish lender.

  • Dems Dispatch Clinton to Wisconsin

    Team Obama has publicly downplayed the importance of Tuesday's Wisconsin recall election, says CNBC's Larry Kudlow. So why are the Democrats dispatching Bill Clinton to the front-lines? Julian Epstein, Law Media Group CEO, and Matt Lewis, Daily Caller senior contributor, weigh in.

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    Markets will face more difficulty as the protracted euro zone debt crisis limps along before things begin to get better and capital preservation dominates investors’ minds, one market expert told CNBC Thursday.