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    Mitt Romney offered a robust defense of the health care plan he signed as governor of Massachusetts and sought to look beyond his Republican presidential rivals at a debate here Tuesday night by presenting himself as the leader who is best prepared to take on President Obama.

  • The aggregate shortfall of UK corporate pension schemes soared in September and is now at its second-highest level, new industry data show, as falling markets and bond yields sharply reduced returns.

  • Republican Primary Debate Preview

    A look at whether tonight's GOP debate is do-or-die for Gov. Rick Perry, with David Goodfriend, SiriusXM "Left Jab" co-host; Mark Simone, WABC Radio talk show host; and Deroy Murdock, Scripps Howard news service.

  • This is a live blog of CNBC's "Speaker's Corner" hosted in New York City where the group, Occupy Wall Street has set up camp.

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    European authorities plan to set a higher than expected capital threshold for the region’s banks and give them six to nine months to achieve that level or face government recapitalisations under the auspices of the eurozone’s 440 billion euro rescue fund, senior regulators said. The FT reports.

  • U.S. Charges Two Men in Murder Plot

    CNBC's Eamon Javers reports Attorney General Eric Holder says the U.S. has charged two men, originally from Iran, for conspiracy to murder Saudi Arabian Ambassador.

  • Asher Edelman Supports Occupy Wall Street

    "The government has given over $400B of free money to the banks and the only way we can pull ourselves out of this mess is to provide fiscal, with monetary policy," says Asher Edelman, ArtAssure founder/president who has joined in support of the "Occupy Wall Street" protests. CNBC's Gary Kaminsky has the story.

  • Investing Amid Global Turmoil

    Discussing the urgency for Slovakia's vote on the EFSF expansion which may not be answered today, and where the markets stand, with CNBC's David Faber, Scott Wapner, Michelle Caruso-Cabrera and Gary Kaminsky. Also, Joseph Dear, CalPERS CIO weighs in on long term investing strategies.

  • Wall Street Protestors on the Move

    Checking in on where the so-called "Billionaires Walking Tour," from the "Occupy Wall Street" protests is headed in uptown Manhattan, with CNBC's Kayla Tausche.

  • Wall Street Protests Gain Steam

    The Occupy Wall Street movement is gaining steam around the country and capturing the attention of Washington. Former Sen. Judd Gregg, (R-NH), weighs in.

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    A group of corporate and labor leaders advising President Obama is calling for sweeping policy changes, from liberalized immigration and less restrictive regulations to a more business friendly tax system and greater infrastructure spending.

  • Drugs, and especially cocaine, "pollute" the economic world and traders should be tested for narcotics, Carlo Giovanardi, a junior minister with responsibility for the family in Silvio Berlusconi's government, said in an interview published on YouTube and quoted by the Guardian.

  • No Nationalization for Dexia: Asset Manager

    "I think this headline that Dexia has been nationalized, or there is a bailout, is absolutely wrong. What we know is, the Belgians are going to take responsibility for the Belgian citizens, the French for the French citizens; and this leaves 180 billion in US municipal lending, and another 180 billion in European municipal lending, for which no one is taking any responsibility," Phillippa Malmgren, president and founder of Principalis Asset Management, told CNBC.

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    This is a live blog of CNBC's "Speaker's Corner" hosted in New York City where the group, Occupy Wall Street has set up camp.

  • Commodities Tomorrow

    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.

  • Raising taxes without fixing the U.S. debt problem is "like throwing good money after bad," House Majority Leader Eric Cantor told CNBC Monday.

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    France and Germany make a promise, and China sends a warning - it's time for your FX Fix.

  • LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 08: A rioter throws a rock at riot police in Clarence Road in Hackney on August 8, 2011 in London, England. Pockets of rioting and looting continues to take place in various boroughs of London this evening, as well as in Birmingham, prompted by the initial rioting in Tottenham and then in Brixton on Sunday night. It has been announced that the Prime Minister David Cameron and his family are due to return home from their summer holiday in Tuscany, Italy to respond to the

    The increasingly difficult economic environment for young people is the biggest challenge developed economies face today, a senior trader told CNBC.com.

  • Empty Wallet

    In a grim sign of the enduring nature of the economic slump, household income declined more in the two years after the recession ended than it did during the recession itself, new research has found, reports the NYT.

  • Should 'Occupy Wall Street' Worry Banks?

    Discussing whether banks should be worried if the "Occupy Wall Street" protests gain support from President Obama, with Alex Sanchez, Florida Bankers Assosciaton president and Gary Weiss, former portfolio and Businessweek writer.