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Congress Political Leaders


  • Trading the Euro as the Real Stress Tests Come Out Friday, 15 Jul 2011 | 7:38 PM ET
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    The European bank stress tests were reassuring - if you trust the results. Here's how to trade the real news. 

  • US Default Inevitable: Fund Manager Friday, 15 Jul 2011 | 12:22 AM ET

    A U.S. default isn't a matter of "if" but "when," David Murrin, chief investment officer at Emergent Asset Management, told CNBC.

  • What to Do About QE3? Not What You Think Thursday, 14 Jul 2011 | 1:08 PM ET

    Bernanke is open to a third round of easing if needed - but these strategists are bullish on the dollar anyway.

  • 'Clever' McConnell Plan Could Break Debt Impasse: Altman Thursday, 14 Jul 2011 | 11:25 AM ET
    Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY)

    Sen. Mitch McConnell's "clever" proposal to give President Barack Obama sole authority to raise the debt ceiling could break the impasse in Congress, Evercore Partners Chairman Roger Altman said Thursday.

  • Busch: US Debt Warning a Positive Thursday, 14 Jul 2011 | 10:39 AM ET

    My view is that the threat of the downgrade puts additional pressure on both sides to make an agreement.

  • Dollar Slumps, Kiwi Flies Thursday, 14 Jul 2011 | 9:20 AM ET

    Debt drama dents the dollar and growth data down under is uplifting — it's time for your FX Fix.

  • Bernanke Testifies to Congress on U.S. Monetary Policy

    "Money Never Sleeps" was the title of the sequel to Oliver Stone’s "Wall Street" and the phrase has never been so relevant according to Philippe Gijsels, the Head of Research at BNP Paribas Fortis Global Market in Brussels.

  • US Deficit Talks at Standstill as Default Draws Closer Wednesday, 13 Jul 2011 | 12:00 PM ET
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    Budget talks between President Obama and his GOP rivals are at a standstill, leading a top Republican to prepose giving Obama sweeping new powers to increase in the government's debt limit.

  • Senator Calls for News Corp Probe Wednesday, 13 Jul 2011 | 10:26 AM ET
    News Corp.'s headquarters in New York.

    A prominent US senator has called for an inquiry into News Corp, the first indication that the scandal that hit the media organisation’s UK newspapers could spread to the US.

  • Irish Recovery Hampered by Moody's Downgrade Wednesday, 13 Jul 2011 | 7:15 AM ET
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    The Irish economic recovery has been held back by credit ratings agency Moody's downgrading its rating to junk status, Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation Richard Bruton said Wednesday.

  • 'Too Many Cooks' in Euro Debt Crisis: OECD Head Wednesday, 13 Jul 2011 | 6:58 AM ET
    European Central Bank

    Finding a solution to the euro zone crisis is such a complex task that investors, as well as many citizens of the European Union, have grown disgruntled with attempts to sort out the debt.

  • From Italy to the US, Utopia vs Reality Wednesday, 13 Jul 2011 | 12:43 AM ET

    In the euro zone, the fiscal crisis is lapping on Italy’s shores. In the US, the administration declares it will run out of funding early next month if the debt ceiling is not raised. Far fewer Europeans than Americans believe public sector defaults are beneficial, according to the FT.

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    The small city of Central Falls, R.I., appears to be headed for a rare municipal bankruptcy filing, and state officials are rushing to keep its woes from overwhelming the struggling state, the New York Times reports.

  • Euro Is Punished, Yen and Swiss Franc Soar Tuesday, 12 Jul 2011 | 9:57 AM ET

    The euro takes a beating and the trade deficit dents the dollar - time for your FX Fix.

  • Mamas and Papas Will Keep Italy Going: Italian Trader Tuesday, 12 Jul 2011 | 4:46 AM ET
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    Italy's family savings will keep the country from defaulting, Alessandro Capuano, head of Italian desk at IG Markets, told CNBC Tuesday.

  • Banks Look Like Tech Stocks Before Bust: Fund Manager Tuesday, 12 Jul 2011 | 3:04 AM ET

    European bank stocks are now trading like technology stocks did before the bust of the early 2000s, Peter Toogood, Director of Investment Services at Old Broad Street Research, told CNBC Tuesday.

  • America Needs Austerity Not Hypocrisy: Economist Tuesday, 12 Jul 2011 | 2:08 AM ET

    Politicians on Capitol Hill are playing with fire on the debt ceiling and need to accept responsibility for the debt crisis rather than engaging in a hypocritical debate on tax and spending, according to Jan Poser, the chief economist at Sarasin in Zurich.

  • Big Tax Breaks Mean Big Dollar Gains? Tuesday, 12 Jul 2011 | 1:53 AM ET

    Currency investors are currently debating the merits of a proposed plan to allow a tax holiday for big US multinationals that could see money pour back into America, potentially boosting the dollar.

  • Use Deadline to Pressure Obama to Make Cuts: Corker Monday, 11 Jul 2011 | 1:05 PM ET

    U.S. Sen. Bob Corker wants trillions in spending cuts and sees no reason to avoid using the Aug. 2 deadline to put some "leverage" on the Obama administration.

  • Euro Fatigue? Trade These Safe-Haven Currencies Monday, 11 Jul 2011 | 1:02 PM ET

    The ongoing crisis in the euro zone is creating a trading opportunity among safe-haven currencies, this strategist says.