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Congress Political Leaders

  • The leader of the Radical Left coalition, Alexis Tsipras, leaves on May 13, 2012 the presidential palce in Athens after a meeting with Greek President Carolos Papoulias.

    Alexis Tsipras, leader of Greece’s leftwing Syriza coalition, seized on news of the Spanish bailout to bolster his position ahead of next week’s crucial general election, which may determine whether the country stays in the euro, the Financial Times reports.

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    Time after time during the European debt crisis, grand plans aimed at drawing a line under the problem have appeared to be behind market expectations. That may be changing.

  • Pre-Market Report: What You Need to Know

    A look at the U.S. markets ahead of the open, with CNBC's Kelly Evans, including U.S traders keeping an eye on banks in Spain, and Chesapeake Energy's annual meeting of shareholders.

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    Any Eurocrat trying to think up a PR campaign for battered Europe should watch TV tonight. Euro 2012, the football tournament that kicks off with Poland against Greece in Warsaw, offers a vision of the perfect Europe, the Financial Times reports.

  • Speaker Boehner: 'The President's Policies Have Failed'

    House Speaker John Boehner discusses President Obama's policies, the crisis in Europe and the potential fiscal cliff. "The President's policies have failed, and as a result, he has turned to the politics of envy and divide," says Boehner, and he also explains why he thinks "extending all of the current tax rates would be the first big step in the right direction."

  • Chicago Mayor: I Create Conditions to Create Jobs

    Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel (D), shares perspective on the state of the U.S. economy, Chicago's "diverse economy" and President Obama¿s policies.

  • British Prime Minister David Cameron leaves 10 Downing Street on August 11, 2011 in London, England. Mr Cameron hosted a COBRA meeting and a cabinet meeting earlier this morning to discuss the current unrest that has spread across the country. Parliament has been recalled following four days of rioting across the UK.

    David Cameron will tell Angela Merkel on Thursday that she needs to act now to bring the eurozone back from the brink of disaster – a message likely to stoke irritation in Berlin and other eurozone capitals, the Finanical Times reports.

  • Jeb Bush: 'Tea Party Alive & Well'

    Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush (R) discusses the state of U.S. debt, the political impact of Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker's win, and President Obama's leadership performance.

  • Vladimir Putin

    Russia’s parliament has passed a law imposing draconian fines on demonstrators, aimed at curtailing anti-Kremlin protests in a political crackdown following the return of Vladimir Putin as president last month, the Financial Times reports.

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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.

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    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.