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  • European Central Bank

    The euro crisis rumbles on.  Prime ministers are changing as a direct result of the currency’s troubles, although really what this illustrates is that the countries affected were already in a lot of economic trouble anyway; it’s just that their membership of the euro currency union speeded up the change in government.

  • UK Jobless Claimant Count Up By 5,300

    David Tinsley, UK economist at BNP Paribas, told CNBC, "the UK is poised to go into recession again over the next couple of quarters and the unemployment rate is just going to get worse from here I am afraid."

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    Guest columnist Steve Blank predicts an imminent entrepreneurial revolution, which will permanently reshape business as we know it and change the quality of life for all who come after us.

  • Chicago Federal Reserve President Charles Evans

    Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago President Charles Evans said Tuesday it was time to take more chances with monetary stimulus, citing a weak economy.

  • Chicago Fed President's Economic Outlook

    Insight on why he was the lone dissenter at the last Fed meeting, with Charles Evans, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago president.

  • Occupy protests in London

    The City of London Corporation - the executive body representing the district in the UK’s capital - has re-launched its legal bid to evict protestors who have been encamped around St Paul’s Cathedral since October 15 after saying that negotiations with the protestors had collapsed.

  • Startup Weekend

    More than 35,000 entrepreneurs around the world have gone through the Startup Weekend program since 2009. Now the co-founders are sharing their best practices in a new book of how in 54 hours entrepreneurs can go from pitching their ideas to creating a new business.

  • Young people struggling to find a job should consider starting their own businesses, Barclays Capital co-CEO, Rich Ricci, told CNBC last week.

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    There is no solution to the current debt crisis plaguing the euro zone, and it’s an illusion to think that one lies on the horizon, an economist told CNBC Monday.

  • Entrepreneurial DNA

    The author writes that in his work, "studying the traits of thousands of entrepreneurs, I found that the leading cause of frustration and failure in the self-employed community is the one-size-fits-all approach to entrepreneurship."

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    In a bid to take control of their own careers and avoid joining the unemployment line, college students are flocking to entrepreneurial programs — and schools are rushing to serve their needs.

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    There is no solution to the current debt crisis plaguing the euro zone, and it’s an illusion to think that one lies on the horizon, an economist told CNBC Monday.

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    Workers claiming state help with childcare and housing costs will be expected to seek longer hours, or risk sanctions that could include loss of benefits or a requirement to undergo training, in a radical shift in Britain’s welfare system, the Financial Times reports.

  • Student demonstrators carry banners as they march against cuts in tuition funding in London on November 9, 2011. Thousands of students headed to London on November 9 to march against cuts to higher education funding, as a huge police operation sought to head off any repeat of violent protests one year ago.  AFP PHOTO / BEN STANSALL (Photo credit should read BEN STANSALL/AFP/Getty Images)

    If we’re not to blame capitalism for the current wave of dissatisfaction, who are we to blame? Selfish prats. They can be found across the political spectrum and in all socio-economic groups. They make poor decisions and screw stuff up for everyone else.

  • Moody's: Penn State 'Under Review'

    WNBC's Jonathan Dienst reports Moody's rating agency has downgraded Penn State's bond rating; all of MF Global's employees are now out of a job; and a near riot broke out in Hong Kong when the Apple iPhone 4S went on sale there on Friday.

  • Mad Money, November 11, 2011

    Mad Money host and former hedge fund manager, Jim Cramer, provides stock traders with all manner of investing advice.

  • Johnny Depp

    When it comes to making money, celebrities are deeply abnormal. Their enormous salaries make them outliers in the American economy, on a pay grade above most chief executive officers, surgeons, and lawyers—the professions that typically come to mind when we think of the wealthy.

  • The Decision to Trust

    Everyday there are new headlines confirming the dangerously low levels of trust that exist today. From government leaders to business scandals, this author asks, is any person or institution trustworthy anymore?

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    Slowing wage growth in the United States, coupled with rising wages in China and other emerging markets, could soon make the U.S. more competitive.

  • Nouriel Roubini

    Italy may need to exit the euro zone and revert to its own national currency to resolve its debt crisis, thereby forcing the break-up of the euro zone, Nouriel Roubini wrote in an opinion piece in the Financial Times on Friday.