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  • Greece

    Today, the Euro came under pressure with after a series of stories have emerged over the last 24 hours on the details for a Greek bailout.

  • U.S. stock index futures drifted lower Tuesday ahead of minutes from the latest Federal Open Market Committee meeting on fiscal and monetary policy.

  • Timothy Geithner

    The Greek Finance Minister will travel to the U.S. in two weeks to drum up support for his latest bond auction that he hopes will raise $10 billion ($13.4 billion).

  • Timothy Geithner

    Geithner arrives in New Delhi on Tuesday for a two-day trip to inaugurate a new economic and financial partnership between two of the world’s largest and oldest democracies, the New York Times reports.

  • US Capitol Building with cash

    End the public lifeline for large financial institutions, Republicans are demanding as they push back against Democratic efforts to set new rules for the financial industry.

  • In the United States alone, there's an estimated $70 million in fake currency floating around. Fortunately, as the technology counterfeiters use improves, so does that of authentic bills. All across the globe, experts are devising high-tech methods to combat counterfeiters. Color-changing ink, special polymers and holographs are just some of the innovative technologies incorporated into today's banknotes. In 2007, the International Association of Currency Affairs began picking the best new count

    In the U.S. alone, there's an estimated $70 million in fake currency floating around. Click to see some of the world's currencies that are most impervious to fraud.

  • Timothy Geithner

    The financial reform bill is moving closer to guaranteeing two critical functions: that taxpayers will never again have to spend billions to rescue failing banks, and that institutions will never be considered 'too big to fail,' Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner told CNBC.

  • A very special edition of "Closing Bell" coming your way today, where Maria Bartiromo will be live from the U.S. Treasury Department in Washington DC

  • The portrait on a genuine US note appears lifelike and stands out distinctly from the background. The counterfeit portrait is usually lifeless and flat, and details merge into the background, which is often too dark or mottled.

    Only the very best counterfeiters in the world can pull off a bill so good that only experts can spot it as a fake.

  • Sen. Christopher J. Dodd (D-CT) speaks at a news conference following the Senate's cloture vote on health care reform legislation on Capitol Hill.

    Senate Banking Committee Chairman Christopher Dodd (D-Ct.) Friday said he hopes to have the full Senate consider the legislation shortly after its return from Easter recess.

  • Debate on the scope and risks of the US health care plan still rages even as Pres. Obama unveiled a $14 billion plan to help homeowners. And the impact of a Greek bailout on the Eurozone economies is still a question. Jim Rogers, chairman of Rogers holdings, offered CNBC more insights into American and global markets.

  • Senator Richard Shelby

    The GOP's senior member of the Senate Banking Committee, Richard Shelby (R-Ala.), tells CNBC that one of the biggest shortcomings of a Democratic draft bill is that it does not end government bailouts of big firms.

  • Senator Richard Shelby

    Senator Richard Shelby (R-Ala.) has written a letter to Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner saying the current financial regulation proposal making its way through the senate does not end "too big to fail," CNBC has learned.

  • Plus, get calls on Apple, Amazon.com and more.

  • Citigroup

    Citigroup is the latest lender to commit to the government's program to modify second mortgages.

  • Lehman Brothers

    SEC and Fed officials were warned by a leading Wall Street rival that Lehman Brothers was incorrectly calculating a key measure of its financial health months before its collapse, the FT reports.

  • Gold Bars

    The markets have created their own gold standard because of uncertainties regarding other asset classes, Marc Faber, author of "The Gloom, Boom and Doom Report," told CNBC Thursday.

  • Jim Rogers

    The euro is unlikely to still exist as a currency over the longer term, the pound will fall substantially in the next few years and US Treasurys and some real estate in China are the world's two current bubbles, legendary investor Jim Rogers told CNBC.com Wednesday.

  • Wall Street in Crisis

    In thinking back to last year at this time as the market was just starting to turn, hardly anybody was confident enough to call a bottom.

  • Stocks struggled Friday but managed to pull off a gain for the week, with the S&P holding a 17-month high at 1,150.