US Economy Austan Goolsbee

  • Jeremy Stein, a former governor of the Federal Reserve.

    Another former senior government official has signed up to be a paid advisor to a multibillion-dollar hedge fund firm.

  • The Federal Reserve building

    A surge of Republican pressure is bringing the Fed's long-held independence into question again.

  • Fed may begin taper next meeting: Goolsbee

    Former Council of Economic Advisers Chairman Austan Goolsbee discusses when the Fed may decide to taper. "I think there is at least a 50 percent chance the Fed decides to taper at the next meeting," he says. JPMorgan's Thomas Lee, weighs in.

  • President Barack Obama

    Expiration of the Bush-era tax cuts for annual incomes above $250,000 in a weak economy will translate to layoffs, Sen. Jim DeMint claimed Tuesday on CNBC.

  • President Obama’s move to raise taxes on the top 1 percent of households would actually bolster the economy, former chair of the Council of Economic Advisers Austen Goolsbee said Tuesday.

  • Cramer interviews The Council of Economic Advisors chairman.