Obama will arrive in Paris on Sunday night, hoping to make climate policy a flagship achievement of his presidency. The NYT reports.» Read More
From US banking to US fiscal spending, the political theme for the week is responsibility, says Andrew Busch.
float: left;display: inline; font-size:11px; font-face:Arial; border: 1px solid #CCC; line-height:12px; margin-right: 15px; width:100px;/CNBC/Sections/News_And_Analysis/_Blogs/Guest_Blog/__COVER/chadwick_p_100.jpg110010000truehttp://msnbcmedia.msn.comfalse1Pfalsefalse left/CNBC/Components/Images/spacer.gif1109500lefttruehttp://icnbc.msnbc.msn.comfalsePfalsefalse Patricia Chadwick Founder andPresidentRavengate Partners LLCThe stimulus package is a real disappointment because it could have provided a serious punch to shock the economy into action. Instead it is a typical – albeit much bigger than normal – spending bill, which means it is has more than the normal amount of pork and less of the incentives needed to stimulate capital investment, jobs and profits.
When I woke this morning and surveyed what the morning papers carried about the auto industry, one article in the Detroit News about what cars the Obama Auto Team members own caught my attention -- It brings up the question: Will the cars these members drive influence their decisions regarding GM and Chrysler?
US stock index futures pointed to a higher open Monday as shares of Citigroup soared over 25 percent in pre-market trading, following reports the government could up its stake in the Wall Street giant.
Despite the jumps in banks' shares in morning trade following reports the U.S. government may seek to get 40 percent in Citigroup, experts tell CNBC banks still have skeletons in their closets.
CNBC's Rick Santelli leads the trader mortgage revolt. Would you want to join his "Chicago Tea Party?" Let us know:
CNBC's Rick Santelli touched a nerve last week. Here, he explains what led to that now-famous "shout heard 'round the world."
Plus, Cramer extends an invitation to Pepsi’s Indra Nooyi, talks technicals and makes a call on Dow Chemical.
The performance of certain companies will tell us how well the new president’s doing.
Hey Geithner, how ‘bout some leadership? Without it, the market’s slide will continue.
Is inflation Dead? While Ben Bernanke and most of the economics profession believes that it is, this is largely because of the Phillip’s curve — which argues a trade-off between unemployment and inflation, or recession and recovery.
We hit our lows as Senator Chris Dodd said nationalization of some banks may be necessary on a short term basis, then rallied midday as the White House downplayed bank nationalization rumors.
Will the Obama Administration's plan to save the U.S. economy actually help the markets? CNBC's Rick Santelli on Thursday sparked a revolution of sorts on the floor of the Chicago Board of Trade. His televised rebuke has been heard around the world. From The Chicago Tribune to TV Newser, read what others are saying about his rant...
The dismal housing market dragged down fourth-quarter profits at Lowe's by 60 percent, and executives at the home improvement chain said they see little hope of a substantive fix from a federal effort aimed at helping struggling homeowners.
We are trying to help people who have been "victims of the unforeseen circumstance," Jared Bernstein, Chief Economist to Vice President Joe Biden told CNBC.
An awful lot of you disagreed with my post yesterday that real estate investors should be included in the bailout and should not be reviled. I want to follow up with a little clarification of my point.
Stocks ticked up as White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs has thrown some cold water on the bank nationalization rumors by saying that the U.S. “will continue to have” a private banking system.
CNBC's Rick Santelli's impromptu and impassioned revolt against the Obama administration's housing bailout quickly spread to Europe, dividing popular opinion clean down the middle and igniting red-hot political debate.
Langone says he has faith the Obama team will turn things around, he's not crazy about the way the administration has gone about things so far.
The Presidential Automotive Task Force is meeting today, and there is no shortage of advice for them from the Street.