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  • BOSTON, April 27- Individual investors are angry about CEO pay, and they want their mutual fund firms to do something about it. The survey was conducted between March 22 and March 31. The poll results underscore a growing angst over large-company CEO pay, which now runs more than 300 times that of U.S. rank-and-file workers, according to a study by the AFL-CIO, the...

  • NEW YORK, Feb 27- At last May's annual meeting of his Berkshire Hathaway Inc, Warren Buffett said he had "no apologies whatsoever" for the lending practices of the company's Clayton Homes mobile home unit, which had been accused in a published report of predatory lending. "Kevin Clayton has again delivered an industry-leading performance," Buffett wrote on...

  • BROOKLINE, Mass., Dec 6- Famed Massachusetts mill owner Aaron Feuerstein has this message for his friend and embattled media executive Sumner Redstone: hang in there. "As long as he is succeeding, and as long as it's profitable, I don't see why he should step down," Feuerstein said in an interview of Redstone, the 92- year-old executive chairman of both Viacom Inc and CBS...

  • New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie as he appeared on CNBC's "Squawk Box," Thursday, August 27, 2015.

    Candidates have chimed in the market swings, but two political veterans don't think they had any brilliant insights.

  • Fed up with the government?

    Discussing the American view of the government, with Fmr. Rep. Barney Frank, author of “Frank: A Life in Politics From the Great Society to Same-Sex Marriage.”

  • No incentives to constrain CEO pay: Rep. Frank

    The SEC ruled companies must show how much more the CEO is getting paid than other employees. Fmr. Rep. Barney Frank, provides perspective on compensation programs.

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    Former Democratic Congressman Barney Frank says America is much better off than before the implementation of Dodd-Frank legislation.

  • Jeb Bush: People need to work longer hours

    CNBC's Senior Contributor Larry Kudlow and former Massachusetts Representative Barney Frank react to recent comments by Jeb Bush on working longer hours.

  • Scalia's having a tantrum: Barney Frank

    Discussing the challenges facing Obamacare, with CNBC Senior contributor Larry Kudlow and former Representative Barney Frank. (D-Mass.)

  • Banks under fire: Another crisis coming?

    Is another financial crisis possible with Dodd-Frank in place? CNBC contributors Barney Frank and Larry Kudlow discuss the topic.

  • Big banks get bigger; Still too big to fail?

    CNBC's Jeff Cox reports the top 5 banks now control about 45 percent of assets in the banking industry. Congressman Barney Frank says U.S. banks are not too big to fail.

  • Is JPM too big?

    JPMorgan's Jamie Dimon complained about new regulations but spoke optimistically about the safety of the system and the size of JPM. CNBC contributor Barney Frank offers perspective on the state and size of financials.

  • Economy still needs boost: Barney Frank

    Barney Frank, CNBC contributor, and Larry Kudlow, CNBC senior contributor, share their thoughts on Fed policy, interest rates and inflation expectations.

  • Barney Frank: Banks too big for even the smartest CEO?

    CNBC contributor Barney Frank responds to Jamie Dimon's lament about regulation by saying if you're in a lot of different businesses, you're going to have to deal with a lot of regulators.

  • Members of the House of Representatives leave the Capitol after a vote on the $1.1 trillion omnibus bill in Washington, Dec. 11, 2014.

    Sure, banks got a change they have long wanted to Dodd-Frank, but it will come with huge costs, says Politico's Ben White.

  • Frank, Kudlow & Kudlow's imaginary GOP

    Former Rep. Barney Frank, (D-Mass.), and CNBC senior contributor Larry Kudlow, debate the likelihood President Obama and Republicans will establish bipartisanship and legislate for the American people.

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    Barney Frank said Texas tea party Sen. Ted Cruz represents an evolution among Republicans in allowing same-sex marriage.

  • Tim Cook's announcement a 'matter of timing'

    Arik Hesseldahl, Re/code senior editor, shares his thoughts on Tim Cook's op-ed piece where he says publicly for the first time he is gay.

  • Tim Cook's 'extraordinarily important' gay announcement

    Former Congressman Barney Frank, (D-Mass.), provides perspective on Tim Cook's essay where he says publicly for the first time that he is gay.

  • The Waldorf-Astoria in New York.

    Concerned about potential security risks, the U.S. government is taking a close look at the sale of the Waldorf Astoria hotel to a Chinese insurance company.