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  • 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...

  • "We saw strange things in the data," said Chris Barnes, a former swaps trader now with ClarusFT, a London- based data firm. The missing transactions reflected an effort by some of the largest U.S. banks- including Goldman Sachs, JP Morgan Chase, Citigroup, Bank of America, and Morgan Stanley- to get around new regulations on derivatives enacted in the wake of the financial...

  • Consumers, economy better off after reform: Frank Sunday, 26 Jul 2015 | 9:00 AM ET
    Barney Frank

    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 Thursday, 9 Jul 2015 | 4:45 PM ET
    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 Thursday, 25 Jun 2015 | 4:30 PM ET
    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? Thursday, 7 May 2015 | 4:16 PM ET
    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 bigger than before Thursday, 16 Apr 2015 | 4:15 PM ET
    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? Thursday, 9 Apr 2015 | 4:24 PM ET
    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 Friday, 6 Feb 2015 | 7:05 AM ET
    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? Thursday, 15 Jan 2015 | 4:21 PM ET
    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.

  • No, Wall Street didn't win in DC this week Friday, 12 Dec 2014 | 11:55 AM ET
    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 Thursday, 6 Nov 2014 | 3:17 PM ET
    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.

  • Barney Frank in praise of ... Ted Cruz? Thursday, 30 Oct 2014 | 9:59 AM ET
    Barney Frank

    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' Thursday, 30 Oct 2014 | 8:43 AM ET
    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' announcement Thursday, 30 Oct 2014 | 8:16 AM ET
    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.

  • Kudlow: The Chinese are not our friends Monday, 13 Oct 2014 | 5:32 PM ET
    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.

  • Combating Chinese cyberattacks Monday, 13 Oct 2014 | 3:16 PM ET
    Combating Chinese cyberattacks

    Former Congressman Barney Frank, (D-Mass.), and CNBC's Larry Kudlow, discuss the power of Chinese hackers and measures the U.S. can take to safeguard our defense and financial systems.

  • Economic debate: Kudlow vs. Frank Thursday, 2 Oct 2014 | 3:17 PM ET
    Economic debate: Kudlow vs. Frank

    Barney Frank, (D-Mass.), and CNBC senior contributor Larry Kudlow, debate the health of the U.S. economy and if President Obama's policies have worked.

  • Student loan debt continues its climb Thursday, 18 Sep 2014 | 4:22 PM ET
    Student loan debt continues to grow

    CNBC contributors Larry Kudlow and Barney Frank discuss the rising amount of debt from student loans.

  • Barney Frank versus Larry Kudlow Friday, 5 Sep 2014 | 3:15 PM ET
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    Could a Republican win in the upcoming congressional elections be bad news for business? Former Rep. Barney Frank, (D-Mass.), and CNBC senior contributor Larry Kudlow, debate why a win for the GOP does not mean a win for American jobs and companies.