CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports on all the market moving events in Europe today, as European telecom stocks rise on a report Spain blocked an AT&T bid for Telefonica.» Read More
Gingrich discusses the College of the Ozarks, which has an innovative work-study program to help students graduate with very little debt.
Paul talks about the student loan program being a total failure.
Texas Governor Rick Perry forgets the third agency he would dissolve. He says he would do away with Education, commerce and can't remember the third.
Romney says people on both sides of the aisle realize it's time to worry about America. We're headed toward being Italy if we don't change our course, he says.
Paul says we face a housing crisis because of price fixing. The price of the mortgages is too high, and that's why we have to get rid of Fannie Mae & Freddie Mac.
Former Speaker Newt Gingrich says discussing healthcare in 30 seconds is absurd. He says you need to involve the family, put Medicaid at the state level and focus on brain science.
John Huntsman says we should set up some sort of fund, paid for by the banks, that takes the risk away from tax payers.
I would turn those GSEs into private entities, says Herman Cain. "The government does not need to be in that business. I would find a way to unwind Fannie May and Freddie Mac."
What we know won't work, is what this President [Obama] has done, says Romney. You have to let the market work.
Gingrich says if you want housing to come back, you need the economy to come back.
The presidential candidates discuss how they will ensure that the US won't fall with Italy's recent debt problems. Herman Cain and Mitt Romney answer.
One speaker calls for banking transparency, while Richard, a professor at Oakland University, is interested in China policy of the candidates. Michelle says she os interested in a politician who will put the citizens of this country first. And NAME says he's looking for pro-life candidates. Matt wants to see Mitt clarify his stance on the auto bailout.
Maria asks why the American people should hire a president if they feel there are character issues. Cain says he's being tried in the court of public opinion based on unfounded accusations.
Fears that Italy, the world's third-largest debtor nation, cannot afford its obligations shook world markets, sending investors into the relative safety of the U.S. dollar and Treasurys.
Italian bond yields are hitting record levels today as investors expressed their concern about how and when the country will address its fiscal constraints, with Ashraf Laidi, Intermarket Strategy CEO.
Fears that Italy, the world's third largest debtor nation, cannot afford its obligations shook world markets, sending investors into the relative safety of the U.S. dollar and Treasurys.
Insight on the major market action on continued fears out of Europe, with Ira Eckstein, AreaTradingNY.com; Jonathan Corpina, Meridian Equity Partners; and Jack Bouroudjian, Index Futures Group .
Officials are trying to calm fears in Italy as bond yields surge above 7%, with CNBC's Ross Westgate. Doug Ramsey, The Leuthold Group, weighs in.
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