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In his first TV interview on the Syria crisis, the former Pentagon chief said the administration has not indicated its mission in Syria.
The crisis in Syria can easily turn into a regional conflict with major economic consequences, and one of the first signs is the rise in oil prices, Sen. John McCain tells CNBC.
Who wants to be a millionaire? Both front-runners for the Fed chairman position are multi-millionaires.
Military strikes against Syria could be launched as early as Thursday, U.S. officials tell NBC as the White House intensifies efforts for a response to a suspected chemical weapons attack.
President Barack Obama will not negotiate over the debt ceiling and it's up to Congress to raise the limit, Treasury Secretary Jack Lew tells CNBC.
Western powers told the Syrian opposition to expect a strike against President Bashar al-Assad's forces within days, according to sources cited by Reuters.
Henry M. Paulson Jr. on bonuses during the 2008 financial crisis: “There was such a total lack of awareness from the firms that paid big bonuses during this extraordinary time.”
CNBC's John Harwood reports Lawrence "Larry" Summers is a front runner in the race to replace Ben Bernanke; and Treasury Secretary Jack Lew has warned Congress the government will reach its debt limit sometime in mid-October.
A source from Team Obama said Larry Summers will likely be named Fed chairman in a few weeks though he is "still being vetted" so it might take a little longer.
Treasury Secretary pressed Congress to allow the government to borrow more money, saying that it could default on its obligations if lawmakers do not act by mid-October.
America's greatest challenge has something to do with Washington, according to a survey of business economists. What could it be?
Continued widespread public ignorance about Obamacare insurance exchanges could hamper enrollment in those exchanges and ultimately jack up premium prices.
Two regional Fed presidents expressed different views Friday about whether September would be the right time to begin to scale back the central bank's massive bond purchases.
CNBC's Eamon Javers reports on comments made by Treasury Secretary Jack Lew regarding Nasdaq's trading freeze.
The Fed's easy-money policies have boosted U.S. manufacturers but requires less fiscal and regulatory restraint from Washington, a top Fed official said on Thursday.
The White House plan for a new college rating system would eventually determine where federal student aid dollars would be allocated, Education Secretary Arne Duncan tells CNBC.
Massachusetts Treasurer Steven Grossman has been getting the state's finances in order—his own are another matter. Grossman may owe more than $500,000 in back taxes.
Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has been acting like she's going to run for president in 2016. "She'd be ... terrific," said her former State Department economic guru.
The goal is to link a new college financial ratings plan to federal financial aid awards.
With the Fed on a path to taper, rising bond yields could act as a razor's edge against the stock market, cutting into gains with every tick higher.
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