CNBC's Rick Santelli discusses the latest action in the bond market, and the U.S. dollar.» Read More
John Brady, MF Global; Joshua Brown, Fusion Analytics Investment Partners, and CNBC's Bob Pisani provide insight on today's market volatility and whether it signals a recession.
Discussing the U.S. economic forecast and possible Fed intervention, with Bruce Kasman, JP Morgan chief economist, and Jon Hilsenrath, WSJ chief economics correspondent.
The "superCongress" committee of 12 that will decide on budget cuts by Thanksgiving as part of the debt-ceiling agreement is unconstitutional, Rep. Ron Paul told CNBC Thursday.
JPMorgan lowered its US economic growth forecast by 1 percent for the third quarter on Thursday blaming recent developments in the US economy for the downward revision. It also said it now expected the Federal Reserve not to raise interest rates until the middle of 2013 at the earliest.
Most of the pundits had expected a relief rally in stocks following a resolution to the debt ceiling crisis. That did not happen. So what gives? Why is the market behaving so poorly despite the hard-fought compromise by lawmakers?
Some strategists said that the new two-step austerity plan agreed upon by Congress could make a recession even more likely and what's worse, tie the hands of the Fed to step in and help.
The US is likely to see its debt downgraded by the credit rating agencies, despite the passage of a bill to raise the country's debt ceiling on Monday, analysts told CNBC.
The bear market is on its way back, economist and contrarian investor Marc Faber, the editor and publisher of The Gloom Boom & Doom Report told CNBC Tuesday.
Puru Saxena, Chief Executive at Puru Saxena Wealth Management talks about his global outlook and investment strategy.
The current low rate of GDP (gross domestic product) growth in the United States indicates that the world's largest economy is headed for another recession, according to Anthony Doyle, Director of Investment Specialists M&G Investments.
After the drama of the debt ceiling talks which went down to the wire, investors are now refocusing on the sharp slowdown in the US economy, as downgrades of historical growth estimates show how weak the recovery has been.
So markets finally have a deal on the US debt ceiling, and it has been passed by the House of Representatives, but was all the fighting over how to cut spending really worth it?
A new round of fiscal warfare is in store for the US over the coming months as a new congressional committee is formed to find extra savings from the most sensitive areas of the budget, the FT reported.
The U.S. should choose to default instead of delaying the inevitable by raising the debt ceiling without dealing with the crux of the financial problems, David Murrin, chief investment officer at Emergent Asset Management told CNBC Monday.
Sunday night's deal that will see the US debt ceiling raised if it passes a vote in the House is merely a "band aid" and certainly not a game changer, according to an assessment from Barclays Capital.
Watching President Barack Obama’s body language when he went in front of the American people to talk about the compromise on the debt ceiling, it was clear he is not happy with the proposal, which he believes will avoid a damaging default.
Following the last-minute debt deal agreed by President Barack Obama and congressional leaders, one strategist is predicting the rating agencies should downgrade US debt by two notches.
On a weekend of high drama, President Barack Obama finally managed to get congressional leaders on both sides of the political divide to agree on a compromise plan to raise the debt ceiling and avoid a potentially devastating default.
Real estate mogul Donald Trump said Friday he'd consider running for president — again — if the U.S. economy "continues to be bad: and "if the Republicans pick the wrong candidate."