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Sharing perspective on what should be a priority for reviving the economy in 2012, with Jared Bernstein, Center on Budget & Policy Priorities senior fellow.
What should investors watch in 2012? As the new year dawns, there are plenty of short-term issues on the horizon, ranging from the eurozone to fiscal gridlock in the US to upheavals in the Middle East. The Financial Times reports
Discussing the current Republican race for the White House, with John Harwood, CNBC's chief Washington correspondent and Josh Boak, POLITICO economics reporter. Boak says, "Iowa sets the tone for the rest of the election."
Let's face it, we've been lied to a LOT in the past few years. Let's you and me make a pact — right here, right now — to fall for fewer fibs in the new year. Here are some tips for how to spot a liar.
Sharing insight into Iran's threats to close down the Strait of Hormuz, with Alireza Nader, Rand Corp. Iran analyst saying, "what Iran is counting on is to use this as a threat to prevent an oil embargo on Iran and if there is a conflict to impede the flow of oil to a certain extent that oil prices go up and this puts pressure on the United States and other governments."
A senior Iranian official on Tuesday delivered a sharp threat in response to economic sanctions being readied by the United States, saying his country would retaliate against any crackdown by blocking all oil shipments through the Strait of Hormuz, a vital artery for transporting about one-fifth of the world’s oil supply.
Federal prosecutors say a bid by accused Ponzi mastermind Allen Stanford to delay his criminal trial until late April ignores the interests of thousands of investors in the alleged $7 billion scam.
Now that a judge has ruled accused Ponzi mastermind R. Allen Stanford competent to stand trial, his defense team has moved on to plan "B": a bid to delay the trial by three months.
In a discussion on whether the Federal Reserve's "Operation Twist" has been a success, CNBC's Rick Santelli says the 2012 election is especially important because President Obama "isn't really a president, he's the head of the Democratic party." Santelli also has some criticism for Speaker of the House John Boehner.
Pharmaceutical giants’ profits could take a "double-dip" hit next year from patent expirations on blockbuster drugs and President Barack Obama’s healthcare reforms, according to a report from CreditSights, a credit market research firm.
CNBC's Hampton Pearson reports the tax extension has been signed into law by President Obama.
A four day winning streak for stocks and reports are showing recent improvement in the job and the housing market. Sharing defensive predictions for 2012, with David Darst, Morgan Stanley Smith Barney and James Lowell, Adviser Investments.
Sharing the weather forecast for the holiday weekend, with Weather Channel's Nick Walker.
CNBC's Eamon Javers reports on the extension of the payroll tax cut.
Since returning a day ago from a trip to Prague and Krakow, I have been pondering the stark contrasts between our country and the countries in Europe.
The Fast Money traders take a look at today's biggest market movers.