If the pipeline isn't built, some experts say, "the most toxic fossil fuel on the planet" will still find its way to the surface. NBC News reports.» Read More
The biggest risk brought on by the euro debt crisis is "Balkanization" – the fragmentation of economic interests according to narrow, mainly national criteria, UK Chancellor George Osborne told CNBC Friday.
There is widespread disappointment in the economy's performance in the fourth quarter, reports CNBC's Steve Liesman. Analysis on the data with Jim Paulsen, Wells Capital Management and Tom Porcelli, RBC Capital Markets.
Proposals for a tax on financial transactions in the euro zone will become reality, Wolfgang Schaueble, Germany’s finance minister, told CNBC at the World Economic Forum in Davos Friday.
U.S. stock index futures retreated Friday, erasing their early gains, after the GDP report showed the economy grew less than expected in the fourth-quarter.
There is still a long, hard struggle ahead to fix the U.S. and Europe’s economies, Larry Summers, the Harvard University professor and former Treasury Secretary, told CNBC at the World Economic Forum in Davos Friday.
The European Union's Commissioner for Competition dismissed criticism that moves to block the merger between NYSE Euronext and Deutsche Boerse were indicative of a Europe-wide problem of being too difficult on regulation.
Aluminium prices will remain stable for the first half of 2012, and will rise in the second half, Oleg Deripaska, CEO of Rusal, the world's largest aluminium producer, told CNBC.
Young people should work for free for up to two years to gain experience, youth and business leaders said at the World Economic Forum in Davos Thursday.
Jeff Kleintop, LPL Financial, and Andrew Kanaly, Kanaly Trust Company, discuss the Dow's major milestones.
Stocks finished lower in thin trading Thursday following a disappointing new home sales report and as earlier enthusiasm faded over the Fed's decision to hold interest rates near zero until at least 2014.
Markets reversed gains after the Dow rose its 3.5 year highs this morning, with Sam Stovall, S&P, and Todd Schoenberger, LandColt Trading.
Societe Generale CEO Frederic Ouday said there are "some positive signs" that things are improving within the European Union, albeit slowly.
Interest rates and consumer prices in the U.S. are lower than they would be if there wasn't uncertainty in Europe, says Peter Schiff, Euro Pacific Capital. "Fundamentally things will move slow but the direction is positive," adds Robert Zagunis, Jensen Quality Growth Fund.
Michael Fries, chief executive of cable operator Liberty Global sits down with CNBC to discuss its growth strategy.
There is still “a lot of money” left in the European Financial Stability Facility (EFSF), the fund set up to bail out struggling euro zone countries, Klaus Regling, chief executive of the fund, told CNBC Thursday.
The Internet is more resilient to the economic downturn than other industries, Eric Schmidt, Executive Chairman of Google told CNBC in Davos on Thursday, and it will continue to create opportunities for “alarmingly interesting” things1st paragraph of story should go here
The newly-elected Islamist governments in countries such as Egypt need to address urgent economic issues such as unemployment ahead of religious concerns, political leaders and religious experts said at the World Economic Forum Thursday.
It is “inevitable” that Facebook will go public and when it does it could be “the largest offering in history,” said Sean Parker, the first president of the social-networking site, in an interview with CNBC at the World Economic Forum in Davos.
It might sound heretical for a leader of a communications firm to suggest it, but lately I’ve been thinking that a lot of big brands and companies should take a vow of silence.
Investors underestimate just how positive an effect the ECB's move to flush the market with liquidity has had on banks, Huw van Steenis, head of EMEA banks and financials research at Morgan Stanley, said.