One day the market is going to wake up and say to Congress, you have a dysfunctional government, you're addicted to debt and the fiscal path you're on is not sustainable, says Erskine Bowles, Campaign to Fix the Debt co-founder, discussing the nation's looming deficit, with former Sen. Judd Gregg, (R-NH).
Former Sen. Judd Gregg, (R-NH), and Erskine Bowles, Campaign to Fix the Debt co-founder, share their thoughts on whether yesterday's budget deal goes far enough to reduce the nation's massive deficit. It is a step in the right direction but we still have the same big challenges to face, Bowles points out.
Stuart Miller, CEO of Lennar Corp, provides perspective on the housing market as interest rates begin to trend up and the Fed begins to pare down its stimulus program. The economy is beginning to improve and jobs are coming back, Miller says.
Dhiren Sarin, Chief Technical Strategist at Barclays says after a period of rest, the Yen is now set to continue weakening.
Simon Peter Griffin, Chief Investment Officer, Global Interest Rates Limited discusses the impact of the Federal Reserve announcement to begin tapering in January 2014.
Manpreet Gill, Senior Investment Strategist at Standard Chartered Bank, tells CNBC's Cash Flow why he's particularly optimistic about India going into 2014.
Kevin Frija, CEO at Vapor Corp, says the FDA is unlikely to ban e-cigarettes but that regulations are needed "for clarity". Growth will continue even if they're treated as traditional cigarettes, he argues.
Greg McBride, senior financial analyst at Bankrate.com, says that the Fed's tapering announcement had little impact on mortgage rates which should continue their "slow grind higher" through 2014.
Daniel Ives, senior analyst at FBR Capital Markets, comments on Oracle's earnings and says that there "seems to be brighter days ahead" for the group after a "real rocky" year.