President Obama is struggling to overcome economic pessimism and frustration with Washington, scoring the lowest job-approval ratings of his presidency in a new Wall Street Journal/NBC News poll, reports John Harwood.
PayPal should be called "PAY-PayPal" says Jim Cramer, sharing his thoughts on why a "focused" PayPal would go buy Verifone, now that it's got its act together.
CNBC's Rick Santelli discusses the latest action in the bond market, as the euro "continues to be a barn burner."
Rajiv Biswas, Senior Director and Asia-Pacific Chief Economist of IHS Global Insight, says a political resolution, rather than an interest rate cut by the Bank of Thailand, would be the real solution to Thailand's economic woes.
With a global recovery on the way, Daphne Roth, Asia Equity Strategist at ABN AMRO Private Banking, says Japan, a late cyclical player, will be able to leverage it, while a weaker yen will provide a further boost.
Analysts continue to question whether bitcoin will be recognized as a currency or remain a payment mechanism. CNBC's Julia Wood reports.
Andy MacKenzie, marketing communications manager at Spreadex.com, says that Cheltenham festival is the 'world cup of horse-racing' and talks about the favorites to win the gold cup on Friday.
Rob Thomas, the film's director and co-writer, talks about the first fan-financed film using crowd funding service Kickstarter which hits cinemas this weekend.
Tracey Allen, commodities analyst at Rabobank International, looks at why food prices could jump this year.