New York City Comptroller Scott Stringer (D), discusses the health of New York City's pension fund, and how his team is working smart.» Read More
*JFK, LaGuardia and Newark airports are closed until further notice, according to the Port Authority. *US Airways Group Inc is not operating in New York, Washington, Philadelphia, Boston and several other Northeast airports on Tuesday. *American Airlines has flights scheduled into Richmond, Virginia, several Ohio airports, Pittsburgh and Boston on Tuesday.
Warren Buffett appeared live on CNBC's Squawk Box for a two-hour interview with Becky Quick. During their conversation, Buffett said there's "no question" the global economy is slowing and he's "salivating" for Berkshire Hathaway to make a "big acquisition." Here's a transcript of their complete conversation, along with video clips.
CNBC.com presents a list of the 10 states with the most ultra-high net worth individuals on a per capita basis.
Five years ago today, both the Dow and the S&P 500 closed at all-time highs. Also, New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg believes raising taxes on the city's wealthiest is "dumb." Neil Weinberg, American Banker, and CNBC's Bob Pisani, discuss.
New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Ray Kelly, NY City police commissioner, provide details on the fatal shooting outside the Empire State Building on Friday morning.
Debating whether NYC Mayor Bloomberg's proposal to ban any sugary soda drinks larger than 16 ounces should be enacted, with Meme Roth, National Action Against Obesity and Justin Wilson, Center for Consumer Freedom.
Is New York City blocking food donations to shelters? Joel Berg, NYC Coalition Against Hunger executive director, and Jeff Stier, National Center for Public Policy Research, discuss.
Washington state may be the next American state to legalize gay marriage. It has the support of several major companies, but Microsoft is the most high-profile business to back it. Prominent figures in the business community support marriage equality, as was the case in New York, the last state to legalize it.
Debating whether it's time for New York City mayor, Michael Bloomberg to enforce the law and send the Occupy Wall Street protester packing, and will Herman Cain keep his lead in the polls, with Bernard Whitman, Whitman Insight Strategies; James Petholoukis, AEI economics columnist; and Ann Coulter, "Demonic" author.
Mayor Bloomberg is hoping a new initiative called, "Applied Sciences New York City" will position NYC to overtake Silicon Valley. John Hennessy, Stanford University, discusses Silicon Valley and what the University is prepared to do to help the mayor achieve his goal.
A recent terrorist threat is enough to bring back memories of the 2001 terrorist attacks, and CNBC's Eamon Javers has the story.
Discussing perspective on the current state of job creation and what an independent candidate could add to the running, with Thomas Friedman, New York Times foreign affairs columnist.
Lower Manhattan was nearly destroyed in the 9/11 attacks, but 10 years later, with the help of major investment, it has seen a dramatic recovery.
Loss estimates from Hurricane Irene continued to fall and ratings agencies said insurers would have no problem with claims, helping boost insurance industry shares Wednesday.
Hurricane Irene had long since passed, but a lot of people who were hoping to get on airplanes as airports in the Northeast reopened Monday were not going anywhere anytime soon, reports the New York Times.
Hurricane Irene was the 'Perfect Storm' for insurers in a different sense of the cliche. The weakened storm that spared New York city from major damage gave the wealthy and rarely hit Northeast enough of a scare because of ominous weather forecasts leading up the storm that property insurers will be able to raise pricing even more next year, according to a Morgan Stanley analyst.
Damage from Irene appears to be less than feared, a bit of reassuring news for a fragile economy.
From North Carolina to Pennsylvania, Hurricane Irene appeared to have fallen short of the doomsday predictions. But with rivers still rising, and roads impassable because of high water and fallen trees, it could be days before the full extent of the damage is known.
Hurricane Irene and the closure of at least 1,000 theater locations along the East Coast is expected to put a dent in this weekend's domestic box office.
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