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CNBC's John Harwood reports the latest details on House Speaker Boehner's jobs creation plan which does not include tax increases.
Over the summer, we witnessed the ugliness and partisan-nature of politics as the debt ceiling debacle took place. The nation's balance sheet needs to be fixed.
Sharing perspective on the U.S. economy and discussing "Job Creators Alliance," with Bernie Marcus, Home Depot co-founder.
Insight on Europe's debt issues and President Obama's plans for job creation, with Austan Goolsbee, former chairman, Council of Economic Advisers, who says getting rid of tax loopholes is a good strategy to pay for facilitating the private sector.
Solyndra got a half billion dollars in government loans before filing for bankruptcy. CNBC's Eamon Javers has the details on the hearing for the solar panel company.
The US economy is going from bad to worse and will not fully recover until structural problems caused by the collapse of the housing market and the financial crisis are resolved, according to Capital Economics.
CNBC's Maria Bartiromo sits down with Julian Robertson, Tiger Management founder, to discuss a variety of hot topics, including his perspective on the global economic outlook, politics, technology, and investment opportunities.
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Watching the two GOP frontrunners in last night’s debate — Mitt Romney and Rick Perry — a couple of policy points jumped out at me.
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Barack Obama will try to keep steady pressure on Republicans on Monday when he announces that his $450 billion jobs plan is ready to be taken up by Congress, reiterating his call for lawmakers to quickly pass the bill. The FT reports.
A recent terrorist threat is enough to bring back memories of the 2001 terrorist attacks, and CNBC's Eamon Javers has the story.
One day after revealing his jobs package, President Obama has hit the road urging voters to do whatever it takes to make lawmakers pass his bill. Also, discussing whether the President can strike a compromise with Republicans, with Jacob Lew, White House Director of the Office of Management & Budget.
I know people are frustrated with the economy and with what's going on in DC, says President Obama during a speech in Richmond, Virginia. The President is taking the pitch for his jobs plan on the road.
“We should pass this jobs plan right away,” said President Barack Obama as he addressed America and Congress, calling for an end to the political circus in Washington and action that would “actually help the economy.” With those words, the president threw down the gauntlet to his Republican opponents with a $447 billion dollar stimulus package aimed at boosting jobs before America goes to the polls late next year.
Democrats are asking President Obama to be tough in his jobs speech tonight. Discussing the President's plan, with Senator Robert Menendez (D-NJ) and CNBC's Maria Bartiromo.
Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke reiterated the central bank's commitment to providing stimulus for the wobbly US economy but offered no specific promises or details about what action could be taken.
Discussing the mortgage meltdown and the uncertainty of a recession with, Thomas Atteberry, FPA portfolio manager.
The White House may pull the Postal Service back from the brink of insolvency, at least for a few months. The Postal Service faces a $5.5 billion payment to the Treasury at the end of September.
It would appear that capitalism has a developed a terrible dependency issue, turning hostile and violent when there’s nothing left in the punch bowl. Unfortunately, new fears of a double dip recession have emerged, the caked residue of weak economic growth and a soft job market. On the heels of a 30-year spending spree and the party of our lifetime, we find ourselves searching for our equilibrium once again.