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  • Stability for Europe?     Monday, 19 Dec 2011 | 3:15 PM ET

    Depending on Goldman Sachs' economic forecast for 2012, the eurozone may see gradual stabilization in late 2012. CNBC's Maria Bartiromo speaks to Jan Hatzius, Behind the Report chief economist regarding 2012 predictions.

  • Banking on the Economy     Friday, 16 Dec 2011 | 8:56 AM ET

    Sharing perspective on where the current market stands and what America needs, with Kelly King, BB&T chairman/CEO.

  • Corzine: 'I Don't Know Where the Money Is'     Tuesday, 13 Dec 2011 | 12:40 PM ET

    CNBC's Eamon Javers reports that Jon Corzine tells Congress that he has no idea where the missing money is.

  • Former Trader Finds Bull Market Watching Cows Tuesday, 22 Nov 2011 | 2:02 PM ET
    Arrowsight CEO Adam Aronson

    After a spectacular small business failure, a call from Washington turns one entrepreneur's bad luck to his advantage. 

  • Most Extravagant Funerals Wednesday, 19 Oct 2011 | 1:09 PM ET
    The average funeral in the U.S. costs about . Educated consumers can comparison shop and find a coffin at Wal-Mart for less than , but typically those grieving for loved ones simply reply on local funeral homes and accept their price points.While the cost associated with the average funeral service is burdensome for most, there are those for whom no average funeral will do. Many actors, musicians and politicians have been sent off in grand fashion, with extravagant final services featuring dizzy

    Who has had some of the most extravagant funerals of all time? Check out our list.

  • The Politics of Business     Tuesday, 27 Sep 2011 | 7:48 AM ET

    Carly Fiorina former HP CEO and vice chairman of the National Republican Senatorial Committee discusses the U.S. economy and politics and its impact on the business community.

  • Boehner: No Threat of Government Shutdown     Thursday, 22 Sep 2011 | 1:42 PM ET

    CNBC's John Harwood reports on the reasons behind a bi-partisan rejection of a temporary spending bill in the House.

  • Obama Jobs Preview     Wednesday, 7 Sep 2011 | 5:17 PM ET

    CNBC's John Harwood with a look at what the President is likely to reveal in tomorrow's speech on jobs.

  • Scenes From Hurricane Irene Saturday, 27 Aug 2011 | 12:41 PM ET
    So far in 2011, the storm of the Hurricane season is Irene, a category 2 hurricane that is expected to affect the Eastern US  The storm has already passed through the Carribean, causing widespread damage while the Eastern US prepares for landfall. The entire eastern seaboard is being told to expect high winds and flooding as a result of the storm, although the resulting damage is anyone's guess. CNBC.com will be updating this slideshow with fresh images of the storm as they come in, illustrating

    From emergency preparation to landfall, see how the Northeast is impacted by Hurricane Irene.

  • Ron Paul: Investing Genius Thursday, 25 Aug 2011 | 5:25 PM ET

    Peter Schiff points out that the ten year returns on Ron Paul's stock portfolio are truly amazing.

  • I just got off the phone with a source on Capitol Hill who has spent the past few days trying to convince Republicans to vote for a debt ceiling hike. He told me that the biggest obstacle he faces has been "market complacency."

  • Trump's Take on the Debt     Friday, 29 Jul 2011 | 3:13 PM ET

    Should the GOP let the U.S. default on its debt? Donald Trump, Trump Organization chairman & president, weighs in on the art of cutting a debt deal.

  • The Road to a Solution     Friday, 29 Jul 2011 | 2:30 PM ET

    Rep. James Lankford, (R-OK) defends his support of the Boehner plan and urges critics to read the bill.

  • WOTS Now: Faltering Consumer     Friday, 29 Jul 2011 | 12:30 PM ET

    The Fast Money trader with plays on consumer stocks, gold and austerity, and analysis of the nation's debt deal, with Ed Mills, FBR Capital.

  • Dow Chemical Q2 Results     Wednesday, 27 Jul 2011 | 8:04 AM ET

    Emerging markets are a big part of Dow's growth. Discussing the chemical company's second quarter earnings, rising commodity prices, and stalled debt talks in Washington, with Andrew Liveris, Dow Chemical chairman/CEO, and Klaus Kleinfeld, Alcoa chairman/CEO.

  • Debt, Default & Government Spending     Tuesday, 26 Jul 2011 | 2:00 PM ET

    The CNBC news team with a look at today's rhetoric on the debt; what would happen if the government defaulted, and the staggering cost of Medicare and other federal programs.

  • Worst-Case Scenario Investments     Monday, 25 Jul 2011 | 3:44 PM ET

    How to position your portfolio if a debt deal can't be reached in Washington, with Thomas Lee, JPMorgan.

  • GOP Pushes Huge Deficit-Cutting Bill Through House Wednesday, 20 Jul 2011 | 3:47 AM ET

    Defying a veto threat, the Republican-controlled House voted Tuesday night to slice federal spending by $6 trillion and require a constitutional balanced budget amendment to be sent to the states in exchange for averting a threatened Aug. 2 government default.

  • Mandel Is a (Political) Tease Monday, 18 Jul 2011 | 3:32 PM ET
    Josh Mandel

    “I’m receiving a lot of encouragement to do that,” the 33-year-old Andrew Ross Sorkin-lookalike Josh Mandel told me this morning. When I asked him if he was running for Senate, he said:“This is the first time in my life where I've heard from baby boomers, senior citizens and folks across the state who have told me never in their life have they been so concerned.”

  • US Deficit Talks at Standstill as Default Draws Closer Wednesday, 13 Jul 2011 | 12:00 PM ET
    US Capitol Building at dawn

    Budget talks between President Obama and his GOP rivals are at a standstill, leading a top Republican to prepose giving Obama sweeping new powers to increase in the government's debt limit.