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  • Corzine: Ultimately the CEO is Responsible     Thursday, 8 Dec 2011 | 3:01 PM ET

    Former MF Global CEO Jon Corzine answers questions from the House panel, saying transferring customer funds is a complex process but he does not believe customer funds were invested in sovereign debt. He also adds, he doesn't think MF Global customer losses will go unresolved.

  • Former MF Global CEO Jon Corzine answers questions from the House panel, saying he is uncertain if shortfall was caused by operational errors or withheld funds. Also, European trading strategy was discussed widely by management, but MF Global board did not rubber stamp trading strategy

  • Corzine: Three Big Takeaways     Thursday, 8 Dec 2011 | 2:32 PM ET

    CNBC's Eamon Javers has a recap of Jon Corzine's early testimony, on Capitol Hill even as he heads back for more.

  • Corzine: 30-1 Leverage was Higher Than I Liked     Thursday, 8 Dec 2011 | 1:34 PM ET

    Former MF Global CEO Jon Corzine answers questions from the House panel. Corzine testifies that his company was in the process of trying to to scale down leverage, and having MF be both an FCM and a broker dealer presented issues.

  • Corzine: Our Books Were Not in A Mess     Thursday, 8 Dec 2011 | 1:32 PM ET

    Former MF Global CEO Jon Corzine answers questions from the House Agricultural panel on his role in the bankruptcy of MF Global. The House panel ask him about the accounting mess at his former company. Corzine responds, "our books and records weren't in a mess."

  • Congress, Corzine & Customer Accounts     Thursday, 8 Dec 2011 | 1:18 PM ET

    Did former MF Global CEO Jon Corzine break any rules with the use of customer accounts? Rep. Randy Neugebauer (R-TX) discusses what he would like to ask the former Senator & NJ governor.

  • Corzine Sworn In     Thursday, 8 Dec 2011 | 1:07 PM ET

    Former MF Global CEO, Jon Corzine is sworn in before a House hearing committee, and testifies, "I simply do not know where the missing money is, and was stunned when told money was missing from accounts." He also adds, "I accept responsibility for Europe trading bets."

  • Jon Corzine & What's Next for MF Global?     Thursday, 8 Dec 2011 | 1:06 PM ET

    CNBC's Eamon Javers and Kayla Tausche have the latest details on former MF Global CEO Jon Corzine testifying before a House committee on what went wrong at MF Global.

  • Lawmakers & Insider Trading     Tuesday, 6 Dec 2011 | 1:06 PM ET

    CNBC's Eamon Javers has the update on the insider trading hearing currently taking place on Capitol Hill.

  • Where's President Obama?     Tuesday, 22 Nov 2011 | 7:31 PM ET

    Robert Costa, National Review political reporter with the details on President Obama in New Hampshire, and discussing Mitt Romney's tough new campaign strategy, with Mona Charen, National Review; Simon Rosenberg, New Democrat Network; and Ed Rogers, BGR Group.

  • 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. 

  • Who are the Most Successful in Congress?     Tuesday, 15 Nov 2011 | 7:25 PM ET

    CNBC's Eamon Javers reports on the most successful members of Congress and the stocks they own.

  • Super Committee: Is Compromise Possible?     Friday, 11 Nov 2011 | 7:34 PM ET

    Will the Congressional super committee be able to come to a bipartisan agreement and avert a government shutdown? Rep. Scott Garrett, (R-NJ), and Rep. Dennis Kucinich, (D-OH), weigh in.

  • Abramoff's Shocking Allegations     Friday, 11 Nov 2011 | 7:16 PM ET

    CNBC's Eamon Javers reports convicted former lobbyist, Jack Abramoff is now out of prison and making shocking allegation that members of Congress are profiting from insider information, and it's legal.

  • Will Super Committee Strike Deal?     Thursday, 10 Nov 2011 | 7:30 PM ET

    Sen. Jim DeMint, (R-SC) says the U.S. has a spending problem, and the super committee wants to raise taxes, discussing whether Congress will be able to strike a deal before the November 23rd deadline, wiith Rep. Marcy Kaptur, (D-OH), and Rep. David Schweikert, (R-AZ)

  • State of Urban Business     Wednesday, 9 Nov 2011 | 2:20 PM ET

    Marc Morial, National Urban League president & CEO, discusses which metro area is the best for black-owned business.

  • MF Global: How Much Will Investors Get?     Thursday, 3 Nov 2011 | 1:12 PM ET

    CNBC's Eamon Javers, reports Gary Gensler, CFTC chairman, is not sure how much money investors will get back from MF Global.

  • Will Tax Reform Dominate 2012     Friday, 21 Oct 2011 | 7:00 PM ET

    Will flat tax reform dominate the 2012 election? Joy Reid, TheGrio.com, Mark Simone, WABC Radio; and James Pethokoukis, AEI, weigh in.

  • 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.