A plan aimed at reducing France's debt over the next three years was presented Wednesday during a Cabinet meeting. It raises the 2014 public deficit forecast from 3.6 percent of France's annual gross domestic product to 3.8 percent, and the 2015 forecast from 2.8 percent to 3 percent.» Read More
A cease-fire between Israel and Gaza went into effect today, but at least 12 rockets have been fired into Israel since the truce. Peter Brookes, Heritage Foundation senior fellow, and Gen. Wesley Clark, U.S. Army Retiree, discuss whether the cease-fire is bad for Israel.
The bankruptcy court approved Hostess brands liquidation plan late this afternoon, and 15,000 employees' jobs will be terminated, with CNBC's Larry Kudlow.
Breaking down the many "what if" outcomes on the fiscal cliff, and how different scenarios might impact the markets, with Jim Iuorio, TJM Institutional Services.
Discussing how going over the fiscal cliff might impact the U.S. economy, with Jared Bernstein, Center on Budget & Policy Priorities, and Art Laffer, Laffer Investments. Sen. Susan Collins (R-MA), also weighs in on the impact for small businesses.
Women in emerging markets are becoming wealthier and their greater spending power represents a significant investment opportunity, according to a new report from Portuguese bank Espirito Santo.
Discussing "fiscal cliff" diving and its impact the economy, with Brian Belski, BMO Capital Markets, and Michael Feroli, JP Morgan Bank.
Adam Parker, Morgan Stanley, discusses how positive signs of a possible debt deal are sparking a small rally in the markets.
Ronald Peltier, CEO of HomeServices of America, explains why he sees encouraging signs of a housing recovery.
Jeffrey Kleintop, LPL Financial, and Robert Doll, BlackRock, explain how they are playing the markets right now, ahead of a "fiscal cliff" solution.
Tomas Zidek, deputy minister of finance for the Czech Republic talks about the progress the country is making to reduce its debt to under 3 percent of GDP by 2014.
The Federal Reserve provided the country’s 19 biggest banks with its the guidelines for the 2013 stress test. Next year, banks will be stressed under three scenarios, the most severe incorporating a slowdown in China, along with severe recessions in the U.S. and Europe.
Discussing China's new leader Xi Jinping, with Peter Navarro, Professor of Economics and Public Policy.
New data shows the euro zone is slipping back into a recession for the second time in 4 years, with the "Squawk on the Street" team.
"I think part of the market weakness you are seeing is lots of investors saying, this may be my last chance to sell things at the lower capital gains rate,' said Wilbur Ross, WL Ross & Co. chairman & CEO, explaining how he plans to navigate through choppy market waters.
Juergen Michels, chief euro zone economist at Citigroup, tells CNBC why signs of weakness in the area suggest the recession will worsen further.
The clouds hanging over European consumers and dampening spending show no sign of lifting, as consumer confidence in the region continues to be the lowest in the world.
Michael McCarthy, Chief Market Strategist, CMC Markets says that Chinese equities will do well as recent economic data have been positive.
Greece's new austerity budget is a start, but this analyst says it's time to go big.
Jeff Gural, Newmark Knight Frank chairman, explains how raising taxes on the wealthy will improve the nation's fiscal strength.
Hedge funds are loading up down under. This strategist thinks you should, too.