LONDON, May 6- A leading think tank cut its forecast for Britain's economic growth in 2015 on Wednesday, a day before a closely fought national election, but said strong consumer spending should keep the recovery on track. The National Institute of Economic and Social Research also said none of Britain's main political parties had satisfactorily addressed the...» Read More
President Obama is visiting a middle-class family in Northern Virginia, and said he "remains optimistic" that lawmakers can reach a deal that is good for middle-class families and the U.S. economy.
Right now, wind power receives a subsidy from Uncle Sam, but that could vanish if the U.S. goes over the fiscal cliff, with CNBC's Tyler Mathisen and Ken Caldeira of Carnegie Institution for Science.
CNBC's Seema Mody reports on the recovery in tech stocks, including Apple coming off of its lows but still in bear market territory.
Making a pitch on just how much spending cuts on Medicare and defense he would like to see, with Rep. Jack Kingston (R-GA). "In Georgia, we have reduced our budget $0.03 at a time, and it is a reasonable way to go about it," he explains.
CNBC's Eamon Javers reports the latest on Capitol Hill where Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell is stirring up the negotiations.
The FMHR traders offer their final trades of the hour.
Katie Stockton, MKM Partners, and Brian White, Topeka Capital Markets, check the charts to figure out if investors should buy shares after its recent sell-off. White maintains a price target of $1,111 on the stock.
CNBC's David Faber discusses Diamondback Capital Management's letter to investors about the suspension of its December 31 redemptions.
Apple shares are coming off its worst day in 4 years, and the stalemate continues today over the fiscal cliff, with The "Squawk on the Street" team.
The European Central Bank is likely to keep interest rates on hold on Thursday but may offer clues on its policy path for next year with updated forecasts likely to present a grim outlook for the euro zone economy in 2013.
95 percent of African Americans voted for President Obama in the last election. Burgess Owens, author of "It's All About the Team," explains why he thinks President Obama has "anti-black" policies.
Danielle Hughes, Divine Capital founder and CEO, discusses how the markets are reacting to the fiscal cliff negotiations, and Apple's weakness.
Speaker Boehner issued a warning for House Republicans today that the leadership is watching how they vote. Robert Costa, National Review, offers insight.
Art Laffer of Laffer Investments discusses President Obama's proposed tax hikes. "If you tax rich people, and give the money to poor people, you're going to get lots and lots of poor people, and very few rich people" he says.
NBC's Jim Miklaszewski reports U.S. officials say the Syria military is poised to use chemical weapons against their own people, but Syria President Bashar al-Asaad has not given the order yet; and discussing the fiscal cliff negotiations in Washington, with CNBC's Eamon Javers; Scott Rasmussen, Rasmussen Reports founder & president; and Rep. Kevin McCarthy (R-CA).
Washington may be giving investors reasons to worry, but CEOs are giving shareholders all they've got, explains Mad Money host Jim Cramer.
Bank of America hit a new 52 week high today, reports CNBC's Bertha Coombs, and the Fast Money traders discuss how to trade Samsung and Hewlett-Packard; and Matt Hogan of Index Universe, offers insight on which ETFs could benefit from the special dividend craze.
Earlier this afternoon, CNBC's Steve Liesman interviewed Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner to discuss the fiscal cliff negotiations. CNBC's Maria Bartiromo shares her observation.
CNBC's Steve Liesman speaks to Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner about the fiscal cliff negotiations in Washington.
Markets are moving higher today, with William Braman, Ballentine Partners; Eric Schoenstein, Jensen Fund; Mark Eibel, Russell Investments; and CNBC's Rick Santelli.