During congressional testimony on Tuesday and Wednesday, Fed Chair Janet Yellen said she was "optimistic" on the slowly growing economy.» Read More
Rep. Henry Waxman, (D-CA), says Paul Ryan's budget plan would starve clean energy programs. "It's the wrong direction," he says.
Paul Ryan is expected to discuss energy policy in today's campaigning, reports CNBC's Eamon Javers.
Japan's slowdown is weighing down equities, with Jason Pride, Glenmede, and Daniel Heckman, U.S. Bank Wealth Management, weigh in.
Since June 1st, corn prices have spiked 50 percent, with CNBC's Jane Wells.
Steve Rattner, former US Treasury Auto Advisor, says he is not surprised by the about-face of corporate America.
Jing Ulrich, MD and Chairman of Global Markets, China, JPMorgan says a simple rate cut in China would not be sufficient.
John Woods, Chief Investment Strategist, Citi Private Bank says central banks in Asia will use monetary policies and fiscal stimulus.
Anton Schutz, Mendon Capital president & CIO, offers insight on the banking industry in light of the Libor scandal and the Standard Chartered case.
Discussing what will help restore investor confidence, with Donald Drapkin, Casablanca Capital chairman & founder.
Mervyn King, governor of the Bank of England, says the UK central bank has lowered its forecast for growth amid difficult economic conditions.
Discussing whether President Obama is paying enough attention to the fiscal cliff, with Diana Furchtgott-Roth, Manhattan Institute, and David Callahan, Demos Public Policy Center.
Daniele Antonucci, European Economist, Morgan Stanley says the slowdown in the EZ core, austerity measures and credit crunch might increase discontent in Italy.
Professor Charles Goodhart, professor emeritus of banking and finance at London School of Economics, says the contradiction between the U.K.'s gloomy economic outlook and the country's employment figures lies in an unexplained loss of productivity in Britain.
Bob Pisani shows how computers can trigger profitable trades based on economic numbers or other data far faster than humans can. But when milliseconds count, are humans giving up too much control to the machines?
Tony Nash, Managing Director, IHS says monetary policy is not enough to rev up the U.S. economy. There has to be some fiscal policy on the part of Congress.
Tony Nash, Managing Director, IHS says that if Spain receives a full bailout, there will be no funds left for Italy.
Randi Weingarten, American Federation of Teachers president, offers her take on unemployment, a new brand of unionism and presidential politics.
Discussing whether investors should bet on more Fed stimulus, with David Darst, Morgan Stanley Smith Barney, and Anthony Chan, Chase Wealth Management.
President Obama weighs in on the latest jobs data. "We've now created 4.5 million new jobs in 29 months," he says, adding that middle class Americans shouldn't be asked to pay more taxes. CNBC's John Harwood, weighs in.
The IRS inspector general is releasing new information on identify theft. CNBC's Eamon Javers reports.