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House budget committee chairman, Rep. Paul Ryan, (R-WI), explains why he is concerned the Fed could tolerate higher inflation in order to help lower the unemployment rate.
Discussing today's market moving activities as Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke testifies on Capitol Hill, with CNBC's Rick Santelli and Steve Liesman.
CNBC's Steve Liesman breaks down the numbers on the RBC consumer index, with Tom Porcelli, RBC Capital Markets U.S. chief economist.
Ben Bernanke getting grilled by lawmakers on Capitol Hill and issuing new warnings about the budget deficit and the overall health of the economy. CNBC's Steve Liesman has the details.
CNBC's Steve Liesman has the details on new data out on the consumer. The RBC survey shows consumers outlook is still well below the recessionary levels.
Debating whether the so-called "Buffett" tax is unfairly aimed at millionaires, with Robert Reich, fmr. Labor Secretary, and Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison, (R-TX).
Sen. Marco Rubio, (R-FL) discusses the Sunshine State's GOP primary. "Florida is a microcosm for the rest of the country, and whoever wins decisively here, will do well in the general election." He also weighs in on regulatory reform; jobs and economic empowerment; and what the Republican party needs to do to reach out to the Hispanic community.
Friday's GDP number shows economic growth slower than expected last month. Is it reason to worry? CNBC's Steve Liesman, discusses.
Republican presidential candidate, Newt Gingrich, defends his conservative credentials, saying, the recent attacks against him are once again painting a falsehood, that Romney's campaign is trying to smear him and distort his entire history.
GOP presidential candidate, Newt Gingrich discusses private equity firms, like Bain Capital; Swiss bank accounts; Romney's large annual income, which Gingrich alleges comes from no work; and Mitt's political record, saying "there is a big difference between somebody being effective in business and being effective in government."
Mitt Romney, GOP presidential candidate, discusses the "Buffett" tax , saying, "the idea of a Buffett tax, that we are going to raise taxes on capital gains, would only make it harder for middle-income Americans to find good jobs and get higher incomes. We want saving and investment to be given a break, because it is taxed already at the corporate level, as you (Kudlow) point out, already at a 45% combined rate, you want to raise that higher? You'll just choke off the growth of America's economy."
John Engler, The Business Roundtable president, discusses developing a growth strategy in the U.S. and the state of American business.
Discussing U.S. energy policy, the Keystone pipeline, and jobs, with Sen. John Barrasso, (R-WY), and Sen. Mark Udall, (D-CO).
What are investors expecting to hear from President Obama, tonight? Michael Farr, Farr, Miller & Washington, and Don Luskin, Trend Macro, weigh in.
Robert Wolf, UBS Americas chairman, discusses what the business community wants to hear from President Obama tonight, on jobs, regulations, and the economic recovery.
Rep. Jeb Hensarling, (R-TX), discusses extending the payroll tax holiday; creating jobs in America; and gridlock on Capitol Hill.
Rep. Eric Cantor, (R-VA), and House majority leader, discusses taxes, jobs, the federal budget, and the Washington blame game, ahead of President Obama's State of the Union speech.
CNBC's John Harwood looks ahead to President Obama's State of the Union address tonight and highlights what will come from the speech.
Workers skills and available jobs are not matched, says Sonny Perdue, former Georgia governor, who adds the workforce is not aligned with the needs of industry and business.
Scott Hodge, Tax Foundation president, and Tony Fratto, Hamilton Place Strategies, discuss how to fix the nation's tax problem.
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The U.S. manufacturing sector expanded in April though the rate of growth was slightly lower than expected as inventories fell.
March's new home sales, which plunged 14.5 percent, dealt a body blow to the housing recovery story.
The new Fed chair faces the challenge of whether to hold the line on interest rates.