According to a new NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll, economic pessimism and frustration with Washington are taking its toll on President Obama's popularity and that could make Democrats more vulnerable in the upcoming Congressional elections, reports CNBC's John Harwood.» Read More
The council on jobs and competitiveness met with President Obama today in Pittsburgh to proposed a plan to boost foreign investment by one trillion dollars. Robert Wolf, UBS Americas chairman weighs in.
CNBC's Eamon Javers reports Attorney General Eric Holder says the U.S. has charged two men, originally from Iran, for conspiracy to murder Saudi Arabian Ambassador.
"The government has given over $400B of free money to the banks and the only way we can pull ourselves out of this mess is to provide fiscal, with monetary policy," says Asher Edelman, ArtAssure founder/president who has joined in support of the "Occupy Wall Street" protests. CNBC's Gary Kaminsky has the story.
Discussing the urgency for Slovakia's vote on the EFSF expansion which may not be answered today, and where the markets stand, with CNBC's David Faber, Scott Wapner, Michelle Caruso-Cabrera and Gary Kaminsky. Also, Joseph Dear, CalPERS CIO weighs in on long term investing strategies.
Checking in on where the so-called "Billionaires Walking Tour," from the "Occupy Wall Street" protests is headed in uptown Manhattan, with CNBC's Kayla Tausche.
The Occupy Wall Street movement is gaining steam around the country and capturing the attention of Washington. Former Sen. Judd Gregg, (R-NH), weighs in.
A group of corporate and labor leaders advising President Obama is calling for sweeping policy changes, from liberalized immigration and less restrictive regulations to a more business friendly tax system and greater infrastructure spending.
Drugs, and especially cocaine, "pollute" the economic world and traders should be tested for narcotics, Carlo Giovanardi, a junior minister with responsibility for the family in Silvio Berlusconi's government, said in an interview published on YouTube and quoted by the Guardian.
"I think this headline that Dexia has been nationalized, or there is a bailout, is absolutely wrong. What we know is, the Belgians are going to take responsibility for the Belgian citizens, the French for the French citizens; and this leaves 180 billion in US municipal lending, and another 180 billion in European municipal lending, for which no one is taking any responsibility," Phillippa Malmgren, president and founder of Principalis Asset Management, told CNBC.
This is a live blog of CNBC's "Speaker's Corner" hosted in New York City where the group, Occupy Wall Street has set up camp.
CNBC's Bertha Coombs discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets and looks at where oil and precious metals are likely headed tomorrow.
Raising taxes without fixing the U.S. debt problem is "like throwing good money after bad," House Majority Leader Eric Cantor told CNBC Monday.
Rep. Rob Andrews, (D-NJ), explains that in order to win the oval office, Mitt Romney must move to the political center.
France and Germany make a promise, and China sends a warning - it's time for your FX Fix.
The increasingly difficult economic environment for young people is the biggest challenge developed economies face today, a senior trader told CNBC.com.
In a grim sign of the enduring nature of the economic slump, household income declined more in the two years after the recession ended than it did during the recession itself, new research has found, reports the NYT.
Debating whether President Obama's "millionaire tax" is an onslaught on the wealthy, with Keith Boykin, former White House aide; Mark Simone, WABC Radio talk show host; and James Pethokoukis, American Enterprise Institute.
Discussing whether banks should be worried if the "Occupy Wall Street" protests gain support from President Obama, with Alex Sanchez, Florida Bankers Assosciaton president and Gary Weiss, former portfolio and Businessweek writer.
G20 finance ministers will meet in Paris at the end of the week to put the finishing touches on the economic reform agenda, prior to the November summit. In addition, the EFSF is set to get the final rubber stamp when Slovakia's parliament votes on the fund. Sarah Hewin, head of European research at Standard Chartered Bank, and Patrick Armstrong, managing partner at Armstrong Investment Managers, joined CNBC to discuss.
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