Political Leaders


  • Mario Gabelli on Greece Woes     Thursday, 3 Nov 2011 | 3:16 PM ET

    Discussing Greece's future, Europe's woes, and where's he's putting his money to work, with Mario Gabelli, GAMCO Investors chairman/CEO.

  • Turmoil in Greece Rages On     Thursday, 3 Nov 2011 | 3:14 PM ET

    CNBC's Carolin Schober has the latest details on the leader of the Greek opposition party's passionate plea for prime minister, George Papandreou to resign.

  • On the Frontlines in Greece     Thursday, 3 Nov 2011 | 2:12 PM ET

    Will Greek prime minister, George Papandreou survive an upcoming no confidence vote? Constantine Michalos, Athens chamber of commerce and industry president, weighs in. Also, Michelle Caruso-Cabrera has the latest details on Greece opposition leader asking Papandreou to resign.

  • Surprise at ECB Rate Cut     Thursday, 3 Nov 2011 | 12:15 PM ET

    "Everyone thought the ECB should cut rates, but I think hardly anyone expected it," Bernhard Eschweiler, senior economic advisor at Silvia Quandt & Cie, told CNBC.

  • ECB Chief Surprises the Market     Thursday, 3 Nov 2011 | 11:02 AM ET

    CNBC's Silvia Wadhwa has the details on new ECB chief Mario Draghi surprising the markets by cutting rates, and CNBC's Rick Santelli shares what the issues are surrounding the rate cut.

  • G20 Needs to Flesh Out More of Crisis Plan: Obama Thursday, 3 Nov 2011 | 9:28 AM ET
    President Barack Obama

    Barack Obama has called on world leaders to assist the euro zone in working out the details of its rescue plan so that it can be “fully and decisively implemented,” Dow Jones reported.

  • Evangelos Venizelos

    Tensions between Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou and Finance Minister Evangelos Venizelos are increasing the risk of a Greek government collapse, after Europe and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) warned the debt-laden country Wednesday that it will cut off its aid flow until a planned referendum is resolved.

  • 2011: The Year of the Summit Thursday, 3 Nov 2011 | 3:30 AM ET
    France's President Nicolas Sarkozy (R) welcomes German Chancellor Angela Merkel as she arrives for a meeting on debt crisis.

    The European council of heads of states have met 7 times this year and still have another meeting in the diary. Europe’s finance ministers have met 11 times and plan two more before the year is out.

  • Osborne Looks to Slash Benefits Bill Thursday, 3 Nov 2011 | 1:56 AM ET

    George Osborne is looking at options to cut billions of pounds from next year’s benefits bill by scrapping inflation-linked rises, in a move that could trigger a fierce cabinet clash, according to the FT.

  • New Accusations Against Cain     Wednesday, 2 Nov 2011 | 7:32 PM ET

    Robert Costa, National Review reporter has the latest details on the growing sex scandal surrounding Herman Cain, and are Cain's rivals trying to take him out of the running, with Phil Musser, New Frontier Strategy, and Artur Davis, SNR Denton.

  • House Outlook on the Economy     Wednesday, 2 Nov 2011 | 7:18 PM ET

    Debating whether Washington can work together to get Americans back to work, or is there a class warfare going on? Rep. Charlie Rangel, (D-NY), and Rep. Jim Jordan, (R-OH), discuss.

  • Senate Outlook on the Economy     Wednesday, 2 Nov 2011 | 7:12 PM ET

    What is the best way to increase jobs and grow the economy? Is a flat tax the answer? Sen. Bernard Sanders, (I-VT), and Sen. Tom Coburn, (R-OK), weigh in.

  • Commodities Tomorrow     Wednesday, 2 Nov 2011 | 4:00 PM ET

    CNBC's Sharon Epperson discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets and looks at where oil and precious metals are likely headed tomorrow.

  • Decision Time for the European Central Bank Wednesday, 2 Nov 2011 | 2:30 PM ET

    To cut or not to cut? The new president of the European Central Bank will make a decision sure to move the euro on Thursday.

  • Next Year Will Get Even Uglier for US Investors Wednesday, 2 Nov 2011 | 12:25 PM ET

    Individual investors will be up against political gridlock as the economy grows slowly next year, prospects that may damp stock-market gains even if Congress pushes through a trillion-dollar budget cut.

  • U.S. Exposure to Europe     Wednesday, 2 Nov 2011 | 11:46 AM ET

    Discussing the Senate subcomittee;s hearing on how Europe will impact America, with Sen. John Barrasso (R-WY).

  • Dollar Slips, Aussie Sinks, Greece Gets a Grilling Wednesday, 2 Nov 2011 | 7:37 AM ET

    Greece's referendum angers euro-zone leaders and the Fed meeting presses on the buck - it's time for your FX Fix.

  • US Look Ahead     Wednesday, 2 Nov 2011 | 5:50 AM ET

    Paul Schatz, president of Heritage Capital, told CNBC what he expects from Ben Bernanke's news conference.

  • Lloyds Chief to Step Back From Helm Wednesday, 2 Nov 2011 | 2:31 AM ET

    António Horta-Osório, the chief executive of Lloyds Banking Group who joined the part-nationalised lender at the beginning of the year, is poised to step back from his role as chief executive due to health reasons, according to senior executives. The FT reports.

  • Will Super Committee Grow the U.S. Economy?     Tuesday, 1 Nov 2011 | 7:51 PM ET

    Discussing how to grow the American economy back to five percent, with Arthur Laffer, Laffer Associates; T.J. Rodgers, Cypress Semiconductor; Jared Bernstein, Center on Budget & Policy Priorities.