CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. Volatile day for commodities as oil was down on the day. Traders continue to watch the Middle East» Read More
President Obama and his House Republican adversaries feuded over how to best create jobs in the weakened U.S. economy Saturday, with Obama demanding Congress pass his $447 billion jobs bill and the GOP countering with a call for less government red tape.
Debating whether New Jersey's republican governor, Chris Christie, will decide to enter the presidential race, with Barry Nolan, former Joint Economic Cmte Comm. director; Mark Simone, WABC Radio talk show host; and Dinesh D'Souza, The King's College president.
The present crisis of the Eurozone is a direct consequence of a half hearted, half considered, half explained and therefore half finished integration process, writes the former Prime Minister of Hungary.
CNBC's John Harwood has the story on New Jersey Governor Chris Christie's consideration to run for President in 2012.
The UK is likely to see more quantitative easing next week or at the latest by November, according to one economic advisor.
It is the policy that dare not speak its name: the printing press. The time has come to employ this nuclear option on a grand scale. The alternative is likely to be a lost decade, Martin Wolf writes in the FT.
Discussing whether politicians are threatening the Federal Reserve's independence, with Frederic Mishkin, Columbia University professor.
Will Gov. Chris Christie change his mind and made a bid for the presidency? Tony Fratto, Hamilton Place Strategies partner discusses.
With more than 50 million people potentially in Hurricane Irene's path, residents along the US east coast stocked up on food and water and worked to secure homes, vehicles and boats.
"Policymakers are in control today and they are driving this car very erratically; they’re not even telling you what the destination is, especially in Europe; and instead of looking through the windscreen, they’re arguing among each other. It feels really volatile and unsettling," said Pimco's Mohammed El-Erian.
Despite the markets recent wild swings, there is still enough positive "stuff" out to stay bullish, says Byron Wien, Blackstone Advisory Partners.
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.
So much for the idea of a levered Euro-TARP. German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble told lawmakers the European Financial Stability Facility would not be used to create a leveraged bailout vehicle, according to Dow Jones Newswires.
The U.K. deputy prime minister said on Thursday that any solution to the euro zone crisis must not lead to some member states dictating terms to other European nations—such as the U.K.—that are outside the currency union.
Germans vote yes on bailout powers, commodity prices bite - it's time for your FX Fix.
Gov. Rick Perry (R-TX) explains why he thinks anyone on social security benefits right now need not worry but those who will receive benefits should worry about a fix to the program. He also weighs in on President Obama's healthcare plans and his ideas for an effective healthcare plan without driving up costs.
Economists at Citigroup have again cut their global gross domestic product forecasts for 2011 and 2012 as growth prospects “continue to deteriorate quickly.”
Stocks rallied on Monday and Tuesday on hopes that policy makers where about to get their act together and unveil a credible solution to the euro zone debt crisis. On Wednesday the bears where back in charge as stocks and commodities came under renewed pressure amid fears a euro zone resolution was not as close as had been hoped.
"The EFSF, according to Timothy Geithner, has got to be leveraged up to provide money. "The fact of the matter is, the EFSF looks like a CDO [collateralised debt obligation]. Now they are creating a CDO-Squared. Isn't this how we got into this problem in the first place?" Satyajit Das, author of Extreme Money: Masters of the Universe and the Cult of Risk Traders, Guns & Money, told CNBC.
Debating whether New Jersey's republican governor will enter the 2012 presidential race, with E.J. Dionne, Brookings Institution senior fellow, and James Pethokoukis, American Enterprise Institute economic columnist. Also, discussing whether a new poll from Rasmussen will shake-up the GOP race, with Robert Reich, former U.S. Labor Secretary, and Steve Moore, "Return to Prosperity" author.