CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. Another volatile day for commodities, as oil was down on the day. Nat gas got hammered again today, down another 2 percent. And gold was down, as well.» Read More
We are witnessing a classic restructuring negotiation. The Administration and Congress are negotiating a plan to restructure the federal government. The dynamics of the debt ceiling restructuring negotiations resemble corporate restructuring negotiations.
CNBC's Jane Wells takes a look at the big impact the Dodd-Frank law is having on one small derivatives trader.
Investors seem hopeful that something will actually come of this latest euro zone confab. But be careful what you wish for.
Four Plans and four probable outcomes from DC.
Bulls are running in Europe and kiwis are lifting off - time for your FX Fix.
Defying a veto threat, the Republican-controlled House voted Tuesday night to slice federal spending by $6 trillion and require a constitutional balanced budget amendment to be sent to the states in exchange for averting a threatened Aug. 2 government default.
Presidential campaigns are marathons, but time is running short for former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty. Once viewed as the principal rival to GOP front-runner Mitt Romney, Pawlenty has struggled with lackluster donations, weak poll ratings, a sub-par debate performance and new home-grown competition from Tea Party favorite Michele Bachmann.
Wynn Resorts CEO Stephen Wynn used his company's conference call to lay into the Obama administration, calling it the "greatest wet blanket to business and progress and job creation in my lifetime."
Two weeks before their final deadline, President Barack Obama and top lawmakers will face more pressure Tuesday for a debt deal amid a growing sense that a last-ditch plan taking shape in Congress may be the only way to avoid a devastating U.S. default.
As uncertain and unruly and disheveled as the debt-ceiling debate may be, there are still good grounds to reach a deal.
The Administration and many Republicans say they want big cuts - a “grand bargain” of up to $4 trillion. The Administration wants the cuts to be coupled with taxes. The Republicans will not vote in favor of raising the debt ceiling if taxes are included. And, this is the ideological divide. Will either side blink?
Plans for European countries to get out of debt, with Neel Kashkari, Pimco managing director.
Addressing the deficit and what the administration needs to do in order to resolve the nation's debt, with Sen. Pat Toomey, (R-PA)
US banks should be allowed to take a hit from risky investments if the free market is to be preserved, Sean Corrigan, chief investment strategist at Diapason Commodities Management, told CNBC Monday.
Equity markets are in the grips of a tug of war — between solid company fundamentals and macroeconomic uncertainty.
The European bank stress tests were reassuring - if you trust the results. Here's how to trade the real news.
The week's top business news and investments advice, including buying opportunities in financials, tech & industrial stocks, and the outlook on gold.