Nelson Mandela embraced free markets, but thought that "with great wealth comes great responsibility," Sir Richard Branson tells CNBC.» Read More
In a CNBC exclusive, President Clinton broke his silence speaks to Maria Bartiromo for the first time about what he knew about the operation, what it means for the war on terrorism, and what's next for the relationship between the US and Pakistan.
The world's biggest banks are likely to be hit by capital surcharges that increase progressively based on a lender's size, how connected it is to other banks and how easily it could be replaced in a crisis, global regulators have told the Financial Times.
CNBC's John Harwood takes a look at the market moving headlines out of Washington: Big oil's Capitol Hill grilling and the 2012 Presidential contenders.
A preview of the Senate Banking Committee's focus on Dodd Frank, with CNBC's Hampton Pearson.
European leaders can't seem to agree on how - or whether - to help Greece. But they sure aren't helping the euro.
Discussing what the government needs to do to cut the deficit and help strengthen the economy, with R. Donahue Peebles, The Peebles Corporation and Jim Nussle, Office of Management and Budget former director.
UK Chancellor George Osborne told CNBC on Tuesday that Britain is an example to countries like Greece on austerity.
The debt crisis facing the developed world is big and will take a generation to resolve, Angel Gurria, Secretary General of the OECD, told CNBC Thursday.
The Chinese authorities find the short-termism of the US and Europe rather amusing. It is said that while the Americans use a watch to tell the time, the Chinese use a calendar. That probably does not do the Chinese long-term mind set justice, given the authorities' focus on five-year plans.
Mervyn King, the Governor of the Bank of England, made it clear to the market on Wednesday that UK rates would have to rise at some point.
It will forever be known as the place where the United States finally caught up with Osama Bin Laden but the Pakistani garrison town of Abbottabad has been described as the country’s ‘Terrorism Central,’ according to the executive director of the Asia-Pacific Foundation.
A preview of the House's series of bills on off-shore drilling, with Michael Burgess, (R-TX) and Rep. Rush Holt, (D-NJ).
The Bank of England raised its medium-term inflation forecast to just under 2 percent in its May inflation report, potentially paving the way for a November rate rise.
The Reuters correspondent in Bahrain, Frederik Richter, has been asked to leave the country amid what critics say are steps to stifle free reporting in the kingdom
Goldman Sachs said its traders lost money on only one day in the last quarter, underlining how volatile markets and investors’ appetite for risk have helped revive Wall Street’s biggest source of revenue, reported the FT.
Doug Kass, of Seabreeze Partners, says stocks will sell off this spring after home buyers turn out to be no shows, with CNBC's Melissa Lee and the Fast Money traders.
CNBC's Sharon Epperson discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets, and looks ahead to where oil and precious metals are likely headed tomorrow.
At this time last year we were breathlessly awaiting the debut of Recovery Summer I, with expectations of sustained economic growth and signs of a strong recovery in the job market. Today, fresh off the advance screening of a strong April jobs report, anticipation is building for Recovery Summer 2, but the same questions that dogged RSI will still impact RS2.
Mr. Boehner is making this suggestion: Let’s say there’s a $2 trillion debt-limit increase proposed by the administration. In that case, there would have to be $2 trillion-plus in spending cuts in order to get Republican support. This is tough stuff.
CNBC's John Harwood has the details on the House Speaker's plan for the nations debt.