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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.
Rumor time for the euro, good times for commodity currencies. Time for your daily FX Fix.
CNBC's John Harwood has the highlights on House speaker John Boehner raising the bar for talks about the debt ceiling.
Europe should help countries that are in trouble but these countries need to show that they are tackling their deficit problems themselves, like Britain has done, UK Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne told CNBC in an interview Tuesday.
Greece on Tuesday denied a Dow Jones report that it expects a new aid package of nearly 60 billion euros ($85.71 billion) to deal with its debt crisis.
As far as Europe’s real economy is concerned, the problems on the periphery are just that, peripheral, according to Credit Suisse’s Robert Barrie.
CEO pay is up 11 percent this year and some people in the Administration are not happy about it. Former Vermont Gov. Howard Dean and James Pethokoukis, Reuters BreakingViews, debate the pay differential between workers and the CEOs who run the companies where they work.
Boehner says allowing America to default on its debt would be irresponsible, but without significant cuts, there will be no agreement to raise the debt ceiling. Robert Reich, UC Berkeley, and Steve Moore, WSJ Editorial Board, discuss.
Mad Money host and former hedge fund manager, Jim Cramer, provides stock traders with all manner of investment advice.
Egyptian stocks rebounded on Monday after deadly sectarian clashes in Cairo shook investors still uncertain about the recovery in the country’s security situation.
Speculation over the weekend that Greece could leave the euro zone was “utterly unrealistic" and would be a “catastrophe” for the country and for the wider European Union, Yiannos Papantoniou, former Greek finance minister and president of the Centre for Progressive Policy Studies told CNBC on Monday.
The boss of the French banking giant has told CNBC that the European banking sector could absorb a restructuring of Greek debt, whatever form it took.
Are we headed for more political business as usual, where Republicans give up too much and get too little back in the debt-ceiling fight? Today’s papers are loaded with stories on the GOP giving up Paul Ryan’s Medicare-reform package. It’s being called “political reality.”
President Barack Obama addresses the Screaming Eagles and other units stationed at Fort Campbell, Kentucky.
CNBC's Brian Shactman discusses the week's top business stories, including the massive commodities selloff, retail sales and the killing of Osama bin Laden.
Contrary to popular opinion, the best investment bet that you can make in 2011 is in Africa. You wouldn’t know it if you turn on a TV or read a newspaper, since U.S. and European media focus relentlessly on areas of unrest and instability, but the reports beyond the front page tell a very different story.
Dramatic headlines on US debt and fears over a Greek restructuring of debt are not worrying one investor, who tells CNBC investors should be focusing on some good news from China, not on the wall of worry.
There were 79 people on the assault team that killed Osama bin Laden, but in the end, the success of the mission turned on some two dozen men who landed inside the Qaeda leader’s compound, the New York Times reports.
A brightened outlook for job growth may dim this spring as rising gas prices weigh on companies and prompt some to rethink their hiring plans.