Political Leaders


  • Commodities Tomorrow     Monday, 18 Jul 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.

  • 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?

  • Europe: A Healthier Bailout     Monday, 18 Jul 2011 | 8:45 AM ET

    Plans for European countries to get out of debt, with Neel Kashkari, Pimco managing director.

  • Debt Ceiling Dilemma     Monday, 18 Jul 2011 | 7:10 AM ET

    Addressing the deficit and what the administration needs to do in order to resolve the nation's debt, with Sen. Pat Toomey, (R-PA)

  • Big US Banks Ate Everyone's Lunch: Strategist Monday, 18 Jul 2011 | 4:20 AM ET

    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.

  • El-Erian: Will The Stock Markets' Tug of War Continue? Sunday, 17 Jul 2011 | 12:30 PM ET
    Broker works the trading floor at the New York Stock Exchange.

    Equity markets are in the grips of a tug of war — between solid company fundamentals and macroeconomic uncertainty.

  • Trading the Euro as the Real Stress Tests Come Out Friday, 15 Jul 2011 | 7:38 PM ET
    Euro coins

    The European bank stress tests were reassuring - if you trust the results. Here's how to trade the real news. 

  • CNBC.com Market Outlook     Friday, 15 Jul 2011 | 5:00 PM ET

    The week's top business news and investments advice, including buying opportunities in financials, tech & industrial stocks, and the outlook on gold.

  • Wisconsin: Political Recalls & the Economy     Friday, 15 Jul 2011 | 8:42 AM ET

    Gov. Scott Walker (R-WI) weighs in on the recalls on elections.

  • 2012 Campaign Kick Off     Friday, 15 Jul 2011 | 6:51 AM ET

    CNBC's John Harwood has the details on his campaign trail of the 2012 Presidential race contenders.

  • Cancer Drug Gets Green Light     Friday, 15 Jul 2011 | 6:45 AM ET

    An FDA panel votes 10-0 for approval of a drug to treat Hodgkin's disease. Insight with Clay Siegall, Seattle Genetics president/CEO.

  • US Default Inevitable: Fund Manager Friday, 15 Jul 2011 | 12:22 AM ET

    A U.S. default isn't a matter of "if" but "when," David Murrin, chief investment officer at Emergent Asset Management, told CNBC.

  • Commodities Tomorrow     Thursday, 14 Jul 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.

  • What to Do About QE3? Not What You Think Thursday, 14 Jul 2011 | 1:08 PM ET

    Bernanke is open to a third round of easing if needed - but these strategists are bullish on the dollar anyway.

  • 'Clever' McConnell Plan Could Break Debt Impasse: Altman Thursday, 14 Jul 2011 | 11:25 AM ET
    Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY)

    Sen. Mitch McConnell's "clever" proposal to give President Barack Obama sole authority to raise the debt ceiling could break the impasse in Congress, Evercore Partners Chairman Roger Altman said Thursday.

  • Busch: US Debt Warning a Positive Thursday, 14 Jul 2011 | 10:39 AM ET

    My view is that the threat of the downgrade puts additional pressure on both sides to make an agreement.

  • California Considering Bridge Loan     Thursday, 14 Jul 2011 | 10:18 AM ET

    California State Treasurer Bill Lockyer discusses the state's contingency plans in case the federal government defaults.

  • Dollar Slumps, Kiwi Flies Thursday, 14 Jul 2011 | 9:20 AM ET

    Debt drama dents the dollar and growth data down under is uplifting — it's time for your FX Fix.

  • Vermont Governor: We Pay Our Bills     Thursday, 14 Jul 2011 | 7:51 AM ET

    Vermont governor Peter Shumlin shares his state's economic agenda.