President Obama hosts Ukraine Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk at the White House. Yatsenyuk says his country feels the United States stands by his people.» Read More
The lack of world peace affects the economy by trapping productivity and removing vital resources, according to an international research institute which also put the cost of global violence at $8.1 trillion last year.
Greece will not have a snap election, the office of the Greek Prime Minister told CNBC Wednesday in response to market speculation that affected the euro late Tuesday.
The Greek government is unsurprisingly unable to find consensus on new, even stronger austerity measures aimed meeting the terms of its bailout by the European Union and the International Monetary Fund.
European leaders are pushing to impose measures that would ensure the Greek government lives up to its promise to deliver €50 billion ($70 billion) in privatization proceeds, amid skepticism that Athens can carry out the sell-offs reports the FT.
CNBC's Sharon Epperson discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets and looks at where gold, oil and precious metals are likely headed tomorrow.
Insight on Haim Saban's opinion of Barack Obama's role as President and why his views matter, as the biggest donor to the Democratic party. CNBC's Michelle Caruso Cabrera has the story.
The war of words between Republicans and Elizabeth Warren should escalate later Tuesday when the special adviser running the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau testifies before a House subcommittee. Rep. Patrick McHenry, R-N.C., chairman of the Oversight Committee's subcommittee on TARP, told CNBC Tuesday the bureau has been operating without oversight as Warren, claiming to be only an adviser, extends her role behind the scenes.
Would Newt Gingrich be good for Wall Street? Weighing in on his presidential campaign, with Peter Ferrara, Heartland Institute, and Keith Boykin, The Daily Voice.
President Obama’s gyroscopic legislative endeavors helped the nation survive the worst financial crisis since the 1930’s. It would have been unfathomable to risk America’s image of economic invincibility and allow the free markets to punish bad behavior. Instead, the Federal Reserve printed money to inflate the stock market and promote economic growth, all courtesy of a low interest rate environment. Now Congress is faced with yet another debt ceiling, and sure enough, they’re scrambling for the next fiscal stunt.
Former Speaker of the House, Newt Gingrich, calls himself the "people's candidate." But what will he bring to the business community if elected President?
Insight on whether the Obama administration is paying attention to the needs of businesses, with Ken Duberstein, The Duberstein Group, chairman/CEO (former chief of staff to President Reagan).
It has almost been two years since US President Barack Obama took the stage at Cairo University, reaching out to a mesmerized audience and seeking "a new beginning between the United States and Muslims around the world".
Another volcanic ash cloud threatening European airspace, a threat to downgrade Belgium's credit rating and Moody's warning that it could cut UK banks' credit ratings did not make for pretty reading for investors Tuesday.
Financial repression is a term that has been making headlines recently. Associated with default via forced lending to governments, low rates, cross border capital controls and high inflation, financial repression allows the indebted to lower the cost of their debt at the expense of creditors.
CNBC's John Harwood has the story of who's in and who's out among the growing list of GOP presidential hopefuls. Those out include; Haley Barbour, Mitch Daniels, and Chris Christie. Those still in the running include; Mitt Romney, Tim Pawlenty, and Rick Santorum.
A timid candidate on entitlement reform is not fit to lead, says Dick Armey, FreedomWorks/former House Majority leader.
A look at the candidates he would support in the Presidential race, with Steve Forbes, Forbes Media chairman/ editor in chief.
The European Union has extended a blacklist of individuals and companies with links to Iran’s nuclear and ballistic missile programs as it looks to clamp down on investment and technology transfer into the country.
Advice for candidates on what it takes to run for President and the limitations that candidates will face, with Howard Dean, former Vermont governor.
The CEO of Europe's largest insurer by gross premiums and market capitalization has called for more aid for Greece and a plan to help the country's growth, according to German media reports.