U.S. military involvement in Iraq will continue as the threat from ISIS is more dangerous than that from al-Qaeda, said Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel. NBCNews reports.» Read More
In an interview with CNBC, Greece's minister for growth, competitiveness and shipping, Michalis Chrisochoides, was utterly confident that his PASOK party will be able to push through the unpopular medium-term austerity package.
Gazprom, the Russian gas monopoly, could take advantage of Greece's sovereign debt crisis to strengthen its leading position on European gas supply and counter attempts by the European Union to diversify its energy relationships.
CNBC's Bertha Coombs discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets and looks at where oil and precious metals are likely headed tomorrow.
A Greek default could be a couple of years away, and that wouldn't be such a bad thing, this strategist says.
Both sides need to partake in educating the voters as to the choices and why the current spending is unsustainable. The more light that is shone on the negotiations; the more likely there will be a smooth process.
Why aren’t businesses hiring? There is a lot of analysis about this, but, to get a better understanding, it may be best to work in reverse by looking at the past and figuring out what the relative strength or weakness of conditions are today and then examine which policies, if any, might work.
Rising Senate star Marco Rubio of Florida put out a strong growth message in our interview last night.
It is the most crucial week yet for Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou in his efforts stave off default for the country.
U.S. Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner is not expected to significantly shift the Aug. 2 date when the government will have exhausted all of its emergency measures to stave off default, a source familiar with the administration's efforts said Monday.
CNBC's Mary Thompson discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets and looks at where oil and precious metals are likely headed tomorrow.
The White House said Monday that a "significant" deal with Republicans on cutting government spending and raising the nation's debt limit is still possible, even as the administration hardened its stance on the need for increased tax revenue to be part of any agreement.
Outspoken congresswoman and Tea Party favorite Michele Bachmann cast herself as the "bold choice" for the Republican presidential nomination, as she formally kicked off her campaign Monday in her Iowa home town.
Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke continues to be the enemy of savers. On Wednesday, the Boston Red Sox fan reiterated his belief that interest rates should be kept at rock-bottom levels for an extended period of time. He views this as necessary in order to keep the economy growing. Part of Bernanke's problem has been his inability to accelerate the pace of money movement, or velocity.
Rep. Darrell Issa (R-CA), Oversight & Government Reform Committee chairman, responds to Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner's comments on the economy.
CNBC's Brian Sullivan takes a look at the reasons Washington has not been able to help the economic recovery, in spite of numerous attempts. And an analysis of the real problem, with CNBC's Rick Santelli and Jon Hilsenrath, The Wall Street Journal.
China's premier Wen Jiabao arrived in Hungary on Friday as part of a five-day tour of Europe that analysts expect will see the Chinese government attempt to reassure markets over its economic management and lend rhetorical support to Europe's economies.
The authors say, "every business needs an eco-strategy. The “Green to Gold” discussion has changed from whether we need to adopt a green strategy to how."
Shares in Italian banks UniCredit SpA and Intesa Sanpaolo fell sharply on Friday and were briefly suspended for hitting the daily downward limit under pressure from Europe's debt crisis.
After a volatile session on Thursday as the International Energy Agency unveiled plans to release strategic reserves in a bid to push oil prices lower, stocks look set for a strong end to the week.
The release of an emergency supply of oil to the market has received a mixed response from experts, with some arguing that the high oil prices seen in recent months have held back economic recovery while others say it reflects a political struggle.