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  • Fed Chair Janet Yellen explains why she thinks it would be a terrible mistake for the Fed to apply specific mathematical rules to inflation and employment.

  • Student debt 'help' often predatory, officials say Monday, 14 Jul 2014 | 10:17 AM ET
    Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan, accompanies students from Pilgrim Lutheran Church and School in Chicago, onto the House floor for an educational experience Tuesday, May 13, 2014, in Springfield Ill.

    Regulators are spotting abuse as companies shift away from traditional targets to zero in on student loans. The New York Times reports.

  • Lawrence Summers

    Lawrence Summers, former Treasury Secretary and Harvard University professor, discusses if rapid economic growth could lead to bubbles, and stresses the importance of finding ways to accelerate the natural rate of growth.

  • Millennials 'key' to housing recovery: Study     Thursday, 26 Jun 2014 | 4:52 PM ET

    Chris Herbert, Harvard research director, provides insight to a Harvard study which shows millennials "hold the key" to a stronger housing recovery.

  • Get ready to pay more for student loans     Thursday, 26 Jun 2014 | 4:49 PM ET

    Many new borrowers may be caught off guard by higher student loan borrowing costs. CNBC's Sharon Epperson explains why interest rates on student loans are going up July 1st.

  • Interest rates on loans to jump     Thursday, 26 Jun 2014 | 1:30 PM ET
    Gasson Tower on the campus of Boston College

    Because federal student loans are tied to the 10-year Treasury note, CNBC's Sharon Epperson reports borrowers will see the impact of the rise in Treasury yields over the past year.

  • Housing recovery coming in waves: Strategist     Monday, 23 Jun 2014 | 10:05 AM ET

    Discussing the vulnerability of the housing sector and how it impacts the growth of the U.S. economy, with Brian Belski, BMO Capital Markets chief investment strategist, and Rod Smyth, Riverfront Investment Group chief investment strategist.

  • Fed can't do it alone: Fink     Thursday, 19 Jun 2014 | 7:52 AM ET

    We need to have more governmental policy, says Larry Fink, BlackRock CEO & chairman, sharing his thoughts on how to put the economy back on track though tax reform and infrastructure programs. There has to be a public/private type of combination, says Fink.

  • Larry Fink's long-term market view     Thursday, 19 Jun 2014 | 7:31 AM ET

    There is a huge pool of money that needs to be put to work, says Larry Fink, BlackRock CEO & chairman, providing his thoughts on investing in stocks and bonds.

  • No consistent US policy on Iraq: Fink     Thursday, 19 Jun 2014 | 7:19 AM ET

    Larry Fink, BlackRock CEO & chairman, shares his thoughts on the crisis in Iraq.

  • Fink sees shortage of educated labor     Thursday, 19 Jun 2014 | 7:07 AM ET

    Larry Fink, BlackRock CEO & chairman, shares his thoughts on the job market. There are pockets were employers are finding it more difficult to hire people and that is causing fragmentation, Fink says.

  • ECB action will push equities higher: Fink     Thursday, 19 Jun 2014 | 7:05 AM ET

    Larry Fink, BlackRock CEO & chairman, shares his thoughts on central bank policies, equity valuations and inflation. I believe we are going to have higher trending inflation in the United States versus Europe, says Fink.

  • Fed more aggressive now than 2012: Fink     Thursday, 19 Jun 2014 | 7:03 AM ET

    Larry Fink, BlackRock CEO & chairman, shares his thoughts on Fed policy and its impact on the economy.

  • America's student loan crisis     Monday, 16 Jun 2014 | 2:51 PM ET

    Discussing the move by Starbucks to offer free college tuition to employees and the student loan debt crisis in America, with Naomi Schaefer Riley, author of "Faculty Lounges," and Bill Zimmerman, author of "The Student Loan Swindle."

  • Refinance your student loans? Senate GOP says no Thursday, 12 Jun 2014 | 7:41 AM ET

    Senate Republicans blocked legislation aimed at letting people refinance their student loans at lower rates.

  • Student loan problem an easy fix: Sen. Warren Tuesday, 10 Jun 2014 | 4:21 PM ET
    Senator Elizabeth Warren, a Democrat from Massachusetts.

    Congress needs to lower interest rates and colleges should be held accountable, Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., said.

  • Sen. Warren: I am not running for president     Tuesday, 10 Jun 2014 | 2:32 PM ET

    Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), says she is "not running for president," but urgently working to pass a student loan bill.

  • Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), provides insight on where tuition is rising fastest, and shares her story of graduating from a commuter college that cost $50 per semester.

  • Student loan debt now totals more than $1.2 trillion. Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), discusses the student loan crisis as she prepares an upcoming bill proposal which would refinance current loans and bring down monthly payments. "Student loan debt is crushing individuals, and a drag on the economy," she says.

  • Target soaring college costs, not loans: Think tank Monday, 9 Jun 2014 | 3:56 PM ET
    President Barack Obama applauds a speaker after his introduction before signing a memorandum on reducing the burden of student loans on June 9, 2014 in the East Room of the White House.

    President Obama's expansion of the student loan program doesn't target the root cause of the problem, AEI's Andrew Kelly told CNBC.