Federal Budget (U.S.)


  • ISIS claims beheading of 21 Egyptian Christians Sunday, 15 Feb 2015 | 4:59 PM ET
    A masked man speaking in what is believed to be a North American accent in a video that Islamic State militants released in September 2014.

    ISIS released a video on Sunday that seems to show the militant group beheading 21 Egyptian Christians kidnapped in Libya.

  • Luxury brands are back for America’s rich Saturday, 7 Feb 2015 | 1:32 AM ET
    Pedestrians stand in front of mannequin displayed in the window of a Chanel store on Rodeo Drive in Beverly Hills, California, U.S.

    Purveyors of high-end luxury goods are chasing millionaires in the United States, as upper-income spending falters in Europe and in the emerging markets. The NYT reports.

  • 'Tilt in tax code,' says Van Hollen  Friday, 6 Feb 2015 | 7:42 AM ET

    Rep. Chris Van Hollen, (D-Md.), provides his take on President Obama's budget proposal and a provision that calls for higher taxes on the wealthy and corporate America. CNBC Contributor Larry Kudlow points out why the current personal income and capital gains tax is not the same as in the Reagan years.

  • Santelli Exchange: The president's budget  Wednesday, 4 Feb 2015 | 10:41 AM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli speaks to former CBO director Douglas Holtz-Eakin about growing the U.S. economy.

  • Obama faces business backlash over cash tax Tuesday, 3 Feb 2015 | 10:28 AM ET
    President Barack Obama speaks at the Department of Homeland Security about the administration's fiscal year 2016 budget request released earlier today February 2, 2015 in Washington, DC.

    President Obama saw protests from business, rivals and allies after he unveiled plans for a tax on corporate cash, the FT reports.

  • Rep. Price: Finding common ground  Tuesday, 3 Feb 2015 | 7:17 AM ET

    Budget Committee Chairman Tom Price, (R-Ga.), provides GOP reaction to President Obama's nearly $4 trillion budget proposal and where he sees opportunity for bipartisan agreement.

  • Pentagon says it needs more  Monday, 2 Feb 2015 | 2:15 PM ET

    CNBC's Jane Wells reports the Pentagon has said it needs more money to update and modernize its capabilities.

  • Budget battle brews in DC  Monday, 2 Feb 2015 | 2:10 PM ET

    Jared Bernstein, MSNBC & CNBC Contributor, and James Pethokoukis, CNBC Contributor, discuss the President's new budget proposal and the taxes he plans to raise to pay for it.

  • Budget boost for defense  Monday, 2 Feb 2015 | 1:05 PM ET

    What President Obama's $4 trillion budget proposal means for the defense sector, with CNBC's Jane Wells.

  • Obama's budget proposal DOA?  Monday, 2 Feb 2015 | 12:23 PM ET

    CNBC's Eamon Javers reports on the White House's 2016 budget plan and its impact on tax inversion and multinational companies.

  • Obama: 'Critical error' if this doesn't happen Monday, 2 Feb 2015 | 12:03 PM ET
    President Barack Obama delivers remarks on his Fiscal Year 2016 Budget at the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Feb. 2, 2015.

    President Barack Obama said the spending plans in his proposed budget are essential for the country to be safe and continue to grow.

  • Obama: My budget helps working families  Monday, 2 Feb 2015 | 11:28 AM ET

    President Obama discusses his budget proposals and focus on the middle class. His budget, he says, is built on helping middle class paychecks go farther. The budget deficit has been cut by 2/3 during his presidency, he says.

  • Why this Obama budget may matter Monday, 2 Feb 2015 | 10:09 AM ET
    President Barack Obama

    President Obama's budget makes a reasonable offer on tax reform. How will the GOP and Hillary Clinton respond? Politico's Ben White reports.

  • Obama advisor: 'We'd love to work with Republicans' Monday, 2 Feb 2015 | 9:17 AM ET
    Jason Furman, chairman of the White House Council of Economic Advisers.

    White House economics advisor Jason Furman tells CNBC that Obama's budget "reflects his value of middle-class economics."

  • Obama's 2016 fiscal budget: Jason Furman  Monday, 2 Feb 2015 | 8:33 AM ET

    Council of Economic Advisers Chairman Jason Furman, discusses President Obama's budget proposal. The White House would love to work with the GOP on infrastructure, says Furman.

  • Obama to deliver $4 trillion budget  Monday, 2 Feb 2015 | 8:05 AM ET

    Dan Senor, Foreign Policy Initiative, and Steven Rattner, Willett Advisors chairman, share their thoughts on the president's budget proposal, tax reform, and likely pushback from Republicans.

  • White House budget vs. Congress  Monday, 2 Feb 2015 | 6:11 AM ET

    Is President Obama leaning left ahead of his budget proposal? Ben White, Politico, discusses what could be a turbulent rollout.

  • Norquist on Obama's taxing plans  Thursday, 29 Jan 2015 | 10:53 AM ET

    Grover Norquist, Founder, Americans for Tax Reform, comments on Obama's plan to tax 529 plans, and says it's still written in the budget.

  • Strong dollar continues to drag  Thursday, 29 Jan 2015 | 7:33 AM ET

    Volatility is going to continue, says William Daley, Argentiere Capital, discusses the impact of a strong dollar on multinational companies.

  • Crude oil bottom seen at $40: CNBC Fed survey Wednesday, 28 Jan 2015 | 9:16 AM ET
    A worker prepares to lift drills by pulley to the main floor of Endeavor Energy Resources LP's Big Dog Drilling Rig 22 in the Permian basin outside of Midland, Texas.

    Wall Streeters in CNBC's Fed survey forecast that WTI crude's slide hasn't hit bottom.