Federal Budget (U.S.)


  • Budget battle sticking points   Wednesday, 25 Mar 2015 | 7:18 AM ET
    Budget battle sticking points

    Peter Orszag, Citigroup, discusses the looming battle over the budget on Capitol Hill and whether to expect another government shutdown later in the year.

  • GOP budget makes life harder for middle class: Dem Tuesday, 24 Mar 2015 | 8:53 AM ET
    Rep. Chris Van Hollen

    The Republican budget would cut some taxes that help working Americans, Democratic Rep. Chris Van Hollen tells CNBC.

  • Dems unveil $3.7 trillion budget: Rep. Van Hollen   Tuesday, 24 Mar 2015 | 7:54 AM ET
    Dems unveil $3.7 trillion budget: Rep. Van Hollen

    Rep. Chris Van Hollen, (D-Md.), provides the details of the Democrats' budget plan and weighs in on the looming spending showdown on Capitol Hill.

  • US markets look a bit frothy: Billionaire investor   Monday, 23 Mar 2015 | 10:17 AM ET
    US markets look a bit frothy: Billionaire investor

    David Rubenstein, The Carlyle Group, discusses interest rates, valuations, and energy investments.

  • Good advantages to investing in the US: Rubenstein   Monday, 23 Mar 2015 | 10:14 AM ET
    Good advantages to investing in the US: Rubenstein

    David Rubenstein, The Carlyle Group, discusses the widely discusses initiative to promote foreign investments in the United States.

  • Ex-Romney advisor: My top 3 candidates for 2016   Monday, 23 Mar 2015 | 7:39 AM ET
    Calls to audit Fed misguided: Pro

    Lanhee Chen, Hoover research fellow, also shares his thoughts on the likely fallout of Congressional oversight of the Federal Reserve.

  • Market's 'glass half full' approach: Koesterich   Friday, 20 Mar 2015 | 10:01 AM ET
    Market's 'glass half full' approach: Koesterich

    Russ Koesterich, BlackRock, explains the recent activity in the markets and why he is skeptical of the run up in consumer discretionary data.

  • Sen. Grassley on currency manipulation   Thursday, 19 Mar 2015 | 10:14 AM ET
    Sen. Grassley on currency manipulation

    Sen. Charles Grassley discusses trade legislation and taking on currency manipulation.

  • Brawl over budget will frame 2016 presidential race Thursday, 19 Mar 2015 | 9:19 AM ET
    U.S. Capitol building

    The stark contrast between President Obama and GOP lawmakers on the budget will frame the debate in the evolving 2016 race to elect Obama's successor.

  • Can the Fed be patient?   Thursday, 19 Mar 2015 | 5:45 AM ET
    Can the Fed be patient?

    Lindsey Piegza, chief economist at Sterne Agee, says while the U.S. Federal Reserve did remove the word 'patience', they also lowered their growth, inflation and rate forecasts -- a "very crafty move."

  • Janet Yellen Q&A   Wednesday, 18 Mar 2015 | 2:43 PM ET
    Janet Yellen Q&A

    Janet Yellen responds to reporters' questions following the Fed rate decision and removal of the word patient from its statement.

  • Yellen: Not ruling out April rate hike   Wednesday, 18 Mar 2015 | 2:30 PM ET
    Yellen: Not ruling out April rate hike

    Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen makes her opening statement, saying just because the Fed removed the word "patient" in its guidance for a rate increase, doesn't mean they are going to be "impatient."

  • Santelli: Numbers before the Fed statement   Wednesday, 18 Mar 2015 | 2:05 PM ET
    Santelli: Numbers before the Fed statement

    CNBC's Rick Santelli reports the latest on bonds and currencies minutes before the Fed statement.

  • Fed indicates rate hikes coming, but not in April   Wednesday, 18 Mar 2015 | 2:00 PM ET
    Fed out of 'patience'

    CNBC's Steve Liesman reports the Fed removed the code word "patient," saying a rate hike in April is unlikely, and changed its growth outlook.

  • Jason Furman: Back towards 'fiscal brinksmanship'   Wednesday, 18 Mar 2015 | 8:13 AM ET
    Jason Furman: Back towards 'fiscal brinksmanship'

    Jason Furman, CEA chairman, provides reaction to the House's fiscal plan for the 2016 budget. The GOP budget would cut jobs, says Furman.

  • Rep. Price: GOP's budget plan   Wednesday, 18 Mar 2015 | 7:17 AM ET
    Rep. Price: GOP's budget plan

    Rep. Tom Price, (R-Ga.), discusses his proposal to reduce government spending by $5.5 trillion and includes repealing Obamacare.

  • Gauging the possibility of 'Taper Tantrum 2.0'   Tuesday, 17 Mar 2015 | 11:12 PM ET
    Gauging the possibility of 'Taper Tantrum 2.0'

    While markets are not pricing in a June rate hike, the scope of adjustment will be smaller than what happened in 2013, says Manpreet Gill, senior investment strategist at Standard Chartered.

  • Santelli Exchange: FOMC preview   Tuesday, 17 Mar 2015 | 10:46 AM ET
    Santelli Exchange: FOMC preview

    Former Fed Governor, Mark Olson, joins CNBC's Rick Santelli to discuss his expectations on the Federal Open Market Committee.

  • Farmers stand to reap $24B windfall Tuesday, 17 Mar 2015 | 10:27 AM ET
    Farming farm united states

    The 2014 farm bill will prove to be the most expensive ever, largely due to the new subsidies and expanded crop insurance. The Fiscal Times reports.

  • Tightening US fiscal belt   Tuesday, 17 Mar 2015 | 8:17 AM ET
    Tightening US fiscal belt

    Mitch Daniels, Purdue University president, discusses how the nation's growing debt is "eating" the discretionary part of the budget and leaving less money for education and things that are important for our economic future.