Glenn Hubbard, Columbia Business School dean, explains why he believes a balanced approach is the best way to fix our nation's debt problem and encourage economic growth.» Read More
Glenn Hubbard, Columbia Business School dean, explains why he believes a balanced approach is the best way to fix our nation's debt problem and encourage economic growth.
The chances of a deal between Democratic and Republican lawmakers that would overhaul the U.S. tax system, trim government spending and reform safety net spending programs appear to be fading.
When it comes to shareholder votes, the running tallies are a closely guarded secret - now, that protocol has changed, the NYT reports.
CNBC's Rick Santelli explains the need for balance when deciphering budget deficits; natural gas supplies; and IRS snooping on conservative groups.
Shrinking deficit productions are causing the Street to rethink the Fed's QE program, reports CNBC's Steve Liesman.
The Treasury is criticizing senior IRS leaders for poor management of a policy that compromised the tax agency's political impartiality. And the Congressional Budget Office projects a deficit of $642 billion for fiscal year 2013, that's down $200 billion, reports CNBC's John Harwood.
The U.S. government’s annual deficit is shrinking far faster than expected, and faster than many economists think is advisable for the health of the economy, the NYT reports.
The Congressional Budget Office lowered its projection for the 2013 US deficit amid higher taxes and better-than-expected bailout repayments.
Ben White, POLITICO; Allan Sloan, Fortune; and Aaron Task, Yahoo! Finance, discuss Carl Icahn and Southeastern's recent offer for Dell.
CNBC's Steve Liesman shares highlights of his interview with Treasury Secretary Jack Lew, about Europe's economic problems and getting Congress and the White House to strike a deal on the budget.
Ben White, POLITICO; Allan Sloan, Fortune; and Aaron Task, Yahoo! Finance, discuss, whether the Fed's monetary policy is working.
Ben White, POLITICO; Allan Sloan, Fortune; and Aaron Task, Yahoo! Finance, discuss Carl Icahn's bid for Dell, the move to split the roles of chairman and CEO at JPMorgan.
"The sequester is a drip, drip, drip, not a slammed door," said Rep. Steny Hoyer, (D-MD), discussing the stalled budget bill in Congress, and the Internet sales tax.
Taxes paid by the top earners are putting the U.S. back in the black, according to the Congressional Budget Office.
Recently published health care figures from the federal government confirm what health advocates have been screaming about for years: charges vary enormously, NBC News reports.
April's U.S. budget surplus was bigger than a year ago and the government ran a much smaller deficit in the first seven months of the year, the CBO said.
Steven Rattner, Willett Advisors chairman, discusses how the budget stalemate in Congress is impacting the economy and markets.
Warren Buffett, Berkshire Hathaway, chairman & CEO, talks with CNBC's Becky Quick about the nation's budget problems and why he believes a "tax holiday" will push investment abroad.
Advocates on both sides of the aisle want to lower the official corporate tax rate and the country's biggest companies are in favor, but how? NYT reports.
Ronald Perelman, MacAndrews & Forbes chairman & CEO; Glenn Hubbard, Columbia Business School dean; and CNBC's Robert Frank discuss whether higher taxes will solve the nation's fiscal problems and weigh in on limiting the size of banks.