Two nominees to top Federal Reserve policymaking posts talked about the key goals for the U.S. central bank.» Read More
Rep. Paul Ryan, (R-WI), shares his thoughts on why raising the minimum wage could hinder job creation.
Rep. Paul Ryan, (R-WI), discusses his vote for the Employment Non-Discrimination Act, which provides basic protections against workplace discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation or gender.
Rep. Paul Ryan, (R-WI), shares his "pro-growth" ideas to lower tax rates on business and families and create jobs. Simplifying the tax code is clearly one of the best things we can do to create growth and jobs in this economy, says Ryan.
"This is a pay cut, pure and simple," a Navy veteran says of Chuck Hagel's proposed Defense cuts. NBC reports.
The U.S. spent more than $600 billion on its military forces in 2012, the latest figures available. Here's a look at where the money went.
Group of 20 finance leaders have yet to reach a conclusion on setting a numerical target for global growth.
A CNBC Fed Survey of Wall Street pros puts the total weather impact at about a third of a percentage point on the $16 trillion US economy.
Former Gov. Ed Rendell, (D-PA), and Jim Nussle, former OMB director, discuss the problems associated with the lingering debt-ceiling standoff in Congress, and share their thoughts on likely presidential prospects in 2016.
The unemployment rate has come down much more than anyone expected, says Jason Furman, chairman of the President's Council of Economic Advisers, discussing the latest numbers on jobs. The labor trend is moving in the right direction, says Furman.
The European Union will reportedly offer to lift tariffs on nearly all goods imported from the United States
Could the U.S. Treasury Department withhold tax refunds if a government default was near? Mark Patterson, Center for American Progress senior fellow, weighs in on the debt ceiling mess on Capitol Hill.
CNBC's John Harwood discusses the CBO's latest budget projections and says there's plenty of fodder for both Republicans and Democrats.
The Congressional Budget Office released its annual budget and economic outlook. CNBC's John Harwood reports the CBO projects the deficit will be $478 billion by 2015.
Another debt-ceiling deadline is due Friday, but this time lawmakers promise not to shut down the government. Morgan Stanley's lead director, Erskine Bowles, and former Sen. Judd Gregg, R-N.H., weigh in on how to fix the growing debt problem.
Labor Secretary Thomas Perez, discusses the importance of credentials to obtain middle class jobs.
President Obama won't hesitate to take executive action to move forward, says Labor Secretary Thomas Perez, sharing his thoughts on what he expects to hear tonight from President Obama's State of the Union address, which will include such topics as jobs creation; immigration reform, and fair wages.
CNBC's Fed Survey predicts the Fed will taper its asset buying with a $10 billion reduction at each of its meetings this year.
Congress should act as soon as possible and make sure there are no more self-inflicted wounds, says U.S. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew, discussing why lawmakers need to act in a timely manner to increase the nation's debt limit so the government can pay its bills.
Growth in factory activity in the US mid-Atlantic region gained momentum in January.
David Wessel, Brookings Institution and Glenn Hutchins, Silver Lake Partners co-founder, shares their thoughts on why Congress needs to fix the long-term deficit problem and redesign government benefit problems.