The head of the Federal Reserve, Janet Yellen, vowed to do all that she can to bolster a U.S. economy that is still weak.» Read More
Glenn Hutchins, Silver Lake Partners co-founder, shares his perspective on why security issues like those surrounding Target's data breach is going to be an ongoing problem within the retail sector. And weighs in on efforts to improve the nation's fiscal and monetary policies.
West Virginia Gov. declared a state of emergency in several counties because of a chemical spill into the Elk River.
Facing another government shutdown deadline, budget negotiators may need a few more days to resolve differences over a $1 trillion spending bill.
Here's what's lawmakers are expected to focus on as they return to Capitol Hill.
Former Deputy Treasury Secretary Neal Wolin, shares his thoughts on the budget deal worked out between Rep. Paul Ryan,(R-WI), and Sen. Patty Murray, (D-WA), and weighs in on what to expect from President Obama's agenda in 2014 and whether bipartisan bickering will continue.
Steve McMahon, Democratic strategist, and Chip Saltsman, Republican strategist, discuss the implementation of Obamacare as lawmakers battle to reach a bipartisan agreement on the debt limit.
Keith Boykin, CNBC contributor, and Kellyanne Conway, Republican strategist, provide a look at what's in store for lawmakers next year, as Congress grapples with the debt ceiling, Obamacare and jobs.
Phil Musser, Republican strategist, and Michael Feldman, Democratic strategist, share their thoughts on whether there is likely to be political fallout from the Affordable Care Act.
The Obama administration says the government may not be able to pay its bills as soon as February if lawmakers do not raise the federal debt ceiling.
Sen. Pat Toomy (R-PA), discusses concerns with Obamacare and the budget deal.
Senate approval of the budget deal could provide an opening for making progress next year on President Obama's stalled legislative agenda.
One day the market is going to wake up and say to Congress, you have a dysfunctional government, you're addicted to debt and the fiscal path you're on is not sustainable, says Erskine Bowles, Campaign to Fix the Debt co-founder, discussing the nation's looming deficit, with former Sen. Judd Gregg, (R-NH).
Former Sen. Judd Gregg, (R-NH), and Erskine Bowles, Campaign to Fix the Debt co-founder, share their thoughts on whether yesterday's budget deal goes far enough to reduce the nation's massive deficit. It is a step in the right direction but we still have the same big challenges to face, Bowles points out.
In an exclusive interview with Larry Kudlow, Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis., discusses the budget deal, the Fed's decision to taper, and veterans' pensions.
Ilian Mihov, Dean of INSEAD says tapering was overdue and the Fed should have been more aggressive in the scaling back of its asset purchase program.
Jason Furman, Council of Economic Advisers chairman, shares his thoughts on how the White House plans to expand the economy and protect the unemployed. The most important things we need to do is raise income for everyone; lower tax rates for businesses, and broaden the tax base, says Furman.
Although understanding the importance of avoiding another government shutdown, Sen. John Thunel, (R-SD), explains why he will be a 'no vote' tomorrow when the Senate votes for the proposed budget deal.
Don Warren, Columbia University associate professor, and Bill Kriston, The Weekly Standard, discuss the bipartisan budget deal and Paul Ryan success.
CNBC's Hampton Pearson reports which federal spending Sen. Tom Coburn believes was wasted by the government in 2013.
Wall Street now expects that the Federal Reserve will taper by February, according to the CNBC Fed Survey for December..