Government Agencies


  • Santelli on MF Customers vs. JPM Shareholders     Tuesday, 29 May 2012 | 11:22 AM ET

    Why didn't the Department of Justice or FBI intercept the problems at MF Global and JPMorgan before the companies inflicted huge losses on investors? CNBC's Rick Santell and James Koutoulas, Commodity Customer Coalition co-founder, weigh in.

  • Fraud Whistleblowers: Uncle Sam Wants You Thursday, 24 May 2012 | 2:46 PM ET
    Department of Justice

    U.S. authorities are ratcheting up their investigation of residential mortgage-backed securities — the bundles of mortgages that were at the heart of the 2008 financial crisis. And they are appealing to the public for help.

  • Should the Government Fund Start-Ups?     Wednesday, 23 May 2012 | 4:49 PM ET

    Representative Dan Lipinski, (D-IL), discusses the government's efforts to fund potential start-ups with tax dollars through The National Science Foundation I-Corps program.

  • Market Outlook: Austerity, Europe & Fiscal Cliff     Wednesday, 23 May 2012 | 3:31 PM ET

    Pietro Nivola, Brookings Institute and Dan Mitchell, Cato Institute debate whether government dysfunction is preferable to austerity and the impact the fiscal cliff would have on the economy.

  • Can Government Innovation Grow the Economy?     Wednesday, 23 May 2012 | 2:43 PM ET

    Discussing whether the government's efforts for public innovation will help grow the economy, with Dedric Carter, National Science Foundation.

  • Morgan Stanley Under Government Scrutiny     Wednesday, 23 May 2012 | 9:46 AM ET

    CNBC's Kayla Tausche reports the government is getting to the bottom of the Facebook fallout and much of the attention is turning to underwriter, Morgan Stanley.

  • Can Government Innovation Spur Growth?     Wednesday, 23 May 2012 | 8:40 AM ET

    Steve Blank, Stanford University lecturer, discusses how to build successful companies through the "National Science Foundation's I-Corps" program, that's a government-private sector partnership.

  • FCC Chairman on Spectrum Crunch & TV Everywhere     Tuesday, 22 May 2012 | 11:51 AM ET

    Julius Genachowski, FCC chairman, discusses how the agency plans to find easier ways to enforce regulations and put incentives in place to free up unused spectrum, with CNBC's Julia Boorstin.

  • Here's the Bottom Line on Airline Fees     Thursday, 17 May 2012 | 11:13 AM ET

    CNBC's Phil LeBeau breaks down the new data out from the Department of Transportation on airline fees.

  • CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports the Pentagon announces new safety precautions for its F-22 fighter jets after pilots experienced symptoms of oxygen deprivation.

  • The FBI's Corporate Espionage Campaign     Friday, 11 May 2012 | 7:44 PM ET

    The FBI launches a campaign to have the public help catch corporate spies. CNBC's Eamon Javers reports the details.

  • A Shock From JPMorgan Is New Fodder for Reformers Friday, 11 May 2012 | 4:26 AM ET
    JP Morgan Chase

    JPMorgan Chase’s $2 billion trading loss, which was disclosed on Thursday, could give supporters of tighter industry regulation a huge new piece of ammunition as they fight a last-ditch battle with the banks over new federal rules that may redefine how banks do business. The New York Times reports.

  • Is Shy Bladder Syndrome a Disability?     Thursday, 10 May 2012 | 7:40 PM ET

    Should paruresis or shy bladder syndrome qualify as a federally regulated disability? Matt Lewis, Daily Caller senior contributor, weighs in.

  • US Agriculture Secretary on Food Safety     Wednesday, 9 May 2012 | 2:15 PM ET

    Concerns about mad cow disease and "pink slime" are raising recent questions about food safety. Tom Vilsack, U.S. Secretary of Agriculture, offers insight.

  • Boehner: Would Like to See Top Tax Rate of 25% Tuesday, 8 May 2012 | 5:54 PM ET
    U.S. Minority Leader Rep. John Boehner

    House Speaker John Boehner told CNBC he would like to see a top tax rate of 25 percent and warned that the United States had no alternative but to reduce its $16 trillion debt.

  • Indiana's Lugar in Fight as Voters Decide 4 Primaries Tuesday, 8 May 2012 | 11:08 AM ET
    Senator Richard Lugar

    With Mitt Romney expected to coast to victory in three GOP presidential primaries, Indiana Senator Richard Lugar's re-election fight is the highest-profile contest in four states.

  • Cramer: Learn to Love Government Bailouts     Monday, 7 May 2012 | 6:15 PM ET

    Mad Money's Cramer discusses how the government plans to unwind its TARP assets, and whether there is value in shares of AIG.

  • US Supreme Court Ruling Key to Cigna Trade Monday, 7 May 2012 | 6:29 AM ET

    Someone is looking for a big move in Cigna. The health insurer’s last earnings report missed estimates, but the company did raise full-year guidance. An even bigger catalyst is expected in June, when the U.S. Supreme Court will rule on the constitutionality of national health care.

  • Time to Abolish the TSA?     Thursday, 3 May 2012 | 7:51 PM ET

    Rep. Loretta Sanchez, (D-CA) and Rep. John Mica, (R-FL), discuss whether it is time to shut down the Transportation Security Administration.

  • Progress Is Seen in Advancing a Final Volcker Rule Thursday, 3 May 2012 | 2:30 AM ET
    Wall Street sign

    A major new rule that has drawn the ire of Wall Street is on track for completion sooner than some bankers had expected, dashing the hopes of financial industry lobbyists, who have pressed for a delay. The NYT reports.