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  • SPR Release Impact     Friday, 24 Jun 2011 | 8:07 AM ET

    Was the oil release a political move? Insight on what the government needs to do to develop a viable energy policy, with Frank Glaviano, former Shell America's region production VP; and Gordon Bethune, former Continental Airlines chairman/CEO.

  • Gingrich on Jobs and Auditing the Fed     Friday, 24 Jun 2011 | 7:07 AM ET

    Reaction to the Obama Administration's move to tap world oil reserves, as well as his plans to reshape Fed policy and lead the nation back on the path to prosperity, with Newt Gingrich, GOP presidential candidate.

  • SPR: The New QE2?     Friday, 24 Jun 2011 | 6:39 AM ET

    Is the release of 30 million barrels from U.S. reserves the new quantitative easing, with Ashraf Laidi, Intermarket Strategy CEO.

  • Farr: Greece—This is Getting Ridiculous! Wednesday, 22 Jun 2011 | 11:00 AM ET

    Greece is the bad penny that keeps cropping up at inconvenient moments. We’d desperately like to forget Greece. Farr has been writing about it for 18 months with all of these depressing comments, and it seems to be among the things blamed for market down days.

  • Did Govt. Stimulus Work?     Tuesday, 21 Jun 2011 | 7:52 PM ET

    Discussing whether stimulus did more harm than good, with Jared Bernstein, Center on Budget & Policy Priorities, and Rep. Jason Chaffetz, (R-UT).

  • 'Longest Day' for Europe as Greek Vote Looms: Analyst Tuesday, 21 Jun 2011 | 2:49 AM ET
    The former Greek Prime Minister, George Papandreou

    Tuesday will be the 'longest day' in Europe, John M. Hydeskov, chief analyst at Danske Markets in London, told CNBC Tuesday morning.

  • Time to Reform Social Security?     Friday, 17 Jun 2011 | 2:08 PM ET

    Discussing who wins and loses in the fight to keep Social Security intact for retirees, with James Pethokoukis, Reuters Money & Politics; David Certner, AARP; and CNBC's Steve Liesman and John Harwood

  • Poll: U.S. Energy Policy Monday, 13 Jun 2011 | 10:47 AM ET

    Much has changed since the last major piece of energy legislation in 2005.

  • Detroit Readies Hydrogen-Car Push Monday, 13 Jun 2011 | 10:00 AM ET
    Chrysler's ecoVoyager concept car unveiled at the Detroit Auto Show.The ecoVoyager mates an lithium-ion battery pack to an advanced hydrogen fuel cell, resulting in a vehicle with a range of more than 300 miles that emits nothing from the tailpipe but water vapor.

    Automakers are gearing up for mass-market production of hydrogen-powered cars starting in 2015, but the fuel-cell technology has plenty of skeptics, including President Barack Obama.

  • Is QE3 on the Way?     Friday, 10 Jun 2011 | 1:10 PM ET

    Discussing whether the government will issue another round of quantitative easing, with Ira Epstein, the Linn Group.

  • Beijing Must Avoid Giant Pop in House Prices Sunday, 5 Jun 2011 | 9:36 PM ET
    Apartments in China

    Housing construction is such a driver of the Chinese economy that if a real estate bubble were to burst the resulting shock could see economic growth fall to the low single digits. The FT reports.

  • Money, Politics & Fear     Friday, 3 Jun 2011 | 2:00 PM ET

    Discussing whether today's jobs report is an indication of poor political policy, with James Pethokoukis, Reuters Money & Politics; Karen Finney, MSNBC political analyst; and CNBC's Steve Liesman.

  • Auto Bailout: Good for Jobs & Markets?     Friday, 3 Jun 2011 | 1:33 PM ET

    A panel of experts discusses the government's intervention in the auto industry and whether it was good for jobs and the market, with David Goerz, Highmark Capital; Jeremy Zirin, UBS; Marc Morial, National Urban League; Ron Christie, Christie Strategies; and CNBC's John Harwood.

  • It's All About Jobs!     Friday, 3 Jun 2011 | 1:15 PM ET

    Discussing whether government spending is killing or creating jobs, with Ron Christie, Christie Strategies; Marc Morial, National Urban League; David Goerz, Highmark Capital Management; Jeremy Zirin, UBS Wealth Management Research Americas; and CNBC's John Harwood.

  • UK Care Home Companies in Critical Condition Thursday, 2 Jun 2011 | 3:35 AM ET

    The UK's care homes system is under the microscope as Southern Cross, its biggest care homes company, teeters on the brink of collapse.

  • China Land Price Fall Threatens Local Finances Wednesday, 1 Jun 2011 | 9:44 PM ET
    Apartment buildings in Liaoning Province, China.

    If recent land auctions across China are anything to go by, then Beijing’s efforts to cool the country’s sizzling residential property market are finally beginning to work after a year of moral suasion and threats to local governments, banks and developers. The FT reports.

  • Obama's Victory Lap     Tuesday, 31 May 2011 | 2:26 PM ET

    CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports on President Obama's trip to Detroit today, on the heels of the successful auto bailouts. But is it one lap too many?

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  • Electronic Health Records Go Global     Friday, 27 May 2011 | 4:23 PM ET

    The U.S. government is paying doctors to go online. A look at the new technology, and growth opportunities in the industry, with Glen Tullman, Allscripts CEO.

  • Rep. Barney Frank on Debt Ceiling     Wednesday, 25 May 2011 | 4:30 PM ET

    Rep. Barney Frank, (D-Mass.) weighs in on the potential of a U.S. government default, raising the debt limit, the possibility of Medicare cuts and his ideas for where the country can trim budgetary fat.

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