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  • Phase out gas tax: Pethokoukis  Monday, 8 Dec 2014 | 2:15 PM ET

    Debating whether the gas tax should be raised, with CNBC contributor James Pethokoukis and Ed Rendell, former Governor of Pennsylvania.

  • Obama talks taxes, oil and more  Thursday, 4 Dec 2014 | 8:04 AM ET

    Steven Rattner, Willett Advisors chairman, shares his thoughts on President Obama's remarks on Wednesday to top executives about tax reform, infrastructure investing, oil's slide and the fallout of gridlock.

  • Pres. Obama: Votes on gas tax really tough  Wednesday, 3 Dec 2014 | 12:26 PM ET

    President Obama responds to wide concern over deteriorating US infrastructure of highways and bridges, and whether there's an opportunity for bipartisan success.

  • CAT CEO's simple math: 3% growth equals jobs  Wednesday, 3 Dec 2014 | 6:53 AM ET

    Doug Oberhelman, Caterpillar chairman & CEO, explains how infrastructure and education can drive growth and create jobs.

  • 35 new cities join 100 Resilient Cities network  Wednesday, 3 Dec 2014 | 12:23 AM ET

    Michael Berkowitz, President at 100 Resilient Cities, a $100 million project, describes challenges faced by Asian heavyweights India and China in managing infrastructure.

  • Time to hike gas tax?  Tuesday, 2 Dec 2014 | 8:32 AM ET

    Grover Norquist, Americans for Tax Reform, and former Gov. Ed Rendell, (D-Pa.), debate whether now is the right time to raise the Federal gas tax in order to finance the rebuilding of the nation's crumbling infrastructure.

  • Pro: Early stages of global infrastructure build  Wednesday, 26 Nov 2014 | 3:29 PM ET

    Topping the benchmark, Josh Duitz, Alpine Funds, explains why investors should own infrastructure plays around the world via AIFRX.

  • Who benefits from Indonesia's fuel subsidy cut?  Monday, 17 Nov 2014 | 10:44 PM ET

    Sarina Lesmina, Head of Research for Indonesia at CLSA, says the cut in fuel subsidies will likely boost infrastructure, which will benefit cement producers and the construction sector.

  • Michel Sapin, Finance Minister of France, says investments in infrastructure will enable the country to stimulate and "deeply modernize" its economy.

  • What's on the agenda at the G-20 Summit  Thursday, 13 Nov 2014 | 6:39 PM ET

    The promotion of global growth, along with an infrastructure initiative, will be top priorities at the G-20 Summit, says Steve Ciobo Parliamentary Secretary to the Treasurer, Australia.

  • Why you can’t believe all the bad stuff about China Wednesday, 12 Nov 2014 | 5:45 PM ET
    Construction in the inner Mongolian city of Ordos.

    China's economic risks may keep market watchers up at night, but at least one analyst believes the bugbears are reasons to be bullish.

  • Drill, baby—or don't. Future may bring fewer rigs Tuesday, 11 Nov 2014 | 11:45 AM ET
    An oil-drilling rig operates on Sept. 26, 2014 near Walle, Germany.

    Some big energy companies are showing signs of pulling back on capital expenditures, according to a report in Oilprice.com.

  • Santelli Exchange: Infrastructure myths  Monday, 10 Nov 2014 | 10:44 AM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli and David Stockman, former OMB Director under President Reagan, discuss the truth behind infrastructure spending.

  • NEW YORK, Nov 7- A decision by the U.S. aviation regulator has moved forward plans by a small Georgia airport to begin commercial airline service, despite strong opposition by Delta Air Lines and the city of Atlanta, the local county authority said on Friday. The approval by the Federal Aviation Authority, related to the handling of federal grants for the Paulding...

  • Google slashes cloud platform prices ... again Tuesday, 4 Nov 2014 | 2:40 PM ET
    Urs Holzle, Senior Vice President for Technical Infrastructure at Google, speaks on the Google Cloud Platform during the Google I/O Developers Conference on June 25, 2014 in San Francisco.

    Google unveiled a slew of new cloud features on Tuesday and announced a new round of price cuts for some of its corporate cloud services.

  • The Middle Eastern nation whose economy is zooming Friday, 31 Oct 2014 | 12:10 PM ET
    Egyptian women are seen as they buy vegetables in an open-air marketplace in Cairo, Egypt on September 23, 2014.

    A year after violence crushed Egypt, a different picture is emerging as investment is flowing into the country again and GDP may be back on track.

  • SAN JUAN, Oct 30- Puerto Rico will begin overhauling its tax system and financially shoring up its highways and transportation authority in coming months, commonwealth officials said on Thursday, as the commonwealth fights to gain budget stability. Under the reforms, which were designed in consultation with KPMG at a cost of $4.7 million, Puerto Rico would...

  • The need for an Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank  Monday, 20 Oct 2014 | 11:13 PM ET

    Sri Mulyani Indrawati, Managing Director and Chief Operating Officer at the World Bank, explains why Asia is in dire need of infrastructure investment.

  • Time to invest in infrastructure: Wesley Clark Wednesday, 15 Oct 2014 | 10:18 AM ET
    Wesley Clark

    There's a lot of money sitting on the sidelines of the global economy. Let's put it to work to benefit all, says Ret. Gen. Wesley Clark.

  • CHICAGO, Oct 13- Shares of No. 3 U.S. railroad CSX Corp rose nearly 10 percent on Monday following a report of a rebuffed takeover bid by Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd, but analysts said any such deal would face significant regulatory and other hurdles. The Wall Street Journal reported on Sunday that the No. 2 Canadian railroad made a bid last week for Jacksonville,...