• Tax the Rich?     Thursday, 30 Jun 2011 | 1:42 PM ET

    Debating whether it makes sense to tax the wealthiest Americans, with Christian Weller, Center for American Progress, and Daniel Mitchell, CATO Institute.

  • $99 Million ATM Receipt     Thursday, 30 Jun 2011 | 12:27 PM ET

    Weighing in on a $99 million ATM receipt, and whether it's a good idea to tax hedge funds, with Leon Cooperman, Omega Advisors chairman/CEO.

  • Hiking Hedge Fund Taxes: No Help to the Deficit Thursday, 30 Jun 2011 | 11:52 AM ET
    President Barack Obama

    Yesterday, President Barack Obama proposed killing a quirk of the tax code that allows managers of hedge funds to pay lower tax rates on a substantial portion of their compensation. Unfortunately, the tax hike is unlikely to do very much to close the federal government’s budget deficit.

  • Will Tax "Hikes" Cost Jobs?     Thursday, 30 Jun 2011 | 11:30 AM ET

    Are Obama's plans to close loopholes, let tax breaks expire and increase taxes on the wealthy job-killing measures? Discussing whether higher taxes can help cut the deficit, with Ben Ferguson, ICON Radio Network, and Greg Valliere, Potomac Research Group.

  • Debt Deal Grounds Senate Vacation Plans     Thursday, 30 Jun 2011 | 11:24 AM ET

    CNBC's Hampton Pearson reports the Senate has blown up its 4th of July vacation plans to work on the debt talks.

  • Taxing Corporate Jets     Thursday, 30 Jun 2011 | 11:24 AM ET

    Is it fair to tax corporate jets? A look at the impact of taxing corporate jets on the companies that sell or lease those planes, with Jay Duckson, Central Business Jets, Inc.

  • Default, Shutdown Avoidable If Debt Talks Fail Thursday, 30 Jun 2011 | 10:03 AM ET
    Treasury Building

    The United States does not have to default on its debt, and the Social Security and Medicare checks can go out even if Republicans and President Obama cannot strike a deal to raise the debt ceiling by August 2.

  • The Greek Cut     Thursday, 30 Jun 2011 | 9:45 AM ET

    Now comes the hard part for the Greek Parliament: deciding what gets cut in the newly passed austerity plan, with CNBC's Carolin Schober.

  • Greece's Short-Term Solution     Thursday, 30 Jun 2011 | 7:33 AM ET

    A look at market reaction to Greece's austerity plan and what the U.S. needs to do to gain its financial footing, with Shawn Matthews, Cantor Fitzgerald CEO, and Jon Corzine, MF Global chairman/CEO.

  • Greece & the U.S. Economy     Thursday, 30 Jun 2011 | 7:04 AM ET

    Discussing the many problems facing Greece and the U.S economy, now that QE2 is ending, with Jon Corzine, MF Global chairman/CEO.

  • Gloomy Consumers Hit UK Retailers Hard Thursday, 30 Jun 2011 | 5:45 AM ET

    The gloom which has descended on the British high street, with shop closures and well-known chains collapsing, is set to continue as consumers cut back, Mike Dennis, senior consumer analyst at MF Global, told CNBC Thursday.

  • Top Dogs Take Bigger Slice of Spoils Thursday, 30 Jun 2011 | 12:20 AM ET

    To adapt the exchange between Ernest Hemingway and his literary agent: the super-rich are very different from the rich. They have even more money, according to the FT.

  • Debt Ceiling Talks Hitting a Wall?     Wednesday, 29 Jun 2011 | 4:18 PM ET

    Reaction to Obama's speech on raising the debt ceiling and tackling the national debt, with John Allison, Business, Wake Forest University professor; Chris Krueger, MF Global; and CNBC's Steve Liesman.

  • Why Barack Obama's Hedge Fund Tax Hike Won't Work Wednesday, 29 Jun 2011 | 2:34 PM ET
    President Barack Obama

    Barack Obama’s plans to reduce the budget deficit by raising taxes on hedge fund managers show that he’s more interested in political theater than responsibly dealing with the budget.

  • A Peek Inside Greece Austerity Bill     Wednesday, 29 Jun 2011 | 2:26 PM ET

    CNBC.com's Jeff Cox takes a look at the cuts included in the newly passed Greece austerity bill.

  • Is There a Fix for the Economy?     Wednesday, 29 Jun 2011 | 2:13 PM ET

    Weighing in on the results of CNBC's All America Survey and how to fix the economy, with James Pethokoukis, Reuters BreakingViews; Karen Finney, former DNC communications director, and CNBC's Steve Liesman.

  • GOP Reaction to Obama Speech     Wednesday, 29 Jun 2011 | 1:20 PM ET

    Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison, (R-TX) with Republican response to Obama's plan to raise the debt ceiling.

  • Tax Hike for Super-Rich?     Wednesday, 29 Jun 2011 | 1:16 PM ET

    Outlining President Obama's economic plan, and why the burden of lowering the deficit shouldn't just be on seniors and middle class, with Gene Sperling, National Economic Council director. "

  • National Debt: CNBC Explains Wednesday, 29 Jun 2011 | 12:51 PM ET

    The U.S. debt is at record levels as  economists and politicians warn about the dangers it poses for the country. So what is the debt and how does it effect you? Here are some basics.

  • Reaction to Obama's Speech     Wednesday, 29 Jun 2011 | 12:46 PM ET

    The Fast Money traders with reaction to the president's speech on raising the nation's debt ceiling and its impact on the markets, with Eamon Javers.

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