• Driving U.S. Growth     Tuesday, 12 Apr 2011 | 11:42 AM ET

    Meg Whitman, former eBay CEO, lays out a plan to drive the U.S. economy towards four percent GDP growth.

  • US Capitol Building with cash

    President Obama and Congressional Republicans are tabling proposals to balance the budget, and Americans have a right to be skeptical.

  • Small Biz Sentiment     Tuesday, 12 Apr 2011 | 7:30 AM ET

    A new survey finds that small business owners are pretty pessimistic about the current economic and business climate. In fact, "everyone became more pessimistic in March," says William Dunkelberg, chief economist at the National Federation of Independent Business.

  • Top of the Morning     Tuesday, 12 Apr 2011 | 6:00 AM ET

    Discussing the government cuts, whether the debt limit will be raised, and Alcoa earnings. Also, a debate on taxes, trickle-down economics, the nuclear situation in Japan gets worse, and major Asian markets sell off as a result. Guests: Andrew Ross Sorkin, The New York Times and CNBC's Guy Johnson.

  • Bet on M&A, Not Consumer Spending: Strategist Tuesday, 12 Apr 2011 | 4:45 AM ET

    Rising commodity prices mean investors should stay clear of consumer discretionary stocks, according to Nomura strategist Ian Scott.

  • Debt Ceiling Marks Round Two of Budget Battle Tuesday, 12 Apr 2011 | 3:47 AM ET
    President Barack Obama

    President Obama and Congress reached an 11th hour deal on the budget on Friday night that averted am embarrassing shutdown of government services, but the battle over spending is only just beginning, according to Signe Roed-Frederiksen, a senior analyst at Danske Bank in Copenhagen.

  • Obama to Call for Broad Plan to Reduce Debt Monday, 11 Apr 2011 | 1:20 PM ET
    Barack Obama

    President Obama will call this week for Republicans to join him in writing a broad plan to raise revenues and reduce the growth of popular entitlement programs, the New York Times reports.

  • Why Do People Cheat on Their Taxes? Monday, 11 Apr 2011 | 11:23 AM ET

    Benjamin Franklin famously remarked that nothing in this world is certain but death and taxes. But what would Franklin have said about the tax gap, the difference between the amount of tax due to the federal government and the amount taxpayers actually pay?

  • Tuesday, analysts expect the Commerce Department to report the deficit on international trade in goods and services was $44.0 billion in February, up from $27 billion in mid-2009, when the economic recovery began.

  • UK Financial Services Sector Responds to Reforms Monday, 11 Apr 2011 | 8:36 AM ET

    The UK banking industry has begun to respond to the Independent Commission on Banking (ICB) interim report into the future framework within which they would have to work if they want to remain headquartered in the UK.

  • Next on the Agenda for Washington: Fight Over Debt Sunday, 10 Apr 2011 | 10:35 AM ET

    The struggle over cuts to this year’s federal budget has intensified concern in Washington, and elsewhere about the bigger clash coming over increasing the government’s borrowing limit, the New York Times reports.

  • Shutdown Threat Is Not All that Ails the Dollar Friday, 8 Apr 2011 | 5:28 PM ET

    Washington shutdown fears are sinking the U.S. dollar, according to some news reports. Surely there’s something to this, as investor confusion rises and confidence falls, and as Washington seems to be gridlocked over a few billion dollars.

  • Can Bad Credit Still Cost You a Job? Friday, 8 Apr 2011 | 3:18 PM ET

    The recession left a lot of people with bad credit — even people that previously had sterling credit. So, are hiring managers now willing to overlook bad credit or can it still cost you a job?

  • Conrad Says Social Issues Holdup     Friday, 8 Apr 2011 | 8:32 AM ET

    Sen. Kent Conrad (D-N.D.) discusses what's holding up the budget agreement, and says using Federal funds for abortion is illegal, so there's no reason to keep this spending bill from moving through Congress and the Senate.

  • The Department of Justice said Thursday that it is seeking an order from a federal court in San Francisco to authorize the IRS to ask for information from the global bank HSBC about Americans who may be hiding money in offshore accounts in India to dodge taxes.

  • Dept. of Justice Seeks Records     Thursday, 7 Apr 2011 | 1:52 PM ET

    CNBC's Eamon Javers reports the Department of Justice has requested a court allow the IRS to seek HSBC India account records to help identify tax evaders.

  • Morici: The Tragedy of the Budget Impasse Thursday, 7 Apr 2011 | 9:48 AM ET
    U.S. President Barack Obama speaks to the press after a meeting with Congressional leaders at the White House April 6, 2011 in Washington, DC. President Barack Obama met with Senate Majority Leader Senator Harry Reid (D-NV) and Speaker of the House Leader Representative John Boehner (R-OH) to break a stalemate in budget negotiations between the White House and Congress which could force the federal government to close on Friday.

    If the government shuts down, the Republicans will likely get the blame but the American people will be the losers.

  • Budget Fight     Thursday, 7 Apr 2011 | 9:21 AM ET

    CNBC's John Harwood discusses the fight to pass a Federal budget and says if there's a reason the two sides don't reach an agreement, it will likely be because the Tea Party contingent refuses to compromise.

  • Time for Tax Reform     Wednesday, 6 Apr 2011 | 7:30 PM ET

    In a CNBC exclusive interview, House Ways & Means Chairman, Rep. Dave Camp (R-MI) and Former White House Chief of Staff & Treasury Secretary for Pres. Ronald Reagan, James Baker, discuss why now is the time for comprehensive tax reform & why fixing the tax code will be a pro-growth policy for the U.S. economy.

  • Gridlock: Good for Stocks?     Wednesday, 6 Apr 2011 | 4:15 PM ET

    An update on the budget battle showdown and insight on the potential impact of a possible government shutdown on equity markets, with Chuck Gabriel, Capital Alpha Partners; Keith Wirtz, Fifth Third Asset Management, and CNBC's Hampton Pearson.

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