Financial Reform


  • Conflict Between Bank Reforms & Liquidity: Pro     Thursday, 6 Dec 2012 | 7:35 PM ET

    Patricia Jackson, Head of Financial Regulatory Advice for Europe, Middle East, India and Africa, Ernst & Young says there is currently a conflict between the need for growth through increased bank lending and the need for stability in the sector.

  • China's Growing Futures Market     Monday, 26 Nov 2012 | 7:20 PM ET

    Toby Lawson, Head of Financial Futures & Options and Cash Equities, at Newedge Asia Pacific explains the reforms China has undertaken to develop its futures market. He says full liberalization of the yuan is essential for more progress.

  • Expect China to Push Reforms: Pro     Wednesday, 14 Nov 2012 | 11:15 AM ET

    Jinny Yan, economist at Standard Chartered, tells CNBC the expected and desired result of China's new leadership is a reform agenda that will drive consumption growth.

  • The Real Cost of the 'Fiscal Cliff'     Tuesday, 13 Nov 2012 | 11:16 AM ET

    CNBC's Gary Kaminsky talks about the cost to business of implementing health care and tax reform, with Peter Baum, Essex Manufacturing Inc. CFO & COO.

  • Santelli: Revenues, Reforms & Random Money     Tuesday, 13 Nov 2012 | 11:11 AM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli weighs in on "rising above" the nation's fiscal problems and implementing "real" tax reform.

  • Julian Callow, chief international economist at Barclays, tells CNBC he is hopeful the outcome of the presidential election will end uncertainty in the market..

  • Will France Undertake 'Shock' Job Market Reforms? Tuesday, 6 Nov 2012 | 1:04 AM ET

    One of France's most high-profile business figures has released a report which could be the wake-up call many believe France’s economy needs – or could end up gathering dust on an Elysee shelf.

  • Greece’s Recovery Coming – But at a Cost Tuesday, 16 Oct 2012 | 5:25 AM ET

    Greece’s economy, in its fifth year of recession, is showing “tentative signs” of stabilization despite on-going political uncertainty, according to the latest research note from Credit Suisse. The bank pointed to increased industrial production and exports, as well as an improvement in competitiveness that is “well under way,” but also warned of the growing social cost.

  • We Should Debate Breaking Up Banks: Carlyle Pro Thursday, 9 Aug 2012 | 11:34 AM ET
    Carlyle Capital

    The managing director of private equity giant Carlyle Group says ending too big to fail is a debate the market needs to have.

  • Sandy Weill: The Guy Who Made the Bank Monster Wednesday, 25 Jul 2012 | 11:44 AM ET
    Sandy Weill

    So the inventor of the financial superstore has finally turned against his creation.

  • Ben Simpfendorfer, Managing Director of consultancy Silk Road Associates urges economic reform in China. He says stimulus measures only provide a temporary shortfall to fill the gap in demand, and that China needs to bring the private sector back into play.

  • Glenn Levine, Senior Economist at Moody's Analytics says the Indian Prime Minister may find it tough to push through reforms due to India's acrimonious political situation.

  • Rahul Bajoria, Regional Economist, Barclays says Manmohan Singh's post as India's Finance Minister gives him the opportunity to pass much-needed economic reforms and to restore investor confidence.

  • The Cheerios Effect Thursday, 14 Jun 2012 | 7:43 PM ET
    Bart Chilton | Commissioner U.S. Commodity Futures

    Ever noticed how breakfast cereal tends to cluster together when the milk is added? There's a lesson in there for how to handle the global economic crisis.

  • Bush Family Business: Political Dynasty     Monday, 11 Jun 2012 | 7:16 AM ET

    Jeb Bush, former Governor of Florida (R), and his son, George P. Bush, St. Augustine Partners, discuss ways to empower small business and the policy reforms needed to carry them out.

  • Santelli Rant on the Fed: Who's the 'Big Cheese'     Wednesday, 6 Jun 2012 | 11:10 AM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli weighs in on the Federal Reserve and reforms that could bring about growth and control costs. "Who's the big cheese? The big cheese isn't Ben Bernanke. The big cheese isn't Mario Draghi. The big cheese is Wisconsin," he says.

  • Diane Lin, Fund Manager, Pengana Capital says the tools that have been used to measure China's economic performance over the last decade won't be applicable in the coming ten years because of the structural changes taking place. She also explains why HSBC PMI data will continue to be weaker than government data.

  • China's Financial Reforms     Tuesday, 3 Apr 2012 | 9:05 PM ET

    Diane Lin, Fund Manager at Pengana Capital discusses China's move to expand its foreign investment quota.

  • Risks Rising for Troubled Spain: Citi Thursday, 29 Mar 2012 | 3:21 AM ET

    With the Greek debt issue finally off the agenda following the completion of its debt restructuring and the euro zone still basking in the glow of the European Central Bank’s long-term refinancing operation, which pumped a trillion euros into the banking system, attention has turned to Spain’s finances.

  • Republicans and the Ryan Plan     Friday, 23 Mar 2012 | 7:50 PM ET

    Debating the merits of Rep Paul Ryan's plan to cut taxes and implement entitlement reforms, with Keith Boykin, CNBC contributor; David Freddoso, Washington Examiner; and Joe Watkins, former George H. W. Bush White House aide.