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  • Cease-fire: Financial assistance trumps military   Monday, 16 Feb 2015 | 5:45 AM ET
    Cease-fire: Financial assistance trumps military

    Barry Eichengreen, professor of economics and political science at Berkeley University, says that meaningful financial assistance for Ukraine would be more effective than military intervention from the West.

  • Jan 26- New Jersey Governor Chris Christie and his supporters have formed a political-action committee ahead of a likely bid for president, adding a third well-known Republican figure to the fight for campaign funds among the party's core donor class, the Wall Street Journal reported. The PAC signals increased competition for the same set of large-dollar...

  • Jan 26- New Jersey Governor Chris Christie and his supporters have formed a political-action committee ahead of a likely bid for president, adding a third well-known Republican figure to the fight for campaign funds among the party's core donor class, the Wall Street Journal reported. The PAC signals increased competition for the same set of large-dollar...

  • Jan 26- New Jersey Governor Chris Christie and his supporters have formed a political-action committee ahead of a likely bid for president, adding a third well-known Republican figure to the fight for campaign funds among the party's core donor class, the Wall Street Journal reported.

  • The ripple effects of a 'Grexit'   Monday, 19 Jan 2015 | 11:20 AM ET
    The ripple effects of a 'Grexit'

    How would a "Grexit" impact other countries? Hans-Werner Sinn, president of the Ifo Institute for Economic Research in Germany, explains why it wouldn't be such "a major disturbance."

  • Billionaire Steyer picks fights with Kochs, Rubio Tuesday, 20 May 2014 | 5:16 PM ET
    Tom Steyer

    Billionaire Tom Steyer has been picking a lot of political fights over climate change recently.

  • Goolsbee: Sequester Will Trim Growth by 0.5% to 1% This Year

    Austan Goolsbee, University of Chicago Booth School of Business, warns that growth will go down and unemployment will go up as a result of these forced budget cuts.

  • Political Stalemate in Washington   Monday, 3 Dec 2012 | 1:10 PM ET
    Political Stalemate in Washington

    At the end of the year, tax rates are scheduled to increase on all Americans, with CNBC's John Harwood.

  • Efforts to Curb Social Spending Face Resistance Tuesday, 27 Nov 2012 | 10:43 AM ET
    Efforts to Curb Social Spending Face Resistance

    Emboldened by gains in Congress, Democrats appear less willing to compromise in “fiscal cliff" talks on cuts to entitlement programs like Medicare and Social Security, The New York Times reports.

  • Don’t Go Wobbly on Economy, GOP

    The party must come to grips with the 'demographic realities' reshaping the US electorate and devise new strategies for connecting with growing populations of minorities, single women, and youth, the Christian Science Monitor reports.

  • Romney Blames Loss on Obama’s ‘Gifts’ to Minorities and Young Voters

    Mitt Romney attributed President Obama's victory in part to big policy "gifts" for African-American, Hispanic and young voters, The New York Times reports.

  • Result Won’t Limit Campaign Money Any More Than Ruling Did

    The re-election of President Obama did not presage an end to the deregulated fund-raising unleashed by Citizens United; it most likely will encourage reinforced the practice, The New York Times reports.

  • Business Chiefs Step Gingerly Into a Thorny Budget Fight

    The business leaders could play a crucial role in shaping decisions on tax policy, including whether corporate tax rates go down even as individuals pay more, the New York Times reports.

  • In Debt Talks, Obama Is Ready to Go Beyond Beltway Monday, 12 Nov 2012 | 4:15 AM ET
    In Debt Talks, Obama Is Ready to Go Beyond Beltway

    President Obama, emboldened by his decisive re-election, is looking to the budget talks this week as a second chance to end gridlock in Washington, the New York Times reports.

  • Obama to Insist on Tax Increase for Rich Saturday, 10 Nov 2012 | 8:56 AM ET
    Obama Re-elected as Crucial Ohio Goes His Way

    President Obama said Friday that he would insist that tax increases on affluent Americans be part of any agreement to avoid a year-end fiscal crisis. The New York Times reports.

  • Demographic Shift Brings New Worry for Republicans Thursday, 8 Nov 2012 | 5:05 AM ET
    Don’t Go Wobbly on Economy, GOP

    The Republicans’ Southern strategy, of appealing mostly to white voters, appears to have run into a demographic wall, The New York Times reports.

  • Obama Victory Fails to Thrill European Business Thursday, 8 Nov 2012 | 2:12 AM ET
    Asian Investors Breathe Sigh of Relief as Obama Wins

    European citizens and political leaders welcomed President Barack Obama’s re-election Wednesday. European money was less enthusiastic, the New York Times reports.

  • On Wall Street, Time to Mend Fences With Obama Wednesday, 7 Nov 2012 | 11:26 PM ET
    President Obama  speaks Dec. 6, 2012, while visiting a home in northern Virginia to discuss his plan to extend tax cuts for 98 percent of Americans.

    With the presidential election over, Wall Street titans who supported Mitt Romney now face the prospect of having to mend fences with the Obama administration.  The New York Times reports.

  • Former Chrysler CEO Talks Political Unity & Jobs   Wednesday, 7 Nov 2012 | 4:28 PM ET
    Former Chrysler CEO Talks Political Unity & Jobs

    Robert Nardelli, XLR-8 founder & CEO and former Chrysler CEO, says both parties need to come together on job creation and energy policies, and discusses ways in which we can fix our economy and add jobs.

  • For Investors, More Fed Easing, Cliff ‘Heart Attack’ Wednesday, 7 Nov 2012 | 11:26 AM ET
    For Investors, More Fed Easing, Cliff ‘Heart Attack’

    An election that was supposed to be about change actually could end up being an intensified dose of more of the same for investors.