GO
Loading...

Commentary

More

  • What the GOP needs to do to win elections again Wednesday, 6 Nov 2013 | 10:25 AM ET
    Workers pour concrete for a driveway of a new home at the Pulte Homes Fireside at Norterra-Skyline housing development in Phoenix, Arizona.

    The days of playing to "tax-and-spend" concerns may be over for the GOP. Here's what the party needs to do to start winning elections again.

  • China's new plan for growth—less governance? Tuesday, 5 Nov 2013 | 6:39 PM ET

    A long-awaited series of reforms is about to kick off in China that represent a paradigm shift — notably, less government involvement in the economy, says research director Dan Steinbock.

  • Cancer patient: I'm losing my insurance Tuesday, 5 Nov 2013 | 8:05 AM ET

    Obamacare first-person series: A registered nurse and cancer patients gets a cancellation notice and worries about what happens next.

  • We're trapped in an economic 'Groundhog Day' Tuesday, 5 Nov 2013 | 3:30 PM ET
    Alan Zafran

    The Fed, Congress and CEOs are trapped in their very own "Groundhog Day," according to YPO Chief Executive Network member Alan Zafran.

  • What is the Fed talking about? Tuesday, 5 Nov 2013 | 12:25 PM ET

    In this edition of “What’s Cookin’ with Kenny,” Kenny makes champagne chicken—and wonders if the Fed is dressing up its recipe for the economy.

  • Are we drowning in stocks? Tuesday, 5 Nov 2013 | 1:11 PM ET
    A trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Market bubbles rarely occur when the consensus is worried about bubbles, said trader Michael Farr.

  • The real special thing about banks Tuesday, 5 Nov 2013 | 1:23 AM ET
    Canary Wharf, London

    The instant access bank deposit is one of the unsung heroes of the global economy because it enables world commerce to expand.

  • I'm 16 and I think all teens NEED Facebook Monday, 4 Nov 2013 | 2:24 PM ET

    You know that 13-year old who said none of her friends use Facebook? This 16-year old has a message for her: When you get to high school, you're gonna NEED a Facebook page!

  • Fed taper in 2014? That's just 'wishful thinking' Monday, 4 Nov 2013 | 8:50 AM ET
    Janet Yellen

    The idea that "extreme dove" Janet Yellen would taper soon after taking the helm of the Fed is just "wishful thinking," said Peter Schiff,CEO of Euro Pacific Capital.

  • I can keep my health-care plan? Not true! Monday, 4 Nov 2013 | 12:14 PM ET

    This retiree is outraged that the White House says you can keep your plan if you like it — but then you get a cancellation notice anyway!

  • Kudlow: Liberal entitlement-state dream crumbling Friday, 1 Nov 2013 | 6:25 PM ET
    President Barack Obama

    Americans and the media at large have turned against the president and Obamacare.

  • Buy on green and sell on red. Is it that easy? Monday, 4 Nov 2013 | 1:00 AM ET

    'Buy the winners of 2013 and sell the losers' is probably better than many of the more intricate trading ideas I've had heard this year.

  • Have 'hot money' in Asia? Keep it there Sunday, 3 Nov 2013 | 10:25 PM ET

    Before rushing to blame destabilizing capital flows for playing havoc with Asian economies and asset markets, do consider the discussed conflicts.

  • Export US natgas? Get something for it, first Sunday, 3 Nov 2013 | 10:53 AM ET
    LNG tanker

    How the US should use its newfound hydrocarbon wealth to gain the upper hand in global geopolitics. By Kartik Misra, senior analyst at Energy Intelligence.

  • Michele Bachmann: Make Obamacare voluntary Friday, 1 Nov 2013 | 8:45 AM ET
    U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-MN)

    Instead of coercing Americans to buy a product they don’t want from a website that doesn’t work, let’s give them more choices and make Obamacare voluntary, said Rep. Michele Bachmann.

  • Insurance canceled: A message to President Obama Saturday, 2 Nov 2013 | 11:05 AM ET
    President Barack Obama

    This small-business owner who had his insurance canceled has a message for President Obama: Here's what you should have said, Mr. President.

  • By not tapering, Fed actually increased stimulus Friday, 1 Nov 2013 | 1:28 PM ET

    The Fed actually increased stimulus by $19.4 billion by not tapering, said Stock Trader Daily's Thomas H. Kee, Jr.

  • Why the US is a hot commodity right now Friday, 1 Nov 2013 | 11:17 AM ET

    The US is becoming such a hot place to invest, one European CEO called it the "exodus" to America. Dan Yergin explains why.

  • Did the Fed just say December? Thursday, 31 Oct 2013 | 1:14 PM ET
    Ben Bernanke, chairman of the Federal Reserve.

    Did the Fed just hint at tapering in December? Kenny Polcari parses the Fed speak — and parses some pasta scraps for a good recipe!

  • Sugar rush! Chocolate stocks soar this Halloween Thursday, 31 Oct 2013 | 11:09 AM ET

    Investors have made some nice profits on chocolate stocks and with growth in Asia exploding, the chocolate outlook is strong, this trader says.

How to submit an op-ed

  • CNBC will consider commentary on a variety of topics, including investing, Wall Street, politics, international affairs, the Federal Reserve, health care, technology, careers, entertainment and more. We want a variety of viewpoints – especially those that are different from something you’ve read on CNBC.com.

    Send op-ed pitches to commentary@cnbc.com. Put the words OP-ED in the subject. Articles should be between 600 and 700 words. All submissions must be exclusive to CNBC.com. Please also include a 1-2 sentence bio of the author and a Twitter handle for the author or company. Please remember these are opinions and should be in your own voice, not in the voice of your PR person or in-house legal consultant!

    We apologize that due to the volume of submissions, we may not be able to respond to every email. If we have not responded within 5 business days, please feel free to submit the op-ed to another publication.

    Who is the commentary editor?
    Cindy Perman is the commentary editor for CNBC.com. She has worked in online news for more than a decade. She also writes the "There Must be a Pony in Here Somewhere" blog and is the author of the book “New York Curiosities” (2013, 2nd edition). Follow her on Twitter @CindyPerman.