Larry Summers


  • Don't see asset bubbles: Summers  Friday, 26 Sep 2014 | 8:46 AM ET

    Larry Summers, former U.S. Treasury Secretary, weighs in on whether assets are fully priced.

  • Crazy to blame Fed for income inequality: Summers  Friday, 26 Sep 2014 | 8:44 AM ET

    Larry Summers, former U.S. Treasury Secretary, shares his thoughts on what's likely causing income inequality.

  • Peer-to-peer banker LendingClub files for IPO Wednesday, 27 Aug 2014 | 1:31 PM ET
    Renaud Laplanche, co-founder and chief executive officer of LendingClub

    Alibaba has dominated the IPO headlines, but LendingClub's plans to raise $500 million in an offering likely has greater relevance to Americans.

  • A controversial theory is starting to scare the Fed Tuesday, 12 Aug 2014 | 11:04 AM ET
    Stanley Fischer sworn in as member of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System by Janet Yellen

    Will America ever get back on its feet? Some Fed officials are beginning to wonder.

  • Economy could accelerate substantially: Summers Monday, 30 Jun 2014 | 6:06 PM ET
    Lawrence Summers

    The challenge is that it isn't clear what the long-term normal level of interest rates is going to be, Larry Summers said.

  • Capitalism has 'triumphed': Summers  Tuesday, 27 May 2014 | 11:07 AM ET

    The capitalist system has triumphed and has proven to be "remarkably resilient" says Lawrence Summers, former U.S. Treasury Secretary.

  • Why Sylvia Burwell? What Obama was thinking Friday, 11 Apr 2014 | 10:35 AM ET
    Sylvia Mathews Burwell

    The HHS secretary nominee, the thinking goes, is a manager capable of keeping the Obamacare trains running on time, POLITICO's Ben White says.

  • Hedge fund showcase event considers new Asia venue Tuesday, 18 Mar 2014 | 2:52 PM ET
    Anthony Scaramucci and Tony Blair at a SALT conference

    SkyBridge's SALT Las Vegas has a lagging younger sibling, SALT Singapore.

  • Bernanke's payday in first post-Fed speech is... Wednesday, 5 Mar 2014 | 7:10 AM ET
    Federal Reserve Board Chairman Ben Bernanke

    Ben Bernanke earned more in 40 minutes on Tuesday than he made all of last year as head of the U.S. Federal Reserve.

  • Bernanke: Fed could have done more during crisis Tuesday, 4 Mar 2014 | 8:41 AM ET
    Ben Bernanke addresses the Brookings Institution on Jan. 16.

    Ben Bernanke said the Fed could have done more to fight the financial crisis and that he struggled to find the right way to communicate with markets.

  • Larry Summers vs George Osborne  Friday, 24 Jan 2014 | 3:40 AM ET

    Larry Summers said was is in agreement with U.K. finance minister George Osborne on stimulating investment, but conceded that he had not always been a fan of Britain's austerity policy.

  • Don't tear down the rich: Larry Summers Thursday, 23 Jan 2014 | 9:26 AM ET
    Larry Summers

    "America succeeds by raising everybody up. It doesn't succeed by tearing anybody down," Larry Summers tells CNBC.

  • We completely avoided a depression: Summers  Thursday, 23 Jan 2014 | 8:19 AM ET

    Former U.S. Treasury Secretary Lawrence Summers, discusses the government's intervention in preventing an economic collapse in the U.S. during the financial crisis of 2008, and shares his thoughts on the slow growth recovery. We got to find ways of doing more, says Summers.

  • Summers: Even easier policy for even longer  Monday, 18 Nov 2013 | 9:42 AM ET

    CNBC's Kelly Evans shares her thoughts on today's market activity at Post 9 including economist Larry Summers speech on QE and what it means to the broader growth of the economy.

  • Summers: Obamacare already better than expected Wednesday, 13 Nov 2013 | 9:48 AM ET
    Lawrence Summers

    Larry Summers also said the Federal Reserve should concentrate on pushing the economy to expand.

  • Former Treasury Secretary Larry Summers says the Federal Reserve's primary policy needs to emphasize spurring growth in the economy.

  • Hope US always governs analytically: Larry Summers  Wednesday, 13 Nov 2013 | 7:48 AM ET

    Former Treasury Secretary Larry Summers discusses economic trends in the last 2 years, and the focus on income distribution. He hopes the government never loses sight of governing carefully and analytically.

  • Former Treasury Secretary Larry Summers discusses health care costs, and the importance of getting Obamacare right. "For the first time since World War II, health care as a share of GDP has stopped going up," he says.

  • Larry Summers: 'I've moved on' from the Fed debate Thursday, 24 Oct 2013 | 5:03 PM ET
    Lawrence Summers

    Former Treasury Secretary Larry Summers thought it was "the right thing for the Federal Reserve" to withdraw from consideration for Fed chairman.

  • Former director of the National Economic Council Larry Summers says deregulation and regulation should be looked at issue by issue. "Dodd-Frank has accomplished a great deal," he says. And when asked about dropping out of the running for Federal Reserve chair, Summers, says it was the right thing to do for the Fed. He has moved on and is greatly enjoying private life.