Bill de Blasio took the oath of office on Wednesday, formally becoming the 109th mayor of New York City while pledging to pursue a sweeping liberal agenda.
Democrat Bill de Blasio will be the next mayor of New York City. CNBC's Diana Olick, and Dolly Lenz, discuss whether de Blasio's proposed tax hikes for the wealthy will impact NYC's luxury real estate market.
New York's incoming mayor has pledged to raise taxes on the rich, who some worry will flee the city.
The "Squawk on the Street" team discuss what Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio's proposed tax increases on the wealthy will mean for the housing market. Broker Dolly Lenz weighs in.
Chris Christie easily won re-election as New Jersey governor, while a tea party-backed Republican narrowly lost his bid for the Virginia governorship.
CNBC contributor Ben White and Ari Melber, co-host of MSNBC's "The Cycle" look at Tuesday's elections and what the results mean to the 2016 presidential election.
Today's elections do not look close, so what do they mean to the 2016 presidential election? Joe Watkins, Republican strategist, and Michael Clinton, Former Clinton White House aide, discuss what Americans want from their next president.
Could NJ Gov. Christie save the Republican party? Discussing NYC's Mayor election, and whether Christie will win re-election in New Jersey, with Republican strategist Phil Musser of New Frontier Strategy; Ari Melber, co-host of MSNBC's "The Cycle"; and Jim Pethokoukis, American Enterprise Institute.
Calls to tax the rich are suddenly reaching higher volume, whether it's Bill Gross' “Scrooge McDuck” blog or a ballot measure in Colorado to make high earners pay for schools, or New York's Bill de Blasio’s tax proposal.
Democrat Bill de Blasio seems headed to be New York's next mayor. But Wall Street's worries about his election are unwarranted, some observers say.
Bill de Blasio leads his Republican opponent by a whopping 40 points. But does it matter much to Wall Street who ends up in the mayor's office?
Hedge fund managers have been talking a lot about economic inequality lately.
As Mayor Michael Bloomberg's long reign draws to a close, some of New York's ealthiest expressed alarm at a future without the billionaire at the city's helm.
Inequality is all relative. It now takes at least $100 million to matter in New York, leaving many wealthy feeling disadvantaged.
The next New York City mayor may signal a structural shift from the past laissez-faire business leadership to more progressive business cooperation.