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Thomas Friedman, New York Times columnist, weighs in on the strength of the U.S. economy. I believe a huge stimulus would be if both parties got together and did some kind of grand bargain, Friedman says.
Thomas Friedman, New York Times columnist, takes a look at global risks and weighs in on China. China is always going to be the big enchilada, says Friedman.
Steve Schwarzman, Blackstone Group chairman, CEO & co-founder, shares his thoughts on the Fed's taper decision and provides and shares his outlook on the 10 -year Treasury yield and housing. We are the largest owners of homes in the U.S., Schwarzman reveals.
James Paulsen, Wells Capital Management, explains how the Fed's decision to keep interest rates low and trim its bond buying program helped propel the Dow to all-time highs. We finally got the Fed to give a vote of confidence to the recovery, Paulsen says.
Emanuel Chirico, chairman and CEO of PVH, gives his take on the consumer pulse and the outlook for retailers this season. The successful retailer is the one that can manage gross margins, he said.
J. Crew Chairman and CEO Mickey Drexler weighs in on innovative ways retailers are attempting to gauge what people want to buy.
CNBC's Steve Liesman, discusses his call on the Fed's decision to begin tapering in January.
One day the market is going to wake up and say to Congress, you have a dysfunctional government, you're addicted to debt and the fiscal path you're on is not sustainable, says Erskine Bowles, Campaign to Fix the Debt co-founder, discussing the nation's looming deficit, with former Sen. Judd Gregg, (R-NH).
Former Sen. Judd Gregg, (R-NH), and Erskine Bowles, Campaign to Fix the Debt co-founder, share their thoughts on whether yesterday's budget deal goes far enough to reduce the nation's massive deficit. It is a step in the right direction but we still have the same big challenges to face, Bowles points out.
Stuart Miller, CEO of Lennar Corp, provides perspective on the housing market as interest rates begin to trend up and the Fed begins to pare down its stimulus program. The economy is beginning to improve and jobs are coming back, Miller says.
Greg Ip, The Economist U.S. economic editor, shares his views on the Fed's decision to pare its bond buying program by $10 billion while keeping interest rates low. What surprised me was Bernanke's somewhat "hawkish" statement at the press conference, says Ip.
Rick Goings, Tupperware Brands chairman & CEO, weighs in on the Fed's taper decision and discusses how his company has been able to maintain significant growth, while the stock hovers around $100 per share. Growth in the emerging markets is being driven by the middle class, says Goings.
Jeffrey Sonnenfeld, Yale School of Management, discusses some of the top issues CEOs will be addressing at the annual Yale CEO Summit in New York City. One of the critical issues facing today's top executives is a time frame issue, says Sonnenfeld.
CNBC's Ross Westgate reports on all the market moving events from Europe, as investors react to the Federal Reserve's decision to maintain low rates and reduce its asset buying program.
CNBC's Steve Liesman, reveals how he arrived at the conclusion the Federal Reserve would begin to wind down its stimulus program and wonders if Wall Street is paying attention.
The feeding frenzy for sales during the holiday season has retailers in a "battle on margins" this year, J. Crew Chairman and CEO Mickey Drexler told CNBC.
There's a disconnect between modest economic growth and the roaring stock market, Blackstone Group Chairman and CEO Steve Schwarzman tells CNBC.
"This is a really tiny, small deal, but it is a step in the right direction," said the former co-chair of President Obama's debt commission.
The U.S. economy is being held back by the uncertainty of consumers, International Paper Chairman and CEO John Faraci tells CNBC.
If the VIX is a fear indicator, the slight upward slope suggests the market isn't particularly worried about the taper now.
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