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You didn’t see it in the mainstream financial media Wednesday morning. But stocks loved Governor Scott Walker’s spanking of public-sector unions and Democrats in Wisconsin.
Investors in this market may be missing a great opportunity if they're sitting on the sidelines, Sifel Nicolaus CEO Ronald Kruszewski said.
The Senate Banking Committee is set to hold a hearing on Thursday to examine whether regulators inappropriately "outsource" oversight to consultants that are paid billions of dollars by the banks. The NY Times reports.
House Republican leaders have scheduled a vote on Wednesday on a nearly four-month extension of U.S. borrowing capacity.
The White House says President Obama is willing to let the country go over the "fiscal cliff" if Republicans don't concede on a tax hike for the wealthy.
The United States’ economy could shrink as much as 4 percentage points in the first half of 2013 if Congress fails to address the expiration of $600 billion worth of tax breaks and jobless benefits by the end of this year, according to Goldman Sachs.
What if a college did not spend its resources on sports stadiums? What if it quit the competitive "arms race" and did not build climbing walls and multimillion dollar student unions? What if a college did not spend its students’ resources on top "name brand" researchers, who undergraduates rarely see? In fact, what if there was no faculty tenure at all?
The rampant inflation in the cost of U.S. higher education since 1980 makes gasoline and healthcare price hikes over the same period look like an Indy car racing a pair of old-school Volkswagen vans.
No one expects Rep. Eric Cantor’s proposed 20 percent tax cut for small business owners to get any farther than the House. But that's not the point. This is purely a "he-said, she-said" moment where both parties take every opportunity to point out how the other side doesn't support small business.
President Obama’s recent criticism of the Republican budget plan misses the mark, former Reagan economic advisor Art Laffer told Larry Kudlow Thursday.
Congressman Bobby Rush got kicked off the House floor for wearing a hoodie in protest of the killing of Trayvon Martin. In an interview with CNBC's Larry Kudlow, he said it a proper protest, a voice of the people, but Kudlow said it was disrespectful and made a mockery of "the people's House."
President Obama's health care law, now in front of the U.S. Supreme Court, will cause an implosion of the health care system and an implosion of our public debt, Ryan told Larry Kudlow.
As the U.S. Supreme Court hears arguments over President Obama’s health care law, the biggest issue is over whether the individual insurance requirement is constitutional. However, according to former Senate Majority Leader Tom Daschle, there is already a mandate in place, so tossing it out won’t solve the nation’s health care problems.
Traders should welcome the SEC's plan to investigate high-frequency trading, Themis Trading’s Joe Saluzzi said on CNBC.
GOP presidential candidate Ron Paul is not ready to throw in the towel and doesn’t think his competitors should yet either, he told CNBC Thursday.
SandRidge Energy CEO Tom Ward says with the oil renaissance going on, the Keystone XL Pipeline is important.
The United States is on the verge of a new industrial revolution as the result of a domestic energy boom, Citigroup’s head of global commodities research said Wednesday.
Sen. Jim DeMint on Tuesday took Democrats to task for failed investment measure, price of gas.
The U.S. economy could be headed toward a fiscal cliff if a few underlying issues go unaddressed, former Federal Reserve Vice Chairman Alan Blinder said Monday.
Tensions over Iran and the sanctions against the country are the main reasons for surging oil prices, Cambridge Energy Research Associates Chairman Dan Yergin told CNBC Friday.