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CNBC's John Harwood discusses DC's budget battle. Jennifer Rubin, Washington Post; Matt K. Lewis, Daily Caller; and David Goodfriend, Sirius/XM Radio, weigh in.
Jared Bernstein, Center on Budget & Policy Priorities and Steve Moore, Wall Street Journal senior economic writer, debate the merits of a tax on sugar-sweetened beverages.
The FBI launches a campaign to have the public help catch corporate spies. CNBC's Eamon Javers reports the details.
The Teachers Union is trying to stop school choice and competition that will give kids a far better education. Kevin P. Chavous, American Federation for Children, shares his opinions.
A preview of JPMorgan's CEO, Jamie Dimon's interview on "Meet the Press". Also, CNBC's John Harwood reports JPM's $2 billion banking blunder is drawing increased Congressional scrutiny, and debating whether it's time to break-up the big banks, with Rep. Brad Sherman, (D-CA); Rep. David Schweikert, (R-AZ); and Bill Isaac former FDIC chairman.
A new report says Susan Rice's portfolio includes companies doing business with Iran, with Michael Rubin, American Enterprise Institute.
CNBC's Bertha Coombs reports Chesapeake Energy is getting $3 billion in unsecured loans from Goldman Sachs and Jefferies Group; the S&P revised its outlook on JPMorgan to "negative"; and one of Facebook's founders has renounced his U.S. citizenship and is becoming a resident of Singapore.
The Wall Street Journal suggests more stimulus from the Federal Reserve is coming. Lee Hoskins, Former Cleveland Federal Reserve president, weighs in. Stephanie Link, TheStreet, also discusses how one might invest if the fiscal cliff fears did not exist.
Is the market headed higher or lower from here? Zachary Karabell, River Twice Research president and Stephen Weiss, Short Hills Capital, make a bull and bear case for the direction of the markets and U.S. economy.
The focus for Hostess has now turned to selling its assets and its 30 brands, reports CNBC's Kayla Tausche.
David Freddoso, Washington Examiner and Ari Melber,The Nation Magazine, discuss Bill Clinton's "amateur" critique on President Obama and weigh in on whether the President is focusing on the economic recovery. Also, an update on the latest poll numbers for Mitt Romney and President Obama, with Scott Rasmussen, Rasmussen Reports and Robert Costa, National Review.
The United Way and other non-profits are fearful the charitable tax deduction might be capped in order to help solve the budget crisis. Stacey Stewart, United Way U.S.A. president and Lenny McAllister, Republican strategist an author, provide perspective.
Former Treasury Secretary, Lawrence Summers discusses President Obama's economic policies, the stagnant U.S. economy, jobs in America, and the nation's growing debt crisis.
CNBC's Eamon Javers reports Republicans are saying the White House wants at least $50 billion in new spending; and Matt Miller, Washington Post; Judd Gregg, Goldman Sachs International Advisor; Guy Benson, Townhall.com; and Katherine Mangu-Ward, Reason Magazine, weigh in.
CNBC's Brian Shactman reports JP Morgan shares are down almost 7% in after-hours trading; Yahoo's CEO says he didn't provide the company with a resume; and shares of Arena Pharmaceuticals soar as an FDA advisory panel approves its obesity drug.
Taking a broader look at today's trading session, and discussing companies that are introducing special dividends ahead of a tax hike, with Michael Farr of Farr, Miller and Washington.
Should paruresis or shy bladder syndrome qualify as a federally regulated disability? Matt Lewis, Daily Caller senior contributor, weighs in.
CNBC's Larry Kudlow reports BP is temporarily suspended from new U.S. contracts; and Ron Meyer, American Majority Action discusses whether the student loan bubble is about to pop.
Brian Kelly, Shelter Harbor Capital; Lee Munson, Portfolio Asset Management; and Russ Koesterich, BlackRock iShares Group, discuss JP Morgan's stunning revelation of $2 billion trading losses and its impact on Friday's trading action.
Sen. John Thune (R-SD), discusses whether President Obama is addressing entitlement reform, or if there is any sign of a common ground plans to avert the fiscal cliff; and Doris Kearns Goodwin, Presidential Historian, weighs in on whether President Obama could learn a lesson or two on leadership from the great Abraham Lincoln.