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CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis reports some big CEO compensation numbers came out today. Goldman Sach's Lloyd Blankfein earned a 14.5% raise to put his salary at $16.2M, despite a decline in profits and share price during 2011. But his paycheck was dwarfed by CBS's Leslie Moonves, who clocked a 21% increase that brought his total package to $69.9M.
CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis reports on the late day plunge in stocks and whether China's economic growth is better than investors think. Also, what to expect from next week's slew of earnings, with Zachary Karabell, River Twice Research; Stephen Weiss, Short Hills Capital; and Alec Young, S&P Capital IQ.
"The economy has got some positives: it's got the market, it's got consumer confidence, and it's got central bankers throwing money around the world," says Jack Welch, former GE chairman & CEO, discussing stocks, the U.S. economy and the upcoming presidential election. Also, Larry Kudlow reports the UN Security Council has called an emergency session over a North Korean rocket launch.
Discussing the economics of stay-at-home moms, with Rachel Campos-Duffy, "Stay Home, Stay Happy" author.
Larry Kudlow reports the latest details on a North Korean rocket launch, and CNBC's Seema Mody reports Google beat on earnings and announces a 2-for-1 stock split.
Discussing whether optimistic data on international trade fueled Thursday's rally, with Steve Forbes, Forbes Media chairman; Tom Gardner, Motley Fool CEO; and Jim Iuorio, TJM Institutional Services director. Also, Larry Kudlow reports NBC News confirms North Korea has launched a rocket into an unknown destination.
Debating whether the U.S. is turning into a country of "people sitting on a couch, waiting for their next government check", with Herman Cain, former presidential candidate and Willie Brown, former San Francisco mayor.
Mad Money host Jim Cramer provides a play on the drop in natural gas prices.
Larry Kudlow reports a powerful 7.0 earthquake hit Mexico City. Also, Gov. Bob McDonnell, (R-VA) discusses how low taxes and pro-business policies put his state on the road to recovery and dropped the unemployment rate to 5.7% in February.
CNBC's Eamon Javers reports on the President's comments today on taxes, and debating whether President Reagan's tax reform is the same as the "Buffet Rule", with Whitney Tilson, T2 Partners managing partner and Steve Moore, Wall Street Journal sr. economic writer.
CNBC's Eamon Javers has the details on a new report that purports to show women are getting short-changed by the White House, and the latest details on the strange story of Delta Air Lines buying a refinery, with CNBC's Kate Kelly.
The labor market's slack will remain substantial "for a number of years to come," says Fed Vice Chair Janet Yellen, who was speaking to a group in New York about the U.S. economic outlook and monetary policy. CNBC's Steve Liesman has the details.
CNBC's Kayla Tausche has the details on stocks staging a comeback, breaking a five-day losing streak, and how to invest on the rebound, with Art Hogan, Lazard Capital Markets; Brian Kelly, Shelter Harbor Capital; and Rebecca Patterson, JP Morgan Asset Management.
Mad Money host Jim Cramer weighs in on Facebook buying photo sharing company, Instagram for $1B, and whether investors should ignore tech stocks or take advantage of the gains.
An update on the Asian markets, with Larry Kudlow, Kudlow Report, and discussing whether it's time to move money into hard assets, with Lance Roberts, Streettalk Advisors and Jeffrey Kleintop, LPL Financial.
A look at the Republican plan on government spending and taxes, with Gov. Mary Fallin, (R-OK), and Gov. Paul LePage, (R-ME).
Discussing whether Rick Santorum's abrupt withdrawal from the presidential race clears the way for Mitt Romney to clinch the Republican nomination, with Kevin Madden, Romney campaign adviser.
Austan Goolsbee, Chicago Booth School of Business economics professor, debates whether President Obama's call for tax fairness is anti-stock market and anti-investor, with the Kudlow Report's Larry Kudlow.
Larry Kudlow, The Kudlow Report, weighs in on taxes, saying "I am for pro-growth tax reform, flatten the rates, broaden the base, simplify the brackets and get rid of the deductions."
Debating whether it is time to bid Bush's tax cuts goodbye, with Dan Mitchell, Cato Institute and Simon Johnson, "White House Burning" author.