Wouldn't it be nice if, just for once, Obama defended American business instead of attacking it?, asks Larry Kudlow.» Read More
Officials sealed a $25 billion mortgage foreclosure deal with five major banks. Is this a shakedown to finance government? Mark Calabria, Cato Institute, and Jared Bernstein, Center on Budget & Policy Priorities, weigh in.
CNBC's Seema Mody reports Google is about to unveil a wireless home entertainment system; LinkedIn shares soared on Q4 earnings beat; Kodak announced, after 130 years, it will stop making cameras; and Clint Eastwood speaks out on the controversy surrounding the Chrysler "Halftime in America" Super Bowl ad.
Debating whether President Obama and the Senate Democrats are deliberately stalling on passing a budget, with David Goodfriend, fmr. Clinton White House aide, and Phil Kerpen, Americans for Prosperity.
Discussing better-than-expected economic news, a slew of strong profits, and the outlook for the market, with Bob Doll, BlackRock chief equity strategist; Tobias Levkovich, Citi chief US equity strategist; and Jack Bourdoudjian, Index Futures Group.
Debating a new government mandate requiring religious organizations to provide birth control coverage in their health plans, with Igor Volsky, Center of American Progress, and Betsy McCaughey, "The Obama Health Law" author.
CNBC's Eamon Javers has the latest details on the "STOCK Act", a bill that will prohibit insider trading by members of Congress. Also, discussing whether the bill goes far enough, with Peter Schweizer, Breitbart editor.
Gary Shilling, Shilling president, discusses why he thinks the U.S. economy is headed for a recession.
Michael Pento, Pento Portfolio, and Dan Greenhaus, BTIG, discuss whether the Fed's monetary policy will breed inflation or speed up a recovery.
CNBC's Brian Shactman reports New York and California have agreed to sign on to a multi-state mortgage settlement deal; Diamond Foods fired its CEO and CFO on the heels of an accounting scandal; shares of Cisco were up on its earnings beat; and Groupon's stock fell as much as 10% after it first earnings miss.
Has the Federal Reserve's easing policy set the stage for the strong market rebound, or is the rally driven by profits? Michael Farr, Farr, Miller & Washington, and Jeffrey Kleintop, LPL Financial, discuss.
Robert Costa, National Review has the latest details on the Republican primary race, and discussing whether Rick Santorum's sweep puts him back in the race, with Steve Schmidt, Edelman vice chairman; Richard Land, Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission; and Tony Fratto, fmr White House deputy press secy.
Rudy Giuliani, Giuliani Partners, discusses Mitt Romney's flip-flop on issues, and why he has not yet endorsed the GOP front-runner, saying the vitriolic nature of the campaign is harmful.
Robert Costa, National Review, reports on the GOP presidential race; Rick Santorum's evangelical appeal; and Romney's tough night in Colorado.
The SEC is putting the finishing touches on a draft of new regulations, but will more regulations choke business and strangle investment? David Hirschmann, US Chamber of Commerce, weighs in.
As Greeks riot in the streets, and austerity measures remain stalled, is Merkel the last hope for Europe? Nicholas Burns, Harvard University professor, provides perspective.
Zachary Karabell, River Twice Research, and Brian Kelly, Shelter Harbor Capital, discuss whether the rally is here to stay and how to invest in this market.
Could ongoing tax and fiscal uncertainty threaten the economic recovery? Sen. Ron Wyden, (D-OR), and Sen. Ron Johnson, (R-WI), discuss whether Fed head, Bernanke got it right when he cautioned against tax hikes in 2013.
Debating whether California's Federal Appeals Court overturning the hotly-contested ban on same-sex marriage is setting a dangerous precedent, with David Goodfriend, fmr. Clinton White House aide, and Ann Coulter, syndicated columnist.
Debating whether President Obama's budget is a tax attack on the rich, with Jared Bernstein, Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, and Arthur Laffer, Laffer Investments.
Gov. Scott Walker, (R-WI), defends his position on union reforms, and discusses whether a recall effort against him will embolden public unions to flex their muscles nationwide.