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CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis reports two states are looking to hike taxes; Darden Restaurants slashed its profit forecast; Verizon plans a web television service that will rival Netflix; and Citi is set to cut 4,500 jobs.
Discussing the Greek Parliament's austerity budget, the EU's double-dose bailout plan and whether it will work, with Charles Dallara, Institute of International Finance.
Debating whether it make sense to finance a temporary payroll tax cut with a tax hike, and is a bi-partisan solution possible? Rep. Gregory Meeks, (D-NY), and Sen. Jim DeMint, (R-SC), discuss.
Is the surge in financials a sign the worst is behind us? Dick Bove, Rochdale Securities, explains why he is very positive on the U.S. economy and market.
Now that Herman Cain is out of the race, who is the GOP front-runner? Clarence Page, Chicago Tribune columnist; Phil Musser, former Pawlenty campaign advisor; and Robert Costa, National Review political reporter.
CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis and Scott Cohn report on whether there is a Clinton connectioin to Jon Corzine's failed MF Global. Also, former HP chairman, Patricia Dunn has died at the age of 58; FAA chief Randy Babbitt was arrested this weekend for driving while intoxicated; and the U.S. Postal Service plans to close half of its mail processing centers.
CNBC's Simon Hobbs has the latest details on Europe's debt crisis, and the impact of the S&P placing 15 EU countries on negative credit watch, with Randy Kroszner, former Federal Reserve governor.
CNBC's John Harwood has the latest details on the payroll tax cut, with Sen. Bob Corker, (R-TN), and debating whether it is an unfair tax on the wealthy, with Jared Bernstein, Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, and Phil Kerpen, Americans for Prosperity.
Debating whether Friday's jobs report is an accurate indicator of the unemployment rate in the U.S., with Robert Reich, former Labor Secretary, and Steve Moore, "Return to Prosperity" author.
Discussing the steady steam of decent economic news, and how to play this market, with Phil Orlando, Federated Investors.
CNBC's Jane Wells and Eamon Javers report Congressman, Jesse Jackson, Jr is in some hot water; RIM shares drop 10% on weak sales of its Playbook; the ITC is investigating China's low price solar products; Facebook is hiring in New York City; and Verizon Wireless is buying $3.6 billion worth of spectrum from a group of cable companies.
Debating whether the payroll tax bill will stimulate the U.S. economy, with Rep. David Schweikert, (R-AZ), and Jared Bernstein, former chief economist to VP Joe Biden.
Is the U.S. economy doing better than people think? Discussing whether the markets are poised for a bull run, with Donald Luskin,Trend Macro chief investment officer, and William Baldwin, Forbes investment strategies editor.
Will the U.S. get dragged into the thicket of Europe's problems? Richard Fisher, The Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas president/CEO, provides perspective.
The gloves are off in the GOP fight for the White House. Ron Paul's camp came out with a blistering web ad on Thursday targeting Newt Gingrich.
Is President Obama playing politics by delaying a decision on the proposed Keystone XL oil pipeline? Sen. David Vitter, (R-LA), and Rep. Peter Welch, (D-VT)., weigh in.
Robert Costa, National Review political reporter has the details on a new Rasmussen poll that shows Newt Gingrich with a two point lead over President Obama.
Debating whether the payroll tax will put a $300 billion hole in the budget deficit, with Robert Lutz, fmr. General Motors vice chairman; James Pethokoukis, American Enterprise Institute; and David Goodfriend, former Clinton White House official.
CNBC's Brian Shactman reports on today's top business news headlines, including a possible bid to buy Yahoo; Disney bumps up its dividend by 50%; the S&P downgrades Hewlett Packard; and tenative four year deal at Boeing with its machinists union.
Should the U.S. back an $800 billion IMF rescue package to save Europe? Dean Baker, Ctr. for Economic & Policy Research, and Dan Mitchell, Cato Institute, discuss.