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  • Countdown to Iowa  Wednesday, 28 Dec 2011 | 7:00 PM ET

    Art Laffer, Laffer Investments explains why he endorses Newt Gingrich and his supply-side take on the economy, and a look at which GOP candidate is likely to take Iowa, with Steve Moore, "Return to Prosperity" author; Matt K. Lewis, Daily Caller; and Tim Carney, Washington Examiner.

  • Health Care & the 2012 Race  Tuesday, 27 Dec 2011 | 7:52 PM ET

    Are Newt and Mitt two peas on the same health care pod? Discussing where the GOP frontrunners stand on health care reform, with Betsy McCaughey, "The Obama Health Law" author.

  • Are Stocks Ridiculously Cheap?  Tuesday, 27 Dec 2011 | 7:45 PM ET

    Are stocks a bargain at these prices? A look at investment opportunities in the market, and whether investors are in for a bullish year ahead, with Jim Iuorio, TJM Institutional Services, and Kelly Evans, Wall Street Journal columnist.

  • 2012 Election: It's the Economy  Tuesday, 27 Dec 2011 | 7:33 PM ET

    Will the improving economy be enough to keep President Obama in the White House come November? Phil Kerpen, Americans for Prosperity, and Dean Baker, Ctr. for Economic & Policy Research, weigh in. Also, discussing whether the U.S. economy is doing better than people think, with Brian Wesbury, First Trust Advisors.

  • China Unveils New High Speed Train  Tuesday, 27 Dec 2011 | 7:25 PM ET

    CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis reports China is moving full speed ahead with its high-speed rail program; Sears plans to close more than 100 of its stores; and Morgan Stanley plans to cut 580 jobs at four New York City offices.

  • Ron Paul's Iowa Power Play?  Tuesday, 27 Dec 2011 | 7:14 PM ET

    Discussing whether Ron Paul is poised to make a power play in the Hawkeye State, with Doug Wead, Ron Paul campaign senior advisor, and the likely outcome of the Iowa caucuses, with David Freddoso, The Washington Examiner; Ari Melber,The Nation; and James Pethokoukis, American Enterprise Institute.

  • Iowa: One Week and Counting!  Tuesday, 27 Dec 2011 | 7:00 PM ET

    Who will win the Iowa race? Robert Costa, National Review reports on the candidates, and discussing Newt Gingrich's supply-side bus tour, and whether the GOP race is Mitt Romney's to lose, with David Freddoso, The Washington Examiner; Ari Melber,The Nation; and James Pethokoukis, American Enterprise Institute.

  • Stocks Soar on Good News  Thursday, 22 Dec 2011 | 7:51 PM ET

    A slew of encouraging economic data sent stock climbing on Thursday. Have the bulls returned to Wall Street? Jeffrey Kleintop, LPL Financial; Jim Iuorio, TJM Institutional Services; and Jeffrey Frankel, Harvard University professor, discuss.

  • NRC Approves New Reactor Design  Thursday, 22 Dec 2011 | 7:43 PM ET

    Is the new design for nuclear reactors dangerous to the environment? Scott Peterson, Nuclear Energy Institute, and Erich Pica, Friends of the Earth, discuss.

  • Newt's Christmas Wish: Play Nice  Thursday, 22 Dec 2011 | 7:34 PM ET

    Discussing the negative ad campaigns mounted against Newt Gingrich from his rivals, with Karen Finney, fmr. DNC communications director; David Freddoso, The Washington Examiner; and Matt Lewis, The Daily Caller.

  • Stanford Fit to Stand Trial  Thursday, 22 Dec 2011 | 7:27 PM ET

    CNBC's Seema Mody reports a judge has declared alleged Ponzi swindler, Allen Stanford fit to stand trial; John Edwards is asking for a delay in his criminal trial; and shares of Mead Johnson fell sharply after Wal-Mart pulled the company's Enfamil baby formula from its shelves, following the death of a newborn given the formula.

  • Deal to Extend Payroll Tax Cut  Thursday, 22 Dec 2011 | 7:16 PM ET

    CNBC's Eamon Javers reports on the losers and winners in the tax cut agreement, and debating whether both parties will eventually reach a full year agreement and if the Tea Party is to blame for the stalemate, with Howard Dean, former DNC chairman, and Tom Tancredo, (R) former Colorado congressman.

  • Payroll Tax Deal: Defeat for GOP?  Thursday, 22 Dec 2011 | 7:00 PM ET

    CNBC's Eamon Javers has the details on a two month tax agreement reached in Congress, reaction from the House, with Rep. Rob Andrew, (D-NJ), and Rep. Michael Burgess, (R-TX), and the winners and losers in the standoff, with Jared Bernstein, fmr. chief economist to vp Joe Biden, and James Pethokoukis, American Enterprise Institute.

  • NLRB's New Union Election Rules: Big Win for Labor  Wednesday, 21 Dec 2011 | 7:51 PM ET

    Debating whether new union rules will hurt business, and if Congress needs to step in, with Phil Kerpen, Americans for Prosperity, and Peter Schaumber, fmr. National Labor Relations Board chairman.

  • Record Settlement Against BofA  Wednesday, 21 Dec 2011 | 7:46 PM ET

    Shiba Russell, WNBC reports a record $335M settlement against BofA's Countrywide unit, and a look at the Stanford jail assault tape, with CNBC's Scott Cohn.

  • Is It Game Over for Gingrich?  Wednesday, 21 Dec 2011 | 7:34 PM ET

    Can Newt Gingrich recover from several recent blunders? Michael Steele, former RNC chairman; Bob Walker, Wexler & Walker; and Howard Dean, former DNC chairman, weigh in.

  • Regulations: Will Romney Lose Conservative Support?  Wednesday, 21 Dec 2011 | 7:28 PM ET

    Is GOP presidential candidate, Mitt Romney in danger of losing conservative support with his talk of regulations? John Tamny, Forbes opinions editor, weighs the risks.

  • EU Banks & ECB Cheap Money: Will It Work?  Wednesday, 21 Dec 2011 | 7:21 PM ET

    Will cheap loans from the ECB rescue Europe's bank from its mounting debt problems? David Goldman, Macrostrategy.com, weighs in.

  • Techs Drag Market Down  Wednesday, 21 Dec 2011 | 7:15 PM ET

    A sharp drop in tech outweighed an otherwise positive day for the market, with Oracle, the big loser. Discussing how to invest in this market, with Michael Farr, Farr, Miller & Washington, and Jim Lacamp, MacroPortfolio Advisors.

  • GOP's Payroll Tax Fiasco?  Wednesday, 21 Dec 2011 | 7:05 PM ET

    Rep. Tom Price, (R-GA) defends the GOP position on the tax cuts bill, and discussing whether a compromise can be reached, with Jared Bernstein, Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, and Steve Moore, "Return to Prosperity" author.

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