Economist John Taylor said Alan Greenspan kept rates too low for too long, exacerbating the housing bubble. Greenspan said Taylor's wrong.» Read More
"For his objectivity (and for many other factors), I continue to admire and remain a devout fan of Sir Larry," writes Doug Kass.
Studying the list of S&P 500 that have hit their all-time high since the recovery began in July is revealing.
Protecting consumers from abusive financial practices and the burden of excessive regulation is a non-partisan issue, Elizabeth Warren, President Obama's special adviser for the new Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, told CNBC Wednesday.
Anticipation for the Greek's upcoming election looms over the markets. CNBC's Simon Hobbs; Charles Dallara, Institute of International Finance and House Representative Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R), discuss the fight to fix Europe.
Investors are pouring money back into high yield, or junk bonds, as they prepare for a long and winding low interest rate environment, reports CNBC's Kayla Tausche. Ron Kruszewski, Stifel Nicolaus CEO and Jim Iuorio, TJM Institutional Services, discuss April factory orders, the European crisis and the state of the U.S. recession.
CNBC's Hampton Pearson reports on a new report that says President Obama's health care plan will add $530B to the deficit. Is the Affordable Care Act too expensive? Rep. Nan Hayworth, (R-NY), and Howard Dean, former DNC chairman, debate.
The major business news, including Apple shares surging, broadcom bouncing and Colorx sharedholders not buying Icahn, with the Fast Money team.
Peter Thiel, Technology Entrepreneur, asks the provocative question: is there an education bubble? He is offering $100,000 a piece to 24 people under age 20 to drop out of school and start high-tech companies.
Free advice is, well, free advice. But I would say this to Mitt Romney: In your gentlemanly fashion, get on the offense quickly Wednesday night, and put President Barack Obama on the defense.
Paul Ryan told CNBC's Larry Kudlow on Thursday that the first act of a Romney-Ryan administration would be to handle the “fiscal cliff" and the threat of recession.
Mitt Romney says America can't afford to tax job creators including small business. Get Romney's ideas for business creation on CNBC’s “The Kudlow Report” Monday night.
You might call it Davos on the Hudson. The second-annual CNBC-Institutional Investor investment conference features three U.S. Treasury secretaries, several billionaires and a veritable who's who of the investing world, from private equity firms to hedge funds to real estate.
Hours after Mitt Romney was booed at the annual meeting of the NAACP, the civil rights group's leader lashed out at the Republican presidential hopeful, saying "showing up is half the battle."
A tax is a tax is a tax, according to Justice Roberts. But he forgot to say that if you tax something more, you get less of it.
You didn’t see it in the mainstream financial media Wednesday morning. But stocks loved Governor Scott Walker’s spanking of public-sector unions and Democrats in Wisconsin.
Investors in this market may be missing a great opportunity if they're sitting on the sidelines, Sifel Nicolaus CEO Ronald Kruszewski said.
The Senate Banking Committee is set to hold a hearing on Thursday to examine whether regulators inappropriately "outsource" oversight to consultants that are paid billions of dollars by the banks. The NY Times reports.
House Republican leaders have scheduled a vote on Wednesday on a nearly four-month extension of U.S. borrowing capacity.
The White House says President Obama is willing to let the country go over the "fiscal cliff" if Republicans don't concede on a tax hike for the wealthy.