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Lee Hoskins, fmr. Cleveland Fed president, Dean Baker, Center for Economic & Policy Research, discuss whether the Fed is ignoring signs of a softening economy, and whether QE3 is on the horizon.
Insight on the market action, latest IPOs and market risk, with Lincoln Ellis, Linn Group; Matt Shapiro, MWS Capital; and Don Luskin, Trend Macro.
Keith Boykin, The Daily Voice, and Kevin Williamson, National Review, shed insight on Paul Ryan's controversial statement on handling the debt ceiling.
Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has declared himself head of Iran's oil ministry. Will he become the head of OPEC at their next meeting? Helima Croft, Barclays Capital, John Kilduff, Again Capital, and Ken Tinnerman, Newsmax.com discuss.
Former IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn is reportedly on suicide watch at Rikers Island. WNBC's Jonathan Dienst has the latest details.
Mohamed El-Erian, the co-CEO of the world's largest bond fund, is warning that financial repression- meaning that the government will keep interest rates abnormally low- is coming to America with higher inflation. Is he right? Mark Perry, University of Michigan, and Matthew Slaughter, Tuck School of Business, discuss.
As the markets digest falling stocks and commodity prices, is a broader market pullback on the horizon? Tood Schoenberger, Land Colt Trading, and Keith McCullough, Hedgeye Risk Mgmt, discuss.
What needs to be done to avoid default? Rep. Kevin Brady, (R-TX) and Robert Reich, former Labor Secretary weigh in on the size of the nation's debt.
NBC's Jonathan Dienst has the details on one of the most powerful bankers in the world, being charged with a violent sex crime and insight on the impact this charge has on the organization, with John Tamny, Forbes Opinions; Susan Filan, MSNBC and CNBC's Eamon Javers.
Weighing in on the stocks to spend on right now, with Steven Cortes, Veracruz; Brett Arends, The Wall Street Journal, and Russ Koesterich, iShares.
Mississippi River Commission directs corps to open Morganza Floodway, with CNBC's Brian Sullivan.
Discussing whether the market is missing the big picture on rising commodity prices and the threat it poses for the US economy, with John Rutledge, Former Reagan Economic Advisor, and Peter Cohan, Peter Cohan & Associates.
Assessing who is the greatest threat to President Obama, with CNBC's John Harwood; Robert Shrum, New York University; Ramesh Ponnuru, National Review; John Feehery, Republican strategist.
Is the road to recovery going nowhere? Joe Moglia, TD Ameritrade Chairman; Steven Hilton, Meritage Homes; and Howard Levine, Family Dollar Store CEO, discuss.
Larry Glazer, Mayflower Advisors, and Stephanie Link, TheStreet.com, discuss how to play volatile markets.
Immigration is back on the front pages as President Obama is out campaigning for full fledged reform, with Tamar Jacoby, ImmigrationWorks USA, and JD Hayworth, (R) former Arizona congressman.
Hedge fund billionaire Raj Rajaratnam was convicted on all counts of insider trading today, with CNBC's Bertha Coombs; Tom Curran, Peckar & Abramson; and Joseph DiGenova, diGenova & Toensing.
Discussing whether it's time to buy or sell commodities, with Jack Bouroudjian, Index Futures Group, and Richard Ross, Auerbach Grayson.
Where to invest as markets undergo wild swings, with Lincoln Ellis, Linn Group, and Lee Munson, Portfolio Asset Mgmt.
James Pethokoukis, Reuters BreakingViews columnist, assesses whether a tax on high-frequency trading would have prevented last year's "flash crash."