JFK understood that high tax rates, even on the rich, bring inequities into the nation's political economy that do not befit America's traditions.» Read More
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.
The United States’ economy could shrink as much as 4 percentage points in the first half of 2013 if Congress fails to address the expiration of $600 billion worth of tax breaks and jobless benefits by the end of this year, according to Goldman Sachs.
What if a college did not spend its resources on sports stadiums? What if it quit the competitive "arms race" and did not build climbing walls and multimillion dollar student unions? What if a college did not spend its students’ resources on top "name brand" researchers, who undergraduates rarely see? In fact, what if there was no faculty tenure at all?
The rampant inflation in the cost of U.S. higher education since 1980 makes gasoline and healthcare price hikes over the same period look like an Indy car racing a pair of old-school Volkswagen vans.
No one expects Rep. Eric Cantor’s proposed 20 percent tax cut for small business owners to get any farther than the House. But that's not the point. This is purely a "he-said, she-said" moment where both parties take every opportunity to point out how the other side doesn't support small business.
President Obama’s recent criticism of the Republican budget plan misses the mark, former Reagan economic advisor Art Laffer told Larry Kudlow Thursday.
If you’re among those sellers running for the sidelines, Larry Kudlow thinks you’re making a big mistake.