Janet Yellen is offering a back-to-the-'50s approach to interest rates, says Larry Kudlow. He thinks she's right, though for many wrong reasons.» Read More
CNBC's Robert Frank offers the details of Warren Buffett's op-ed in the New York Times today, where he argued once again that the rich pay a lower tax rate than the middle class.
Discussing the looming fiscal cliff, with Peter Fisher, BlackRock's Fixed Income Group. "If they come up with a framework by December 20th, that would be a good outcome, but I don't think it will be a bill signed with all the details," he says.
Over the weekend, Republican senators are talking about breaking the so-called Grover Norquist pledge against raising taxes, reports CNBC's John Harwood; and Keith Boykin, CNBC Contributor and Larry Elder, author of "Dear Father, Dear Son," discuss spending cuts, and the looming fiscal cliff.
Right after the election, it was all peaches and cream and conciliatory common-ground language.
FHA is short $56 billion in reserves, with Stephen Meister, Meister, Seelig & Fein; and SEIU activists are protesting outside Los Angeles Airport, with Mary Kay Henry, SEIU International president.
Discussing the Keystone pipeline, and job creation, with Kenneth Green, AEI Resident Scholar and Tyson Slocum, Public Citizen Energy Program.
A cease-fire between Israel and Gaza went into effect today, but at least 12 rockets have been fired into Israel since the truce. Peter Brookes, Heritage Foundation senior fellow, and Gen. Wesley Clark, U.S. Army Retiree, discuss whether the cease-fire is bad for Israel.
The bankruptcy court approved Hostess brands liquidation plan late this afternoon, and 15,000 employees' jobs will be terminated, with CNBC's Larry Kudlow.
Breaking down the many "what if" outcomes on the fiscal cliff, and how different scenarios might impact the markets, with Jim Iuorio, TJM Institutional Services.
Discussing how going over the fiscal cliff might impact the U.S. economy, with Jared Bernstein, Center on Budget & Policy Priorities, and Art Laffer, Laffer Investments. Sen. Susan Collins (R-MA), also weighs in on the impact for small businesses.
Many labor unions are causing mayhem this holiday season, with strikes and protests. Could union bosses end up holding the holidays and the economy hostage? Philip Dine, author of "State of the Unions," and Justin Wilson, Center for Union Facts, weighs in.
The man behind Sesame Street's Elmo has resigned in the aftermath of sexual allegations, with NBC's Chris Jansing. Ronn Torossian, 5WPR CEO, weighs in on whether the story could hurt Sesame Street.
Does the U.S. have any influence in the ceasefire negotiations between Israel and Hamas? John Batchelor, Syndicated Radio Talk Show Host and Marc Ginsberg, former U.S. Ambassador to Morocco.
An alleged $8.8 billion accounting irregularity sent Hewlett-Packard stock down today. CNBC's Bertha Coombs has the details.
Reports of a proposed bill allowing government agencies to read your emails without a warrant made headlines today. Katherine Mangu-Ward, Reason Magazine, offers insight.
The Fed has the appropriate policies in place right now and will remain accommodative until the economy improves, Chicago Fed President Charles Evans told CNBC.
Discussing whether tax hikes will stall the economic recovery, with Abigail Disney, Fork Films president; Casey Mulligan, author of "The Redistribution Recession;" and Grover Norquist, Americans for Tax Reform president.
The automatic across-the-board spending cut measure set to take effect next month is "terrible, terrible" piece of legislation, Robert Rubin, former Clinton Treasury Secretary, told CNBC.
New numbers continue to suggest the housing market has turned the corner, with Joseph LaVorgna, Deutsche Bank, and David Goldman, former head of fixed income research at Bank of America.
Weighing in on the impact going over the fiscal cliff could have on the U.S. economy, with Jared Bernstein, Center on Budget & Policy Priorities senior fellow; James Pethokoukis, American Enterprise Institute; and Don Luskin, Trend Macro.