Janet Yellen believes rising inflation will lead to lower unemployment. But what we've learned over past decades is the reverse: Lower inflation leads to lower unemployment.» Read More
Warren Buffett said the U.S. economy is "still inching ahead." Michelle Girard, RBS senior economist, and David Malpass, Encima Global president, provide perspective.
The Wall Street Journal writes today "A Second First Term: Meet Obama's New Agenda, Same As the Old Agenda, Only Less." Dick Gephardt, former Democratic House Majority Leader & former presidential candidate, and Dick Armey, Former Republican House Majority Leader, share their opinions on President Obama's plan.
CNBC's Bertha Coombs reports tonight's major headlines, including Rajat Gupta was sentenced to two years in prison today, and a $5 million fine for his part in feeding Goldman secrets to Hedge Fund Operator Raj Rajaratnam.
According to former Fed Governor Kevin Warsh, there was a hidden message in the statement released after the latest FOMC meeting. And the message isn't good.
New information suggests the White House might have known about the assault in Libya as it was happening. Larry Kudlow asks, "Why didn't the White House immediately send assistance to protect American lives?"
While there is some uncertainty over the path of the economic recovery, former Federal Reserve Governor Mark Olson told CNBC he doesn’t see “anything like” a third round of quantitative easing, or QE3, in the cards.
On Wall Street, as in all places, the truth will set you free. The opposite may be occurring. The un-truth may be trapping us. I'm hearing almost universal consensus on two theories that strike me as possibly fallacious.
"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.