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
As if the looming "fiscal cliff" isn’t frightening enough, new results suggest it’s already doing very serious damage to the economy. And it’s only September.
I celebrate my birthday today. As I will blow out the ever-expanding number of candles on birthday cake tonight, I will have a list of wishes I want to come true.
According to GOP leaders, the White House knew the Libya attack was an act of terrorism 24 hours after it happend, and chose to deliberately mislead the American people for weeks.
Why toll hikes on bridges and tunnels from New Jersey to New York City will have nation-wide implications.
According to Larry Kudlow and Ann Coulter, for every Romney gaffe that you’ve heard about, there’s an Obama gaffe that’s even worse.
On Tuesday investors took the market lower, in part due to the latest reports out of the Mideast suggesting that Iran may be another step closer to having nuclear weapons.
He’s a straight-shooting, hard-money, free market central banker—an unusual combination. Hoenig is also a man of integrity who dissents from the FOMC so clearly in his disagreement with ultra-easy money. Incidentally, he believes that Too-Big-To-Fail and “Bailout Nation” are moving America away from free market capitalism.
Until quite recently, it looked as if the economy was going to be the deciding factor in the election. But that may be about to change.
According to top trader Brian Kelly, the Fed should continue to drive the market rally, unless one of these three catalysts takes a serious turn for the worse.
House Majority Leader Eric Cantor just told me in a CNBC interview that there is no deal on budget cuts for the continuing resolution.
According to new research from Citi, if lawmakers can’t stop their squabbling and get their acts together – the sell-off in the stock market could be horrendous.
Business and consumer confidence, the result of an improved attitude toward business coming from the Obama administration, will result in good growth here in the US. Stephen Schwarzman, CEO and co-founder of the Blackstone Group, told CNBC Friday.
If you travel this airline frequently, there’s a good chance you were late for a business meeting or you sacrificed precious vacation time or due to delays and cancellations.
The key to job growth is to revamp the corporate tax code, House Speaker John Boehner, (R-Ohio), told CNBC Monday.
Larry Kudlow is hearing from his beltway sources that the President may have put politics ahead of national security in the wake of the Libya attacks that killed four Americans, including U.S. Ambassador Chris Stevens.
As the Japanese race the clock to avert a nuclear meltdown at a power plant, House Speaker John Boehner, (R-Ohio), told CNBC Monday that the US needs to assess both the Japanese situation and its own relationship with nuclear energy.
Proud coal mining families have dotted parts of the Eastern United States since the Industrial Revolution began. But President Obama doesn’t seem to care!
The recent spike in crude oil prices will be evident in headline inflation gauges but will have a "very limited effect on core" ones, former Fed vice chairman Don Kohn told CNBC Friday.
Discussing the influence of the election on Wall Street and Main Street, with James Pethokoukis, U.S. News & World Report assistant managing editor of money & business; Arthur Laffer, Laffer Associates chairman; Greg Valliere, Stanford Financial Group chief political strategist; Jared Bernstein, Economic Policy Institute & CNBC contributor; and CNBC's Larry Kudlow
One of the most significant legacies of TARP is that it has increased the chance of more bailouts, Neil Barofsky, the government program’s special inspector general, told CNBC Wednesday.