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Bailing out the U.S. automobile industry “was the right thing to do” despite declining share values over the past year, former General Motors Vice Chairman Bob Lutz said Monday.
Dear Sen. McCain: Washington watchers know that you are a Teddy Roosevelt fan. That’s a good choice; TR didn’t get everything right, but no one does. He was one of our greatest leaders and I admire your taste...
Ongoing economic trouble in Europe, including a “bank jog” on Greek banks, this week could signal a third round of quantitative easing on this side of the Atlantic.
The global warming debate attracts some strange professional associations.
In the looming battle over priorities in federal budgeting priorities, two lawmakers on CNBC’s “The Kudlow Report” boiled it down to tax cuts vs. spending cuts.
The raft of federal regulation which has built up over the past couple of decades has pushed the banking industry into making the loans for which they are now being criticized.
As the federal budget deadline approaches, Congress will probably be able to forge a deal — at the 11th hour, Sen. Tom Coburn said Wednesday.
Normally rising rates hurt stocks as fixed income investments take on additional attractiveness with higher yields ... but these are not normal times.
Asked what he would be willing to give up to address the U.S. debt crisis, Rep. Paul Ryan stood his ground Tuesday and insisted it was Democrats who needed to cede ground.
Lehman Brothers, Bear Stearns, UBS, Merrill Lynch – what do these firms have in common?
JPMorgan’s much ballyhooed $2 billion loss is no reason to ramp up regulations, noted bank analyst Dick Bove said Monday.
Why Fed member Kohn's recent statement that maybe we need to live with a little inflation is absurd and Bernanke is so right.
Following news this week that JPMorgan Chase lost $2 billion on a bad hedging strategy, former FDIC Chairman Bill Isaac on Friday urged U.S policies to prevent banks that are “too big to fail.”
Tuesday night on Larry Kudlow's show was interesting as always but a couple of issues stood out. Sean Tully of Fortune Magazine opined that oil could fall back to a range of $50-70 before too long.
The U.S. economic recovery is “ahead of schedule,” even as insufficient consumer demand continues to pose a risk, former Treasury Secretary Larry Summers said Thursday.
The summertime job seekers are out in force, but thanks to legislative minimum wage moves, they aren't finding much work.
President Obama voicing his support of gay marriage Wednesday was just a smokescreen to distract from his policies, Sen. Jim DeMint said on CNBC’s “The Kudlow Report.”
Let's face it, America has an ethanol problem, and much of the world, which is (co)dependent on our food production is suffering the consequences.
With virtually zero chance of winning the Republican presidential nomination, Rep. Ron Paul said Tuesday that he has no immediate plans to endorse Mitt Romney.
Unfortunately, we dumped good old Gross National Product just at the time when world trade was starting to explode and America was in the middle of it all.