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
Currently, couples can give away $10 million in lifetime gifts without paying transfer taxes, but President Obama has now proposed that couples be limited to $1 million in gifts, and any additional gifts be taxed at 55 percent. CNBC's Robert Frank has the details.
If you think recent orders to curb gun violence will make a difference, think again.
NBC's Chris Pollone reports the Connecticut gunman has now been identified as Adam Lanza; and that the guns used in this attack were registered to Adam Lanza's mother.
Apple is back above $500 after sinking, and JPMorgan and Goldman Sachs both beat earnings estimates. Where stocks and the market stands now, with Zachary Karabell, River Twice Research.
NBC's Chris Pollone reports on the tragic school shooting in Newtown, Connecticut Friday morning, in which 26 victims were killed; and Blake Zeff, Former Obama Presidential Campaign Aide; Rep. Nan Hayworth (R-NY); and Mark Simone, WABC Radio Talk show host, discuss.
The debt ceiling debate seems to be splitting conservatives. Former Republican Congressman Joe Scarborough explains how and why he wants to remake the GOP; and Michael Needham, Heritage Action for America CEO, and CNBC Contributor Tony Fratto, weigh in.
CNBC's Larry Kudlow offers an economic report card; and discussing whether interest rates are going up sooner, with Randy Kroszner, Former Federal Reserve Governor, who discusses whether investors should be worried.
CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports the FAA is ordering all U.S.-based airlines to ground all Boeing 787 Dreamliners amid a safety investigation.
The AP confirms today that the White House sidetracked dozens of major regulations prior to November's elections. Richard Rahn, CATO Institute, provides perspective.
President Obama announced new gun safety measures, reports CNBC's Eamon Javers; and the NRA is pushing back with a tough ad campaign today, with Ben Jealous, NAACP President & CEO; Lars Larson, the Lars Larson Show; and Nan Hayworth, Former Republican New York Rep.
What fixes does the GOP need? Katie Kieffer, Columnist and Political Commentator, says Republicans need to stop running boring moderates, or hypocritical preachers; and Mark Stevens, MSCO CEO, believes the Republicans should take a lesson on branding from the Democrats.
There's nothing like losing two straight presidential elections to strike some end-of-life fear into a party and the usual "the other guys are irrelevant" talk from the opposing side.
Brian Kelly of Shelter Harbor Capital assesses where stocks stand as fiscal cliff talks go nowhere, and also offers strategies to playing the global market. "You don't have to just trade the S&P 500, Australia is up, the Japanese Yen is doing well, and even look at Hong Kong," he says.
The government has a "spending problem" and that needs to change, former House Majority Leader Richard Gephardt told CNBC.
Retired Nebraska Republican Senator Chuck Hagel is reportedly on President Obama's short list for Secretary of Defense, with John Batchelor, The John Batchelor Show Host.
There's yet another incident involving Boeing's 787 Dreamliner, CNBC's Bertha Coombs.
Ambassador Susan Rice withdraws her name from consideration for Secretary of State, reports NBC's Danielle Leigh.
Gov. Tom Corbett, (R-PA), discusses his state's economic agenda and the fracking boom, with CNBC's Larry Kudlow.
CNBC's Eamon Javers reports from Washington where Speaker Boehner is meeting President Obama; and Keith Boykin, Former Clinton White House aide; Katie Pavlich, Townhall.com; and Russ Reynolds, Batteries Plus, discuss the state of the negotiations and what it means for the U.S. economy.
Apple is still facing heat after iPhone parts orders tumbled to an 11-month low just as Dell is up over $13 a share on takeover rumors. Kenneth Heebner, Capital Growth Management, weighs in.