The US won the Cold War largely because Reagan had a strong economy to back him up. Obama has broken that link—and Putin knows it, says Larry Kudlow.» Read More
Can the Republicans recover from the fiscal cliff battle? Karen Finney, The Hill columnist and Katie Pavlich, TownHall.com, weigh in.
Senate Democrats are finally promising to pass a budget, however an internal memo promises tax hikes will be included, with Ari Melber, Nation Magazine correspondent; Kate Obsenshain, author of "Divider-In-Chief"; and Kay Bailey Hutchison, Former U.S. Senator (R-TX).
CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis takes a close look at the market action from this week, saying the financial sector was up more than 3 percent for the week. Also, discussing the market's reaction to fiscal cliff concerns, with Dan Greenhaus, BTIG; Karen Finney, The Hill columnist; and Katie Pavlich, TownHall.com.
Larry Kudlow debates with several experts about how a new gun proposal might work.
The leading economic indicators are suggesting better growth ahead, explains CNBC's Larry Kudlow.
Did you know that middle class Americans have more buying power today than ever before? Robert Reich, author of "Beyond Outrage," and Jim Pethokoukis, American Enterprise Institute, weigh in.
Apple took a major bite out of today's market rally, dropping 12 percent. Barry Knapp, Barclays; Brian Kelly, Shelter Harbor Capital; and Rebecca Patterson, Bessemer Trust CIO, provide perspective. CNBC's Jon Fortt and Jane Wells report on the action in Microsoft and Starbucks post-earnings.
House Republicans voted to suspend the debt ceiling until May 19, with Sen. Kelly Ayotte (R-NH); Blake Zeff, Former Obama Presidential Campaign Aide; and Kellyanne Conway, The Polling Company.
California's top tax rate is 13.3 percent, and Tiger Woods is backing up Phil Mickelson, saying he moved to Florida because of it. CNBC's Brian Shactman has the details.
Secretary of State gave her testimony on the Benghazi consulate attack. U.S. Army Retiree Gen. Wesley Clark and Peter Brookes, Heritage Foundation senior fellow, share their opinions on the White House's choices following the attack.
There's a new route for the Keystone XL Pipeline, but will President Obama approve it? Larry Kudlow discusses the odds with it with two experts.
Discussing what Apple and Netflix's earnings says about where the companies are headed in 2013, and the powerful rally on Wall Street, with Abigail Doolittle, The Seaport Group; Michael Farr, Farr, Miller & Washington president; and David Goldman, Former Head of Fixed Income at Bank of America.
Taxpayers can breathe a sigh of relief after crucial credits and deductions were extended. Now, what were they again?
Growth in the U.S. economy will be aided by the domestic "energy revolution" and the pick-up in the housing market, Under Secretary of State Robert Hormats told CNBC on Wednesday.
House Speaker John Boehner indicated Tuesday that Republicans will vote on an extension of the federal debt ceiling to allow Treasury to borrow money until mid-May. The move would reverse the order of a series of expected debt and spending fights in Washington, an effort designed to put the GOP on more sound political footing.
After pressuring Japan's central bank into overhauling monetary policy, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe declared the change "epoch making". Next on his to-do list: find a central bank chief more sympathetic to his views than the current governor.
It looks like 2013 is going to be a "lower growth environment," DuPont CEO Ellen Kullman told CNBC, but she cited two areas of expected strength this year.
Like comedian Rodney Dangerfield, this market rally just doesn't seem to get any respect!
President Barack Obama urged Americans to reject political "absolutism" and partisan rancor as he kicked off his second term with a call for national unity, setting a pragmatic tone for the challenges he faces over the coming years.
Stocks had another solid week. Discussing market opportunities, with Ron Kruszewski, Stifel Nicolaus president & CEO.