The April jobs report put a lid on gloom and doom talk but the bad news is, the US continues to fall behind. Here's what Larry Kudlow thinks can help get the US on the right track.» 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.
Morgan Stanley is the latest firm to announce that it will not take advantage of a new Supreme Court ruling that allows companies to spend unlimited campaign cash in federal elections.
Reinstating federal estate taxes at the 65 percent rate will result in some 1.6 million jobs lost, Douglas Holtz-Eakin, president of the think tank the American Action Forum, told CNBC Thursday.
In Senate primaries in Arizona, Florida and Alaska, veteran politicians are poised to brush back charges from insurgent outsiders and move on to the general election—possibly showing that the anti-incumbent mood of the electorate has started to soften.
People in the securities and investment industry have dramatically reversed their campaign contribution trends, shifting from overwhelming support of Democrats in 2009, to an equally overwhelming support of Republicans in 2010.
History shows that the S&P 500's performance during the three calendar months leading up to the presidential election have been a good predictor of whether the president or his party are re-elected.
Children of presidents are as close to royalty as we get in the United States and for an estimated $3 million, Chelsea Clinton will get quite the fairy tale wedding.
Taxes on US businesses are about average compared to those in the rest of the world, Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner told CNBC Wednesday.
The world’s rich countries are now conducting a dangerous experiment. They are repeating an economic policy out of the 1930s — starting to cut spending and raise taxes before a recovery is assured — and hoping today’s situation is different enough to assure a different outcome. The NYT explains.
The United States government should not stand behind banks that mix up their trading activities with their banking activities, former Fed Chairman Paul Volcker told CNBC Monday.
Highre tax rates threaten to damage venture capital investment and to derail a key source of job growth. And no one in Congress, in either party, seems intent on doing much of anything to stop it.