Michelle Fox is a web producer for "Mad Money" and "Fast Money." Prior to joining CNBC.com, she spent nearly 20 years on the broadcast side of the business, including an earlier stint at CNBC. Fox has also worked at MSNBC, Court TV and WCBS-TV in New York City, where she earned an Emmy award for anticipated breaking news coverage.
Presidential candidate Rick Perry dismissed criticism his flat tax would raise taxes for the middle class, saying his economic plan will “lower taxes across the board.” He’s also looking to pull back every regulation that’s been implemented since the 2008 financial crisis.
With Libya offline, MercBloc’s Dan Dicker thinks if this catalyst comes into play it could send oil up "in a hurry."