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  • Barney Frank on closing tax loopholes Wednesday, 14 May 2014 | 7:36 AM ET
    Barney Frank on closing tax loopholes

    Former Rep. Barney Frank, (D-Mass.), shares his thoughts on what he would like to see done to offset some of the tax burden and make sure more people pay their fair share of the tax rate.

  • Still room to raise taxes on upper income individuals: Barney Frank

    Former Rep. Barney Frank, (D-Mass.), discusses implementing corporate tax reform in a fair and equitable way.

  • Profit motive needed to rebuild infrastructure: Lazear Wednesday, 14 May 2014 | 7:07 AM ET
    Profit motive needed to rebuild infrastructure: Lazear

    Ed Lazear, Hoover Institution senior fellow, shares his thoughts on the private sector's involvement in rebuilding the nation's crumbling infrastructure as opposed to the U.S. government. It's doable, says Robert Cox, Reuters Breakingviews.

  • Yahoo buys Blink for undisclosed amount Wednesday, 14 May 2014 | 7:06 AM ET
    Yahoo buys Blink for undisclosed amount

    Robert Cox, Reuters Breakingviews, and Ed Lazear, Hoover Institution senior fellow, discuss the likely motivation behind Yahoo's acquisition of mobile messaging app "Blink". The reason you pay up for these things is because they have a user base, Cox says.

  • Shovel-ready concept misguided: Lazear Wednesday, 14 May 2014 | 7:06 AM ET
    Shovel-ready concept misguided: Lazear

    Ed Lazear, Hoover Institution senior fellow, discusses the effectiveness of the government's "shovel-ready" stimulus program. Obama led us astray, contends Lazear.

  • Pres. Obama: Immigration reform to strengthen economy Thursday, 17 Apr 2014 | 3:52 PM ET
    Pres. Obama: Immigration reform to strengthen economy

    President Obama discusses a bipartisan plan for immigration reform.

  • Immigration reform will happen: Jack Lew Wednesday, 9 Apr 2014 | 10:58 AM ET
    US Treasury Secretary Jack Lew speaks to the media during G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors in Sydney.

    The public has grown far too pessimistic on the prospects of immigration reform, Treasury Secretary Jack Lew tells CNBC.

  • Lew: Immigration reform critical to economic growth Wednesday, 9 Apr 2014 | 10:15 AM ET
    Lew: Immigration reform critical to boosting economic growth

    Treasury Secretary Jack Lew provides perspective on a CBO study which looked at the economic benefits of immigration reform.

  • Lew: Broad bipartisan consensus immigration reform needed

    Treasury Secretary Jack Lew says immigration reform is "the right thing to do," in discussing the benefits of immigration reform on the U.S. economy.

  • Wanted: Foreign workers. H-1B visa requests leap Monday, 3 Mar 2014 | 3:34 PM ET

    Visa requests allowing overseas nationals to work in the U.S. could reach record levels in 2014.

  • Rep. Ryan: Lower tax rates produce economic growth Wednesday, 26 Feb 2014 | 8:18 AM ET
    Rep. Ryan: Lower tax rates produce economic growth

    Rep. Paul Ryan, (R-WI), shares his thoughts on why raising the minimum wage could hinder job creation.

  • Rep. Ryan: I voted for ENDA Wednesday, 26 Feb 2014 | 8:17 AM ET
    Rep. Ryan: I voted for ENDA

    Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis., discusses his vote for the Employment Non-Discrimination Act, which provides basic protections against workplace discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation or gender.

  • Rep. Ryan: Liberal president won't do anything constructive

    Rep. Paul Ryan, (R-WI), shares his "pro-growth" ideas to lower tax rates on business and families and create jobs. Simplifying the tax code is clearly one of the best things we can do to create growth and jobs in this economy, says Ryan.

  • Sold to the highest bidder! Citizenship Tuesday, 25 Feb 2014 | 2:13 PM ET
    U.K. entry visa.

    The U.K. plan to auction off visas, with bids starting at $4 million, may sound strange, but it's not too different from other schemes that give investors visas.

  • Don't threaten Switzerland: German minister Tuesday, 18 Feb 2014 | 11:38 AM ET
    Don't threaten Switzerland: German minister

    Jorgo Chatzimarkakis, a German member of the European Parliament, says officials should not "threaten" Switzerland regarding its vote to restrict immigration from other European Union countries.

  • Record number of Americans give up citizenship Tuesday, 11 Feb 2014 | 10:28 AM ET

    Last year, a record 2,999 Americans gave up their citizenship or terminated their long-term U.S. residency, according to new government data.

  • Swiss immigration restrictions will be a problem: Pro Monday, 10 Feb 2014 | 11:50 AM ET
    Swiss immigration restrictions will be a problem: Pro

    Sebastien Galy, senior currency strategist at Societe Generale, says Switzerland's strong economy has relied on productive labor from around Europe and the latest vote to restrict immigration will be "negative" for the Swiss economy.

  • As US Latinos surge, financials ask: Habla Español? Monday, 10 Feb 2014 | 8:37 AM ET

    With 53 million Hispanics in the U.S., the financial sector sees Latinos as a key growth area.

  • Why the Swiss immigration vote is bad news Monday, 10 Feb 2014 | 1:30 AM ET
    Why the Swiss immigration vote is bad news

    Dominik Hangartner, associate professor at the London School of Economics, says the Swiss vote to set EU immigration quotas is "not good news" for the country's economy and relations with the region.

  • With DC stalled, states are making their own rules Friday, 7 Feb 2014 | 10:35 AM ET
    Anti-fracking activists demonstrate in New York City.

    Gridlock in Washington on fracking, the minimum wage, and immigration force states to make their own rules. Fiscal Times reports.