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The economy needs certainty and not a "Plan B," says Ralph Schlosstein, BlackRock. Glenn Hutchins, Silver Lake Partners, also weighs in.
Discussing the "tough medicine" necessary to achieve a fiscal cliff compromise, with Ralph Schlosstein, BlackRock; Glenn Silver Lake Partners, Rep. Steve Israel, (D-NY).
US crude advanced on Tuesday on hopes that Washington could be edging closer to a deal to avert the so-called fiscal cliff.
CNBC's Eamon Javers reports the latest on the "fiscal cliff" negotiations in Washington. Sen. Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Judd Gregg, former Senator from New Hampshire, discuss their expectations for a deal on the fiscal cliff.
Gold fell almost 2 percent on Tuesday to its lowest price since August, hit by heavy technical selling and growing hopes that U.S. legislators are closer to reaching a deal that would avert a fiscal crisis next month.
Here's how close President Obama and House Speaker John Boehner are in the "fiscal cliff" negotiations.
America will reach the current $16.4 trillion debt limit in a matter of weeks. Alice Rivlin, Brookings Institution senior fellow, says the debt ceiling is extraneous; and Andy Roth, Club for Growth Government Affairs VP, discusses the need for tax and entitlement reform.
CNBC's Eamon Javers reports the President will not accept a deal that doesn't ask enough of the wealthy, and the fiscal cliff negotiations continue; and CNBC's Steve Liesman, weighs in.
How could an agreement on the fiscal cliff impact small businesses? Frank Sorrentino, North Jersey Community Bank CEO, provides perspective.
CNBC's Eamon Javers reports the White House is saying Boehner's offer does not protect the middle class; and CNBC's Steve Liesman breaks down the primary differences in the fiscal cliff negotiations between the Republicans and the Democrats.
Republican Senator Bob Corker told CNBC on Tuesday that he does not think a deal to avoid the "fiscal cliff" will be reached by the end of this week.
CNBC's Eamon Javers & Steve Liesman offer analysis of John Boehner's remarks on fiscal cliff talks. Republicans don't believe the President has offered enough spending cuts.
House Speaker John Boehner delivers a statement on the fiscal cliff negotiations. "It's important to protect as many tax payers as we can," he said.
President Obama's latest "fiscal cliff" offer does not move the goalposts closer in negotiations, former Bush economic adviser Lawrence Lindsey told CNBC.
Gillian Tett, assistant editor and columnist at Financial Times, offers her take on fiscal cliff negotiations, adding that a deal would be a "big Christmas gift" for the markets.
Greg Ip, U.S. economics editor at The Economist, tells CNBC that even in the best case the US has significant tightening baked in for the first half of 2013.
Discussing whether the wealthy will change their spending habits, if higher tax rates are put in place, with Mark Martiak, Premier Wealth/First Allied; Ron Weiner, RDM Financial Group; and CNBC's Robert Frank.
How investors are playing the fiscal cliff negotiations, with Lee Munson, Portfolio Asset Management; Bill Nichols, Cantor Fitzgerald; Gordon Charlop, Rosenblatt Securities; and CNBC's Rick Santelli.
Speaker Boehner has offered $1 trillion in tax revenue, in exchange for $1 trillion spending cuts. CNBC's Eamon Javers reports the latest on the fiscal cliff negotiations in Washington.
President Obama and House Speaker John Boehner met for 45 minutes Monday in hopes of reaching a deal to avoid the "fiscal cliff," but the White House suggested later that it was not budging from its plan.