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CNBC's Robert Frank breaks down the difference between the "Obama-rich" and the "Boehner-rich."
CNBC's Eamon Javers reports the latest from Washington, where President Obama and Speaker Boehner met today amid fiscal cliff negotiations.
President Obama and Speaker Boehner met at the White House today. CNBC's Eamon Javers has the details of Speaker Boehner's new offer.
CNBC's Steve Liesman discusses the highlights of his interview with the lone dissenter Jeffrey Lacker, Richmond Federal Reserve Bank president.
Speaker Boehner has now offered to raise top tax rates on those making above $1 million, but only in exchange for substantial spending cuts. CNBC's Eamon Javers reports the latest.
CNBC's Steve Liesman speaks to Jeffrey Lacker, Richmond Federal Reserve Bank president, who explains why he dissented on a few of the Federal Reserve's moves last week. "A numerical threshold for unemployment is risky for a couple of reasons," he explains.
CNBC's John Harwood reports Speaker Boehner is offering $1 trillion in tax revenue for $1 trillion in spending cuts.
David Tepper, president & founder, Appaloosa Management, says the question you have to ask is what happens with the Fed when the unemployment rate comes down. They'll keep doing what they're doing till that happens, he adds.
Robert "Bob" Doll, chief equity strategist, Nuveen Investments, offers ideas for where he sees the economy and markets are headed.
Robert "Bob" Doll, chief equity strategist, Nuveen Investments, addresses concerns over the "cliff" and what kicking the can down the road will actually mean for the economy. What's the likelihood of a deal before January?
Michelle Meyer, BofA Merrill Lynch Global Research, says she's encouraged by the latest news on the "fiscal cliff" but that if negotiations do drag into next year, it could be a problem.
Alan Knuckman, Market Strategist, Optionshop, discusses how the markets are reacting to talk of the "fiscal cliff," and how to trade gold or silver in the interim.
Michelle Meyer, BofA Merrill Lynch Global Research, says a lot of growth in the next year is going to be driven by what's done in Washington to deal with the "fiscal cliff."
Millions of Americans will get hit by big tax increases a lot sooner than many realize if Congress and the White House don't agree on a plan to skirt the year-end fiscal cliff - in fact, they already have.
President Barack Obama is not ready to accept a new offer from the Republicans to raise taxes on top earners in exchange for major cuts in entitlement programs, a source said late on Saturday.
Signaling new movement in "fiscal cliff" talks, House Speaker John Boehner has proposed raising the top rate for earners making more than $1 million, a person familiar with the negotiations said. President Barack Obama, who wants higher top rates for households earning more than $250,000, has not accepted the offer, this person said.
One month after getting a pricey bottle of wine from the president as a birthday present, it's been more bar-room brawl than friendly wine-tasting for the speaker whose job is at stake right along with the nation's economic future.
Face to face with time running short, President Barack Obama and Republican House Speaker John Boehner negotiated at the White House Thursday night in what aides called "frank" talks.
Failing to steer the U.S. economy away from the "fiscal cliff" would be negative for jobs and business investment, Boeing's CEO told CNBC Friday.
Kevin Madden, JDA Frontline executive vp, discusses some of the sticking points in "fiscal cliff" negotiations.