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  • Paul Ryan's Unfortunate Bank Stock Trades Tuesday, 14 Aug 2012 | 11:30 AM ET
    Paul Ryan

    If Ryan had seemed to be timing the market particularly well, it then might be fair to suspect that he was employing some kind of edge to derive abnormal returns. But as far as I can tell, that doesn’t seem to be the case at all. In fact, he seems pretty poor at market-timing.

  • Ryan Has Kept Close Ties to Donors on the Right Tuesday, 14 Aug 2012 | 10:12 AM ET
    Paul Ryan (L), David Koch (R)

    Paul Ryan has close ties to conservatives who have channeled tea party anger into a $400 million political machine, financed by donors who rival and occasionally challenge Mitt Romney, The New York Times reports.

  • Democrats to Go 'All Out' to Distort Ryan Plan: Trump Tuesday, 14 Aug 2012 | 8:37 AM ET
    Chairman and President of the Trump Organization, Donald Trump, speaks to several GOP women's group at the Treasure Island Hotel & Casino April 28, 2011 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

    Democrats will do all they can to distort Republican vice presidential nominee Paul Ryan's plan to reform Medicare, Donald Trump warned on CNBC.

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    It's late August and Wall Street's got a case of empty-desk syndrome. Two things need to go well to fuel the market, one pro said — the Greek debt auction and retail sales.

  • Pawlenty Rejects Reports of Romney-Ryan Rift Monday, 13 Aug 2012 | 6:18 PM ET

    Any budget disagreements between Republican presidential hopeful Mitt Romney and running mate Paul Ryan have been greatly exaggerated, former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty told CNBC on Monday.

  • Ryan Pick Reassuring, Small-Business Owners Say Monday, 13 Aug 2012 | 3:48 PM ET
    Republican vice presidential candidate, U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) speaks during a campaign rally at the NASCAR Technical Institute on August 12, 2012 in Mooresville, North Carolina.

    Small business reaction to Paul Ryan is rolling in. See what business leaders have to say about Mitt Romney's pick.

  • Elevating Ryan, and His Budget Details Monday, 13 Aug 2012 | 2:49 PM ET
    House Budget Chairman Paul Ryan, R-Wisc., holds a copy of his budget proposal 'The Path to Prosperity' during a news conference on the FY2012 budget resolution on Tuesday, April 5, 2011.

    The budgets that Rep. Paul Ryan has pushed through the  House have been nothing short of a conservative reordering of the nation’s tax and spending priorities for the 21st century, The New York Times reports.

  • For Ryan and Obama, More Than the Usual Rivalry Monday, 13 Aug 2012 | 11:51 AM ET
    Barack Obama (L), Paul Ryan (R)

    When President Obama was elected, aides say, he saw Rep. Paul Ryan as someone he could possibly work with to reverse the federal debt.  He soon would change his view.

  • Wealthiest Voters May Like Romney Even More Now Monday, 13 Aug 2012 | 11:21 AM ET
    Republican vice presidential candidate, U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) listens to Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney (R), talk to the crowd at the Absolute Style furniture factory on August 12, 2012 in High Point, North Carolina.

    Romney’s choice of Paul Ryan solidifies the Republican belief that successful job creators and smart risk-takers should be encouraged rather than taxed.

  • Paul Ryan In His Own Words on CNBC Monday, 13 Aug 2012 | 11:20 AM ET
    Rep. Ryan Paul from Wisconsin

    Rep. Paul Ryan, the Wisconsin congressman who is now Mitt Romney's vice presidential choice, has made many appearances on CNBC in his role as chairman of the House Budget Committee and the author of a controversial budget plan that projects spending cuts of $5.3 trillion over ten years.   Here's a collection of video clips going back to June, 2011.

  • Political, Market Watchers Sound Off on Ryan Pick Monday, 13 Aug 2012 | 10:40 AM ET
    Republican vice presidential candidate, U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) listens to Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney (R), talk to the crowd at the Absolute Style furniture factory on August 12, 2012 in High Point, North Carolina.

    The addition of Paul Ryan to the Republican presidential ticket offers a clear distinction between competing visions for the country, political and market observers said Monday.

  • Ryan's Way: How He Would Change Medicare Monday, 13 Aug 2012 | 10:03 AM ET
    Rep. Paul Ryan of Wisconsin

    Paul Ryan's blueprint for Medicare could prove as polarizing in the campaign as President Barack Obama's health care overhaul has been. Even Mitt Romney may not want to go there.

  • Morici: Ryan a Smart Choice by a Savvy Executive Monday, 13 Aug 2012 | 6:06 AM ET
    US Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney announces Wisconsin Representative Paul Ryan(L) as his vice presidential running mate during a campaign rally at the Nauticus Museum n in Norfolk, Virginia, August 11, 2012.

    Hold your breath America. Governor Mitt Romney has picked a running mate who could make him president.

  • Ryan Pick Gives Obama Chance to Change Subject Monday, 13 Aug 2012 | 5:50 AM ET
    Wisconsin Representative Paul Ryan speaks after US Republican presidential candidate and former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney announced Ryan as his vice presidential running mate during a campaign rally at the Nauticus Museum after touring the USS Wisconsin in Norfolk, Virginia, August 11, 2012.

    The selection of Representative Paul  Ryan as the Republican vice-presidential candidate provides President Obama with something he has been eagerly looking for — a bigger target. The New York Times reports.

  • Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney (L) jokes with U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) (R) after announcing him as the 'next PRESIDENT of the United States' during an event announcing him as his vice presidential running mate.

    Likely Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney announced on Saturday that Wisconsin Congressman Paul Ryan would be his vice presidential running mate. Here are some official reactions to the news.

  • Obama Is Distracting the Country: Rep. Ryan Tuesday, 10 Jul 2012 | 1:03 PM ET

    Rep. Paul Ryan tells CNBC’s “Squawk Box” that President Obama’s plan to extend the Bush- era tax cuts only for those making less than $250,000 a year is a “distraction.”

  • Capitol Hill Showdown on Taxes Tuesday, 10 Jul 2012 | 8:34 AM ET
    Capitol Hill Showdown on Taxes

    Rep. Paul Ryan, (R-WI), discusses election year politics; the House proposal on tax cuts and how it differs from President Obama's plans.

  • Paul Ryan Blames Democrats for Debt Woes Tuesday, 15 May 2012 | 10:47 PM ET
    Rep. Ryan Paul from Wisconsin

    Asked what he would be willing to give up to address the U.S. debt crisis, Rep. Paul Ryan stood his ground Tuesday and insisted it was Democrats who needed to cede ground.

  • Ryan’s Rise From Follower to G.O.P. Trailblazer Monday, 30 Apr 2012 | 11:38 AM ET
    House Budget Chairman Paul Ryan, R-Wisc., holds a copy of his budget proposal 'The Path to Prosperity' during a news conference on the FY2012 budget resolution on Tuesday, April 5, 2011.

    From catfish to Rage Against the Machine, Rep. Paul Ryan has become perhaps the most influential policy maker in the GOP, its de facto head of economic policy, The New York Times says.

  • Taxing Times for Americans Monday, 16 Apr 2012 | 7:42 AM ET
    Taxing Times for Americans

    David Walker, Comeback America Initiative founder & CEO, discusses the federal budget deficit; the presidential race; taxes and the "Buffet Rule," as well as the high cost of health care.