Congress Political Leaders

  • CNBC's Ross Westgate tells you what the markets will be watching as we approach the start of trading in the U.S.

  • The Gomez Plan for Growth?

    Rep. Ed Markey (D-MA) and Rep. Gabriel Gomez (R-MA) are campaigning to fill John Kerry's Senate seat. Rep. Gomez shares his plan for growth.

  • Bill Gates and Warren Buffett speak on CNBC's Squawk Box in Omaha, Nebraska.

    Warren Buffett and Bill Gates said it's only fair that online retailers collect state sales taxes, just as brick-and-mortar stores do.

  • Commodities Tomorrow: Eye on Syria

    CNBC's Sharon Epperson discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. Traders are watching the situation in the Middle East and whether violence could spread throughout the region, she says.

  • What to Expect From US/South Korea Summit

    Arvind Ramakrishnan, principal Asia analyst at Maplecroft, discusses the summit between the U.S. and South Korea and says no change of strategy against North Korea is likely to be induced.

  • Pre-Market Report: What You Need to Know

    CNBC's Louisa Bojesen tells you what the markets will be watching as we approach the start of trading in the U.S.

  • Is Hollande's Unpopularity Justified?

    Bruno Jeanbart, director political studies and opinion polls at Opinionway, explains why Francois Hollande has suffered such in steep fall in popularity during his first year in office.

  • Ending Austerity Does Not Make Sense: Pro

    Steen Jakobsen, chief economist at Saxo Bank, comments on euro zone data and explains why the discussion over ending austerity only makes business people confused.

  • Franco/German Relationship Not Good: Lawmaker

    Bruno Le Maire, Member of Parliament for the UMP party, outlines the three reasons why the Franco/German relationship is not in a good shape.

  • Europeans 'Are Born Blind': Economist

    Roger Nightingale, economist at RDN Associates and Steve Sedgwick have a heated debate about whether Europe can be blamed for Britain's problems.

  • Malaysia Elections: Voting Irregularities Raises Questions

    Bridget Welsh, Associate Professor, Political Science at Singapore Management University (SMU) says Barisan Nasional won only by a razor thin majority in a significant number of states. She says issues of recounting, spoiled votes and a sudden surge of new voters raises questions on how the Malaysian Electoral Commission has handled the voting process.

  • Advocates on both sides of the aisle want to lower the official corporate tax rate and the country's biggest companies are in favor, but how? NYT reports.

  • Will Better Jobs Data Boost Obama?

    CNBC's John Harwood takes a look at whether the positive employment report will translate into political clout for President Obama.

  • Malaysia Election: Too Close to Call?

    Ibrahim Suffian, Director at Merdeka Center says the contest between Barisan Nasional and Pakatan Rakyat is very close and neither side has a clear lead to form a majority in parliament. Merdeka Centre is an independent pollster and think tank.

  • Destination Mexico For Asia-Pacific?

    Jorge Mariscal, Regional CIO, Emerging Markets at UBS discusses the agenda for President Obama's Mexico visit plus the nation's growing importance for Asia-Pacific countries.

  • Pres. Obama Nominates Two Key Positions in Commerce & Trade

    President Obama nominates two key members of his economic team: Penny Pritzker as Secretary of Commerce; and Michael Froman as the next U.S. Trade Representative. Also, CNBC's John Harwood discusses the odds of confirmation for the two nominees.

  • An SEC investigation into stock trading after a leak involving a government decision is a "very gray area," former SEC attorney Jacob Frenkel tells CNBC.

  • Is Letta to Thank for Italian Low Yields?

    Darren Ruane, senior bond strategist at Investec Wealth & Investment, discusses why the Italian and Spanish yields are at new lows.

  • Commodities Tomorrow: Nat Gas, Gold

    CNBC's Sharon Epperson on what to watch in commodities -- particularly natural gas and gold -- in the day ahead.

  • Erskine Bowles

    Erskine Bowles, former co-chair of the president's debt commission, told CNBC that a "Grand Bargain" on deficit reduction is "on life-support," with the chances reaching it "north of zero" percent.