Congress Political Leaders

  • CNBC's Kelly Evans tells you what the markets will be watching as we approach the start of trading in the U.S. (1:23)

  • Commodities Tomorrow: Strength in Brent Crude

    CNBC's Sharon Epperson discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets and looks at where oil and precious metals are likely headed tomorrow.

  • Brennan's Chinese Connection

    CNBC's Eamon Javers reports CIA nominee John Brennan worked for a corporation that courted both U.S. and China deals.

  • President Barack Obama

    President Barack Obama told fellow Democrats on Thursday he is willing to agree to a "big deal" with Congress on spending cuts and tax reforms to end the fiscal uncertainty over the deficit.

  • Mario Monti

    Voters across Lombardy, the industrial heartland of Italy, which calls Milan its capital, may well decide the outcome of the election – and the fate of Mario Monti, Italy's technocratic prime minister now seeking a political mandate. The FT reports.

  • Ronald Reagan's Legacy

    Nine years after former President Ronald Reagan's death, his legacy lives on. Craig Shirley, Shirley & Bannister Public Affairs president and a Reagan scholar and author, discusses what Reagan is most remembered for. "The most important thing to Reagan was that the power belonged to the individual, not the state," says Shirley.

  • Commodities Tomorrow: Snow's on the Way

    CNBC's Sharon Epperson discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets, and says the market is keeping a close eye on natural gas supplies, which will be announced tomorrow..

  • Republicans on the Senate Armed Services Committee proposed a seven-month delay in looming automatic spending cuts that would be paid for by shrinking the federal workforce.

  • Obama Nominates Jewell For Interior Secretary

    CNBC's John Harwood reports President Obama has nominated REI CEO Sally Jewell for Interior Secretary.

  • A deficit reduction package to preserve short term economic growth by delaying the most aggressive measures would a no-go for the markets, the private sector and politicians, business leaders told CNBC on Wednesday.

  • Masaaki Shirakawa

    The yen's historic fall is showing no signs of stopping, and with a new Bank of Japan governor on the way, this strategist has a plan for getting in on the trend.

  • USPS: Why Stop Saturday Service?

    CNBC's Hampton Pearson has the latest details on the agency's decision to halt delivery on Saturdays. And, Rep. Darrell Issa, (R-CA), weighs in with his thoughts on the restructuring plans and whether the postal service should be private.

  • Downbeat retail sales slam the Australian dollar and a central banker's departure dents the yen - it's time for your FX Fix.

  • CNBC's Kelly Evans tells you what the markets will be watching as we approach the start of trading in the U.S. (1:15)

  • Lloyd Blankfein

    President Obama turned to corporate leaders as he tried to rally support for comprehensive immigration reform.

  • Deficit to Drop Below $1 Trillion

    CNBC's Hampton Pearson reports the CBO say the U.S. budget deficit will drop below the $1 trillion mark for the first time since 2008.

  • Is it Too Late to Avoid Sequestration?

    Rep. Mac Thornberry, (R-TX), weighs in on the President's proposed plan to avoid sequester cuts. "If he talks about more tax increases then I think it's all a political sham," Rep. Thornberry added.

  • White House officials say President Obama will ask Congress to come up with tens of billions of dollars in short-term spending cuts and tax revenue to put off the automatic budget cuts that are scheduled to kick in March 1.

  • Pres. Obama Meets With CEOs on Immigration

    CNBC's John Harwood reports President Obama is meeting with business and labor leader today to discuss his immigration plan.

  • French President Francois Hollande

    French President Francois Hollande urged the euro zone on Tuesday to set a mid-term target for its currency's exchange rate and to forge a jobs policy to fight voter disillusionment.