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)
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.
CNBC's Eamon Javers reports CIA nominee John Brennan worked for a corporation that courted both U.S. and China deals.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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)
President Obama turned to corporate leaders as he tried to rally support for comprehensive immigration reform.
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.
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.
CNBC's John Harwood reports President Obama is meeting with business and labor leader today to discuss his immigration plan.
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.