Congress Political Leaders


  • Commodities Tomorrow

    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.

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    The euro was doomed from its inception and is the reason that Europe is in an appalling mess, an economist told CNBC Monday.

  • Noyer: French Banks May Need to Recapitalize

    "It is possible that French banks will have (as others have) to reinforce their capital in the coming months," Christian Noyer, Governor of the Bank of France, told CNBC.

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    Euro zone leaders are expected to come up with a substantive plan to solve the area’s crippling debt crisis by the time of the G20 leaders summit in Cannes on Nov. 3.  At the back of every investor’s mind is the thought that we could be setting ourselves up for a big fall.

  • Will Herman Cain Take the GOP Lead?

    Debating whether GOP presidential candidate, Herman Cain, can capitalize on his 9-9-9 tax reform plan and capture the nomination, with Bernard Whitman, Whitman Insight Strategies; James Petholoukis, AEI economics columnist; and Ann Coulter, syndicated columnist.

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    The White House said it would not be able to implement a long-term care insurance program. The defunct initiative is the first big part of the health-care overhaul to get the axe.

  • Occupy Wall Street protests

    Not everyone camping out is thrilled with celebrities making an appearance with Occupy Wall Street.

  • Occupy Wall Street protests

    The “Occupy Wall Street” protests in New York and similar demonstrations in many other cities in the US and around the world should serve as a wake-up call to the business community.

  • Herman Cain

    If done right, Herman Cain’s proposal to replace all federal taxes with a 9 percent income tax, 9 percent national sales tax, and 9 percent corporate tax makes good economic sense.

  • Silvio Berlusconi

    Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi won a crucial vote of confidence on Friday, giving his struggling center-right government a new, but probably short, lease of life.

  • Milken Dream Act Reality

    CNBC's Jane Wells has the story on the bill that could be a nightmare for tax payers.

  • Commodities Tomorrow

    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.

  • Occupy Minneapolis protesters

    People "occupying" various cities are unhappy with a financial system they see favoring the few over the many. Do many of them even know how the financial system works? Half the time I can't figure it out. Cognito, a financial sector PR agency, is here to help!

  • Finland

    The Nordic country of 5 million people may decide to leave the single European currency and return to its markka if it is forced to cough up funds to support weaker euro zone members, Matthew Lynn, an analyst with Strategy Economics, wrote in a research note on Thursday.

  • Greece

    The domino effect of a Greek default is almost inevitable because of the integrated banking system within Europe, a consultant told CNBC Thursday.

  • Herman Cain

    Business executive Herman Cain has jumped to the top of the volatile Republican presidential race in a campaign season dominated by economic anxiety.

  • Plosser One-on-One

    Charles Plosser, Philadelphia Fed president, explains why he does not see a double-dip recession happening in the United States.

  • 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.

    President Obama needs to stop campaigning and start working with Republican lawmakers who are interested in finding common ground for policies that will improve the economy, Rep. Paul Ryan said Wednesday.

  • Herman Cain

    Now that Herman Cain's stock has been rising in the Republican presidential scrabble, he's drawing a clear line between himself and the other candidates when it comes to taxes.

  • Cain's Plan to Reform the Tax Code

    Highlights from his recent participation in the Republican presidential candidate debate, with Herman Cain, GOP presidential candidate, who explain's his 999 plan for tax reform, including deductions for those who invest in business.