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.
Rep. Eric Cantor, (R-VA), provides a preview of a major policy speech he will deliver later today at the American Enterprise Institute that includes education reform, revitalizing America, and expanding the GOP message.
CNBC's Kelly Evans tells you what the markets will be watching as we approach the start of trading in the U.S. (1:12)
European stocks and the euro are tumbling on political uncertainty and a lackluster euro zone economic outlook, and strategists see the weakness continuing.
Angela Merkel told Spain's Mariano Rajoy she had full confidence in his government's ability to push through reforms, brushing aside a growing corruption scandal.
Gov. Dave Heineman, (R-NE), discusses his state's plan to join seven other states that do not have income tax.
James Paulsen, Wells Capital Management; Ian Shepherdson, Pantheon Macroeconomic Advisors; and Barry Knapp, Barclays, discuss whether the looming budget battle in Washington will put the current market rally on hold.
British researchers said on Monday that a skeleton with a cleaved skull and a curved spine entombed under a car park was that of Richard III, solving a 500-year-old mystery about the final resting place of the last English king to die in battle.
U.K. Chancellor George Osborne said on Monday that banks in Britain will have to separate retail banking from riskier investment banking activities.
Silvia Wadhwa reports from Berlin on the political situation in Spain ahead of a meeting between Angela Merkel and Mariano Rajoy.
Former New York City Mayor Ed Koch has died from congestive heart failure. TV Journalist Chuck Scarborough of WNBC New York; Mark Simone, WOR Radio Talk Show host and CNBC's Contributors Keith Boykin and James Pethokoukis, discuss Koch's NYC legacy.
Alan Krueger, White House Council of Economic Advisers chairman, discusses today's employment report, adding 157,000 new jobs in January, with the unemployment rate rising to 7.9 percent.
Former New York City Mayor Ed Koch has died at the age of 88. The combative politician is remembered for his tight fiscal policies which helped pull the city out of near-financial ruin, reports CNBC's Andrew Ross Sorkin.