Congress Political Leaders

  • Congressional Insider Trading

    Discussing insider trading on Capitol Hill, with Peter Schweizer, "Throw Them All Out" author.

  • Rick Perry speaks at the CNBC Republican Debate.

    How should you respond when suddenly, mid-sentence, your mind goes blank and you have your own Perry "Oops" moment? Here are three tips.

  • E.U.

    Stock markets have taken such a beating over the past few months that they are now more resilient to any upheavals, apart from a complete breakdown of the euro zone, an analyst told CNBC Thursday.

  • UBS headquarters in Zurich, Switzerland.

    UBS suffered unauthorised trading on the Africa desk of its UK wealth management division in 2007 and initiated a root-and-branch review of its compliance procedures, a UK tribunal has heard, the FT reports.

  • Commodities Tomorrow

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

  • Defense Cuts Coming?

    With a week to go before the Super Committee's deadlines, defense is expected to take a big hit, reports CNBC's Jane Wells.

  • E.U.

    If the European Central Bank commits to a program to buy bonds from 'danger' states then the euro zone should stay intact, Patrick Armstrong, managing partner at Armstrong Investment Management, told CNBC Wednesday.

  • Can Italy Survive Its Debt Crisis?

    Amb. Ronald Spogli, Former U.S. Ambassador To Italy & San Marino (2005-2009), discusses how the new Italian prime minister and new Italian head of the ECB are likely to work toward bringing Italy out of its current debt crisis.

  • London Financial District

    German frustration over Britain’s approach to the euro zone crisis erupted on Tuesday after a close ally of Angela Merkel accused the UK of selfishness just days before a meeting between the two countries’ leaders in Berlin, the FT reports.

  • E.U.

    Confronted with turbulence in the provinces, the eurozone has sent in new governors. In place of the wayward George Papandreou, Greece now has Lucas Papademos, former vice-president of the European Central Bank. Instead of the unruly Silvio Berlusconi, Italy has Mario Monti, former head of competition policy at the European Commission, according to the FT.

  • Can Mario Monti Save Italy?

    CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera has the latest details on Italy's new PM, Mario Monti, and whether he'll be able to save his debt-ridden country, with Nile Gardiner, Heritage Foundation.

  • 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.

  • Barack Obama

    It’s the economy stupid—maybe not. President Obama with the help of Congressional allies has turned the key issues to his advantage.

  • German Chancellor Angela Merkel

    Europe would find it hard to convince emerging markets such as Brazil or China to invest in a European bailout fund, a former European Commissioner warned on Tuesday.

  • 'Hard Sell' for Europe to Get China or Brazil Help

    "I think it's a pretty hard sell for Europeans to go to China or Brazil or Singapore or wherever and say, 'Hey guys, we've got this fantastic idea with you putting some of your money into a bailout fund that we're not prepared to put our money into," former EU Commissioner and Chairman of the BBC Trust Lord Patten told CNBC.

  • Occupy protests in London

    The City of London Corporation - the executive body representing the district in the UK’s capital - has re-launched its legal bid to evict protestors who have been encamped around St Paul’s Cathedral since October 15 after saying that negotiations with the protestors had collapsed.

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    The government's mortgage insurer is coming dangerously close to holding no excess cash reserves for loan losses.

  • German Chancellor Angela Merkel

    The only real solution to the crisis currently dragging down the euro zone is the scrapping of the single currency, according to John Wadle, head of regional banks research at Mirae Asset.

  • How Strong Will Mario Monti's Support Be?

    Gianmaria Bergantino, head of Asset Management at the Bank Insinger de Beaufort, joined CNBC, to discuss the challenges for Mario Monti in forming a new Italian government.

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    There is no solution to the current debt crisis plaguing the euro zone, and it’s an illusion to think that one lies on the horizon, an economist told CNBC Monday.