×

Congress Political Leaders

  • European Union Flag

    Crisis-hit states cannot return to external and internal balance without higher spending and inflation in the core, writes the Financial Times' Martin Wolf.

  • Time for Holder to Step Down Already?

    CNBC's Eamon Javers reports on the latest details of Eric Holder's potential resignation; and House representatives Charlie Rangel (D-NY) and John Mica (R-FLA), weigh in.

  • A European Union flag, left, hangs beside a Greek national flag beneath the Parthenon temple on Acropolis hill in Athens, Greece.

    The stability of the global economy hangs in the balance as Greeks go to the polls this coming Sunday to choose who will lead their country.

  • How to Profit From Political Uncertainty and Market Volatility

    Hersh Cohen, ClearBridge Advisors CIO & portfolio manager, explains how investors can protect their portfolio from partisan politics and profit from market uncertainty.

  • Trump: Jamie Dimon Played Into the Hands of His Enemies

    Donald Trump, Trump Organization chairman & president, discusses how JPMogan's Jamie Dimon mishandled the firm's trading losses; his plans for the Doral golf resort near Miami; building a major film studio; and the direction of oil prices if President Obama is re-elected.

  • European Union Flag

    The idea that taxpayers should be expected to bail out Europe’s ailing banking system is “ridiculous” and does not work, one expert told CNBC’s “Squawk Box Europe” Tuesday.

  • Jose Manuel Durao Barroso, President of the European Commission

    All 27 EU countries should submit their big banks to a single cross-border supervisor as part of a banking union to be enacted as soon as next year, the president of the European Commission has urged. The Financial Times reports.

  • A European Union, left, and a Hungarian national flag, fly outside the Magyar Nemzeti Bank, Hungary's central bank, in Budapest.

    The bailout plan for Spain was, eurozone officials argue, a robust answer to critics who accused EU leaders of consistently reacting too slowly, too late and with the least possible amount of cash in the face of a crisis spinning out of control, the Financial Times reports.

  • george-osborne-001-200.jpg

    George Osborne has been warned by Tory MPs not to use the euro zone crisis as “an alibi” for Britain’s poor economic performance and to step up supply-side reforms to promote growth, the FT reports

  • The leader of the Radical Left coalition, Alexis Tsipras, leaves on May 13, 2012 the presidential palce in Athens after a meeting with Greek President Carolos Papoulias.

    Alexis Tsipras, leader of Greece’s leftwing Syriza coalition, seized on news of the Spanish bailout to bolster his position ahead of next week’s crucial general election, which may determine whether the country stays in the euro, the Financial Times reports.

  • Euro_Parliament_Euro_Statue_200.jpg

    Time after time during the European debt crisis, grand plans aimed at drawing a line under the problem have appeared to be behind market expectations. That may be changing.

  • Pre-Market Report: What You Need to Know

    A look at the U.S. markets ahead of the open, with CNBC's Kelly Evans, including U.S traders keeping an eye on banks in Spain, and Chesapeake Energy's annual meeting of shareholders.

  • spain_flags_600.jpg

    Any Eurocrat trying to think up a PR campaign for battered Europe should watch TV tonight. Euro 2012, the football tournament that kicks off with Poland against Greece in Warsaw, offers a vision of the perfect Europe, the Financial Times reports.

  • Speaker Boehner: 'The President's Policies Have Failed'

    House Speaker John Boehner discusses President Obama's policies, the crisis in Europe and the potential fiscal cliff. "The President's policies have failed, and as a result, he has turned to the politics of envy and divide," says Boehner, and he also explains why he thinks "extending all of the current tax rates would be the first big step in the right direction."

  • Chicago Mayor: I Create Conditions to Create Jobs

    Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel (D), shares perspective on the state of the U.S. economy, Chicago's "diverse economy" and President Obama¿s policies.

  • British Prime Minister David Cameron leaves 10 Downing Street on August 11, 2011 in London, England. Mr Cameron hosted a COBRA meeting and a cabinet meeting earlier this morning to discuss the current unrest that has spread across the country. Parliament has been recalled following four days of rioting across the UK.

    David Cameron will tell Angela Merkel on Thursday that she needs to act now to bring the eurozone back from the brink of disaster – a message likely to stoke irritation in Berlin and other eurozone capitals, the Finanical Times reports.

  • Jeb Bush: 'Tea Party Alive & Well'

    Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush (R) discusses the state of U.S. debt, the political impact of Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker's win, and President Obama's leadership performance.

  • Vladimir Putin

    Russia’s parliament has passed a law imposing draconian fines on demonstrators, aimed at curtailing anti-Kremlin protests in a political crackdown following the return of Vladimir Putin as president last month, the Financial Times reports.

  • EU building flags brussels

    When officials in Brussels unveil new proposals on Wednesday to give the EU’s banking regulators summary powers to wind up failing banks – while keeping taxpayers off the hook – they will cast them as an “embryonic” version of the much vaunted “banking union”, the Financial Times reports.

  • dark-cloudy-sky-200.jpg

    After weathering the first two years of Europe’s economic crisis fairly well, some companies in the United States are warning investors that their sales on the Continent are slowing down, The New York Times reports.