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Shareholders should be given the power to decide CEO pay to scale back outsized executive compensation, AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka says.
President Obama has addressed U.S. struggles with class and race in personal terms and renewed his call to close tax loopholes.
The Pacific trade agreement failed its first test in the U.S. Senate after a key Democrat said he would vote against a procedural vote.
The Fed hiking interest rates "a bit earlier" allows the U.S. central bank to increase rates more gradually, a top official said.
Secretary of State John Kerry’s trip to Russia, only his second since taking office, may be one of the most important journeys of his career.
A Federal Reserve official said Tuesday he does not know when rates will rise, but applauded a consensus that it will happen later in 2015.
Both the US and Saudi Arabia insisted on Monday that King Salman's absense from a regional meeting was not a snub
New York's financial services regulator will propose new cybersecurity rules to protect the financial sector.
Recent jobs data show "good momentum" for the rest of the year, San Francisco Federal Reserve President John Williams told CNBC.
The Trans-Pacific Partnership does not include a provision that would prevent currency manipulation, Democratic economist Jared Bernstein tells CNBC.
Concern about increasing income inequality in the U.S. is well-founded, but Democrats have it wrong when it comes to solutions, says Harvard's Greg Mankiw.
Top U.S. bank execs are working to push back against "banks are bad" election rhetoric, The Wall Street Journal reports.
Republican presidential candidate Rand Paul sparked applause from a tech-heavy audience when he criticized the NSA's data collection.
Bill Gates and Warren Buffett have made billions, and talk about their objective to give it away through philanthropy.
A softening economy is among the things most likely to derail a Hillary Clinton bid for the White House in 2016, Politico's Ben White says.
New research finds that the Social Security Administration's bleak funding forecasts are actually too optimistic.
Nike CEO Mark Parker says tens of thousands of spinoff jobs also would be created from the trans-Pacific trade pact.
GOP presidential candidate Ben Carson sits down with CNBC's John Harwood to explain why the U.S. needs to be more "people-centric."
Presidential candidate Ben Carson talks about his love of the '68 Tigers, his decision to become a Republican and removing the victim mentality.
The GOP will lose the 2016 election without a sensible immigration-reform plan, says Larry Kudlow.