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  • Hard to contain complex contagion: Neel Kashkari

    Minneapolis Fed President Neel Kashkari shares his worries about the possibility of having to bailout multiple big banks if another financial crisis occurred and why global markets are not prepared for it.

  • Financial stability Fed's 'strike zone': Neel Kashkari

    Minneapolis Fed President Neel Kashkari discusses the Federal Reserve's duel mandate and weighs in on criticism directed towards the central bank's low interest rate policy.

  • Kashari: Here's how reforms could help small banks...

    Minneapolis Fed President Neel Kashkari says maybe some of the smaller banks can be relieved of regulations if the bigger banks were stabilized. Big banks need to be able to make mistakes without requiring a taxpayer bailout, says Kashkari.

  • Banks still too big to fail: Neel Kashkari

    Minneapolis Fed President Neel Kashkari explains why more needs to be done to prevent another financial meltdown.

  • Chris McDaniel addresses his supporters, Tuesday June 3, 2014, at the Lake Terrace Convention Center in Hattiesburg, Miss.

    Do Republicans support Thad Cochran in a runoff and risk damaging tea partyer Chris McDaniel, who could wind up their nominee? Politico's Ben White reports.

  • With Obamacare predicted to generate more than a trillion in taxpayer spending, one U.S. representative thinks it's time for an inspector general.

  • Fed unveils meeting transcripts from 2008

    CNBC's Steve Liesman reports the Federal Reserve is due to release its 2008 transcripts surrounding the financial crisis.

  • Senate Minority Leader Senator Mitch McConnell (R-KY) (2nd L), Senate Minority Whip Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) and Senator John Thune (R-SD).

    Most of Wall Street views a budget agreement as a done deal. If it's not, lots of people will have to rethink rosy scenarios for a happy New Year.

  • Timothy Massad

    The President is nominating top Treasury Department official Timothy Massad as head of CFTC, the agency that regulates the futures and options market.

  • Did TARP work?

    Dick Kovacevich, former chairman and CEO of Wells Fargo, defends his stance against TARP and "forcing people to take money" they did not want or need.

  • We will go up to the point of 'extreme idiocy': Buffett

    Warren Buffett, Berkshire Hathaway chairman and CEO, and former Treasury Secretary Hank Paulson share their views on the government shutdown and the chances of default.

  • Buffett: Big banks are not too big

    WWarren Buffett, Berkshire Hathaway chairman and CEO, with former Treasury Secretary Hank Paulson discussing whether America's big banks are too big to manage. Paulson explains why he is focused on structural changes in the financial system.

  • Buffett: History will view TARP as successful

    Warren Buffett, Berkshire Hathaway chairman and CEO, and former Treasury Secretary Hank Paulson discuss the events that led up the government's TARP program during the financial crisis of 2008.

  • Paulson: Regaining trust in Congress

    It's going to take really strong leadership, says former Treasury Secretary Hank Paulson, discussing how both parties can come together and reach a compromise on the budget. At the end of the day, the debt ceiling has got to be increased, Paulson added.

  • Political crisis is 'self-inflicted: Paulson

    Sometimes it takes a crisis to get something very unpopular done, says former Treasury Secretary Hank Paulson, discussing how "one element" of the Republican Party has "hijacked" the debate on significant economic problems. Also, Paulson weighs in on the job Jack Lew is doing and explains why there has to be "structural changes" in the way people get their information.

  • Richard Kovacevich in 2007.

    The TARP financial industry bailout was one of the "worst decisions in the history of the United States," former Wells Fargo boss Richard Kovacevich told CNBC.

  • Robert Benmosche, CEO and president of AIG.

    Policies designed to prevent the next financial crisis should give regulators the latitude to "use their noodle," AIG CEO Robert Benmosche told CNBC.

  •  Does Europe Need a US Style TARP Plan?

    Daniel Lacalle, senior portfolio manager at Ecofin, tells CNBC that at some point Europe will have to find a TARP-style solution, as six years after the crisis bank assets are still more than three times Europe GDP.

  • Santelli 'Rises Above' Marginal Taxes

    CNBC's Rick Santelli weighs in on increasing the marginal income tax rates.

  • Sheila Bair

    A fundamental clash of philosophies ran throughout the response to the financial crisis, Sheila Bair, former head of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp., told CNBC’s "Power Lunch" on Tuesday.