The Fed totally misread the economic situation and now it's freaking out about all the market volatility, says Larry Kudlow.» Read More
Discussing whether Ron Paul is poised to make a power play in the Hawkeye State, with Doug Wead, Ron Paul campaign senior advisor, and the likely outcome of the Iowa caucuses, with David Freddoso, The Washington Examiner; Ari Melber,The Nation; and James Pethokoukis, American Enterprise Institute.
Who will win the Iowa race? Robert Costa, National Review reports on the candidates, and discussing Newt Gingrich's supply-side bus tour, and whether the GOP race is Mitt Romney's to lose, with David Freddoso, The Washington Examiner; Ari Melber,The Nation; and James Pethokoukis, American Enterprise Institute.
A slew of encouraging economic data sent stock climbing on Thursday. Have the bulls returned to Wall Street? Jeffrey Kleintop, LPL Financial; Jim Iuorio, TJM Institutional Services; and Jeffrey Frankel, Harvard University professor, discuss.
Is the new design for nuclear reactors dangerous to the environment? Scott Peterson, Nuclear Energy Institute, and Erich Pica, Friends of the Earth, discuss.
Discussing the negative ad campaigns mounted against Newt Gingrich from his rivals, with Karen Finney, fmr. DNC communications director; David Freddoso, The Washington Examiner; and Matt Lewis, The Daily Caller.
CNBC's Seema Mody reports a judge has declared alleged Ponzi swindler, Allen Stanford fit to stand trial; John Edwards is asking for a delay in his criminal trial; and shares of Mead Johnson fell sharply after Wal-Mart pulled the company's Enfamil baby formula from its shelves, following the death of a newborn given the formula.
CNBC's Eamon Javers reports on the losers and winners in the tax cut agreement, and debating whether both parties will eventually reach a full year agreement and if the Tea Party is to blame for the stalemate, with Howard Dean, former DNC chairman, and Tom Tancredo, (R) former Colorado congressman.
CNBC's Eamon Javers has the details on a two month tax agreement reached in Congress, reaction from the House, with Rep. Rob Andrew, (D-NJ), and Rep. Michael Burgess, (R-TX), and the winners and losers in the standoff, with Jared Bernstein, fmr. chief economist to vp Joe Biden, and James Pethokoukis, American Enterprise Institute.
Debating whether new union rules will hurt business, and if Congress needs to step in, with Phil Kerpen, Americans for Prosperity, and Peter Schaumber, fmr. National Labor Relations Board chairman.
Shiba Russell, WNBC reports a record $335M settlement against BofA's Countrywide unit, and a look at the Stanford jail assault tape, with CNBC's Scott Cohn.
Can Newt Gingrich recover from several recent blunders? Michael Steele, former RNC chairman; Bob Walker, Wexler & Walker; and Howard Dean, former DNC chairman, weigh in.
Is GOP presidential candidate, Mitt Romney in danger of losing conservative support with his talk of regulations? John Tamny, Forbes opinions editor, weighs the risks.
Will cheap loans from the ECB rescue Europe's bank from its mounting debt problems? David Goldman, Macrostrategy.com, weighs in.
A sharp drop in tech outweighed an otherwise positive day for the market, with Oracle, the big loser. Discussing how to invest in this market, with Michael Farr, Farr, Miller & Washington, and Jim Lacamp, MacroPortfolio Advisors.
Rep. Tom Price, (R-GA) defends the GOP position on the tax cuts bill, and discussing whether a compromise can be reached, with Jared Bernstein, Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, and Steve Moore, "Return to Prosperity" author.
Now that North Korean dictator, Kim Jong Il is dead, will his son, Kim Jong Un succeed him? John Rutledge, Rutledge Capital chairman, weighs in.
CNBC's Scott Cohn with an exclusive look at Allen Stanford, as the court battles over his competency to stand trial for one of the nations's biggest Ponzi schemes.
CNBC's Brian Shactman has the details on a plane crash in New Jersey, that killed all five aboard; an ITC judge ruled Motorola infringed Microsoft's patent; and an advisory board is asking two scientific journals not to publish details of certain bio-medical experiments.
Robert Costa, National Review reports on GOP presidential candidates headed to Iowa, and discussing whether Mitt Romney will be the likely nominee, now that New Jersey's Gov. Christie has endorsed him, with Phil Musser, former Romney 2008 campaign advisor; Sara Fagen, CNBC contributor; and Dan Gerstein, Gotham Ghostwriters.
Discussing Tuesday's upbeat news from Europe, whether the ECB's three-year borrowing plan will ease financial pressure on banks, with David Gilmore, FX Analytics, and Stephen Weiss, Short Hills Capital.