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David Goldman, Debt Research for Bank of America, and Michael Farr, Farr, Miller & Washington, discuss the state of the markets.
David Beers, Standard & Poor's, discusses S&P's outlook on the US economy and the rising risk of a policy stalemate.
Sen. Jeanne Shaheen, (D-NH), and Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison, (R-T), discuss the state of debt deal talks.
The high profile sex crime case involving former IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn has taken an unexpected turn, with CNBC's Scott Cohn; Wendy Murphy, New England Law; Joe Digenova, Digenova & Toensing.
Mitt Romney is the presumed front-runner in the GOP side of the 2012 elections, with CNBC's John Harwood.
Rep. Brad Sherman, (D-CA), and Rep. Nan Hayworth (R-NY), discuss whether the House and Senate are nearing a debt deal before the Aug. 2 deadline.
Insight into what will happen if the US debt gets downgraded, with Dick Bove, Rochdale Securities.
Insight on dueling debt plans ahead of the President's address later tonight, with James Pethokoukis, Reuters Breaking Views, and Jared Bernstein, Center on Budget & Policy Priorities.
Nobody wants to see a default on August 2, says Eric Cantor (R-VA).
Mayor Vincent Gray (D) Washington, DC; Mayor Mitch Landrieu (D) New Orleans; Mayor Scott Smith, (R) Mesa, AZ, discuss whether Boehner was justified in walking away from debt talks with President Obama.
James Freeman, WSJ Editorial Page; Tim Carney, Washington Examiner; and Joe Conason, The National Memo; and Kay Bailey Hutchison, (R-TX), discuss why debt talks fell apart, and the ramifications for politics and taxes.
GOP House Speaker John Boehner explains why he walked out of debt talks with President Obama. "It's not in the best interest of the country to raise taxes during this difficult economy," he says.
Rep. Peter Welch, (D-VT), and Rep. Scott Garrett, (R-NJ), discuss debt talks, which have fallen apart.
GOP Rep Cantor says impasse happened because Democrats insist on raising taxes, with CNBC's Eamon Javers.
As stocks surge higher today, is it time to get back into the markets? Don Luskin, Trend Macro; Mike Ozanian, Forbes; and Jim Lacamp, Macroporftolio.
The Feds are now looking into whether News Corp hacked its business rivals in the states, with NBC's Michael Ikiskoff.
Euro zone leaders clinced a new bailout plan with sweeping new powers to prevent contagion and help Greece overcome its debt crisis, with Andy Busch, BMO Capital Markets, and Russ Koesterich, BlackRock.
Debt deal meetings are underway, with CNBC's John Harwood; Sen. Mark Uduall, (D-CO); and Sen. Ron Johnson, (R-WI).
Danielle Chiesi is the most memorable, and colorful figure in the government's huge insider trading crackdown, reports CNBC's Scott Cohn.
David Goldman, former Bank of America head of fixed income research, and Dan Mitchell, Cato Institute, weigh in on whether the US could be stripped of its gold-plated AAA credit rating.