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  • Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker

    With polls showing a widening lead for Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker in his recall election next week, could the outcome spell trouble for Democrats — and even President Obama?

  • Busch: Markets Starting a McCain Shift? Friday, 1 Aug 2008 | 2:45 PM ET
    Andrew Busch

    American voters are not as dumb as people think and the latest polling data could be showing they understand which policies are going to work for creating jobs via trade.

  • Kroszner: Jobs Report, Euro Unlikely to Spur Easing Tuesday, 29 May 2012 | 10:57 PM ET

    As the euro zone economy teeters and the dollar gains on other currencies, the Federal Reserve won’t likely provide a third round of quantitative easing, former Federal Reserve Governor Randy Kroszner said Tuesday.

  • Bowyer: Feds Nearly Murdered Fannie Tuesday, 29 Jul 2008 | 3:13 PM ET
    Jerry Bowyer

    It wasn’t speculators; it wasn’t corporate greed; it wasn’t deregulation, nor Reaganomics. Fannie’s near-death experience came directly from her sponsor, the Federal government, which treated Fannie Mae like its own personal honey jar, to be raided at will.

  • David Goldman: ‘Extreme Risk’ of Deflation Ahead Wednesday, 30 May 2012 | 9:37 PM ET

    Weak gold prices, softening oil prices and a lackluster stock market while the euro zone crisis could increase demand for U.S. dollars — but is deflation the next stop?

  • Bowyer: Randy Pausch’s Real Last Lecture Friday, 25 Jul 2008 | 12:47 PM ET
    Jerry Bowyer

    Randy Pausch, deliverer of what has come to be known as The Last Lecture, passed last night. Millions of people saw it: Dr. Pausch’s CMU address, in which he announced his terminal pancreatic cancer. Instead of wallowing in self-pity, he used his affliction as a take-off point for transmitting his life lessons...

  • Zero China Growth Is ‘Probable’: Gordon Chang Friday, 25 May 2012 | 10:44 PM ET
  • Farrell: Of Banks and Oil Seepage Monday, 21 Jul 2008 | 7:36 AM ET
    Vince Farrell

    Wells Fargo handed in some good results, but watch for trouble out of Wachovia.

  • With Greece Nearing Euro Exit, Is Cash King? Thursday, 24 May 2012 | 10:29 PM ET

    As talk of Greece leaving the euro zone intensifies, two money experts offered competing investment strategies.

  • Jerry Bowyer

    Federal officials aren’t supposed to cause bank runs. When FDR was hit with a massive set of bank runs shortly after taking office, he gave an address in order to calm terrified depositors, assuring them that the banks would reopen shortly, and that everything would be fine. But Chuck Schumer is no FDR.

  • Euro Zone Battle Hinges On Greece’s Banks: Steil Wednesday, 23 May 2012 | 9:33 PM ET

    Amid worries that Greece might ditch the euro after its upcoming election, the telltale sign of such a move will likely come much sooner, Benn Steil of the Council on Foreign Relations said Wednesday.

  • Bowyer: The Coming Obama Recession Wednesday, 9 Jul 2008 | 10:18 AM ET
    Jerry Bowyer

    We’re likely to get Obama and Nancy and Harry running the most advanced economy in the world next year and the investor class doesn’t like what it sees coming.

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    As the Congressional Budget Office warned of a recession in the event of a federal fiscal stalemate, two senators appearing on CNBC’s “The Kudlow Report” did little to bridge differences.

  • Bowyer: Back to Monarchy in Land Rights? Friday, 4 Jul 2008 | 1:21 PM ET
    Jerry Bowyer

    We're slipping back a little in the land rights department ... Thomas Jefferson would not be pround.

  • Bob Lutz: Auto Bailout Was ‘Right Thing to Do’ Monday, 21 May 2012 | 9:27 PM ET
    Car Manufacturing

    Bailing out the U.S. automobile industry “was the right thing to do” despite declining share values over the past year, former General Motors Vice Chairman Bob Lutz said Monday.

  • Bowyer: Sen. McCain? Teddy Would Drill Monday, 30 Jun 2008 | 5:02 PM ET
    Jerry Bowyer

    Dear Sen. McCain: Washington watchers know that you are a Teddy Roosevelt fan. That’s a good choice; TR didn’t get everything right, but no one does. He was one of our greatest leaders and I admire your taste...

  • Will European Woes Trigger QE3, Death of Euro? Saturday, 19 May 2012 | 12:42 AM ET
    Greece held an election on May 6, 2012

    Ongoing economic trouble in Europe, including a “bank jog” on Greek banks, this week could signal a third round of quantitative easing on this side of the Atlantic.

  • Bowyer: Who Am I To Judge The Case For Global Warming? Thursday, 26 Jun 2008 | 8:05 AM ET
    Jerry Bowyer

    The global warming debate attracts some strange professional associations.

  • Battle Over Congressional Budget Heats Up Thursday, 17 May 2012 | 10:19 PM ET
    Financial Crisis

    In the looming battle over priorities in federal budgeting priorities, two lawmakers on CNBC’s “The Kudlow Report” boiled it down to tax cuts vs. spending cuts.

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    The raft of federal regulation which has built up over the past couple of decades has pushed the banking industry into making the loans for which they are now being criticized.

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