The Treasury Department auctioned $24 billion in three-month bills at a discount rate of 0.095 percent, up from 0.050 percent last week. Another $24 billion in six-month bills was auctioned at a discount rate of 0.270 percent, up from 0.200 percent last week. For a $10,000 bill, the three-month price was $9,997.60, while a six-month bill sold for $9,986.35.» Read More
Sen. Pat Toomey, (R-PA), weighs in on the House vote today on the debt ceiling and explains why he would like to see offsetting spending cuts.
CNBC's Steve Liesman reports some of the big surprises he found in transcripts from the Fed's policy meetings back in 2007. And, Mark Calabria, Cato Institute, explains why he thinks the Fed should get out of the bank regulations business.
Tony Crescenzi, PIMCO executive vice president, discusses the ten things the Fed chairman must do to restore the U.S. economy
Miles Kimball, University of Michigan economic professor, explains why the United States should have its own sovereign wealth fund.
CNBC's Rick Santelli breaks down the numbers on unemployment and weighs in on December's housing picture. Also, a look at the latest details on the debt ceiling debate, with CNBC's Steve Liesman.
Mellody Hobson, Ariel Investments president, discusses her bullish outlook on equities, and explains why investors need to plan long-term.
This academic says if the United States were any other country, its bonds would have long ago been downgraded to junk.
Lawrence Lindsey, The Lindsey Group CEO, discusses what he is telling investors about the potential downgrade of U.S. debt and deficit deals.
David Riley, Fitch Ratings, explains why the U.S. could lose its triple-A status, even if Congress does raise the nation's debt ceiling. (4:22)
CNBC's Rick Santelli breaks down the latest numbers from the NY Fed's Empire State Index; and takes a look at consumer spending and pricing, with John Ryding, RDQ Economics, and CNBC's Steve Liesman.
"It's still too early to call a bear market in bonds," said Garth Friesen, AVM/III Associates, weighing in on the outlook on bonds after a 30-year bull run.
Laura Fitzsimmons, VP, Futures & Options, JPMorgan Investment Bank is cautious on China and expects the strength of recent data to taper off.
The big returns on high-yield debt won't continue in 2013 as price increases stall, but they should still offer low- to mid-single digit returns, Jeffrey Rosenberg, BlackRock's chief investment strategist for fixed income, told CNBC on Friday.
What can investors expect to see when the big banks report next week? Charles Bobrinskoy, Ariel Investments, provides a preview on earnings.