High gasoline and airline ticket prices may deter some Americans, but it may may be time to break from the austerity of recent years.
Whatever the outcome of the accusations of rape made against Dominique Strauss Kahn at the weekend, Marine Le Pen leader of France’s Front National was almost certainly right when she said that it marks the end of his campaign — or pre campaign — for the French Presidency.
Earlier today, I had the pleasure of interviewing former Speaker and now House Democratic leader, Nancy Pelosi. We’ve had several interviews down through the years. And while we’ve disagreed on a number of topics, I do have enormous personal respect for her.
High commodity prices will slow U.S. economic growth and raise inflation this year, but the Federal Reserve is not expected to start increasing interest rates before the first quarter of 2012, a survey showed on Monday.
French politicians are up in arms against proposals that would force those benefiting from state aid to do community service hours, which in the country's legal system are part of a list of punishments for those condemned for crimes such as damaging goods, petty theft or insulting the police.
Emotion needs to be off the agenda this week more than most. Just why are developed country sovereign bond yields quite as low as they are, given the fiscal deficit worries in so many of them?
Decisions by politicians on how to deal with debt on both sides of the Atlantic will be crucial to prevent another Lehman-style crisis, economists and analysts told CNBC in a debate about banking in the European Union and in the US.
Sperling took all those criteria and came up with a list of the top 10 cities for young people.
The two biggest risks to the US recovery are a genuine disruption of oil supplies or inept policy from Washington, according to Jim McCaughan, the CEO of Principle Global Investors.
Volatility is here to stay, the boss of French investment bank Natixis has told CNBC in an exclusive interview on Thursday.
UK Chancellor George Osborne told CNBC on Tuesday that Britain is an example to countries like Greece on austerity.
Europe’s recovery is on track, but reform of the financial services sector and strong policy action to improve the fiscal health of EU member states is needed in order to prevent future crises, the International Monetary Fund has said.
Mervyn King, the Governor of the Bank of England, made it clear to the market on Wednesday that UK rates would have to rise at some point.
Positive data from the United States on jobs and corporate earnings are very good news for Wall Street, according to Mike Lenhoff, the chief strategist at Brewin Dolphin in London
Weighing in on business, politics and the current state of the economy, with Doug Oberhelman, Caterpillar chairman/CEO.
The Bank of England raised its medium-term inflation forecast to just under 2 percent in its May inflation report, potentially paving the way for a November rate rise.
US banks may be willing to pay up to $5 billion to the federal and state governments for improper mortgage servicing practices, reports CNBC's Eamon Javers.
Doug Kass, of Seabreeze Partners, says stocks will sell off this spring after home buyers turn out to be no shows, with CNBC's Melissa Lee and the Fast Money traders.
Small businesses are not hiring, despite what last week's Labor Department employment report may show, according to a National Federation of Independent Business survey.
"Your days can get filled with back-to-back meetings that leave little time to do what’s considered the purposeful, productive aspects of your actual job," writes the author who suggests three creative ways to blow off those meetings without blowing up your job.