Opinion Commentary


  • Jon Najarian, Najarian Family Office

    We all fantasized about how we would spend the Powerball jackpot. Here's how "Fast Money" trader Jon Najarian would invest it.

  • Student debt

    Here are four ways to reduce student debt and get your financial health in order for 2016, says Andrew Josuweit.

  • From oil to the market and more, CNBC contributors offer their predictions for 2016.

  • Marco Rubio and Ted Cruz

    Ted Cruz and Marco Rubio may be Hispanic, but it's becoming clear that they are not winning over Latinos. Here's why, says Mark Macias.

  • A fan dressed as a Star Wars character poses in front of a movie theater to celebrate the opening of "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" in Tokyo on December 18, 2015.

    Here's the big problem with retirement today, says Bailey Childers, the executive director of the National Public Pension Coalition.

  • President Barack Obama delivers his final State of the Union address to a joint session of Congress in Washington January 12, 2016.

    In his State of the Union speech, President Barack Obama inserted himself into the current election as the invisible candidate, says Mike Muse.

  • Audience member Robin Roy (C) reacts as U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump greets her at a campaign rally in Lowell, Massachusetts January 4, 2016.

    In a complicated world, Trump is offering this simple message to voters, and they're eating it up, say GOP strategists Abramson and Ballabon.

  • Construction new home starts

    The lack of new housing created during this economic recovery threatens to undermine the future of many US cities and the middle class.

  • President Barack Obama (C) meets with Trans-Pacific Partnership leaders during the APEC CEO Summit at the Hale Koa Hotel in Honolulu November 12, 2011.

    Congress can do one thing now to create thousands of jobs and drive economic growth at home, says Cisco's Jennifer Sanford.

  • U.S. President Barack Obama holds his end of the year news conference at the White House in Washington

    Reviving manufacturing was supposed to be one of Obama's signature achievements. Here's why it's not turning out that way, says Scott Paul.

  • Doug Oberhelman, chairman and CEO of Caterpillar, chairman of the Business Roundtable

    Obama and Congress need to focus on tax reform and other crucial policies in 2016, says CAT CEO and Business Roundtable Chair Doug Oberhelman.

  • President Barack Obama delivers the State of the Union address on January 20, 2015 in the House Chamber of the U.S. Capitol in Washington.

    President Obama is set to give his last State of the Union address on Tuesday. Here's what still needs to get done, says Prof. Michael Barr.

  • Woman sipping cocktail

    Free drinks! And other ways to increase sales, productivity and employee satisfaction in 2016.

  • Donald Trump and Jeb Bush speaking during the Republican Presidential Debate, hosted by CNN, at The Venetian Las Vegas on December 15, 2015 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

    At this point in 2012 Newt Gingrich was the GOP front runner. Recent history shows how much can change between now and voting day, says Sara Fagen.

  • A shipping container is loaded onto a flatbed at the CSX Intermodal Terminal in North Baltimore, Ohio.

    Here’s the only chart you need to explain the New Year’s dive in markets. An the Fed doesn't seem to get it, says Dan Alpert.

  • CBOE Fed Statement reactions

    The economy appears to be growing, but the market is hinting at a different economic picture, says Ron Insana.

  • jump start investments

    There is a national emergency that no one is talking about: The existing drivers of job creation are dying, says Ryan Streeter.

  • Larry Kudlow

    It was a rough start to the year but the world isn't ending. Here's what the Fed and China need to do, says Larry Kudlow.

  • Former CFTC Commissioner Bart Chilton

    As a US regulator, my rule was always don't move markets, says Bart Chilton. Chinese regulators blew it with how they have handled their markets.

  • Sony Project Morpheus virtual-reality headset

    Virtual reality is the newest tech toy, but dizziness and other side effects could derail the momentum, says Doug Magyari.

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