Some of fast-food’s biggest names prohibit franchisees from hiring workers from one another, stopping employees from negotiating for raises.
CNBC's Nancy Hungerford speaks to Michael Spence, professor at NYU Stern, about the latest news out of North Korea.
The Purchasing Managers Index (PMI) is a closely watched economic indicator, but the value of this data has been called into question.
Protection funds, a marriage between modern portfolio theory and risk pooling/insurance, can help with highly appreciated stock positions.
The U.S. is engaged in a war of words on trade and needs to back up its language with "smart" diplomacy, Michael Ivanovitch says.
Edward Altman, Professor at NYU Stern School of Business, discusses President Donald Trump's economic agenda.
The Bank of England's Chief Economist bemoaned forecasting models to foresee the financial crash and the Brexit vote.
Carl Weinberg, chief economist and managing director at High Frequency Economics, argues for new investments to get economies to return to growth.
Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen speaks at Harvard University's Radcliffe Day about the state of the U.S. economy and interest rates.
Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen speaks at Harvard University's Radcliffe Day about becoming an economist.
One veteran strategist told CNBC that central banks’ adoption of negative rates was “meaningless” for the foreign exchange markets.
CNBC's Rick Santelli discusses the U.S. economy and his own metrics for measuring it with Mark Skousen, Chapman University Economics Professor.
Chris Watling, CEO of Longview Economics, talks about some of the possible reasons for Monday's flash crash.
Tom Lee, Fundstrat Global Advisors, discusses his bullish outlook on the markets.
New, disruptive technologies can make existing products and industries irrelevant faster than ever, but measuring the economic impact is also tougher.
Morgan Stanley analysts say an ECB QE program won't be introduced until March. Ian Stannard, head of European FX strategy at Morgan Stanley, discusses the issue further.
CNBC's Steve Liesman talks with Alan Krueger, Princeton University professor about the impact of long-term unemployment on the U.S. economy. This has been a long-running dispute within the economic profession and time will tell, says Krueger.
Barry Knapp, Barclays U.S. Equity Portfolio strategy head, discusses wealth distribution and the Wall Street Journal op-ed "The Truth About the One Percent."
The Weather Channel's Paul Walsh and CNBC's Steve Liesman look at implications winter weather has on the economy.
Robert Enlow, Friedman Foundation president & CEO, discusses the famed economist's influence on monetary policy and legacy of free-market economics.