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Populist policies promised by Trump may boost the American economy in the short run, but they pose a danger down the road, says Summers.
The best way to get wage increases is competition, not government intervention, says Abigail R. Hall-Blanco.
U.S. consumer prices rose in December as households paid more for gasoline and rental accommodation.
Refinance volume rose 7 percent for the week, spurred by HUD saying the FHA would lower its insurance premium by 25 basis points.
Presidents can certainly influence the economy, but they can't control it, New York Times correspondent Neil Irwin reports.
Lew defends the Obama administration's economic record, insisting that the past eight years have seen real gains for American workers.
Donald Trump says he will preserve the program, yet the trust funds supporting it will be depleted by 2034, making any solution difficult.
William Dudley is president and CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York and a voting member on the Fed's policy-setting committee.
Cramer responds to comments made by Chinese President Xi Jinping on globalization at the World Economic Forum at Davos.
Marriott's deals with local partners could be affected by a trade war, Marriott International chief Arne Sorenson tells CNBC.
Main Street hopes for a less expensive, less complicated alternative to the Affordable Care Act.
Trump's policy pillars are infrastructure investment and tax and regulatory reform, the most influential factors for the near term.
A significant number of global business leaders have questioned whether globalization has done anything to tackle inequality or mitigate the issue of climate change, according to a new survey by the audit firm PwC.
New developments in technology always cut jobs, but they should also add more as they evolve, Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff tells CNBC.
The two factors are key components to eBay's business, CEO Devin Wenig tells CNBC.
Most funds repatriated by U.S. companies is likely be spent on shareholders, Blackstone's John Studzinski tells CNBC.
Chinese President Xi Jinping warns that populist approaches can lead to war and poverty.
The president of the Asian Development Bank is hopeful that the new U.S. administration will not put an end to free trade.
Trump's pledge to significantly increase infrastructure spending is both heartening and overdue, according to the CEO of LafargeHolcim.
Warmer relations between the U.S. and Russia driven by President-elect Donald Trump will create opportunities for growth.
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