Taxes ... Trade ... Jobs ... Social Security ... there's no shortage of economic issues facing whoever would be the next President of the United States.
So where do the candidates stand?
Tonight, voters will get a glimpse into the money mechanics contemplated by the Republican contenders. Candidates will be quizzed on where they stand on economic issues ranging from government spending to energy policy to world trade regulation.
Meanwhile, what do you think they should concentrate on? Take our poll and let us know.
CNBC, along with MSNBC and The Wall Street Journal, are jointly sponsoring tonight's debate. The two-hour event will be broadcast live on CNBC and streamed on CNBC.com at 4 pm ET and re-broadcast on MSNBC at 9 pm ET.