Warren Buffett and Bill Gates said it's only fair that online retailers collect state sales taxes, just as brick-and-mortar stores do.
CNBC's Sharon Epperson discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. Traders are watching the situation in the Middle East and whether violence could spread throughout the region, she says.
Arvind Ramakrishnan, principal Asia analyst at Maplecroft, discusses the summit between the U.S. and South Korea and says no change of strategy against North Korea is likely to be induced.
CNBC's Louisa Bojesen tells you what the markets will be watching as we approach the start of trading in the U.S.
Bruno Jeanbart, director political studies and opinion polls at Opinionway, explains why Francois Hollande has suffered such in steep fall in popularity during his first year in office.
Steen Jakobsen, chief economist at Saxo Bank, comments on euro zone data and explains why the discussion over ending austerity only makes business people confused.
Bruno Le Maire, Member of Parliament for the UMP party, outlines the three reasons why the Franco/German relationship is not in a good shape.
Roger Nightingale, economist at RDN Associates and Steve Sedgwick have a heated debate about whether Europe can be blamed for Britain's problems.
Bridget Welsh, Associate Professor, Political Science at Singapore Management University (SMU) says Barisan Nasional won only by a razor thin majority in a significant number of states. She says issues of recounting, spoiled votes and a sudden surge of new voters raises questions on how the Malaysian Electoral Commission has handled the voting process.
Advocates on both sides of the aisle want to lower the official corporate tax rate and the country's biggest companies are in favor, but how? NYT reports.
CNBC's John Harwood takes a look at whether the positive employment report will translate into political clout for President Obama.
Ibrahim Suffian, Director at Merdeka Center says the contest between Barisan Nasional and Pakatan Rakyat is very close and neither side has a clear lead to form a majority in parliament. Merdeka Centre is an independent pollster and think tank.
Jorge Mariscal, Regional CIO, Emerging Markets at UBS discusses the agenda for President Obama's Mexico visit plus the nation's growing importance for Asia-Pacific countries.
President Obama nominates two key members of his economic team: Penny Pritzker as Secretary of Commerce; and Michael Froman as the next U.S. Trade Representative. Also, CNBC's John Harwood discusses the odds of confirmation for the two nominees.
An SEC investigation into stock trading after a leak involving a government decision is a "very gray area," former SEC attorney Jacob Frenkel tells CNBC.
Darren Ruane, senior bond strategist at Investec Wealth & Investment, discusses why the Italian and Spanish yields are at new lows.
CNBC's Sharon Epperson on what to watch in commodities -- particularly natural gas and gold -- in the day ahead.
Erskine Bowles, former co-chair of the president's debt commission, told CNBC that a "Grand Bargain" on deficit reduction is "on life-support," with the chances reaching it "north of zero" percent.
Charles Beazley, CEO of Nikko Asset Management, tells CNBC that we are coming to the end of a cycle of economics and the financial sector driving politics.
House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-VA) discusses U.S. budget issues, in what circumstance he would agree to higher taxes on the wealthy, and whether he is concerned for a market pullback after the Fed's statement.