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.
CNBC's Sharon Epperson discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets and looks at where oil and precious metals are likely headed tomorrow.
The nation's top CEOs are at the White House today discussing jobs for U.S. veterans returning from war. CNBC's John Harwood and Scott Davis, UPS CEO, discuss.
The FBI is looking into the relationship between Virginia Governor Robert McDonnell and a major campaign donor who paid the caterer at his daughter's wedding, reports CNBC's Eamon Javers.
President Obama explains why he is proud of the first openly gay NBA player, and discusses his support for the rights of all individuals.
President Obama explains why he is 'impressed" by the work done in the Senate on immigration, and discusses the criteria he would like to see from the House.
President Obama discusses the benefits of the "Affordable Care Act", adding many Americans are already experiencing benefits from the law without realizing it. The President also talks about some of the difficulties in implementing the law for some people who do not have health insurance.
President Obama explains to reporters why he believes the U.S. can no longer keep Guantanamo Bay open. This is a lingering problem that is going to "fester," he added.
President Obama answers questions from reporters about the political divide in Congress and the impact of the sequester on the economy.