President Obama answers questions from reporters at a news conference held in the White House Briefing Room. In the first set of questions, the President answers questions about the Syrian "red line" and U.S. strategy to find a solution to the unfolding disaster in that country.
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.
President Obama is about to announce his nomination for the next Transportation Secretary, reports CNBC's John Harwood. CNBC Contributor Gordon Bethune, weighs in.
President Obama is expected to nominate the next Department of Transportation secretary to succeed Ray LaHood today. James Pethokoukis, American Enterprise Institute, provides perspective.
Italy's ten-year borrowing costs fell on Monday to the lowest point since October 2010 after the country's new prime minister named his cabinet over the weekend, ending two months of political deadlock in Italy.
Mayor William Bell of Birmingham, AL, discusses how towns in his county have fared since suffering the largest U.S. municipal bankruptcy on record.
Has the original intent of the dinner lost its focus? CNBC's John Harwood provides a behind-the-scenes glimpse of the annual event, with the "Squawk Box" news team.
CNBC's Ross Westgate tells you what the markets will be watching as we approach the start of trading in the U.S.
Now that Fabrizio Saccomanni has "made it" to head the economy ministry, markets may expect him to be the ECB's new man in Rome.
Annalisa Piazza, senior economist at Newedge, tells CNBC that the mix of the Italian government is a good one and will be enough to pass some reforms.
Italy finally has formed a new government, a coalition of Silvio Berlusconi's forces and center-left rivals who forged an unusual alliance to break a two-month stalemate.
Marc Lasry withdrew his name from consideration for U.S. Ambassador to France this week. CNBC's Bertha Coombs has the details. Also, the DOJ broke up a ring of high-stakes poker games, with Wall Street Journal's Reed Albergotti.
Gordon Bethune, former Continental Airlines Chairman & CEO, shares his views on the politics behind the FAA furloughs.
The U.K. government has received a damning indictment from the CEO of the world's biggest advertising group, who said that austerity in the U.K. is a falsehood.
Simon Cox, Asia Economics Editor of The Economist says markets can hope for some adjustments to the electoral board and other political reforms in Italy under PM-designate Enrico Letta. Uwe Parpart, Managing Director, Head of Research, Reorient Financial Markets joins in the conversation and also discussed the BoJ Decision.
The George W. Bush presidential library opened today in Dallas, with CNBC's Larry Kudlow. All 5 living Presidents attended the ceremony.
CNBC's Bertha Coombs discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. Gold makes a big move and oil is up on the day.
Janet Yellen is seen as a logical candidate to succeed the Federal Reserve chief Ben Bernanke, but critics remain wary of her stance on inflation.
Sony Kapoor, managing director at Re-define, argues that despite mounting evidence on the social cost of austerity in Europe, policy won't change due to political games.
The French Finance Minister Pierre Moscovici took to Twitter on Wednesday to deny that he had fallen asleep during Cypriot bailout talks, slamming what he called "French bashing."