Congress Political Leaders

  • Tepper: 'Pretty Good Economy, Right Now'

    David Tepper, president & founder, Appaloosa Management, says the question you have to ask is what happens with the Fed when the unemployment rate comes down. They'll keep doing what they're doing till that happens, he adds.

  • Boomerang Buyers Back: Hovnanian

    Ara Hovnanian, Chairman, President, & CEO, Hovnanian Enterprises, discusses boomerang buyers: people who lost their homes to foreclosure but are now back in the market for a new house. He also looks at the phenomenon of buyers seeking bigger homes.

  • Robert "Bob" Doll, chief equity strategist, Nuveen Investments, offers ideas for where he sees the economy and markets are headed.

  • 'Cliff' Concern Overdone: Doll

    Robert "Bob" Doll, chief equity strategist, Nuveen Investments, addresses concerns over the "cliff" and what kicking the can down the road will actually mean for the economy. What's the likelihood of a deal before January?

  • Inching Toward a 'Cliff' Deal?

    Alan Knuckman, Market Strategist, Optionshop, discusses how the markets are reacting to talk of the "fiscal cliff," and how to trade gold or silver in the interim.

  • CNBC's Kelly Evans tells you what the markets will be watching as we approach the start of trading in the U.S. Economists expect modest growth next year, she reports.

  • House Speaker John Boehner, President Obama and Sen. Harry Reid.

    President Obama and House Speaker John A. Boehner have little regard for each other’s bargaining skills, with a relationship hurt by their failure to reach a budget deal 18 months ago.

  • Fixing 'Fiscal Cliff' Will Mean 'High, Higher' Taxes: Gross

    Millions of Americans will get hit by big tax increases a lot sooner than many realize if Congress and the White House don't agree on a plan to skirt the year-end fiscal cliff - in fact, they already have.

  • President Obama is expected to nominate Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman John Kerry to succeed Hillary Clinton as secretary of state, a source familiar with the process said on Saturday.

  • John Boehner with spending chart

    Face to face with time running short, President Barack Obama and Republican House Speaker John Boehner negotiated at the White House Thursday night in what aides called "frank" talks.

  • Jim McNerney, chairman, president and chief executive officer of the Boeing Co.

    Failing to steer the U.S. economy away from the "fiscal cliff" would be negative for jobs and business investment, Boeing's CEO told CNBC Friday.

  • Fed's Fisher: 'There's a Lot of Verbiage Here'

    In the second of a two-part interview, US Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas president Richard Fisher, weighs in on the amount of information the Federal Reserve is releasing to the public. "There is a demand for greater transparency," he added.

  • Fisher on Fed's 'Hotel California' Fiscal Policy

    Richard Fisher, US Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas president, discusses political indecision on Capitol Hill, and the importance of creating fiscal certainty and limiting stimulus programs.

  • Leveling the Playing Field For Retail Investors

    Rebecca Patterson, Bessemer Trust, and Peter Boockvar, Miller Tabak, discuss whether institutional investors have a trading edge over individual investors.

  • Merry Markets Little 'Cliffmas?'

    Rebecca Patterson, Bessemer Trust, and Peter Boockvar, Miller Tabak, discuss Washington's tax and spending tug-of-war and its impact on the markets.

  • CNBC's Kelly Evans tells you what the markets will be watching as we approach the start of trading in the U.S.

  • ‘Good Recession’ to Boost UK—But Not Until Next Year

    The day when the U.K. loses its coveted AAA credit rating seems to be moving closer.

  • Report: Hagel on Defense Secretary Short List

    Retired Nebraska Republican Senator Chuck Hagel is reportedly on President Obama's short list for Secretary of Defense, with John Batchelor, The John Batchelor Show Host.

  • Ambassador Susan Rice Drops Out

    Ambassador Susan Rice withdraws her name from consideration for Secretary of State, reports NBC's Danielle Leigh.

  • Commodities Tomorrow: Fear the 'Cliff'

    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.