You can apply this to just about any desicion in life.
"Redistributive policy leads to inequality. It's just the opposite of what you think," argues Zell.
Arthur Laffer, who served on President Reagan's economic policy advisory board and is now Laffer Associates founder and chairman, and Bill Gale, former CEA senior economist during the first Bush administration and current Brookings Institution senior fellow, co-director of the Tax Policy Center, join "Squawk Box" to discuss the nuances of the U.S. deficits. They are joined by CNBC's senior economics reporter Steve Liesman and real estate mogul Sam Zell.
CNBC's Steve Liesman reports on the January ADP payroll numbers. Moody's Mark Zandi and real estate mogul Sam Zell join with with their analysis.
Congressman Greg Meeks (D-N.Y.) joins CNBC's "Squawk Box" to discuss the tax shortfalls in New York as well as the events that led to Amazon HQ2 withdrawing from Long Island City, Queens.
After more than three months behind bars, former Nissan Chairman Carlos Ghosn is out of jail. He was released from a Japanese prison overnight after posting bail. Jeff Sonnenfeld, senior associate dean for leadership studies at the Yale School of Management, and real estate mogul Sam Zell join "Squawk Box" to explain how Ghosn's arrest is shedding light on the practices in the Japanese justice system.
Sam Zell, real estate investor and founder and chairman of Equity Group Investments, sits down with CNBC's "Squawk Box" to discuss the CEO workforce advisory board that is convening at the White House as well as the political environment in the United States.
The economy under President Trump is "doing pretty well" and can stay on track even if the Democrats win the majority in the House, Zell says.
"We're dealing with a changed housing market," the billionaire investor says.
One prominent real estate investor shocked some audience members at a conference on Wednesday.
BlackRock's Larry Fink says he's not trying to use his influence to force corporate America to embrace his ideas for social change.
Komal Sri-Kumar sees a continued short-term rise in the stock market with "a much sharper fall at some point in time."
The seemingly unstoppable stock market rally is based on emotions not fundamentals, Zell says.
Sam Zell, Equity Group Investments chairman, talks about the unwinding of the Fed's balance sheet and the central bank's low interest rates.
Corporate America is willing to invest money on a longer-term basis under President Trump, the real estate mogul says.
This concept is not new, says Sam Zell, Equity Group Investments chairman, weighing in on shared workspace company, We Work.
It's not an area where I would deploy capital at this time, says Sam Zell, Equity Group Investments chairman, providing his outlook on retail real estate, and why he thinks Amazon's acquisition of Whole Foods is not going to change retail.
Sam Zell, Equity Group Investments chairman, says he is optimistic about the markets but he's "not ready to party." Also Zell weighs in on politcal polarization and the markets.
I think people feel more comfortable committing money for the long-term says, Sam Zell, Equity Group Investments chairman, sharing his thoughts on the economy, markets and Fed policy.
The tax cut in the GOP's health-care bill should not be viewed as a giveaway for the wealthy, Equity Group Investments Chairman Sam Zell told CNBC on Tuesday.