Jared Bernstein, former chief economist and economic policy adviser to Vice President Joe Biden, joins CNBC's "Squawk Box" to discuss investor confidence for the second half of the year.
U.S. stocks rose after President Trump met with Chinese President Xi at the G-20 summit. Five experts discuss what this means for the second half of the year.
Iran and the U.S. have been drawn into starker confrontation in recent weeks, stoking concerns about a potential conflict.
The global economy would be hit hard if President Donald Trump decides to impose steep tariffs on imported cars, Citi's Willem Buiter told CNBC on Thursday, with Germany likely to bear the brunt of any losses.
If tariffs go into effect, Social Security benefits could get a bigger cost-of-living adjustment next year. But that's not necessarily good news for retirees.
The EU's 11-page catalog of items facing tariffs cover a range of U.S. products, from aircraft to chemicals and food products.
Dutch historian Rutger Bregman told CNBC on Tuesday that higher tax rates in the U.S. are "necessary to tame this beast we call capitalism."
President Donald Trump wants to make it possible for workers to take paid family leave. Many Americans, however, do not want to absorb additional high costs for such a federal program.
The trade deal itself is part of the larger geopolitical tug of war between the United States and China's Xi Jinping.
An Arizona state senator, Gail Griffin, has proposed levying a $20 tax on internet users who want to view adult content. What you need to know about levies on your vices.
The absence of President Donald Trump and key members of his cabinet at the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos this week probably won't matter all that much, analysts told CNBC, but it is an accurate reflection of global affairs over the last 12 months.
The stalemate in Washington, one of the longest in history, is throwing a wrench into some people's plans to buy houses, according to real estate experts.
Fitch warned the ongoing U.S. government shutdown could soon start to negatively impact the debt ceiling.
While 2019 has just started, the 2020 presidential season is about to kick into full swing.
A White House effort to win support for a border wall describing the project as "border security" with "steel slats" only serves as a reminder that the president's steep tariffs on the metal would make any such project much more expensive.
If you are worried about what the increase in the federal funds rate means to your credit card bill, mortgage and other loans, here's what to expect.
People can find a more profitable place to store their savings.
Here's a tax-planning tip: If you give generously to charity this year, you might be able to take a bigger break for your donation. How to tell if this makes sense for you.
Several states had tax measures on the ballot in the midterm elections. Here's how they fared.
A majority of investors in a poll say reaping the benefits of a higher yield on their savings is the best thing about rising rates, even as borrowing costs go up.
Trump said the USS Boxer fired on and destroyed Iran's drone in the Strait of Hormuz on Thursday in a "defensive action."
Jeffrey Epstein, a former friend of Presidents Donald Trump and Bill Clinton, had asked a judge to release him on a bond of as high as $100 million or more.
Video of the event does not show the president disagreeing with his supporters. Instead, it shows that Trump paused as the chant began, allowing his supporters to continue before he launched into further criticism of the Minnesota Democrat.
The fact that interest rates are relatively low makes the idea of a so-called insurance rate cut later this month an attractive option for the Fed.
"It's better to take preventative measures than to wait for disaster to unfold," Williams said in a speech Thursday.
The "Fast Money" traders share their first moves for the market open.