It seems that if consumers are most afraid of debt expansion, then more large government programs to “stimulate” the economy might heighten their fears and produce even more contractionary behavior (more saving, postponed buying) which could offset, even overwhelm, any expansionary power the new program might contain.
CNBC's Carl Quintanilla moderates a panel on real estate. Many real estate investors got torched during the financial crisis. Is now the time to come back to real estate, with Bill Ackman, Pershing Square Capital Management LP founder and CEO; Barry Sternlicht, Starwood Capital Group chairman & CEO; and Sam Zell, Equity Group Investments chairman.
The stats tell us that women are faring worse than men in terms of landing new jobs as the economy creaks into recovery.
We’re entering an era where outsized egos are a warning sign of impending failure. Fail to keep yours in check and the only thing you’ll be leading is the search for a new job.
CNBC's Maria Bartiromo talks to Laurence Fink, BlackRock chairman & CEO; Pierre Lagrange, GLG Partners LP co-founder; Jim Leech, Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan; and Meredith Whitney, Meredith Whitney Advisory Group CEO, about America's place in the world as new economic powers rise in the East.
The US economy is going from bad to worse and will not fully recover until structural problems caused by the collapse of the housing market and the financial crisis are resolved, according to Capital Economics.
As consternation about the euro zone debt crisis and slowing growth in the US increases, political leaders should focus on job creation, business leaders at the conference dubbed the "summer Davos" told CNBC.
Another 2.6 million people slipped into poverty in the United States last year, the Census Bureau reported Tuesday, and the number of Americans living below the official poverty line, 46.2 million people, was the highest number in the 52 years the bureau has been publishing figures on it.
CNBC's Steve Liesman shares details of a report stating the number of people living in poverty has jumped above 15 percent.
They are a cornerstone of Chrysler’s unlikely comeback: 900 employees turning out a Jeep Grand Cherokee sport utility vehicle every 48 seconds of the working day at an assembly plant here.
Mad Money host and former hedge fund manager, Jim Cramer, provides stock traders with all manner of investing advice.
CNBC's Mary Thompson has the story on Bank of America's plan to cut jobs.
Europe is facing a severe debt crisis, unemployment is high and not getting any better, and the housing market stinks—no surprises here, yet markets sell off after virtually every new bit of bad economic news.
President Obama's jobs plan is a start, but many chief executives told CNBC it doesn't go far enough.
CNBC's Steve Liesman breaks down the numbers on the latest NFIB index, and a look at how CEO Brian Moynihan plans to stabilize Bank of America, with CNBC's Mary Thompson.
Continued concerns about Europe, not the Obama jobs bill, are "still driving the bus" that is the U.S. stock market, Art Cashin told CNBC Monday.
President Barack Obama urges Congress to act soon on his proposed bill for job creation.
The UK Chancellor, George Osborne, appeared to clear the path for a second round of quantitative easing (QE) over the weekend, telling journalists at the G7 meeting in Marseilles, France, that he saw no barriers to such an action, if the Bank of England asked for it.
Sharing perspective on President Obama's jobs package, with Larry Bossidy, former Honeywell chairman/CEO.
We have to get back to basics, says Mario Gabelli, GAMCO Investors, Inc. chairman/CEO/chief investment officer, who weighs in on regulations impact on entrepreneurship and President Obama's jobs plan.