Top News & Analysis Washington DC

  • The next fiscal fight

    Dean Maki, Barclays; and Brian Wesbury, First Trust Advisors, discuss the debt limit battle brewing in Washington.

  • Donald Kohn, former vice chairman of the U.S. Federal Reserve

    President Obama pushed back against criticism of his former economic adviser Lawrence Summers, who is seen as a leading candidate to become the new chairman of the Federal Reserve.

  • White House's new 'grand bargain'

    The president is touring an Amazon.com facility hiring more than 7,000 people, and Gene Sperling, director of The National Economic Council, discusses Obama's agenda for jobs and taxes. Marcus Lemonis of "The Profit" and CNBC's Eamon Javers weigh in.

  • A Boeing 787 Dreamliner being built in Everett, Wash.

    Boeing named a new chief engineer for its troubled 787 Dreamliner as part of a management shake-up in its commercial airplane division.

  • The once-sleepy process of releasing economic data has quietly gotten a lot more complicated, and a lot more lucrative.

  • DC's budget crunch

    A few proposals in Washington, D.C., lay out plans that would eliminate some home mail boxed. Also, eliminating the dollar bill, with CNBC's Eamon Javers.

  • Washington's revolving door

    A former SEC employee joined Kirkland and Ellis and is reportedly getting $5 million per year as a partner at the firm. Elie Mystal, editor at "Above the Law," and CNBC's John Carney, discuss whether the traditional law firm over.

  • The skyline of Detroit

    Detroit must dig itself out of the hole it created and cannot wait to see if the federal government will come to its rescue, the city's emergency manager said on Sunday.

  • A Boeing 787 Dreamliner

    British aviation investigators identified an emergency beacon made by Honeywell International as a likely source of last week's blaze on a Boeing Co 787 Dreamliner and called for it to be turned off, spurring a rally in Boeing shares.

  • Power House: Washington DC real estate

    What your money can buy you in North Arlington, Virginia, with Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage's Joseph Zorc. This week's power house is listed for $1.2 million, with $7749 in taxes.

  • A look inside 'official Washington'

    Mark Leibovich, "This Town" author, explains why he believes Washington is dysfunctional and far from being divided is perhaps a little too connected.

  • The CFPB's Richard Cordray

    The Senate confirmed Richard Cordray to head the consumer bureau, an Obama nomination that had been stalled for two years.

  • John Harwood

    Congress returns to work this week with lots of work on the agenda, from parts of Obamacare to immigration, reports CNBC's John Harwood.

  • High-Frequency trading creates false liquidity: Pro

    High-frequency trading is taking root on "K-Street." CNBC's Eamon Javers reports CoreSite operates this DC facility; and William Black, University of Missouri; Abigail Doolittle, The Seaport Group; and CNBC's Courtney Reagan, discuss whether high-frequency trading is ruining Wall Street.

  • Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano

    Janet Napolitano, the secretary of the Department of Homeland Security, will step down to lead the University of California system, NBC News confirms.

  • Sen. Elizabeth Warren

    The big banks should not be allowed to dip into FDIC-insured deposits to engage in risky trading activities, Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., said on CNBC Friday, as she pushed for a new, modern-day bank breakup bill.

  • Investors pumped a net $8.4 billion into U.S. equity exchange-traded funds (ETFs) for the week until July 10, the highest inflows since early-January, according to new data from research tracker Lipper.

  • Walmart store

    After a vote by the D.C. Council to raise the city's minimum wage, Wal-Mart has announced that it will not open three new stores in Washington.

  • Ben Bernanke

    One nuance of the minutes of the Federal Reserve's last meeting has got some analysts wondering whether the tapering of monetary policy will culminate in an end to asset purchases by December.

  • Walmart store

    Wal-Mart has threatened that it won't open three new stores in Washington, D.C. if a bill that would raise the minimum wage is passed.