Debt-Ceiling Debate: A Potential Government Shutdown

As the government inches closer to a shutdown, CNN’s Margaret Conley shows us what could be affected and what it could cost taxpayers.

Why Obama Will Soon Make a Very Bold Move

A look at the growing battle between American President Barrack Obama vs. Russian President Vladimr Putin and why the Syria conflict is just beginning.

Obama on Syria: I Didn’t Set a Red Line

President Barack Obama answers questions on Syria at a news conference in Sweden.

More Conspiracy and Fraud from JP Morgan

Preet Bharara charges two JPMorgan traders of conspiracy and fraud saying ‘companies themselves need to pay closer attention to the cultures that they create.’

Russia-U.S. Relations and the Diplomatic Fallout

Center for Strategic and International Studies’ Andrew Kuchins and Firebird Managements’ Ian Hague discuss the deteriorating U.S.-Russia relations

This Could Kill the Stock Market: The 10 Year Treasury

A look at the 10 year treasury yield and why its the most important indicator for stock market performance, and the amount of leverage used by hedge funds.

The Effect Government Support Has on Big Bank Credit Ratings

Bloomberg’s Scarlet Fu examines too big to fail banks and the effect government support has on big bank credit ratings.

Harper on Senate Scandal

Harper on Senate scandal: Canadians have been waiting for the Prime Minister to say something about the secret deal that forced his Chief of Staff to quit. Today he spoke publicly for the first time since this story broke.

Tea Party Targeted by IRS: Who Was Responsible?

Tea Party Targeted by IRS: Who Was Responsible? Cook reports on the admission by the IRS who singled out conservative groups based on political stances

Should You Be Worried: What Housing Recovery?

This week, Ivan Lo talks more about the fiscal cliff, market outlook, shows you a scary chart, and talks about what happened with gold and silver last week.

Watch the Throne: Who Controls the Money

A report on the value of the dollar, who controls the money, the currency war, the QE weapon at work, gold seasonality, predicting Obama’s reelection.

President Obama Speaks on the Economy

President Obama in his remarks at Osawatomie High School in Osawatomie, Kansas said, this is not just another political debate. This is the defining issue of our time. This is a make-or-break moment for the middle class, and for all those who are fighting to get into the middle class. Because what’s at stake is whether this will be a country where working people can earn enough to raise a family, build a modest savings, own a home, secure their retirement.