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  • The New York Times and the rehabilitation of Steven Rattner

    10/06/2015 9:04:49 AM PDT · by george76 · 9 replies
    Columbia Journalism Review ^ | FEBRUARY 20, 2013 | Ryan Chittum
    The New York Times is declaring that disgraced private equity mogul Steven Rattner has gotten his reputation back in the Manhattan lunch circles that matter. This was probably only a matter of time given that it was the Times itself that played a leading role in his rehabilitation. Itís Andrew Ross Sorkin, naturally, who pronounces the cleansing complete, even wondering aloud if Rattner could be a Treasury secretary someday. This about a guy who just two years ago paid $16 million to settle SEC and New York lawsuits against him for taking part in a kickback scheme with public officials...
  • CNBC sets 3 percent polling floor for main GOP debate stage

    09/30/2015 12:59:09 PM PDT · by GIdget2004 · 16 replies
    Politico ^ | 09/30/2015 | Alex Isenstadt and Hadas Gold
    The next Republican debate will feature an undercard stage before the main event, the forum's host CNBC said Wednesday, assuaging some of the fears and complaints from lower-tiered presidential campaigns. Candidates polling at an average of 3 percent in the five weeks before the event will make the primetime debate at 8 p.m. EDT Oct. 28. A 2.5 percent average will be rounded up to 3 percent. ÔŅľ Candidates with a 1 percent average will appear in a forum at 6 p.m. EDT. The polls being used for the averages are from NBC, ABC, CBS, Fox, CNN and Bloomberg released...
  • When Is The Next GOP Presidential Debate?

    09/17/2015 11:22:24 AM PDT · by conservative98 · 32 replies
    IBT ^ | September 17, 2015 | Jackie Salo
    Economic issues will be the focus of the next televised GOP presidential debate, which will be held Oct. 28 at the University of Colorado in Boulder and broadcast on CNBC. CNBC's debate titled "Your Money, Your Vote: The Presidential Debate on the Economy" will address jobs, taxes, the deficit and the national economy. The network will moderate the debate. "Presidential elections are often won or lost based on core economic positions, understandings and values," said Mark Hoffman, CNBC chairman, in a statement. "Our nation's economy and place in the world, job growth, entrepreneurship and the pursuit of the American dream...
  • Live Stream Interview with Sen Ted Cruz from Institutional Investor Delivering Alpha Confab

    07/14/2015 12:22:24 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 3 replies
    CNBC ^ | July 14, 2015 | Staff Press Release
    CNBC TO AIR PORTIONS OF INTERVIEW DURING CNBC'S "CLOSING BELL" WHEN: WEDNESDAY, JULY 15TH AT 3:10PM ET In a CNBC EXCLUSIVE, CNBC Chief Washington Correspondent John Harwood interviews Senator Ted Cruz live from the CNBC Institutional Investor Delivering Alpha conference in New York City on Wednesday, July 15th. will live stream the full interview and portions of the interview will air on CNBC's "Closing Bell" (M-F, 3PM-5PM ET). Mandatory credit: CNBC Institutional Investor Delivering Alpha conference. Transcript to follow the interview. About CNBC: With CNBC in the U.S., CNBC in Asia Pacific, CNBC in Europe, Middle East and Africa,...
  • Why you should fear Donald Trump

    06/30/2015 5:52:54 PM PDT · by Mariner · 87 replies
    CNBC ^ | June 30th, 2015 | Mark Macias, media consultant
    In business, you fear the person who has nothing to lose and everything to gain because he will fight you till the end. In politics, you fear the person who has everything to lose and nothing to gain, especially if he has totalitarian control. These general principals are why NBC and every GOP presidential candidate should be very fearful right now of Donald Trump. He won't play by the rules in politics because he has run a totalitarian regime. He will also fight till the end because he wrongfully believes he has nothing to lose in business. The proof for...
  • Bernie Sandersí Economic Plan Could Almost Certainly Save America

    06/01/2015 7:38:48 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 45 replies ^ | June 1, 2015 | Michael Hausam
    I don't know about for you, but for me, the most inspiring interview of the week occurred when CNBC's John Harwood interviewed presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders. It generated a couple of thoughts in my head that I'm confident will be game changers. I'm secretly hoping that the Sanders team will offer me a job as their Chief Economic Consultant, as a result. Here was the part of the exchange that really got my carbon-neutral cruelty-free non-fossil-fueled engine running: Harwood: If the changes that you envision in tax policy, in finance, breaking up the banks, were to result in a more...
  • CNBC Correspondent Chock Full of Snark About a Hillary Press 'Briefing'

    05/29/2015 4:17:31 PM PDT · by PJ-Comix · 18 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | May 29, 2015 | P.J. Gladnick
    As we have seen many times in the past, CNBC Chief Washington correspondent John Harwood has been reliably liberal. In fact just a few hours ago, Newsbusters ran a story featuring Harwood once again spinning for Hillary Clinton. Therefore it is notable when even a team player such as Harwood gets so upset with the content free Hillary "briefing" that he breaks out in one snarky paragraph after another. Perhaps the Hillary campaign thinks it is a cute idea to cut reporters off from any meaningful information but when it causes someone like Harwood to go full out snark, perhaps...
  • Bernie Sanders: A 90% tax rate sounds fine to me

    05/26/2015 1:11:58 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 61 replies
    Hotair ^ | 05/26/2015 | Jazz Shaw
    This week Vermont Senator and self-avowed socialist Bernie Sanders sat down with CNBC’s John Harwood for an interview on the issues facing all the 2016 candidates. Sanders is technically running for President, and is at least keeping up the public appearance of being serious. (He told Harwood, I think we got a shot to win this thing.) With that in mind, I suppose it’s worth taking a moment to examine some of his answers and remind everyone exactly what’s lurking under the covers of the deep left wing of the Democrats. While it may seem like a bit of...
  • Team-Obama: We Mark on the Curve Around Here

    04/10/2015 8:41:05 AM PDT · by NOBO2012 · 2 replies
    Michelle Obama's Mirror ^ | 4-10-2015 | MOTUS
    Itís not for lack of humility that Big Guy gave his eponymous healthcare law a rating of 8 out of 10. ďAnd the reason I don't put it at a 10 is because you can always improve something," he said in an interview with ABC News published Wednesday. Itís because itís magnificence hasnít been fully actualized yet. Watch out when that happens! Until then letís just say itís one of the more interesting applications of the 80/20 rule: having achieved 20% of the desired results weíre taking 80% of the credit.The high scoring is most likely due to one of...
  • Freep a poll!(Do you consider yourself an Apple loyalist? Would you buy the Apple Watch?)

    03/09/2015 2:19:18 PM PDT · by dynachrome · 70 replies
    CNBC ^ | 3-9-15 | CNBC
    Do you consider yourself an Apple loyalist? YES! I buy every Apple product! Not really. I mix and match gadgets and companies No. Nothing Apple-related in my household Not sure Would you buy the Apple Watch? Yes No Not sure
  • Penis-Size Study 'Am I Normal?'

    03/06/2015 7:29:06 PM PST · by mrsmith · 95 replies
    CNBC ^ | 3 Mar 2015 | Bill Briggs
    For some men, love has long been a battle of inches. But a new report revealing the "definitive" length of typical manhood may let many guys breathe easier ...
  • US and Greece helping to save the euro

    02/16/2015 12:03:14 PM PST · by Lorianne · 6 replies
    CNBC ^ | 15 February 2015 | Michael Ivanovitch
    Greece's pleas to stop the "fiscal waterboarding" of its devastated economy are substantively no different from President Obama's repeated warnings to Germany to stop bleeding the euro area economy with excessive fiscal austerity. Sadly, the president's reportedly more than a dozen phone calls to the German Chancellor Merkel in 2011 and 2012 urging supportive economic policies in the euro area fell on deaf ears. These calls were not just brushed aside; they were plainly ridiculed as Chancellor Merkel kept telling the media that "it made no sense to be adding new debt to old debt." But -- worrying about one-fifth...
  • This Man Will Never Be Invited Back On CNBC

    02/10/2015 11:08:58 PM PST · by Nachum · 22 replies
    zero hedge ^ | 2/10/15 | tyler durden
    While Steve had a number of hard to hear quotes for the CNBC anchors - such as: "There is no acceleration in underlying economic activity," and "There's this wrong concept that I keep on hearing about in the financial press about the acceleration in economic growth... It's not happening!" A stunned Simon Hobbs rebuffs, "That's a long list of non-ideal situations we find ourselves in," to which Ricchiuto snaps back "and we can keep on going!" "After a string of dismal data on durable goods, retail spending, and inventories, we get a good jobs number and everyone saying the economy's...
  • Saudi oil policy 'just took turn for the worse'

    01/23/2015 10:47:10 AM PST · by Rusty0604 · 29 replies
    CNBC ^ | 01/23/2015 | John Kilduff
    In earlier time, the death of Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al Saud would have rocked the oil market. The succession plan has always pointed in a direction away from U.S. interests and a turn toward an even harder line on Middle East issues. The antipathy toward Iran will be levered up, and the various Sunni-Shia battles will likely see greater escalation. Oil prices have quickly jumped $1.00 per barrel on the news in a knee-jerk reaction to the uncertainty. What is more likely is an even greater commitment to over supplying the market, in attempt to drive out...
  • Newt Mocks Bartiromo's 'Funny' Defense of the Liberal Media

    11/10/2011 11:03:27 AM PST · by radioone · 36 replies
    Newsbusters ^ | 11-10-11 | Newsbusters
    During Wednesday night's presidential debate, Newt Gingrich could barely restrain his amusement as co-moderator Maria Bartiromo defended the liberal media's reporting of the economy. Bartiromo took umbrage after Gingrich's asserted, "What is amazing to me is the inability of much of our academic world and much of our news media and most of the people on Occupy Wall Street to have a clue about history." The CNBC journalist responded by huffing, "I'm sorry, but what is the media reporting inaccurately about the economy?" An incredulous Gingrich mocked, "I love humor disguised as a question. That's terrific." [ See video below....
  • The silent crash in commoditiesóa warning sign

    12/09/2014 2:07:10 PM PST · by RightGeek · 35 replies
    CNBC ^ | 12/9/2014 | Ron Insana
    If the commodity markets were followed as widely as the stock market, the financial world would be buzzing with the news of a crash that has taken place in the value of "stuff." While the plunging prices of oil, natural gas and gasoline are making headlines every day, thanks to the benefits accruing to consumers of energy products, the message of the commodity markets, in many ways, is hardly a reassuring one when it comes to the outlook for global economic growth. Basic materials prices for the likes of copper, nickel, iron ore, and other industrial commodities, have collapsed, both...
  • Report: Obama to Sign Executive Amnesty Friday in Vegas

    11/19/2014 7:18:34 AM PST · by RummyChick · 320 replies
    weekly standard ^ | 11/19 | halper
    John Harwood of CNBC and the New York Times reports that President Obama's executive amnesty order is coming Friday in Las Vegas: Confirmed by source familiar: Obama to announce immigration order on Friday in Las Vegas ó John Harwood (@JohnJHarwood) November 19, 2014 Obama immigration announcement in Las Vegas on Friday may also serve as unofficial launch of Reid 2016 re-election campaign ó John Harwood (@JohnJHarwood) November 19, 2014
  • What did the press know and when did they know it?

    11/18/2014 7:05:54 PM PST · by moneyrunner · 25 replies
    TheVirginian ^ | 11/18/2014 | Moneyrunner
    The reaction of the MSM to the Gruber tapes is revealing. Todayís article by Chris Cillizza tries to misdirect the issue into a personality conflict between Gruber and Conservatives who he thinks are the object of Gruberís charge that the American people are stupid. His article, about Gruber as catnip for conservatives tries to make the story about Conservative pique, not the fact that Gruber did something that you are never supposed to do when you pull a sting: expose the sting. A good sting never ends, but Gruber ended the ObamaCare sting. So the press, after hoping it would...
  • Ex CNBC Reporter Claims Network 'Silenced' Her for Reporting on Obamacare Flaws

    11/19/2014 8:10:45 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 16 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 11/19/2014 | Samuel Smith
    A Fox Business reporter is accusing her former CNBC bosses of reprimanding her for pursuing reporting angles that pointed out the mathematical flaws in the president's Obamacare law. Financial reporter Melissa Francis disclosed on her Fox Business program "Money with Melissa Francis" that when she worked for CNBC, she was told numerous times by her superiors to stop "disrespecting the office of the president" by reporting on what she called "the math of Obamacare." Francis explained that while at CNBC she pointed out to her viewers that it's not possible to increase the number of people receiving health coverage, including...
  • Fox Anchor: CNBC ĎSilencedí Me For Reporting On Obamacare [VIDEO]

    11/15/2014 1:03:08 PM PST · by Enlightened1 · 17 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 11/15/14 | Sarah Hurtubise
    Fox Business Network anchor Melissa Francis said she was ďsilencedĒ by CNBC when management told her she was ďdisrespecting the office of the presidentĒ by reporting about Obamacare.
  • Former CNBC reporter: Network silenced me when I criticized ObamaCare

    11/15/2014 10:50:25 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 4 replies
    Hotair ^ | 11/15/2014 | Ed Morrissey
    ‚ÄúI‚Äôm not someone who goes around crying ‚Äėbias‚Äô in a crowded theater,‚ÄĚ Howard Kurtz later tells Melissa Francis, ‚Äúbut there really is no other explanation here.‚ÄĚ Francis and Kurtz are discussing the stunning lack of coverage from most other news organizations ‚ÄĒ especially the broadcast networks ‚ÄĒ of the remarks made by ObamaCare architect Jonathan Gruber about the deception, lies, and trickery used to sell the bill four years ago. Francis, who worked for NBC News subsidiary CNBC during the initial ObamaCare debate in Congress, revealed yesterday that her reports about the math not adding up in the ACA...
  • Fox Anchor says CNBC 'silenced' her coverage of Obamacare (ďdisrespecting" office of pres)

    11/15/2014 7:15:37 AM PST · by maggief · 65 replies
    American Thinker ^ | November 15, 2014 | Rick Moran
    An anchor for Fox Business Network who used to work for CNBC told viewers that her superiors at the network "silenced" her reporting on Obamacare, telling her she was "disrespecting the office of the president" by pointing out that Obamacare's math didn't add up. Daily Caller: Fox Business Network anchor Melissa Francis said she was ďsilencedĒ by CNBC when management told her she was ďdisrespecting the office of the presidentĒ by reporting about Obamacare. Francis highlighted Obamacare architect Jonathan Gruberís comments about the ďstupidityĒ of American voters and the administration intentionally misleading the public about whatís in the law and...
  • Melissa Francis: I was silenced by CNBC

    11/14/2014 3:10:56 PM PST · by RckyRaCoCo · 16 replies
    Fox Business ^ | 11-14-2014 | Melissa Francis
    FBNís Melissa Francis says she was silenced by CNBC when challenging the ObamaCare math.
  • We don't need an Ebola czar

    10/18/2014 6:57:08 AM PDT · by dynachrome · 46 replies
    CNBC ^ | 10-17-14 | Jeffrey Sachs, director of The Earth Institute at Columbia University
    There is no case for an American Ebola czar, least of all another political "fixer" who has no expertise in public health. This is just another case of the Obama administration putting politics before substance, and cowering at the idiocy and vileness of the Republicans in Congress. We already have an enormously competent national Ebola leader: Tom Frieden at the Centers for Disease Control (CDC). We already have an enormously competent coordinator for U.S. Ebola aid overseas: Raj Shah, the Administrator of USAID. What we need now is a president who backs up his front-line team.

    09/22/2014 6:10:12 AM PDT · by servo1969 · 26 replies
    Last week, Breitbart News revealed a secret video game journalist mailing list used by a clique of influential writers, editors, and bloggers, some of whom attempted to bully their colleagues with it in an attempt to shape the news agenda for political purposes. We can today reveal the complete list of journalists, some 150 key industry figures, on the list. Outlets with representation span the entire video games journalism universe and include Polygon, Ars Technica, Wired, Eurogamer, Destructoid, Kotaku, Joystiq, TechRadar, and many other well-known brands in games publishing. But they also include freelancers and staffers for publications as solidly...
  • CNBC Viewership Plunges To 21 Year Lows

    09/06/2014 6:43:07 PM PDT · by Lorianne · 49 replies
    Zero Hedge ^ | 05 September 2014 | Tyler Durden
    It's over: whether due to the complete domination of centrally-planned markets by a few central banks, whether as a result of HFTs forcing out all human traders and investors, whether due to volatility plunging to record lows and complacency at record highs, whether viewers simply aren't impressed by the new young, female faces that are increasingly taking over the primetime financial TV slots, because people are tired of Cramer's endless "caffeine" high and endless attempts to justify a record disconnect between manipulated record high "markets" and a stagnant economy in which some 53 million workers are "freelancers", or simply because...
  • The Size of the Bank Bailout: $29 Trillion (Throwback Thursday)

    08/21/2014 6:58:15 AM PDT · by mgist · 28 replies
    CNBC ^ | 2/11/2014 | John Carney
    So this guy from (let's say) Morgan Stanley walks into a bar. He orders drink after drink. Downs a dozen or so high-quality glasses of Scotch. Does a few shots of tequila. Maybe grabs a beer at the end of the night. The bar manager sees the condition the guy is in, takes a look at his tab. Sees the total amount of drinks heís been served. Grabs the bartender aside and asks him a question. ďBartender Ben, how many drinks did you serve that guy?Ē ďJust one,Ē Bartender Ben says. ďBen! Be straight with me. Iím looking at his...
  • CNBC Co-Anchor Simon Hobbs Accidentally ĎOutedí Apple CEO Tim Cook as Gay

    The TV reporter was caught up in a discussion about the rarity of openly gay CEOs when he said, ĎI think Tim Cook is open about the fact heís gay.í Simon Hobbs is likely wishing he could press rewind. The CNBC co-anchor spoke too soon during a live segment of "Squawk on the Street" Friday when he accidentally outed Apple CEO Tim Cook. New York Times columnist and CNBC contributor James B. Stewart spoke about his recent column dealing with the "tortured life" former BP chief John Browne led as a closeted gay CEO. "I just found it very, very...
  • Obama to CNBC: FAA Israel Decision Not Based on ĎPoliticsí

    07/24/2014 6:09:06 PM PDT · by Nachum · 13 replies
    Mediaite ^ | 7/24/14 | Matt Wilstein
    At the very end of an interview with CNBCís Steve Liesman Thursday, President Barack Obama addressed the accusations, from Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) and others, that the Federal Aviation Administrationís decision to ban U.S. flights from landing in Israel for 48 hours was politically motivated. Obama called the move ďpurely technical,Ē saying the United States does not make ďdecisions when it comes to airline safetyĒ based on ďpoliticsĒ or ďeven our strong alliance with Israel.Ē He elaborated: ďThe initial ban that was imposed by the FAA was based on Israel needing to show us that in fact it was safe...
  • You know itís bad when CNBC admits they thought our GDP growth was a misprint: (Video at Site)

    04/30/2014 9:45:05 AM PDT · by PoloSec · 2 replies
    The Right Scoop ^ | 30 April 2014 | The Right Scoop
    You know itís bad when CNBC admits they thought our GDP growth was a misprint:
  • Major Democratic donor indicted over campaign contributions

    04/17/2014 10:52:58 AM PDT · by MeshugeMikey · 21 replies
    CNBC ^ | April 17, 2014 | Scott Cohn
    A hotel executive and Democratic fundraiser has pleaded guilty in New York to witness tampering and conspiracy to evade campaign finance laws. Sant Singh Chatwal appeared Thursday in federal court in Brooklyn. The candidates were not identified. Chatwal had raised at least $100,000 for Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton's 2008 presidential campaign against Barack Obama
  • CEOs Of Stock Exchanges Brawl On CNBC Over High Freq. Trading As NYSE Floor Traders Go Crazy

    04/01/2014 1:52:28 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 29 replies
    Business Insider ^ | 04/01/2014 | Julia La Roche
    Two CEOs of exchanges got in a nasty brawl on CNBC's "Power Lunch" over high-frequency trading.† William "Bill" O'Brien, the CEO of BATS, slammed Brad Katsuyama, the CEO and president of IEX, and author Michael Lewis.Katsuyama is†the hero in Michael Lewis' new book,†"Flash Boys." His firm, IEX, is an alternative exchange.†"I've been shaking my head a lot quite frankly the last 36 hours ... Michael and Brad, shame on both of you," he said, adding that they've possibly scared "millions of investors in an effort to promote a business model."CNBC correspondent Bob Pisani asked Katsuyama if he thought the...
  • Larry Kudlow Retiring, Wrapping Up 'The Kudlow Report' on CNBC

    03/08/2014 11:44:09 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 29 replies
    NewsMax ^ | 03/08/2014 | Todd Beamon
    "The Larry Kudlow Report" will end its run on CNBC later this month, the network said on Friday, with host Larry Kudlow staying on as a senior contributor. "Larry expressed his love of the network and personal pride in what had been accomplished on his program over the years but now wanted to slow down just a bit," the network's president, Mark Hoffman, told staff in a memo on Friday. "As an interviewer, he is unfailingly polite and energetic, skillfully grilling guests but always ending a segment graciously. "Larry has always brought great enthusiasm to every program and appearance," Hoffman...
  • Vanity: Dear CNBC, you suck and CURLING just pawned you!!!

    02/19/2014 5:13:15 PM PST · by Kolath · 6 replies
    Kolath | 02/19/2014 | Kolath
    FaceBook (USA Curling) ‪#‎curling‬ on CNBC between 3-8 p.m. on Tuesday had 2.6 million viewers. Highest ratings ever for a show on CNBC. ‪#‎rockinit‬ Go suck it CNBC!!! And while you're at it tell your homies at MSNBC they suck too. They can "lean forward" over the rock and do a face plant (ala Russian Team Captain)
  • Retail Apocalypse? Major Chains Closing Hundreds Of Stores

    02/11/2014 10:49:47 AM PST · by Para-Ord.45 · 101 replies ^ | February 11 2014 | D. Jennings
    Hundreds of stores across the nation are closing as some of Americaís most famous retailers struggle to stay in business. The country is facing what CNBC has labeled a tsunami of store closings and blogger Michael Snyder has called a retail apocalypse. JC Penney, which lost $586 million in three months in 2013, is planning to close 33 stores in 19 states and lay off 2,000 people. JC Penneyís stock has lost 84 percent of its value since February 2012. Sears has decided to shut down its flagship store in Downtown Chicago, and it has closed 300 stores in the...
  • Barney Frank Joining CNBC

    12/20/2013 11:07:20 AM PST · by taildragger · 58 replies
    TalkingPointsMemo ^ | December 20, 2013 | Daniel Strauss
    Former Rep. Barney Frank (D-MA) is joining CNBC as a contributor. CNBC's managing editor Nick Dunn tweeted Friday that the former congressman and prickly liberal firebrand had joined the channel. Pleased to announce former US Congressman @BarneyFrank has joined @CNBC as our latest contributor. ó Nick Dunn (@NickDunnCNBC) December 20, 2013 CNBC is happy to announce that former Congressman Barney Frank has joined @CNBC as our latest contributor ó Ryan Ruggiero (@RyanRuggiero) December 20, 2013
  • Maria Bartiromo Is Leaving CNBC

    11/20/2013 7:56:16 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 12 replies
    Business Insider ^ | 11/20/2013 | Julia La Roche
    This is a total bombshell for the financial media world. CNBC's "Money Honey" Maria Bartiromo is headed to Fox Business Network, Matt Drudge first reported while she was anchoring "Closing Bell" this afternoon. CNBC has confirmed this for us. "After 20 years of groundbreaking work at CNBC, Maria Bartiromo will be leaving the company as her contract expires on November 24th. Her contributions to CNBC are too numerous to list but we thank her for all of her hard work over the years and wish her the best," CNBC's Brian Steel said in a statement to Business Insider. This summer,...
  • Maria Bartiromo Headed For Fox Network.Well It's About Time!

    11/19/2013 3:29:54 PM PST · by Cruz_West_Paul2016 · 24 replies
    Has anyone beat me to this thread? Never the less, this is great news! Maria would be an very impressive asset to FOX, and hopefully she will rip any liberal guest/commentator to shreds as we go into 2014. And you got to admit, she is Pretty Hot !!! {just like all of the FOX Conservative Ladies}.
  • Starbucksí Schultz: Obamacare Execution Is ďOff the RailsĒ

    10/31/2013 1:04:42 PM PDT · by Red in Blue PA · 43 replies
    Schultz was interviewed by CNBCís Maria Bartiromo Wednesday, and during his time on the air, he explained how his support of the health law has turned stale on account of its poor execution. He told CNBC that, ĒUnfortunately, in this kind of situation, execution trumps strategy. It might be a great strategy, but the execution is really flawed. Itís off the rails.Ē The statement is surprising coming from Schultz, considering he has long been a firm supporter of President Barack Obamaís health law. This reality is highlighted by the Huffington Post, which reports that he described the Affordable Care Act...
  • An apology from Steve Liesman (CNBC Racist)

    10/23/2013 8:53:01 AM PDT · by jimbo123 · 65 replies
    CNBC ^ | 10/23/13 | Steve Liesman
    <p>Regarding my recent remark on Squawk Box regarding Senator Ted Cruz, I first want to deeply and sincerely apologize if my remarks were insensitive.</p> <p>Second, I want to explain that it was not intended to be offensive in any way.</p>
  • CNBC host Steve Liesman: Letís play some ďMexican musicĒ and talk about Ted Cruz (Comcast/NBC)

    10/23/2013 7:33:43 AM PDT · by jimbo123 · 31 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 10/23/13 | Jim Treacher
    Who isnít Mexican. Racist lies, man. But whatever, right? Cruz is a Republican, and he thinks Obama is wrong, and therefore weíre not supposed to like him. Truth Revolt: On Tuesday morningís CNBC Squawk Box, senior economics reporter Steve Liesman blamed the weak jobs report on Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX). He said, ďWeíre going to call this the Senator Ted Cruz jobs report. These are the jobless claims of Senator Ted Cruz.Ē As CNBC showed a picture of Cruz, Liesman added, ďThere he is! There he is! Can we get some music to go along with that, some Mexican music...
  • Tea party grows from 'imperial White House': Zell

    10/08/2013 5:32:22 PM PDT · by Libloather · 13 replies
    CNBC ^ | 10/08/13 | Matthew J. Belvedere
    **SNIP** "What makes this man different than anyone else?" he asked. "The president is elected to negotiate." "We treat the tea party like they are some kind of disease, and the very same thing on the other side the press don't even cover it," continued Zell, chairman of Equity Group Investments. "Can you imagine the press vilifying the ACLU?" Zell said he's "not a big tea party fan at all," but added that they are "significant percent of the voting population" with a "right to have a view."
  • CNBC poll: Majority opposes govít shutdown to defund ObamaCare (Only Tea Party Supports it)

    09/23/2013 7:18:51 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 24 replies
    Hotair ^ | 09/23/2013 | Ed Morrissey
    This week will be crucial for Ted Cruz’ future, according to Chris Cillizza and Sean Sullivan at the Washington Post, with the fate of ObamaCare, the debt ceiling, and continued funding for the government at stake. It doesn’t depend on victory so much as it does to his impact on opposition to ObamaCare, the two write: To be clear: A Cruz bounce back should not be judged solely on whether he can round up the 40 additional votes necessary to keep a bill that keeps the government funded but strips the Obamacare defunding off the floor of the Senate. Unless...
  • Santelli Rants Against The Intellectual Arrogance Of The "Intellectuals"

    09/13/2013 4:44:22 PM PDT · by Nachum · 4 replies
    Zero Hedge ^ | 9/13/13 | Tyler Durden
    The American public is "just too darn stupid to get it." That is the message that CNBC's Rick Santelli hears from the mainstream media when discussing polls that suggest US citizens are against a rise in the debt ceiling. Perhaps, as he exclaims, "we should only poll the Harvard and Princeton professors," since they have such a good grasp of reality. But, it is the "giant leap of faith" that the Fed can really move unemployment and keep the economy humming along to support the level of equities that has the Chicagoan irate. Congress - listen up - he explodes,...
  • Bank of America intern dies after reportedly working 3 straight days

    08/20/2013 5:28:47 PM PDT · by Dallas59 · 56 replies
    CNBC ^ | 8/20/2013 | CNBC
    A 21-year-old intern who worked grueling hours at Bank of America's London office died just a week before his internship was to conclude. Moritz Erhardt, who studied at the WHU-Otto Beisheim School of Management in Vallendar, Germany, reportedly had worked until 6 a.m. for three days straight and was found dead in his flat.
  • CNBC Pulls Video of Elizabeth Warren Smacking Down Anchor Over Glass-Steagall (VideoProvided Here)

    07/19/2013 4:35:30 PM PDT · by lbryce · 61 replies
    AmericaBlog ^ | July 19, 2013 | John Aravosis
    Earlier this week, Democratic Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) went on CNBC last Friday to debate the Glass-Steagall banking regulations that were adopted in 1933, and her proposal to update and strengthen the law in a way that would likely force the big banks to spin off some of their business and stop being so damn big. As you can imagine, CNBC is no fan of Glass Steagall, regulating banks, or Elizabeth Warren. During her appearance on CNBC, Warren basically kicked ass, the video went viral, with over 700,000 views in a matter of days, so CNBC pulled it. Hereís what...
  • As Its Ratings Slide, The Confessions Of A Recovering CNBC Pundit(Or what happened to Larry Kudlow)

    07/11/2013 11:52:55 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 28 replies
    Townhall ^ | 07/11/2013 | Jerry Bowyer
    The latest Nielsen ratings show that business network CNBC is in a ratings free fall. By some measures the cable channel is experiencing its lowest numbers since 1994. Particularly hard hit are Jim Cramerís Mad Money and Larry Kudlowís show, The Kudlow Report. Kudlowís is showing the worst ratings declines year over year of any program in the network, and keep in mind, the network itself is once again suffering a big ratings slide. The Kudlow Reportís numbers have fallen 60% in the last year. I wish all of this would have come as a surprise to me, but it...
  • Friendly Reminder: CNBC Viewership Plunges To Eight Year Lows

    05/08/2013 6:31:50 AM PDT · by Zakeet · 13 replies
    Zero Hedge ^ | May 8, 2013
    Nowhere is [the result of mainstream media bias] more obvious than in the relentless imploding viewership of once financial media titan, CNBC, which lately has become a sad, one-sided caricature of its once informative self, whose only agenda is to get the most marginal Joe Sixpack to dump his hard-earned cash into 100x P/E stocks, and where according to data from Nielsen Media Research, the total and demographic (25-54) viewership during the prime time segment (9:30am - 5:00 pm) just tumbled to 216K and 40K - the lowest recorded viewership since mid 2005 and sliding. So why the relentless collapse...
  • When It Comes to Diversity, White Male Managers Not Doing So Hot

    04/07/2013 7:14:13 AM PDT · by Altura Ct. · 51 replies
    CNBC ^ | 4/4/2013
    How are white male managers doing when it comes to diversity? Great! At least that's what the white male managers said in a recent survey. What do the non-white, non-male managers think? Not as upbeat. But according to the study, it's not entirely the fault of white male managers. What we have here, it claims, is failure to communicate. Lack of candor was a key culprit identified in the "Study on White Men Leading Through Diversity & Inclusion," which compiled results of anonymous surveys of about 700 leaders at eight major companies. How are white male managers doing when it...

    04/07/2013 6:49:30 AM PDT · by SMGFan · 45 replies
    Big Journalism ^ | April 6, 2013
    What do "Big Rig Bounty Hunters" and "Swamp People" on History Channel have in common? They both pummeled CNN and MSNBC's brand new shows' debuts last week in the ratings. CNN's attempt to mimic Fox News' hugely successful "The Five" with a five person panel show called (get to) The Point" seems to have crashed and burned in spectacular fashion. The week-long tryout at 10:00 PM ET, in place of an Anderson Cooper repeat, was dead last in cable news ratings, finishing behind CNNHLN and CNBC.