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FOX Business
Aug 15, 2013 4:00pm EDT
going. and this guy, george clooney, does not think that gives him the right to weigh in on the way sony makes movies, so does loeb as a leading shareholder have the right to push aggressively for a new strategy? we're going to being asking a former chairman and ceo of sony pictures, peter guber, what he thinks. cheryl: george clooney's so pretty. ♪ ♪ david: it is time for a look at today's market drivers. stocks sell off after stronger than expected economic data triggered fears over the federal reserve plans to start tapering bond purchases. all three major indices posted the steepest declines in eight weeks. >>> americans filing for first time unemployment fell unexpectedly last week to the lowest level in four 1/2 years. jobless claims declined 15,000 to 320,000. >>> precious metals rallying today. gold rose 2%. it really popped. to close in at $1369.90 an ounce. silver soared 5%. chairman? cheryl: anyone concerned about the global economy should listen to our next guest. he says he has a way to make money in world of currency wars and potential collapse. david: listen up. j
FOX Business
Apr 4, 2013 4:00pm EDT
just a war of words? george friedman is the founder and chairman of stratfor. he looks at all these things. george, as you heard what happened yesterday and it broke about in the 3:00 hour eastern time yesterday, one day later what have you figured out about what kim jong-un, the leader of north korea really wants to do with a statement like that? >> first kim jong-un is not simply in charge of china. there is a complex factional fight and a lot of people who are controlling it this is not one kid making decisions. second, the koreans, the north koreans have been doing this many years over a decade. they have created crises by behaving what appears insanely and they generated a lot of cash. the united states, japan, south korea, have basically given aid to north korea to stop them from doing this they have had to increase the rhetoric to get anyone's attention because people are kind of used to this. they have increased it to such a point basically the united states is saying we're not going to pay and signaling itself its willingness to do things by flying b-2 bombers through and p
FOX Business
Jul 16, 2013 4:00pm EDT
fed president esther george. she wants to taper, everybody is talking about when they will taper. she wants to begin tapering of bond purchases right now. here's what she told peter barnes bit. i want your reaction. >> i think it is time to begin to adjust those purchases. the labor market has for the last six months pretty steady gains of close to 200,000 per month. that is a good indicator that there has been sustained improvement here. david: now she of course is in the minority as a hawk but what does the market telling you about where the momentum is on the fed, whether they're moving toward her or away from her? >> well right now there is a big disconnect people say on one hand you have the big hawks like miss george who want to start tapering sooner than later. on the other hand how do you put your head around the fact we might have zero handle gdp figure coming up? everybody is revising downward their gdp figures. how will the fed treat this disconnect? gdp, jobs what is going on here? it is making people continue to be on the sidelines right now. that's why everybody's asleep
FOX Business
Oct 4, 2012 4:00pm EDT
caused the financial crisis the silliest and most ill informed is it george bush deregulations are solely to blame. that myth has been shattered in a book written by a man who was a legend in the banking industry, john allison who turned sleepy southern bank into an intellectual powerhouse that survived financial crisis with flying colors. mr. allison recently left bb&t to become the head a libertarian think tank, the cato institute. his book is the financial crisis and the free-market and john allison joins us. what a pleasure and honor. thank you for being here. let's start with a the notion that it was the regulation of the banking industry that caused the crisis. >> that is the myth. the industry wasn't deregulated. there is an increasing regulation in the george bush years. dave: started with sarbanes our fleet. >> the privacy act. dave: how did people get the idea there was less regulation of financial institutions? >> a myth created -- if you look at the regulatory pages they went up exponentially in the george bush years. dave: we have all these fancy derivatives based on t
FOX Business
May 1, 2013 4:00pm EDT
members, the voting members, the president of the federal reserve bank of kansas city. esther george. what a fantastic job she is down. having been a former director of the federal reserve, i am really very proud of her and her ability to step into that voting david: she has been a very big force. >> and the first year after that , my goodness, there she is, calling it like she sees it. she sure sees it well. david: it's nice to have a frank's voice, but getting back to the larger issue, central banks all over the world printing money like crazy. some of those are not only market movers but are buying stocks now. what you think of that? >> well, i don't want the federal reserve to do anything to buy treasurys. i don't give them a pass on these mortgage-backed securities. very close to treasurys. but the fed should state at its business, which is providing ample but not to ramble money command i think we're going to give chairman bernanke and the fed, all of them, all of them lots of credit in addition to the credit handed out test of george. david: we get that. you love esther george
FOX Business
Sep 20, 2013 4:00pm EDT
whether or not there will be tapering. kansas city fed president esther george who is the lone opponent of the decision earlier this week said refeigning from the taper has raised questions about the central bank's credibility. >> another fed official, st. louis fed president james bullard, said it made sense not to lawn of the paper this month because of low inflation readings. he spoke with our own peter barnes of course. david: meanwhile want to talk about volatility, talk about apple. apple stock is fluctuating big-time as the iphone fans buy new hand-sets, 5ss, and cheaper 5cs. they went on sale today. >> caterpillar saying the worldwide sales weakened the past three months because of slowing demand for commodities from countries such as china. david: darden restaurant, parent of chains like olive garden, red lobster. it is getting crushed because of a dismal quarterly earnings report and forecast. >> house republicans led by speaker john boehner passed legislation to fund the government through december 15th. it include measures to derail obamacare. those measures make it
FOX Business
Aug 6, 2013 4:00pm EDT
director george clooney brassed lobe's plans. sony said holding full ownership of movie and music division was fundamental to the future. liz: the shine coming off gold a bit today, falling below $1300 a troy ounce as you see, 122. that decline is the sixth session in a row. gold declined nearly $20, ending the session as you can see, 1282. david: they agreed to pay sec almost $50 million to settle charges that misled investors in a marketing deal that went sour. ubs neither. denying responsibility. a interview with carl icahn comes up on a business "after the bell." liz: yes, david, in the world of activist investing, we should call it agitator investing there is perhaps no bigger name than billionaire carl icahn. investors everywhere want to here what he has to say. we'll be exclusively speaking to carl icahn in just a few moments from everything from his battle royale with his future with dell and the battle to defeat michael dell's buyout plan is. we'll drill down on his epic clash of titans with hedge fund heavy weight bill ackman over herbalife and what his exit strategy whe
FOX Business
Nov 5, 2012 4:00pm EST
senate race, we have republican george allen up against democrat tim kaine. this race has generated a lot of money, more than $70 million has been invested in this race from outside contributors and the campaigns themselves. that is second only to the presidential race. of course, democrats hope that if they win, it will solidify their majority in the senate. republicans think this may give them a shot of shifting the balance. in the meantime, i've been talking to a lot of small business owners here in richmond who say there's no doubt about it, it's been a tough four years. >> if i've learned anything from this, it's how important small business is to communities. i mean, and what has happened in the last four years is most of my friends, they're small business owners as well, and i feel like we've been passing the same $25 around each other's businesses for four years, and that's what's gotten us through. >> reporter: what's interesting is virginia, of course, was always a stronghold for the republican party, a certainty for the gop. but not anymore. the demographics have changed,
FOX Business
May 16, 2013 4:00pm EDT
what george soros will do with his 8% stake which he recently took in the company. i want to go back with bill. we're talking about how the super-rich are changing their investment strategy. another thing they're doing besides getting out of hedge fund is getting out commodities like gold, right? >> yes. once again it is an issue of concentration. they're not abandoning gold. they're making sure they don't have a overconcentration have a broad, multiclass gee graphicly spread diversification. david: when you have that much money and one of your primary concerns is the irs and how much money they will take from you, what about tax deferrals, how are they playing that bet? >> well i think, this is an area where the rich tend to do much better than affluent, normal after fluent investors because they concentrate on this. particularly given the recent tax increases it is important thing to pay attention to. at the end of the day. it is not what you earn but what you keep that counts. so what are theying doing? first of all they have broad diversified portfolios with on average more than
FOX Business
May 20, 2013 4:00pm EDT
one of the stocks, george soros, you may not like george soros personally but sometimes he picks great stocks that is arctic cat. we want to go to acacia which is the other stock. they collect patents. that's what it does. it is one of the stocks really seems poised to take off right now. explain more about it. >> well that's exactly right, david. you did a got summary what the company does. they collect portfolios of intellectual property and it covers the gamut, everything from telecom to technology to health care and basically it is in a real niche in that market as a result. david: we're looking at the stock price over a three-month period. you look at that one piece where it went down, went down tremendously from 30 down to where it is now in the low 20s. what happened there? why is it going to recover? >> it already recovered. it continues to have some volatility to it because it is a relatively small name. in many cases not very well-understood. less than $2 billion in market cap, maybe a billion two. the fact of the matter they're expected to grow earnings in the 20 plus
FOX Business
Nov 12, 2012 4:00pm EST
? sandra: that doesn't matter. david: thank you, sandy. george lucaas is sell to the film companying to $4 billion this year may save him tens of millions of dollars of capital-gains taxes if he completes the deal before rates go up january 1st. while on a much smaller scale there are many more deals being struck before the clock strikes on a 15% capital gains rate. one of the deals is made by burt wolf whose okay again business was in his family since 1936 but he sold before the higher taxes kicked in. burt joins us now. you're thinking like a billionaire because presumably why george lucas wants to sell, right? >> if you say so. david: why are you selling? what is the specific reason you're selling now? the family has been in business for three or four generations. why sell now? >> well, we've had, i have had several years of really good business. the energy sector in texas has been really, really booming. my son's bret and zachary, the fourth generation are not coming into the business. and looking towards next year with the tax situation and the medical taxes on top of the capital g
FOX News
Sep 24, 2011 7:00am PDT
the big case is it that this solyndra what people don't understand is, george kaiser, argonaut capital got a loan where they put money into solyndra ahead of the department of energy. that's in 40 years of department of energy, that's never happened. if they can get that type of sweetheart deal, what's going on with these other nine, ten, 20 deals? we have to stop it because i guarantee you there's more sweetheart deals because there's more supporters of the current administration donators to his cause that are in the deals on the table right now. it's an outrage. >> brenda: gary b? >> i, look, i agree with toby. it's just almost ludicrous. it's not even sweetheart deals, i think it's fraudulent deals. look, if you have-- it's like the rich uncle that came to your house and when he got up to leave you went to the sofa and picked up the loose change he left behind. that's what the government is with the solyndras, we spend the money, it's there. you saw the solyndra thing. the deal was forced through. hey, whatever they want for money, big offices, big offi offices and nice furniture, l
FOX Business
Jul 31, 2013 4:00pm EDT
plan that's right for you. davidd well it's a bad day for bill ackman, george soros and other people that invested in jcpenney. jcpenney shares diving in last few minutes of trading following a "new york post" report, that cit, the largest commercial lender in the apparel industry abruptly stopped supporting deliveries from smaller manufacturers that went to jcpenney's store. we have a bgit analyst. bill, let's run through this as quickly as we can, cit, retailers need cit in order to pay the bills, right? >> yeah. i mean the way it works with factoring that smaller manufacturers like to get cash up front for their shipments, finance it through a factor like cit, so if cit is not willing to pay the short-term bills then the retailer is in trouble, they can't pay their suppliers? >> it doesn't mean that they can't pay the suppliers. it means cit is not willing to lend to suppliers up front which is concerning. we don't have confirmation yet from cit. david: amazing so many rumors here. no confirmation on that but rumors are moving the market and or moving the stock 10%. is that overre
FOX Business
Dec 20, 2012 4:00pm EST
? >> in that space, under the ticker symbol caf, one under the ticker symbol david george sands, that is a relatively new area for us. emerging markets central-bank have been accommodative as well. if it works small caps should pick up outside the u.s.. liz: where do you like putting your clients's money right now? >> glad to hear john likes the international small cap. the international markets going to be robust. that type of situation we are going to favor the big cap multinationals with 3% dividend yield with 50% of revenues from overseas. these are aa triple rated type companies, very save common stock investments for people to get real engage with. ashley: let me ask about housing. we got more good numbers, sales of existing homes in a eight month high. is that something that can pull the economy along? i know you say slow growth in this quarter and the first quarter of 2013 but is housing showing signs of getting the momentum that we need? >> sure. throughout the year three areas, housing, auto sales secondly and exports are better than expected, that came through today in the gdp
FOX Business
Dec 4, 2012 4:00pm EST
one for names francis and john. 10 to one of victoria. family names of george and diana are also favorites. david: off the desk, if your name is jim today is your lucky day. the restaurant chain red robin is celebrating jim day, giving a jim beam bacon burger to any customer that can eat it or, no, to anybody named jim or jamie. if you live on jim street or variation of the popular name, you're elgible for a free burger. liz: we talk about things to watch. the reaso
FOX Business
Nov 20, 2012 4:00pm EST
in chesapeake george oinking 9% up from 7.6%. the ubs rogue trader gambled away $2.2 billion is guilty in fraud exceeding limits, failed to hedge trades, and faked records to cover the tracks. that's a no-no. volkswagon recalling beetles in the u.s. due to an issue with the passenger seat air bag. it includes 2012 and 2013 models with leather sports seats. nokia releasing the new app for apple as they struggle with the map app. there's a cloud based map service available on the iphone, ipod, and the ipad. afford is bringing the smallest engyp in the u.s. to meet government fuel economy standards to be added to the 2014 ford fee yes, sir that -- fiesta making it the most fuel efficient on the market. liz? liz: lots of americans plotting a big shopping trip as they eat their meals. oh, our family. david: oh, gee, that's just like you, liz. liz: exactly like me. look, everyone. david: june cleaver. liz: you'll never see that. who is the guy next to me? not david, that's tom. black friday coming early, starts thursday this time around. saying this is an opportunity to play ets and c
FOX Business
Apr 17, 2013 4:00pm EDT
the desk." home to kennebunkport maine, the original george bush is from maine. they are offering a $0,000 cocktail to honor its 40th anniversary. it is called ruby rose. st. germane's flower liquor, grapefruit juice, roads water, you add it up doesn't come to 40 grand. much one special ingredient. four carat ruby. the hotel offers a cheaper version without the ruby. that costs 18 bucks. lori: happy hour, david. "off the desk", when ironman theaters hit japan they will be offered in 4-d. what is that? will make the audience feel effects film and view egg them. they can include anything from seat motion to vibration to aromas and bubbles. cj group makes the technology plans to bring it to the u.s. in five years. david: they had it in the 1950s and it didn't work then. we asked you on facebook and twitter if you think apple will regain its mojo. wayne on facebook wrote in to say, apple is out of style. eloquent. lori: doug on facebook said apple's reached and retreated over the peak. it will take new technology and brilliance to return. i'm not sure they maintainedded that idea. david
FOX Business
Mar 5, 2013 4:00pm EST
the borrowers. this is a plan that is going to happen possibly in five years. senators george mitchell, mel martinez, former hud secretary henry cisneros is backing it. congress is listening. david: liz macdonald, thank you very much. >> sure. david: let me go to elizabeth, my other elizabeth, elizabeth claman for a wrap-up on the day's events. the most interesting thing for me is looking at way things are and are not compared to the last time we hit a record in 2007. back then gold was at $748. back then consumer sentiment was 99.5%, 99.5. now it is 69. liz: well that is what a bubble bursting can do to the attitude. man, have we come a long way. market right here, 14,253.77. david: i'm sorry. we are getting news now that chavez, the president of venezuela has died. more on that to come right here. she keeps you guessing. it's part of what you love about her. but your erectile dysfunction - you know, that could be a question of blood flow. cialis tadalafil for daily use helps you be ready anytime the moment's right. you can be more confident in your ability to be ready. and t
FOX Business
Dec 26, 2012 4:00pm EST
of staff on george w. bush council of economic advisors, she thinks we're probably going over because the white house will not stop pushing for higher tax rates, she joins us later this hour. shibani: maybe the texas will be higher in 2013, but prices at the pump will be lower. some good news and some bad news. david: but first we will tell you what drove the market in today's data download. all three major indices closing to the red for the third day in a row. nine of 1 10 s&p sectors ended lower led by consumer discretionary and materials posted gains but they were the only ones out of the nine or 10 sectors. falling compared to the previous month up one year earlier. case-shiller index rising 4.3% compared to year ago. manufacturing utility slowing down, the federal reserve bank using five points from nine in november. numbers above zero indicating expanding activities but there is a slowing trend that has to be watched. shibani: let's take a look at what happened in the market. market action in the cme. telling us why volatility will be a friend of his environment. we have seen in
FOX Business
Dec 14, 2012 4:00pm EST
position as they tell you when you ask them that they want extension of the high end george bush tax cuts. that is not going to happen. >> republicans say they change position and offered $800 billion in new revenues and they say it is democrats whose position remains unchanged, they refuse to put on spending and in tacoma cuts that are necessary to reach an agreement and for them to give on taxes. congress will return to work next week in washington but still no movement, the attention of lawmakers in washington isn't really on matters of taxes and spending and fiscal issues but more on the events in connecticut. back to you. dave: for which we will all have a weekend to meditate on those things. thank you, rich edson in washington, appreciate it. liz: how and chief financial officers plan for the company's future when the country may be going into a fiscal abyss. grant thornton, ceo steven chipman joining us with a result of c f os to guide their companies through stormy weather no matter what happens. dave: today's the deadline for states to decide whether or not to run the health
FOX Business
Jan 8, 2013 4:00pm EST
george girl row the over at rbc today. he says he believes we'll turn back to the basics. the commodity market will focus on the weak dollar which tends to boost commodities. it will focus on the low interest rate environment and we'll see a pop in these commodities again. is that your play? >> gold is special. i think, don't think of gold as a commodity. think of it as a currency. i think that is what the world's fourth or fifth currency, it will gain more popularity. everyone wants to deflate their currency. other commodities we need a stronger economy. could be second half play. could be somewhere out next year. i'm, i'm the equity strategist. i don't claim to be an expert on this. there is value there. we'll start with oil. i think gold is different. other commodities will come along later on. ashley: scott is the race to debase across the world really and it has been going on for some time. gold has not really responded in the rate you think it would. what do you, what is your thought on gold and where it goes from here? >> we're in really not that interested in gold righ
FOX Business
Apr 29, 2013 4:00pm EDT
that george soros knew about this? wasn't something that was not revealed until this goldman sachs loan? >> we knew that he got roughly a 7.9% stake purchase and he did that on april 12. it is still the largest shareholder, whether he knew the financing had been lined up with a line of credit, that is up to mr. soros. david: thank you, very much adam. last week we got word that another government green energy sector is on the verge of bankruptcy. fisker karma failed on monday to repay almost $200 million in loan money from the department of energy. it is closing down operations and estimated to lose over $500,000 for every car that they sell. now there is word that the government micromanaging of the car company made a loss is even worse. we would welcome our next guest now. next, losing $500,000 per car, for every car -- that sounds like a terrible thing. is that possible? >> it is not possible to succeed, that is why they are in such financial dire straits. this is the problem when we have the government investing in things of the private sector should be investing in. we don't k
FOX Business
Jun 14, 2013 4:00pm EDT
, nice guy faces. george reeves in the tv series that started in 951. christopher reeve with first big "superman" film in 197 #. now, hen very cavill on the far right. it his turn. he is now brooding and bad boy mode. he is steel earlier. darker take owed in part to chris nolan. director of widely acclaimed, darkly brooding "dark knight" "batman" trilogy. "man of steel" costs $225 million to make. this is total reboot. warper tried in 2006 with "superman returns." but that was pretty much a disappointment. now comes "man of steel." it offers time warner a shot at superhero franchise to rival that of disney marvel. disney's "the avengers," grossed $1.3 billion, it starred "iron man," thor the hulk and captain america. all separate film franchises in their own right. warner hopes to parlay "man of steel" into follow-up ensemble film, in 2015, justice league, would combine, "superman," "batman," wonder woman, "batman" and the flash and green lantern. i love this stuff. david: david. david: i do too. going to 197 # when the late, great, chris reefs start the film franchise of all the f
FOX Business
Oct 8, 2013 4:00pm EDT
"gravity." this is the scientific flick starring sandra bullock and george clooney. it raked in $65 million this week and in turn a very significant win for imax as well. so far the film netted the company just over $11 million in north america, 15 million globally. what is the next movie in the pipeline for the company and how long a tail i guess could "gravity" be? joining us greg foster, imac entertainment ceo. greg, this has to be exciting for you? >> hi, liz, fantastic. i'm an inherently optimistic person but no way i could predict the movie would open as strongly as it did. it appears the word-of-mouth, the legs, if you will are quite significant for the movie and quite excited to be part of it for some time. liz: all everybody is talking about how incredible the movies is and people are crying all the time, really into it. so what are you guys doing now? i found it interesting you're ordering for another month. you can actually adjust these things, correct? >> we individual more the month of october. we're also you mentioned, "captain phillips." we have a select run of 50 the
FOX Business
Sep 23, 2013 4:00pm EDT
george soros got married this weekend for the third time. this is what we thought as we wish him congratulations. we would take a look at how dow and gold has done since his first marriage in 1960s. dow at 600. his second marriage in 1983, the dow around 1200 points, gold 412 per ounce. gold now at 1327 per ounce. david: the number one thing to watch tomorrow is the case-shiller index. liz: "money" is next. melissa: here's what is "money" tonight. how much are you willing to pay to keep the post office alive? emergency jump in the cost of rates could be imminent. the postmaster general joins us on what it will take to stamp out bankruptcy. plus hedge fund commercials and retail apps? would it make you more apt to invest? the first ever after an 80 year pan and. and a created campaign he made for us to show us how to make it rain. and now they are laughing all the way to the b
FOX Business
Jul 12, 2013 4:00pm EDT
head of the federal reserve bank of kansas city, esther george. she is a voting member of the fomc this year. she totally opposes all this quantity quantity. she has been a dissenter in all the votes this year. we'll talk to her. the first television interview with us next tuesday. liz: fascinating. great get there. thank you so much, peter barnes. adam: we've got some astonishing video of a human owed robot being -- humanoid robot being developed by the department of defense. it is no terminator but can do remarkable things. we'll tell you about it when we go "off the desk." ♪ >> data from the hubble telescope shows that this planet is just like earth but that really think they have been common. the color comes from the atmosphere not water it but it rains malting glass. >> one alice could help rescue victims forever a national disaster they're challenging them to develop software to let them complete task in a disaster zone in the king go around any obstacles in its path. >> 24 hours from now i am sure our hearts will feel great also our legs will hurt us. we're trying to raise $50,
FOX Business
Nov 27, 2012 4:00pm EST
george lucas sold his business to disney for a couple of billion dollars. >> i'm a ""tar wars" fan. david: a lot of people thought other small businesses would follow suit. he clearly had capital gains in mind before capital gains rates went up at all. >> yeah. david: i'm surprised we haven't seen a huge uptick in business sales, particularly small business sales in the past quarter. are you? >> that is it just two of us. amazing that people really waited until last minute after the election. we got a bunch of phone calls last week can we close by year-end. we're closing some deals by year-end. they waited until after the election to call. david: specifically in the third quarter there was 2% increase over last year in number of small businesses sold. >> yeah. david: do you think we'll see much bigger jump in the fourth quarter? >> not much bigger. not much bigger. by the time they made the decision they will not likely be done by end of the year. some businesses jumped in said hey, we need to left by the end of the year. liz: they want to jettison all they built because of unknown
FOX Business
Mar 13, 2013 4:00pm EDT
cme and our market panel, peter kenny, and george antopolus. i want to start with todd at the cme. give us a sense whether it is now business as usual for whether the records continue to excite or concern? you tell me emotion there. >> hi, liz, hi david. what is going on right now, we're getting very narrow ranges again. the market is pricing to perfection. this is ho hum. we escaped another record high. as far as traders are concerned they're looking for every opportunity to take the chance to sell here. each sell is met by buyers. we pushed the market to new highs again. as far as the overall action here it is very subdued now. ho hum, a new high. we'll see what goes on tomorrow. david: here is the overall question though, todd, just to put a fine point on it. are you taking a greater risk now when you buy a stock thinking it will go higher instead of holding onto cash waiting for a dip? >> i think now you have to observe the market and stay out. i don't think you want to put in new money here becauue i think we're much closer to a temporary top. i think there's a lot more risk
FOX Business
Oct 24, 2012 4:00pm EDT
presidents performed from herbert hoover to george w. bush. in that 80 years, 40 years where the democrats have been in the white house and republicans have been in the white house. and there is interesting line of demarcation for who has done a better job economically. ashley: democratic presidents in your opinion have done a better job. how in particular? >> we looked at 12 independent data points. we didn't cherry-pick data. we basically chose the data points and essentially wrote the book. on 11 of the 12 data points democrats did exceptionally well. there were strong republican standouts with ronald reagan and dwight eisenhower. ashley: yes. i found it interesting, if person invested $100,000 in the past years republican or democratic rule who makes the most money under which president. >> under republicans, conservatives wound up with turn of 1%. herbert hoover to end of george w. bush's tenure. ashley: wait a minute. that is a misprint, 126 k on republican rule. 3.9 million under democratic rule. >> from fdr, march of 33 through end of the bill clinton's administration, en
FOX Business
Aug 28, 2013 4:00pm EDT
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FOX Business
Nov 13, 2012 4:00pm EST
bull. hold on a second. you're from george mason university. you have james buchanan, wonderful economist there. you and i know that if you raise taxes too much you will discourage economic activity in the private sector. you may balance the books but end up killing the economy. >> it's not working. look at europe. look at greece. look at france. they have tried rising taxes again and again. that is not the way. the way to, to spur growth is put incentives right and probably you know, now a situation again, i'm very concerned about our fiscal position. we need to increase revenues but not by raising taxes. probably the best way through comprehensive fiscal reform of the taxation system that can realign incentives and probably get rid of many loopholes. so that would be painful. i'm not optimistic on that front. but that is the best way to achieve the dual goal of increasing growth and reducing the fiscal imbalances. >> let's hope they're listening in washington. i know the folks there now not listening to you, moveon.org folks are meeting the president. i don't know exactly why
FOX Business
Jun 20, 2013 4:00pm EDT
its luster, another bull coming up. george girl row, is coming up. david: cash crunch in china, rocking klein's financial system. it is sending short-term rates to record highs over there. stocks are tumbling on chinese and asian exchanges. many companies are turning to hong kong for fund but of course they're affected by all this too. what does it mean for our markets? how will it spill over? >>> also folks, we want to hear from you, how long will the market selloff continue? what are your thoughts on this? we want to know what you think. send as you little message on all this log on to facebook.com/afterthebell. we'll read your answers later in a very busy "after the bell" hour. ♪ [ male announcer] surprise -- you're having triplets. [ babies crying ] surprise -- your house was built on an ancient burial ground. [ ghosts moaning ] surprise -- your car needs a new transmission. [ coyote howls ] how about no more surprises? now you can get all the online trading tools you need without any surprise fees. ♪ it's not rocket science. it's just common sense. from td ameritrade.
FOX Business
Sep 19, 2013 4:00pm EDT
president george w. bush. here he is. you have just written an article in "the atlantic", in essential a message only the fed can save us from issues we're in now. you heard from ron paul, the hedgage about the fed. >> i think the quantitative easing fed is doing has only modest effect on the economy. i don't think that is the big deal. the big deal would be getting the fed to focus on building up financial excesses that would require a change in its mandate. david: well, a lot of people say that it has adopted too many mandates. now it has adopted in addition to keeping the dollar stable, in addition to keeping unemployment down, both of which it had questionable success at if any, it's added keeping the stock market happy to its mandates. do you think that is true? >> certainly seems as if there is a big interest in asset markets. what the fed needs to do is not targeting the stock market or any other asset market but try to say, can we spot the buildup of financial imbalances? if we had done a better job of that before the crisis we wouldn't have to spend so much cleaning up. david: w
FOX Business
Nov 8, 2012 4:00pm EST
not hit and returned to its base safely. >> george biddle says the predator, the iranian coast east of kuwait over the persian gulf, 12 nautical miles represents the international aerospace border. little emphasized the drone never entered iranian airspace when asked why this incident was not revealed before in the days before the u.s. election will said the predator was on a, quote, classified mission adding the u.s. reached out to the iranians viet the state department and the swiss protective power. when asked if this is considered an act of war george little said he would not legally characterize it. liz: don't count out the news affecting the markets. markets get very tense when they see anything like that. let's shift gears. holiday shopping kicking off even earlier this year. are you ready to finish dinner quickly on thanksgiving? you look cute in that best. would it be eddie bauer? step out at thanksgiving and get ahead on the shopping list. dave: walmart getting a leg up on the competition by opening its doors before black friday. time for retail winners and losers this sea
FOX News
Sep 17, 2011 7:00am PDT
tried under george w. bush. and it's been tried under obama under the the first group of tax cuts, which is what he said they were, and it doesn't work, you can't rob peter po pay paul and hope that's somehow going to start the grosse pointe woods engine. we've tried it, it doesn't work. >> and the idea that taking a permanent tax hike to fund a very short-term deal is just a con game to say, we want to-- we want to change these things anyway because we like the socialist money spreading strategies. so we're going to, you know, do some tax -- come on, this is a plainly killing jobs because those jobs are created are by people like me, it's not by general motors or ge, they hire off shore. guys like me hire based on what my profit is. you don't listen to the point. when you raise my costs 10% i'm cutting overhead 10%, nothing do do with tax rates or tax credits, it has to do with my profit. >> sorry. don't forget when you talk about the 2, 3, $400,000 people that work with somebody else, teas your friend and family's first run. that's every small business's first, from all of their
FOX Business
May 7, 2013 4:00pm EDT
weeks ago we get word george soros buys 7% of it, at a fire-sale price. >> right. david: shortly thereafter goldman sachs comes in with a line of credit, more than a billion dollar line of credit. then we get these preliminary results what is going on? is this a shake-up orchestrated by the board working in tandem with outside investors or what? >> really is highly unusual to see a series of events the way we have. everybody is rushing to save jcpenney the store within the store concept. seems to be only thing that the one thing to bet on for jcpenney. on the contrary it is a real loser. lori: we'll check back with you, nicole. maybe a kitchen sink play by jcpenney, to clear the decks. more breaking news. second-quarter earnings from disney. go straight to our colleague dennis kneale to walk us through the numbers. >> okay, guys, the mouse beating on both revenue and earnings per share which is a surprise for such a big company on a roll. 79 cents per share. was expected 77 cents. even that would be 33% growth over year ago quarter so it is better than that. revenue beating a bit
FOX Business
Nov 2, 2012 4:00pm EDT
remember george bush when he stood with a megaphone at 9/11, create ad tremendous amount of support in that story. that imagery is very, very powerful. it makes him authentic and is effective. david: talk about obama's picking on mitt romney particularly with the bain capital stuff. this buy, bain capital is bad organization and guy who started it is bad too. how did that story turn out? >> you know i think it is authentic from obama saying it from that standpoint. i don't think it is particularly effective. it does not move many people across the meter. one of the things the story has to shine through. if the storyteller isn't authentic whatever he or she is saying isn't memorable, isn't actionable. i think that story has worn thin. david: finally the idea obama is sort of real historic game-changer, he can walk on water. he got the nobel peace prize before he did anything for example, has that story worn thin? >> well it did until the bin laden situation happened. because that was really, you know, magic from the pocket. that was kind of a life event that is transformative in terms o
FOX Business
Jun 12, 2013 4:00pm EDT
ongoing national security administration scandal george orwell's novel, 1984 is again experiencing major popularity. one of my favorite books. the classic novel about totalitarian government jumped from 7397, way down, to number 125 on amazon.com's best-seller list. sales of the centennial edition gone up 5800% as of last night. the november vessel celebrated its 64th anniversary this past saturday. liz: whatever gets people reading the classics. also "off the desk," if you have a need for speed and a little cash spend it on a superstar starter pack. ferrari of england is selling a treo of ferraris for $6 million. it's a starter pack. 1994, f-40. all the vehicles excellent condition with less than 800 miles on the odometer combined. david: holding out for the tesla. liz: my good friend has one. david: i see. we asked you on twitter and facebook if you think a company like google can outsmart the government when accessing your data? bob on facebook wrote in to say, this is my favorite, google is in the black and rewards their stockholders, the government is in the red and steals fro
FOX Business
Nov 9, 2012 4:00pm EST
spirit of enterprise. george gilder wrote a book about that the president endorsed. the idea was in the '70s that business was kind of a bad thing and unpleasant thing you had to do. then it came roaring back in the '80s with ronald reagan, that spirit of individualism and spirit of enterprise and business took on whole new positive, almost herro rick flavor in this country. >> wrote best-sellers. david: exactly. that seems to be fading, does it not? >> oh, i don't know. part of this, i think we ought to step back a little bit. there are cycles to history, in the 1930s and 0's and '50s, government had gotten really big. when jack kennedy in 1962 cut taxes i think the highest marginal rate was at 90%. he cut it back to something like more reasonable 70%. i don't really remember the numbers but you probably do, not to take the pressure off me and put it on you but why not? you know what i'm saying. then the reagan era came in, starting in the '70s and culminating in his election in 1980. and suddenly the spirit of enterprise was new again. and people, who didn't even know there was such a
FOX Business
Jan 3, 2013 4:00pm EST
. george foreman used to cry a lot. we noticed this. the internet continues to evolve. up next we have analysts with internet winners and losers for 2013, but guess what, one of his losers was actually the hottest internet stock of 2012. find out which one it is next, and what he was on before all the big boys. david: working americans pay more taxes, so what does this mean for business in america particularly retail? the ceo of the famous dave's barbecue restaurants and ceo of first edge to tell us how washington regulations, taxes and all the rest of it is affecting the way they do business. she's still the one for you - you know it even after all these years. but your erectile dysfunction - you know,that could be a question of blood flow. cialis tadalafil for daily use helps you be ready anytime the moment's right. you can be more confident in your ability to be ready. and the same cialis is the only daily ed tablet approved to treat ed and symptoms of bph, like needingo go frequently or urgently. tell your doctor about all your medical conditions and medications, and ask if your he
FOX Business
Dec 7, 2012 4:00pm EST
to the george bush tax cuts being enacted you are after-tax next return still better off in terms of the dividend that starts out higher pace than a bond. dave: let me break in for a second. we are getting breaking news. expedia is the most recent company to advance their dividend payments but go ahead quickly. >> i would just say some of this acceleration toward the end of the year certainly may be pulling away from dividend growth in 2013 and beyond. companies look at their balance sheet and determining what to do with cash flow. they may not grow dividends the rate they have the last three to five years but we don't think they will cut dividends either. >> the word tax has the, buzz word on wall street and main street and washington. do you see companies perhaps getting a special tax holiday and bringing back those billions and billions of dollars parked overseas back to the u.s.? >> yes. i hope we have. we think there are people advising this administration and the way to get the economy is the way to repatriate that cash that is trapped overseas. you could reduce tax rates for a
FOX Business
Feb 18, 2013 4:00pm EST
he had, george lopez, jessica alba, people he called personally and said be a part of this and they said absolutely. liz: 2012 was a banner year. ticket sales for the first time in three years actually rose. what has changed? does the quality change? >> quality, big stories, big movies, big stars, little movies that could, silver linings, they all add into the pot. liz: "silver linings playbook" has an oscar nomination, what is at for the studio? >> it will surpass the $100 million mark this week, a banner year, a better film and hope it will win best picture. liz: what is in the pipeline now? >> my company in partnership with the weinstein company is working on a small horror film fowe're looking to bring to market. we have a small love story coming as well. liz: this is my moment for close-ups. look at the films that are out there, you say for instance "argo," there seems like there is real opportunity, edgy stuff that might not please everybody but it is a chance. we're looking more of children's films has a real rainmaker? how do they do at the box office overall? >> they do gre
FOX Business
Sep 24, 2012 4:00pm EDT
. >> great to be with you. david:. one politician i dealt with. that was george mcgovern. ran for president and senator for many years. after he got out of politics he opened a small hotel. that hotel went bankrupt because of some rules and regulations he himself had written. he wrote an article in the "wall street journal" regretting that i wished i during the years i was in public office i had first-hand experience about difficulties business people face every day. did you have the same kind of regrets once you realized what small businesses were going through? >> no. i don't have any regrets about my time in the senate. i enjoyed it thoroughly and worked hard as a good moderate pro-business --. david: let me stop you right there, senator. you never wrote any regulation that was excessive or was not a part of any regulation that was excessive? >> mostly what happens we do leave a lot of latitude for the agencies in terms of the regulations that have to be written. we try really hard or i used to and i know other senators and members of congress do, not to micromanage what they're doing bu
FOX Business
Oct 4, 2013 4:00pm EDT
water. designed to turn a propeller as a battle. david: also, you may remember george clooney starred in up in the air. now he's taking it to an entirely new level. this dough which also stars sandra bullock opens in theaters nationwide today. already receiving rave reviews. the film uses computer-generated imagery, animation to give them an absolutely extraordinary a experience. i talked to one person who saw it in 3-d and said that this is the most incredible movie. liz: for next week, you definitely want to watch this show down in d.c. the showdown in congress. congress has. this is it. david: nice overlap between the government partial shutdown. "money" with melissa francis is next. melissa: i'm melissa francis, and here is what is "money" tonight. twitter spreads its rings. now it just has to avoid a crash landing. the co-founder of internet giant is here with a tech insider pick. plus, it is "franchise friday." a subway sneak attack. we go on announced a one of our franchise owners doors. how do you prepare for unexpected pop and buy your corporate bosses? our franchise
FOX Business
May 13, 2013 4:00pm EDT
and the treasury inspector general jay russell george. this after a treasury inspector general investigation shows the irs began targeting tea party groups in the spring of 2010. by june of 2011 the irs was singling out those focused on debt, taxes and criticizing how the government was run. and in january of 2012 the irs broadened scrutiny of key organizations applying -- conservative organizations. that proves officials used the irs as a political tool in an election year. >> if you use constitution, bill of rights, patriot or tea party, you were likely to have a very rough time where, apparently, if you used progressive or moveon you were not. and this kind of targeting is what we knew before the election, and now we have proof. >> reporter: the white house denies any involvement saying the treasury inspector general alerted administration attorneys of their investigation late last month. president obama says he learned of it on friday, and this afternoon condemned the irs's conduct. >> if, in fact, irs personnel engaged in the kind of practices that have been reported on an
FOX Business
Sep 30, 2013 4:00pm EDT
of the debt ceiling. is this the right forum to be doing this? >> reagan did george herbert walker bush. they all negotiated on the debt limit. they continue to have resolutions. they don't want to negotiate on anything. may just be because they control the senate and concede -- keep all this interest device senators together. they know that they are responsible. they know that they do not like it. is going to be even worse. yet they're giving all kinds of incentives. in the latest is to exempt businesses, but not individuals. nine individuals. not only that. tomorrow the exchange's start. individual rights and personal information. it is just going to be open for every scam artists in the world. hard to believe that they are that stupid. >> reporter: the debt ceiling quickly. there is an idea that he would attach a fast track approval process as the top republican on the finance committee.@ do you think that is possible and do you support that? >> it may not be possible. if she has a fast track, that does not necessarily mean you can have a full debate on an issue. to be honest wi
FOX Business
Jun 11, 2013 4:00pm EDT
? george gilder, author of "knowledge and power," he's joining us next. you don't want to miss george. the biggest players gathering at the 2013 cable show, and liz claman is live at the event talking to the titans of industry. liz, what's coming up? liz: david, 700 channels, who has the time to watch it all? tivo helps you with that, and digital video recording, talk to the ceo and president of tivo coming up, tom rogers, just had a settlement with another couple of companies, make that three, settlement after settlement, they keep winning them, but this time, didn't help the stock, but there's much more to talk about. they are continuing to innovate. all that and more coming up live from the tivo booth in a moment from the ncca cable 13 show here in washington, d.c.. ♪ liz: welcome back to the national cable show in washington, d.c. where all channels are here, but when you think of the most favorite shows to dvr; right? it was "the sopranos" back in the day, and hbo with the best, "true blood," that has always been the promise of tivo. the original dvr company whose technology and sma
FOX Business
Aug 9, 2013 4:00pm EDT
figure budget films still coming out from disney. david: george clooney would like that explanation. that is what he says about the film industry. dennis kneale, thanks very much. good stuff. congrats on interview. >> great, thanks. >> billionaire dan lobe has apologized, speaking of george clooney to him speaking about the fight over sony entertainment. the fight between the hollywood honcho and hollywood heartthrob really over? we'll find out in a minute. david: regulations and even fines are piling up on jpmorgan. the sec is now making an unprecedented move over the london whale debacle. why is the sec doing all this right now and are they picking on jamie dimon? perhaps because he doesn't like a lot of what is happening right now? former sec chairman harvey pitt weighing in on whether or not the sec is being used as a political tool. that's next. ♪ lori: all right. as we close out the week here, let's show you the market drivers. stocks dropped from last week's record highs as all three major indexes post their worst week since june the s&p snapped a seven week winning streak while
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Apr 2, 2013 4:00pm EDT
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