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Richard Trumka Slams Wall St. For Not Learning Their Lesson: They Brought Us To 'Brink Of Disaster' (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Nicholas Graham | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka had some harsh words for Wall Street on CNBC today ahead of a planned march by labor union members in support of fina...

Is Being Anti-Goldman Sachs Being Anti-American?

Don McNay | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Don McNay

The real scandal of the entire bailout mess was how money was funneled through AIG to pay "counterparties" like Goldman Sachs 100 cents on the dollar.

Jim Cramer Insulted By Sylvain Raynes On CNBC, Erin Burnett Kicks Raynes Off Show (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Nicholas Graham | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Sylvain Raynes of R&R Consulting is unlikely to be asked back on CNBC after yesterday's performance during a segment hosted by Erin Burnett. Burnet...

In the Obama Era, We Can't Even Get Along With Debrahlee Lorenzana?

Phil Bronstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Phil Bronstein

There were the seven seniors at a La Quinta high school in Southern California who were disciplined for their game of "Beat the Jew." Who says budget cuts have drained imagination from our educational system?

Mark Haines Makes Sexist Comment On CNBC, Refuses To Apologize (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Danny Shea | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

CNBC anchor Mark Haines made a sexist comment towards Erin Burnett Thursday (via SportsGrid). Update Below In a discussion of the blown call during ...

Justice, or Revenge?

Michael Sigman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Michael Sigman

"Revenge is a kind of wild justice; which the more man's nature runs to, the more ought law to weed it out." --Francis Bacon Late in the pre-Google a...

Dylan Ratigan: "We Are Falsely Perpetuating Failed Businesses Like Citigroup And AIG" (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

CNBC anchor Erin Burnett and MSNBC anchor Dylan Ratigan appeared on the "Today Show" this morning to discuss the one-year anniversary of the collapse ...

FOX Business Vs. CNBC: Whose Hotter? (SLIDESHOW)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Who's hotter: CNBC or FOX Business? It's a hard-hitting question and the HuffPo wants to know what you think. CNBC has several things going for it,...

CNBC Fail: Iran elections = Employee Free Choice Act?

Michael Whitney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Michael Whitney

Yesterday, CNBC reporters made a ridiculous, irresponsible statement. They compared the aftermath of Iran's recent election to what would happen under the Employee Free Choice Act.

Jason Linkins

CNBC's Erin Burnett Compares EFCA to Ahmadinejad | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Burnett compared the lack of a "secret ballot" in Iran to the Employee Free Choice Act, which would allow unions to form via signed cards. Yes, on CNBC, "card check" equals creeping Ahmadinejadism.

Jason Linkins

Erin Burnett Defends Using Tax Havens: "Isn't It Your Obligation In This Country...To Pay As Little As You Can?" (VIDEO) | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

On this morning's Morning Joe, Erin Burnett reported on corporate tax havens, where American companies are stashing $700 billion in corporate wealth. ...

Jason Linkins

Erin Burnett's Boat Coverage On CNBC -- Ahoy! (VIDEO) | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Pirates! So hot right now! Or, like, so hot a week ago, anyway. But last week, MSNBC didn't have Erin Burnett ON A BOAT. AND NOW THEY DO. So, her...

NBC's David Gregory Says: You're Stupid

Adam Green | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Adam Green

David Gregory, instead of calling the public stupid, how about saying on the air that there are, in fact, no "best and brightest" at AIG worth giving bonuses to if they threaten to leave?

Erin Burnett: Bank CEOs Interviewed Following Obama Meeting (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Julie Satow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Erin Burnett of CNBC sat down with several bank CEOs following their luncheon with President Obama on Friday. The interviews were with Ken Lewis o...

Jason Linkins

CNBC Anchors Change Tune On Obama (VIDEO) | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

For a long while, CNBC has been one of the White House's most fervent critics, what with all the "wealth destruction" and the support for "loser's mor...

Jason Linkins

Jim Cramer Defends Himself On Today Show (VIDEO) | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Meredith Vieira makes Cramer watch last night's riff on the Daily Show, and, in exquisitely uncomfortable side-by-side boxes, you get to watch Cramer react.

Tim Geithner, CNBC, and the Second Coming of Known Unknowns

Arianna Huffington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Arianna Huffington

AIG's CEO prefers not to say who has our money. Same with the Fed. Same with Bank of America's CEO who prefers to go to court instead of saying who got bonuses. It's time to call in all the knowable unknowns.

Jason Linkins

Morning Joe Breaks Out Into General Electric Infomercial (VIDEO) | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

With General Electric's stock price hovering somewhere in the vicinity of seven and a half dollars, the possibility of the company becoming a fully-ow...

Citigroup CFO Crittenden: "Appreciative" Of 36% Gov Stake, Will Keep Naming Deal With Mets

Huffington Post | Julie Satow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

CNBC spoke an interview with Citigroup CFO Gary Crittenden this morning. Among the highlights: Crittenden tells CNBC anchor Erin Burnett that the b...

JPMorgan's Jamie Dimon Not Worried About A Depression

CNBC | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

CNBC's Erin Burnett sat down for an exclusive interview with JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon today, talking about a range of topics related to the fina...

CNBC Staffers "Scared S***less" By Looming Cuts

Broadcasting & Cable | Marisa Guthrie | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

The network is understandably seeing record ratings, thanks to everyone from anxious office drones to stay-at-home moms who wouldn't necessarily know ...

CNBC's Mark Haines Mocks Automakers: "Please Give Us Money, We Screwed It Up"

CNBC | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

CNBC Squawk On The Street anchor Mark Haines has spent a lot of time in the last week berating American automakers as they have been lobbying for a $2...

You Are Style: Women In Media (SLIDESHOW)

Kira Craft | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Kira Craft

The busy women who cover our 24-hour news cycle probably don't pause all that often to contemplate the meaning of personal style. But the very nature ...

Maria Bartiromo, Erin Burnett: "There Is Not A Rivalry," "It's A Male Fantasy Thing"

Vanity Fair | Suzanna Andrews | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

As for their rivalry ... The rumors, both women say, have been a little creepy. "There was a point," says Burnett, "when they were running this stuff ...

No, Erin Burnett, We Are Not "All Responsible" for this Mess

Paul Abrams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Paul Abrams

The reason we are not all responsible is the same reason teenagers are not responsible for becoming addicted to cigarettes.