Jeff Morganteen, NBR, CNBC.com’s Posts

Boston Fed President Eric Rosengren told CNBC on Friday he doesn’t expect the U.S. economy to need another round of quantitative easing, but cautioned that he couldn’t rule out the option. “I don’t expect that we need to,” Rosengren said during an exclusive interview on “Squawk Box.” “If the economy got weak enough that it …

With cloud computing and big data causing a “reordering” of the computer and technology industry, IBM plans to lead the disruption as it spreads around the world, the company’s CEO, Virginia Rometty, told CNBC on Tuesday. Rometty said the 103-year-old tech giant plans to reorder itself around the three big trends affecting its industry—the move from physical …

General Motors CEO Mary Barra “stonewalled” lawmakers when she testified on the automaker’s massive recall of faulty ignition switches, a member of the House Energy and Commerce Committee told CNBC on Wednesday. Rep. Diana DeGette, D-Colo., a ranking member on the congressional subcommittee investigating GM’s response to the deadly problem, said Barra dodged basic questions on …

The group created by President Barack Obama to restructure a bankrupt General Motors in 2009 “definitely” had no idea about the ongoing problems with ignition switches, a former member of the White House’s auto task force told CNBC on Tuesday. Years later, those switches became linked to at least 13 deaths and the focal point of …

Philadelphia Fed President Charles Plosser told CNBC on Tuesday he found the market’s reaction the last week’s Fed statement surprising and that the Fed did not change its position on interest rates. A noted hawk on the Fed’s largely dovish board, Plosser said he believes interest rates should hit 3 percent by the end of …

Wall Street acted like judges at a beauty pageant during Fed Chair Janet Yellen’s debut, one market professional told CNBC on Thursday. As Yellen hinted Wednesday at raising benchmark interest rates sooner than expected—during the first half of 2015—the stock market answered with a 114-point drop in the Dow Jones Industrial Average. Westwood Capital Managing Director …

If car dealerships have their way, New York could become the fourth state to effectively ban Tesla‘s direct sales model. The president of the Greater New York Automobile Dealers Association told the New York Post last week that he feels confident the Empire State can follow New Jersey in blocking Tesla’s business model, which cuts out dealers and sells cars …

Verizon Communications CEO Lowell McAdam told CNBC on Monday that he expects to reach an agreement with Netflix on bandwidth loads from the online streaming video service, adding that the two companies have been talking for the past year. “I’m not here to pre-announce and I’m not here to change my hand at the negotiating table, but I …

Shares of Twitter dropped more than 20 percent Thursday—a paper loss of $7.8 billion—after it reported sluggish user growth. The selloff was a sign that the social network will have a tough time regaining its stature with advertisers, at least until it releases better numbers, a senior tech analyst told CNBC. (For the latest stock price, click here.) …

As Ben Bernanke prepares to preside over his final Fed meeting as chairman, his successor may have a full plate if the economic recovery accelerates enough to spur wage growth at a faster-than-expected pace this year, Pantheon Macroeconomics’ chief economist told CNBC on Tuesday. While too much wage growth may sound beneficial after the stagnant …

The ongoing concerns about emerging markets could end up boosting U.S. stocks as investors look for greener pastures, BMO’s Brian Belski told CNBC on Monday. Belski, chief investment strategist at BMO Capital Markets, said the jitters that caused ripples across global stock markets last week stem from a redeployment of cash between emerging markets and …

Michael Sonnenfeldt deals with a specific group of clients—a peer-to-peer network of high net worth individuals who pay $30,000 in annual membership fees. The founder of investment firm Tiger 21 describes his business as a “learning network” in which 200 investors—made up of CEOs, entrepreneurs and hedge-funders, among other professionals—collectively manage more than $20 billion in assets. The …

A day after Time Warner Cable rejected its takeover bid, Charter Communications went on the offensive Tuesday and pitched its proposal directly to TWC shareholders, urging them to “get involved.” In an interview with CNBC, Charter CEO Tom Rutledge didn’t rule out trying to shake up TWC’s board when asked about pursuing a proxy fight. “We’re not there yet,” …

Investors shouldn’t worry about the Dow dropping 135 points Thursday—the biggest drop since early November—because the first trading day following a great year remains a “coin toss,” Sam Stovall of S&P Capital IQ told CNBC on Friday. Stovall, S&P Capital’s chief equity strategist, said that dating back to 1929, half of the first trading sessions posted losses …

James Paulsen doesn’t agree with the steady stream of bullish market forecasts for next year. The chief investment strategist at Wells Capital Management, Paulsen told CNBC on Friday that predicts a flat stock market next year, contending that the S&P 500 could reach 2,000 by the end of this year only to tumble back down to current …