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End of 'Cheap Money' in 2013?

Greg McBride, Bankrate.com analyst, discusses how the permanent tax cuts will impact bond rates and equities, and why the Fed needs to continue its bond-buying program.

The Next Fiscal Threat: Debt

"The word nobody uses in Washington is austerity," said Benjamin Salisbury, FBR Capital Markets analyst, discussing what Congress is missing about fixing the nation's raising debt. Also, Dick Hoey, BNY Mellon chief economist, and Bob Brusca, FAO Economics chief economist, weigh in.

Is the Consumer Tapped Out?

The Fast Money traders discuss the market's reaction to the FOMC minutes; and chain stores posted their December sales today, revealing a mixed bag of hits and misses. Deborah Weinswig, Citi retail analyst, discusses her pick list.

Buy Banks on Dips, Accumulate Positions: Analyst

Todd Hagerman, Sterne Agee analyst, explains why he upgraded Citi and JPMorgan from "neutral" to "buy."

Mixed Bag For Retail Sector

Edward Yruma, KeyBanc Capital Markets analyst; and Brian Tunick, JPMorgan analyst, discuss the winners and losers of retail now.

Tech Pipeline Plays For 2013

Will Apple remain at the top of the tech heap this year? Gene Munster, Piper Jaffray analyst; and Sascha Segan, PC Magazine analyst, weigh in on likely winners in the growing competition among tech companies.

Top Financial Plays of 2013: Analyst

Will low interest rates and tough regulations put pressure on the big banks? Betsy Graseck, Morgan Stanley bank analyst, reveals her three top bank picks for the year.

'Fiscal Cliff' 2.0?

Dissecting the day's major business news, with the Fast Money traders; and Chris Krueger, Guggenheim Securities, explains why he increased the probability of a U.S. downgrade.

2012 Tech Movers

Technology was the best performing sector in 2012, with CNBC's Courtney Reagan; Larry Fishelson, Dynalink; and Max Wolff, Greencrest Capital.

'Fiscal' Nightmare For Big Banks?

Brad Hintz, Sanford C. Bernstein analyst, weighs in on how changing regulations and the looming "fiscal cliff" will impact financials next year.

Insta-Troubles on the New Policy Front

Richard Greenfield, BTIG analyst, discusses the impact of users leaving Instagram in an uproar over privacy issues, and its implication for other social network sites.

Best Trades in Airlines

CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports air fares are projected to move slightly higher in 2013; and Basili Alukos, Morningstar, says investors will dismiss euphoria surrounding airline mergers.

FMHR Final Trade

The FMHR traders reveal their final trades.

Winning Picks From the Retail Ranks

Patrick McKeever, MKM Partners analyst, and Howard Tubin, RBC Capital Markets, sort through the retail rack to find this season's winning picks.

Top Media Picks in 2013

Anthony DiClemente, Barclays analyst, provides his top media plays for next year.

How the 'Cliff' Affects Consumers

Marshal Cohen, The NPD Group, explains how "fiscal cliff" uncertainty impacted the way consumers shopped this holiday season.

Turning Around J.C. Penney

J.C. Penney experienced a tough year, but Oppenheimer says the retailer's aggressive promotions are helping holiday season sales. Brian Nagel, Oppenheimer & Co., weighs in.

Holiday Sales Head For Home Stretch

Matthew Boss, JPMorgan analyst, provides a look at this season's retail winners and losers.

Will BB10 Save RIM?

Brian Modoff, Deutsche Bank analyst, breaks down the BlackBerry maker's better-than-expected Q3 earnings, and discusses the outlook for the company's newest device, the BB10.

Making the Case for Herbalife

Tim Ramey, senior research analyst at D.A. Davidson, explains why he has a buy on Herbalife. CNBC's Herb Greenberg, weighs in.

Markets  Moving Higher

Jeff Kilburg, Killir Kapital Management, discusses the slight pop in the markets.

Is RIMM Ripe For a Takeover?

"Samsung and Microsoft would be the two most likely" acquirers of Research in Motion, said Peter Misek, Jefferies & Company, providing a preview of the tech company's earnings, and weighing in on the launch of BlackBerry 10.

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Mike Walkley, Canaccord Genuity analyst, discusses whether shares of the tech giant can make a comeback after losing a quarter of its value since hitting a high back in September.

Consumer Confidence Plunging Off 'Fiscal Cliff'

Greg McBride, Bankrate.com financial analyst, explains how uncertainty in Washington is impacting consumer spending. In the past 30 days one in three Americans cut back on their spending, McBride added.

Ballmer: Another Microsoft Fail?

CNBC's Herb Greenberg says his choice for the second worst CEO of 2012 is Microsoft's Steve Ballmer; and Ed Maguire, CLSA senior analyst, shares his take on Ballmer's performance at Microsoft.

Is There a Bond Bubble?

Jeff Kilburg, Killir Kapital Management, weighs in on the action in the bond market amid fiscal cliff negotiations.

Worst CEOs of 2012

CNBC's Herb Greenberg reveals the fourth worst CEO of the year.

Apple Leads Stocks Higher

Apple is helping lift the stock market higher. Meanwhile, Francisco Blanch, head of global commodities research at Bank of America, says oil could plunge to $50 in the next two years.

Holiday Season Winners & Losers

Thomas Filandro, senior retail analyst at Susquehanna Financial Group, discusses which retailers are set to win this holiday shopping season.

Plenty to Worry About, Focus on Fundamentals: Pro

There are only nine more trading sessions until the fiscal cliff deadline. Ed Keon, Quantitative Management; Rex Macey, Wilmington Trust; Jeff Cleveland, Payden Rygel; and CNBC's Rick Santelli, discuss strategies to playing the markets now.

Investors Optimistic on a Deal?

Markets headed back to the highs of today's session, with Sam Stovall, S&P Capital IQ and Peter Costa, Empire Executions.