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Which Tablet Will Top Santa's List?

Tero Kuittinen, Alekstra analyst, and Sarah Rotman Forrester Research analyst, discuss whether Apple made the correct strategic choice by keeping their price point higher than the competition. "It's really about the apps," Rotman added.

HP Stock Is a Value Trap: Pro

Brian Marshall, IT hardware and data network analyst at ISI Group, tells CNBC that the discovered accounting improprieties within HP forced his investment research firm to downgrade HP's stock from a buy to a neutral.

Can Hewlett-Packard Catch Up?

Peter Misek, Jefferies & Company, discusses the play on HP, after its allegations of accounting misappropriations during the acquisition of Autonomy.

Buy on Best Buy's Earnings Miss?

David Strasser,Janney Capital Markets analyst, breaks down the big box retailer's Q3 numbers, and explains why he has a "buy" rating on the stock and $24 price target.

Health Care Costs Teetering on Fiscal Cliff

Carl McDonald, Citi health care analyst, discusses how the costs of health care will skyrocket if a "fiscal cliff" solution is not found.

Obama Calls Israel's PM & Egypt's President

NBC's Ayman Mohyeldin reports Israel's top security officials are going to be convening within the hour to discuss possible offers by Egyptian mediators; and Helima Croft, Barclays senior geopolitical analyst, discusses the potential threat to the oil market.

Middle East Tension & Currencies

As tensions in the Middle East intensify, what impact will rising oil prices have on the currency market? Todd Gordon, Aspen Trading, offers insight.

Fiscal Cliff Casualties: What to Buy Now?

Will lawmakers in Washington keep the U.S. from going over the fiscal cliff? Larry McDonald, Newedge Group, forecasts how the markets may trade in the coming weeks.

Trading the Apple Bear Market

Shares of Apple are up sharply today. Colin Gillis, BGC senior technology analyst, explains why he thinks the stock will "not have sharp gains investors are used to from here," and says "Microsoft is better positioned than Apple."

Apple: Buy Now, Ask Questions Later?

Brian White, Topeka Capital Markets analyst, explains why investors should throw caution to the wind and buy shares of the tech giant, after its recent selloff.

Oil Prices Rising Amid Middle East Conflict

NBC's Ayman Mohyeldin reports the latest detail on escalating tensions in Gaza, and discussing its impact on oil prices, with Pavel Molchanov, Raymond James analyst.

Only 20% Chance of Going Over 'Fiscal Cliff': Expert

Brian Gardner, Keefe, Bruyette & Woods analyst, explains why he believes it is in everybody's interest to avoid the "fiscal cliff."

Report: Israeli PM Requests 75,000 Troops

The Israeli Defense Minister asked Parliament to authorize the mobilization of 75,000 troops, reports NBC's Ayman Mohyeldin; Richard Whittington, Drexel Hamilton aerospace and defense analyst, offers strategies for playing the defense sector.

Money in Motion: USD/JPY Trade

The head of Japan's liberal Democratic party is calling for sub-zero interest rates. Boris Schlossberg, BK Asset Management, explains.

Stocks Hit Session Highs

Stocks rally on fiscal cliff comments out of Washington, with John Stoltzfus, Oppenheimer, and the FMHR team.

Trading the Apple Bear Market

Apple drops 26 percent from its September high, with Brian White, analyst at Topeka Capital; Doug Kass, Seabreeze Partners; and the FMHR team.

TV Rumors & Apple's Rotten Week

Gene Munster, Piper Jaffray, and Will Power, analyst at RW Baird, discuss the future of Apple stock as well as a fresh round of Apple TV rumors. Munster has a price target of $900 on the stock.

A Lot To Like About Gap?

Roxanne Meyer, UBS, chats about Gap earnings, which have shown improvement in three consecutive quarters.

Biz of High Frequency Trading

CNBC's Bob Pisani discusses his interview with Dave Cummings of TradeBot over high frequency trading, and whether slowing down the markets and introducing "speed bumps" was a good idea.

Halftime Final Trade

The FMHR traders share their final trades of the hour.

Trading Euro Amid Recession

The euro is higher against the dollar today; despite news the euro zone is falling back into recession, with Willie Williams, Societe Generale.

A Look Inside High Frequency Trading

CNBC's Bob Pisani and the FMHR traders discuss the business of high frequency trading, and the regulations surrounding the trades.

Tale of Two Retailers

Patrick McKeever, MKM Partners analyst, explains why he maintains a "buy" rating on Target, and remains "neutral' on Wal-Mart.

Wal-Mart Narrows Forecast But Posts Profit Beat

David Schick, Stifel Nicolaus analyst, breaks down the numbers on the big box retailer, reporting Q3 EPS of $1.08 vs. $1.07 estimate, on revenues of $113.93 billion.

Report Card on Bank Stress Test

Gerard Cassidy, RBC Capital Markets analyst, discusses which banks will likely benefit from the Fed's 2013 stress test.

Black Thursday the New Black Friday?

John Lawrence, Stephens retail analyst, provides a preview of retail winners and losers this holiday shopping season.

What Wall Street Wants to Hear

Thomas Michaud, president & CEO of KBW, explains what CEOs want to hear from the President.

Top Three Trades

FMHR traders reveal their favorite three trades. Meanwhile Bill Nygren, Oakmark Fund, says there's a new class of low-risk, high return opportunities.

Sell Facebook at These Levels: Analyst

Richard Greenfield, BTIG analyst, weighs in on Facebook's increase in the number of free-trading shares, and explains why he has a "sell" rating on the stock and a $16 price target.

Trading Cisco's Earnings Beat

Shaw Wu, Sterne Agee analyst, explains why he is optimistic about the tech giant's growth prospects.

Trading Cisco's Earnings Beat

Brian White, Topeka Capital Markets, breaks down the tech giant's first quarter numbers, and explains why the company needs to focus on the cloud and data centers going forward.