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The payroll tax hike feels like a pay cut for a lot of Americans. What does it mean for consumer spending and the economy? Diane Swonk, Mesirow Financial, weighs in.
Discussing whether Tiffany's results are just the first sign that the high-end consumer is scaling back, with CNBC's Courtney Reagan; Larry Kantor, Barclays; and Danielle Hughes, Divine Capital Markets.
Stocks ended modestly higher in thin trading Wednesday, with Joe Duran, United Capital Financial Advisers, who discusses the state of emerging market fixed income.
Edward Perks, Portfolio Manager, Franklin Income Fund says that investors should gain exposure to fixed income and that high yield bonds present an interesting opportunity.
Chris Viehbacher, CEO of Sanofi, discusses growing concern over the spread of the flu this season.
There are some brand names only known to the super rich. Pagani is one of them, reports CNBC's Robert Frank.
Retail in focus today both in the market and with the C'suiters gathered here at the WWD CEO Summit, reports CNBC's Courtney Reagan.
Despite the markets seeing a down day, the S&P is hovering at five-year highs. Has the market been desensitized by all the drama in Washington? Art Steinmetz, OppenheimerFunds, weighs in.
If the rally that's taken stocks to five-year highs really is at risk, what role will then in-fighting inside the nation's central bank play? CNBC's Steve Liesman reports.
Discussing more proof that the economy is improving, with Brian Wesbury, First Trust Advisors, and Jim Iuorio, TJM Institutional Services.
Robert Frank looks at one connoisseur whose rare wine collection is worth millions
Discussing whether investors should be concerned about the potential end of the Fed's easing program, with Greg Ip, The Economist; David Kudla, Mainstay Capital Management; Ben Pace, Deutsche Bank; and CNBC's Rick Santelli.
December was a mixed month for retailers, with many same-store sales results stronger than the management commentary, reports CNBC's Courtney Reagan.
Rep. David Schweikert, (R-AZ), discusses how far he is willing to go to get spending cuts.
Jeremy Siegel, Wharton School at The University of Pennsylvania, explains whether there is any way to separate how much of today's gains are "fiscal cliff" related or a pop based on fundamentals.
Insight on the first trading day of the year, with Anthony Chan, Chase Wealth Management; Michael Pento, Pento Portfolio Strategies; and Michael Farr, Farr, Miller & Washington.
CNBC's Steve Liesman highlights Treasury's extraordinary measures.
CNBC's John Harwood reports the agreement between the two parties on delaying the automatic defense and domestic budget cuts is what's standing in the way of securing a deal on the "fiscal cliff."
Jennifer Rubin, The Washington Post, says Americans' approval rating is sitting at 12 percent.
Discussing what impact a deal or no deal will have on the U.S. economy, with CNBC's Steve Liesman.