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  • Jim Cramer: What Just Happened at Citi?

    Although stocks fell again Thursday, Jim Cramer noted there was a pro for every con plaguing the market.

  • Hedge Funds Cite 'Fiscal Cliff' as Top Concern: Survey

    Following President Obama’s re-election on Tuesday, CEOs, investors and other business leaders pushed for a solution to the looming "fiscal cliff" and for corporate tax reform.

  • Grover Norquist, president of Americans for Tax Reform (ATR).

    The Republicans’ majority in the House means they have a mandate to not raise taxes, Grover Norquist, president of Americans for Tax Reform, told CNBC’s “Squawk on the Street” on Thursday.

  • Fiscal Cliff: Real Deal?

    A day after the elections, Dems and Republicans are extending olive branches on resolving the fiscal cliff, with CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera & John Carney.

  • Uncertainty & Bipartisanship

    Len Tannenbaum, CEO of Fifth Street Finance Corp., explains what the new Congress and second Obama administration may actually like look. "This is a chance for Obama to step to the middle, and a chance for Republicans to leave their partisanship behind and do what's right for the country," he says.

  • Don’t Go Wobbly on Economy, GOP

    The Republicans’ Southern strategy, of appealing mostly to white voters, appears to have run into a demographic wall, The New York Times reports.

  • Asian Investors Breathe Sigh of Relief as Obama Wins

    European citizens and political leaders welcomed President Barack Obama’s re-election Wednesday. European money was less enthusiastic, the New York Times reports.

  • President Obama  speaks Dec. 6, 2012, while visiting a home in northern Virginia to discuss his plan to extend tax cuts for 98 percent of Americans.

    With the presidential election over, Wall Street titans who supported Mitt Romney now face the prospect of having to mend fences with the Obama administration.  The New York Times reports.

  • New Face of America

    Sara Fagen, CNBC contributor, explains how shifting demographics in the U.S. impacted the outcome of the election.

  • Breaking Through the Status Quo

    A wrap-up of the election results, with Steve Moore, Wall Street Journal; James Pethokoukis, American Enterprise Institute; and Jared Bernstein, CNBC contributor.

  • Gridlock in Washington

    Larry Kantor is MD & Head of Research at Barclays says that Washington will probably extent its current policies to avoid a fiscal cliff until a compromise can be found.

  • Why 'Fiscal Cliff' May Be Bigger Threat Than You Think

    Following President Obama’s re-election on Tuesday, CEOs, investors and other business leaders are pushing for Congress and the president to reach a deal on the looming “fiscal cliff.”

  • Market Sell-Off had Nothing to do with Obama

    Michael Gayed, Chief Investment Strategist, Pension Partners says that the market sell-off overnight had nothing to do with Obama's re-election but instead renewed fears about Greece.

  • U.S. Lawmakers will Solve the Fiscal Cliff: Pro

    Paul Donovan, Deputy Head, Global Economics, UBS says that it's in the self-interest of U.S. lawmakers' to solve the fiscal cliff.

  • Former Chrysler CEO Talks Political Unity & Jobs

    Robert Nardelli, XLR-8 founder & CEO and former Chrysler CEO, says both parties need to come together on job creation and energy policies, and discusses ways in which we can fix our economy and add jobs.

  • Wall Street Casts Its Vote: 'The Market Is Going Down'

    Fears that President Obama’s re-election could send the US over the "fiscal cliff" helped trigger a major stock selloff and sent investors into the safety of Treasurys

  • Voters Punished Rich Candidates Last Night

    Millionaires candidates who used their own money to run were roundly rejected by voters last night, and the majority were targeted during the campaign for their wealth.

  • What's Really Driving the Euro

    Once again, the news from Europe is disturbing. This is your euro trade update.

  • Obama Re-elected as Crucial Ohio Goes His Way

    Any euphoria the Obama administration feels is likely erased by the thought of getting a second term agenda passed through a still divided Congress.

  • ‘Fiscal Cliff’ Is a Financial Superstorm: Aetna CEO

    Congress should act during the lame duck session to solve the country’s looming fiscal problems, Aetna CEO Mark Bertolini told CNBC’s “Squawk Box” on Wednesday.