MOSCOW— The Russian ruble is falling under the pressure of cheaper oil, reviving concerns over the country's economic outlook, particularly the perniciously high inflation rate. The ruble was down 0.9 percent in Moscow trading on Thursday, at 59.2 rubles against the dollar. An "excessive" drop in the ruble would not be politically palatable, analysts from the...» Read More
Examining the economic impact of going over the fiscal cliff, with Doug Holtz-Eakin, former Congressional Budget Office Director. "Politics are trumping the economics right now," he says.
CNBC's John Harwood reports on the progress in Washington in the fiscal cliff negotiations; and how the talks are impacting the markets, with Brian Kelly of Shelter Harbor Capital. Also, breaking down Boehner's "plan b," with Karen Finney, Former DNC Communications Director and Sara Fagen, Former White House Political Director.
Shares of Facebook are surging more than 3.5 percent after the company posted new terms of service regarding its Instagram app, reports CNBC's Julia Boorstin; and Dan Ackerman, CNET, takes a closer look at 4 tech surprises consumers can expect in 2013.
What to expect from tomorrow's trading day, with Robert Smalley, UBS Securities; Drew Kanaly, Kanaly Trust; and Laif Meidell, American Wealth Management.
CNBC's Herb Greenberg breaks down the bottom 3 on his "Worst CEOs of 2012" list, which includes Microsoft's Steve Ballmer, JC Penney's Ron Johnson and Groupon's Andrew Mason. Ken Langone, Invemed Associates, challenges Herb's methodology.
Lawmakers on the Senate banking committee were told a "kill switch" proposal is coming in early 2013 from exchanges in response to recent high profile technology errors, reports CNBC's Hampton Pearson; and Seth Merrin, Liquidnet founder and CEO, and Ken Langone, Invemed Associates, provide perspective.
Discussing whether there are more market gains ahead, with Liz Ann Sonders, Charles Schwab; Alan Gayle, RidgeWorth Capital Management; Erik Ristuben, Russell Investments; and David Pearl, Epoch Investment, who reacts to Oracle's earnings.
As the "fiscal cliff" talks continue, CNBC's Sharon Epperson reports gold prices have plunged to a nearly 4-month low.
Discussing the current state of the markets and what they might look like in 2013, with Richard Bernstein, Richard Bernstein Advisors; Joseph Tanious, JPMorgan Funds; and CNBC's Bob Pisani.
The market is rallying for its second straight day on fiscal cliff optimism, with Carol Roth, author of "The Entrepreneur Equation;" Keith Springer, Springer Financial Advisors; Jonathan Corpina, Meridian Equity Partners; and CNBC's Rick Santelli.
Where the markets in housing are now, with Tanya Marchiol, Team Investments president. Property values will continue to grow, but the market will not boom, she says.
The financial sector is at a 1.5-year high, and Bank of America and Citigroup are trading at 52-week highs. Paul Miller, FBR Capital Markets, offers insight.
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.
CNBC's John Carney and Bob Pisani discuss Apple's 25 percent drop over the last three months, and McDonald's decision to ask franchisees to open restaurants on Christmas.
Technology is the best performing S&P sector today, reports CNBC's Seema Mody.
Jeff Kilburg, Killir Kapital, offers insight on why gold is trading below $1,700 and whether it can fall even further.
Gold fell off a cliff and has remained near session lows, reports CNBC's Sharon Epperson.
CNBC's Herb Greenberg offers the third worst CEO of 2012 from his list.
Independent trader Kenny Polcari says the market is ahead of itself, and explains why investors are anxious. CNBC's Bob Pisani, weighs in.
What to expect from tomorrow's trading day, with Kimberly Foss, Empyrion Wealth Management; Steven Rosen, Societe Generale and Rich Peterson, S&P Capital IQ.