The statement, which sent Brazil's currency tumbling, is a setback to Finance Minister Joaquim Levy's efforts to win back investor confidence in the country's economy, Latin America's largest, now in recession. S&P affirmed Brazil's credit rating of BBB-minus, the agency's lowest investment grade rating, and revised the outlook on that rating to negative...» Read More
CNBC's David Faber discusses Diamondback Capital Management's letter to investors about the suspension of its December 31 redemptions.
Apple shares are coming off its worst day in 4 years, and the stalemate continues today over the fiscal cliff, with The "Squawk on the Street" team.
The European Central Bank is likely to keep interest rates on hold on Thursday but may offer clues on its policy path for next year with updated forecasts likely to present a grim outlook for the euro zone economy in 2013.
95 percent of African Americans voted for President Obama in the last election. Burgess Owens, author of "It's All About the Team," explains why he thinks President Obama has "anti-black" policies.
Danielle Hughes, Divine Capital founder and CEO, discusses how the markets are reacting to the fiscal cliff negotiations, and Apple's weakness.
Speaker Boehner issued a warning for House Republicans today that the leadership is watching how they vote. Robert Costa, National Review, offers insight.
Art Laffer of Laffer Investments discusses President Obama's proposed tax hikes. "If you tax rich people, and give the money to poor people, you're going to get lots and lots of poor people, and very few rich people" he says.
NBC's Jim Miklaszewski reports U.S. officials say the Syria military is poised to use chemical weapons against their own people, but Syria President Bashar al-Asaad has not given the order yet; and discussing the fiscal cliff negotiations in Washington, with CNBC's Eamon Javers; Scott Rasmussen, Rasmussen Reports founder & president; and Rep. Kevin McCarthy (R-CA).
Washington may be giving investors reasons to worry, but CEOs are giving shareholders all they've got, explains Mad Money host Jim Cramer.
Bank of America hit a new 52 week high today, reports CNBC's Bertha Coombs, and the Fast Money traders discuss how to trade Samsung and Hewlett-Packard; and Matt Hogan of Index Universe, offers insight on which ETFs could benefit from the special dividend craze.
Earlier this afternoon, CNBC's Steve Liesman interviewed Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner to discuss the fiscal cliff negotiations. CNBC's Maria Bartiromo shares her observation.
CNBC's Steve Liesman speaks to Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner about the fiscal cliff negotiations in Washington.
Markets are moving higher today, with William Braman, Ballentine Partners; Eric Schoenstein, Jensen Fund; Mark Eibel, Russell Investments; and CNBC's Rick Santelli.
More than 100 major companies have now announced either special dividends or that their dividends will be moved up from next year to this year, with CNBC's Robert Frank.
ADP is showing the private sector created 118,000 positions last month, with CNBC's Steve Liesman.
Lawmakers are leaving Capitol Hill to begin a long weekend. Can the divided Congress get a deal on the fiscal cliff before the deadline? Rep.Tim Walz, (D-MN), weighs in, saying it is "outrageous" Congressmen are taking the long weekend.
Analyst Mike Mayo compares Bank of America to Citi and goes on record with which name he wants to own.
What to expect from tomorrow's trading session, with Chad Morganlander, Stifel Nicolaus; Ernesto Ramos, BMO Asset Management; and Jimmy Lee, Strategic Wealth Associates.
If a fiscal cliff deal does not happen, what happens to Medicare and the health care industry? New York Presbyterian Hospital CEO Steve Corwin offers insight.
CNBC's Eamon Javers offers insight on the White House and GOP plans for the fiscal cliff.