Robert Prior-Wandesforde, Director, Asian Economics Research, Credit Suisse discusses the Fed's 6.5% unemployment threshold, adding that the U.S. is still years away from any meaningful tightening of monetary policy.
Mad Money host Jim Cramer shares his final thoughts of the day. Tonight, Cramer looks at the bull market that blossomed under Bill Clinton. What happens if we go back to Clinton-era tax rates?
Tobias Harris, Independent Japan Politics Specialist and Former Aide to a DPJ Member, Japan's House of Councillors doesn't necessarily believe a move to right-wing politics will occur, stating there is room for a centrist party.
With 12 parties fielding 1,504 candidates, voters should be spoiled for choice in the upcoming elections, but several still remains undecided. CNBC's Kaori Enjoji finds out which party has the best shot at winning the seats.
Ric Spooner, Chief Market Analyst, CMC Markets says that there will be plenty of demand for OPEC oil even if the U.S. becomes energy self-sufficient.
Bruce Klingner, Senior Research Fellow, Northeast Asia, Heritage Foundation says North Korea's rocket launch is a renewed threat for the U.S. as Pyongyang could eventually build missiles that may reach American soil.
In his daily CNBC.com-only video clip, Art Cashin of UBS tells Bob Pisani why stocks are holding their own, despite the liklihood of "headwinds" from the "fiscal cliff" and whatever austerity measures follow it.
Goldman Sachs CEO Lloyd Blankfein answers a question from Andrew Ross Sorkin on income inequality in the United States.
Rick Santelli urges Congress to prevent the AMT from hitting millions of additional taxpayers earning as little as $33,750 a year.
CNBC's Adam Bakhtiar takes on the challenge of the daily stock in 60 seconds segment and looks at Singapore Airlines, whose stake in Virgin Atlantic was bought by Delta Air Lines.
Ajay Kapur, Asian Head of Equity Strategy, Deutsche Bank says looking at valuations doesn't work. He advises investors to buy stocks that guarantee earnings and return on equity.
Ajay Kapur, Asian Head of Equity Strategy, Deutsche Bank says Fed chief Ben Bernanke is doing the right thing by expanding the Fed's balance sheet. He says interest rates cannot be used as a tool when they are at ultra-lows.
Nicholas Ionides, Vice President, Public Affairs, Singapore Airlines says that now is an opportune time to sell its stake in Virgin Atlantic. He says the investment has underperformed but SIA will still book a profit from the sale.
The U.S. "fiscal cliff" is not the only issue dividing congress. Erich Kuss, Hong Kong Director, US Agricultural Trade Office describes how Democrats and Republicans differ on what to do with the farm bill, which expired in September.
Jim Cramer on the "most successful" government intervention he's seen.
Richard Jerram, Chief Economist, Bank of Singapore says there is no real discussion in Japan about how to fix the problems of the last 20 years. He says Japan needs to deregulate its protected sectors, and the DPJ might be taking that more seriously than the LDP.
Japan has fallen into a technical recession just as the country is heading to the polls. With the economy weighing heavily on voters' minds, CNBC's Kaori Enjoji takes a closer look at the country's prized manufacturing industry.
Rajiv Biswas, Senior Director and Asia Pacific Chief Economist, IHS Global Insight says that prospects for emerging Asia remain bright but investors need to get used to slower growth from China.
On "Fast Money," investor Dennis Gartman says most people don't realize what's happening with one well-known commodity.
Bill Stone, Chief Investment Strategist, PNC Asset Management Group says it is possible that there will be a re-routing of investments from bonds to equities soon.