Discussing the Federal Reserve and year-end profit taking, with CNBC contributor Carol Roth, and Don Luskin, Trend Macro CIO.
Jim Pethokoukis of the American Enterprise Institute, and Don Luskin, Trend Macro CIO, discuss who presented the stronger argument in former Fed chair Alan Greenspan and former Treasury Undersecretary John Taylor "bubble blame" debate. Luskin declares Taylor the winner.
Former Texas Congressman Martin Frost, thinks right wing members of Congress would be "crazy" to not vote for proposed budget deal. Holman Jenkins, Wall Street Journal, weighs in.
Taimur Baig, Chief Economist, Asia, Deutsche Bank, explains his bullish call and says markets are underestimating the bounce China will see from exports and de-regulation.
Reuters has reported that China has put one of the most powerful politicians of the last decade under virtual house arrest. CNBC's Deirdre Wang Morris has more.
Zoher Abdoolcarim, Asia Editor of Time International, describes how the magazine compiled its annual list of the world's biggest news makers.
Jose Vinals, director of the Monetary and Capital Markets department at the IMF, stresses that while Europe has started to recover, more needs to be done on fiscal policy and banking regulations.
Morten E. Astrup, founding partner at Storm Capital Management, explains that the Norwegian high-yield market is outperforming its U.S. counterpart and should continue to do so for another couple years.
Marcus Ashworth, head of fixed income at Espirito Santo Investment Bank, says that while Italy's Prime Minister Letta is in a strong position, there will be "constant scares" as the economy remains a real problem.