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The coin would be a brilliant way around the debt ceiling if it weren't for that pesky constitutional issue.
The "Squawk on the Street" crew discusses the upcoming Congressional vote on aid for victims of "Superstorm Sandy." And Arthur Brooks, American Enterprise Institute president, weighs in on the Republican plan to reform entitlement programs.
Jon Hilsenrath, Wall Street Journal; Greg Ip,The Economist; and Arthur Brooks, American Enterprise Institute, provide their perspective on the nation's tax hike; the Fed's policy on quantitative easing; and the economic impact of raising the debt ceiling.
Greg McBride, Bankrate.com analyst, discusses how the permanent tax cuts will impact bond rates and equities, and why the Fed needs to continue its bond-buying program.
Dick Hoey, BNY Mellon chief economist, and Bob Brusca, FAO Economics chief economist, provide their take on the Fed's bond-buying policy and its impact on interest rates.
Dennis Kelleher, President & CEO of Better Markets says the real 'cliff' comes when the U.S. hits the debt ceiling and when the automatic spending cuts come into play.
Michael Materasso, Co-Chair, Fixed Income Policy Committee, Franklin Templeton Investments says moderately raising rates may spur U.S. lawmakers to act decisively. He advises investors to set some liquidity aside just in case.
Michael Materasso, Co-Chair, Fixed Income Policy Committee, Franklin Templeton Investments cautions against putting a line in the sand despite the Fed's suggestion that QE might end before end-2013.
Sam Chandan, President & Chief Economist, Chandan Economics thinks the Fed is trying to signal to markets that its easy monetary policy will not last forever, and will only do harm once the economy develops its own momentum.
Michael Gayed, Chief Investment Strategist, Pension Partners discusses what the Fed might be hinting at when the minutes revealed that officials are considering stopping QE before end-2013.
Don't mistake the forest for the trees when it comes to lumber investing; it can be a tough asset class to play in, reports CNBC's Kate Kelly.
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