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  • Economic growth showing signs of life: Pro     Thursday, 5 Dec 2013 | 2:03 PM ET

    How European equities stack up against U.S. equities, with Bruno Bertocci, UBS, and Tobias Levkovich, Citi. "Many European companies are expert oriented," says Bertocci.

  • Byron Wien: Why I’ve become bullish on the market Thursday, 5 Dec 2013 | 1:54 PM ET
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    Blackstone's Byron Wien said the market would sink in 2013. Now he's changing his tune.

  • Santelli's Midday Bond Report     Thursday, 5 Dec 2013 | 1:30 PM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli discusses bond prices and yields.

  • Greece finally back in credit market     Thursday, 5 Dec 2013 | 1:17 PM ET

    CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports Portugal, Ireland and Greece plan to return to credit markets in 2014.

  • Concerns over jobs data     Thursday, 5 Dec 2013 | 1:10 PM ET

    CNBC's Steve Liesman and Eamon Javers provide insight into how the Fed will examine Friday's jobs data.

  • How the market is preparing for a potential taper, with David Sadkin, Bel Air Investment Advisors, and CNBC contributor Joe LaVorgna.

  • I like municipal bonds for 2014: Pro     Thursday, 5 Dec 2013 | 12:10 PM ET

    Suni Harford of Citigroup explains why she thinks municipal bonds are attractive for 2014. "We have historically seen a huge bounce back in municipals," she says.

  • Not sure 'great rotation' exists: Pro     Thursday, 5 Dec 2013 | 12:08 PM ET

    Discussing how rising rates have impacted investing, and whether the current market is in a bubble, with Suni Harford of Citigroup. Harford says she likes European equities better than U.S. equities, but "it's a close race."

  • When the Fed might taper     Thursday, 5 Dec 2013 | 12:00 PM ET

    Why the market can handle rising rates, with CNBC's Steve Liesman. FMHR trader looks at the metrics of the economy faring well.

  • CNBC's Bob Pisani and Art Cashin, of UBS, discuss the market's pullback as stocks extend a 5-day losing streak.

  • Fed won't taper until 2014: Investor     Thursday, 5 Dec 2013 | 11:31 AM ET

    Kevin Gardiner, chief investment officer for Europe at Barclays Wealth and Investment Management, says economic data from the U.S. is still not strong enough to lead the Federal Reserve to start tapering its asset purchases this year rather than next.

  • Countries rely on euro fluctuations: Economist     Thursday, 5 Dec 2013 | 11:08 AM ET

    Thorsten Polleit, chief economist at Degussa Goldhandel, says some countries in peripheral Europe are reliant on currency fluctuations.

  • Should the ECB take lessons from the UK?     Thursday, 5 Dec 2013 | 11:07 AM ET

    CNBC's Annette Weisbach asks ECB President Mario Draghi if he would consider adopting a policy similar to the U.K.'s Funding for Lending scheme. Here's his reply.

  • Santelli Exchange: Fed micromanages     Thursday, 5 Dec 2013 | 10:49 AM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli discusses the latest action in the bond market, and the nuances of the U.S. economy.

  • Fed will not taper until 2014: Pro     Thursday, 5 Dec 2013 | 10:32 AM ET

    Discussing the employment report and the chances the Fed will taper in two weeks, with Alison Deans, Varick Asset Management senior adviser; Michael Feroli, J.P. Morgan Bank chief U.S. economist; and CNBC's Steve Liesman.

  • Gold settles lower after torrid short-cover rally Thursday, 5 Dec 2013 | 2:17 PM ET

    Gold settled lower on Thursday as investor sentiment was dogged by persistent speculation about the future of U.S. monetary stimulus.

  • US Treasury yields rise on strong economic growth Thursday, 5 Dec 2013 | 4:23 PM ET
    A trader signals an offer in a Treasury note options pit at the CME Group in Chicago.

    U.S. Treasurys yields rose to three-month highs on Thursday after numbers on strong U.S. growth.

  • ECB forced to do job of politics: Pro     Thursday, 5 Dec 2013 | 7:30 AM ET

    Dr. Helmut Siekmann, professor and chair of money, currency and central bank law at the Institute for Monetary and Financial Stability at Goethe University, says many of the problems remaining in the euro zone are structural and need government reform.

  • 'Bubble chatter' taking over markets: Expert     Thursday, 5 Dec 2013 | 7:06 AM ET

    Ben White, CNBC Contributor, and Liz Ann Sonders, Charles Schwab, discuss what's prompting the recent pullback in the markets, as investors remain jittery over tapering concerns and fiscal drag in Washington.

  • Flat market awaits jobs report     Thursday, 5 Dec 2013 | 6:10 AM ET

    Alan Gayle, RidgeWorth Capital Management, and Cliff Corso, Cutwater Asset Management, weigh in on where interest rates are likely headed and provide perspective on fixed income opportunities.

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