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The "Fast Money" traders share their suggestions for the first trade of 2014.
Applebee's will charge $375 per person to dine on New Years Eve, which includes a buffet dinner, open bar and more. Apple-Metro Chairman & CEO Zane Tankel provides insight.
Leftoverswap.com is a new smartphone app that enables users to share leftover food. Its co-founder Dan Newman, provides insight. "A little under 8,000 people have downloaded the app so far," he says.
CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. Crude seems to be setting up into a bearish pattern. And it was a down day for gold, ending its worst year in more than 30 years.
Kevin Counihan, Access Health Connecticut CEO, discusses ACA registration numbers and if the exchanges will have enough enrollees to make the system economically viable.
Sascha Segan, lead analyst for PCMag Mobile, predicts some of the biggest tech flops for 2014. He's not feeling confident about Google's Chromebooks.
CNBC's Jon Fortt shares his predictions for the biggest tech trends in 2014; and Sascha Segan, lead analyst for PCMag Mobile, discusses wearable tech, and calls the car a "big battleground" for tech companies.
IHS predicts 9 percent of global auto sales will be self-driving cars in 2035. Justin Berkowitz, Car & Driver magazine, provides perspective on the prediction, and what may happen to electric cars in 2014.
CNBC's Phil LeBeau provides the automotive retail outlook look for the New Year. There will be 66 brand new or completely redesigned models rolling into show rooms in 2014.
CNBC's Rick Santelli discusses bond prices and yields.
Some of Tuesday's midday movers:
CNBC's Bob Pisani and Art Cashin, of UBS, discuss the final trading day of the year and the fact that even a 10-year yield over 3 percent isn't slowing down the market. Cashin says the end of the year could be causing investors to move investments around for tax purposes.
It's Shark Week on cable TV and with all the amazing shark facts we've learned, it's made us realize how much sharks and bankers are alike. Here's the top 10 list.
Wall Street is rude, it’s crude and it will eat you alive. So interviewing for a job is no different. You may be asked questions like, “How many tennis balls could you fit in this room?” or “If I told you you could have the job if you let me sleep with your girlfriend—would you accept?” You’d better have an answer—and it had better not be “I don’t know!”
Moet was named the official New Year's Eve champagne for Times Square. Belinda Chang, Moet & Chandon champagne educator, discusses champagne etiquette and the industry standard amid declining sales.
Millions of new insurance policies purchased under Obamacare will kick in tomorrow. Clint Jones, GoHealthInsurance CEO, explains his business model and weighs in on enrollment procedures.
Frank Keating, American Bankers Association president & CEO, discusses new fee increases for mortgages and explains the pressure it puts on the economy and rental markets.
NBC's Gabe Gutierrez reports on new marijuana law that is set to go into effect January 1st.
Netflix is set to test a new pricing strategy that offers lower quality video streaming for $6.99 a month. Todd Spangler, Variety digital editor, provides perspective.
US consumer confidence rose in December as consumers grew more optimistic about the job market, according to a private sector report released on Tuesday.
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