*S&P cuts Russia's sovereign credit rating. MOSCOW, Jan 26- Ratings agency S&P cut Russia's sovereign credit rating to below investment grade, or "junk" status, on Monday for the first time in a decade. S&P said in a statement it had cut the rating from BBB- to BB+, with a negative outlook, and that Russia's economic growth prospects- hit by low oil prices and Western...» Read More
Insight on the markets, with Carol Roth, "The Entrepreneur Equation" author; Bruce McCain, Key Private Bank; and Stephen Guilfoyle, Meridian Equity Partners.
Discussing Romney's immigration blunder, and immigration reform, with Christopher Ruddy, NewsMax Media founder, president and CEO.
Discussing opportunities for veterans, with Cal Quinn, Drexel Hamiltion CFO. "41 percent of service disabled veterans are unemployed," he says.
Discussing news that the FBI withheld its findings about Petraeus' affair from the White House and congressional leaders, with Homeland Security Committee Chairman Rep. Peter King (R).
Senator Bob Corker (R-TN), says it is "very important to focus on the fiscal reform issue," in discussing whether a deal is possible on the fiscal cliff; and Grover Norquist, Americans for Tax Reform, and Steve McMahon, Democratic strategist, weigh in.
Sen. Bob Corker tells Larry Kudlow that he¿s hoping President Obama will accept the olive branch extended by House Speaker Boehner. But rate hikes can't be part of the compromise, he said.
Assessing the market impact from the fiscal cliff, and where to invest now, with Ed Butowsky, Chapwood Investments.
Discussing whether the "age of Apple" is over, with the Fast Money traders; and Stephen, Suttmeier, BofA Merrill Lynch Global Research, forecasts where the markets could be at the end of the year.
Discussing whether investors will continue their flight to safety, with David James, James Advantage Funds; Sameer Samana, Wells Fargo Advisors; and Jennifer Delaney, UBS.
With retailers releasing quarterly numbers this week, many are also outlining their strategy to win over Black Friday or pre-Black Friday shoppers, with CNBC's Courtney Reagan.
CNBC's Brian Sullivan reports the White House is saying President Obama will veto any bill extending tax cuts for people who earn $250,000 or more. CNBC's Jim Cramer, Herb Greenberg & Amanda Drury discuss.
The Dow is on track to cap off its worst week in 5 months as fiscal cliff fears are weighing on investors. Reasons to be bullish on the markets, with Paul Hickey, Bespoke Investment Group, and Tony Dwyer, Canaccord Genuity, managing director.
You can't have job creation, and revenue creation by attacking the people who are trying to create the jobs, explains Matt Tyler, Vickers Engineering president & CEO.
The President is speaking out on the fiscal cliff, and standing his ground on higher taxes for wealthier Americans. Jared Bernstein, Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, and Tony Fratto, Hamilton Place Strategies, provide perspective.
President Obama is pushing for a balanced approach to resolving the fiscal cliff, with Rep. Peter Welch (D-VT).
Rep. Scott Garrett (R-NJ), explains why he thinks the U.S. has already gone over the "fiscal cliff of spending," and that the "cliff" on January 1, 2013, is a "wall of higher tax rates."
While both House Speaker and President Obama were speaking, the market was trading nervously, explains Art Cashin, UBS.
CNBC's John Harwood and Eamon Javers react to President Obama's remarks on the fiscal cliff, and House Speak John Boehner's comments on raising tax rates on the wealthy.
President Obama speaks on the first steps he is taking to address the fiscal cliff. "I am open to compromise, am committed to solving our fiscal challenges, but I refuse to accept any approach that isn't balanced," he says.
Some argue it may be best to go over the fiscal cliff, but most people in Washington agree the cliff is a bad idea, with CNBC's John Harwood and Eamon Javers. President Obama is set to speak on the U.S. economy and the fiscal cliff any minute.