WASHINGTON, Dec 12- U.S. retail sales rose solidly in November, adding to signs of a strengthening economy that could draw the Federal Reserve closer to reducing the pace of monetary stimulus. The Commerce Department said retail sales increased 0.7 percent last month as Americans bought automobiles and a range of other goods.» Read More
According to someone familiar with his thinking, David Tepper remains bullish on the markets and is expecting a big gain this year, reports CNBC's Kate Kelly. (4:14)
What to expect in tomorrow's trading session, with Sahak Manuelian, Wedbush Securities; Mebane Faber, Cambria Investment Management; and Michael Block, Phoenix Partners Group.
For the 6th straight session, the S&P 500 touched a new 5-year high, but couldn't hold onto its gains, reports CNBC's Sue Herera. A look at where the market broke some winning streaks.
What are the catalysts of the market's rally, with Michael Yoshikami, Destination Wealth Management; Peter Andersen, Congress Asset Management; Michael Santoli, Yahoo Finance; and CNBC's Rick Santelli.
What the market is looking for, with Terry Dolan, Benjamin & Jerold Brokerage CEO. "Stay long, at the moment," he says.
The market may hit another all-time high today, with Jason Trennert, Strategas Research Partners.
What today's trading session says about the market's next step, with Carol Roth, author of "The Entrepreneur Equation"; Mike Holland, Holland & Company; Brian Belski, BMO Capital Markets; and CNBC's Rick Santelli.
Louise Cooper of CooperCity discusses economic red flags she is seeing. "I think the UK is very bad at analyzing what's going on in Europe," she says.
The Dow is up 10 percent this year. Katie Stockton of MKM Partners takes a look at the state of the broader market.
How immune is the U.S. market to the continuing crisis in Europe? Ewen Cameron Watt of BlackRock, provides perspective on the global markets, and on what's guiding BlackRock's stock.
Where the markets are headed, with Kenny Polcari, O'Neil Securities. "A 5 percent pullback in the market would be healthy," he says.
Discussing whether the U.S. economy is getting stronger, with Gary Shilling, A. Gary Shilling and Michael Ozanian, Forbes Magazine.
Forecasting next week's market action, with Stephanie Link, The Street; Brian Rehling, Wells Fargo Advisors; Hank Smith, Haverford Investments; and CNBC's Rick Santelli.
Is it too late to get in the game? David Darst, Morgan Stanley Wealth Management and Joseph Tanious, JPMorgan Funds, provide perspective. "The underlying momentum remains in place," explains Tanious.
Discussing where investors should expose themselves, and the state of optimism surrounding the euro zone, with Henry McVey of KKR. "What we see is a world where the central banks are having to overextend themselves to overcompensate for government dysfunction," he says.
Discussing the many catalysts holding the market's growth back, with Jack Welch, Former GE Chairman & CEO and founder of Jack Welch Management Institute.
Checking on the markets, with Ben Pace, Deutsche Bank; Scott Wren, Wells Fargo Advisors; and CNBC's Rick Santelli.
Discussing how much longer the market's momentum may last, with CNBC's Bob Pisani and CNBC Contributor Richard Bernstein.
Marc Faber of the Gloom, Boom & Doom Report, offers insight on the latest market action, and what's bothering him about putting money into stocks. "I believe the market will end badly at the end of this year," he says.
Dissecting today's market action, and where investors are putting their money, with Mark Otto, Knight Capital; Jack Ablin, BMO Private Bank; Rick Fier, Conifer Securities Equities; and CNBC's Rick Santelli.