NEW YORK, Dec 9- Wall Street rose modestly on Monday after Chinese inflation data eased worries about policy tightening there, while investors were cautious before speeches on the economy by four top Federal Reserve officials. Richmond Fed Bank President Jeffrey Lacker will speak at an economic outlook conference in Charlotte, North Carolina at 12:30 p.m..» Read More
CNBC's John Harwood reports the Obama administration believes you cannot bank on tax reform up front.
Discussing how to invest amid uncertainty, with Wally Weitz, Weitz Partners III Opportunity Fund.
CNBC's Sharon Epperson reports the latest moves in metal commodities.
Harvard Business School Professor Deepak Molhotra, discusses whether the impact from going over the fiscal cliff is already felt in 2013-2014 planning.
Independent trader Kenny Polcari dissects the latest market action. "Investors are not going to make any more decisions until there is more clarity," he explains.
President Obama has finished speaking with Governors at the White House about the fiscal cliff. CNBC's John Harwood and Eamon Javers report the latest.
Discussing the fiscal cliff negotiations, and how to invest your money, with the FMHR traders; Tony Fratto, Hamilton Place Strategies; and Jared Bernstein, former economic adviser to VP Biden.
House Republican leaders are making a counter-offer in the fiscal cliff talks, with Rep. Kevin McCarthy, Republican House Majority Whip from California.
President Obama laid out a stern warning for Syria, saying "Syria's use of chemical weapons would be unacceptable." John Batchelor of The John Batchelor Show host, weighs in.
President Obama wants higher revenues and higher tax rates. Discussing whether his plan is attainable, with Keith Boykin, Former Clinton White House Aide; and Steve Forbes, author of "Freedom Manifesto."
If a fiscal cliff deal happens, and the economy grows, millionaire population will grow by 230,000 and fortunes would soar by $1 trillion.
CNBC's Seema Mody reports #leaveitin2012 is trending on Twitter, as users discuss which stocks they are saying goodbye to in 2012.
Discussing reports that companies are scrambling to offer special dividends as the January 1 tax threat of the fiscal cliff nears, with Steve Moore, author of "Return to Prosperity," and CNBC Contributor Howard Dean.
Congress is tossing around the idea of swapping out the paper dollar bill for a hard coin, and a government report finds the move could save taxpayers nearly $4.5 billion over 30 years, with Sean Fieler, American Principles; and Don Luskin of Trend Macro and Jim LaCamp of UBS, check the stock market.
Discussing the dialogue in Washington to avoid going over the fiscal cliff, with Neil Patel of The Daily Caller and Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison.
White House Press Secretary finds spending cuts deeply irresponsible, with Katie Pavlich, Townhall.com; Peter S. Goodman, Huffington Post; Rep. Nan Hayworth (R-NY); and Hadley Heath, Independent Women's forum senior policy analyst.
Toll Brothers earnings, auto sales, and other things Jim Cramer says you should be watching the week of Dec. 3rd.
The Wall Street Journal suggests more stimulus from the Federal Reserve is coming. Lee Hoskins, Former Cleveland Federal Reserve president, weighs in. Stephanie Link, TheStreet, also discusses how one might invest if the fiscal cliff fears did not exist.
The United Way and other non-profits are fearful the charitable tax deduction might be capped in order to help solve the budget crisis. Stacey Stewart, United Way U.S.A. president and Lenny McAllister, Republican strategist an author, provide perspective.
CNBC's Eamon Javers reports Republicans are saying the White House wants at least $50 billion in new spending; and Matt Miller, Washington Post; Judd Gregg, Goldman Sachs International Advisor; Guy Benson, Townhall.com; and Katherine Mangu-Ward, Reason Magazine, weigh in.