The Department of Labor and Industry's Labor Day report shows the unemployment rate has dropped steadily since 2010. At 4.6 percent, it's now the 11th lowest in the nation. There was job growth on five of Montana's seven reservations, however, and several tribes saw lower unemployment rates, according to Lt.» Read More
CNBC's Eamon Javers reacts to President Obama's statement on the '"fiscal cliff," with Joe Lavorgna, Deutsche Bank; and CNBC's Melissa Lee, Michelle Caruso-Cabrera and Tyler Mathisen.
There is no deal in place, and President Obama is set to speak from the White House on the "fiscal cliff" any minute, with CNBC's Eamon Javers and Rep. Ron Paul (R-TX); and CNBC's Melissa Lee; and the Money In Motion traders. "I believe there is too much bipartisanship on the spending, and nobody is talking about cutting any spending," says Rep. Ron Paul.
Congressional leaders are heading to the White House for a meeting over the "fiscal cliff," reports CNBC's Eamon Javers; Dan Greenhaus, BTIG; Todd Schoenberger, LandColt Capital; and CNBC's Rick Santelli, weigh in.
CNBC's Brian Sullivan reports shares of Herbalife popped 6.8 percent, and the FMHR traders discuss how to trade the stock now; and Alec Young, S&P Capital IQ, explains where he is seeing buying opportunities in the market.
As falling off the "fiscal cliff' becomes more plausible, investor confidence is slipping and the markets are following suit. What does this mean for your portfolio in the New Year? Varick Asset Management's Alison Deans forecasts the potential impact on the markets and the economy overall in 2013.
Elections, the economy and a looming debt crisis in the U.S. and Europe dominated headlines in 2012. What will take center stage in 2013? Washington Post's Ezra Klein and Yahoo! Finance's Mike Santoli make their predictions on what's ahead for Washington, Wall Street and around the world.
A number of experts are saying that small business will get hit the worst if we go over the fiscal cliff. Gene Marks of The Marks Group, explains why it's a mistake to generalize that more than 20 million small businesses nationwide will be affected.
CNBC's Eamon Javers reports the House is set to reconvene on Sunday; and discussing all sides of the fiscal cliff talks, with Brian Kelly, Shelter Harbor Capital; Ken Heebner, Capital Growth Management; Rep. Aaron Schock (R-IL); Joy-Ann Reid, Miami Herald columnist; and Jonathan Collegio, American Crossroads.
A four-year cycle in the stock market suggests that a couple of sectors are going to lead us lower, says Barry Sine, Drexel Hamilton director of research.
CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports retired general Norman Schwarzkopf has died at 78. EPA Chief Lisa Jackson announced she is stepping down today. Chris Horner of The Competitive Enterprise Institute and author of "Liberal War on Transparency," provides perspective.
The Fast Money traders discuss the WSJ report that 2013 is the "do-or-die" moment for retail stocks including JC Penney; and Barry Sine, Drexel Hamilton, discusses whether the market's weakness will continue in 2013.
What to watch ahead of the market open, with Art Cashin, UBS. "We're watching for little signs, like will the Treasury ask companies to change their withholdings," he explains.
President Obama is in Hawaii on vacation, and Washington lawmakers are on holiday. CNBC's Hampton Pearson reports the latest on the stalemate in Washington on a deal to avert the fiscal cliff.
Discussing what's at stake for retailers this holiday season, with Lori Wachs, Cross Ledge Investments co-founder. "Things have been a bit choppy the last few weeks, so it's really been critical that these last few days come through," she says.
CNBC's Jane Wells reports from Glendale, California, for a check on last-minute shoppers.
Market predictions for the New Year, with CNBC's Steve Liesman and Larry McDonald, Newedge. "Short-term, the market upside in the next 30 days will depend on whether the President gives on the debt ceiling," explains McDonald.
Discussing the state of the U.S. markets amid concerns over reaching a fiscal cliff deal before its deadline, with CNBC's Rick Santelli and Scott Nations of NationsShares.
Discussing just how politically damaged Speaker Boehner is after failing to bring Plan B to a vote, and what kind of resolution could come on the fiscal cliff, with Ben White, Politico and Jason Trennert, Strategas Research Partners.
The verdict is still out on 2012's holiday shopping season, reports CNBC's Jane Wells.
Discussing the state of the markets, and the impact global liquidity is having on the economy, with Christopher Sheldon, The Dreyfus Corporation CIO.