TOKYO, Dec 27- Japan's government approved on Saturday stimulus spending worth $29 billion aimed at helping the country's lagging regions and households with subsidies, merchandise vouchers and other steps, but analysts are sceptical about how much it can spur growth. The government said it expects the stimulus plan to boost Japan's GDP by 0.7 percent.» Read More
Alcoa is set to kick off Q4's earnings season, and discussing how important its announcement to the market is, Ben Willis, Albert Fried & Co.
CNBC's Jeff Cox offers insight on a trend he sees in the markets that says there will be more days in the red in the immediate future. Richard Bernstein, Richard Bernstein Advisors CEO, weighs in.
Bob Doll, Nuveen Asset Management, explains why he thinks 2013 will be a winning year for the markets.
Harry Dent of HS Dent Investment Management explains why he predicts a market crash in the third quarter of the year and that the U.S. is headed towards bankruptcy. Ed Butowsky, Chapwood Investments; Carol Roth, author of "The Entrepreneur Equation"; and CNBC's Rick Santelli, weigh in.
CNBC's Sharon Epperson and American Petroleum Institute CEO Jack Gerard discuss plans for the Keystone XL Pipeline.
The iShare Biotech ETF is up 32 percent over the past year. Jean-Jacques Bienaime, BioMarin Pharmaceutical CEO, discusses the reason behind his company behind up 24.9 percent in the last 3 months.
Discussing opportunities in the market, with Andrew Slimmon, Morgan Stanley Wealth Management.
Onyx Pharmaceuticals CEO Dr. Anthony Coles discusses his company's thyroid cancer drug and its blood cancer drug and its partnership with Bayer.
CNBC's Rick Santelli reports on the government's $32 billion auction today of 3-year notes.
Google tracks searches for flu-related terms, and overall flu searches are up 200 percent from the 3-year average, reports CNBC's Bertha Coombs.
Earnings season kicks off today with Alcoa reporting after the bell, and what the Street is focusing on, with Kenny Polcari of O'Neil Securities director.
Taking a closer look at what Google's chart looks like now, with Carter Worth, Oppenheimer and John Stephenson, First Asset Investment Management.
Nicholas Brooks, head of research and investment strategy at ETF Securities, shares his outlook on commodity ETFs like Physical Swiss Gold.
More than 250 retail and apparel titans are gathering at the Women's Wear Daily Apparel & Retail CEO Summit at New York City's Plaza Hotel. CNBC's Courtney Reagan reports.
CNBC's Steve Liesman speaks to Olivier Blanchard, IMF Economic Counselor and Director of Research, at the annual American Economic Association meeting, about the U.S. economy.
Despite Goldman Sachs' CEO Lloyd Blankfein's endorsement of the "fiscal cliff" deal, CNBC's Mary Thompson reports Goldman acted alone among the big banks in speeding up pay for tax breaks. Andrew Stoltman, Stoltmann Law Offices partner and Josh Brown, Fusion Analytics, weigh in.
Home sales are higher, demand is back and supplies of homes for sale are low. Meanwhile, analysts at Fitch Ratings anticipate home price gains may slow in 2013, reports CNBC's Diana Olick.
Should the U.S. government manage its finances like most households? Jared Bernstein, Center on Budget & Policy Priorities senior fellow; Katherine Mangu-Ward, Reason Magazine; and CNBC's Rick Santelli, discuss.
All 3 major averages have gains over 2 percent since the New Year began. Will it last? Tim Speiss, Eisenamper LLP; Brian Jacobsen, Wells Fargo Advantage Funds; Jeff Leventhal, Hightower; and Gordon Charlop, CNBC Markets analyst, weigh in.
The S&P is set to close at a 5-year high, with Peter Costa, Empire Executions and Ralph Acampora, Altaira Investment Solutions.