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
A cease-fire between Israel and Gaza went into effect today, but at least 12 rockets have been fired into Israel since the truce. Peter Brookes, Heritage Foundation senior fellow, and Gen. Wesley Clark, U.S. Army Retiree, discuss whether the cease-fire is bad for Israel.
The bankruptcy court approved Hostess brands liquidation plan late this afternoon, and 15,000 employees' jobs will be terminated, with CNBC's Larry Kudlow.
Breaking down the many "what if" outcomes on the fiscal cliff, and how different scenarios might impact the markets, with Jim Iuorio, TJM Institutional Services.
Discussing how going over the fiscal cliff might impact the U.S. economy, with Jared Bernstein, Center on Budget & Policy Priorities, and Art Laffer, Laffer Investments. Sen. Susan Collins (R-MA), also weighs in on the impact for small businesses.
Discussing whether tax hikes will stall the economic recovery, with Abigail Disney, Fork Films president; Casey Mulligan, author of "The Redistribution Recession;" and Grover Norquist, Americans for Tax Reform president.
Discussing market value traps, with the Fast Money traders.
Dave Zier, Convergent Wealth Advisors, and John Barr, Needham Growth Fund, discuss what the outcome of the fiscal cliff will be for their investing strategies.
What to watch for in tomorrow's trading session, with Tim Moore, Cabot Money Management; Eric Viloria, Forex.com; and Kevin Cummins, UBS.
CNBC's Steve Liesman takes a close look at the potential impact from going over the fiscal cliff. Michael Mandel, Progressive Policy Institute, and Dan Mitchell, CATO Institute, weigh in.
Discussing whether the rally is driven by fiscal cliff concerns, with Tobias Levkovich, Citi, and Tom Lee, JPMorgan.
Goldman Sachs suggests the S&P 500 may sell off before the end of the year. Matt McCormick, Bahl and Gaynor Investment and Steve Massocca, Wedbush Securities, provide perspective.
President Obama met with CEOs to discuss a solution on the fiscal cliff, and Nation Urban League CEO Marc Morial, provides perspective on the meeting.
Discussing what a deal on the fiscal cliff might look like, and how the timeline could play out, with Rep. Adam Smith (D-WA).
CNBC's senior economics reporter Steve Liesman explains who would fall the hardest if the U.S. went over the fiscal cliff.
The FMHR traders discuss their final trades of the hour.
Discussing the impact going over the fiscal cliff would have on the U.S. economy and his company, with TD Ameritrade CEO Fredric Tomczyk.
What led to today's midday market turnaround? Quincy Krosby, Prudential Financial; Mark Spellman, Value Line Funds; and Kevin Caron, Stifel Nicolaus, offer insight.
Rounding up this week's market action, with Mike Shea, Direct Access Partners, and David Darst, Morgan Stanley Wealth Management.
Larry Kantor, Barclays Capital, discusses how investors should be preparing for potential higher taxes. "Cliff is actually a bad word," he says. "It's a fiscal bleed," he says.
Joe Duran, United Capital CEO and Dan Greenhaus, BTIG, discuss why some Democrats want to go over the fiscal cliff.