MOSCOW, Oct 1- The International Monetary Fund halved its growth forecast for Russia for 2015 to 0.5 percent in gross domestic product terms on Wednesday, saying that uncertainty over geopolitical tensions brought downside risks to its estimates.» Read More
Fed Chairman Bernanke says "housing recovering, but is not out of the woods yet." CNBC's Diana Olick reports on the impact on housing if mortgage deduction is taken away.
Fed Chief Ben Bernanke is speaking on the U.S. economy. CNBC's Steve Liesman reports the details of Bernanke's remarks on housing.
The "Squawk on the Street" team dissect this morning's top business news, including Wal-Mart under pressure after giving guidance below consensus; markets trying to recover from yesterday's selloff; and the president of McDonald's USA is leaving and Jeff Stratton will assume the position December 1.
The latest Investor's Business Daily poll shows economic optimism plunged 10 percent into pessimistic territory on the news of Obama's win. Forbes Magazine's executive editor Michael Ozanian, provides perspective.
What to expect from tomorrow's trading, with Jordan Kimmel, Benjamin Securities; Mazin Jadallah, Alphaclone; and Edward Deicke, JHS Capital Advisors.
President Obama says he is confident that the fiscal cliff issue can be solved, sparing Americans from tax hikes.
John Schnatter, CEO of Papa John's has a problem with Obamacare -- many franchise operators are planning to cut employee hours to part-time to avoid the health care cost. Betsy McCaughey, author of "Decoding the Obama Health Law," provides perspective.
The Tax Policy Center found that if deductions are capped at $25,000, people making more than $1 million or more would see a tax increase of $97,000, reports CNBC's Robert Frank. The Middle Class would see little to no change in their taxes.
Dallas Fed President Richard Fisher told Larry Kudlow if the worst happens and the nation goes over the fiscal cliff, he doesn't see the Fed providing a backstop.
What to expect in tomorrow's markets, with Alan Gayle, RidgeWorth Capital Management; Steven Rosen, Societe Generale; and Laif Meidell, American Wealth Management.
Discussing the state of U.S. debt, the fiscal cliff, and what the business community will say to President Obama tomorrow at the White House, with Duncan Niederauer, NYSE Euronext CEO.
CNBC's Steve Liesman reports on remarks made by Fed Vice Chair Janet Yellen on the Fed and inflation.
Insight on the markets, with Carol Roth, "The Entrepreneur Equation" author; Bruce McCain, Key Private Bank; and Stephen Guilfoyle, Meridian Equity Partners.
Discussing Romney's immigration blunder, and immigration reform, with Christopher Ruddy, NewsMax Media founder, president and CEO.
Discussing opportunities for veterans, with Cal Quinn, Drexel Hamiltion CFO. "41 percent of service disabled veterans are unemployed," he says.
Discussing news that the FBI withheld its findings about Petraeus' affair from the White House and congressional leaders, with Homeland Security Committee Chairman Rep. Peter King (R).
Senator Bob Corker (R-TN), says it is "very important to focus on the fiscal reform issue," in discussing whether a deal is possible on the fiscal cliff; and Grover Norquist, Americans for Tax Reform, and Steve McMahon, Democratic strategist, weigh in.
Sen. Bob Corker tells Larry Kudlow that he¿s hoping President Obama will accept the olive branch extended by House Speaker Boehner. But rate hikes can't be part of the compromise, he said.
Assessing the market impact from the fiscal cliff, and where to invest now, with Ed Butowsky, Chapwood Investments.
Discussing whether the "age of Apple" is over, with the Fast Money traders; and Stephen, Suttmeier, BofA Merrill Lynch Global Research, forecasts where the markets could be at the end of the year.