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  • Berlusconi Sentenced to 4 Years In Prison   Monday, 24 Dec 2012 | 7:25 AM ET
    Berlusconi Sentenced to 4 Years In Prison

    Former Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi says he will run for Italian PM if the party asks him to, and that he has been sentenced to four years in prison due to tax fraud, reports CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera.

  • Mild Recession Ahead?   Monday, 24 Dec 2012 | 7:17 AM ET
    Mild Recession Ahead?

    How difficult could the first 6 months of 2013 be if the U.S. goes over the fiscal cliff? Jason Trennert, Strategas Research Partners, weighs in. "I didn't think there was a chance we would go over, until the last couple of days," he says.

  • Holiday Fiscal Cliffhanger   Monday, 24 Dec 2012 | 7:09 AM ET
    Holiday Fiscal Cliffhanger

    Could the fiscal cliff negotiations get us anywhere before its January 1 deadline? Kiki McLean, Porter Novelli Democratic Strategist. and Tony Fratto, Hamilton Place Strategies, discuss when they think a resolution could come.

  • 2013 Core Tech Pick   Monday, 24 Dec 2012 | 6:30 AM ET
    2013 Core Tech Pick

    Discussing the state of tech around the world, and where it's headed, with Brian White of Topeka Capital Markets. "I think 2013 will not be a very robust environment, it will be very muted," he says.

  • Resolution In Mid-January?   Monday, 24 Dec 2012 | 6:25 AM ET
    Resolution In Mid-January?

    Forecasting the market action for the holiday week ahead, with Yra Harris, Praxis Trading.

  • Year-End Muni Market Selloff?   Monday, 24 Dec 2012 | 6:07 AM ET
    Year-End Muni Market Selloff?

    There has been a major selloff in municipal bonds the last 7-10 days, explains Alexandra Lebenthal, Lebenthal & Company president and CEO.

  • Reid: We Knew That Plan B Was No Plan At All   Friday, 21 Dec 2012 | 7:15 PM ET
    Reid: We Knew That Plan B Was No Plan At All

    Can the Republicans recover from the fiscal cliff battle? Karen Finney, The Hill columnist and Katie Pavlich, TownHall.com, weigh in.

  • Fiscal Cliff: What Happens Next?   Friday, 21 Dec 2012 | 7:00 PM ET
    Fiscal Cliff: What Happens Next?

    CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis takes a close look at the market action from this week, saying the financial sector was up more than 3 percent for the week. Also, discussing the market's reaction to fiscal cliff concerns, with Dan Greenhaus, BTIG; Karen Finney, The Hill columnist; and Katie Pavlich, TownHall.com.

  • Sullivan: Post-Cliff Tax Rates Won't Sink Economy

    In a heated "Street Signs" discussion, CNBC's Brian Sullivan argues that the danger to the economy posed by higher "fiscal cliff" tax rates is being overstated. John Harwood and Larry Kudlow respond it's not worth taking the risk when economic growth is already so tenuous.

  • Go Risk-On in 2013: BlackRock's Fredericks   Friday, 21 Dec 2012 | 12:46 PM ET
    Go Risk-On in 2013: BlackRock's Fredericks

    Despite uncertainty ahead of the "fiscal cliff," BlackRock's Michael Fredericks says it's a good time to add portfolio risk.

  • House May Return As Soon As Dec. 27: Reuters   Thursday, 20 Dec 2012 | 8:52 PM ET
    House May Return As Soon As Dec. 27: Reuters

    Reuters is reporting according to a Republican aide, the GOP might return December 27, and that they might have a new fiscal cliff plan. CNBC's John Harwood and Larry Kudlow, share their opinions.

  • GOP Members Leave Capitol Hill   Thursday, 20 Dec 2012 | 8:42 PM ET
    GOP Members Leave Capitol Hill

    "The markets expect something will get done, even with the developments tonight," says Joe Terranova of Virtus Investment Partners. Sarah Fagen, Former George W. Bush senior aide, and Matt Miller, Washington Post, weigh in.

  • GOP Members: House to Recess Until After Christmas   Thursday, 20 Dec 2012 | 8:33 PM ET
    GOP Members: House to Recess Until After Christmas

    Discussing Speaker Boehner's comment that "it is up to the President to work with Senator Reid on legislation to avert the fiscal cliff," with CNBC Contributor Jared Bernstein and Katherine Mangu-Ward, Reason Magazine; and checking on the Asian markets, with CNBC Asia's Adam Bakhtiar.

  • No 'Plan B' Vote Tonight, Markets' Next Move   Thursday, 20 Dec 2012 | 8:24 PM ET
    No 'Plan B' Vote Tonight, Markets' Next Move

    There won't be a house vote on Boehner's "Plan B" tonight. Will this spark a year-end correction? Brian Kelly of Shelter Harbor Capital and Jim Iuorio, TJM Institutional Services, discuss. "The markets are going to start pricing in that we're fully going over the cliff," says Kelly.

  • Boehner: Plan B Did Not Have Sufficient Support From Members

    Speaker Boehner is saying "Plan B" did not have sufficient support from House members, with CNBC's John Harwood and Larry Kudlow; and Sarah Fagen, Former George W. Bush senior aide, and Matt Miller, Washington Post, discuss the likelihood of going over the cliff.

  • Boehner: No House Vote on Plan B Tonight   Thursday, 20 Dec 2012 | 8:00 PM ET
    Boehner: No House Vote on Plan B Tonight

    CNBC's John Harwood and Larry Kudlow discuss news the House will remain in recess until after Christmas and there will not be a vote on "Plan B" tonight. Heather Higgins, Independent Women's Voice president, weighs in.

  • Boehner's Plan B May Not Have Enough Votes   Thursday, 20 Dec 2012 | 7:55 PM ET
    Boehner's Plan B May Not Have Enough Votes

    House Speaker John Boehner is gathering the Republicans into a caucus right now, and the vote on his "Plan B" is delayed, with Heather Higgins, Independent Women's Voice president and Ben Jealous, NAACP president & CEO.

  • Iuorio: Market Has Been Buoyant on Plan   Thursday, 20 Dec 2012 | 7:48 PM ET
    Iuorio: Market Has Been Buoyant on Plan B

    Discussing how Boehner's "Plan B" proposal and upcoming vote is impacting the markets, with Jim Iuorio, TJM Institutional Services and

  • Awaiting House Vote on 'Plan B'   Thursday, 20 Dec 2012 | 7:40 PM ET
    Awaiting House Vote on 'Plan B'

    It appears the GOP does not have the votes to pass Boehner's "Plan B," with Keith Boykin, Former Clinton White House Aide; Heather Higgins, Independent Women's Voice president; and Ben Jealous, NAACP president & CEO.

  • Higgins: Boehner Needs to Call Obama's Bluff   Thursday, 20 Dec 2012 | 7:30 PM ET
    Higgins: Boehner Needs to Call Obama's Bluff

    Discussing President Obama's position on tax rates, and the state of the fiscal cliff negotiations, with Heather Higgins, Independent Women's Voice president and Keith Boykin, Former Clinton White House Aide.