SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico— Puerto Rico's unemployment rate has dropped slightly as the U.S. territory struggles to emerge from a nearly decade-long economic slump. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics says the unemployment rate was 14 percent in October, compared to 14.1 percent in September. In October of last year, the rate was 14.9 percent.» Read More
Many millionaires are racing to take as much income as they can before the year is over to avoid possible tax hikes in 2013, reports CNBC's Robert Frank.
How to invest amid uncertainty and fiscal cliff worries, with Craig Hodges, Hodges Fund; Michael Cuggino, Permanent Portfolio Family of Funds; and CNBC's Jeff Cox.
Without a deal, automatic spending cuts and higher taxes will kick in on January 1, 2013. Rep. Charles Rangel (D-NY) weighs in..
What's moving the markets, and how to play it, with Todd Buchholz, Former White House economic adviser; Christian Thwaites, Sentinel Investment; CNBC contributor Ron Insana and Rick Santelli.
CNBC's Sharon Epperson speaks to Dr. Fatih Birol, IEA chief economist, who expects the U.S. to be the world's largest oil producer by 2017.
The wealthy are doing a lot of income management right now ahead of potential tax hikes in 2013. CNBC's Robert Frank has the details.
Checking on the state of the markets, with independent trader Kenny Polcari and CNBC's Bob Pisani.
Discussing how the markets are reacting to New York Fed president William Dudley's comments on the fiscal cliff, with Jeff Kilburg, Killir Kapital Management.
Independent trader Kenny Polcari forecasts market volatility for the rest of the year.
New home sales dropped slightly in October, and Barbara Corcoran, Real Estate Mogul & NBC Real Estate Contributor, weighs in on the housing recovery. "The housing market is stronger than people think it is," she says.
CNBC's John Harwood offers an update on the meeting between President Obama, VP Joe Biden and CEOs; and Mike Harris, Campbell, explains why running from the market isn't the best idea right now.
Discussing his company's acquisition of Warnaco, and expectations for the holiday season, with PVH Corp CEO Manny Chirico.
What to expect from tomorrow's trading session, with Kevin Cummins, UBS; Michael James, Wedbush; and Scott Wren, Wells Fargo Advisors.
Just how happy are citizens and business owners with the way their elected representatives are handling the fiscal cliff threat? CNBC's John Harwood travels to John Boehner's district in Ohio to find out.
Some of the major players in the defense industry are hoarding cash amid fears of going over the fiscal cliff, which would mean major cuts to defense spending. Howard Rubel, Jefferies aerospace and defense analyst, and Patrick McCarthy, FBR Capital Markets senior defense analyst, offer insight.
A host of companies have rushed to issue special dividends or pay them early in order to avoid higher taxes next year. Carol Roth, author of "The Entrepreneur Equation," and Jason Trennert, Strategas Research Partners, discuss whether it's pre-mature to make such a move.
Forecasting how fiscal cliff concerns might play out in 2013's market, with CNBC's Jeff Cox; Liz Ann Sonders, Charles Schwab; and Steve Grasso, Stuart Frankel.
CNBC's Bill Griffeth takes a close look at portfolios put together in the event the U.S. hits or avoids the fiscal cliff. Jason Trennert, Strategas Research Partners, and Peter Costa, Empire Executions, weigh in.
Taking a closer look at what lawmakers could cut, and by how much, with CNBC's Eamon Javers. Rep. Raul Grijalva (D-AZ) explains why he is willing to go over the cliff rather than make a bad deal.
Discussing how Greece's new debt deal and fiscal cliff fears are impacting the markets, with independent trader Kenny Polcari.