TOKYO— Japanese data on Friday showed a mixed outlook for the world's third-largest economy while a renewed decline in the value of the yen is adding to uncertainty over whether the recovery is gaining ground. By some measures, Japan's economy is on the upswing as share prices surge thanks to exporters profiting from the weak yen. Japan's jobless rate dropped to...» Read More
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.
What to make of the deal between ConAgra Foods and Ralcorp, and its impact on the oil market, with Jeff Kilburg of Killir Kapital. "Brent crude is now the most traded commodity future in the world," he explains.
The OECD slashed its global growth forecasts on Tuesday, warning that the debt crisis in the recession-hit euro zone is the greatest threat to the world economy.
Adam Cole, head of currency strategy at RBC, warns CNBC that Carney's appointment to BoE Governor may not necessarily have the positive effects for sterling that many people anticipate.
Will retail ring in big this year? CNBC's Courtney Reagan; Rebecca Patterson, Bessemer Trust; and William Baldwin, Forbes Investments Strategies, offer insight.
What needs to be done now to ensure the economy does not go over the fiscal cliff, and the odds the House will pass a Senate bill on middle class tax cuts, with Rep. Sander Levin (D-MI).
Alan Krueger, Council of Economic Advisers chairman, says the most important thing to do to help the U.S. economy is to "extend the middle class tax cuts." He also says Social Security is not driving the deficit, and should not be a part of the fiscal cliff talks.