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CNBC's John Harwood reports the latest details on the "fiscal cliff" stalemate in Washington. And, Mark Luschini, Janney Montgomery Scott, provides insight on how to position your portfolio amid economic and political headwinds.
A look at what's at stake in the "fiscal cliff" chess game being played out on Capitol Hill, with Eric Dinallo, Debevoise & Plimpton partner.
CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis reports on strong performers in the commodities complex this past year. Also, a 2013 outlook on oil, currencies and metals, with Boris Schlossberg, BK Asset Management; Dan Dicker, MercBloc president; and Dan Greenhaus, BTIG chief global strategist.
Workers probably won't feel the full brunt of next year's tax increases in their January paychecks, but don't be fooled.
What to watch ahead of the market open, with Art Cashin, UBS. "We're watching for little signs, like will the Treasury ask companies to change their withholdings," he explains.
Discussing the state of the U.S. markets amid concerns over reaching a fiscal cliff deal before its deadline, with CNBC's Rick Santelli and Scott Nations of NationsShares.
Experts say there are ways to fix Social Security. Politicians just may not like trying to sell those changes to the American people. NBCNews reports.
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.
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.
Forecasting the market action for the holiday week ahead, with Yra Harris, Praxis Trading.
Bill Gross has devised four ways individuals can beat the “wealth tax” –- i.e. higher dividends and capital gains. In an interview with The Daily Ticker he outlines his proposals.
With no deal on January 1st, your taxes are going up, with Mark Tepper, Strategic Wealth Partners; Dean Baker, Center for Economic & Policy Research; and Dan Mitchell, Cato Institute.
New year's revelers could wake up to a hangover of a different sort: new regulations totaling more than 400 across the country.
"We have to find a way to address the spending problem," said House Speaker Boehner, in a press conference on facing the nation's looming "fiscal cliff."
Austan Goolsbee, University of Chicago professor, explains why he thinks we're going over the "fiscal cliff" but is optimistic for a deal next year. Barry Knapp, Barclays, weighs in.
One in five of Americans earning less than $20,000 a year would see a tax hike of $1,070, since Boehner's bill would eliminate deductions for low earners.
Tom Porcelli, RBC Capital Markets chief U.S. economist, explains why he is concerned about expiration of the payroll tax holiday and its near-term damage to the U.S. economy.
That clunker you donated to charity could end up being resold as far away as Southeast Asia, and yielding a write-off as little as $500.
Fiscal cliff negotiations between House Speaker Boehner and President Obama heat up, reports CNBC's John Harwood; and Democratic Strategist Jimmy Williams and Robert Costa of the National Review, weigh in. CNBC's Hampton Pearson also reports the NRA broke its silence on the Newtown tragedy.