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Shah Gilani, the Editor of The Capital Wave Forecast, Money Map Press discusses the key risks to America's recovery momentum and crucial themes for Wall Street going into 2014.
*Cooper Tire falls after Apollo Tyres merger terminated. *Trina Solar climbs after China solar plant deal. NEW YORK, Dec 30- U.S. stocks closed mostly flat on Monday, with the Dow edging up to another record closing high and the S&P 500 index's advance stalling in response to light trading volume and and weaker-than-forecast housing data.
Companies are making headlines after the bell Monday:
Stocks closed little changed on Monday, with the S&P 500 readying for its largest yearly rise since 1997.
Not only has job growth been sluggish, but too many jobs created in recent years have been in low-paying industries. That could change in 2014.
While it's impossible to predict the future, there are some tech trends that are poised to take off in the coming year, experts say.
Chris Baggini, Turner Titan Fund senior portfolio manager, explains why he is not investing in Twitter and the great opportunities at Facebook. Facebook offers a critical mass for advertising, Baggini says. The "Fast Money" traders weigh in.
Some of Monday's midday movers.
Discussing the opportunity Twitter has, and the challenges the company may face ahead, with Ben Schachter, Macquarie analyst. "We think Twitter has a bright future, but the stock got ahead of itself," he says.
CEOs today seem to only be interested in the price of their own stock. They’re failing to invest in jobs and growth, says CNBC's Simon Hobbs.
*Panasonic, Fujifilm, Olympus camera divisions all losing money. TOKYO, Dec 30- Panasonic Corp and Japan's other mid-tier camera makers have a battle on their hands to win over a smartphone "selfie" generation to mirrorless cameras that held such promise when they were launched around five years ago.
For investors in internet stocks, it was a banner year. But the gains haven't been anxiety-free,thanks to memories of the 1999 bubble and bust.
*Textron to buy Beechcraft for $1.4 billion in cash. Shares of Twitter Inc, the social media company that has nearly tripled in value since going public in early November, slid 13 percent to close at $63.75 after investors took profits.
Valuation doesn't matter when a stock has momentum, BTIG's Dan Greenhaus says.
Is Twitter worth its current valuation? Daniel Ernst, Hudson Square research principal, and CNBC's Jon Fortt weigh in.
CNBC's Julia Boorstin breaks down Twitter's soaring momentum.
The "Power Lunch" crew looks at today's top stories, including Twitter's run and the coming advertising campaign for e-cigarettes and a Twitter downgrade.
Art Cashin of UBS talks about why stocks are under pressure today after several sessions of gains.
Twitter remains overvalued and its momentum should dissipate at the beginning of 2014, S&P Capital IQ's Scott Kessler told CNBC.
*Textron to buy Beechcraft for $1.4 billion in cash. Twitter Inc, the social media stock, which has nearly tripled in price since going public in early November, slid 7.1 percent to $68.11 by midday. I think it's normal market behavior at the end of the year, "said Robert Francello, head of equity trading for Apex Capital in San Francisco.