Republicans in the House were falling in line behind a two-year budget deal.
Prospects for a farm bill deal by year-end appear dim, although lawmakers insist they're close. The NYT reports.
Settlements for the JPMorgan Chase and Madoff case could possibly involve roughly $2 billion in penalties and a rare criminal action. The NYT reports.
Robert Katz, Vail Resorts, Inc. chairman & CEO, discusses the strong forecast for this year's ski season and if the Winter Olympics have an effect on the industry's bottom.
The Department of Transportation released its October airline review. CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports on the best and worst performers in the airlines industry.
Diane Swonk, Mesirow Financial chief economist & senior managing director, discusses the state of consumer spending and how it is affecting holiday retail earnings reports. CNBC's Steve Liesman provides perspective on the overall economy and the taper.