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Brett Giroir, M.D.,Texas A&M University, discusses how he helps identify and recruit companies to set up shop in Texas, with Gov. Rick Perry, (R-TX).
Dick Armey, former House Majority Leader (R-TX), weighs in on the "fiscal cliff" stalemate in Washington, and why lawmakers have yet to reach an agreement on taxes and spending.
Padhraic Garvey, head of developed market at ING Bank tells CNBC that it has been a fantastic few months for Spanish yields and if they continue to stay low there is no reason for Spain to ask for help.
Shawn Matthews, CEO of Cantor Fitzgerald, told Squawk Box that he believes taxes will go higher for wealthier Americans as part of a fiscal cliff deal. But he maintained that companies need to "drive us out" of debt and fuel growth in the U.S. economy. "Government is not the solution," he said.
Bank of America CEO Brian Moynihan explains the business behind bank fees and how customers can avoid some of them in an exclusive interview with "Squawk Box's" Becky Quick.
Christopher Whalen, Tangent Capital Partners, and Dan Greenhaus, BTIG chief global strategist, discuss the implications of going over the fiscal cliff, and provide an outlook on the markets next year.
CNBC's Kayla Tausche reports talks have dissolved between Legg Mason and JPMorgan's Staley over CEO role.
Is the economy going over the "cliff?" Drew Matus, UBS senior U.S. economist, provides perspective ahead of key employment data due out this morning and Friday.
Bank of America CEO Brian Moynihan said "fiscal cliff" uncertainty has already hurt 2013 business spending and said the failure to reach a resolution presents not only a near-term recession risk, but also the possibility of longer negative effects.
Jordan Thomas, former Assistant Director of Enforcement at the Securities and Exchange Commission, discusses the SEC's probe of Deutsche Bank.
CNBC's Steve Liesman takes a look at how many Americans are aware of the "fiscal cliff" and what the odds are of finding a solution, from CNBC's "All America Survey."
"The Optimism Index among manufacturers has plummeted from 88 percent in the first quarter of this year, to about 51 percent," explains Jay Timmons, National Association of Manufacturers president & CEO, discussing how fiscal cliff uncertainty is impacting the manufacturing industry.
"Worries tend to go to the dollar," said Joseph Trevisani, Worldwide Markets, weighing in on the best way to play the currency market; and Kevin Book, ClearView Energy Partners, explains what's driving energy prices.
CNBC's Robert Frank explains why some companies are racing to beat a tax hike by paying dividends before December 31st.
The only way to solve America's debt crisis and bring certainty to Wall Street and the business community is to go over the fiscal cliff, said former Vermont Governor Howard Dean.
Gov. Rick Perry, (R-TX), shares his final thought on whether he is going to run in 2016. "I have a legislative session in front of me, and a state that is going to continue to lead the country," he says.
Dominic Rossi, chief investment officer at Fidelity Worldwide Investment, tells CNBC that despite the economic turmoil throughout 2012 both equities and bonds are performing relatively well.
In an exclusive interview with "Squawk Box's" Becky Quick, Bank of America CEO Brian Moynihan talks about his concerns and solutions to the U.S. spending and debt crisis.
"I detect the first signs of people shifting more towards Europe than the U.S.," said Jim O'Neill, Goldman Sachs Asset Management chairman, explaining how the looming "fiscal cliff" is impacting global investors.
Ric Deverell, director & head of commodities research at Credit Suisse, tells CNBC that people are buying the idea of a more stable outlook for the global economy if the fiscal cliff can be resolved.
Kernen is co-anchor of "Squawk Box,"and is based in CNBC's global headquarters in Englewood Cliffs, N.J.
Based at CNBC's global headquarters, Quick is co-anchor of "Squawk Box," CNBC's signature morning program.
Sorkin is a co-anchor of "Squawk Box," a financial columnist for the New York Times and the editor of NYT's DealBook.