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"The markets are looking for a reason to pause," remarked Sarat Sethi, Douglas C. Lane & Associates, discussing how a tapering down of the Fed's bond-buying program will likely impact the markets, and John Silvia, Wells Fargo Securities, weighs in on Bernanke's succession plan.
Some of the top stories trending on Twitter this morning are Jay Leno's interview with President Obama, Mitt Romney's warning for the GOP, and Yahoo's new logo, reports CNBC's Becky Quick.
"This remains a best in class entertainment company," said Anthony DiClemente, Barclays analyst, breaking down the media company's earnings of $1.03 a share on revenues of $11.58 billion, which was a little light due to weakness amid its movie business.
Jed Kolko, Trulia chief economist, breaks down the latest data on home listings and whether it indicates a slowdown in the housing market.
Quirky CEO and founder Ben Kaufman explains how his manufacturing company helps businesses fund the invention process and demonstrates several of this season's top gadgets.
Stephen Cucchiaro, Windhaven Investment Management, provides his play on the precious metal and why he is watching "U.S. long-term real interest rates."
CNBC's Rick Santelli breaks down the shrinking numbers on international trade and weighs in on what it indicates about the economy and its impact on the markets.
Daniel Ernst, Hudson Square Research, provides perspective on investor activism, and whether a spinoff of Sony's entertainment business is a good idea.
Sheila Bair, former chair of the FDIC, explains why she believes Janet Yellen is "the best qualified" person to replace Ben Bernanke as Fed chairman despite a possible "whisper campaign" in Washington against her.
Marcus Lemonis, host of CNBC's "The Profit," talks about his new show and his mission to save small businesses.
Rich Lesser, Boston Consulting Group CEO, explains why he still sees challenges in Brazil, opportunities in China, and is "bullish on Southeast Asia" for the short-term.
Ellen Hughes-Cromwick, Ford Motor Company; Chad Moutray, National Association of Manufacturers, and Steven Szakaly, Cliffs Natural Resources, take a look at how the nation's manufacturing sector is using data to make critical business decisions.
Shaun Donovan, Housing and Urban Development secretary, provides a preview of President Obama's speech on housing later today in Arizona, including the shutdown of Fannie Mae & Freddie Mac and simplifying the mortgage application process.
David Bank, RBC Capital Markets analyst, provides perspective on the changing media landscape, including the ongoing fee battle between CBS and Time Warner Cable, and an overview of earnings this week.
Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos is personally purchasing the newspaper for $250 million, reports CNBC's Julia Boorstin. And Rick Edmonds, Poynter Institute analyst, provides analysis of the future of print media and what Bezos will likely do with the brand.
John Sculley, Misfit Wearables co-founder, and Sunny Vu, Misfit Wearables CEO, discuss the launch of a new wireless fitness device which helps users track activity.
Mark Zuckerberg is working behind the scenes on immigration issues; Google's Sergey Brin paid $330,000 for a lab burger, and a computer glitch caused nationwide airline delays last night, reports CNBC's Becky Quick.
CNBC's Ross Westgate reports on all the market moving events from Europe, as positive earnings from French bank Credit Agricole and upbeat economic data from the United Kingdom helped push stocks into positive territory.
The dream of buying a home won't be possible for all Americans, Housing and Urban Development Secretary Shaun Donovan told CNBC. "We need to recognize that as a country."
There is a "horrible whispering campaign in Washington" against Federal Reserve Vice Chair Janet Yellen for the top job, former FDIC chair Sheila Bair told CNBC.
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