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CNBC's Rick Santelli, talks with Jeff Carter, Pointsandfigures.com about the growing U.S debt problem and why the nation needs to rewrite its tax policies.
Brad Hintz, Sanford C. Bernstein analyst, weighs in on how changing regulations and the looming "fiscal cliff" will impact financials next year.
Brian Belski, BMO Capital Markets, discusses which wild cards investors should be watching in the markets next year.
Can anything be done to prevent going over the "fiscal cliff?" Ed Lazear, Hoover Institution senior fellow, breaks down all the possible scenarios.
CNBC's Bertha Coombs has the numbers on EIA petroleum inventories.
CNBC's Rick Santelli looks at the "good" and "bad" in the housing recovery.
Richard Greenfield, BTIG analyst, discusses the impact of users leaving Instagram in an uproar over privacy issues, and its implication for other social network sites.
"This is the last thing we want to see happen," said Annise Parker, Mayor of Houston, Texas, discussing how a port strike will impact her city. "It's time to move forward to a new agreement," she added.
CNBC's Bertha Coombs and John Woods, JJ Woods & Associates, break down the latest nat gas numbers and discuss the likelihood of additional consumption as the economy edges higher.
CNBC's Hampton Pearson reports many business leaders are now scrambling to prepare for a "fiscal cliff" fall.
Howard Rubel, Jefferies analyst, provides insight on how to play the defense sector.
James Paulsen, Wells Capital Management shares his investment outlook for next year, and reveals which sectors investors should play.
Maya MacGuineas, Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget president, discusses the ramifications of falling off the "fiscal cliff."
CNBC's Rick Santelli has the latest details on the better-than-expected housing numbers.
Retailers are bracing for an influx of returns this holiday season, reports CNBC's Jane Wells.
A feud over container royalties could cost the economy billions, reports CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis.
CNBC's Rick Santelli breaks down the latest numbers on current business activity, and its impact on the markets.
CNBC's Rick Santelli discusses the latest action in the bond market, and the U.S. dollar.
CNBC's Eamon Javers has the latest details on a scheduled meeting between the President and Congressional leaders today. And Peter Andersen, Congress Asset Management Company, shares insight on how to protect your portfolio amid fiscal uncertainty.
Alicia Jao, Head of TravelNerd, explains how consumers can save time and money as they navigate busy airports.
Jim Cramer is host of CNBC's "Mad Money" and co-anchor of the 9 a.m. ET hour of CNBC's "Squawk on the Street."
Carl Quintanilla is an Emmy-winning reporter and co-anchor of CNBC's "Squawk on the Street," broadcast live from the NYSE.
“Squawk on the Street” Co-Anchor
Simon Hobbs co-anchors the 10 a.m. hour of CNBC's "Squawk on the Street" live from the New York Stock Exchange.
Rick Santelli joined CNBC Business News as an on-air editor in 1999, reporting live from the floor of the Chicago Board of Trade.
Sara Eisen is a correspondent for CNBC, focusing on currencies and the global consumer.