Closing Bell


  • Markets: Trading on fear or fundamentals?     Thursday, 29 Aug 2013 | 3:50 PM ET

    With possible U.S. military action on Syria looming, Stephen Rosen, HighTower, and Ron Albahary, Threshold Group, discuss what's moving the markets.

  • Fast food workers worth $15/hour?     Thursday, 29 Aug 2013 | 3:36 PM ET

    Hundreds of fast food employees protested today over their pay wage, reports CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis in New York City. Nancy Salgado, Chicago McDonald's cashier; and Andrew Moesel, NY Restaurant Association spokesman, weigh in.

  • Google love triangle     Thursday, 29 Aug 2013 | 3:25 PM ET

    Google co-founder Sergey Brin and his wife are living apart, and Sergey is reportedly involved with a Google employee. CNBC's Jon Fortt and divorce attorney Raoul Felder discuss the impact the split may have on the company's finances.

  • US prepares for action against Syria     Thursday, 29 Aug 2013 | 3:10 PM ET

    NBC's Ayman Mohyeldin provides the latest details from Syria. U.S. officials say a possible strike could be sea-based. And Philip Coyle, Center for Arms Control and Non-Proliferation; and Gen. Barry McCaffrey, MSNBC Military analyst, discuss what's the next move for America.

  • Closing Bell Exchange     Thursday, 29 Aug 2013 | 3:00 PM ET

    Kevin Mahn, Hennion & Walsh Asset Management; John Canally, LPL Financial; James Lowell, Adviser Investments; and CNBC's Rick Santelli discuss what's driving the rally today including Syria and GDP.

  • Tomorrow In :30     Wednesday, 28 Aug 2013 | 4:57 PM ET

    What to watch in tomorrow's trading session, with Steven Rosen, Societe Generale, and Jason Lilly, Rockland Trust.

  • CNBC's Josh Lipton reports Bill Ackman's Pershing Square sold its J.C Penney shares to Citi for $12.60 a share. He bought around $25.

  • Nintendo cuts price of Wii U     Wednesday, 28 Aug 2013 | 4:50 PM ET

    Nintendo hopes to revive its sluggish sales by cutting the price of its Wii U by $50. Reggie Fils-Aime, Nintendo America president and COO, joins to discuss what is behind the price cut.

  • DOJ to unveil program with Swiss banks     Wednesday, 28 Aug 2013 | 4:49 PM ET

    CNBC's Eamon Javers reports the DOJ expects to announce an agreement with the government of Switzerland in which certain Swiss banks could resolve the liability they may be facing in results of hiding American assets. Participating banks will have to provide the U.S. with full disclosure of activities.

  • Ace the class, land the job     Wednesday, 28 Aug 2013 | 4:40 PM ET

    CNBC.com's Kelli Grant, Eric Greenberg of Greenberg Educational and Chad Oakley of Charles Aris explain why certain classes improve job prospects.

  • Cheaper iPhone: Good for Apple?     Wednesday, 28 Aug 2013 | 4:33 PM ET

    Google slashed the price of its Nexus 4 by $100 amid speculation that Apple will launch a low cost iPhone. Todd Haselton, TechnoBuffalo, and CNBC's Jon Fortt discuss the move.

  • Housing recovery slows     Wednesday, 28 Aug 2013 | 4:22 PM ET

    CNBC's Diana Olick discusses if potential changes to mortgage rules will cause lenders to pull back. With Casey Crawford of Movement Mortgage and David Lykken of Mortgage Banking Solutions.

  • World awaits action on Syria     Wednesday, 28 Aug 2013 | 4:00 PM ET

    Tensions with Syria continue as a senior U.S. official tells NBC "we're past the point of no return." CNBC's Eamon Javers has the latest details. And former ambassador Marc Ginsberg, and Barry Pavel, The Atlantic Council, discuss the impact of an attack.

  • Will bad news be good news for the markets?     Wednesday, 28 Aug 2013 | 4:00 PM ET

    With tensions in Syria building; Rich Peterson, S&P Capital IQ; Nathan Bachrach, The Financial Network Group; Peter Anderson, Congress Asset Management; and CNBC's Rick Santelli discuss today's markets.

  • Geopolitical uncertainty     Wednesday, 28 Aug 2013 | 3:53 PM ET

    With military conflict looming, Jeff Levanthal, HighTower, and Michael Dueker, Russell Investments, discuss how the Fed's decision to taper will be affected.

  • Williams-Sonoma reports earnings     Wednesday, 28 Aug 2013 | 3:38 PM ET

    Williams-Sonoma is reporting Q2 EPS of $0.49 on revenue of $982 million, with CNBC's Dominic Chu.

  • Closing Bell Exchange     Wednesday, 28 Aug 2013 | 3:36 PM ET

    Andres Garcia-Amaya, JPMorgan Funds; Jerry Webman, Oppenheimer Funds; and CNBC's Rick Santelli discuss today's market activity.

  • President Obama to speak at MLK speech site     Wednesday, 28 Aug 2013 | 3:00 PM ET

    It has been 50 years since the March on Washington and MLK's iconic "I Have a Dream" speech. CNBC's John Harwood awaits President Obama's speech commemorating Martin Luther King Jr.

  • Tomorrow In :30     Tuesday, 27 Aug 2013 | 4:53 PM ET

    What to watch in tomorrow's trading session, with Bryan Piskorowski, Wells Fargo Advisors, and Kirsten Fraunces, Wedbush Securities.

  • New York Times site down     Tuesday, 27 Aug 2013 | 4:44 PM ET

    CNBC's Julia Boorstin reports the initial assessment by the New York Times confirms the website has likely been brought down due to a malicious external attack.

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  • Anything can happen between the bells of the trading day. But what happens during the last hour could be what matters most. CNBC's "Closing Bell" guides you through the most important hour of the trading day. The show takes a close-up look at how the markets are moving, what's driving them and how investors are reacting. Live coverage includes reports from the Chicago Board of Trade, New York Mercantile Exchange, NASDAQ and the NYSE. Analysts, money managers and CEOs explain their strategies, share opinions, and provide an inside perspective on breaking news stories. In addition, "Closing Bell" provides instant analysis of corporate profit reports, as soon as they break, during the quarterly earning seasons. Features include interviews with entrepreneurs, plus an inside-look at how executives and high-net-worth individuals spend their time and money.

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  • With almost 30 years experience in business television, Bill Griffeth is co-anchor of the 3 p.m. ET hour of CNBC's "Closing Bell."

  • Kelly Evans

    Kelly Evans is an on-air correspondent, reporting across CNBC's business day programming. She is co-anchor of CNBC's "Squawk on the Street."

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