Closing Bell


  • Brian Stutland of Stutland Volatility Group, looks at how options traders are betting on General Electric on news of a spin-off of its consumer finance arm.

  • The college experience: Worth the cost?     Friday, 30 Aug 2013 | 4:43 PM ET

    The price of higher education keeps rising, while the jobs picture remains bleak. Swainson Gill, senior at Iona College; Kelsie Blazier, a junior at New York University; and Jeffrey Selingo of The Chronicle of Higher Education discuss.

  • Awaiting Obama's decision on Syria     Friday, 30 Aug 2013 | 4:34 PM ET

    NBC's Ayman Mohyeldin reports mixed reactions from Syria following John Kerry and President Obama's statements. Rep. Eliot Engel, (D-NY), explains why he is urging an attack on Syria and feels the President is handling the situation well.

  • September: Worst month for stocks?     Friday, 30 Aug 2013 | 4:22 PM ET

    Since 1950, September has been the worst month for stocks. Can the historical trend be broken? Harry Dent, "Survive and Prosper" Newsletter, and Gina Sanchez, Chantico Global, weigh in.

  • What's next for US and Syria     Friday, 30 Aug 2013 | 4:12 PM ET

    CNBC's John Harwood provides what may be next for U.S. involvement in Syria. John Bussey, Wall Street Journal, and Ed Husain, Council on Foreign Relations, weigh in.

  • August closes as worst month of 2013     Friday, 30 Aug 2013 | 4:02 PM ET

    With the worst month in the rear view mirror, Stephanie Link, TheStreet.com; Ralph Acampora, Altaira; Lance Roberts, Street Talk Advisors; and Joe Bell, Schaeffer's Investment Research, discuss where the markets will go.

  • Nasdaq faring better overall     Friday, 30 Aug 2013 | 4:01 PM ET

    With defense stocks in focus, CNBC's Seema Mody breaks down the Nasdaq's week.

  • Dow on track for 4th week losing streak     Friday, 30 Aug 2013 | 3:50 PM ET

    With tapering, a new Fed chair ahead, and Syria looming, Stephanie Link, TheStreet.com, and Ben Willis, Albert Fried & Co, break down the markets.

  • CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis breaks down how oil and energy ended the week. And Chris Faulkner, Breitling Oil and Gas CEO, joins to discuss Syria's impact on oil and energy.

  • Apple's trade-in program     Friday, 30 Aug 2013 | 3:26 PM ET

    Apple launched its nationwide trade-in program today; CNBC's Jon Fortt has the latest.

  • The impact of a strike on Syria     Friday, 30 Aug 2013 | 3:16 PM ET

    NBC's Ayman Mohyeldin reports from Syria following John Kerry and President Obama's statements on Syria. And Micheal O'Hanlon, Brookings; and former Army captain Michael Breen of Truman National Security Project; discuss the impact of a U.S. strike in Syria with only the U.S. and France on board.

  • NBC's Jim Miklaszewski has the latest following President Obama's comments on Syria. Miklaszewski says "advanced preparations for military strikes against Syria are underway in the Pentagon."

  • Closing Bell Exchange     Friday, 30 Aug 2013 | 3:00 PM ET

    After comments from President Obama on striking Syria, Rob Morgan, Fulcrum Securities; David McAlvany, David McAlvany Financial Group; Kevin Caron, Stifel Nicolaus; and CNBC's Rick Santelli, discuss the impact on the markets.

  • Tomorrow In :30     Thursday, 29 Aug 2013 | 4:53 PM ET

    What to watch in tomorrow's trading session, with Jimmy Lee, Strategic Wealth Associates; Matthew Roddy, Rockland Trust; and Tim Rood, Collingwood Group.

  • How to get a job without a college degree?     Thursday, 29 Aug 2013 | 4:47 PM ET

    Tony Lee, Careercast.com; and Doug Belkin, Wall Street Journal, share well-paying job options for those who decide to not attend college. And CNBC's Mary Thompson reports on entrepreneurs finding investors and investment ideas at their alma mater.

  • TD to begin exploring merging branches     Thursday, 29 Aug 2013 | 4:39 PM ET

    Shares of TD rose today after reporting better than expected earnings. Ed Clark, CEO and president of TD Bank, discusses talks of merging branches to cut costs. "TD is putting a number of new branches in NYC, and we set a target by 2016 that we'll be the number 3 bank there" he says.

  • RBC reports record earnings     Thursday, 29 Aug 2013 | 4:21 PM ET

    Royal Bank of Canada is up 1 percent today after increasing its dividend by 6 percent. CEO Gordon Nixon joins to discuss a successful Q3 and what is next for the Canadian bank.

  • UN inspectors continue their chemical investigation in Syria for the 3rd day, reports NBC's Ayman Mohyeldin. And Jon Alterman, Center for Strategic and International Studies; and David Gordon, Eurasia Group, discuss the impact Syria could have on the U.S. economy.

  • Jobs more important to Fed than GDP: Pro     Thursday, 29 Aug 2013 | 4:01 PM ET

    Heather Hughes, SunAmerica Funds; Greg Ip, The Economist; and Dennis Gartman, The Gartman Letter, discuss markets with tapering in question on Syrian concerns.

  • 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.

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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."

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    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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