Closing Bell


  • Apple's trade-in program coming     Tuesday, 27 Aug 2013 | 4:35 PM ET

    Apple plans to launch a trade-in program at a September 10th event, but are there better deals out there? Jim Anderer, former car dealer; and Nicole Markson, AutoEmpowerment, debate the best bet for consumers.

  • The debt limit showdown     Tuesday, 27 Aug 2013 | 4:19 PM ET

    CNBC's John Harwood reports Treasury Secretary Jack Lew said that President Obama will not be negotiating over the debt limit. Should investors be worried about another debt showdown in September? Maya MacGuineas, head of the campaign Fix the Debt, and John Taylor, former Treasury Undersecretary, weigh in.

  • Syria: Impacting the US economy?     Tuesday, 27 Aug 2013 | 4:15 PM ET

    The situation in Syria is impacting oil prices, surging 3 percent today on concerns of potential U.S. military action. Peter Schiff, Euro Pacific Capital, and David Hale of David Hale Global Economics, discuss economic threats.

  • TiVo reports earnings     Tuesday, 27 Aug 2013 | 4:07 PM ET

    Tivo is reporting Q2 loss of ($0.09) ex-items on revenue of $71 million, with CNBC's Julia Boorstin.

  • Stocks close lower on Syria concerns     Tuesday, 27 Aug 2013 | 4:00 PM ET

    Erik Ristuben, Russell Investments; Michael Santoli, Yahoo Finance; Tim Leach, U.S. Bank Wealth Management Group; and CNBC's Rick Santelli discuss if the market's sell-off is a result of imminent U.S. military action in Syria.

  • Markets lose acceleration in final hour     Tuesday, 27 Aug 2013 | 3:50 PM ET

    Fears of imminent U.S. military action against Syria moved the markets lower today. David Darst, Morgan Stanley Wealth Management, and CNBC's Jeff Cox discuss concerns.

  • What's causing the sell-off?     Tuesday, 27 Aug 2013 | 3:47 PM ET

    Alan Valdes, DME Securities, joins to discuss today's market movements. "Underlying numbers were very good today, but uncertainty is weighing on the markets," he says.

  • Impact of Syria intervention     Tuesday, 27 Aug 2013 | 3:36 PM ET

    NBC's Jim Miklaszewski has the latest on Syria as the world awaits President Obama's decision on military action. Michael O'Hanlon, Brookings Institution, and Daniel Serwer, Johns Hopkins discuss what this may mean for the markets.

  • Oil and gold soar on Syrian news     Tuesday, 27 Aug 2013 | 3:32 PM ET

    CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis reports the futures news from the Nymex. Today was the best day of the year for crude.

  • US demands more than $6 billion from JPM     Tuesday, 27 Aug 2013 | 3:27 PM ET

    According to a report, authorities are seeking $6 billion to settle a claim that JPMorgan sent government-backed mortgage companies bad securities. The Financial Times' Tom Braithwaite reports.

  • Nasdaq 100 plummets after hitting 13-year high     Tuesday, 27 Aug 2013 | 3:24 PM ET

    CNBC's Seema Mody reports the tech sector is the worst performing on the Nasdaq due to Apple, Google, and Microsoft.

  • Trading shutdown fallout     Tuesday, 27 Aug 2013 | 3:14 PM ET

    The NYSE and Nasdaq have been pointing blame since last week's 3 hour trading shutdown. The 2 exchanges will meet on September 12th. David Weild, former Nasdaq OMX vice chair, and Chris Nagy, KOR Trading LCC, share what's on line at the meeting.

  • Closing Bell Exchange     Tuesday, 27 Aug 2013 | 3:00 PM ET

    Syria worries are hitting stocks today. Peter Costa, Empire Executions; Todd Schoenberger, LandColt Capital; Joe Duran, United Capital Financial, Lee Partridge, Salient Partners; and CNBC's Rick Santelli discuss the effects U.S. military action in Syria may have on the markets.

  • Decades to pay off school debt—worth it? Monday, 26 Aug 2013 | 6:44 PM ET

    With half of graduates struggling to get full-time employment, people should consider alternatives to a four-year degree, a former secretary of education argues.

  • Kerry: 'Chemical attack undeniable'     Monday, 26 Aug 2013 | 4:56 PM ET

    NBC's Andrea Mitchell has the latest details on the Obama Administration's response to Syria's use of chemical weapons.

  • Treat your app like a brick & mortar store     Monday, 26 Aug 2013 | 4:49 PM ET

    Ayo Omojola, Hipmob, joins to discuss Hipmob and what's driving tech.

  • Is college worth it?     Monday, 26 Aug 2013 | 4:44 PM ET

    William Bennett and Anthony Carnevale of Georgetown University debate the value of higher education. And CNBC's Eamon Javers reports on generations of college debt.

  • What if GE's CEO pulls a 'Ballmer?'     Monday, 26 Aug 2013 | 4:30 PM ET

    What would General Electric's stock do if CEO Jeff Immelt made a planned exit like Microsoft's Steve Ballmer? CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis reports on Microsoft's jump after Ballmer's resignation announcement. Jason Rotman, Lido Isle Advisors; and Doug Sandler, RiverFront Investment, weigh in,

  • Bill Ackman's Pershing Square is to sell its entire 18 percent stake in J.C. Penney. Brian Nagel, Oppenheimer & Co. weighs in.

  • How's the economy really doing?     Monday, 26 Aug 2013 | 4:16 PM ET

    Ahead of GDP estimates and a jobs report, Lindsey Piegza, Sterne Agee, and Andrew Wilkinson, Miller Tabak, join to discuss how the economy is really doing.

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