Closing Bell


  • 13 Major League Baseball players have been suspended including Yankee, Alex Rodriguez. CNBC's Mary Thompson reports A-Rod's suspension is for the remainder of the 2013 season as well as the whole 2014 season.

  • CNBC's Maria Bartiromo shares her observation today on the fight over Sony with George Clooney and Dan Loeb.

  • CBS & TWC eyeballing each other     Friday, 2 Aug 2013 | 4:51 PM ET

    CNBC's Julia Boorstin reports the latest on negotiations between CBS and Time Warner Cable. They are debating how much money Time Warner Cable should pay for CBS and Showtime.

  • Weak jobs numbers and the Fed     Friday, 2 Aug 2013 | 4:32 PM ET

    Will weaker than expected jobs data change the dynamic for the Fed's move to slow down stimulus? Randy Kroszner, University of Chicago, provides insight on what the numbers mean to the Fed.

  • A number of U.S embassies will be closed on Sunday due to security concerns, NBC's Pete Williams reports.

  • Egypt prepares for more protests     Friday, 2 Aug 2013 | 4:24 PM ET

    NBC's Ayman Mohyeldin reports the latest from Egypt. Supporters of ousted Egyptian President Morsi continue to protest; and the U.S. embassy in Egypt is closing Sunday and for perhaps longer.

  • Putting the brakes on 'great rotation'?     Friday, 2 Aug 2013 | 4:16 PM ET

    Over $6 billion went into stocks this week and an outflow of $2 billion into bonds. Will money into bonds put a halt on the "great rotation?" CNBC's Jeff Cox and Rick Santelli, weigh in.

  • What is really happening in the economy?     Friday, 2 Aug 2013 | 4:10 PM ET

    Mustafa Mohaterem, General Motors, takes a look at the job picture, and how GM is planning to expand employment. General Motors has created 5,800 jobs so far this year.

  • Acampora on markets: 'Up, up, and away'     Friday, 2 Aug 2013 | 4:01 PM ET

    The Dow has closed in the green for the 6th week in a row. Stephanie Link, The Street; Ralph Acampora, Altaira Ltd.; and Kenny Polcari, O'Neil Securities, discuss where to put money to work in the market following this week's economic data.

  • Is worth it to get in on this market?     Friday, 2 Aug 2013 | 3:50 PM ET

    Is the market trying to interpret when the Fed will back off its bond buying program? David Darst, Stanley Wealth Management, and Chris Wolfe, Merrill Lynch Private Bank, provide insight on what this market is trading on.

  • The state of jobs and the economy     Friday, 2 Aug 2013 | 3:34 PM ET

    Douglas Holtz-Eakin, American Action Forum; Gary Burnison, Korn/Ferry; and former chairman of the Economic Advisors, Laura Tyson, go beyond today's headlines of jobs data.

  • Stocks hold up despite weak jobs report     Friday, 2 Aug 2013 | 3:14 PM ET

    Today's jobs report was disappointing with less than expected numbers. CNBC's Steve Liesman and Rick Santelli discuss what this says about our economy and what the Fed should do next.

  • Closing Bell Exchange     Friday, 2 Aug 2013 | 3:00 PM ET

    Although sitting at all-time highs, job growth still remains an issue. Dave Fleisher, First Trust Financial; John Manley, Wells Fargo Fund Management; Anthony Valeri, LPL Financial; and Anthony Chan, Chase Private Client, discuss how today's job numbers will affect the market.

  • Tomorrow In :30     Thursday, 1 Aug 2013 | 4:53 PM ET

    What to watch in tomorrow's trading session, with Phil Noftsinger, CBIZ Payroll Services; and Greg Sarian, High Tower.

  • Bargains in banking     Thursday, 1 Aug 2013 | 4:47 PM ET

    Anton Schutz, Mendon Capital, says you can buy small and profit big with two names in banking.

  • Bob Benmosche, CEO of AIG, breaks down his company's Q2 earnings. "Dividend is important; it opens up new shareholders to our company," he says. "We had to rewrite part of the 10-Q; we will release it Monday or Tuesday."

  • AIG reports earnings     Thursday, 1 Aug 2013 | 4:23 PM ET

    AIG is reporting Q2 EPS of $1.12 ex-items on revenue of $8.35 billion, with CNBC's Josh Lipton.

  • Clorox has had a unique perspective on the economy not only in the U.S but globally. CEO and chairman, Donald Knauss, discusses what headwinds he sees ahead and expectations for tomorrow's jobs numbers. Globally Knauss says Clorox is "pretty bullish on Latin America."

  • July auto sales rate     Thursday, 1 Aug 2013 | 4:11 PM ET

    CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports auto sales numbers for the month of July are 15.67 million vehicles.

  • Activision reports earnings     Thursday, 1 Aug 2013 | 4:10 PM ET

    Activision is reporting Q2 EPS of $0.08 ex-items on revenue of $608 million, with CNBC's Julia Boorstin.

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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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