Closing Bell


  • Robert Hager, NBC special correspondent and aviation specialist, discusses the lack of evidence in the missing Malaysia Flight 370 investigation.

  • Time to make headway on variable rate debt: Pro  Wednesday, 19 Mar 2014 | 4:35 PM ET

    Greg McBride, Bankrate.com senior financial analyst, discusses the Federal Reserve's tapering process and interest rates. CNBC's Sharon Epperson and Nathan Bachrach, Financial Network Group provides perspective.

  • SAC hires data firm to ensure compliance  Wednesday, 19 Mar 2014 | 4:33 PM ET

    CNBC's Kate Kelly reports SAC Capital has hired Palantir to improve compliance and monitor its employees. Palantir is CIA backed and has previously conducted a pilot program at SAC.

  • Cramer: 'No place' for rationality  Wednesday, 19 Mar 2014 | 4:28 PM ET

    "Mad Money's" Jim Cramer explains why he is "so old school" when it comes to the market.

  • Might Fed allow balance sheet to decline naturally?  Wednesday, 19 Mar 2014 | 4:19 PM ET

    Former Federal Reserve Governor Randy Kroszner, and Jan Haatzius, Goldman Sachs chief economist, parse what, exactly, Janet Yellen said during her press conference.

  • eBay refutes Icahn charges  Wednesday, 19 Mar 2014 | 4:14 PM ET

    Activist investor Carl Icahn sent a statement to eBay earlier suggesting they spin off 20 percent of PayPal. CNBC's Jon Fortt has the details, as well as eBay's response.

  • Santelli wants 'steak and potatoes' from Fed  Wednesday, 19 Mar 2014 | 4:00 PM ET

    Dissecting the market's reaction to the FOMC statement, with CNBC's Rick Santelli; "Fast Money's" Stephanie Link; Michael Forman, Franklin Square CEO; and Nathan Bachrach, Simply Money Advisors CEO.

  • Still a traders market: Pro  Wednesday, 19 Mar 2014 | 3:58 PM ET

    Discussing Wednesday's market selloff on the Fed's hint of a rise in interest rates, with Greg Sarian, HighTower managing director; Quincy Krosby, Prudential Financial market strategist; and CNBC's Bob Pisani.

  • Massive bubble inflating on Wall Street: Expert  Wednesday, 19 Mar 2014 | 3:50 PM ET

    David Stockman, former OMB Director under President Reagan, explains his views on tapering , the economy and why he think there is a massive bubble emerging on Wall Street.

  • Yellen 'spooked' market with 6-month gap  Wednesday, 19 Mar 2014 | 3:32 PM ET

    Discussing the impact Janet Yellen's statement on interest rates had on the stock market, with Fed Governor Mark Olsen; Matthew Slaughter, Dartmouth College; Diane Swonk, Mesirow Financial; David Zervos; and CNBC's Steve Liesman.

  • Closing Bell Exchange: Yellen's tapering timetable  Wednesday, 19 Mar 2014 | 3:32 PM ET

    Discussing Janet Yellen's statement that there could be a 6 month gap before rate hikes after bond buying begins, with Former Fed Governor Mark Olson; Matthew Slaughter, Dartmouth College; Diane Swonk, Mesirow Financial; and David Zervos, Jefferies.

  • Fed's Yellen: Fiscal policy a headwind to recovery  Wednesday, 19 Mar 2014 | 3:18 PM ET

    Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen discusses the slow economic recovery and explains why the economy has not created more jobs.

  • Yellen: Long-term unemployment exceptionally high  Wednesday, 19 Mar 2014 | 3:13 PM ET

    Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen explains what indicators she watches that are relevant in assessing the labor market.

  • Yellen: Labor market & inflation taper cues  Wednesday, 19 Mar 2014 | 3:09 PM ET

    Fed Chair Janet Yellen explains the conditions that must be present for the Fed to continue tapering the pace of asset purchases.

  • Fed's Yellen on inflation & unemployment  Wednesday, 19 Mar 2014 | 3:03 PM ET

    Fed Chair Janet Yellen describes the balanced approach the Fed will take to unemployment and inflation. We will tolerate inflation running a little over 2 percent, before moving the federal funds rate off zero, Yellen said.

  • Yellen: Weather important, but not only factor  Wednesday, 19 Mar 2014 | 3:02 PM ET

    Fed Chair Janet Yellen answers how the weather versus a fundamental weakness in the economy contributed to slower economic growth.

  • CNBC's Sharon Epperson reports on the financial preparedness of Americans for retirement.

  • CNBC.com hot list: Retirement confidence on rise  Tuesday, 18 Mar 2014 | 4:45 PM ET

    CNBC.com Managing Editor Allen Wastler reports Microsoft Office's availability for iPads, retailers Michael Kors and Kate Spade, and rising retirement confidence are the hottest topics on CNBC.com.

  • Adobe comments on early release of earnings  Tuesday, 18 Mar 2014 | 4:35 PM ET

    CNBC's Jon Fortt reports an internal error was responsible for the early release of Adobe's earnings on its website.

  • O'Leary: When do you stop looking for this plane?  Tuesday, 18 Mar 2014 | 4:35 PM ET

    Greg Feith, former NTSB investigator, discusses the recurrent training procedures airline pilots have to undergo every year to continue to fly. "Shark Tank's" Kevin O'Leary weighs in on the missing Malaysia flight.

About Closing Bell

  • 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 co-anchor of CNBC's "Closing Bell."

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