Closing Bell


  • CNBC.com hot list     Wednesday, 4 Dec 2013 | 4:34 PM ET

    CNBC.com's Managing Editor Allen Wastler shares what topics viewers are interested on CNBC.com including Carl Icahn's quest for a $50 billion Apple buyback, dangerous plastic gas cans, and more headaches for Obamacare.

  • White Castle exec on minimum wage debate     Wednesday, 4 Dec 2013 | 4:27 PM ET

    White Castle Vice President Jamie Richardson says if the minimum wage was raised to $15 per hour, this would result in closing more than 200 of the existing 406 restaurants.

  • Pres. Obama pushes for raising minimum wage     Wednesday, 4 Dec 2013 | 4:25 PM ET

    CNBC's John Harwood reports on President Obama's comments on wealth and the minimum wage.

  • Pimco's co-CIO discusses market strategy and how his firm has priced the fixed-income market.

  • Pimco's co-CIO discusses why he praised Jack Bogle's investment philosophy.

  • Where's the investor?     Wednesday, 4 Dec 2013 | 4:08 PM ET

    Nathan Bachrach, The Financial Network Group CEO says the "average investor is not back in the market yet." "Fast Money's" Guy Adami says there are more alternatives in the market than there have ever been.

  • So much money still to be put to work: Pro     Wednesday, 4 Dec 2013 | 4:05 PM ET

    Where stocks are headed, with Carol Roth, author of "The Entrepreneur Equation, and David Sowerby, Loomis Sayles & Co.

  • Taper with forward guidance is good policy: Pro     Wednesday, 4 Dec 2013 | 3:55 PM ET

    CNBC's Bill Griffeth and Jeff Korzenik, Fifth Third Bank, discuss the taper, jobs data and the housing market.

  • Markets punctuated by uncertain policy: Pro     Wednesday, 4 Dec 2013 | 3:51 PM ET

    CNBC's Bob Pisani and Rick Lake, Aston Lake Partners discuss the reasons for today's market fluctuation. Lake says he wants to both buy and take profits.

  • Insider selling spree     Wednesday, 4 Dec 2013 | 3:47 PM ET

    CNBC's Sheila Dharmarajan reports S&P insiders sold off about $7.4 billion worth of stock in November, an 85 percent increase from October.

  • Lazard's Gary Parr: Volcker Rule is too complex     Wednesday, 4 Dec 2013 | 3:39 PM ET

    Gary Parr, Lazard vice chairman, gives his perspective on the complexity of the "Volcker Rule" and talks about the future of Wall Street.

  • Cold weather increases Black Friday sales     Wednesday, 4 Dec 2013 | 3:29 PM ET

    This year's Black Friday was the coldest in more than 20 years. CNBC's Courtney Reagan reports the unusually cold temperatures stimulated consumer buying on Black Friday, particularly with winter apparel.

  • TJ Maxx: Buy or sell?     Wednesday, 4 Dec 2013 | 3:31 PM ET

    Retailer T.J. Maxx is up 46 percent so far this year. CNBC Contributor and TheStreet CIO, Stephanie Link says she is not buying the stock at these levels. Chad Morganlander, Stifel Nicolaus portfolio manager, believes the stock will go higher and is adding to his position.

  • CNBC's David Faber reports famed investor Carl Icahn has called for a shareholder proposal that calls for Apple to buy back $50 billion in stock. His previous request had been for $150 billion.

  • Dodd-Frank was a poorly written law: Pro     Wednesday, 4 Dec 2013 | 3:18 PM ET

    David Lykken, Mortgage Banking Solutions managing partner, and Christopher Thornberg, Beacon Economics principal, debate a specific section of Dodd-Frank that requires lenders to verify borrower's ability to pay back their loan.

  • Wall Street trade group sues government     Wednesday, 4 Dec 2013 | 3:12 PM ET

    CNBC's Kate Kelly reports the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association is suing the CFTC over the rules governing overseas swaps trading.

  • Closing Bell Exchange     Wednesday, 4 Dec 2013 | 3:02 PM ET

    Discussing the market sell off and if it's time to take profits, with Lance Roberts, STA Wealth Management; Jonathan Brodsky, Advisory Research; and CNBC's Jeff Cox and Rick Santelli.

  • Disconnect in October home sales reading     Wednesday, 4 Dec 2013 | 3:01 PM ET

    CNBC's Diana Olick breaks down the surge in new home sales for October and the skepticism surrounding the reading.

  • CNBC.com's hot list     Tuesday, 3 Dec 2013 | 4:52 PM ET

    Allen Wastler, CNBC.com managing editor, reveals which stories are leading the page on CNBC's website. Today, CNBC's Patti Domm encourages investors to "embrace the selloff." Another page favorite includes a look at which countries are the most and least corrupt. And finally, readers are delving into CNBC's Diana Olick's story on mortgages, as interest rates tick up.

  • Doubling minimum wage a mistake: Economist     Tuesday, 3 Dec 2013 | 4:44 PM ET

    Martin Feldstein, Harvard University economics professor, shares his views on how raising the minimum wage to $15 an hour would impact the economy.

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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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