Closing Bell


  • Credit conditions improving: Pro  Wednesday, 5 Mar 2014 | 4:25 PM ET

    Moody's downgraded Chicago's credit rating to just above junk bond status. John Miller, Nuveen Asset Management, sees a muni rally around the corner.

  • WH extends renewals for transitional health plans  Wednesday, 5 Mar 2014 | 4:21 PM ET

    CNBC's Bertha Coombs reports the White House is allowing insurers to extend renewals for current customers in the old, cancelled health care plans.

  • Nardelli: You innovate, or your evaporate  Wednesday, 5 Mar 2014 | 4:13 PM ET

    Discussing opportunities in the economy, and deals in private equity, with former Home Depot CEO Bob Nardelli.

  • Pisani: Financials break out  Wednesday, 5 Mar 2014 | 3:58 PM ET

    CNBC's Bob Pisani discusses strength in financials and the impact of severe weather on the stock market.

  • Every dip bought: Pro  Wednesday, 5 Mar 2014 | 3:50 PM ET

    Discussing today's trading action with, Jordan Waxman, HighTower managing director.

  • Billions of Ukraine aid to land in Russia?  Wednesday, 5 Mar 2014 | 3:44 PM ET

    The U.S. and EU are readying funds to support Ukraine. CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera explains how those funds could end up in Russia.

  • Forget sexy social media: Olstein  Wednesday, 5 Mar 2014 | 3:35 PM ET

    Discussing why he does not invest in widely held social media stocks and providing his best stock plays right now is Robert Olstein of Olstein Capital Management CEO & CIO.

  • Harwood: On a diplomatic track for now  Wednesday, 5 Mar 2014 | 3:31 PM ET

    CNBC's John Harwood reacts to Secretary of State John Kerry's comments on the Ukrainian crisis.

  • Sec. Kerry: Hope ideas lead to de-escalation  Wednesday, 5 Mar 2014 | 3:28 PM ET

    Secretary of State John Kerry discusses the parameters of his discussions with Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov.

  • Secretary of State John Kerry has agreed to continue discussions to help stabilize and overcome the crisis in Ukraine. Kerry also commented on Lebanon saying the U.S. is deeply concerned about security and sovereignty of the people of Lebanon.

  • The new push for nuclear power  Wednesday, 5 Mar 2014 | 3:13 PM ET

    The Nuclear Regulatory Commission recently approved licenses to build four new nuclear reactors. Former New Jersey Governor Christine Todd Whitman, R-N.J., discusses the pros for atomic power.

  • Crude declines on geopolitical fears  Wednesday, 5 Mar 2014 | 3:12 PM ET

    CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the contributing factors to the decline in crude oil prices today.

  • Closing Bell Exchange: Beige Book confirms weather  Wednesday, 5 Mar 2014 | 3:01 PM ET

    Discussing the Fed's Beige Book, jobs and consumer spending, with Susan Fulton, FBB Capital Partners; Nathan Bachrach; Simply Money Advisors; Keith Fitz-Gerald, Money Map Press; David Kudla, Mainstay Capital Management; and CNBC's Steve Liesman and Rick Santelli

  • Teaching kids to code with Play-i  Tuesday, 4 Mar 2014 | 4:56 PM ET

    Saurabh Gupta, Play-i co-founder, discusses the company's robots for young children, designed to introduce them to programming, as well as how much of his own money he put into this company.

  • CNBC's Steve Liesman shares the highlights of his conversation with Sylvia Mathews Burwell, director of the White House Office of Management and Budget, on U.S. fiscal policies, deficit reduction and overseas money.

  • CNBC hot list: Forbes vs. Hurun's rich list  Tuesday, 4 Mar 2014 | 4:42 PM ET

    CNBC.com Managing Editor Allen Wastler reveals which web stories are grabbing readers' attention.

  • Record breaking auto loans  Tuesday, 4 Mar 2014 | 4:35 PM ET

    CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports the average auto loan is now averaging $27,430 according to Experian. The "Closing Bell" panel provides perspective on the data.

  • Bank stocks to double, says Dick Bove Tuesday, 4 Mar 2014 | 5:13 PM ET

    Look for 100 percent increase in shares of financial institutions across the board, banking analyst Dick Bove said.

  • Discussing the short-term impact of the Ukraine conflict to oil, shale gas in the United Kingdon, and its investing strategy in Iran, with Christophe De Margerie, Total S.A. Chairman & CEO.

  • Dick Bove: Banking headed 100% higher  Tuesday, 4 Mar 2014 | 4:17 PM ET

    Dick Bove, vice president of equity research at Rafferty Capital, provides his forecast for financial stocks.

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