Closing Bell


  • CNBC Contributor Ron Insana offers insight on the civil charges against hedge fund founder Steven Cohen by the SEC. Former SEC Chairman Harvey Pitt describes what the outcome for his firm SAC Capital may be. Kayla Tausche, weighs in.

  • NFL Hall of Famer Joe Theismann joins CNBC's Maria Bartiromo at the Century Celebrity Championship Golf Tournament. He weighs in on player safety and the markets. "I"m a lousy trader, but I have some really good investors to protect me," he said, adding that "78 percent of NFL players that leave the game within two years are usually financially destitute or bankrupt."

  • Jonathan Thomas, American Century CEO, discusses where he feels the economy is headed. He also explains where his company's profits go.

  • Cyberattacks on Wall Street     Thursday, 18 Jul 2013 | 4:35 PM ET

    One of the biggest cyberattacks on Wall Street was simulated today. Karl Schimmeck, SIFMA, and Dave Aitel, Immunity, share how the drill called "Quantum Dawn 2" worked.

  • Blackrock's CEO: 'Investors want liquidity'     Thursday, 18 Jul 2013 | 4:20 PM ET

    Larry Fink breaks down Blackrock's second quarter. "We worked with clients to stay the course during tough times" says Fink. He expects "tens of billions to move to unconstrained bond funds."

  • Google reports Q2 earnings     Thursday, 18 Jul 2013 | 4:00 PM ET

    Google is reporting Q2 EPS of $9.56 ex-items on revenue of $14.11 billion, with CNBC's Julia Boorstin.

  • Microsoft reports Q2 earnings     Thursday, 18 Jul 2013 | 4:00 PM ET

    Microsoft is reporting Q4 EPS of $0.66 ex-items on revenue of $19.90 billion, with CNBC's Julia Boorstin.

  • Historic day on Wall Street     Thursday, 18 Jul 2013 | 4:00 PM ET

    Ben Pace of Deutsche Bank, Paul Dietrich of Fairfax Global Markets, and CNBC's Mandy Drury break down markets after the close. Jay Vleeschhouwer of Griffin Securities and Gene Munster of Piper Jaffray look at the tech sector after disappointing earnings from Google and Microsoft.

  • Is the rally here to stay?     Thursday, 18 Jul 2013 | 3:55 PM ET

    Denis Gartman, Gartman Letter, explains why he is still bullish on equities and his expectation for pullbacks ahead.

  • What the 'Dell?'     Thursday, 18 Jul 2013 | 3:47 PM ET

    CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis has the latest Dell twist from Round Rock, TX. Another vote will be held next Wednesday to see if Michael Dell's proposal to take the company private at $13.65 a share will be voted through.

  • Stocks higher as Bernanke eases 'taper' fears     Thursday, 18 Jul 2013 | 3:40 PM ET

    The market seems to like what it is hearing by Ben Bernanke. Greg Ip, The Economist, and CNBC's Steve Liesman and Rick Santelli break down positives in the rally.

  • Peltz and Pepsi     Thursday, 18 Jul 2013 | 3:19 PM ET

    At "Delivering Alpha" Nelson Peltz publicly pushed for Pepsi to acquire Mondelez. Why could this merger be good for Peltz but bad for Pepsi? Jeffrey Sonnenfeld, Yale School of Management, weighs in.

  • In this excerpt from a live interview with CNBC's Maria Bartiromo, NBA Hall of Famer Charles Barkley says he feels sorry that a young person was killed, but he thinks that based on the evidence, the jury was right to acquit George Zimmerman in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin on February 26, 2012, in Sanford, Florida.

  • NBA Hall of Famer Charles Barkley sits down with CNBC's Maria Bartiromo at the Century Celebrity Championship Golf Tournament. "I probably wouldn't bet on myself winning, you got to know your limitations, one of the keys to being successful" Barkley on his odds in the tournament. He also weighs in on the George Zimmerman case.

  • Closing Bell Exchange     Thursday, 18 Jul 2013 | 3:00 PM ET

    With financials leading the rally, and the Dow and S&P an hour away from all-time highs, Ron Muhlenkamp, Muhlenkamp Fund; Tobias Levkovich, Citi; and Eugene Profit, Profit Investment Management, break down today's markets.

  • Tomorrow In :30     Wednesday, 17 Jul 2013 | 4:58 PM ET

    What to watch for in tomorrow's market, with Darren Wolfberg, BNP Paribas; David Seabird, Cowen & Co.; and Steven Rosen, Societe Generale.

  • Rolling Stone under fire     Wednesday, 17 Jul 2013 | 4:53 PM ET

    Rolling Stone Magazine has featured Boson bomber, Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, on their front cover this month. CNBC's Courtney Reagan has the details.

  • Housing by the numbers     Wednesday, 17 Jul 2013 | 4:47 PM ET

    Housing starts are down. How worried should we be? CNBC's Diana Olick has a realty check.

  • Intel cuts revenue forecast amid slump in PC sales Wednesday, 17 Jul 2013 | 5:57 PM ET

    Intel's margins improved but the chip giant cut its full-year revenue forecast amid slumping PC sales and a shift toward tablets and smartphones. Shares fell after-hours.

  • OSU CIO on university investing     Wednesday, 17 Jul 2013 | 4:40 PM ET

    Jonathan Hook, Ohio State University, has the impact of rising rates on student loans, and how to monitor the markets.

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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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