Closing Bell


  • Direct messaging: Instagram game changer?     Thursday, 12 Dec 2013 | 3:46 PM ET

    As Instagram rolls out direct messaging, CNBC's Jon Fortt discusses the shift in how consumers are communicating with photos. This about targeting who you want to talk to at any given moment, says Fortt.

  • Olstein: Bezos doesn't know who he works for     Thursday, 12 Dec 2013 | 3:34 PM ET

    Famed fund investor Bob Olstein, Olstein Capital Management chairman and CIO, explains why rising interest rates will boost stocks and weighs in on the internet space and Amazon's revenue fundamentals.

  • There is no rush to buy Hilton: Pro     Thursday, 12 Dec 2013 | 3:25 PM ET

    Hilton's stock spiked after its $20 IPO. David Sowerby, Loomis Sayles, says there is great opportunity in Hilton and the sector. Michael Santoli, Yahoo Finance, says Hilton is not a compelling value.

  • The 'negative' pre-announcements game     Thursday, 12 Dec 2013 | 3:15 PM ET

    Discussing if investors should be concerned with the escalation in "negative" pre-announcements on earnings, with CNBC.com Finance Editor Jeff Cox and Nick Raich, Earnings Scout. Cox says companies have to accept the taper reality and adjust their expectations.

  • Closing Bell Exchange     Thursday, 12 Dec 2013 | 3:02 PM ET

    Discussing if now is the time to take profits amid Federal Reserve taper talk, with Heather Hughes, SunAmerica Funds; CNBC Contributor Michael Yoshikami; Sam Stovall, S&P Capital IQ; Jonathan Brodsky, Advisory Research; and CNBC's Rick Santelli.

  • Cashless society: A huge threat to our freedom Thursday, 12 Dec 2013 | 7:00 AM ET

    The idea of a cashless society could be one of the greatest threats to freedom in human history, said Signature Bank chairman Scott Shay.

  • Hilton has cleaned up balance sheets: Pro     Wednesday, 11 Dec 2013 | 4:49 PM ET

    Hilton prices upsized IPO at $20 per share. CNBC's Simon Hobbs and CNBC contributor Andrew Busch weigh in on the big-name offering.

  • CNBC.com hot list     Wednesday, 11 Dec 2013 | 4:45 PM ET

    CNBC.com Managing Editor Allen Wastler reports a possible end to jobless benefits, David Stockman, and taxes are the most popular topics among CNBC.com readers today.

  • CNBC's Jane Wells and Brian Sullivan tour two $1 million homes. Superbroker Dolly Lenz chooses the home in Huntington Beach, Calif.

  • Like equity market: CalSTRS CIO     Wednesday, 11 Dec 2013 | 4:32 PM ET

    Christopher Ailman, CalSTRS CIO, explains why he will be tilting more towards non-U.S equities going into 2014.

  • Safe to invest in Russia?     Wednesday, 11 Dec 2013 | 4:24 PM ET

    Discussing Vladimir Putin's role in Russia's economy, and whether it's safe to invest there, with CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera, who talks to Kirill Dmitriev, Russian Direct Investment Fund CEO.

  • Retail investors back in 2014: Pro     Wednesday, 11 Dec 2013 | 4:15 PM ET

    Why 2014 will be a better year than 2013, with Jeffrey Kleintop, LPL Financial chief market strategist. Kleintop also shares his opinions on buybacks.

  • Economy supportive of taper: Pro     Wednesday, 11 Dec 2013 | 4:07 PM ET

    Kenny Polcari of O'Neil Securities says the market has decided that the taper will happen. "Fast Money" contributor Steve Grasso, Nathan Bachrach of The Financial Network Group, and CNBC contributors Stephanie Link and Andrew Busch weigh in.

  • Hilton on par with Marriott: Pro     Wednesday, 11 Dec 2013 | 4:04 PM ET

    CNBC contributor Andrew Busch says Hilton has "dramatically cleaned itself up."

  • Hilton to price IPO at $20 per share     Wednesday, 11 Dec 2013 | 4:01 PM ET

    CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports Hilton will price its IPO at $20 per share, and is looking at a "modest" increase in number of shares it sells.

  • Market would welcome a prudent move: Pro     Wednesday, 11 Dec 2013 | 3:55 PM ET

    CNBC's Scot Wapner and Terry Dolan, Benjamin & Jerold Brokerage CEO, discuss inflation, interest rates and tapering. Dolan says the Fed is over-committed to its non-tapering stance.

  • CNBC's Bob Pisani and David Darst, Morgan Stanley Wealth Management chief investment strategist, discuss what roll the small caps are playing in today's market sell off and what a December taper means.

  • The rich pay all the taxes     Wednesday, 11 Dec 2013 | 3:39 PM ET

    CNBC's Jane Wells reads the fine print of the Congressional Budget Office report and reveals the CBO broke the country into five tiers of wage earners. The top 20 percent pay nearly 93 percent of all income taxes, according to the report. At the same time, their incomes are growing far faster than everyone else.

  • Budget deal leaves out the big issues     Wednesday, 11 Dec 2013 | 3:34 PM ET

    Congressional negotiators have reached a bipartisan budget compromise. CNBC's John Harwood and Maya MacGuineas, head of the campaign to fix the debt, discuss if the far left and far right of each party will sign off on the deal.

  • Madoff victims: Five years later     Wednesday, 11 Dec 2013 | 3:14 PM ET

    CNBC's Scott Cohn looks back at the Bernie Madoff ponzi scheme and reports on the latest efforts to recoup the lost assets of his victims.

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