Closing Bell


  • Pres. Obama authorizes sanctions  Thursday, 6 Mar 2014 | 4:45 PM ET

    CNBC's John Harwood reports President Obama proposed the Crimea referendum violates international law.

  • Liam Dalton, Axiom Capital CIO & Chairman, discuses growth stocks, stock splits, and his expectations for Priceline.com and PepsiCo. "The effects in stock splits are not what they once were," he says.

  • Ron Unz's push for $12/hour minimum wage  Thursday, 6 Mar 2014 | 4:20 PM ET

    Higher Wages Alliance Chairman Ron Unz, makes the case for a higher minimum wage in California. CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera pushes back.

  • Gartman: Baltic freight getting stronger  Thursday, 6 Mar 2014 | 4:18 PM ET

    How the Fed and investors are weighing commodity and economic data, with Lindsey Piegza, Sterne Agee, Dennis Gartman of The Gartman Letter; and Greg Ip, The Economist.

  • Economist: Fed thinks it's all weather  Thursday, 6 Mar 2014 | 4:14 PM ET

    Anticipating Friday's jobs data, with Lindsey Piegza, Sterne Agee, Dennis Gartman of The Gartman Letter; and Greg Ip, The Economist.

  • Corporate profits improving: Pro  Thursday, 6 Mar 2014 | 3:54 PM ET

    Where the markets stand ahead of jobs data, with Dan Veru, Palisade Capital Management, and Mark Minervini, Minervini Private Access founder.

  • Bitcoin's seen better days  Thursday, 6 Mar 2014 | 3:34 PM ET

    CNBC's Jeff Cox runs through the timeline for bitcoin's life, from the digital currency's first transaction to Mt.Gox's bankruptcy filing.

  • Lost faith in bitcoin: Roose  Thursday, 6 Mar 2014 | 3:34 PM ET

    Discussing what happened to bitcoin, and whether it's "damaged goods," with Kevin Roose, author of "Young Money," and Stephen Pair, BitPay co-founder.

  • Facebook business profitable: Analyst  Thursday, 6 Mar 2014 | 3:20 PM ET

    Brian Evans, Bond Street Wealth Management, is cautious on Facebook, while Anthony DiClemente, Nomura senior analyst, expects more upside from the stock.

  • Trouble spots for retail  Thursday, 6 Mar 2014 | 3:18 PM ET

    Discussing which retailers are experiencing weaker sales amid bad winter weather, with CNBC's Courtney Reagan, and Evan Gold, Planalytics.

  • Retailers blame margin pressure  Thursday, 6 Mar 2014 | 3:17 PM ET

    Many retailers are indicating a pick-up in sales in recent weeks, reports CNBC's Courtney Reagan.

  • Touchstone cancels GS Elevator book publication  Thursday, 6 Mar 2014 | 3:09 PM ET

    Touchstone has cancelled its publication of the Goldman elevator book "Straight to Hell," reports CNBC's Andrew Ross Sorkin.

  • Discussing what can encourage the retail investor to get back into the market, with Margie Patel, Wells Fargo Funds Management; Jim Lowell, Adviser Investments CIO; and Ken Moraif, Money Matters.

  • Rep. Cummings to Rep. Issa: What are you hiding?  Wednesday, 5 Mar 2014 | 4:43 PM ET

    CNBC's John Harwood reports on how the IRS hearing went wrong Wednesday. Rep. Darrell Issa (R-CA) found Lois Lerner pleading the 5th, and ended the hearing. Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-MD) called Issa's investigation "one-sided."

  • Chertoff: Smart cards a step forward  Wednesday, 5 Mar 2014 | 4:38 PM ET

    Former Secretary for the Department of Homeland Security Michael Chertoff, discusses risks to the retail sector as consumers use mobile devices more and more.

  • Former Secretary for the Department of Homeland Security Michael Chertoff, discusses the security risks with the U.S. energy grids.

  • 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.

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