Closing Bell


  • CNBC.com hot list: Playing hooky excuses   Friday, 16 May 2014 | 4:40 PM ET
    CNBC.com hot list: Playing hooky excuses

    CNBC.com Managing Editor Allen Wastler says a story by Robert Frank on the wealthy; President Obama's message to India's new Prime Minister, and the best and worse excuses for calling in sick are the hottest topics on CNBC.com.

  • NY Times' firing sparks new equal pay debate   Friday, 16 May 2014 | 4:32 PM ET
    NY Times' firing sparks new equal pay debate

    "Meet the Press" moderator David Gregory weighs in on the firing of New York Times executive editor Jill Abramson.

  • Rio Tinto CEO: Lowest cost operator in world   Friday, 16 May 2014 | 4:27 PM ET
    Rio Tinto CEO: Lowest cost operator in world

    Sam Walsh, Rio Tinto CEO, discusses how commodity prices and infrastructure innovation contribute to sustainable global growth.

  • GM slapped with record fine   Friday, 16 May 2014 | 4:14 PM ET
    GM slapped with record fine

    CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports on General Motors' big settlement with the transportation department over its defective ignition switches.

  • Afraid GM tainted brand: Pro   Friday, 16 May 2014 | 4:11 PM ET
    Afraid GM tainted brand: Pro

    Peter M. De Lorenzo, Autoextremist.com, makes the case for splitting up General Motors into separate companies. CNBC's Phil LeBeau provides insight.

  • Markets will be volatile: Pro   Friday, 16 May 2014 | 4:01 PM ET
    Markets will be volatile: Pro

    Discussing today's market activity, with Steve Wood, Russell Investments; Ylan Mui, The Washington Post; and Chris Whalen, Kroll Bond Rating Agency.

  • Protests erupt in Turkey   Friday, 16 May 2014 | 3:50 PM ET
    Protests erupt in Turkey

    CNBC's Kelly Evans reports police have unleashed water cannons on protesters following the death of about 284 coal miners in Turkey.

  • Pisani: Concerned about VIX   Friday, 16 May 2014 | 3:50 PM ET
    Pisani: Concerned about VIX

    Discussing what lead to confusion in today's trading session and the fear level in the market, with CNBC's Bob Pisani, and Michael Block, Rhino Trading Partners.

  • Stocks vs. bonds: Better buy right now?   Friday, 16 May 2014 | 3:42 PM ET
    Stocks vs. bonds: Better buy right now?

    What are investors to do when stocks get hammered and bond yields sink? CNBC's Seema Mody makes the case for stocks and Dominic Chu fights for bonds.

  • Genworth CEO outlook for housing   Friday, 16 May 2014 | 3:36 PM ET
    Genworth CEO outlook for housing

    Thomas McInerney, Genworth Financial president and CEO, gives his take on the housing recovery and assesses the mortgage market. The mortgage market is driven by employment and there has been slower employment growth than we like, McInerney said.

  • Best way to play India   Friday, 16 May 2014 | 3:28 PM ET
    Best way to play India

    Newly elected Prime Minister Narendra Modi, is generating a lot of enthusiasm about India's stock market. Paul Christopher, Wells Fargo Advisors, and Chris Konstantinos, Riverfront Investment Group, discuss if new leadership will be a boon for the Indian economy.

  • Monitoring mega investor behavior   Friday, 16 May 2014 | 3:17 PM ET
    Monitoring mega investor behavior

    Harvey Pitt, Kalorama Partners CEO & former SEC chairman, discusses the herding behavior and "conscience parallelism" of mega investors and if their investment trends warrant investigation.

  • Mega investors buy same stocks   Friday, 16 May 2014 | 3:16 PM ET
    Mega investors buy same stocks

    Billionaire investors like Warren Buffett and Dan Loeb have filed disclosures about their holdings. CNBC's Dominic Chu takes a look at some similarities.

  • Closing Bell Exchange: Housing game changer   Friday, 16 May 2014 | 3:02 PM ET
    Closing Bell Exchange: Housing game changer

    Discussing today's quiet trading session and the future of U.S. housing, with Jeff Taylor, Digital Risk; Ben Willis, Princeton Securities; and CNBC's Rick Santelli.

  • How world leaders can spur growth: Rio Tinto CEO Friday, 16 May 2014 | 11:11 AM ET
    Cass Scenic Railroad State Park, West Virginia

    As a global business, Rio Tinto CEO Sam Walsh AO offers this advice to world leaders for how to spur growth.

  • Where bears got their marching orders: Pros Thursday, 15 May 2014 | 6:47 PM ET
    Statues of a bear and a bull outside the Frankfurt Stock Exchange

    Investors moved into Treasurys in a big way on Thursday, and that signaled selling on Wall Street, market professionals told CNBC.

  • David Tepper is right, use caution: Michael Farr Thursday, 15 May 2014 | 5:04 PM ET
    Trader on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Noted hedge-fund manager David Tepper is right to be nervous about this market, investment manager Michael Farr told CNBC Thursday.

  • Different approach to Bitcoin   Thursday, 15 May 2014 | 4:52 PM ET
    Different approach to Bitcoin

    Halsey Minor, Bitreserve founder, explains how Bitreserve.org plans to make Bitcoin a safe and viable currency.

  • FCC steps toward tiered Net   Thursday, 15 May 2014 | 4:47 PM ET
    FCC steps toward tiered Net

    The FCC voted to allow some companies to pay for faster Internet service. Craig Aaron, Free Press president and CEO, provides insight.

  • CNBC.com hot list: Chanos' best shorts   Thursday, 15 May 2014 | 4:33 PM ET
    CNBC.com hot list: Chanos' best shorts

    CNBC.com Managing Editor Allen Wastler reports comments by Ralph Acampora on a possible crash ahead; Jim Chanos' best shorts in a bull market; and gas prices are the hottest topics among CNBC.com readers.

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