Closing Bell


  • American Express up after hours  Wednesday, 26 Mar 2014 | 4:48 PM ET

    American Express is raising its quarterly dividend by 13 percent to $0.26 per share, reports CNBC's Kayla Tausche. Wells Fargo also increased its dividend to $0.35 per share.

  • JPMorgan, Bank of America increase dividends  Wednesday, 26 Mar 2014 | 4:41 PM ET

    CNBC's Kayla Tausche reports JPMorgan increased its quarterly dividend to $0.40 per share, and Bank of America is raising its dividend to $0.05 per share.

  • Fed bangs on large banks  Wednesday, 26 Mar 2014 | 4:38 PM ET

    Discussing the Fed's objections to Citigroup's capital planning process, and the condition of banks' revenues, with Robert Albertson, Sandler O'Neill & partners, and Moshe Orenbuch, Credit Suisse.

  • Super regional banks' 2014 plans  Wednesday, 26 Mar 2014 | 4:35 PM ET

    CNBC's Kayla Tausche reports on announcements from Capital One, PNC Financial and U.S. Bancorp about dividends and buybacks.

  • Tuck professor's solution for job growth  Wednesday, 26 Mar 2014 | 4:27 PM ET

    Matthew Slaughter, Tuck economics professor and associate dean, explains how he found America loses a job every 43 seconds. He is hopeful for high skilled immigration reform.

  • Citigroup will continue $1.2 billion buyback  Wednesday, 26 Mar 2014 | 4:25 PM ET

    CNBC's Kayla Tausche reports Citigroup responded to the Fed's rejection for a $6.4 buyback and $0.05 quarterly dividend. The stock is down nearly 5 percent after hours.

  • Market doesn't like FB's Oculus purchase  Wednesday, 26 Mar 2014 | 4:17 PM ET

    Discussing Facebook's decision to purchase virtual reality technology company Oculus VR for $2 billion, with Dennis Berman, The Wall Street Journal.

  • Bank of America to pay $15 million  Wednesday, 26 Mar 2014 | 4:15 PM ET

    CNBC's Kayla Tausche reports on a $25 million settlement between NY Attorney General Eric Schneiderman with Bank of America and former CEO Ken Lewis.

  • Morgan Stanley's $1 billion buyback  Wednesday, 26 Mar 2014 | 4:07 PM ET

    CNBC's Kayla Tausche reports Morgan Stanley plans to buy back $1 billion in stock this year.

  • Citi dives after Fed objections  Wednesday, 26 Mar 2014 | 4:00 PM ET

    Twenty five banks will be able to return more capital to shareholders in 2014 with no objections from the Federal Reserve. CNBC's Kayla Tausche reports the Fed says Citigroup had issues raised previously it didn't fix.

  • Not concerned about weak IPOs impacting market: Pro  Wednesday, 26 Mar 2014 | 3:58 PM ET

    Terry Dolan, Benjamin & Jerold Brokerage CEO, weighs in on King Digital and the IPO market.

  • Best opportunities in credit market: Pro  Wednesday, 26 Mar 2014 | 3:50 PM ET

    Discussing how the bond market will react to the Fed raising rates and value in fixed income, with Tony Rodriguez, Nuveen Asset Management head of fixed income.

  • King Digital a fad stock: Pro  Wednesday, 26 Mar 2014 | 3:39 PM ET

    CNBC Contributor Ron Insana, and Brian Hamilton, Sageworks chairman, debate the profitability and longevity of King Digital Entertainment.

  • Northwestern athletes entitled to unionize  Wednesday, 26 Mar 2014 | 3:23 PM ET

    CNBC's Dominic Chu reports Northwestern University athletes won their case before the NLRB. Chu explains the employer, employee relationship between the university and the players.

  • Fed risking losing control of yield curve: Pro  Wednesday, 26 Mar 2014 | 3:29 PM ET

    Liz Ann Sonders, Charles Schwab chief investment strategist, and Larry McDonald, Newedge USA senior director, discuss if a continuous decline in unemployment will push the Fed to raise rates sooner than expected.

  • Murdoch's heir apparent  Wednesday, 26 Mar 2014 | 3:18 PM ET

    Rupert Murdoch has tapped his eldest Lachlan Murdoch for a key leadership position within his empire. David Folkenflik, author of "Murdoch's World: The Last of the Old Media Empires," and Brian Mulligan, former chairman of Fox Broadcasting Group, discuss the significance of the move.

  • IPOs creating market concern: Pro  Wednesday, 26 Mar 2014 | 3:11 PM ET

    Discussing his favorite sectors and how he would put money to work in this volatile market, with Scott Kavanaugh, CEO of First Foundation.

  • Closing Bell Exchange: Volatility unhinging the market  Wednesday, 26 Mar 2014 | 3:02 PM ET

    Discussing how volatility is effecting investors and may be leading to a market pull back, with Abigail Doolittle, Peak Theories; Jack Bouroudjian, Bull & Bear Partners; and CNBC's Rick Santelli.

  • Kobe Bryant makes first investment as 'Kobe Inc.' Tuesday, 25 Mar 2014 | 6:34 PM ET
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    Kobe Bryant has proven himself on the basketball court. Now he hopes hoops success will translate to the business arena.

  • Dr. Doom: Watch out if the Fed makes this mistake Tuesday, 25 Mar 2014 | 5:25 PM ET
    Nouriel Roubini warned that global central banks could cause the next crisis if they continue to use monetary policy to stimulate growth.

    Nouriel Roubini, the bearish economist known as "Dr. Doom," warned investors to look out if the Fed waits too long to hike interest rates, causing a market bubble.

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