Closing Bell


  • From the gridiron to Wall Street     Thursday, 5 Sep 2013 | 4:44 PM ET

    CNBC's Dominic Chu reveals the highest priced game tickets for the 2013 NFL season. And 2 former pro football players Tom Freeman, UBS Financial Services Group; and David Howard, Merrill Lynch Wealth Management, join to discuss their transition into investing from the NFL.

  • JPM quits student loans biz     Thursday, 5 Sep 2013 | 4:30 PM ET

    JPMorgan Chase is leaving the student loan business, CNBC's Kayla Tausche has the story. And Sheila Bair, Former FDIC chair, joins to discuss JPM woes, explains why we need much tougher capital standards and reveals her support for Janet Yellen as Fed chair.

  • Obama tries to bolster support for Syria     Thursday, 5 Sep 2013 | 4:24 PM ET

    President Obama is meeting world leaders in Russia at the G-20 Summit today to hopefully gain support for military action in Syria. NBC's Chick Todd is in St. Petersburg, Russia with the latest.

  • Home Depot has 'strongest Q2 in over 20 years'     Thursday, 5 Sep 2013 | 4:11 PM ET

    Home Depot CEO Frank Blake discusses his efforts to improve the veterans' lives and homes. He also weighs in on housing around the world and changes that may be made surrounding health care for his company's employees.

  • Housing winner & losers     Thursday, 5 Sep 2013 | 4:10 PM ET

    CNBC's Sheila Dharmarajan breaks down why home improvement companies are seeing double digits while home building stocks have lost ground.

  • Major averages post 3rd day of gains     Thursday, 5 Sep 2013 | 4:00 PM ET

    As rising rates worry the banks, Heather Hughes, SunAmerica Funds; Rebecca Patterson, Bessemer Trust; Greg Ip, The Economist, discuss buying stocks in a market full of unknowns.

  • Stocks rise on light trading     Thursday, 5 Sep 2013 | 3:50 PM ET

    Following today's econ data, Chad Morganlander, Stifel Nicolaus; and Ben Willis, Albert Fried and Company, break down today's market movements.

  • Wal-Mart employee speaks out     Thursday, 5 Sep 2013 | 3:38 PM ET

    Barbara Gertz, Denver-area Wal-Mart employee; explains her arrest today as Wal-Mart's group "Our Wal-Mart" protested for higher pay wages.

  • JC Penney & Macy's fight almost over     Thursday, 5 Sep 2013 | 3:32 PM ET

    JC Penney is reportedly dropping its Martha Stewart branded line, with CNBC's Courtney Reagan.

  • The battle over Wal-Mart     Thursday, 5 Sep 2013 | 3:30 PM ET

    Wal-Mart's group "Our Wal-Mart" is protesting today for higher pay wages. Rick Berman, The Center for Union Facts, weighs in on the retailer's labor struggles.

  • BlackBerry looks for a buyer     Thursday, 5 Sep 2013 | 3:22 PM ET

    CNBC's Seema Mody explains why BlackBerry is a big winner on Wall Street today.

  • FEC to vote on bitcoin?     Thursday, 5 Sep 2013 | 3:14 PM ET

    David Barrett of Expensify and former Vermont Gov. Howard Dean discuss the consequences if campaign donations are allowed to be made in bitcoins.

  • Closing Bell Exchange     Thursday, 5 Sep 2013 | 3:00 PM ET

    As September tapering looms and ISM numbers were released, David Kudla, Mainstay Capital Management; Ron Weiner, RDM Financial Group; Chris Rupkey, Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi; and CNBC's Rick Santelli discuss today's market movements.

  • Final thoughts from AIG's Benmosche     Wednesday, 4 Sep 2013 | 4:54 PM ET

    Guest host Bob Benmosche, CEO of AIG, would like to see Fed and uncertainties over Syria resolved.

  • Samsung's smartwatch: not a great start?     Wednesday, 4 Sep 2013 | 4:43 PM ET

    Samsung unveiled its new smartwatch today and reactions aren't as expected; CNBC's Seema Mody has the details. James Brehm, Compass Intelligence, and Joe Thompson, Watch Time Magazine, weigh in.

  • House and Senate considering military action     Wednesday, 4 Sep 2013 | 4:35 PM ET

    The Senate Foreign Relations Committee has approved a resolution on Syria. Rep. Gregory Meeks (D-NY), provides reaction as the vote now moves to the Senate floor.

  • S&P fires back at DOJ     Wednesday, 4 Sep 2013 | 4:21 PM ET

    Standard and Poor's is calling the U.S. government's $5 billion lawsuit retaliation; CNBC's Kayla Tausche reports. And Jake Kamansky, securities lawyer, and CNBC's Jeff Cox debate the case.

  • Today's rally fueled by red hot auto sales     Wednesday, 4 Sep 2013 | 4:08 PM ET

    CNBC's Phil LeBeau breaks down better than expected auto sales.

  • Not seeing earnings growth: Pro     Wednesday, 4 Sep 2013 | 4:00 PM ET

    Bob Benmosche, CEO of AIG, joins as guest host to discuss tapering and market uncertainty with Todd Salamone, Schaeffer's Investment Research; Todd Schoenberger, LandColt Capital; and CNBC's Rick Santelli.

  • Investing Now: Higher rates, auto sales & Fed     Wednesday, 4 Sep 2013 | 3:50 PM ET

    Mark Spellman, Value Line Funds; and Kenny Polcari, O'Neil Securities, discuss what moved today's markets including Fed tapering and uncertainty over Syria.

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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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