Closing Bell


  • Former U.S. Ambassador to Iraq James Jeffrey of The Washington Institute, discusses the U.S. airstrikes in Iraq, saying ISIS has to be stopped.

  • McDonald's faces challenges  Friday, 8 Aug 2014 | 3:30 PM ET
    A McDonald's restaurant is shown in Shanghai, China.

    Discussing ugly sales data from McDonald's in July, with Kevin Caron, Stifel Private Client Group, and Lee Munson, Portfolio Asset Management CIO.

  • Calif. judge rejects tech settlement  Friday, 8 Aug 2014 | 3:28 PM ET

    A judge in California has rejected preliminary approval of a settlement between workers and tech firms over hiring, reports CNBC's John Fortt.

  • US conducts additional airstrikes in Iraq: Report  Friday, 8 Aug 2014 | 3:25 PM ET
    Air Force airmen conduct an operational check on a F-16 Fighting Falcon at Balad Air Base, Iraq, in this March 22, 2007 file photo.

    The U.S. military has launched another round of airstrikes in Iraq. CNBC's Eamon Javers has the details.

  • Changing compassionate use  Friday, 8 Aug 2014 | 3:12 PM ET

    With the World Health Organization declaring Ebola an international public health emergency, CNBC's Meg Tirrell discusses the use of experimental drugs as a last resort to treat patients stricken with Ebola, cancer and other disease.

  • Closing Bell Exchange: Geopolitics or not?  Friday, 8 Aug 2014 | 3:00 PM ET

    Debating if geopolitics is influencing the U.S. stock market, with Jason Pride, Glenmede; Monica Mehta, Seventh Capital; and Ben Willis, Princeton Securities Group.

  • Fed exactly where it should be: Pimco's McCulley Thursday, 7 Aug 2014 | 5:51 PM ET
    Paul McCulley, chief economist of Pimco, is shown at the firm's headquarters in Newport Beach, Calif.

    Inflation is under control and the Fed is exactly where it should be right now, Pimco chief economist Paul McCulley told CNBC.

  • Tekmira's Ebola program gets good news  Thursday, 7 Aug 2014 | 4:54 PM ET

    The FDA has ruled to allow the potential use of drug maker Tekmira's Ebola drug on patients, reports CNBC's Meg Tirrell.

  • Chaos at Market Basket  Thursday, 7 Aug 2014 | 4:51 PM ET

    Steve Paulenka, former facilities and operations manager at Market Basket, discusses the ongoing dispute between workers and the board at Market Basket in Boston to get former CEO Arthur T. Demoulas reinstated.

  • Paul McCulley: Fed exactly where they should be  Thursday, 7 Aug 2014 | 4:40 PM ET

    Paul McCulley, Pimco chief economist, discusses the potential for more easing by the Fed and if the pace of inflation is under control.

  • Chu's earnings wrap  Thursday, 7 Aug 2014 | 4:36 PM ET

    CNBC's Dominic Chu wraps up today's earnings action.

  • Sheila Bair: What if banks fail now?  Thursday, 7 Aug 2014 | 4:26 PM ET

    Former chair of the FDIC Sheila Bair, gives her take on Bank of America's potential landmark settlement with the Justice Department, and shares her thoughts on "too big to fail."

  • BofA-DOJ mortgage deal crystallizing  Thursday, 7 Aug 2014 | 4:24 PM ET

    CNBC's Kate Kelly reports Bank of America nears a potential mortgage settlement with the Justice Department.

  • CBS or Viacom: Who has it right?  Thursday, 7 Aug 2014 | 4:15 PM ET

    Is CBS or Viacom the better media buy right now? With Rich Tullo, Albert Fried & Company; Tuna Amobi, S&P Capital IQ; Zachary Karabell, Envestnet; an CNBC's Jon Fortt.

  • Those exposed to Ebola unlikely to come to US: CDC Thursday, 7 Aug 2014 | 4:45 PM ET
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) educational materials are displayed at a House subcommittee hearing about the Ebola crisis in West Africa, on Capitol Hill in Washington.

    It's unlikely but not outside the realm of possibility that those infected with Ebola will come to the U.S., the CDC's Beth Bell said.

  • News Corp earnings miss  Thursday, 7 Aug 2014 | 4:07 PM ET

    CNBC's Julia Boorstin reports News Corp missed estimates with $0.01 ex-items vs. $0.03 estimated. Revenue beat by a hair.

  • Not radically depressed by CBS: Pro  Thursday, 7 Aug 2014 | 4:04 PM ET

    Zachary Karabell, Envestnet, and CNBC's Jon Fortt, break down the earnings of CBS and Zynga. Fortt questions if the entire social gaming system is falling apart.

  • CBS beats on bottom, misses on top  Thursday, 7 Aug 2014 | 4:03 PM ET

    CNBC's Kelly Evans reports CBS earnings beat estimates with $0.78 ex-items vs. expectation of $0.71 eps.

  • Zynga reports inline, guidance falls  Thursday, 7 Aug 2014 | 4:01 PM ET

    Morgan Brennan reports Zynga earnings report inline $0.00 ex-items vs $0.00 estimated, and a revenue miss of $175 million vs. $191 million est.

  • Pisani: Ugly August  Thursday, 7 Aug 2014 | 3:58 PM ET

    CNBC's Bob Pisani reveals what stock traders are focusing on today, and it's not stocks.

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