Closing Bell


  • Aetna CEO on why health plans are expensive     Tuesday, 29 Oct 2013 | 4:00 PM ET

    Aetna CEO Mark Bertolini lists three reasons why new health care plans created to meet Obamacare minimum standards are more expensive than some older plans.

  • Frank: JPMorgan argument is 'wrong'     Tuesday, 29 Oct 2013 | 4:00 PM ET

    Former Representative Barney Frank says any settlement with JPMorgan on Washington Mutual shouldn't involve payments from the FDIC, as the bank has reportedly argued.

  • DOJ-JPM sticking point: WAMU     Tuesday, 29 Oct 2013 | 4:21 PM ET

    JPMorgan's massive $13 billion mortgage-related settlement with the Justice Department is at risk of collapsing. CNBC's Kate Kelly has the details.

  • Aetna CEO: Why insurance will be costing more Tuesday, 29 Oct 2013 | 4:13 PM ET
    Mark Bertolini, CEO of Aetna.

    Many health-care plans do not offer all the benefits required under Obamacare which means premiums are likely to jump, Aetna's CEO Mark Bertolini told CNBC.

  • LinkedIn reports Q3 beat     Tuesday, 29 Oct 2013 | 4:13 PM ET

    LinkedIn's full-year and sales outlooks are coming in below estimates, reports CNBC's Dominic Chu. The company reported Q3 EPS of $0.39 ex-items on revenue of $393 million.

  • Trend higher in stocks & bonds: Pro     Tuesday, 29 Oct 2013 | 4:11 PM ET

    Discussing whether the market has legs or not, with Jim Lowell, Adviser Investments; Sameer Samana, Wells Fargo Advisors.

  • Yelp reports Q3 earnings     Tuesday, 29 Oct 2013 | 4:06 PM ET

    Yelp says mobile was a bright spot, however shares are down about 5 percent on its earnings data, reports CNBC's Dominic Chu. The company reported a Q3 loss of ($0.04) ex-items on revenue of $61 million.

  • Investors not scared: Pro     Tuesday, 29 Oct 2013 | 4:03 PM ET

    Dissecting current trading action, and what it says about investor sentiment, with Amy Wu, RBC Capital Markets, and Jim Lowell, Adviser Investments.

  • Pretty fully valued market: Pro     Tuesday, 29 Oct 2013 | 3:54 PM ET

    "It's been a very strong market," says Barbara Marcin of Gabelli Funds, in discussing today's trading action.

  • Dodd: Would like law done, but want it 'right'     Tuesday, 29 Oct 2013 | 3:43 PM ET

    Former Sen. Chris Dodd (D-CT), addresses the challenges in getting Dodd-Frank just right, and criticism over how long it has taken. Former Rep. Barney Frank (D-MA), weighs in.

  • Discussing what it would mean if JPMorgan's potential $13 billion settlement with the DOJ would collapse, with Former Rep. Barney Frank (D-MA), and Former Sen. Chris Dodd (D-CT).

  • Former SEC Chair Mary Schapiro discusses whether capital markets are more transparent today than they were 5 years ago, derivatives regulation and Mark Cuban's take on the SEC.

  • Former SEC Chair Mary Schapiro shares her opinion on her successor Mary Jo White's "tough cop" image, as well as her confidence in the agency.

  • Aetna CEO: Being careful with 2014 guidance     Tuesday, 29 Oct 2013 | 3:20 PM ET

    Aetna CEO Mark Bertolini provides insight into his company's earnings forecast for 2014, and how much the new health care law will have an impact.

  • Aetna CEO Mark Bertolini discusses the impact of the new health care law and who can keep their original health plan indefinitely.

  • Obamacare fact check     Tuesday, 29 Oct 2013 | 3:15 PM ET

    Millions of Americans are finding out this promise from the White House is not true, reports CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera. The President said old plans would be grandfathered in and that the plans would be more affordable. That's not necessarily turning out to be the case.

  • Closing Bell Exchange     Tuesday, 29 Oct 2013 | 3:04 PM ET

    Dissecting today's market action, and how to interpret earnings data, with Patricia Powell of Powell Financial Group; Omar Aguilar, Charles Schwab Investment Management; and David Seaburg, Cowen & Company.

  • Innovators and builders gather at Goldman summit Tuesday, 29 Oct 2013 | 1:03 PM ET
    Elon Musk, CEO of Tesla Motors and Space Exploration Technologies, or SpaceX

    The bank has brought together 100 entrepreneurs from industries ranging from fitness and fashion to health care, energy and finance.

  • Transports close at record high     Monday, 28 Oct 2013 | 4:00 PM ET

    CNBC's Bob Pisani wraps up a trading day that saw a record high for the S&P 500, the Dow Transportation index, gains for consumer stocks, and losses for home builders.

  • Apple's cash solution?     Monday, 28 Oct 2013 | 4:51 PM ET

    Discussing the risks involved for companies who hold too much cash, and what Apple can do to make use of it, with Chris Cordaro, RegentAtlantic Capital CEO & CIO, and Max Wolff, ZT Wealth senior analyst.

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