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The Dow Jones average and the S&P 500 dropped slightly in today's trading, with Jonathan Golub, UBS chief U.S. equity strategist.
NBC's Jim Miklaszewski reports U.S. officials say the Syria military is poised to use chemical weapons against their own people, but Syria President Bashar al-Asaad has not given the order yet; and discussing the fiscal cliff negotiations in Washington, with CNBC's Eamon Javers; Scott Rasmussen, Rasmussen Reports founder & president; and Rep. Kevin McCarthy (R-CA).
After the "fiscal cliff" the big buzz word is "debt ceiling" and new research shows the US could hit that ceiling in just over a month.
A federal mediator is head to LA to join negotiations after eight days of a strike have brought trade at the nation's largest port complex to a trickle, with CNBC's Jane Wells & Justin Wilson, Center for Union Facts.
The New York Post reports today that welfare recipients used electronic bank transfer cards to take out case for strip clubs, liquor stores and x-rated shops. Larry Elder, author of "Dear Father, Dear Son," provides perspective. "The real elephant in the room is why are so many people on food stamps and welfare," says Elder.
Regardless of how the fiscal cliff negotiations play out in Washington, successful earners will still pay higher taxes January 1. Phil Kerpen, Americans for Prosperity, weighs in.
Former Nebraska Republican Sen. Chuck Hagel's possible nomination for the nation's next Defense Secretary had been rumored for weeks. Elliott Abrams, Council on Foreign Relations; Gen. Wesley Clark, U.S. Army Retiree; and Tony Fratto, Former White House Deputy Press Secretary, discuss whether Hagel's nomination is controversial.
CNBC's Larry Kudlow says the latest new on real estate makes it easy to look on the bright side.
Should a government shutdown be on the table when it comes to the debt ceiling fight? Sen. Pat Toomey (R-PA); Chris Lehane, Former President Clinton Special Assistant Council; and Tony Fratto, CNBC Contributor, discuss.
CNBC's Brian Shactman and Mary Thompson report on tonight's BCS National Championship Game between Alabama and Notre Dame; and Tony Fratto, CNBC Contributor and Chris Lehane, former President Clinton Special Assistant Council, discuss who they'd like to see win.
"Promised Land," starring Academy Award winner Matt Damon opens nationwide today. CNBC's Julia Boorstin and Katie Pavlich, Townhall Magazine, discuss.
Washington is gearing up for the next big fight, with Jimmy Williams, Democratic strategist; Sara Fagen, former White House political director; and Matt Welch, Reason Magazine.
Al-Jazeera bought Al Gore's Current TV, and as soon as the deal was announced, Time Warner Cable pulled the plug on Current TV. Brent Bozell, Media Research Center founder & president, offers insight.
Discussing more proof that the economy is improving, with Brian Wesbury, First Trust Advisors, and Jim Iuorio, TJM Institutional Services.
Cliff Kincaid, Accurarcy in Media, says Al Jazeera is a threat to U.S. national security. And Jimmy Williams, Democratic strategist; Sara Fagen, former White House political director; and Matt Welch, Reason Magazine, weigh in.
Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) became the first Texas Senator of Latino decent today, and discusses ways in which he wants to fix fiscal, economic and immigration challenges facing the country. Tamar Jacoby, Immigration Works USA president and Mark Krikorian, Center For Immigration Studies executive director, weigh in.
A recession may have been averted, but you can't tax your way into prosperity.
The debt ceiling debate is beginning, and many in Washington are talking about a government shutdown, with Steve McMahon, Democratic Strategist and Kate Obenshain, Former Virginia Republican Party Chair.
CNBC's Larry Kudlow takes a look at where the market stands ahead of the big jobs report Friday morning.
What might pressure the markets in 2013, with Rebecca Patterson, Bessemer Trust CIO and Michael Ozanian, Forbes Magazine executive editor; and Art Laffer, Laffer Investments, weighs in.