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CNBC's Seema Mody reports jurors in the trial of alleged swindler, Allen Stanford have gone home for the night without a verdict; Facebook is launching a new advertising platform, with CNBC's Julia Boorstin.
Did Ben Bernanke's speech spark a major stock and gold slide on Wednesday? Discussing where investors can find opportunities in the market, with Keith McCullough, Hedgeye Risk Management, and David Goldman, Macro-Strategy.
Robert Costa, National Review, reports on Mitt Romney's comeback in Michigan and swept in Arizona. Did he win by touting his supply-side tax and economic growth plan, or did Rick Santorum's strategy backfire? James Pethokoukis, American Enterprise Institute; Chris Chocola, Club for Growth, and Tim Pawlenty, (R) fmr Minnesota Governor, discuss.
Debating whether Mitt Romney is in danger of losing his home state and conceding a fourth consecutive defeat to Rick Santorum, with Phil Musser, fmr Romney 2008 campaign advisor; Ed Rogers, BGR Group chairman; and Tony Perkins, Family Research Council president.
The Dow closes above 13,000 for the first time since 2008, but will the market continue to rally? Jim Rogers, Rogers Holdings CEO & chairman; Michael Holland, Holland & Company chairman, and Steve Grasso, Stuart Frankel managing director, discuss whether an economic rebound is brewing; the impact of high oil on stocks, and the outlook for housing and the U.S. dollar.
WNBC's Jonathan Dienst reports the FDA has raised safety concerns statin drugs pose a small risk of raising blood sugar levels; shares of First Solar were halted after it released much lower-than-expected earnings; Republican Senator from Maine, Olympia Snowe says she will not run for re-election; and JP Morgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon says breaking up the bank will not unlock any value.
"Small businesses are the jobs engine of this country", says House leader, Rep. Eric Cantor, (R-VA), discussing a new plan designed to jumpstart the U.S. economy and spur growth for small businesses and entrepreneurs.
CNBC's John Harwood reports on tonight's GOP primary in Michigan, with Steve Schmidt, Edelmen vice president. Also, making a case for Mitt Romney versus Rick Santorum, with Saul Anuzis, RNC National Committeeman, and Tom Tancredo, (R) fmr Colorado Congressman.
Can Mitt Romney hold onto his front-runner status, with just hours before all the polls close in Michigan? CNBC's John Harwood reports.
Debating whether President Obama should tap into the Strategic Petroleum Reserve, with Dan Weiss, Center for American Progress, and Jim Lucier, Capital Alpha Partners.
James Woolsey, former CIA director, discusses Iran's uranium enrichment program, as it threatens to cut off the Strait of Hormuz, where 17 million barrels of oil pass through every day.
Robert Costa, National Review, reports a new poll shows Mitt Romney got a post-debate bump, rising above rival Rick Santorum. Debating whether Romney can maintain his front-runner status and sell his 20% tax solution, with David Corn, Mother Jones Washington bureau chief; Steve Moore, "Return to Prosperity" author; and Michael Steele, former RNC chairman.
KNTV's Scott Budman reports Sprint has walked away from a major deal with MetroPCS; Japanese regulators say AIJ Investment Advisors lost $2 billion dollars in pension assets it managed; shares of Kenneth Cole Productions soared after Kenneth Cole himself offered to buyback shares of the company; Starboard Value doesn't like the way AOL is being run, so it filed to nominate five people to the board; and shares of TiVo slid 3% after it issued a downbeat forecast.
Discussing rising commodity prices and its impact on stocks and the economy, with Mario Gabelli, GAMCO Investors chairman & CEO; Addison Armstrong, Tradition Energy; and Jim Lacamp, MacroPortfolio Advisors.
GOP presidential candidate, Rep. Ron Paul (R-TX), defends his conservative values; discusses the Republican race; and shares his views on oil prices, taxes & spending, and the budget.
Debating whether corporations need a tax cut, with Robert Reich, fmr. Labor Secretary, and Phil Kerpen, Americans for Prosperity.
Will President Obama's plans to overhaul the U.S. tax code do more harm than good? Jack Gerard, American Petroleum Institute president & CEO, weighs in.
Robert Costa, National Review, reports on whether Mitt Romney scored a big win in the key Arizona debate, with James Pethokoukis, American Enterprise Institute; Steve Forbes, Forbes Media; and Ari Melber, The Nation Magazine.
David Goldman, Macro-Strategy; Mike Ozanian, Forbes Media; and Chris Edmonds, Enerecap Partners, discuss the impact of high oil prices on stocks, and the economy.
Is President Obama taking a page from the Republican playbook on energy policy? Bruce Vincent, Swift Energy president, and Michael Brune, Sierra Club, weigh in. Also, discussing whether the high price of energy will tank the economy, with Joe LaVorgna, Deutsche Bank chief U.S. economist, and Michael Pento, Pento Portfolio Strategies.