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Michael Farr, Farr, Miller & Washington; Art Hogan, Lazard Capital Markets; and Gary Shilling, A. Gary Shilling & Company, discuss whether Romney will be bullish for stocks, and how investors should position their portfolios.
Drilling down on Thursday's retail sales numbers, jobless claims, and the direction of the economy, with Gary Shilling, A. Gary Shilling & Company.
Debating whether America's economic freedom is in danger because of reckless government spending, and over-regulating, with Arthur Laffer, Laffer Investments, and Jared Bernstein, Ctr. on Budget & Policy Priorities.
CNBC's Brian Shactman reports shares of Diamond Foods plunged on a report Federal prosecutors have opened an inquiry on possible fraud activity involving payments to walnut growers; Williams-Sonoma shares fell on its lowered profit forecast; and oil fell to $99 a barrel.
Barry Wynn, Colonial Trust Company president, discusses why he has withdrawn support of Rick Perry and is now backing, Mitt Romney.
Robert Costa, National Review has the latest details on the GOP race for the White House, and discussing the most recent polls, and the Republican strategy of attacking Mitt Romney and his record at Bain, with Ari Melber, The National Magazine, Kevin Madden, JDA Frontline, and Tony Fratto, former White House deputy press secy.
Debating whether Ron Paul is essential to the Republican party, with Robert Reich, fmr Labor Secretary, and Steve Moore, Wall Street Journal senior economic writer.
Is the Federal Reserve ready to send a mortgage bailout proposal to the White House? James Pethokoukis, American Enterprise Institute, weighs in.
Debating whether private equity is sound capitalism or a job-killing operation, and if Newt Gingrich and Rick Perry are wrong on the private equity issue, with Wilbur Ross, WL Ross & Co. chairman/CEO; Bob Lutz, former GM vice chairman; and Dean Baker, Center for Economic & Policy Research director.
WNBC's Jonathan Dienst, reports billionaire Warren Buffett pledges to match one-for-one, all voluntary contributions made by Republican members of Congress to pay down the national debt; Pepsi will pay more than $3 million to settle federal race discrimination charges; and the CDC says for the first time since 1965, homicide has fallen off the list of the nation's top 15 causes of death.
Michael Ozanian, Forbes executive editor, and Don Luskin, Trend Macro chief investment officer, discuss how investors can protect their portfolios, amid recession fears in Europe. Also, will the euro zone's debt crisis keep a lid on the market's rally? David Malpass, Encima Global founder & CEO, provides perspective.
Robert Costa, National Review has the latest details on the GOP, as the candidates head for South Carolina, and discussing whether the Tea Party will support Mitt Romney, should he become the nominee, with Dick Armey, FreedomWorks co-chairman, and is this now a two-man race: Romney vs. Obama, with Joy Reid, Miami Herald columnist.
Discussing what Mitt Romney needs to do to keep his momentum going as the candidates head for South Carolina, with Rep. Joe Wilson, (R-SC); Rep. Trey Gowdy, (R-SC).
CNBC's Eamon Javers reports Mike Willliam, Fannie Mae CEO is stepping down; a reported settlement against Alpha Natural Resources in the wrongful death cases of 29 West Virginia miners; and shares of Urban Outfitters are down sharply in after hours trading on news its CEO, Glenn Sank is out.
Does Mitt Romney have what it takes to beat President Obama in the general election? Also, discussing the message Romney must bring to the American people, with Vin Weber, Clark & Weinstock; Tony Fratto, former White House deputy press secretary; and Phil Musser, New Frontier Strategy.
Are stocks ridiculously cheap, and will GOP presidential candidate, Mitt Romney be bullish for the market? Brian Kelly, Shelter Harbor Capital, weighs in.
Robert Costa, National Review has the latest details on Tuesday's primary. Also, a look ahead for Mitt Romney, as the GOP candidates head to South Carolina, and debating whether Obama will launch a divisive campaign, with Howard Dean, former DNC chairman; Kevin Madden, JDA Frontline; and Mort Zuckerman, New York Daily News publisher.
Discussing the implications of a New Hampshire win for Romney, and whether he can beat President Obama, with Howard Dean, former DNC chairman; Kevin Madden, JDA Frontline; and Mort Zuckerman, New York Daily News publisher.
Making a case for Mitt Romney as the best candidate to face President Obama in the 2012 election, with Tim Pawlenty, (R) former presidential candidate.
CNBC's John Harwood and Eamon Javers have the latest details from the GOP primary in New Hampshire and a look at the latest polls numbers.