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CNBC's Jane Wells and Eamon Javers report Congressman, Jesse Jackson, Jr is in some hot water; RIM shares drop 10% on weak sales of its Playbook; the ITC is investigating China's low price solar products; Facebook is hiring in New York City; and Verizon Wireless is buying $3.6 billion worth of spectrum from a group of cable companies.
Debating whether the payroll tax bill will stimulate the U.S. economy, with Rep. David Schweikert, (R-AZ), and Jared Bernstein, former chief economist to VP Joe Biden.
Is the U.S. economy doing better than people think? Discussing whether the markets are poised for a bull run, with Donald Luskin,Trend Macro chief investment officer, and William Baldwin, Forbes investment strategies editor.
Will the U.S. get dragged into the thicket of Europe's problems? Richard Fisher, The Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas president/CEO, provides perspective.
The gloves are off in the GOP fight for the White House. Ron Paul's camp came out with a blistering web ad on Thursday targeting Newt Gingrich.
Is President Obama playing politics by delaying a decision on the proposed Keystone XL oil pipeline? Sen. David Vitter, (R-LA), and Rep. Peter Welch, (D-VT)., weigh in.
Robert Costa, National Review political reporter has the details on a new Rasmussen poll that shows Newt Gingrich with a two point lead over President Obama.
Debating whether the payroll tax will put a $300 billion hole in the budget deficit, with Robert Lutz, fmr. General Motors vice chairman; James Pethokoukis, American Enterprise Institute; and David Goodfriend, former Clinton White House official.
CNBC's Brian Shactman reports on today's top business news headlines, including a possible bid to buy Yahoo; Disney bumps up its dividend by 50%; the S&P downgrades Hewlett Packard; and tenative four year deal at Boeing with its machinists union.
Should the U.S. back an $800 billion IMF rescue package to save Europe? Dean Baker, Ctr. for Economic & Policy Research, and Dan Mitchell, Cato Institute, discuss.
Mark Olson, Treliant Risk Advisors discusses the Fed announcement that lowers the cost of dollar swap borrowing in Europe by 50 basis points, and discussing Wednesday's monster rally, with Jeffrey Kleintop, LPL Financial; Brian Kelly, Shelter Harbor Capital; and Kelly Evans, Wall Street Journal.
Jeffrey Kleintop, LPL Financial; Brian Kelly, Shelter Harbor Capital; and Kelly Evans, Wall Street Journal, weigh in on Wednesday's 490 point rally, with CNBC's Brian Shactman.
NBC's Ali Arouzi has the latest details on protesters storming the British Embassy in Tehran because of sanctions imposed by Britain on Iran's nuclear program, and discussing the likely outcome from this latest attack, with Gen. Wesley Clark, U.S. Army (retired); Ken Timmerman, Foundation for Democracy in Iran; and Marc Ginsberg, former U.S. ambassador to Morocco.
CNBC's Kayla Tausche has the rundown on Monday's 291 point market surge, and discussing how to play this uncertain market, with Kenneth Heebner, Capital Growth Management; Keith McCullough, Hedgeye Risk Management; and Michael Farr, Farr, Miller & Washington.
CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera takes a look at whether regulations are strangling the ability for power companies to improve our nation's infrastructure.
Are market fears overblown, and will the Fed's new stress test relieve bank fears? Dick Bove, Rochdale Securities, and John Ryding, RDQ Economics, weigh in on bank stocks and the economic outlook for the next quarter.
Discussing whether private accounts are the social security solution, with Rep. Brad Sherman, (D-CA), and Steve Moore, "Return to Prosperity" author.
Debating what went wrong in the super committee sessions and whether Congress will be able to reach a deficit deal, with Robert Reich, former Labor secretary, and Steve Moore, "Return to Prosperity" author. Also, are automatic spending cuts the way to go? Glenn Hubbard, Columbia Business School dean, weighs in.
Ambassador Craig Stapleton, Stone POint Capital, and David Goldman, Macrostrategy.com, discuss whether the ECB will bailout Europe.
Rep. Marcy Kaptur, (D-OH), and Rep. Tom Price, (R-GA), discuss whether they will support the automatic trigger. "I guess I would answer your 'probably,'" says Kaptur.