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Some House members are talking about a "doomsday" scenario, or what might be called a strategic retreat.
Jack Bouroudjian, Bull and Bear Partners CEO, explains why good news for the burger restaurant may signal bad news for the U.S. economy.
Caroline May, Daily Caller political reporter, discusses why the number of people applying for food stamps is increasing despite a drop in the nation's unemployment rate, with Margie Omero, democratic strategist.
CNBC's Kayla Tausche reports the latest details on possible suitors for Hostess Brands.
Does China's winning bid to acquire A123 Systems pose a security threat? Peter Navarro, University Of California- Irvine professor, and Ann Lee, New York University professor, weigh in.
Rep. Carolyn Maloney, (D-NY), and Rep. David Schweikert, (R-AZ), weighs in on whether they are optimistic a "cliff" solution is in the works.
CNBC's Eamon Javers reports on President Obama's "fiscal cliff" visit to Michigan today, and Jase Bolger, Michigan's Speaker of the House, (R), explains why he believes Democrats need to focus on getting the economy on track.
Here are four indicators that we're still on track for a deal. As long as all these dynamics continue to play out, markets should bet that its unlikely we'll go over the fiscal cliff at the end of the year.
The White House has given the green light for a plan that would require all future cars and trucks to be equipped with black boxes for gathering data in accidents, with Former Prosecutor Tom Curran.
"There's a 40 percent chance of a fiscal cliff deal before year end," Erskine Bowles, co-chair of President Obama's 2010 debt commission, told CNBC.
Zach Karabell, River Twice Research, weighs in on Apple's wild ride this week, and how other tech stocks are faring amid fiscal cliff concerns.
Could Detroit become the largest U.S. city to file for bankruptcy protection? Doc Thompson, Detroit Talk Radio host, weighs in; while Ernest Istook, Heritage Foundation, discusses fiscal cliff concerns; and Robert Reich, Former Labor Secretary and Casey Mulligan, University of Chicago Professor of Economics, discuss the jobs report.
NBC's Ayman Moheldeen reports the latest from Egypt where thousands of protesters surged around the presidential palace; and Michael Rubin, Former Pentagon Adviser on Iran & Iraq, provides perspective.
NBC's Mike Viqueira reports on emails from intelligence officials that were released about the Benghazi attacks; and Gen. Barry McCaffrey, U.S. Army Retiree and Col. Jack Jacobs, U.S. Army Retiree & NBC Military analyst, discuss how the White House's story regarding the attack in Benghazi may differ from the actual timeline of events.
The Supreme Court is taking on the "pay for delay" method used by big pharmaceutical companies, and pilots at American Airlines voted to ratify a new contract, reports CNBC's Brian Shactman.
CNBC's John Harwood reports the latest on the fiscal cliff negotiations; and Kerry Picket, Washington Times; WABC Radio Talk show host Mark Simone; and Democratic Strategist Jimmy Williams; discuss the division between the parties on a solution to avert the cliff.
The Supreme Court will rule on gay marriage, reports NBC's Pete Williams; and Kerry Picket, Washington Times; WABC Radio Talk show host Mark Simone; and Democratic Strategist Jimmy Williams, provide perspective.
Lakshman Achuthan, Economic Cycle Research Institute, says the U.S. has been in a recession since July.
James Pethokoukis, American Enterprise Institute, discusses whether President Obama is setting the U.S. up for Europe's failed experiment in tax-hikes.
After more than a decade producing its popular line of Mac computers in China, Apple is set to bring some of its manufacturing jobs back home. Gordon Chang, "The Coming Collapse of China" author, discusses.