A look at how the markets are viewing President Obama's meeting with political leaders this afternoon, with Stephen Guilfoyle, Meridian Equity Partners.
In his daily CNBC.com-only video clip, Art Cashin of UBS tells Mary Thompson how he thinks the stock market will react if last-minute talks bring a resolution to the "fiscal cliff." (1:25)
CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports on all the market moving events in Europe today, including France's final estimate of Q3 GDP.
CNBC's Rick Santelli, talks with Jeff Carter, Pointsandfigures.com about the growing U.S debt problem and why the nation needs to rewrite its tax policies.
Brad Hintz, Sanford C. Bernstein analyst, weighs in on how changing regulations and the looming "fiscal cliff" will impact financials next year.
It's been a reversal of fortunes for banks in 2012: financial stocks lead this year, up 26 percent, after performing the worst of all 10 S&P sectors last year.
James Paulsen, Wells Capital Management shares his investment outlook for next year, and reveals which sectors investors should play.
CNBC's Rick Santelli discusses the latest action in the bond market, and the U.S. dollar.
Gordon Charlop, Rosenblatt Securities trader, weighs in on what will happen in the markets if lawmakers reach a "mini deal" over the weekend.
After falling 18 percent in 2011, financial stocks are on track for their largest gain in nine years.
CNBC's Eamon Javers has the latest details on a scheduled meeting between the President and Congressional leaders today. And Peter Andersen, Congress Asset Management Company, shares insight on how to protect your portfolio amid fiscal uncertainty.
John Taft, RBS U.S. Wealth Management CEO; and Ed Keon, Quantitative Management Associates, share their outlook on the markets next year.
One expert offers up five large dividend-paying stocks he thinks are worth owning and forgetting about in 2013. TheStreet.com reports.
"The zero growth premise will have long-term implications for investors," said John Taft, RBC U.S. Wealth Management CEO, discussing the impact of current political policies. Politician will "actually have to start making hard decisions." he added.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
Chris Blasi, Neptune Global Holdings CEO, discusses what will drive the precious metal higher, and why it is considered a tier one asset next year.
Kevin Giddis, Morgan Keegan, explains how bonds are getting a boost from heightening fiscal fears.
Richard Steinberg, Steinberg Global Asset Management, explains why he sees investors returning to risk-on trades after a "fiscal cliff" deal is reached. Ed Keon, Quantitative Management Associates, also weighs in.
CNBC's Kelly Evans reports on all the market moving events from Europe, as stocks lose ground and hope fades there will be additional monetary easing in Japan and a "fiscal cliff" deal reached in the U.S.
Ed Keon, Quantitative Management Associates, explains how the standoff among lawmakers in Washington is impacting the markets and U.S. economy.