The "Squawk on the Street" news crew discuss today's top business headlines; including the latest numbers from the S&P Case-Shiller Index; Fed Chairman Bernanke's Congressional testimony; and earnings results for Macy's and Home Depot.
Former Clinton Treasury Secretary Lawrence Summers argued on CNBC for a "balanced approach" because President Barack Obama has agreed to more spending cuts.
Bill Gerber, TD Ameritrade CFO; and Mary Winston, Family Dollar Stores CFO, provide perspective on the macro-economic issues that are impacting global and domestic business.
A check on what is likely to impact market action today, with CNBC's Rick Santelli; Kevin Ferry, Cronus Futures Management; and Jason Trennert, Strategas Research Partners.
Matthew Boss, JPMorgan analyst, breaks down the retailers fourth quarter numbers and discusses the company's top-line turnaround.
Check out which companies are making headlines before the bell Tuesday:
Cai Von Rumohr, Cowen and Company analyst, talks about what investors should consider before buying stock in the defense sector.
Brian Nagel, Oppenheimer analyst, breaks down the home retailer's fourth quarter numbers and weighs in on the company's announcement to repurchase $17 billion shares and increase its quarterly dividend by 34%.
Stephen Roach, Yale University senior fellow; and Jason Trennert, Strategas Research Partners, provide an outlook on U.S. markets, amid election uncertainty in Italy and discuss what lawmakers need to do to achieve a balanced budget with compromise in the U.S.
Silver has been weak for a long time, but yesterday the bulls were jumping in.
Cliff Corso, CEO & CIO of Cutwater Asset Management, provides perspective on the state of the U.S. economy, and discusses where he found value in the "bums of bonds," those sectors of the market that have been unduly beaten up.
CNBC's Ross Westgate reports European shares traded sharply lower, with Italian stocks the worst performers as political deadlock gripped the euro zone's third-largest economy.
Mark Haefele, head of investment at UBS Wealth Management, tells CNBC that the long-term trade is long British pound versus Euro.
Olivier d'Assier, Managing Director, Europe and Asia at Axioma says risks in the euro zone remain and problems within Italy will probably stay for another 3 to 4 months.
Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke is expected to provide soothing words about the Fed's easy money policies, but markets may react more to new bearish concerns out of Europe.
The "Mad Money" host comments on viewers' favorite stocks!
Jim Cramer explains why he's not very worried about the looming automatic government spending cuts set to begin on March 1. (3:04)
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You say the name of a stock, and Mad Money's Jim Cramer tells you whether to buy or sell.
Keep your eye on the "Gatsby Index," explains Mad Money host Jim Cramer. Companies that appeal to "aspirational" consumers usually have the ability to rise above economic difficulties.