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'Fiscal Cliff' 2.0?

Dissecting the day's major business news, with the Fast Money traders; and Chris Krueger, Guggenheim Securities, explains why he increased the probability of a U.S. downgrade.

2012 Tech Movers

Technology was the best performing sector in 2012, with CNBC's Courtney Reagan; Larry Fishelson, Dynalink; and Max Wolff, Greencrest Capital.

'Fiscal' Nightmare For Big Banks?

Brad Hintz, Sanford C. Bernstein analyst, weighs in on how changing regulations and the looming "fiscal cliff" will impact financials next year.

Insta-Troubles on the New Policy Front

Richard Greenfield, BTIG analyst, discusses the impact of users leaving Instagram in an uproar over privacy issues, and its implication for other social network sites.

Best Trades in Airlines

CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports air fares are projected to move slightly higher in 2013; and Basili Alukos, Morningstar, says investors will dismiss euphoria surrounding airline mergers.

FMHR Final Trade

The FMHR traders reveal their final trades.

Winning Picks From the Retail Ranks

Patrick McKeever, MKM Partners analyst, and Howard Tubin, RBC Capital Markets, sort through the retail rack to find this season's winning picks.

Top Media Picks in 2013

Anthony DiClemente, Barclays analyst, provides his top media plays for next year.

How the 'Cliff' Affects Consumers

Marshal Cohen, The NPD Group, explains how "fiscal cliff" uncertainty impacted the way consumers shopped this holiday season.

Turning Around J.C. Penney

J.C. Penney experienced a tough year, but Oppenheimer says the retailer's aggressive promotions are helping holiday season sales. Brian Nagel, Oppenheimer & Co., weighs in.

Holiday Sales Head For Home Stretch

Matthew Boss, JPMorgan analyst, provides a look at this season's retail winners and losers.

Will BB10 Save RIM?

Brian Modoff, Deutsche Bank analyst, breaks down the BlackBerry maker's better-than-expected Q3 earnings, and discusses the outlook for the company's newest device, the BB10.

Making the Case for Herbalife

Tim Ramey, senior research analyst at D.A. Davidson, explains why he has a buy on Herbalife. CNBC's Herb Greenberg, weighs in.

Markets  Moving Higher

Jeff Kilburg, Killir Kapital Management, discusses the slight pop in the markets.

Is RIMM Ripe For a Takeover?

"Samsung and Microsoft would be the two most likely" acquirers of Research in Motion, said Peter Misek, Jefferies & Company, providing a preview of the tech company's earnings, and weighing in on the launch of BlackBerry 10.

Yahoo! CEO Marissa Mayer’s photo of 5th Avenue Apple Store in New York City.

Mike Walkley, Canaccord Genuity analyst, discusses whether shares of the tech giant can make a comeback after losing a quarter of its value since hitting a high back in September.

Consumer Confidence Plunging Off 'Fiscal Cliff'

Greg McBride, Bankrate.com financial analyst, explains how uncertainty in Washington is impacting consumer spending. In the past 30 days one in three Americans cut back on their spending, McBride added.

Ballmer: Another Microsoft Fail?

CNBC's Herb Greenberg says his choice for the second worst CEO of 2012 is Microsoft's Steve Ballmer; and Ed Maguire, CLSA senior analyst, shares his take on Ballmer's performance at Microsoft.

Is There a Bond Bubble?

Jeff Kilburg, Killir Kapital Management, weighs in on the action in the bond market amid fiscal cliff negotiations.

Worst CEOs of 2012

CNBC's Herb Greenberg reveals the fourth worst CEO of the year.

Apple Leads Stocks Higher

Apple is helping lift the stock market higher. Meanwhile, Francisco Blanch, head of global commodities research at Bank of America, says oil could plunge to $50 in the next two years.

Holiday Season Winners & Losers

Thomas Filandro, senior retail analyst at Susquehanna Financial Group, discusses which retailers are set to win this holiday shopping season.

Plenty to Worry About, Focus on Fundamentals: Pro

There are only nine more trading sessions until the fiscal cliff deadline. Ed Keon, Quantitative Management; Rex Macey, Wilmington Trust; Jeff Cleveland, Payden Rygel; and CNBC's Rick Santelli, discuss strategies to playing the markets now.

Investors Optimistic on a Deal?

Markets headed back to the highs of today's session, with Sam Stovall, S&P Capital IQ and Peter Costa, Empire Executions.

S&P 500 Goes Positive For December

Discussing whether investors seem encouraged by the latest moves in the fiscal cliff negotiations, with Sam Stovall, S&P Capital IQ and CNBC's Bob Pisani.

Apple: Has-Been or Phoenix?

CNBC's Jon Fortt reports Apple has been ordered fewer iPhone 5 parts; and what this could mean longer term for the stock, with Brian Colello, Morningstar senior analyst and Stuart Jeffrey, Nomura analyst.

Apple Sells 2 Million iPhone 5 Smartphones In China

Apple sold 2 million iPhone 5 smartphones in China, and that seemed to take the fear out of investors who were questioning the stock's growth, explains Spencer Ante, The Wall Street Journal.

Managing a Losing Trade: Dick's Sporting Goods

How to play Dick's Sporting Goods now, since the stock is down about 11 percent after FMHR trader Joe Terranova made a bullish bet on the stock.

Vanguard's McNabb on the Fiscal Cliff

Bill McNabb, CEO of Vanguard, explains why the fiscal cliff is the biggest threat to investors' money. And the FMHR traders offer strategies to playing Bank of America and Yahoo now.

What?! Another Apple Downgrade?!

After loving it for quite some time, Glen Yeung of Citi explains why he downgraded Apple from 'Buy' to 'Neutral.'

AAPL & RIMM: A Tale of Two Techs

Technical analyst Dan Fitzpatrick of StockMarketMentor.com explains why his charts show Apple falling dramatically if it doesn't bounce from the $500 level. He also analyzes the charts for Research in Motion.