Closing Bell

40 Episodes


From the open to the close, “Closing Bell” and “Closing Bell: Overtime” have you covered. From what’s driving market moves to how investors are reacting, Scott Wapner, Morgan Brennan and Jon Fortt guide listeners through each trading session and bring to you some of the biggest names in business.

Closing Bell Overtime: What Amazon’s Possible Entrance Into Mobile Services Means: Under The Radar Winners From Apple’s New Headset 6/2/23
Last Friday at 9:13 PM

Major averages surged to end the week, leading all three to close positive for the week. 3Fourteen’s Warren Pies and UBS’ David Lefkowitz break down the rally and the markets are primed to hold this breakout. MongoDB surged 28% after posting strong numbers; CEO Dev Ittycheria joins to discuss the company’s quarter and its opportunity in AI. A report saying Amazon might enter the mobile service arena sent other provider stocks tumbling; former AT&T Mobility CEO Glenn Lurie joins to break down the future of the industry. Samsara CEO Sanjit Biswas talks what’s next for the Internet...

Closing Bell: As Good As It Gets? 6/2/23
Last Friday at 8:08 PM

Have the market bulls and economic optimists earned back the benefit of the doubt? Or is this as good as it gets for now? NewEdge’s Cameron Dawson gives weighs in. Plus, we count you down to Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference. Andrew Uerkwitz of Jefferies breaks down the key products and themes to watch from that big event. And, top analyst Simeon Siegel gives his take on Lululemon’s big move higher.

Closing Bell Overtime: Former Cisco CEO John Chambers On AI And China; WPP CEO Mark Read On Partnership With NVIDIA 6/1/23
Last Thursday at 9:11 PM

The major averages closed higher today, though off session highs. Wedbush Securities Head of Equity Trading Sahak Manuelian breaks down the market action and reacts to quarterly results from Broadcom, Lululemon and MongoDB. Former Cisco CEO John Chambers on tech, China and AI. WPP CEO Mark Read discusses the company’s partnership with NVIDIA to use generative AI learning to produce advertising at scale. CFRA’s Angelo Zino breaks down Broadcom’s earnings. BofA’s Ethan Harris previews tomorrow’s jobs report.

Closing Bell: Can You Trust the Rally? 6/1/23
Last Thursday at 8:05 PM

Can you trust and depend on this rally as we begin a new month? Wharton Professor Jeremy Siegel gives his expert take. Plus, Chris Harvey from Wells Fargo breaks down the AI arms race and how it holds up to the dotcom bubble of the 90’s. And, Mike Santoli digs in on AI, the big earnings in Overtime, and the Fed. 

Manifest Space: UPS for Space with Momentus CEO John Rood 5/2/23
Last Thursday at 4:00 PM

Call it a Momentus occasion. Space services startup Momentus has logged a number of milestones since going public—but in that time, the stock has fallen below $1 and faces delisting risk. Morgan sits down with Momentus CEO John Rood to discuss the possibility of a cash crunch, tech and plans to reboost the Hubble telescope. For more Manifest Space, listen and follow here:

Closing Bell Overtime: CEOs of Chewy And Pure Storage; Tom Lee Makes The Case Why Big Tech Is Still Cheap 5/31/23
Last Wednesday at 9:15 PM

The S&P 500 and Nasdaq closed May higher but the Dow fell over 3%. BD8 Capital’s Barbara Doran breaks down the market action and earnings from Salesforce, Crowdstrike, Okta, Nordstrom, Chewy and Pure Storage. Funstrat’s Tom Lee on why Big Tech stocks still aren’t too rich for investors. Chewy and Pure Storage stocks popped after strong quarterly results. Chewy CEO Sumit Singh broke down the company’s recent quarter and its e-commerce strategy. Pure Strategy CEO Charles Giancarlo on AI and its latest quarter. Plus, why Intel was the top performer today.

Closing Bell: Summer Swoon or Surge? 5/31/23
Last Wednesday at 8:06 PM

Is the summer more likely to bring a swoon or surge for the market? Solus’ Dan Greenhaus and Citi Global Wealth’s Kristen Bitterly give their expert takes. Plus, BlackRock’s Bond King Rick Rieder breaks down the company’s new active ETF, the fed and more. And, Bill Miller IV acquired a majority stake of Miller Value Partners. He explains where he is seeing opportunity in the market right now.

Closing Bell Overtime: AI Stock Boom Not Slowing Down; Debt Ceiling Talks Still Open 5/30/23
Last Tuesday at 9:13 PM

More gains in tech but the Dow closed. Unlimited Funds’ CIO Bob Elliott and Macquarie Group’s Thierry Wizman break down the market action. Earnings from HP, HPE and Box. Roger Ferguson, former Fed vice chairman, discusses the latest developments in the debt ceiling talk after an initial agreement was struck between President Biden and Speaker McCarthy. Oil fell under $70 a barrel for the first time in nearly a month; Citi’s Ed Morse discusses the recent weakness across commodities. Evercore’s Amit Daryanami breaks down earnings from HP and HPE. Plus, Pangaea Policy’s Terry Haines talks posturing versus rea...

Closing Bell: Time to Protect Some Profits? 5/30/23
Last Tuesday at 8:10 PM

Nvidia joined the trillion dollar club today – the first chip stock to reach that milestone. So, what’s next for that stock? Is it time to take and protect some profits? Top analyst Stacy Rasgon and shareholder Bryn Talkington of Requsite Capital give their expert takes. Plus, Lauren Goodwin from New York Life Investment Management is raising the red flag on what she sees as the next threat to stocks. Plus, the key metrics and themes to watch when HP, HPE and Box report after the bell.

Closing Bell Overtime: Tech’s AI Surge; Investing In Top Private Companies With Liberty Street CIO Christian Munafo 5/26/23

Tech stocks extended gains on AI tailwinds as the major averages all closed higher to end the week. Vital Knowledge’s Adam Crisafulli breaks down the market action ahead of the holiday weekend. Marvell jumped 30% today and we replay major AI moments from top CEOs over the past two weeks. Invitation Homes’ CEO Dallas Tanner talks the state of a housing market dealing with sticky inflation and slowing growth. Liberty Street runs an open private fund that lets clients invest in high-profile private companies. CIO Christian Munafo discusses hot names and strategy. Autodesk CEO Andrew Anagnost on the company’s quar...

Closing Bell: Tech Takeover Far From Over? 5/26/23

Fundstrat’s Tom Lee and NewEdge’s Cameron Dawson weighs in on the big run in tech stocks – and what’s next for the sector. Plus, Eric Jackson from EMJ weighs in on the big AI boom. And, market expert Mike Santoli breaks down what to watch as we head into a shortened, holiday trading week.

Closing Bell Overtime: Navy Secretary Carlos Del Toro On Tensions With Iran & China, Global Trade and AI In The Military; Medtronic CEO Talks AI In Medical Devices 5/25/23

The Dow was lower for the fifth straight session but NVIDIA led the tech and the S&P 500 higher after blowout earnings. NZS Capital’s Brad Slingerlend and JPMorgan’s Mira Pandit broke down the market action along with earnings from Marvell, Autodesk, RH, Costco and Gap. The AI explosion is in full force; C3.AI CEO Tom Siebel talks what’s next for the industry. Telsey Advisory Group CEO Dana Telsey breaks down the retail scene right now as companies report stronger-than-expected margins. Virgin Galactic had its first successful space flight in nearly two years. Morgan spoke with Navy S...

Nvidia: To Trim or Not to Trim? 5/25/23

Nvidia shares hitting a new all-time high. So, is it time to trim? Joe Terranova of Virtus, Hightower’s Stephanie Link and Alger’s Ankur Crawford discuss. Plus, Marc Lasry – CEO & Chairman of Avenue Capital – weighs in on the Fed, the market and the debt ceiling duel. And, Bobby Portis from the Milwaukee Bucks joins Marc Lasry on Post Nine to talk investing in sports, financial planning and more. 

Manifest Space: Quadrupling U.S. Spy Satellites with NRO Director Chris Scolese 5/25/23

As commercial space companies accelerate innovation into the final frontier, government agencies are looking to take greater advantage of the private sector. The National Reconnaissance Office, the division operating the U.S. government’s network of spy satellites, is the latest eager to expand its partnership. NRO Director Chris Scolese made headlines at the 2023 Space Symposium when he announced that the agency plans to quadruple the number of NRO satellites on orbit in the next decade—and now with just one week before the agency’s Tech Forum, commercial space stands to benefit. Morgan sits down with Dr. Scolese in a rare...

Closing Bell Overtime: NVIDIA Touches All-Time High After Strong Earnings, Nears $1T Market Cap; NASA Administrator Bill Nelson On Why ‘Space Is The Place’

Averages closed lower for the second straight day as debt ceiling talks yielded no deal. NewEdge’s Ben Emons and JPMorgan’s Jack Caffrey break down the market action as volatility increases. Huge Overtime moves from Snowflake and NVIDIA after reporting numbers. Atlas Capital’s Bob Diamond talks the latest Fed minutes release. Needham’s Raji Gil breaks down Nvidia’s huge move after a strong guidance: the company stock touching an all-time high in after hours. Madrona Venture’s Matt McIlwain on the earnings from NVIDIA and Snowflake and what AI means for both companies. NASA Administrator Bill Nelson on th...

Closing Bell 5/24/23

From the open to the close, “Closing Bell” and “Closing Bell: Overtime” have you covered. From what’s driving market moves to how investors are reacting, Scott Wapner, Jon Fortt, Morgan Brennan and Michael Santoli guide listeners through each trading session and bring to you some of the biggest names in business.

Closing Bell Overtime: Adobe CEO On AI In Photoshop, Ethical Worries; Yelp’s Activist Shareholder On Why It Needs To Sell Itself 5/23/23

Stocks drifted lower throughout the day as debt ceiling talks stalled. BD8’s Barbara Doran and Edward Jones’ Craig Fehr broke down the market action. Earnings from Palo Alto Networks and Toll Brothers. Adobe CEO Shantanu Narayen discussed his company’s major announcement on AI in Photoshop while also touching on the ethical implications of AI. Yelp stock soared after activist shareholder TCS Capital sent a letter to the board demanding it explore a sale. TCS President Eric Semler joined the show to talk why his plan makes the most sense for shareholders. Benefit Street Partners President Richard Byrne talks...

Closing Bell: Tech Tear Far From Over? 5/23/23

Tech has been on a tear … and T. Rowe Price’s Dom Rizzo says it doesn’t look like its strong run is over. He explains. Plus,  New York Life Investment’s Lauren Goodwin weighs in on new COVID concerns in China. Plus, AJ Oden from JP Morgan breaks down where he is seeing opportunity in the market right now. 

Closing Bell Overtime: Are Investors Too Rosy On China? And Why Pfizer’s New Weight Loss Drug Could Unseat Ozempic 5/22/23

The Nasdaq closed higher while the Dow fell in today’s session. Wells Fargo’s Darrell Cronk and Baird’s Ross Mayfield break down the market action. Is China’s economic reality less rosier than the investment banks are forecasting? Rockefeller International’s Ruchir Sharma makes the case for why investor should be wary of the strong bounceback story. A new study shows a Pfizer oral weight loss drug is as effective or even quicker than Ozempic’s injection; BMO analyst Even Seigerman on the investment prospects. Apollo Global’s Torsten Slock on the debt ceiling negotiations and the economic impac...

Closing Bell: Mega Cap Melt- Up 5/22/23

Can anything stop the mega cap melt-up? Morgan Stanley’s Erik Woodring gives his expert opinion. Plus, Gabriela Santos of JP Morgan Asset Management weighs in on the hawkish commentary from two Fed presidents today. And, Wells Fargo’s Mike Mayo breaks down all of Jamie Dimon’s comments at the JP Morgan Investor Day.

Closing Bell Overtime: Can Montana Actually Ban TikTok? With David Sacks & Sal Khan On Bringing AI To Education 5/19/23

Indices closed lower, snapping a two-day win streak. G Squared Private Wealth’s Victoria Greene and BNP Paribas’ Carl Riccadonna break down the market action. After testifying in front of the Senate oversight committee on financial regulation, Acting Comptroller of the Currency Michael Hsu joins to talk steps to restore confidence in the banking system. David Sacks, Craft Ventures co-founder, on Montana’s TikTok ban and if there is any chance it actually sticks, plus investing in China during high geopolitical tensions. Cadre CEO Ryan Williams discusses opportunities in the distressed commercial real estate sector and where he sees the mo...

Closing Bell: Break Out or Break Down? 5/19/23

Are stocks about to break out or break down? Tony Pasquariello from Goldman Sachs gives his forecast. Plus, Vantage Rock’s Avery Sheffield explains the key for investing in consumer stocks. And, Former Fed Vice Chair Richard Clarida weighs in on inflation, rate hikes and where he sees the economy headed from here.

Closing Bell: Overtime: Why Trillions Of Dollars Of Dry Power Are Still On The Private Equity Sidelines & How Much Higher Can NVIDIA Stock Surge? 5/18/23

Stocks closed near session highs, after surging into the close. That makes back-to-back positive sessions for the major indices. Ariel Investments’ Charlie Bobrinskoy and Citi’s Scott Chronert talk the market action. NVIDIA touched a 52-week high as its roll continues. Bernstein’s senior research analyst Stacy Rasgon breaks down much more room there could be to run for the high-flying stock. Betterment CEO Sarah Levy on the impact of the regional banking crisis on fintech. Raymond James’ Sunaina Sinha Haldea on why there are still trillions of dollars in dry powder among private equity firms – and what it might take...

Closing Bell: AI – Hope or Hype? 5/18/23

Apple,  Alphabet and Microsoft all getting in on the AI battle. But is all of this AI hope leading to way too much AI hype? Stephanie Link of Hightower, Joe Terranova of Virtus and Big Technology’s Alex Kantrowitz give their expert takes. Plus, Sofi’s Liz Young reacts to St. Louis Fed President James Bullard’s comments on inflation and future rate hikes. And, Netflix shares surged in today’s session despite worries surrounding the writer’s strike. We dig in on what’s sending that name higher and what it could mean for the rest of the streamers. 

Manifest Space: Space Enabled Farming with Deere CTO 5/18/23

Agriculture equipment-maker Deere is betting big on space. The company is seeking to expand into satellite services, with CTO Jahmy Hindman leading the charge. Morgan sits down with Hindman to discuss why the company finding ways to offer more value and services to a global customer base through space.

Closing Bell: Overtime: NVIDIA CEO On Promise And Perils of AI; ServiceNow CEO On Enterprise Spending 5/17/23

Major averages closed higher today. It was the best day for the indices since May 5. Wells Fargo’s Chris Harvey breaks down what’s behind the surge. ServiceNow and NHL announce a partnership; CEO Bill McDermott and Commissioner Gary Bettman join to discuss. McDermott talks the company’s Knowledge conference and its plans for AI in enterprise. NVIDIA CEO Jensen Huang sat down with our Jon Fortt in an exclusive interview talking the promise and peril of AI and scaling software. As questions swirl the regional banks, Todd Harper, Chairman of the National Credit Union Administration, discusses how to streng...

Closing Bell: Stocks Breaking Out? 5/17/23

Are stocks about to actually break out of this range they’ve been in? Cheryl Young of the Rockefeller Family Office and New Edge’s Cameron Dawson give their expert market takes. Plus, Tesla shareholder – Bryn Talkington – weighs in on Elon Musk’s comments regarding his controversial tweets and how it could impact his business. And, Leslie Picker shares billionaire businessman Marc Lasry’s latest call on rates. 

Closing Bell Overtime: CEOs of Cloudflare, SAP and Nubank; OpenAI CEO Talks To Congress 5/16/23

The major averages closed lower, near session lows. Vital Knowledge’s Adam Crisafulli and Alejandra Grindal, Ned Davis Research Chief Economist, break down the market action as the US creeps closer to a potential default. Congressional leaders speak after another meeting at the White House. OpenAI CEO Sam Altman spoke before Congress today; our Steve Kovach reports on the key takeaways and Cloudflare CEO Matthew Prince on how AI will impact his business. Tesla annual meeting is tonight; our Phil LeBeau on what investors are watching most closely. SAP CEO Christian Klein on AI and the cloud, plus Nubank re...

AI Regulation, Home Depot & Debt Ceiling Talks 5/16/23

Evercore ISI's, Greg Melich, discusses discuss Home Depot earnings and outlook and what it means for the retail sector. Richard Saperstein, Treasury Partners chief investment officer, discusses conflicting signals in the market and his playbook. Plexo Capital’s Lo Toney and Firstmark Capital’s Rick Heitzmann, discuss the A.I. arms race, regulation and outlook. Plus, iCapital’s Anastasia Amoroso and John Hancock’s Emily Roland, discuss the looming debt ceiling and the impact on stocks.

Closing Bell Overtime: Finding Value In Current Market; Activist Investor Takes On Shake Shack 5/15/23

Major averages closed higher, reversing losses in morning trading. Oakmark’s Tony Coniaris on where is finding value in this market. Plus AEI’s Jimmy Pethokoukis and JPMorgan’s Mike Feroli break down the impact debt ceiling talks are having on the market. Shake Shack shares had a strong day after activist investor Engaged Capital disclosed a 6.6% stake; 13D Founder Ken Squire on why there have been so many high-profile campaigns in 2023. Mortgage Bankers Association CEO Bob Broeksmit on the hottest areas in the country. Wedbush’s David Nierengarten on the hottest takeover targets in the biotech sector.  

Closing Bell: The Bull vs. Bear Debate 5/15/23

Jill Carey Hall, Bank of America, discusses small cap opportunity plays. T. Rowe Price’s Sebastien Page and BMO’s Brian Belski, offer the bull vs. bear case for where stocks go from here. JPMorgan’s Gabriela Santos and Trivariate’s Adam Parker, discuss staying negative on the markets and when they believe sentiment will change on sector laggards.

Closing Bell Overtime: Palmer Luckey Created Oculus. Next He Started A Top Defense Tech Company. Plus, The Impact Twitter’s New CEO Might Have On Ad Revenue 5/12/23

Major averages closed lower to end the week, marking two straight negative weeks for the Dow and S&P 500. Crossmark’s Bob Doll and GenTrust’s Mimi Duff break down the week of action and look ahead to next. Anduril Industries ranked #7 in this year’s CNBC Disruptor 50; founder Palmer Luckey talks all things defense, including the role of AI in the industry. Our Julia Boorstin takes a look at the possible impact Twitter’s new CEO will have on its ad revenue. Perrigo CEO Murray Kessler on the FDA advisory panel voting to recommend the company’s OTC birth cont...

Closing Bell: Musk’s Moment of Truth 5/12/23

Elon Musk stepping aside as CEO of Twitter – presumably to spend more time on everything else he has going on… including Tesla. That stock is now looking for momentum. EMJ’s Eric Jackson gives his forecast.  Plus, Morgan Stanley’s Chris Toomey says one sector is “priced to perfection.” He explains which one and why. And, Jessica Inskip of Options Play highlights the key technical levels investors should be watching.

Closing Bell Overtime: Andreessen Horowitz’s Katherine Boyle On Investing In “American Dynamism”; Unity Software CEO On Strong Quarter 5/11/23

Dow closed lower today, dragged down by Disney. The S&P 500 also fell while the Nasdaq ended in the green. 248 Ventures’ Lindsey Bell and Annandale Capital’s George Seay talk today’s market action. CFPB Director Rohit Chopra, who sits on the FDIC Board, discusses the FDIC’s proposal to replenish its $16B hole in deposit insurance after a string of bank failures. He also talks the CFPB’s new guidelines for personal financial data. Unity Software popped after a strong quarterly report; CEO John Riccitiello discusses what’s next. Andreessen Horowitz’s Katherine Boyle joins on the firm’s new investing...

Closing Bell: Big Bad Battle Brewing in Big Tech 5/11/23

Wedbush’s Dan Ives is calling Alphabet’s latest push is a defining moment in the AI race. He makes his case. Plus, Capital Wealth Planning’s Kevin Simpson breaks down where he is finding opportunity amid all of the volatility. And, Marci McGregor of Bank of America Merrill Lynch explains why she thinks defense is the best strategy in this market right now. 

Manifest Space: The Space SPAC Stumble with ProcureAM CEO Andrew Chanin 5/11/23

While publicly traded space startups have seen prices plummet back to earth since spinning off as SPAC companies, some investors are finding opportunities in the sector. Morgan discusses the investing landscape with ProcureAM CEO Andrew Chanin, whose firm issues the first pure-play space ETF.

Manifest Space: Rocket Science with Bank of America’s “Rocket Ron” Epstein 5/11/23

Earnings season for New Space is kicking into high gear, some analysts are seeing a tale of two companies. Morgan chats with Ron Epstein, Bank of America analyst, to break down results from Virgin Galactic and Rocket Lab – and why he sees a $1 trillion dollar opportunity in space.

Closing Bell Overtime: Google Cloud CEO Thomas Kurian On AI, Competition; Former Amazon Studios’ Matthew Ball On Streaming Landscape 5/10/23

Averages closed near session highs with S&P 500 and Nasdaq in the green and Dow slightly negative. Axonic’s Peter Cecchini and Vital Knowledge’s Adam Crisafulli talk the market action and react to a raft of earnings including Robinhood, Unity Software and Beyond Meat. Dow component Disney fell after reporting earnings. Wolfe Research’s Peter Supino broke down the negative investor reaction while former Amazon Studios head Matthew Ball talked long-term streaming strategy. Fresh from the stage at Google I/O conference, Google Cloud CEO Thomas Kurian talked the new AI tools GCP is offering and the intense cloud...

Closing Bell: The Catalyst for Stocks? 5/10/23

What is the catalyst for stocks to move higher? Is it rate cuts? Tom Lee of Fundstrat gives his forecast. Plus, Disney is set to report after hours. Victoria Fernandez of Crossmark Global Investments owns the stock and gives her take on what she’s watching from those numbers. And, Former Fed Governor Frederic Mishkin weighs in on the inflation situation and what the Fed might do next.

Closing Bell Overtime: IBM CEO On AI’s Impact On Jobs And New Watsonx Tool; GlobalFoundries CEO Talks Chips Environment 5/9/23

Major averages closed lower today. Wilmington Trust’s Meghan Shue and Decatur Capital CEO Degas Wright break down the market action amid earnings from Affirm, Airbnb, EA, Wynn, Occidental, Rivian, Twilio and IAC. IBM CEO Arvind Krishna weighs in on the company’s new AI offering Watsonx and the macro environment in tech spending. Former Atlanta Fed President Dennis Lockhart weighs in on the debt ceiling talk and when the market will begin to worry. Plus, GlobalFoundries CEO Thomas Caulfield talks the semiconductor business and whether there are signs of softening. Our Julia Boorstin launches this year’s Disruptor 50 list.