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Shareholder value is no longer the main focus of some of America’s top business leaders.

The Business Roundtable, a group of chief executive officers from major U.S. corporations, issued a statement Monday with a new definition of the “purpose of a corporation.”

Former SEC Chairman Harvey Pitt on Monday questioned the motivation of Harry Markopolos, the Bernie Madoff whistleblower who unveiled a long list of allegations against General Electric last week in an investigation for a short seller.

After completing a wild week on Wall Street, what should investors expect in the days and weeks ahead in the markets? Joining us to discuss this topic is Kenny Polcari, Managing Principal at Butcher Joseph Asset Management.

John Harwood joins us on the show to talk about how presidential candidates are already talking about your money.

General Electric shares fall after Madoff whistleblower Harry Markopolos targets the conglomerate in a new report, calling it “a bigger fraud than Enron.”

If you are worried about a possible recession on the horizon, there are some financial moves you can make to help protect yourself.

Volatility is back on Wall Street.

The average daily point range of the Dow Jones Industrial Average so far this month is about 482 points, which is more than double the average daily range from the rest of the year (224 points from January to July).

With warning signals of a possible recession, what should we expect with the economy in the near future? Joining us to discuss this is Kathy Jones, Chief Fixed Income Strategist at Charles Schwab.

On Wednesday, the Dow plummeted 800 points which is its worst day of the year as the bond market flashed an ominous sign and fears of a worldwide economic slowdown. Bob Pisani has more for us from the New York Stock Exchange.

With fears of a recession hurting the stock market, we discuss what it may mean for your portfolio investments and what opportunities you should keep an eye on in the market. Ben Phillips, Founder and CIO at Event Shares, give us his ideas.

A new report shows older Americans owe a lot more money now than just a decade ago. Could that make retirement a predicament? Joining us to discuss this topic is Joe Brusuelas, Chief Economist at RSM US.

We discuss more about the tariff delay and how it impacted the markets and both the tech and retail sectors. Peter Sorrentino, Chief Investment Officer at Comerica Wealth Management, joins us on the show.

With lower bond yields, investors are putting more emphasis on municipal bonds. Seema Mody reports.

On this week’s “Market Monitor”, we speak with David Yepez. Senior Investment Analyst at Exencial Wealth Advisors, who gives us three stock names he says are relatively cheap and will grow double digits in the long term.

We have a special report on how investors are using high tech data to forecast climate risk to their real estate interest. Diana Olick has more for us.