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Tyler Mathisen NBR Anchor

Tyler-MathisenTyler Mathisen co-anchors public television’s “Nightly Business Report produced by CNBC.”

Mathisen also co-anchors CNBC’s “Power Lunch” and is Vice President for Strategic Editorial Initiatives working closely with CNBC’s Business Development and Marketing teams on strategic initiatives and alliances.

Previously, Mathisen was Managing Editor of “CNBC Business News” responsible for directing the network’s daily content and coverage. Mathisen also hosted CNBC’s “High Net Worth.” Prior to this, Mathisen was co-anchor of CNBC’s “Closing Bell with Maria Bartiromo and Tyler Mathisen.”

Before joining CNBC in 1997, Mathisen spent 15 years as a writer, senior editor and top editor at Money magazine. He was also the money editor of ABC’s “Good Morning America” from 1991 to 1997.

A CEO’s passion play

Thomas Farrell is more than just the CEO of Dominion Resources. He’s adding writer and producer to his resume with new Civil War flick.

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This is one of those days that makes investors nervous, and rightly so. The Dow, the S&P 500 and Nasdaq sold off sharply. Small company stocks in the Russell 2000 are now in correction territory, meaning they’ve fallen 10 percent from their recent peak. There are several reasons. One is that Wal-Mart’s profit report suggested …

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The List: CNBC First 25 The beauty, and the beast, of putting together a list like CNBC’s First 25 is that you go into the process knowing that no one will be happy when you come out of it. That’s because the final product is so totally, exquisitely, infuriatingly … debatable. You just can’t win. Your spouse …

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The stock market is wrapping up its worst month in, well, months. The so-called January indicator says that as goes January, so goes the year – unless…..

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“No wonder investors are worried about what will happen when the Fed starts pulling back.”

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So you have to ask yourself, are you any more inclined to shop online today because retailers, and we in the media, have declared it Cyber Monday?

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Of all the things we have to worry about financially right now, inflation is happily not one of them. The government said today that consumer prices rose just one percent in October from a year ago. That was the smallest 12-month gain since October 2009. And prices actually fell by a tenth of a percent last …

I really don’t know what to tell you about protecting your money when Washington seems to be run by Goofies and Dumbos, when the stakes are so large but the politicians seem to be humming “It’s a Small World After All”.

The Fed’s decision not to taper its stimulus program was a stunner. Here’s the lesson learned.

What should the individual investor do on a day like this?

An era ended today. Dell is going private after 25 years as a company whose shares traded on the NASDAQ stock exchange.

The Canadian company is basically conceding that it can no longer compete on its own as a publicly traded corporation.

The economy added fewer jobs in July than had been predicted causing new concerns about the economy and the quality those jobs.

Have Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke and his merry band of policymakers been clear enough, or even too clear, about the Fed’s plans?

Here’s what Tyler thinks is worth paying attention to this earnings season, and what investors should just “play past.”