Topics and Guests for December 16

Who does Wall Street want to see emerge as the Democratic candidate for President, now that former Vice President Al Gore has stepped aside?

We'll handicap the frontrunners with the Reverend Al Sharpton.

The Senate Republican Conference plans to meet in early January, with a possible look at who'll be the party's leader in the Senate. Will Sen. Trent Lott's, R-Miss., leadership be challenged? National Center for Neighborhood Enterprise's Robert Woodson; author and radio host Earl Ofari-Hutchinson and the Congress of Racial Equality's Roy Innes, join the debate.

With Cardinal Law stepping down, we'll get some perspective on what lies ahead for Boston, the richest Catholic diocese in the country, from Bill Donohue of the U.S. Catholic League, and John Moody, senior vice president of news at FOX and an expert on the Catholic Church.

We'll take the market's temperature with Frank LaSalla, president and COO of Bank Of New York's Clearing Services; Keith Keenan, vice president and partner of institutional trading at Wall Street Access and Kathy Boyle, president and certified financial planner at Chapin Hill Advisors.

Plus, is retail off to a sluggish start? We'll ask retail watcher Howard Davidowitz.

And, who says the days of exorbitant pay packages for hotshot CEOs are over? We'll be joined by compensation expert Dr. Jeffrey Sonnenfeld.

We'll have those stories and more!

About Your World...

More than just facts and figures, Your World with Neil Cavuto gets to the heart of the matter with reports from FOX News correspondent Molly de Ramel and in-depth analysis from our FOX Business News All-Stars:

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