Topics and Guests for December 15

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Talk about a crystal clear connection! Telecommunications giants Sprint Corp. (search) and Nextel Communications Inc. (search) agree to merge in $35 billion deal that will create the nation's third largest wireless telephone service provider. Tim Donahue, president and CEO of Nextel, and Gary Forsee, chairman and CEO of Sprint, join us with the details.

President Bush sets the stage for his second term by sponsoring a two-day White House economic conference in Washington. Expert panelists will debate issues such Social Security reform, tax cuts and lawsuit reform. Will the summit produce meaningful results, or is it merely window-dressing? We'll get a fair and balanced debate from Treasury Secretary John Snow and Rep. Barney Frank, D-Mass.

Plus, we'll take the market's temperature with Gary B. Smith, columnist for; Scott Bleier, president of; Meredith Whitney, executive director of CIBC World Market, and Gregg Hymowitz, founder of Entrust Capital.

President Bush says the U.S. wants a strong dollar. So why is Frank Varga, vice president of international economic affairs for the National Association of Manufacturers, a huge fan of the declining dollar? We'll ask him.

Are lottery winners prepared for the downfalls that their large sums of money can bring? Monsignor Tom Hartman and Rabbi Marc Gellman of The God Squad weigh in.

Plus, in business and in politics, if people sense you're phony, you're toast. But, how does that pertain to you? Former vice presidential candidate Geraldine Ferraro explains.

And, we'll talk earnings and expectations with Butch Stewart, CEO of Sandals Resorts.

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