• Fed's Williams: Cutting reserve rates 'makes sense' Wednesday, 4 Dec 2013 | 6:21 AM ET
    John Williams, president of the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco.

    The Federal Reserve has more reason than ever to cut a key U.S. lending rate it has kept at just above zero since the depths of the financial crisis.

  • Finally: The Volcker rule going up for a vote Tuesday, 3 Dec 2013 | 4:57 PM ET
    Paul Volcker

    Wall Street banks get clarity about a ban on betting with their own money next week when the CFTC meets to vote on the so called Volcker rule.

  • Fed's Lacker: Bank 'wills' to reduce risky funding Tuesday, 3 Dec 2013 | 2:44 PM ET
    Jeffrey Lacker, president and chief executive officer of the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond.

    The Fed's Jeffrey Lacker says banks are likely to cut back on risky short-term funding if markets believe bankruptcy not bailouts await them.

  • Apple looking beyond core devices: Pro  Tuesday, 3 Dec 2013 | 2:15 PM ET

    John Sculley, former Apple CEO, explains why he really likes Apple's acquisition of Topsy. Gene Munster, Piper Jaffray, and CNBC's Jon Fortt weigh in.

  • Biotech's $177 million deal  Tuesday, 3 Dec 2013 | 1:36 PM ET

    Barbara Ryan, FTI Consulting, discusses the partnering of OncoMed and Celgene to make potential cancer treatments.

  • Co-founder of $8.2B hedge fund to retire Tuesday, 3 Dec 2013 | 11:25 AM ET
    Taconic Capital Advisors home page

    Kenneth Brody, the co-founder of $8.2 billion hedge fund firm Taconic Capital Advisors, plans to retire in January after nearly 15 years at the firm.

  • Isn't it time for a down week for stocks? Tuesday, 3 Dec 2013 | 10:39 AM ET
    Traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    The rally is still in an uptrend, but it's looking tired. Then again, it's been looking tired for more than a week.

  • Ex-Goldman trader should pay $118 million: US Tuesday, 3 Dec 2013 | 10:25 AM ET
    Matthew Taylor, a former trader with Goldman Sachs, exits federal court in New York in April.

    A former Goldman Sachs trader who pleaded guilty to fraudulently building a futures trade should repay $118 million to his former employer, U.S. prosecutors said.

  • Apple is a cloud, mobile & social play: Cramer  Tuesday, 3 Dec 2013 | 9:04 AM ET

    CNBC's Jim Cramer discusses Apple's upgrade by UBS and their acquisition of social search and analytics company, Topsy.

  • All about 'frictionless technology': CEO  Tuesday, 3 Dec 2013 | 4:40 AM ET

    Mark Tluszcz, CEO at Mangrove Capital Partners, explains what he looks for when he's investing in a technology company and how he uses free products as a way to drive business.

  • 'Smart money' is bearish: Nomura's Janjuah  Tuesday, 3 Dec 2013 | 2:00 AM ET

    Bob Janjuah, co-head of cross-asset allocation strategy at Nomura, says hedge funds are taking long positions and are trading on momentum.

  • Apple buys Topsy, Chernin gobbles up Crunchyroll Monday, 2 Dec 2013 | 6:37 PM ET
    An American icon: the Apple store in Manhattan

    Two small but notable tech acquisitions took place on Monday as Apple bought Topsy and Chernin ate up Crunchyroll

  • Hedge funds shift strategy in bid for growth Monday, 2 Dec 2013 | 3:22 PM ET

    A study shows half of hedge funds now sell products considered 'long-only' reflecting more conservative investor strategies in the market.

  • Moelis: M&A on long, slow & steady improvement  Monday, 2 Dec 2013 | 10:33 AM ET

    Moelis & Co. founder and CEO Ken Moelis, discusses the current M&A environment, as well as regulatory conditions. He says regulations "will continue to pressure people who want to have one-on-one relationships with their client undisturbed by some of the oversight that's meant for balance sheets."

  • Big Black Friday build up leads to letdown Monday, 2 Dec 2013 | 10:06 AM ET
    A shopper purchases an LED TV in Naples, Florida.

    Black Friday retail sales may have been more sizzle than steak. Traffic was up, but spending was down.

  • Hilton preps for biggest hotel IPO ever Monday, 2 Dec 2013 | 10:02 AM ET
    The Hilton Hotel in New York.

    Hilton said its IPO would raise up to $2.37 billion, in what would be the biggest-ever hotel IPO and perhaps the second-biggest IPO of the year.

  • Investors piled into these equity funds in November Monday, 2 Dec 2013 | 7:17 AM ET
    Traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Investors poured $31.6 billion into equity mutual funds and exchange-traded funds in November, data from TrimTabs Investment Research showed.

  • Hedge funds moving into non-traditional spheres  Monday, 2 Dec 2013 | 3:45 AM ET

    Anita Nemes, global head of capital introduction at Deutsche Bank, discusses how hedge funds are beginning to offer new products.

  • Time to put your money back into Oz banks?  Sunday, 1 Dec 2013 | 10:43 PM ET

    Simon Burge, CIO of ATI Asset Management, explains why he likes Australian banks despite their pricing.

  • The Week Ahead: November numbers come in  Friday, 29 Nov 2013 | 6:02 PM ET

    CNBC's Tyler Mathisen looks ahead to what are likely to be next week's top business and financial stories.

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