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  • Talking Numbers: Momentum for Major Indices?     Friday, 30 Mar 2012 | 3:24 PM ET

    Breaking down the charts for the three major indices and making Q2 predictions, with Terence Gabriel, Ideaglobal head of technical analysis.

  • Lotto Advice from 7-Time Lottery Winner     Friday, 30 Mar 2012 | 2:46 PM ET

    The Mega Millions Jackpot now stands at $640M and Richard Lustig, a 7-time lottery winner, discusses what to do if you win.

  • Dividends vs. Buybacks     Friday, 30 Mar 2012 | 2:05 PM ET

    Sharing perspective on tonight's lottery drawing for $640M and whether investors should safeguard their money in dividend stocks or companies who are buying back shares, with Randy Bateman, Huntington Funds CIO and Barry James, James Advantage Funds president.

  • Largest Jackpot in History     Friday, 30 Mar 2012 | 2:03 PM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli and Mary Thompson share perspective on tonight's Mega Millions drawing to win $640M.

  • Tonight's Mega Madness     Friday, 30 Mar 2012 | 2:02 PM ET

    The Mega Millions Jackpot has jumped from $363M on Tuesday to $640M for tonight's drawing. WNBC's Jon Vigliotti weighs in on the growing number of participants.

  • Best Buy Cuts to Save $800M     Friday, 30 Mar 2012 | 1:37 PM ET

    Shares of Best Buy plunged 7 percent yesterday on news of the company's reported $1.7B net loss in Q4. Discussing the company's announcement to close 50 U.S. big-box stores and fire 400 employees to save $800M in costs, with Michael Pachter, Wedbush Securities managing director.

  • Big Week for IPOs     Friday, 30 Mar 2012 | 1:34 PM ET

    CNBC's Kayla Tausche reports on the busiest week for IPOs in more than a year.

  • Energy Industry Keeps Markets Strong Friday, 30 Mar 2012 | 12:54 PM ET

    Residential real estate in Texas and other central states is a well-oiled machine. Literally — energy production in the central U.S. has helped bolster the region’s economies, and that has translated to the local housing markets.

  • Major Markets Looking Up Friday, 30 Mar 2012 | 12:52 PM ET

    In cities like Denver, Salt Lake City and Albuquerque, inventory is down, traffic is up and prices are stabilizing.

  • Smaller Cities Leading the Rebound Friday, 30 Mar 2012 | 12:51 PM ET

    Sales are up, inventory down, but prices are generally still weak.  If you're looking for a success story, however, try Grand Rapids, Mich., Cedar Falls , Iowa and Green Bay, Wis.

  • Washington D.C. and Its Suburbs Prime Attraction Friday, 30 Mar 2012 | 12:50 PM ET

    Thanks to high gasoline prices, today's home buyers want to be close in. D.C., with so many  thriving suburbs and an expansive Metro system, offers ample opportunity.

  • Survival of the Biggest Friday, 30 Mar 2012 | 12:48 PM ET

    An improving jobs outlook in Northern California, continued low mortgage rates and the ongoing influx of new residents into the Golden State provide support to a healing housing market.

  • Spring Selloff?     Thursday, 29 Mar 2012 | 1:10 PM ET

    Tech and financials are vying for the top performing sector this year. Is this where investors should be putting their money? Uri Landesman, Platinum Partners LP, and Gina Sanchez, Roubini Global Economics, discuss.

  • Nike Sues Reebok     Wednesday, 28 Mar 2012 | 4:31 PM ET

    Nike's suit claims Reebok does not have license to use Tebow's name, with CNBC's Darren Rovell.

  • Forecast for Stocks & Economy     Wednesday, 28 Mar 2012 | 1:31 PM ET

    Stocks are hitting new highs, but unemployment is still high and gas prices are soaring. Where does the economy and the markets go from here? CNBC's Steve Liesman reports.

  • Saks CEO on High-End Sales Growth     Wednesday, 28 Mar 2012 | 10:15 AM ET

    Insight on why high-end retailers are still holding up well despite surging gas prices, with Steve Sadove, Saks chairman/CEO.

  • Vocera IPO At the NYSE     Wednesday, 28 Mar 2012 | 9:55 AM ET

    Celebrating its IPO, Bob Zollars, Vocera Communications chairman/CEO, rings the opening bell at the NYSE.

  • Jack Welch on Inflation and Gas Prices     Wednesday, 28 Mar 2012 | 7:31 AM ET

    I am seeing a slowdown from January to March on short-cycle businesses, says Jack Welch former GE chairman/CEO and Jack Welch Management Institute founder. Welch discusses gas prices impacting business and consumer spending, with CNBC's Steve Liesman.

  • Talking Numbers: Constructive Housing Outlook?     Tuesday, 27 Mar 2012 | 3:30 PM ET

    Richard Ross, Auerbach Grayson, explains what the charts say about homebuilders.

  • Home Improvement Improving     Tuesday, 27 Mar 2012 | 1:41 PM ET

    The housing market may not be on solid ground, but as Americans start feeling better about the economy, they're starting to loosen the purse strings on home improvements, reports CNBC's Diana Olick.