James Gennaro, NYC councilman, D-Queens, discusses the proposed bill that will ban e-cigarettes in public places in New York City. Gennaro believes the electronic cigarette renormalizes smoking.
Wednesday, 4 Dec 2013 | 3:26 PM ET
CNBC's David Faber reports famed investor Carl Icahn has called for a shareholder proposal that calls for Apple to buy back $50 billion in stock. His previous request had been for $150 billion.
Wednesday, 4 Dec 2013 | 12:19 PM ET
Total applications are down 12.8 percent week-to-week, and the average rate on the 30-year fixed conforming loan crossed the 4.5 percent mark, reports CNBC's Diana Olick. Mortgage bankers say the numbers are still skewed due to the holiday week.