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  • Four tips for managing catastrophic risk Friday, 14 Feb 2014 | 10:39 AM ET

    Companies can't just react to catastrophes like extreme weather or the financial crisis—they need to be proactive. Here are four tips.

  • Janet Yellen is NOT Ben Bernanke Thursday, 13 Feb 2014 | 7:00 AM ET
    Janet Yellen, the new Federal Reserve Board chairwoman, appears before the House Financial Services Committee on February 11, 2014 in Washington.

    Sure, she signaled that she would continue the Bernanke policy but make no mistake—she’s not going to be just like Ben, says Bob Brusca. Here’s why.

  • The market loves Yellen—but for how long?: Polcari Wednesday, 12 Feb 2014 | 7:00 AM ET
    Janet Yellen, the new Federal Reserve Board chairwoman, appears before the House Financial Services Committee on February 11, 2014 in Washington.

    The market loved Janet Yellen's congressional testimony — but once reality sets in, the Yellen glow will fade, says NYSE floor trader Kenny Polcari.

  • Memo to AOL: This is what's really distressed Wednesday, 12 Feb 2014 | 10:31 AM ET
    Tim Armstrong, CEO and chairman of AOL

    The AOL CEO’s comments about two “distressed babies” and how it impacted the company’s 401(k) decisions is only part of the story.

  • Moms with tattoos: Provocative and powerful Wednesday, 12 Feb 2014 | 1:02 PM ET

    Getty Images' director of visual trends talks about a powerful and provocative update, from moms with tattoos to soldiers and skateboards.

  • Yellen just added pressure on emerging markets Tuesday, 11 Feb 2014 | 5:14 PM ET
    Fed Reserve Chair Janet Yellen before the House Financial Services Committee.

    Janet Yellen gave a thumb's up to the US economy. And as established economies get more attractive, emerging markets have to work harder to attract—and keep—investors.

  • Why Google is tech's darling—not Apple Wednesday, 12 Feb 2014 | 8:47 AM ET
    A sign is posted on the exterior of Google headquarters on January 30, 2014 in Mountain View, California.

    Investors "heart" Google and it is the search giant's stock, not Apple, that is the darling of the tech sector now, says Tom Kee.

  • Five reasons China will fail to dominate Tuesday, 11 Feb 2014 | 7:00 AM ET
    woman walks with her child on a street as schools were closed due to the heavy smog in Jilin, northeast China's Jilin province.

    China may have the world’s second-largest economy but here are five reasons why it will fail to dominate global commerce, says investor Ed Sappin.

  • Three things Apple needs to do right now Tuesday, 11 Feb 2014 | 8:00 AM ET
    Apple's iPhone 5C

    Apple is showing a glimmer of that Steve Jobs innovation. Here are three things the company must do now to convince customers—and investors, says Michael Yoshikami.

  • Regulators are driving the banks out of NY: Bove Monday, 10 Feb 2014 | 4:59 PM ET
    Richard Bove of Rafferty Capital Markets.

    A deluge of lawsuits is forcing big banks to leave New York, banking analyst Dick Bove said.

  • Here's why the economy could get worse: Stiglitz Monday, 10 Feb 2014 | 8:00 AM ET
    US economist Joseph Stiglitz

    Underlying fundamental problems in the US economy could get worse — and many are, says Nobel laureate and Columbia professor Joseph Stiglitz.

  • The silver lining of the Affordable Care Act Monday, 10 Feb 2014 | 10:06 AM ET

    The CBO talked about 2.5 million jobs lost from the Affordable Care Act. That's not quite right and misses the real silver lining, says Jack Ablin.

  • Why Boeing CEO deserves a spot on the A-list Monday, 10 Feb 2014 | 8:08 AM ET
    Jim McNerney, president and CEO of The Boeing Company on Mad Money.

    If we're picking the most influential leaders of the past 25 years, we have to include Boeing CEO Jim McNerney, says CNBC's Phil LeBeau.

  • Hans-Werner Sinn

    The German Constitutional Court's decision on the European Central Bank's OMT program might seem promising for markets, but things are not so simple, writes Hans-Werner Sinn.

  • Russia-Japan: Example of peace, commerce in Asia? Sunday, 9 Feb 2014 | 9:24 PM ET
    Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe

    The formidable economic potential of the Russia-Japan trade is an improbable investment story, but a promising investment story.

  • This is what Greenspan is really worried about … Friday, 7 Feb 2014 | 11:15 AM ET
    Alan Greenspan

    Former Fed Chairman Alan Greenspan told CNBC on Friday he's worried about the spread between 30-year and 5-year Treasury notes.

  • Brazil needs investors to reclaim BRIC growth Friday, 7 Feb 2014 | 11:37 AM ET
    Dilma Rousseff, Brazil's president, speaks at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, Friday, Jan. 24, 2014.

    Investors are weary of Brazil's short-term growth prospects but they shouldn't ignore its medium-term potential, says Dan Steinbock.

  • How fragile are emerging markets? Friday, 7 Feb 2014 | 7:00 AM ET
    Customers looking at Apple iPhones in a China Mobile store in Shanghai.

    Emerging markets are again under pressure. But are these economies really as fragile as global traders seem to fear?

  • Five smart things good team leaders do Friday, 7 Feb 2014 | 5:26 AM ET

    Moorad Choudhry puts together a straightforward 5-point guide to the qualities and traits needed to put together genuinely effective teams.

  • Beyond Steve Jobs: Tech's game-changers Thursday, 6 Feb 2014 | 1:08 PM ET

    Of course, when we talk tech game-changers there's Steve Jobs and Bill Gates. But do you know who Jony Ive or Hasso Plattner are? You should.

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