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  • Social Media in 2014: It’s about show, not tell Thursday, 5 Dec 2013 | 10:28 AM ET
    The social media effect: Retailers continue to be a big beneficiary of Pinterest.

    What lies ahead for social media? User-generated content will be embraced as brands cut through the clutter and create more engaging experiences. Apu Gupta, CEO of Curalate shares his predictions.

  • Can you trust the jobs report numbers?     Thursday, 5 Dec 2013 | 8:15 AM ET

    According to a source, some census employees faked job responses, reports CNBC's Eamon Javers. And CNBC's Steve Liesman reports on the actual falsification rate among interviews.

  • The real facts about inequality Wednesday, 4 Dec 2013 | 12:37 PM ET
    A homeless woman stands in the street in New York.

    There is no question that inequality is disturbingly high. But the discussion around it is flawed by a disregard for actual data.

  • Estate planning: 7 rules for a solid plan Wednesday, 4 Dec 2013 | 11:19 AM ET

    Estate planning isn't just about taxes. It's also not about giving your kids money. Here are 7 rules for a solid estate plan.

  • Ho! Ho! Ho! Wine sales are soaring Wednesday, 4 Dec 2013 | 8:54 AM ET

    Wine sales are soaring. How do investors get in on the action (besides drinking)? Todd Schoenberger raises a glass and offers up some advice.

  • One more Obamacare headache: Rep. Sam Graves Tuesday, 3 Dec 2013 | 6:45 PM ET

    Another Obamacare provision exists that most small business owners don't know about, says Sam Graves, chairman of the House small business committee.

  • How 2008 sparked youth entrepreneurship Wednesday, 4 Dec 2013 | 8:00 AM ET

    Today's technology lets entrepreneurs innovate at a frenetic pace, and get real-time feedback to fast-track product development.

  • Doubling minimum wage a mistake: Economist     Tuesday, 3 Dec 2013 | 4:44 PM ET

    Martin Feldstein, Harvard University economics professor, shares his views on how raising the minimum wage to $15 an hour would impact the economy.

  • Russia looks to fill Mideast void left by US Wednesday, 4 Dec 2013 | 8:43 AM ET

    In the Middle East, Russia is looking to fill the void left by an increasingly distracted United States.

  • How GOP should react to Obamacare mess: Hutchison Tuesday, 3 Dec 2013 | 7:47 AM ET

    Instead of piling on criticism of the disastrous Obamacare rollout, Republicans should lead with solutions, says Kay Bailey Hutchison and Frank J. Macchiarola.

  • Entrepreneurial spirit is in jeopardy: Amway chair Tuesday, 3 Dec 2013 | 12:52 PM ET

    The US was founded on entrepreneurial freedom but the entrepreneurial spirit in America is in jeopardy, Amway's chairman says.

  • Annuities: More cons than pros? Tuesday, 3 Dec 2013 | 10:08 AM ET

    Annuities are among the most recommended investment products for older Americans, but few individuals understand them. Here are the pros and cons.

  • Why investors are poised to rush to Greek stocks Tuesday, 3 Dec 2013 | 4:30 AM ET

    The precipitating fallout from being downgraded may actually help bolster Greek equity prices, says Nick Skrekas.

  • Segway inventor: Let's show kids smart is cool Monday, 2 Dec 2013 | 12:12 PM ET
    Students and their robots from the First Robotics program lead the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day parade.

    The US needs to get kids to be interested in science and technology. The best way? Convince them that smart is cool, says Segway inventor Dean Kamen.

  • The 5 most interesting stock stories right now Monday, 2 Dec 2013 | 11:26 AM ET
    A trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    This year has shaped up to be an epic year for stocks. Here are the five most interesting stock stories on CNBC anchor Brian Sullivan's radar.

  • Clueless investors pay price when it comes to fees Monday, 2 Dec 2013 | 9:58 AM ET

    Many investor clients of financial advisors are clueless or unaware of hidden fees or non-transparent fees they pay as part of investment management.

  • Will Mexico open its oil industry to the world? Monday, 2 Dec 2013 | 8:44 AM ET
    A boat sails away from the Petroleos Mexicanos (Pemex) Centennial deep sea crude oil platform in the waters off Veracruz, Mexico.

    The key issue for Mexico's oil reform isn't privatization, it's whether it will open the industry to international companies, says Dan Yergin.

  • Amazon is testing deliveries by drones. Victor Anthony, Topeka Capital Markets internet analyst, says he didn't see this coming, and weighs in on Bezos' leadership at Amazon.

  • Nomura: Global financial crisis is over     Sunday, 1 Dec 2013 | 7:16 PM ET

    Michael Kurtz, Global Head of Equity Strategy at Nomura, says markets have been preparing themselves for a Fed taper and lists his reasons for declaring an end to the global financial crisis.

  • Central and eastern Europe are courting China Sunday, 1 Dec 2013 | 10:10 PM ET
    Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban

    China is beginning to contribute to the formidable economic potential of the "young" Europe in the east.

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