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  • The 'Merkel put' is a safe bet Sunday, 2 Feb 2014 | 2:24 AM ET

    As European integration continues, German Chancellor Merkel will push for "binding contracts" as a major building block toward the euro area fiscal union.

  • While the "Fragile Five" have been among the hardest hit amid the turmoil in emerging markets, the threat of a full-fledged crisis remains low.

  • Four smart business lessons from NFL playbook Friday, 31 Jan 2014 | 12:10 PM ET
    Richard Sherman #25 of the Seattle Seahawks.

    From Richard Sherman's outburst to Peyton Manning's style, here are some lessons executives can learn from the NFL.

  • Betting on the Super Bowl—Wall Street style Friday, 31 Jan 2014 | 7:00 AM ET
    Peyton Manning #18 of the Denver Broncos.

    Wall Street guys will bet on ANYTHING. It's in their DNA. Former trader Raj Mahal offers up his bets on everything from the Super Bowl to Olympic curling.

  • Are you a spouse? No, I'm a CEO Friday, 31 Jan 2014 | 1:46 PM ET
    A logo sits on a sign at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, on Thursday, Jan. 23, 2014.

    Sure there was talk of women's issues at Davos but this female CEO says one of the questions she got asked a lot was: Are you here as a spouse?

  • NFL's dark cloud: The concussion lawsuit Thursday, 30 Jan 2014 | 12:47 PM ET
    Jack Brewer of the New York Giants on December 12, 2004 in Baltimore, Maryland.

    As we approach the highly anticipated Super Bowl, there's one dark cloud that doesn't seem to want to pass over the NFL: The concussion lawsuit, says former NFL player Jack Brewer.

  • Motorola FAIL: What Google needs to learn Thursday, 30 Jan 2014 | 3:00 PM ET
    Motorola Droid 4 smartphone.

    Some people gave Google a pass on the failed Motorola experiment because they're rich and powerful but here's the lesson they need to learn, says Jon Fortt.

  • MasterCard exec: Time to put chips in credit cards Thursday, 30 Jan 2014 | 2:35 PM ET
    Shopper uses a credit card machine at Target

    After data breaches at big name retailers rattled customers, this MasterCard executive says now is the time to upgrade credit-card technology.

  • JK Rowling: Nice books, but not that important Thursday, 30 Jan 2014 | 11:24 AM ET
    J.K. Rowling

    Apologies to Harry Potter fans, but J.K. Rowling doesn't belong on the CNBC list of the top 25 business movers and shakers over the last 25 years.

  • Why Ebbers and Lay should be on this list Wednesday, 29 Jan 2014 | 8:27 AM ET
    From left: Bernie Ebbers and Ken Lay

    As CNBC seeks to find the 25 most influential leaders, Buzzfeed's Jon Steinberg argues it should include some famous failures, including WorldCom's Ebbers and Enron's Lay.

  • Milken to Madoff: Villains who changed the world Tuesday, 28 Jan 2014 | 8:28 AM ET
    Bernard Madoff, money manager and accused mastermind of a $50 billion investment fraud, walks toward his home after appearing in court in New York on Dec. 17, 2008.

    CNBC is remembering the most impactful leaders of the past 25 years — and we can't do that without acknowledging some of the villains who changed the world like Milken and Madoff.

  • This will be a tough year for developing economies Wednesday, 29 Jan 2014 | 2:53 PM ET

    The Fed taper may be one of the sure things for 2014 — get ready for volatility, especially in developing economies, says Wharton Professor Joao Gomes.

  • Rich vs. poor: Wage stagnation is a myth Wednesday, 29 Jan 2014 | 11:03 AM ET
    Commuters arriving at Grand Central Terminal

    This argument that the rich keep getting richer while the majority have hit a brick wall is full of holes, says Troy University's Daniel Smith.

  • Obama's speech was 'small ball': Rep. Paul Ryan Wednesday, 29 Jan 2014 | 8:59 AM ET
    Rep. Paul Ryan

    Rep. Paul Ryan tells CNBC that President Barack Obama's State of the Union address didn't contain any new ideas.

  • Obama 'has reason to be nervous' Wednesday, 29 Jan 2014 | 12:01 PM ET
    In his State of the Union speech, President Barack Obama said he would ask for the creation of a new retirement fund product.

    Obama's State of the Union address seemed more about surviving the midterm elections than anything — and he "has reason to be nervous," said political strategist Sara Fagen.

  • Stop the Davos bashing! A five-point reality check Tuesday, 28 Jan 2014 | 12:00 PM ET
    The World Economic Forum logo in Davos, Switzerland.

    Here’s a five-point reality check for why people need to stop bashing Davos as an irrelevant gathering of the elite. By the executive director of Wharton's Risk Management Center.

  • Paul Singer: Minimum wage hike would destroy jobs Tuesday, 28 Jan 2014 | 10:21 AM ET
    Paul Singer

    Billionaire hedge fund manager Paul Singer feels for the poor but thinks increasing minimum wages is a terrible idea.

  • Kudlow: Left turn in the emerging markets Monday, 27 Jan 2014 | 6:22 PM ET

    Left-wing policies in the emerging markets like Argentina, Brazil and Turkey are to blame for the recent U.S. stock market tumble.

  • Time to tweak your China strategy Monday, 27 Jan 2014 | 4:26 PM ET
    Attendees take a photograph with a smart phone at the 2013 Wuhan Motor Show in Wuhan, China.

    The slowdown in China is real and it's time to tweak your investing strategy, says Michael Yoshikami. Here are six tips.

  • Why Obama may not give America what it wants Tuesday, 28 Jan 2014 | 1:48 PM ET

    Obama may steer away from what's really important to Americans in his State of the Union speech, says political strategist Sara Fagen. Here's why.

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