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  • Philanthropy isn't just money: Sandy & Joan Weill Monday, 9 Sep 2013 | 10:44 PM ET
    Sandy and Joan Weill

    In a CNBC.com editorial, banking legend Sandy Weill and his wife, Joan, say philanthropy is much more than just writing a check.

  • Will Syria keep Larry Summers out of the Fed? Monday, 9 Sep 2013 | 10:23 AM ET

    Traders say President Obama's bruising fight over Syria might change the outlook on the choice for the next chairman of the Federal Reserve.

  • Short Hannah, long Miley: The stock analysis Wednesday, 28 Aug 2013 | 4:05 PM ET
    Miley Cyrus (L) and Miley Cyrus (R).

    What if celebrity were measured like stocks? Then Hannah Montana is a loser and Miley Cyrus, twerks and all, is the winner.

  • The Lions celebrate their victory

    The British Lions team selection just goes to show that taking a contrary view from the mainstream can be a very profitable strategy.

  • Why Putin Likes a Long Airport Stay for Snowden Wednesday, 3 Jul 2013 | 11:28 AM ET

    The longer Russia can keep perpetuating the Snowden confusion, the better for them.

  • Delicate Decisions: Big First Week for Mark Carney Tuesday, 2 Jul 2013 | 12:00 AM ET

    Mark Carney, who takes over the Bank of England this week, has a lot to prove, notes CNBC's Ross Westgate.

  • Snowden, ‘Snowed-In’ in Hong Kong? Monday, 17 Jun 2013 | 4:22 AM ET
    Edward Snowden

    Snowden might be a resident of Hong Kong for some time to come as existing legislation and bilateral agreements allow people to go to the courts for protection

  • Asia Currency Sell-Off Goes From Bad to Ugly Monday, 17 Jun 2013 | 3:21 AM ET
    Indian Rupees

    Asian currencies have been battered lately by talk of the U.S. Federal tapering its massive stimulus program and analysts expect the pummeling to continue.

  • Early Data Underscore Moral, Technology Dilemma Wednesday, 12 Jun 2013 | 2:34 PM ET

    It's another case where technology develops faster than a culture's moral framework, CNBC's Steve Liesman says.

  • The Fed Taper: Reasons for Comfort Tuesday, 11 Jun 2013 | 3:58 AM ET

    There is some comfort in the speculation surrounding the Federal Reserve, because whatever happens investors can still count on a period of very low rates and bond yields.

  • Oil: A Port in the Storm for Much Longer? Tuesday, 4 Jun 2013 | 3:28 AM ET

    OPEC members are still enjoying $100 oil. And yet for how long can oil avoid the maelstrom that has whipped up across almost every other traded asset?

  • Syria Has a Driver's Seat, and the US Isn't In It Thursday, 30 May 2013 | 3:45 PM ET
    Protestors wave Free Syria's flags and chant slogans during a demonstration.

    There is no favorable outcome in Syria at this point—only the least unfavorable—and even that will not likely be dictated by Washington.

  • Fed's Bond-Buying Taper Is Least of Banks’ Worries Tuesday, 28 May 2013 | 10:54 AM ET

    Banks have been skipping along the yellow brick road, content in a fairytale landscape awash with quantitative easing. But the sky darkened last week, as the industry's best friend threatened to become a foe.

  • Paul Tudor Jones Issues an Apology Friday, 24 May 2013 | 4:40 PM ET
    Paul Tudor Jones, chairman and chief executive officer of Tudor Investment Corp.

    After taking some serious heat for remarks that suggested mothers can't be good traders, Paul Tudor Jones issued this apology.

  • Yes, Mr. Jones. Mothers Can Be Great Traders Friday, 24 May 2013 | 2:40 PM ET
    Paul Tudor Jones, chairman and chief executive officer of Tudor Investment Corp.

    Finerman responds to Paul Tudor Jones' comment that trading is difficult for mothers because connecting with a child is a "focus killer."

  • Why This Week Could See Start of Risk-Off Monday, 20 May 2013 | 12:00 AM ET
    ECB President Mario Draghi

    The deteriorating economic and political triggers in Europe appear likely to cause a bout of serious risk-off, Mike Gallagher, director of research at IDEAglobal said.

  • Central Banks in Focus: Time to Risk It? Monday, 20 May 2013 | 1:39 AM ET

    I was just at an interesting lunch with Garry Kasparov, the man who became the youngest world chess champion in history in 1985 at the age of 22. He held the title as the world's top player for 20 years before retiring to pursue other chess and non-chess related interests.

  • Yoshikami: What Happens After Ben? Monday, 13 May 2013 | 11:26 PM ET
    Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke

    While it is true that Federal Reserve policy is often led by the Chairman, it is clear that most governing members believe that the current course of action is the correct one.

  • Why 'Boring, Dull, Passive' Investing Is Working Monday, 13 May 2013 | 2:05 AM ET

    The least lucrative strategy for the investment banks and stockbrokers is "buy and hold" and it's the "buy and hold" investors who have made most of the money so far since those 2012 lows. Steve Sedgwick, Anchor at CNBC Europe writes.

  • Hank Greenberg on China, Iran and Soviet 'Minders' Thursday, 9 May 2013 | 9:00 AM ET
    Hank Greenberg

    Hank Greenberg, the former head of insurance giant AIG, tells CNBC about building AIG from a small domestic insurance company into the mammoth global player that it became.

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