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Health and Health Care

Health and Health Care

Economy Explained

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    Americans often check their receipts to make sure they've bought everything they need, and probably to see if what they paid this time is any different from the last trip. The government does the same with the Consumer Price Index. Here are the details. 

  • An employee stacks mini solar cells after ends are soldered on them at the Xunlight Corp. factory in Toledo, Ohio, U.S.

    The producer price index is a key economic measurement especially when it comes to inflation.

  • Trader on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    A stock correction may seem like something is getting 'fixed' on Wall Street, but usually it's a trigger for financial losses. So what is a correction? CNBC explains.

Taxes Explained

Technology Explained

  • Pilot at controls of instrument panel

    CNBC explains exactly what the aircraft autopilot is, how it works and how safe it is.

  • A black box from the Germanwings crash in this photo released March 25, 2015 by the BEA, France's Bureau d'Enquetes et d'Analyses (Air Accident Investigator).

    A guide to how aircraft manufacturers equip all their planes so that investigators know what happens in a crash.

  • Watching TV

    Cord-cutting will bring huge changes in TV viewing. Apple already controls our phones. Will it control our TVs too?

CNBC Explains

Latest Special Reports

  • Tips on the best-performing portfolio strategies and global market trends that can help you become a smarter investor.

  • Financial Advisor

    Some investors turn to advisors for career planning. A look at how FAs help clients assess talent, skills and training.

  • Trading Nation

    Trader Nation is not simply about finding that next trade -- it is a place where traders trade better together.