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  • 'Dead man' found 34 years later     Thursday, 19 Dec 2013 | 1:40 PM ET

    CNBC's Andrea Day reports on one man who walked away from his entire life, labeled as "missing, then deceased," and found 34 years later.

  • Fed hangover: Is the taper-triggered rally over? Thursday, 19 Dec 2013 | 1:39 PM ET

    The Fed finally pulled the trigger on tapering and the market, predictably, shot higher. Was that it? Trader Kenny Polcari offers his stock-market outlook.

  • The Countdown: Enough snow for Sochi?     Thursday, 19 Dec 2013 | 1:29 PM ET

    CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports on 3 stories overseas, including whether Sochi will have enough snow for the Olympics.

  • Consumer Reports tests for sick chicken     Thursday, 19 Dec 2013 | 1:24 PM ET

    Consumer Reports says 48 million people get sick from salmonella every year. CNBC's Jane Wells reports Consumer Reports tested more than 300 chicken breasts bought across the U.S., and found bacteria in nearly all of them.

  • Safest cars on the market     Thursday, 19 Dec 2013 | 1:23 PM ET

    CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports on the latest car safety report from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety.

  • Mega card breach at Target     Thursday, 19 Dec 2013 | 1:19 PM ET

    Some 40 million customers may be affected by a data breach at Target, reports CNBC's Mary Thompson. Krebsonsecurity.com independent reporter Brian Krebs, provides insight.

  • CNBC's Morgan Brennan reports a Bristol-Myers spokeswoman says the company is looking for new opportunities in immuno-oncology.

  • Hedge funds eye Citi     Thursday, 19 Dec 2013 | 1:13 PM ET

    CNBC's Kayla Tausche reports bank stocks led the rally on Wednesday after the Fed announced it will taper in January.

  • Traditional home buyers back     Thursday, 19 Dec 2013 | 1:06 PM ET

    Coldwell Banker Real Estate CIO Budge Huskey, explains why he wasn't very surprised by lower existing home sales in November. He says 2013 was an "impressive year for real estate overall."

  • November home sales down     Thursday, 19 Dec 2013 | 1:04 PM ET

    Existing home sales were down 4.3 percent month-to-month in November, reports CNBC's Diana Olick.

  • Power Lunch's Top 5: Activist investor battle     Wednesday, 18 Dec 2013 | 1:36 PM ET

    The "Power Lunch" team looks back on JC Penney's 2013, which involved perhaps the most fascinating billionaire battles of all time.

  • "Power Lunch" reflects on the top five stories of the year, including BlackBerry's tough year. Seema Mody reports on the company's volatile year.

  • Power Lunch's top 5 stories: Best Buy     Monday, 16 Dec 2013 | 1:43 PM ET

    The "Power Lunch" crew looks back on its top 5 stories of the year, including a big year for Best Buy. Stacey Widlitz of SW Retail Advisors, says new management has helped turn around the retailer.

  • Housing starts surge in November     Wednesday, 18 Dec 2013 | 1:05 PM ET

    Housing starts, down in September and October for the first time since 2011, rose 22.7 percent last month, CNBC's Diana Olick reports. Also, a look at the recent drop in mortgage applications.

  • Looking for better growth in 2014: Economist     Wednesday, 18 Dec 2013 | 1:13 PM ET

    Is current economic data good enough for the Fed to begin to taper? Vincent Reinhart, Morgan Stanley, and Michael Feroli, JPMorgan, discuss.

  • QE boost to the wealthy     Wednesday, 18 Dec 2013 | 1:12 PM ET

    Many of the gains from QE have gone to financial assets, reports CNBC's Robert Frank. The intent of the program was to help the overall economy.

  • Banks await Fed news     Wednesday, 18 Dec 2013 | 1:01 PM ET

    CNBC's Steve Liesman reports Deutsche Bank and Goldman Sachs are speaking out about the taper.

  • Who's the best Fed chairman in recent history? Monday, 16 Dec 2013 | 3:40 PM ET

    As the Federal Reserve marks its 100th anniversary, market observers ponder who might be the central bank's greatest chairman.

  • Forget the Fed, here comes the Santa rally: Pro Monday, 16 Dec 2013 | 2:48 PM ET
    Ben Bernanke and Janet Yellen

    The Fed's done for the year. But Santa isn't. The market's going to rally back to the year's highs, says trader Kenny Polcari.

  • Sen. Coburn's '2013 Wastebook'     Tuesday, 17 Dec 2013 | 1:44 PM ET

    CNBC's Hampton Pearson reports which federal spending Sen. Tom Coburn believes was wasted by the government in 2013.

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