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  • For Paulson, Steinway deal means more than profits Tuesday, 8 Oct 2013 | 3:59 PM ET
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    Billionaire hedge funder John Paulson explains why his Steinway purchase is not just business, it's personal.

  • Did Madoff act alone?     Tuesday, 8 Oct 2013 | 1:54 PM ET

    CNBC's Scott Cohn reports five former Madoff employees are on trial. It is likely to take 5 months.

  • CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis reports on a private school outside of Dallas where the student business club has taken mock investing to a whole new level.

  • Comedian Jon Stewart criticized Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius for problems with Obamacare's rollout, and Former President Jimmy Carter says the middle class is now the new poor. "The Profit" host Marcus Lemonis, share his opinions.

  • Steinway CEO Michael Sweeney says he hopes John Paulson will be involved in the day to day operations, and discusses the latest expansion of the business.

  • John Paulson on why he bought Steinway     Tuesday, 8 Oct 2013 | 1:43 PM ET

    Many on Wall Street wonder why John Paulson bought Steinway. Paulson says he hopes to be an owner for a long time.

  • Ballmer: Made strong progress in past year     Tuesday, 8 Oct 2013 | 1:34 PM ET

    Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer wrote a farewell letter to shareholders, saying "we are in the early stages of our transformation, but made strong progress in the last year." CNBC's Jon Fortt, and "The Profit" host Marcus Lemonis grade his assessment.

  • Obamacare to benefit hospitals: Analyst     Tuesday, 8 Oct 2013 | 1:19 PM ET

    Hospitals have outperformed the market, despite lower utilization trends and tougher reimbursement rules. CNBC's Bertha Coombs reports Deutsche Bank analyst Darren Lehrich sees higher patient volumes ahead.

  • Fixing the Obamacare glitches     Tuesday, 8 Oct 2013 | 1:15 PM ET

    Many Americans are continuing to have trouble accessing the website to sign up for Obamacare. John Weatherley, Arraya Solutions, says he was able to establish an account, and shares his ideas to fixing this.

  • Still like owning Treasurys: Pro     Tuesday, 8 Oct 2013 | 1:07 PM ET

    Advice for investors as the market weakens, and the deadline for raising the debt ceiling approaches, with Kenny Polcari, O'Neil Securities; Jeff Kilburg, KKM Financial; and CNBC's Sharon Epperson.

  • CNBC's Robert Frank reports John Arnold pledged up to $10 million to fund head start programs that were closed because of the government shutdown.

  • Game plan for possible debt ceiling breach     Tuesday, 8 Oct 2013 | 1:04 PM ET

    If we breach the debt limit, how should you change your spending habits? CNBC's Steve Liesman has the details of who will get paid, and who won't.

  • Goldman Sachs has a new report forecasting the potential impact to the market if the debt ceiling isn't raised. CNBC's Eamon Javers has the details.

  • Crane fails in Manhattan     Monday, 7 Oct 2013 | 1:48 PM ET

    A sky crane appeared to be raising a load of concrete when it failed at one of Manhattan's tallest residential towers. CNBC's Robert Frank reports the site of the incident is at the same building known for an infamous crane failure during Superstorm Sandy.

  • Twitter's all-male board     Monday, 7 Oct 2013 | 1:36 PM ET

    As Twitter prepares to go public, the social media company is getting heat over a lack of women on its board, reports CNBC's Josh Lipton. Reshma Saujani, Girls Who Code founder, shares her opinions.

  • 9-year old boards plane without ticket     Monday, 7 Oct 2013 | 1:28 PM ET

    CNBC's Phil LeBeau has 2 stories from the transportation sector, including the incredible details of a 9-year old boy who somehow boarded a plane without a ticket.

  • Obamacare: Volume really to blame?     Monday, 7 Oct 2013 | 1:15 PM ET

    CNBC's Bertha Coombs reports federal officials admit the problems of the Federal Exchange go beyond the large volume. Michael Ricotta, Blue Fountain Media, and White House deputy senior adviser for communications and strategy David Simas, provide insight.

  • Jumbo lenders slowed by shutdown     Monday, 7 Oct 2013 | 1:08 PM ET

    Two percent of the staff at the Federal Housing Administration staff is working, and many lenders are not moving ahead on jumbo mortgages. CNBC's Diana Olick reports

  • Multinational stocks outperform     Monday, 7 Oct 2013 | 1:06 PM ET

    CNBC's Seema Mody reports companies that generate more than 50 percent of sales here in the U.S. have been outperforming. Some multinational winners include Goodyear Tire and Cliffs Natural.

  • President visits FEMA     Monday, 7 Oct 2013 | 1:03 PM ET

    CNBC's John Harwood reports President Obama is speaking at FEMA to share preparations for bad weather in the South.

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