Power Lunch


  • Discussing U.S. debt, and monetary policy, with Niall Ferguson, author of "The Great Degeneration."

  • Continuity with Yellen: Niall Ferguson     Wednesday, 9 Oct 2013 | 1:40 PM ET

    Niall Ferguson, author of "The Great Degeneration," says he "can see Janet Yellen is on the same page with Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke." He also thinks we will have lower rates for longer than we would have with Larry Summers.

  • The Madoff case bankruptcy trustee Irving Picard seeks a review by the Supreme Court, in hopes of holding some of the big banks liable, reports CNBC's Scott Cohn.

  • Dow changes: Nike in, Hewlett-Packard out     Wednesday, 9 Oct 2013 | 1:19 PM ET

    Hewlett-Packard's CEO Meg Whitman said the business is stabilizing on multiple fronts, reports CNBC's Jon Fortt; and a look at Nike's revenue forecast, with CNBC's Jane Wells.

  • Don't think we'll default: Pro     Wednesday, 9 Oct 2013 | 1:13 PM ET

    Kenny Polcari, O'Neil Securities says the retail public usually panics at "exactly the wrong time," and recommends sitting tight. Jeff Kilburg, KKM Financial, and Jim Iuorio, TJM Institutional Services, weigh in.

  • How can Washington get a deal done on the debt limit? Harvard Business School negotiations professor Deepak Malhotra, Democratic strategist Chris Kofinis and Republican strategist Joe Watkins discuss.

  • Bipartisan meeting takes place in House     Wednesday, 9 Oct 2013 | 1:01 PM ET

    A bipartisan meeting with the top 4 leaders of the House took place Wednesday morning, reports CNBC's Eamon Javers.

  • With DC in budget purgatory, try this recipe Tuesday, 8 Oct 2013 | 12:39 PM ET
    Furloughed federal workers chant and shout as House Majority Leader Eric Cantor, R-Va., and fellow House Republicans hold a news conference on the West Front of the U.S. Capitol on Oct. 2, 2013.

    The drama in D.C. has Wall Street feeling like it's being held in the netherworld, so trader Kenny Polcari offer a recipe for "eggs in purgatory."

  • 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.

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