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  • Oil, nat gas rises on Gulf storm concerns     Friday, 4 Oct 2013 | 1:18 PM ET

    CNBC's Sharon Epperson reports increasing oil and natural gas supply concerns as Tropical Storm Karen nears the Gulf.

  • 'Dread Pirate Roberts' in court     Friday, 4 Oct 2013 | 1:18 PM ET

    Silk Road's founder charged with selling drugs online and using Bitcoins as currency, collecting some $80 million in sales commissions. CNBC's Josh Lipton has the details.

  • Stay away from social media stocks?     Friday, 4 Oct 2013 | 1:13 PM ET

    Jeff Killburg, KKM Financial, and Scott Nations, NationsShares, share their plays on social media stocks.

  • Obama swipes at Boehner during lunch outing     Friday, 4 Oct 2013 | 1:08 PM ET

    The president left the White House and walked to a sandwich shop offering furloughed government workers a 10 percent discount. He again called on House Speaker John Boehner to allow a vote on a "clean" funding bill.

  • The Steve Liesman jobs report     Friday, 4 Oct 2013 | 1:05 PM ET

    Due to the government shutdown, no jobs data was released. CNBC's Steve Liesman does his own report.

  • I'm not buying the default: Polcari     Friday, 4 Oct 2013 | 1:04 PM ET

    Kenny Polcari, O'Neil Securities, and Ben Willis, Albert Fried and Company, discuss why they don't think we will default. "It will only damage America" says Fried.

  • CNBC's Jeff Cox says even though the Obama administration may be trying to scare the financial markets about a government default, Wall Street doesn't seem to be very worried.

  • Vanity Fair's leading innovators list     Thursday, 3 Oct 2013 | 1:54 PM ET

    Vanity Fair released its much anticipated list of 50 leading innovators and disruptors. Betsy Lack of Vanity Fair, shares her opinions on the excitement over some of these leaders.

  • Power House: Tampa real estate     Thursday, 3 Oct 2013 | 1:48 PM ET

    Kevin Freel, realtor for Century 21 Beggins provides a look at hot homes in Tampa. This week's power house is listed for $1.4 million

  • Spa, pool deck & sports pub at Facebook?     Thursday, 3 Oct 2013 | 1:44 PM ET

    Facebook is partnering with developer St. Anton Partners on a complex down the road from its headquarters in Menlo Park, reports CNBC's Julia Boorstin.

  • Businesses help those furloughed     Thursday, 3 Oct 2013 | 1:42 PM ET

    CNBC's Hampton Pearson reports Z-Burger has been giving away burgers to government employees who show their ID. The DC economy is taking at least a $200,000 daily hit.

  • Obamacare still 'glitchy'?     Thursday, 3 Oct 2013 | 1:41 PM ET

    CNBC's Bertha Coombs reports that many officials are recommending people go to call centers to get information.

  • National Economic Council director Gene Sperling discusses President Obama's willingness to negotiate on the Affordable Care Act.

  • Tesla car catches fire- detail     Thursday, 3 Oct 2013 | 1:31 PM ET

    CNBC's Phil LeBeau reveals video of a Tesla vehicle in Seattle that caught fire. Shares of Tesla have fallen 12 percent since the video was published on YouTube.

  • National Economic Council director Gene Sperling discusses news Speaker Boehner is determined to prevent a government default, and just how much President Obama is willing to negotiate on budget issues.

  • National Economic Council director Gene Sperling says "the 14th Amendment does not give the President of the United State the ability to unilaterally borrow," and addresses the impact that could have to the global markets.

  • Boehner spokesman: US will not default on debt     Thursday, 3 Oct 2013 | 1:27 PM ET

    Speaker Boehner's office is not denying the NY Times report that says Speaker Boehner is determined to prevent a federal default, reports CNBC's Eamon Javers.

  • US on path for energy independence?     Thursday, 3 Oct 2013 | 1:14 PM ET

    A WSJ headline says the U.S. is "overtaking Russia" as the largest oil and gas producer. Dan Pickering of Tudor, Pickering, Holt & Co. says the U.S. is importing about 8 million barrels today, and Carl Larry of Oil Outlooks and Opinions, talks about the benefit refiners are seeing right now.

  • The NY Times is reporting Speaker Boehner is determined to prevent a federal default, and is willing to pass a measure through a combination of Republican and Democratic votes. CNBC's Eamon Javers, and Josh Boak of The Fiscal Times, provide perspective.

  • Can Wall St. befriend the White House?     Thursday, 3 Oct 2013 | 1:07 PM ET

    Discussing the relationship between the White House and Wall Street amid JPMorgan's settlement talks, with CNBC's Eamon Javers, and Josh Boak of The Fiscal Times.

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