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  • FDA considering online e-cig sales ban     Friday, 23 Aug 2013 | 1:50 PM ET

    Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer is giving a 12-month notice of his retirement, and the FDA is considering a ban on online sales of e-cigarettes. CNBC's John Carney and Simon Hobbs discuss.

  • Western wildfires fighting money problems     Friday, 23 Aug 2013 | 1:45 PM ET

    The Western wildfires are now attacking Yosemite National Park, covering 84 square miles. CNBC's Scott Cohn reports on the funding problems regarding the firefighting efforts.

  • CFTC considering high-speed controls     Friday, 23 Aug 2013 | 1:39 PM ET

    CNBC's Scott Cohn and Kayla Tausche discuss the Commodity Futures Trading Commission's possible moves in the wake of the Nasdaq shutdown.

  • Fed is watching housing     Friday, 23 Aug 2013 | 1:14 PM ET

    New home sales are down 13.4 percent in July, plunging to the lowest rate in 9 months. CNBC's Hampton Pearson reports the primary catalyst is higher mortgage rates.

  • Silver settles at 3-month highs     Friday, 23 Aug 2013 | 1:31 PM ET

    The soft housing data of new home sales renewed traders hopes the Fed will maintain its bond-buying program and hold off on "tapering." CNBC's Courtney Reagan reports how metals reacted.

  • Emerging market currency play     Friday, 23 Aug 2013 | 1:30 PM ET

    Time to get in currencies in emerging markets? Kathy Lien, BK Asset Management, share her opinions.

  • Twitter's path to IPO?     Friday, 23 Aug 2013 | 1:22 PM ET

    Since Facebook's IPO in 2012, the Nasdaq has taken 15 tech companies public, reports CNBC's Julia Boorstin. All eyes are on Twitter, Box and Dropbox as the next anticipated IPOs.

  • Nightmare at the Nasdaq     Friday, 23 Aug 2013 | 1:17 PM ET

    Nasdaq CEO Bob Greifeld explained his actions after Thursday's "flash freeze" on this morning's "Squawk Box." CNBC's John Carney and Eamon Javers, discuss. Eric Hunsader of Nanex, weighs in.

  • Taper talk 'smoke & mirrors: Pro     Friday, 23 Aug 2013 | 1:10 PM ET

    Investors are hanging on every word out of the Fed. CNBC Contributor Abigail Doolittle says she thinks all this taper talk is "smoke and mirrors."

  • CEO Ballmer to leave Microsoft     Friday, 23 Aug 2013 | 1:02 PM ET

    Microsoft's CEO Steve Ballmer will retire within 12 months, reports CNBC's Jon Fortt. And Brendan Barnicle, Pacific Crest Securities, and William George, former Medtronic CEO, speculate who may replace Ballmer, and what's next for the company.

  • Is Bernanke 'The Boy Who Cried Wolf?' Thursday, 22 Aug 2013 | 11:12 AM ET

    After the latest Fed minutes showed few clues about the timing of tapering, some pros are growing tired of waiting around for Fed action.

  • Anticipating the Nasdaq's reopen     Thursday, 22 Aug 2013 | 1:54 PM ET

    CNBC's Dominic Chu reports equities traders are trying to manage around the issues at the Nasdaq, but there isn't really a panic. How to play Nasdaq stocks once it reopens, with the "Fast Money" traders.

  • Nasdaq to offer 5-minute quote only period     Thursday, 22 Aug 2013 | 1:45 PM ET

    The Nasdaq will reportedly reopen like an IPO, in which they will have a 5-minute quote only period, reports CNBC's Bertha Coombs.

  • SEC monitoring Nasdaq issues     Thursday, 22 Aug 2013 | 1:28 PM ET

    Trading of all stocks on the Nasdaq has been halted for over an hour. CNBC's Dominic Chu reports how the Nasdaq plans to reopen. Eamon Javers offers insight on the SEC's investigation, and whether trading hours will be extended. Jeff Kilburg of KKM Financial, doesn't see an impact at the CME Group.

  • Nasdaq halts trading; impact of the outage     Thursday, 22 Aug 2013 | 1:15 PM ET

    Trading of all securities on the Nasdaq has been halted, reports CNBC's Simon Hobbs; and Bertha Coombs, Brian Sullivan and the "Fast Money" traders discuss the potential impact of the outage. David Greenberg of Greenberg Capital, weighs in.

  • Nasdaq: Halted trading in all Tape C securities     Thursday, 22 Aug 2013 | 1:00 PM ET

    The Nasdaq halted trading in all Tape C securities until further notice. CNBC's Bob Pisani and Bertha Coombs, offer insight. The "Fast Money" traders, and Kenny Polcari, O'Neil Securities, share perspective.

  • What's fueling Netflix?     Wednesday, 21 Aug 2013 | 1:41 PM ET

    Netflix hit a new 2-year high, and edging closer to an all-time high. CNBC's Julia Boorstin reports on the company's comeback, saying it has earned back customers with a growing library.

  • On tour with Keegan Bradley     Wednesday, 21 Aug 2013 | 1:55 PM ET

    Liberty National kicks off next week. PGA tour player Keegan Bradley speaks to CNBC's Tyler Mathisen about the PGA Championship, and advice for Tyler's swing.

  • Power Rundown: Surge in part-timers     Wednesday, 21 Aug 2013 | 1:47 PM ET

    President Obama is planning to tame rising college costs; and it's not so difficult to find a job if you're looking for part-time work. CNBC's Bob Pisani and Simon Hobbs, discuss.

  • Gold up in August     Wednesday, 21 Aug 2013 | 1:32 PM ET

    Metals edge lower ahead of the release of the FOMC minutes, and CNBC's Bertha Coombs reports gold is up 4.5 percent in August.

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