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  • Steve Liesman puts himself in Lew's shoes     Tuesday, 15 Oct 2013 | 1:28 PM ET

    If the U.S. breaches the debt ceiling, the Treasury will have to get creative in deciding what gets paid. CNBC's Steve Liesman acts like Treasury Secretary Jack Lew.

  • 'Ivy leaguers' still the most desired?     Tuesday, 15 Oct 2013 | 1:21 PM ET

    The CEO of Burberry Angela Ahrendts is leaving the company to head Apple's retail division. Peter Blair, dean of NYU Stern School of Business; and CNBC's Jon Fortt and Robert Frank, discuss whether "ivy leaguers" are still at the top of businesses.

  • Burberry CEO to head Apple's retail division     Tuesday, 15 Oct 2013 | 1:18 PM ET

    The CEO of Burberry Angela Ahrendts is leaving the company to head Apple's retail division, reports CNBC's Robert Frank.

  • Economist Robert Shiller is saying home prices look reasonable. CNBC's Diana Olick, and Shari Olefson, CEO of The Carnegie Group. "There is an argument to be made for bubble 2.0," explains Olick.

  • Discussing the approach of the House to reach a deal in Washington, with Peter Blair Henry, dean of NYU Stern School of Business; Rep. Marsha Blackburn (R-TN); and CNBC's John Harwood.

  • Boehner: Trying to find bipartisan solution     Tuesday, 15 Oct 2013 | 1:01 PM ET

    CNBC's John Harwood reports the House is still clearly divided on a debt deal. The House proposal is still being tweaked.

  • Cinderella moment? Try the pumpkin cream sauce Tuesday, 15 Oct 2013 | 11:00 AM ET

    Will the possible debt deal be like the horse-drawn carriage that turns into a pumpkin at the stroke of midnight? Try this pumpkin cream recipe.

  • Sources say Netflix talks to offer service through its set top boxes is "on." Michael Pachter, analyst at Wedbush Securities, and CNBC's Julia Boorstin, discuss.

  • Obamacare code fixable?     Monday, 14 Oct 2013 | 1:17 PM ET

    CNBC's Bertha Coombs reports the government continues to make fixes to the Federal Exchange. One issue had to do with selecting security questions. "This has been resolved," says Michael Ricotta of Blue Fountain Media Development. He says the real problem is when one goes to actually apply, and having to do with storing the user's data.

  • Steve Cohen 'pruning' art     Monday, 14 Oct 2013 | 1:48 PM ET

    According to The New York Times, Steve Cohen is selling at least 3 important paintings, including a famous Warhol that could fetch more than $20 million. CNBC's Robert Frank has the details.

  • TD Ameritrade doing 'just fine': CFO     Monday, 14 Oct 2013 | 1:38 PM ET

    TD Ameritrade CFO & EVP Bill Gerber, says his business is in very good shape amid the government shutdown. "We are seeing more trading activity," he says.

  • Many are worried a short-term fix in Washington will not fix the lingering problems. TD Ameritrade CFO & EVP Bill Gerber, says "uncertainty is keeping businesses from figuring out where they're going to go."

  • Cleaning up Washington     Monday, 14 Oct 2013 | 1:37 PM ET

    Many companies struggle to plan for 2014 as the future is unknown. If a deal is reached on the debt limit, it might mean new taxes, reports CNBC's Mary Thompson.

  • Pres.Obama: Some progress in the Senate     Monday, 14 Oct 2013 | 1:16 PM ET

    CNBC's Eamon Javers shares comments made by President Obama at the charity food kitchen Martha's Table in regards to the government shutdown. The President said "this whole shutdown has been completely unnecessary."

  • Susan Lacz of Young Presidents' Organization discusses the effect the shutdown is having on her catering business.

  • Defensive sectors & the shutdown     Monday, 14 Oct 2013 | 1:09 PM ET

    According to Thomson Reuters, defensive sectors have outperformed during past government shutdowns, reports CNBC's Seema Mody.

  • Markets about to turn positive: Pro     Monday, 14 Oct 2013 | 1:06 PM ET

    If you think the U.S. will breach its debt ceiling, how should you prepare your investments? CNBC's Bob Pisani, and Kenny Polcari, O'Neil Securities, discuss.

  • New data on the US economy     Monday, 14 Oct 2013 | 1:03 PM ET

    CNBC's Steve Liesman reports on data from the Peterson Foundation, which states government spending cuts have reduced GDP by 0.7 percent since 2010.

  • Sen. Reid: Hoping to present plan at 3PM ET     Monday, 14 Oct 2013 | 1:01 PM ET

    CNBC's Eamon Javers reports Congressional leaders are meeting with President Obama and Vice President Joe Biden Monday afternoon.

  • CNBC's Josh Lipton reports on the multi-million dollar industry that caters to survivalist looking for shelter during crisis.

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