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  • Breaking into the 1%   Tuesday, 10 Feb 2015 | 1:17 PM ET
    Breaking into the 1%

    A new study says your earnings over your lifetime will mainly be determined in the first 10 years of your work life, reports CNBC's Robert Frank.

  • Sex sells: 50 shades of green Tuesday, 10 Feb 2015 | 1:52 PM ET
    50 Shades of Grey merchandise

    This is the first time such a racy movie has inspired branded merchandise, from the NC-17 variety to the PG.

  • 3-Year note auction yield: 1.050%   Tuesday, 10 Feb 2015 | 1:04 PM ET
    3-Year note auction yield: 1.050%

    CNBC's Rick Santelli dissects average demand at the 3-year note auction.

  • Power Play: 5 stocks for market volatility Monday, 9 Feb 2015 | 1:27 PM ET
    Traders work the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Two market veterans tell CNBC's "Power Lunch" how to make money in volatile market during economic recovery.

  • Gold may 'free fall' if it hits this level: Expert Monday, 9 Feb 2015 | 2:33 PM ET

    Although it was up about half a percent on Monday, gold will slip roughly $90 lower than where it sat, a futures expert said.

  • Unions will harm economy if they do this: Expert Monday, 9 Feb 2015 | 4:41 PM ET
    Members of the United Steel Workers union picket the Tesoro refinery in Carson, Calif., Feb. 2, 2015.

    As the nation watched two prominent labor disputes play out across the country, one expert had a warning on Monday.

  • Could labor unrest hurt the US economy?   Monday, 9 Feb 2015 | 2:40 PM ET
    Could labor unrest hurt the US economy?

    The United Steelworker has expanded their first nationwide strike to 2 more BP refinery plants. Discussing the effect of the strike, with Dan Mitchell, Cato Institute, and Philip Dine, U.S. Labor export.

  • Puerto Rico: Beware buyer   Tuesday, 10 Feb 2015 | 1:01 PM ET
    Puerto Rico: Beware buyer

    A judge has blocked Puerto Rico's effort to restructure certain debt though a new law, known as the Recovery Act. Insight on the island's issues, with CNBC's Kate Kelly, and Bob DiMella, co-head at MacKay Municipal Managers.

  • Want a better retirement? Move to Switzerland Tuesday, 10 Feb 2015 | 12:01 AM ET
    Senior couple looking at paperwork

    A new report shows America is barely in the top 20 countries for retirement security. The problem? "Material well-being" for retirees.

  • $20 oil 'is still possible': Gartman Tuesday, 10 Feb 2015 | 6:54 AM ET
    Dennis Gartman

    The recent rebound in oil should not be seen as a sign that the price has reached a bottom, influential investor Dennis Gartman told CNBC.

  • Why markets rallied this week   Friday, 6 Feb 2015 | 1:37 PM ET
    Why markets rallied this week

    CNBC's Bob Pisani and Gordon Charlop, Rosenblatt Securities, dissect this week's trading action.

  • Citadel outperforms   Monday, 9 Feb 2015 | 2:54 PM ET
    Citadel outperforms

    Perspective into Citadel's investor letter, with CNBC's Kate Kelly.

  • Cramer: What this oil price means for you   Monday, 9 Feb 2015 | 6:00 PM ET
    Cramer: What this oil price means for you

    Too hot? Too cold? Or has oil gone all Goldilocks on us? Mad Money host Jim Cramer explains the story.

  • A McDonald's McFix?   Monday, 9 Feb 2015 | 2:35 PM ET
    A McDonald's McFix?

    Discussing McDonald's menu strategy and future of the company, with restaurateur Tim Love.

  • Will early data back up the blowout jobs report? Tuesday, 10 Feb 2015 | 6:41 AM ET
    A now-hiring sign is shown in the window of a Panera Bread store in Santa Monica, Calif.

    Investors are looking at further confirmation of an improving U.S. job market with two data points that come out on Tuesday.

  • Obama to seek use of force against ISIS   Monday, 9 Feb 2015 | 2:57 PM ET
    Obama to seek authority to use force against ISIS

    According to Reuters President Obama is expected to ask congress by Wednesday to use force against ISIS, reports CNBC's John Harwood.

  • Street Talk: HRS, CSOD, CONN, CENX & CXP   Monday, 9 Feb 2015 | 2:35 PM ET
    Street Talk: HRS, CSOD, CONN, CENX & CXP

    "Power Lunch" hosts Melissa Lee and Brian Sullivan look at 5 stocks with analyst recommendations.

  • Price of ports' pain   Monday, 9 Feb 2015 | 2:10 PM ET
    Price of ports' pain

    Congestion at West Coast ports is estimated by Kurt Salmon to cost retailers as much as $7 billion this year, and $37 billion in 2016, reports CNBC's Courtney Reagan.

  • Oil higher despite Citi call   Monday, 9 Feb 2015 | 2:29 PM ET
    Oil higher despite Citi call

    CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis tracks today's oil action into the close.

  • Afternoon news check: Madoff, SpaceX & Joan Rivers

    CNBC's Sue Herera reports on this hour's top headlines, including another $356 million doled out to Bernie Madoff victims; SpaceX's launch and the sale of Joan Rivers' condo.

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