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  • Pork in debt deal? Try stuffed pork rolls recipe Friday, 18 Oct 2013 | 10:48 AM ET
    Pork-barrel spending

    Though lawmakers reached a debt deal, a closer look reminded trader Kenny Polcari of a great dish, stuffed pork rolls.

  • Governor Bill Richardson of New Mexico, author of "How to Sweet-Talk a Shark," provides advice for the mess in Washington, negotiating your salary at work, and negotiating with your children at home.

  • Staying the 401(k) course     Friday, 18 Oct 2013 | 1:44 PM ET

    CNBC's Sharon Epperson reports that those who save consistently through a crisis can get big rewards.

  • Tracking health care trip-ups     Friday, 18 Oct 2013 | 1:20 PM ET

    CNBC.com's Dan Mangan breaks down health care glitches among state and federal exchanges and explains why problems are way worse than we thought.

  • Hedge funders for Cory Booker     Friday, 18 Oct 2013 | 1:39 PM ET

    CNBC.com's Lawrence Delevingne reports why hedge fund managers are backing Senator-elect Cory Booker, D-N.J.

  • Perfect time to buy stocks?     Friday, 18 Oct 2013 | 1:04 PM ET

    "Strong fundamentals, reasonable valuations, and an accommodative central bank" cause the perfect combination to buy stocks says Katie Nixon, Northern Trust.

  • Google: Split it or hit it?     Friday, 18 Oct 2013 | 1:34 PM ET

    With Google hitting $1,000 per share, CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis explores the option of a stock split to keep share prices lower for the average investor.

  • CNBC's Diana Olick spoke with a CEO of a Maryland-based commercial real estate finance company, who says the deal in Washington shows just how out of touch the government is with corporate America.

  • Metals close a little lower to end week     Friday, 18 Oct 2013 | 1:31 PM ET

    CNBC's Sharon Epperson reports gold traded in a narrow range today after posting its biggest weekly increase in 2 months.

  • Chinese credit rating agency downgrades US     Thursday, 17 Oct 2013 | 1:06 PM ET

    The Xinhua news agency in China says U.S. politicians have done "nothing substantial but postponed once again the final bankruptcy of global confidence in the U.S. financial system." CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports a credit ratings agency in China downgraded the U.S. to A- from A.

  • Be cautious of tech: Polcari     Friday, 18 Oct 2013 | 1:28 PM ET

    As Google reaches $1,000 per share, Kenny Polcari, O'Neil Securities, and CNBC's Bob Pisani discuss caution for a tech bubble.

  • Crazy how costs have gone up: Ridgewells CEO     Thursday, 17 Oct 2013 | 1:19 PM ET

    Is there anything Congress can do to win back the hearts of businesses? Susan Lacz, Ridgewells CEO says it has become harder to make a profit.

  • Oreos as addictive as crack?     Thursday, 17 Oct 2013 | 1:54 PM ET

    A new study from Connecticut College found lab rats that ate Oreo cookies activated neurons in their brains' "pleasure center" in the same way that drugs such as cocaine would.

  • Wow, Charlotte homes reasonably priced     Thursday, 17 Oct 2013 | 1:45 PM ET

    Bonnie Papandrea of Wilkinson & Associates ERA Powered, provides insight on how her business was impacted by the shutdown. Also, a peak at 3 property listings in Charlotte, North Carolina.

  • Is there a formula for success?     Thursday, 17 Oct 2013 | 1:41 PM ET

    Discussing the greatest qualities a business could ask for in its leader, with Gordon Bethune, Former Continental Airlines Chairman & CEO, and Eric Schurenberg, Inc. editor-in-chief, share their opinions.

  • Gold prices spiking     Thursday, 17 Oct 2013 | 1:28 PM ET

    One day after Washington's temporary debt deal passed, gold prices spikes, reports CNBC's Sharon Epperson. A comparison of the performance in stocks versus gold.

  • Market momentum unsustainable: Strategist     Thursday, 17 Oct 2013 | 1:25 PM ET

    Joe Tanious, JPMorgan Funds global market strategist, says the markets will continue to move higher from now until the end of the year, but doesn't see the momentum lasting. He says improving fundamentals will help the market.

  • Pork, earmarks & kickbacks     Thursday, 17 Oct 2013 | 1:16 PM ET

    Politico's chief economic correspondent Ben White digs into the bill passed by Congress Wednesday. White outlines some of the kickbacks for Americans.

  • Great white baby shark no toddler     Thursday, 17 Oct 2013 | 1:13 PM ET

    Just 200 yards off the coast of Manhattan Beach near downtown LA, an 8-foot-long baby great white shark checks out a surfer.

  • Luxury too reliant on China?     Thursday, 17 Oct 2013 | 1:08 PM ET

    A new report from AT Kearney found just 2 percent of China's population consumes one-third of the world's luxury goods, with CNBC's Robert Frank.

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