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  • 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.

  • Markets continue to move up: Pro     Thursday, 17 Oct 2013 | 1:02 PM ET

    Where investors should keep focus, with CNBC's Bob Pisani, and Kenny Polcari, O'Neil Securities. "The Fed is not going anywhere," says Polcari.

  • Government could reopen as soon as Thursday Wednesday, 16 Oct 2013 | 1:55 PM ET

    Republican Rep. James Lankford of Oklahoma told CNBC what it will take to end the shutdown after news Senate leaders have agreed to a deal.

  • Senate has a deal     Wednesday, 16 Oct 2013 | 1:04 PM ET

    CNBC's John Harwood reports House leadership aids expect the deal to pass in the Senate first, and have no doubt this will pass the House as well.

  • Trash talk: Waste Management CEO on fixing DC     Wednesday, 16 Oct 2013 | 1:51 PM ET

    David Steiner, president and CEO of Waste Management, offers his advice on how to end political divisiveness in Washington and fix the nation's finances.

  • Twitter co-founder: Compound impact in altruism     Wednesday, 16 Oct 2013 | 1:34 PM ET

    The "Power Lunch" team asks Twitter co-founder Biz Stone about his impression of the government shutdown, and whether technology can save the country. "The younger generation is becoming more aware of the meaningfulness of things," he explains.

  • Inside a $54 million Malibu mansion     Wednesday, 16 Oct 2013 | 1:44 PM ET

    CNBC's Robert Frank shares a peak at Wednesday's season finale of "Secret Lives of the Super Rich."

  • How the Spanx founder failed her way to billions     Wednesday, 16 Oct 2013 | 1:41 PM ET

    Sara Blakely, founder and inventor of Spanx shares her father's parenting strategy of encouraging failure. CNBC's Robert Frank reports.

  • Twitter co-founder Biz Stone says his hope for Twitter is that the technology "fades away," and that the company becomes a "triumph of humanity." He also discusses a net loss of $60 million last quarter.

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