Power Lunch


  • Why the midterm election could be good for stocks Monday, 3 Nov 2014 | 4:16 PM ET
    Traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Here's why the midterm election could be good for stocks, says Kenny Polcari.

  • How to max out returns: Think like a couch potato Monday, 3 Nov 2014 | 2:35 PM ET

    Some investors are very agile while others are more like couch potatoes; they just let their money sit. Who does better?

  • Power Rundown: Taylor Swift & global daredevils  Monday, 3 Nov 2014 | 1:53 PM ET

    CNBC's Tyler Mathisen, Morgan Brennan and Dominic Chu look at today's "Power Lunch" stories, including news Taylor Swift pulled her music from Spotify, and whether Nik Wallenda's Chicago tightrope walk, or a man climbing on top of a dead whale is crazier.

  • ALDI heats up competition in food retail  Monday, 3 Nov 2014 | 1:45 PM ET

    Leading low price grocer ALDI U.S. is changing the game in the industry. Jim Hertel, Willard Bishop, says the company is really knocking it out of the park; and Andrew Wolf, BB&T Capital, discusses its position in the competitive grocer space.

  • Grocery game changer  Monday, 3 Nov 2014 | 1:42 PM ET

    CNBC's Sue Herera met with low price grocer ALDI U.S. President Jason Hart, to learn more about its private label food products, and how it's cutting out costs and passing that money onto the consumer.

  • Yellen & Obama walk the sunny side  Monday, 3 Nov 2014 | 1:35 PM ET

    President Obama is meeting with Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen today. CNBC's Steve Liesman reports what's on the agenda for their conversation.

  • Pisani: Energy just off pop  Monday, 3 Nov 2014 | 1:33 PM ET

    CNBC's Bob Pisani dissects the pop in the energy ETF midday, and move in energy and big oil stocks afterwards.

  • Double homicide in Hong Kong  Monday, 3 Nov 2014 | 1:25 PM ET

    A British banker was charged with double murder in Hong Kong just days after leaving his job. CNBC's Andrea Day has the gruesome story.

  • Early details of SpaceShipTwo investigation  Monday, 3 Nov 2014 | 1:23 PM ET

    CNBC's Jane Wells reports details of Virgin Galactic SpaceShipTwo's crash investigation.

  • First-time home buyers at 30 year low  Monday, 3 Nov 2014 | 1:18 PM ET

    CNBC's Diana Olick reports first-time home buyers dropped to 33 percent this year. Nearly half of first-time buyers surveyed this year said the mortgage application and approval process was more difficult than expected.

  • Apple bond sale on tap?  Monday, 3 Nov 2014 | 1:09 PM ET

    CNBC's Josh Lipton reports CNBC has confirmed Apple is lining up an investor call ahead of a potential bond deal.

  • Rally to year-end?  Monday, 3 Nov 2014 | 1:07 PM ET

    Dissecting October's trading action, and expectations for November, with Jordan Waxman, HighTower HSW partner, and Burt White, LPL Financial CIO.

  • Index vs. active: What's best in this market?  Monday, 3 Nov 2014 | 1:01 PM ET

    CNBC's Dominic Chu looks at whether the actively managed funds, or the index funds weathered through October's market better.

  • Music and retail: Shop (and dance?) 'til you drop Saturday, 1 Nov 2014 | 8:15 AM ET

    The music inside stores can have an impact on how long we stay in a store and how much we buy. "The Sonic Boom" author Joel Beckerman explains.

  • Cashin: Don’t buy without understanding this Friday, 31 Oct 2014 | 2:22 PM ET
    Art Cashin

    Art Cashin of UBS says before individual investors hit the buy button, there’s something they should know.

  • Pros cheer Bank of Japan's move Friday, 31 Oct 2014 | 2:21 PM ET
    Pedestrians look at an electronic stock board displaying the figure of the Nikkei 225 Stock Average, center top left, and the exchange rate of the yen against the U.S. dollar, center top right, outside a securities firm in Tokyo, on Friday, Oct. 31, 2014.

    The liquidity bull market isn't over thanks to new stimulus from the Bank of Japan, two market pros told CNBC on Friday.

  • Pro: Attention investors, reallocate immediately Friday, 31 Oct 2014 | 2:01 PM ET
    Traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    With the Dow at a record high and the S&P 500 within a stone’s throw of its top mark, analyst Ric Edelman says it's time to reallocate immediately.

  • Setting the mood for shoppers  Friday, 31 Oct 2014 | 1:53 PM ET

    Joel Beckerman, author of "The Sonic Boom," specializes in sonic branding for major companies. Beckerman also creates the music you hear on "Power Lunch" and CNBC.

  • Do we really need QE every time we get nervous?  Friday, 31 Oct 2014 | 1:44 PM ET

    Michael Chadwick, Chadwick Financial CEO, dissects Japan's market behavior, and the Bank of Japan's decision to expand its quantitative easing program.

  • Anatomy of Friday's big bounce  Friday, 31 Oct 2014 | 1:42 PM ET

    CNBC's Dominic Chu outlines the pullbacks and rebounds in the market since the beginning of the year.

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