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  • National Economic Council director Gene Sperling discusses President Obama's willingness to negotiate on the Affordable Care Act.

  • Tesla car catches fire- detail     Thursday, 3 Oct 2013 | 1:31 PM ET

    CNBC's Phil LeBeau reveals video of a Tesla vehicle in Seattle that caught fire. Shares of Tesla have fallen 12 percent since the video was published on YouTube.

  • National Economic Council director Gene Sperling discusses news Speaker Boehner is determined to prevent a government default, and just how much President Obama is willing to negotiate on budget issues.

  • National Economic Council director Gene Sperling says "the 14th Amendment does not give the President of the United State the ability to unilaterally borrow," and addresses the impact that could have to the global markets.

  • Boehner spokesman: US will not default on debt     Thursday, 3 Oct 2013 | 1:27 PM ET

    Speaker Boehner's office is not denying the NY Times report that says Speaker Boehner is determined to prevent a federal default, reports CNBC's Eamon Javers.

  • US on path for energy independence?     Thursday, 3 Oct 2013 | 1:14 PM ET

    A WSJ headline says the U.S. is "overtaking Russia" as the largest oil and gas producer. Dan Pickering of Tudor, Pickering, Holt & Co. says the U.S. is importing about 8 million barrels today, and Carl Larry of Oil Outlooks and Opinions, talks about the benefit refiners are seeing right now.

  • The NY Times is reporting Speaker Boehner is determined to prevent a federal default, and is willing to pass a measure through a combination of Republican and Democratic votes. CNBC's Eamon Javers, and Josh Boak of The Fiscal Times, provide perspective.

  • Can Wall St. befriend the White House?     Thursday, 3 Oct 2013 | 1:07 PM ET

    Discussing the relationship between the White House and Wall Street amid JPMorgan's settlement talks, with CNBC's Eamon Javers, and Josh Boak of The Fiscal Times.

  • We don't know impact of debt ceiling: Pro     Thursday, 3 Oct 2013 | 1:04 PM ET

    How should investors prepare their portfolios amid the debt debate? CNBC's Bob Pisani, and Abigail Doolittle, The Seaport Group, weigh in.

  • What we know about the debt ceiling     Thursday, 3 Oct 2013 | 1:01 PM ET

    CNBC's Steve Liesman breaks down what we know about hitting the debt ceiling, and the possible economic impact.

  • Lavish parties come back     Wednesday, 2 Oct 2013 | 1:54 PM ET

    CNBC's Robert Frank looks at what goes into the planning of one of David Monn's mega-parties.

  • Future of refining     Wednesday, 2 Oct 2013 | 1:43 PM ET

    Primus Green Energy is looking to use natural gas to fuel your car, and even jet fuel in the future, reports CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis.

  • President must get involved: Kudlow on shutdown     Wednesday, 2 Oct 2013 | 1:36 PM ET

    At what point does the government shutdown become a crisis for the economy? CNBC's Larry Kudlow, and CNBC contributor Keith Boykin, discuss President Obama and Speaker Boehner's options right now.

  • Gold rallies back on day 2 of shutdown     Wednesday, 2 Oct 2013 | 1:29 PM ET

    Gold is down over 20 percent this year, reports CNBC's Sharon Epperson. Many traders expect volatility as the debate over the debt ceiling continues.

  • Obamacare visitors overrun exchange website     Wednesday, 2 Oct 2013 | 1:16 PM ET

    CNBC's Bertha Coombs reports on the slowness of the federal website Healthcare.gov, which provides access to the official Health Insurance Marketplace.

  • Bank executives met with President Obama today. CNBC speaks to Goldman Sachs CEO Blankfein and Bank of America CEO Brian Moynihan about their conversation on the long-term consequences of the government shutdown.

  • Small businesses are backbone of America: Pro     Wednesday, 2 Oct 2013 | 1:05 PM ET

    How has the government shutdown affected the private sector? Abdul Baytops, CEO of One Federal Solution, says he had to furlough about 90 percent of his staff.

  • Sen. Reid sends letter to Boehner     Wednesday, 2 Oct 2013 | 1:01 PM ET

    CNBC's John Harwood reports there are signs the "agenda of disagreement" in Washington is shifting. Sen. Harry Reid sent a letter to Speaker Boehner offering budget talks.

  • Abigail Doolittle, technical strategist at The Seaport Group, and TJM Institutional Services Jim Iuorio reveal how they'd play the airline sector now.

  • Two real estate brokers give you a video tour of a $19.5 million chateau in Dallas, as well as a $5.1 million home in Chicago's Gold Coast.

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