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  • Countdown to shutdown     Wednesday, 18 Sep 2013 | 1:01 PM ET

    CNBC's Eamon Javers reports the negotiations are at a standstill over the issue of whether or not to defund Obamacare as the government shutdown battle looms.

  • Fed takes center stage; pasta in pink sauce Tuesday, 17 Sep 2013 | 12:05 PM ET
    Pasta with pink sauce

    Janet Yellen is largely considered the top pick for Fed chair, which is probably making her blush like pasta in pink sauce.

  • Versace on sale: Mansion goes for $41.5m     Tuesday, 17 Sep 2013 | 1:47 PM ET

    In today's Power Rundown, CNBC's Jane Wells reports the latest from America's Cup in San Francisco. CNBC's Robert Frank discusses Sun co-founder Scott McNealy's comments on charity and reports the South Beach Versace Mansion has sold for $41.5 million.

  • Are muni bonds a risky bet?     Tuesday, 17 Sep 2013 | 1:35 PM ET

    Puerto Rico's weak economy and heavy debt load have made its bonds a risky bet for most investors. Barron's recent cover story singled out Oppenheimer's aggressive $6.5 billion bet on the country. Troy Willis, OppenheimerFunds, and John Lofreddo, MainStay High Yield Municipal Bond Fund, debate the move.

  • Boeing's 787-9 Dreamliner first flight     Tuesday, 17 Sep 2013 | 1:33 PM ET

    CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports from Everett, Wash., where Boeing's next-generation Dreamliner is getting ready for its first flight.

  • Syria & the debt ceiling     Tuesday, 17 Sep 2013 | 1:30 PM ET

    With concerns in Syria still looming, Fed policymakers are having a 2-day meeting on interest rates. CNBC's Steve Liesman has the results of the CNBC Fed survey.

  • Critics call President Obama tone deaf     Tuesday, 17 Sep 2013 | 1:20 PM ET

    The President has been criticized for speaking about the financial crisis yesterday during the shootings at the DC Navy Yard. NBC's Chuck Todd reports on the speech critics are calling "political" and "tone deaf."

  • Shooting rampage death toll     Tuesday, 17 Sep 2013 | 1:15 PM ET

    CNBC's Eamon Javers reports the latest from the shooting at a Navy Yard in Washington that resulted in 13 deaths. Officials are saying the shooter used a shotgun and 2 handguns. Counter-terrorism expert, Aaron Cohen, IMS Security,and Candice DeLong, retired FBI profilier, discuss danger signs and how companies can keep their employees safe in times of tragedy.

  • Market play ahead of the Fed     Tuesday, 17 Sep 2013 | 1:06 PM ET

    Kenny Polcari, O'Neil Securities,and Gary Kaminsky, Morgan Stanley, weigh in on the Fed's coming interest rate announcement and its likely impact on the markets.

  • Microsoft boosts dividend 22%     Tuesday, 17 Sep 2013 | 1:03 PM ET

    The tech giant is set to buyback $40 billion in stock and pump up its dividend, reports CNBC's Jon Fortt with all the latest details.

  • Next-gen Dreamliner set to take flight     Tuesday, 17 Sep 2013 | 1:01 PM ET

    CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports on the maiden flight of the Boeing 787-9.

  • As many as 7 dead in DC Navy Yard shooting     Monday, 16 Sep 2013 | 1:54 PM ET

    CNBC's Diana Olick reports the death toll from today's DC Navy Yard shooting has risen to 7. Terrorism expert Mike Barrett, Diligent Innovations, weighs in on the ongoing investigation.

  • Nasdaq halts options trading     Monday, 16 Sep 2013 | 1:52 PM ET

    CNBC's Bob Pisani and contributor Jeff Kilburg report the Nasdaq has briefly halted trading in the options market due to data feed issues.

  • CNBC's Michelle Caruso Cabrera reports the latest details from the United Nations investigation into the use of chemical weapons in Syria.

  • Stocks rally on Summers' withdrawal     Monday, 16 Sep 2013 | 1:40 PM ET

    Markets are reacting to Larry Summers withdrawal from consideration to be the next Fed chief. Kenny Polcari, O'Neil Securities; David Balin, Citi Private Bank; and CNBC's Bob Pisani analyze the market's upward move.

  • Multiple casualties in DC shooting     Monday, 16 Sep 2013 | 1:33 PM ET

    NBC's Tom Costello reports the latest details from the deadly shooting at the Navy Yard in Washington. And CNBC's Diana Olick is at a hospital where many of the wounded were taken after the shooting.

  • Terrorism expert Mike Barrett, Diligent Innovations, discusses security issues for the White House following a shooting at the D.C. Navy Yard, which left multiple people dead. CNBC's Scott Cohn reports the latest details on the investigation. And Gene Sperling, National Economic Council director, is joined by CNBC's Steve Liesman and John Hardwood to discuss President Obama's comments on the shooting, as well as the 5th anniversary of the financial crisis.

  • CNBC's John Harwood reports the latest from the White House including President Obama's reaction to the Navy Yard shooting and 5 years passing since the collapse of Lehman Brothers.

  • 4 killed in DC Navy Yard shooting     Monday, 16 Sep 2013 | 1:03 PM ET

    Police believe they have neutralized a shooter that injured 12 people this morning at a Washington Navy yard leaving 4 dead. CNBC's Eamon Javers has the latest details on other possible suspects in the investigation. And former FBI SWAT team member Kevin Knierim, weighs in.

  • Recap of President Obama's speech on economy     Monday, 16 Sep 2013 | 1:00 PM ET

    CNBC's John Harwood reports the latest from the White House including President Obama's reaction to the Navy Yard shooting, Syria and the 5 years following the collapse of Lehman Brothers.

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